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Seminole High band to host golf tourney

Published Aug. 28, 2005

(ran Seminole edition)

The Seminole High School Marching Band will host its first Warhawk Golf Tournament at the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club, beginning at 1 p.m. Oct. 9. Proceeds will help defray band members' costs for attending the 2005 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., in January.

Entry deadline is Oct. 1. Registration for the Shotgun Scramble begins at noon Oct. 9. Entry fees for the tournament are $85 per golfer or $340 per foursome. The fees include a full round of golf with cart and range balls, as well as a dinner for each golfer and a guest, 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Banquet Masters II. The dinner will be catered by Outback Steakhouse. A silent auction will be held in conjunction with the dinner.

The Belleview Biltmore Golf Club is at 1501 Indian Rocks Road, Clearwater. Banquet Masters II is at 6152 126th Ave., Clearwater.

Those unable to attend the golf tournament but who wish to support the band are invited to donate $200 as a "Hole Sponsor."

Entry or donation checks should be made payable to the SHS Band Boosters Inc. and mailed to 8401 131st St. N, Seminole, FL 33776. For more information, call Sharon Kirkman at 393-1903 or 410-8394.

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The Seminole Recreation Department is organizing a theater cruise Oct. 13 for seniors, featuring the comedy Anything Goes. The trip to the Show Palace cruise ship in Hudson will leave at 10:45 a.m. and return at 4:45 p.m. Tickets cost $54 per person (including lunch) and can be obtained at the recreation center.

The recreation department has several other events for seniors planned:

+ A trip to the Florida Holocaust Museum and the Florida International Museum, Tuesday. The bus will leave at 9:30 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. The trip will encompass history from World War I to the Cuban Crisis of the 1960s. The cost is $29, not including lunch.

+ Volleyball. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Open to beginners and experienced seniors, the center is looking for players to represent Seminole Recreation in the Good Life Games.

+ Badminton. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon.

+ Pickleball. Fridays, 9-11 a.m. This new sport is a combination of badminton, tennis and racquetball and is open to both beginners and experienced players.

+ Weekly Classes. Mondays, Fit For Ever and pinochle; Tuesdays, volleyball, stained glass, afternoon matinee, woodcarving, Pilates, Tai Chi; Wednesdays, walking club, Fit for Ever, beginning bridge, yoga; Thursdays, line dancing, badminton, afternoon games, Pilates; Fridays, pickleball, mahjong, Fit for Ever, advanced bridge.

Senior sports are free with a recreation card. The recreation center is at 9100 113th St. N. For more information, call 391-8345.

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Civitan, an all-volunteer international service organization, will have a series of organizational meetings at 6 p.m. on Thursdays, this week and Sept. 30, Oct. 7 and 14, at the Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N.

Civitan clubs emphasize aid to people with developmental disabilities, youth leadership development and good citizenship. For more information, call 391-4400.

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Friday's Music in the Park will feature country music by Wiley Fox, 7-9 p.m. at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road.

The free event is the third in a series of six Friday evening concerts jointly sponsored by the Seminole Recreation Department and area businesses and organizations. More than 1,000 people attended last week's concert.

Upcoming events in the 8th annual series include:

+ Oct. 1: oldies rock 'n' roll by the Tom Kats;

+ Oct. 8: R&B/jazz by Suzette Jennings;

+ Oct 15: blues by T.C. Carr & Friends.

Residents planning to attend should bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. Food and beverages will be available for sale. Alcoholic beverages and glass containers are not permitted in the park.

For more information, call recreation program coordinator Steve Malla at 391-8345.

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Chapel on the Hill will sponsor a Western Night, 6 p.m. Oct. 2 in Evans Hall. The event will be catered by the Great Cookout Company and features barbecued pork ribs, chicken, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, rolls, dessert and beverages. Entertainment will be provided by Frank Cannon and Tammy. Evans Hall is at 12601 Park Blvd. For reservations, call 391-2919.

News for Neighborhood Notebook may be e-mailed to, faxed to 398-6054, mailed to Seminole Notebook, 13472 Bellewood Ave. N, Seminole, FL 33776, or by calling Sheila Estrada at 399-9197.