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Bob Evans restaurant in Holiday among five closed

HOLIDAY

Bob Evans on U.S. 19 among five closed

The Bob Evans restaurant at 1600 U.S. 19 closed its doors last Sunday to the dismay of regulars who enjoyed the popular chain's farm-style fare. The Holiday restaurant was one of five "underperforming" locations across the country that was shut down, said Margaret Standing, director of corporate communications for Bob Evans. The others were in Fort Myers, Leesburg and two in Missouri. "Each of the five restaurants we closed were low-volume restaurants," Standing said. "We told the team there it had nothing to do with their dedication or how well they were doing their job, but for reasons and circumstances beyond their control." She said the 31 employees were offered jobs at Bob Evans restaurants in Port Richey or Clearwater, or if they chose not to transfer, they received severance.

ST. LEO

County exec to get honorary degree

County Administrator John Gallagher, who plans to retire this year after 31 years at Pasco's helm, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters Saturday at commencement ceremonies at Saint Leo University. Gallagher, a Saint Leo grad himself, will be honored for his leadership in overseeing significant improvements to roads, the construction of a water and sewer system, and the creation of a county library system and county parks system during his tenure. The Most Rev. Felipe J. Estévez, bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine, will receive an honorary doctor of divinity from Saint Leo during the 3 p.m. Baccalaureate Mass, where he will be presiding. Yankel Ginzburg, a Washington, D.C., painter and sculptor whose works are on permanent display at the Saint Leo campus, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters Saturday morning.

HOLIDAY

Town hall meeting planned Tuesday

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office will hold a town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Lakes Civic Association, 3624 Atlantis Drive. Sheriff Chris Nocco and members of his command staff will be on hand to address questions and concerns that Holiday residents may have about their neighborhoods. For information visit pascosheriff.com or call toll-free 1-800-854-2862.

ZEPHYRHILLS

Drop off unwanted meds for disposal

Residents may drop off unwanted or expired medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Zephyr- hills Police Department, 6118 Eighth St. (behind the post office). No personal information will be requested. The police department will safely dispose of the medications, which prevents the drugs from being flushed away or thrown in the garbage, which can end up in the landfill or water supply.

PORT RICHEY

Democratic Club to meet Saturday

The West Pasco Democratic Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday at Jasmine Lakes Community Center, 7137 Jasmine Blvd. The meeting includes officer installation and a roundtable discussion of Pasco Politics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Refreshments will be available. For information, call (727) 459-2076.

Bob Evans restaurant in Holiday among five closed 04/20/13 [Last modified: Friday, April 19, 2013 8:13pm]
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