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High Twelve hosts Ladies Day Luncheon

The Holiday High Twelve Club 418 is hosting a Ladies Day Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Quality Inn, U.S. 19, New Port Richey.

The Wolcott Foundation will be the program topic. The foundation helps to provide scholarships for graduate studies in federal, state or local government at George Washington University. Graduates aided by the foundation are serving in various levels of government and in embassies around the world.

William T. Crick is local chairman.

George Moyer, third vice president of Florida High Twelve, will participate in the program.

Sheamus O'Dwyer of County Clare, Ireland, will provide special entertainment.

For reservations, call Ray Bearns at 938-1167 or Samuel Cline, third vice president, at 942-3141.

Knights host benefit

spaghetti dinner

The St. Michael's Knights of Columbus Council 10377 is sponsoring a spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Michael's Parish center, State Road 52, Bayonet Point.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children 12 and younger. Tickets will be available at the door, or call 862-0906, 868-0520 or 868-3549.

Proceeds will be used to help defray medical expenses for Bleasia Whiffen, a kindergarten teacher at Bishop Larkin School who is the wife of Frank Whiffen, administrative assistant at St. Michael's and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Mrs. Whiffen was diagnosed with cancer in December and is scheduled to undergo a bone marrow transplant in April.

Social workers host

awards banquet

The National Association of Social Workers, Pasco-Hernando-Citrus Sub-unit, is hosting an awards banquet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Quality Inn, U.S. 19, New Port Richey.

Wallace G. Savage Jr. has been chosen Public Citizen of the Year for working to bring all sectors of the community together for humanitarian goals; Annette M. Knowles, a University of South Florida student working in the Pasco School System, has been named Social Worker Student of the Year. Ruth Georgiou has been named Retired Social Worker of the Year for her efforts on behalf of the profession and living her own life in racial and ethnic harmony.

William Aycrigg has been selected Social Worker of the Year for addressing the needs of the elderly in Pasco County and will soon serve Hernando County as well. He has a lifelong interest in the need for Hispanic American harmony and cooperation.

Information about people and special events in West Pasco (including Holiday, Port Richey, New Port Richey and Hudson) must be sent in writing one week before the event or one week before deadline for reservations or tickets to Carolyn Hopkins, Pasco Times, 11321 U.S. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668. For information in most of West Pasco, call (813) 869-6231. From Holiday, call (813) 842-9465. Submissions will be considered only from organizations based in Pasco County, and then only if the special events are open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, all phone numbers in the West Pasco column are area code 813.