Sharing a meal, supporting each other

The Power Gals of Land O’ Lakes began with a simple premise: Why not start a group where women could meet to have lunch and support one another? And, that’s exactly what happened. The club has no membership fees or mandatory attendance. Women come, have lunch and talk for a minute about their business, upcoming events or anything else they want to share. The club has its monthly … [Read more...]

Marine Corps League Detachment forms in Land O’ Lakes

A new Marine Corps League Detachment has formed in Land O’ Lakes. The Marine Forever Detachment No. 1440 has received its official charter, and the organization now meets on the third Monday of the month, at 7 p.m. at the Beef O’ Brady’s in the Village Lakes Shopping Center, 21539 Village Lakes Shopping Center Drive in Land O’ Lakes. The formal presentation of the detachment’s official … [Read more...]

Making life easier for local Marines

Seventy-seven-year-old L. David Kirk lives by the U.S. Marine Corps’ motto, “Once a Marine, always a Marine.” He served in the Marine Corps from 1956 to 1964, completing two tours of duty in the Mediterranean, two tours of duty in Okinawa, and serving in Southeast Asia and California, as well. “It was the best eight years I ever spent, because it took me from teenager to man,” said the … [Read more...]

Pet vaccines available for World Rabies Day on Wednesday

Wednesday is World Rabies Day, and Pasco County Animal Services is teaming up with Gentle Care Pet Hospital to provide one-year rabies vaccinations for low-income families. The first 150 low-income pet owners who qualify at events held Wednesday and Thursday will receive the vaccination for their dog or cat. The first clinic is at the county shelter, 19640 Dogpatch Lane in Land O' Lakes, while … [Read more...]