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Briefs: Eighth-grader wins tickets to NCAA Women's Final Four


Make a scrapbook, help marching band

If you're a scrapbook enthusiast, come out and help raise money for the Newsome High School marching band.

The band will hold a scrap-a-thon from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 26 in the school cafeteria, 16550 Fishhawk Blvd. in Lithia.

The fee is $25 and includes a beginner's class. An advanced class is available for an extra charge.

The event also includes a scrap swap, which gives participants the chance to trade new and used items. There will also be an auction, demonstrations and vendor. Lunch, snacks and beverages included.

Participants and business sponsors needed. Call Valerie at 695-0677 or e-mail vmanalang4@


Eighth-grader wins tickets to Final Four

Tomlin Middle School eighth-grader Nicholas Daly is one of four Hillsborough County students who won tickets to the NCAA Women's Final Four in Tampa next weekend.

Daly won an essay contest as part of an event called "Middle School Madness."

He will watch the Final Four games on April 6 and 8 and attend a special dinner. He also won basketball equipment and other prizes.


Donate, bid on items to help Catholic school

Nativity Catholic School will hold its eighth annual auction at 6 p.m. April 12 in Carol Morsani Hall at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.

This year's theme is "The Giving Tree," and the auction will have everything from vacation packages and sports memorabilia to one-of-a-kind classroom projects and baskets.

"This is an exciting way for our school to raise funds to benefit every single student at Nativity," said Tina Sullivan, director of stewardship and advancement at the school.

A reception and silent auction will be followed by dinner and the live auction.

Tickets cost $75 and can be purchased at the church and school office, 705 E Brandon Blvd. Call 657-9787 for information or to donate an auction item.

Compiled by Times Staff Writer Jan Wesner.

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Briefs: Eighth-grader wins tickets to NCAA Women's Final Four 03/27/08 [Last modified: Thursday, March 27, 2008 6:02am]
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