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Woman's Club attends seminar

Members of the Brandon Junior Woman's Club recently attended a weekend seminar in Orlando.

Those who attended included Robin Ippolito, Rose Mary Wargo, Kathy Dorsey, Ginger Taylor, Jan Sack, Deby Hernandez, Suzann Walker, Nancy Kelley, Tricia Carson, Laurie Echols, Janet Smith, Lil Barney and Melody Cox.

The club's garage sale netted $404, which was used to purchase items for the Rainbow Learning Center.

On Nov. 21 members and their children will visit Granma's Hug N Farm in Zephryhills. The cost is $2 and includes a hayride.

The juniors participated in the Arts Festival for the physically and mentally disabled on Monday at the First United Methodist Church of Brandon.

Elks honor members

The October Elk of the Month for Brandon Elk Lodge 2383 is Archie Crabb.

He joined the lodge in 1987 and immediately became an active member. This year, his committee provides the Friday night sandwiches. He and his wife, Lorraine, are always willing to pitch in when there is a job to be accomplished, according to Frank Subko the lodge's exalted ruler.

The Teenager for August is Chad Brown, and for September is Silvana Smud. Chad is a senior at Brandon High School and a member of the National Honor Society. Silvana is a sophomore at Armwood High School and a member of the National Honor Society.

The Elks' Lady of Distinction for the month of September is Gerri Mann.

The Elks are sponsoring a trash and treasure sidewalk sale Oct. 24 at the lodge, 1941 E State Road 60, Valrico. Call Jim Yoho at 685-1383.

On Sunday, the ladies of the Elks will have their all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. for $2.95. The menu includes French toast, eggs, home fries, sausage, toast, sausage gravy/biscuit, juice and coffee.

From 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 25, the youth of the lodge sponsor what they call "the cheapest breakfast in town." For $2.50, people can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, home fries and coffee.