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Federation of Women's Clubs to host district meeting

The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) International will host the Florida Federation of Woman's Club District 8 annual meeting at 10 a.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church of Lutz.

FFWC president, Marcia Bright, and FFWC second vice president, Ramona Thompson, will be the visiting state officers. Other FFWC officers and chairwomen residing in District 8 who will be attending are Judy Martin, FFWC corresponding secretary; Joyce Johnston, FFWC director of junior clubs; Pat Keel, District 8 director; Sharon Caltigirone, District 8 junior director; Frances Bianco, Conservation Department chairwoman; Marylan Jackson, Education Department chairwoman; Gloria Kasouf, International Affairs Department chairwoman, and Jo Van Bebber, FFWC protocal chairwoman.

The Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club, with Elsie Schatz as president, is one of the 15 clubs in District 8 that is a part of the Florida Federation and General Federation of Women's Clubs. GFWC is the largest organization of volunteers in the world.

Women Voters meeting

to address term limits

The newly formed East Pasco Unit of the League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Edwinola in downtown Dade City. Susan MacManurs, professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa, will speak on "Term Limits" and "Tax Cap." A discussion also is scheduled on taxpaying amendments that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Penny Morrill, director of Sunrise of Pasco County, will provide a recap of the unit's focus on spouse abuse.

Reservations are not required, but are suggested. Call (904) 521-5701 or (904) 521-3829.

"Citizens Against Crime'

focus of club's meeting

The Dade City Woman's Club meets at 2 p.m. Monday at the Woman's Club building on Palm Avenue. Leona Hall, Lennie Davenport and Lorraine McCabe are meeting chairwomen. The program will be on "Citizens Against Crime." Note that this is a new meeting time.

Firefighting coverage

rates are restructured

The Tri-Community Fire Association announces its new restructured rates. Rates for one year's firefighting coverage is $30 for a single story structure situated on a maximum of five acres of land. The rate is $45 for a two-story or bi-level structure.

Vacant property is billed at $1 per acre with a 10-acre minimum. Churches are $90 and commercial property begins at $100 for the first 2,500 square feet with additional rates for larger sizes.

People within the Tri-Community Fire District that receive services and who are not members will be charged $300 for each emergency vehicle and $25 for each firefighter who is sent to the emergency scene. The association has two Class "A" pumpers, one tanker and one combination rescue squad/brush unit, and there are more than 30 firefighters on the roster.

The Tri-Community Fire District covers the following areas: Lacoochee, Trilacoochee, Trilby, Old Trilby Road, Christian Road, U.S. 98 north to Hernando County, County Road 575 west to Harrision Hill Road and east to Hernando County, and U.S. 301 north from Gould Road to Hernando County including Hillcrest Subdivision, Crystal Way and Crystal Terrace.

For more information, call (904) 583-3473.

36,000 pounds of litter

are collected in cleanup

More than a thousand volunteers helped at Pasco County's Annual Coastal and Waterways Cleanup on Sept. 19. School groups, civic organizations, businesses, and municipal and county government departments collected more than 36,000 pounds of litter from seven coastal collection sites, five inland collection sites and many smaller areas. About 1,200 pounds of aluminum cans were separated and recycled by the volunteers.

The data that were gathered in this nationwide cleanup effort will be used by the Center for Marine Conservation to help identify the sources of debris and with particular regional problems with marine dumping.

For more information on the above classes, call the recreation complex at (813) 948-1933.

Information about people and events in east and central Pasco (including Dade City, Zephyrhills and Land O'Lakes) must be sent in writing one week before the event to Suzanne Hayes, Pasco Times, 301 E Meridian Ave., Suite 214, Dade City 33525. For information in East Pasco, call (904) 521-5757. In Land O'Lakes, call (813) 996-6796. Elsewhere, call (800) 333-7505.