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New officers of the Trinity Rotary Club have been announced.
Maryellen Adams will lead activities as president for the coming year.
She will be assisted by: John Karel, president-elect; Marsha Noble, vice president; Carol Kinnard, secretary; Rich Balkcom, treasurer; Sandy Barley, sergeant-at-arms; and Markus Helber, editor.
Laurel Robinson is chairman of the board.
Directors are Kim Altrui, Mark Babiarz, Dan Downing, Lynn Frankenfield, Jim Lanpher, Angelo Rossello, Tim Sherrell and Jack Smith.
Harry Helmrich was named Rotarian of the Year.
The Paul Harris Award was given to Laurel Robinson.
Al Arzu and Mark Babiarz received Rookie of the Year awards.
The Trinity Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. Fridays at the Heritage Springs Country Club in New Port Richey. Service projects include All Children's charities, an art auction, ringing bells at Christmas, Paint Your Heart Out Pasco and Casinos of the World.
For information, call Chris Masseo at 372-6611.
Medical center sponsors two-day benefit book fair
The Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is sponsoring a benefit book fair from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the hospital cafeteria, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson.
The event is sponsored by the hospital's employee United Way committee and Books-A-Million. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of Pasco.
A variety of books will be available, including soft and hard backs, children's, craft, hobbys and many more. A large number of bestsellers will also be available.
Cash, check, Visa and MasterCard will be accepted.
_ 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.