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Pasco recreation notebook: free health screenings in Holiday

The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex in Holiday is set to play host to a Holiday Wellness Expo that will include about 40 vendors providing everything from wellness education materials to free health screenings. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 19 and is free and open to the public.

"We have a lot of programs at the recreation center that target specific groups like seniors or kids, but this will encompass everyone," Pasco County park site supervisor Eric Pavlica said. "We'll have just about everything you can imagine to showcase when it comes to health and wellness, so we expect a good turnout."

Sponsors include Rasmussen College, All Children's Hospital, the Healthy Vision Institute, Home Helpers, Raffle Rescue for Animals, Wellcare, Staywell Kids and more. For more information, call (727) 942-7439.

VOLLEYBALL: The J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex has developed a new youth volleyball league for players ages 7 to 9 called Bump-Set-Spike Junior Volleyball.

The league is designed to help players learn the rules and skills to play the game. Interested participants must register by Jan. 11 as the season starts on Jan. 12. The cost is $25 for the season. For more information, call (727) 942-7439.

SHOOTING: Tampa Bay Sporting Clays will host the inaugural Suncoast Classic on Jan. 26 and 27. The event is a National Sporting Clays Association sanctioned event and will follow all NSCA rules.

Both days include a 100-target, 16-station event on both the red and blue courses, but there will also be a two-day, 200-target event called the Ironman 200. Only factory loaded ammunition can be used at all events. Ammunition shall not exceed NSCA limits. Ammunition will be available for sale at the club. For more information, visit mytbsc.com or call (813) 929-6200.

LACROSSE: The Dick's Sporting Goods Tournament Of Champions Lacrosse Tournament, hosted by Pasco County and Wesley Chapel Athletic Association and run by NDP Lacrosse, will take place this weekend at the Wesley Chapel District Park.

The tournament includes 88 teams that qualified for the TOC, representing 20 different states and Canada. Gates will open at 8 a.m. each day at the north entrance only of the park. There are no entry or parking fees. All visitors and participants will experience a vendor village as well as three days of lacrosse.

For more information contact Joe Palermo, WCAA director of lacrosse, at (631) 766-6715, Joe@wcaasports.org or Frank Britton, tournament director, at (813) 997-3365.

SPIN-A-THON: LifeCycle Fitness Studio seeks participants for its Spin-a-Thon, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 5 at 4664 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

Registration must be completed by Thursday. Members of each team will need to alternate so that one member is on the bike pedaling at all times. There will be food, drinks, demonstrations and door prizes.

All proceeds will go to the Humane Society of the Nature Coast and St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Call (352) 540-5199.

Pasco recreation notebook: free health screenings in Holiday 12/28/12 [Last modified: Friday, December 28, 2012 7:45pm]
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