Children’s camp receives donation
GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club President Elayne Bassinger, right, and Vice President Peggy Andrews, left, presented a $5,000 donation check to GFWC Florida President Linda O’ Toole, to benefit Camp Boggy Creek. The camp was founded in 1996 by Paul Newman and Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf for children with serious illnesses to safely enjoy a carefree camp experience at no cost. O’ Toole chose this charity for the statewide Florida Federation to support during her term in office.
Pasco health department moves
The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County (DOH-Pasco) is on the move. Its offices at 10841 Little Road in New Port Richey and 5640 Main St., Suite 100, in New Port Richey are moving to the Summit Professional Building at 7509 State Road 52 in Hudson. Services will start at the new location as follows:
- Oct. 19: Healthy Start, Environmental Health
- Nov. 20: Family Health Services (Clinical), Vital Statistics, HIV/AIDS
- Dec. 4: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Clinic
All services will still be provided at the health department’s Dade City, Wesley Chapel and Hudson offices. For more information, visit FloridaHealth.gov.
All Children’s Hospital benefit
Southport Springs Golf & Country Club in Zephyrhills recently hosted a baked potato dinner (sit-down or take-out) to benefit Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Cancer Units. The event included dinner, a raffle and a 50/50 drawing for 160 residents and guests. In addition to the $2,500 check (as seen in the photo), an additional $850 was raised at the door, for a total of $3,350.