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Hometown Pasco for Aug. 1

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Hometown Pasco is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. Call Hometown Pasco news coordinator Jean Hayes at (352) 848-1438, fax (352) 754-6133, or

Clubs and organizations

Nearly $10,000 raised for Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation: Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano recently announced that $9,937.86 was raised during the office's May promotion on behalf of the Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation.

Through the generosity of 3,613 residents of the community, 13,000 students in local schools will benefit from speech and hearing services. During May, the tax collector's office shined the spotlight on the Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation as its featured charitable organization.

Any registered vehicle owner or driver's license holder can donate to the foundation whenever their registration and/or drivers license become due. For information, visit

Recreation and sports

Zephyrhills Scramble raises $15,000: For the ninth year in a row, the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Zephyrhills (Noon), teamed up to host the Zephyrhills Scramble at Silverado Golf & Country Club. This year's tournament raised $15,000 for local youth and education programs, scholarships and other community service programs by both organizations. Sean Klotz, Silverado's golf pro, served as the Rotary club's golf committee chairman.

Tournament results: Tim Polce, Fred Bender and Shawn VanPatten won first place gross ($400 cash prize), which they donated back to the charity. Dennis Davis, Josh Darland, Kurt Dimeler and Barry Riley won first place net ($400 cash prize).

Other contest winners: Brenda Welcher of Team Florida Hospital Zephyrhills won the putting contest. Gouen Lee of Team First National Bank of Pasco won the women's closest to the pin on holes 13 and 17. Lee also won the women's longest drive contest.

Pete Lemay won the men's closest to the pin on hole 4; John Mesiemore of Team Jarrett Ford Dade City won the men's closest to the pin on hole 7, and Josh Darlan won the men's longest drive contest.

Hometown Pasco for Aug. 1 07/30/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:51pm]
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