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Briefs: Apollo Beach youth sports leagues taking registrations

APOLLO BEACH

Youth sports leagues accepting registrations

It's time to gear up for winter youth sports leagues. Registration has begun for flag football, soccer and cheerleading at N Zone Sports. Games will be played Saturday mornings from Feb. 7 to April 4 at the Summerfield Community Center, 13011 Summerfield Blvd. Early registration runs through Dec. 13. For information or to register, call 938-4471 or go to www.nzonesports.com.

Hillsborough County Rotary's Santa camp an escape for ill kids

The Tampa Carrollwood Rotary Club is offering children who suffer from cancer or blood disorders a chance to forget about their illnesses for a few days during the holiday season.

Today through Sunday, kids ages 3 to 14 who have cancer, sickle cell disease or hemophilia are invited to Santa's Workshop Weekend, a three-day camp that will allow them to interact with peers and make holiday gifts.

The event takes place at Rotary's Camp Florida, 1915 Camp Florida Road, Brandon. Registration will be limited to 80 children. Call 877-2267 to reserve a spot.

DOVER

Bullets Black baseball team schedules tryouts

The Bullets Black are seeking experienced players for their 13U AAU baseball team for the spring 2009 season.

The team plays in the Dover-Thonotosassa area, but all eligible players are welcome.

Tryouts will be held Dec. 13 and, if slots are still available, Jan. 3 and 4. For details, call 690-2652 or 610-0925.

SUN CITY CENTER

Free seminar explores investing in tough times

Just because the stock market is down doesn't mean you should forget about investing.

Quite the contrary, say Don Williams and Kyle Canant, who will host a free seminar on the subject from 2 to 3:30 p.m. today at the Golf Club at Cypress Creek in Sun City Center, 1011 Cypress Village Blvd. Williams and Canant of the Mutual Fund Store call their talk, "The Bold Truth about Mutual Funds."

Call 661-1717 to make sure a seat is still available.

PLANT CITY

High school students join forces for 'Pippin'

Want to see a glimpse of life in the eighth century?

Beginning next week, the performing arts and drama departments at Newsome, Plant City and Durant high schools will put on the show Pippin, a musical about the life of European King Charlemagne's son.

Shows are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Dec. 13 and 2 p.m. Dec. 14 in the auditorium at Tomlin Middle School, 501 N Woodrow Wilson St.

Tickets start at $7 and can be purchased by calling 781-1285.

VALRICO

Choral society presenting Handel's 'Messiah'

The newly established Brandon Choral Society, under the direction of Robert Romanski and Chris Westfall, will presents Handel's Messiah at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 5049 Bell Shoals Road, Valrico.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. In support of Metropolitan Ministries, a donation of any nonperishable food item will reduce the $15 ticket price to $10. For more information, call 689-4900.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Expo offers advice to owners of small businesses

Small business owners looking for an edge during these bleak economic times can turn to the county for free advice next week.

The Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center is hosting a survival expo from 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at 7402 W 56th St., Building 400, in Tampa. There will be seminars on financing, cash flow, credit scores, marketing strategies and networking.

Briefs: Apollo Beach youth sports leagues taking registrations 12/04/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:50am]
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