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Pasco event for cancer patient will raise funds, awareness

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There will be a charity 5K event for Kellie Hicks-Aguilera, a 46-year-old woman battling HPV cancer for the second time, at 9 a.m. Nov. 3 at Gulf High School. The event is being organized by her daughter, Ashley Aguilera, to raise awareness of HPV cancer around the community and to collect money for her mother's treatment.

"People can walk or run to support the cause," Ashley Aguilera said. "I'm organizing this event to raise enough funds for my mother's treatments during this hard time, and we'll hopefully also make people more aware of this disease."

The entry fee is $25. Participants can preregister at www.cureforkellie.com or walk up the day of the race for $30. For more information, call (386) 872-0669 or email [email protected]

TENNIS: The New Port Richey Recreation Center will be the site for USTA Jr. Team Tennis League sign-up from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6. The league runs for six weeks, Oct. 6 through Nov. 11, for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. For more information, contact Christina Hill at (727) 375-7678 or [email protected]

PADDLERS TOOLKIT: The Florida Paddling Trails Association will provide Environmental Toolkit Training starting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park. There will be about 3 ½ hours of classroom training on interacting with nature, protecting Florida's environment and bringing the right gear. After lunch, there will be a paddle that will last several hours. To sign up, visit www.floridapaddlingtrails.com. Contact Hank Brooks at [email protected]

GOLF: The Pasco Sheriff's Golf Classic will be held Oct. 22 at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, raising money to support the Pasco Police Athletic League. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration is $150 per person or $600 per foursome; the price includes continental breakfast and 18 holes of golf, followed by a catered, sit-down luncheon in the fine dining area of Lake Jovita.

The registration deadline is Oct. 15. To register, visit www.PascoSheriff.com, look under the "Sheriff Chris Nocco" drop-down menu and select "Sheriff Golf Classic." For more information, call the Sheriff's Office at 1-800-854-2862, ext. 7733.

To submit information on community sports events, contact David Rice at [email protected]

VOLLEYBALL: The No Name Volleyball Club will host a free volleyball camp from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School in Spring Hill. The camp, hosted by coach Doug Chinchar, is for children ranging from 5-year-olds to eighth-graders. Participants will get a free T-shirt. To RSVP, contact Chinchar at [email protected] or (813) 949-9936. The club will also hold tryouts for girls ages 10-14 from noon to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Bishop McLaughlin. For more information, contact Chinchar or visit nonamevbc.com.

By DAVID RICE

Times Correspondent

There will be a charity 5K for Kellie Hicks-Aguilera, a 46-year old woman battling HPV cancer for the second time, at 9 a.m. Nov. 3 at Gulf High School. The event is being organized by her daughter, Ashley Aguilera, to raise awareness about HPV cancer around the community and to collect money for her mother's treatment.

"People can walk or run to support the cause," Ashley Aguilera said. "I'm organizing this event to raise enough funds for my mother's treatments during this hard time and we'll hopefully also make people more aware of this disease."

The entry fee is $25. Participants can pre-register at www.cureforkellie.com or walk up the day of the race for $30. For information, call (386) 872-0669 or email [email protected]

TENNIS: The New Port Richey Recreation Center will be the site for USTA Jr. Team Tennis League sign-up from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6. The league runs for six weeks, Oct. 6 through Nov. 11, for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. For information contact Christina Hill at (727) 375-7678 or [email protected]

PADDLERS TOOLKIT: The Florida Paddling Trails Association will provide Environmental Toolkit Training starting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13 at Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park. There will be about three and a half hours of classroom training on interacting with nature, protecting Florida's environment and bringing the right gear. After lunch there will be a paddle which will last several hours. To sign up, visit www.floridapaddlingtrails.com. Contact Hank Brooks at [email protected]

GOLF: The Pasco Sheriff's Golf Classic will be held Oct. 22 at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club, raising money to support the Pasco Police Athletic League. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration is $150 per person or $600 per foursome; price includes continental breakfast and 18 holes of golf, followed by a catered, sit-down luncheon in the fine dining area of Lake Jovita.

Registration deadline is Oct. 15. To register, visit www.PascoSheriff.com, look under the "Sheriff Chris Nocco" drop-down menu and select "Sheriff Golf Classic." For information, call the Sheriff's Office at 1-800-854-2862, ext. 7733.

To submit information on community sports events, contact David Rice at [email protected]

VOLLEYBALL: The No Name Volleyball Club will host a free volleyball camp from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School. The camp, hosted by coach Doug Chinchar, is for children ranging from age 5 to eighth-grade. Participants get a free T-shirt. To RSVP, contact Chinchar at [email protected] or (813) 949-9936. The club will also hold tryouts for girls ages 10-14 from noon to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Bishop McLaughlin. For information, contact Chinchar or visit nonamevbc.com.

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