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Trees to be planted Saturday at Baker House

Published Sep. 9, 2005

(ran PW, PS editions)

The Baker House Restoration Committee will participate in a Memorial Tree Planting Ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Baker House, 5744 Moog Road, Holiday.

A Palatka holly and a seedling orange will be planted in a ceremony honoring Linda Edwards, late wife of Duane Edwards. He is a decendent of Samuel Baker, the original owner of the 1882 Cracker-style house. The late Mrs. Edwards was an avid supporter of the Baker House, the oldest house in West Pasco with this type of architecture. Edwards continues in this support. For information, call 849-2131.

Portuguese Americans

to celebrate anniversary

The Portuguese American Cultural Association, or PACA, will celebrate its fifth anniversary at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Palm Terrace clubhouse, 11205 Areca Drive, Port Richey.

The group, founded in March 1996 by Fernando Gomes, Alvaro Dias, Abel Ferreria and Manuel Mendes, now has 155 members.

The anniversary celebration is sponsored by Norberto Botelho's Dunkin' Donuts/31 Baskin Robbins.

The menu by Angelo will be salad, shrimp soup, fish fillets, pork, clams, cake and coffee. Tickets are $12 for members, $15 for non-members and half-price for children ages 6 to 12. The Europas will provide music. For reservations, call 842-9953.

_ 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 (727) 869-6231. From Holiday, call (727) 842-9465. Unless noted, all phone numbers are area code 727.