Pasco Federated Republican Women's Club luncheon is July 13

Published July 7, 2012

Pasco Federated RepublicAN Women'S Luncheon: A luncheon hosted by the Pasco Federated Republican Women's Club is planned for 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Fox Hollow Golf Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway, Trinity. The event will be a working lunch to select a board of directors, elect officers, develop bylaws and develop strategies for seeing the chapter grow. Republican women are invited. Reservations are required by Monday. Call Meg Merritt at (813) 428-6541 or email

Volunteer orientation: HPH Hospice will host a two-day volunteer orientation from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 14 and 21 for adults and teens 14 and older at the Marliere Care Center, 6801 Rowan Road, New Port Richey. A light lunch will be provided. Volunteer opportunities include visiting patients at their homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities or HPH Hospice facilities, working on office projects, answering phones or helping out at an event or health fair. Registration is required. Call (727) 848-7160 or visit hph-

Driver safety course: A pair of two-part AARP Driver Safety Courses are planned for 1-4 p.m. July 16 and 17 and 1-4 p.m. July 23 and 24 at Wesley Chapel Toyota, 5300 Eagleston Blvd., Wesley Chapel. The courses are designed for drivers 50 and older, but are open to everyone. The cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for nonmembers and $5 for current or former educators and support personnel who worked for a school district or university in any capacity. Advance registration is required. For information, call (813) 395-8376.

Bachelor, Basket and Services Auction: The Community Service Council of West Pasco has planned its 10th annual Bachelor, Basket and Services Auction, presented by Scott McPherson, PA, for 6 p.m. July 20 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave., New Port Richey. Guests get to bid on a date with one of Tampa Bay's most eligible bachelors or on service packages, including a home bathroom makeover. The event also features a raffle-style auction of baskets valued at $75 each, a cash bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres, three chocolate fountains and the opportunity to mingle with the bachelors. The auction begins promptly at 7 p.m. and includes a break for dessert. The event also includes entertainment for single, married, male and female guests, and prizes for everyone. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Proceeds benefit local West Pasco nonprofits and scholarships for students at every high school in West Pasco. For additional information, call Becky Bennett at (727) 967-7509 or email