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Today: Crystal River Power Squadron will be hosting a three-day escorted bus tour to Amelia Island, Jacksonville and St. Augustine. The trip includes motor coach transportation, two nights lodging, two breakfasts, two dinners, dinner show at the Alhambra Theater in Jacksonville, scenic boat tour on St. John's River in Jacksonville, tour of St. Augustine and more. Cost $259. Departure will be at 7:45 a.m. from Crystal River, returning the evening of Dec. 7. Call Tom Davis, 527-2808.

Jan. 13 (deadline Jan. 5): The Beverly Hills Woman's Club will host a trip to Tampa Bay Downs for live horse racing. The cost is $40 and includes a luxury bus, reserved indoor clubhouse seats and a winner's circle buffet. The bus departs at 9 a.m. from Beverly Hills and returns about 5:30 p.m. Call Rosella Hale at 746-2545.

Jan. 27: The Germania Florida club plans a seven-night cruise to the Western Caribbean abroad the luxury liner Costa Magica out of Fort Lauderdale with stops in Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Ocho Rios and Grand Turks. The price includes all port charges and taxes, bus transportation and private cocktail party. Call Lore, 726-4073 or Maria, 628-0922.

April 29 (deadline Jan. 29): The West Citrus Elks of Homosassa will sponsor a seven day cruise to the Western Caribbean departing from Tampa on the Carnival Legend. You will visit Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Belize, and Costa Maya, Mexico. Stateroom rates are: inside 4A $715, outside $825, outside balcony $955, prices honored until Oct. 18; includes: port fees and taxes, round trip motor coach transportation to and from the ship, all tips for baggage handlers and bus drivers, an on board private cocktail party, $75 per stateroom onboard credit, one bottle white wine per stateroom, and a Bon Voyage Party. Deposit of $250 required (refundable before final payment which is due Jan. 29). Passports are required for all air and sea travel to and from the Caribbean. For information call Jim Sterin at 861-8574 or cell phone 445-9863.

How to be listed: To be listed in the Destinations list, submit the information in writing to Bonnie Willette, 301 W Main St., Inverness, FL 34450; fax to 860-7320 or e-mail to The column is for fundraising activities (no shopping trips please) for registered not-for-profit groups. For information call 860-7319.

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