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Plant City Observer Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 4 years ago

Club Hubbub 02.13.14

by: Amber Jurgensen Managing Editor

If your club would like to post announcements, email them to Associate Editor Amber Jurgensen, [email protected]

+ Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce

The Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center will be hosting a workshop, “Getting Your Business Online,” from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. There will also be a one-on-one consulting opportunity until 5 p.m. Both events take place at the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce, 106 N. Evers St. To RSVP, call (813) 914-4028.

There will be a Leadership Alumni Breakfast for alumni members at noon Feb. 19, at South Florida Baptist Hospital, 301. N. Alexander St. RSVP to Jane at (813) 754-3707.

+ Turkey Creek FFA

The Turkey Creek Middle School FFA Strawberry Project, sponsored by Astin Farms and Astin Strawberry Exchange, is under way.

Turkey Creek is celebrating National FFA Week by having a Relay for Life Strawberry You Pick from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 and 22.

All proceeds are going to the Relay for Life American Cancer Society.

FFA will provide the 1-pound clamshell containers and flats.

+ Pasco Trotting & Pacing Association

The Pasco Trotting & Pacing Association has released its remaining race dates: Feb. 16 and 23; March 2, 9, 16 and 23; and April 6.

The nonprofit is made up of amateur harness pony racers and is located at Sunshine Raceway, 9553 Old Lakeland Highway, Dade City. The ruling organization is The International Trotting & Pacing Association, Auburn, Ind.

Email Barbara Muller at [email protected] for more information.

+ Plant City Junior Woman’s Club

The Plant City Junior Woman’s Club will be holding a make-up workshop for the Little Miss Plant City contestants, because the regular workshop falls on the Thursday of spring break for Hillsborough County Public Schools. The location and date is yet to be determined but will be released within the coming week to allow parents to plan accordingly. This information will be posted on the Plant City Junior Woman’s Club Facebook page and emailed to all contestants.

“The women of Plant City Juniors are parents and know the importance of family time and would never want any child to miss out on any planned family events,” President Lisa Rhodes said.

Registration for Little Miss Plant City will be open until Feb 28. Email the club at [email protected] for applications and rules.

Plant City Junior Woman’s Club is a service club comprised of volunteer women who take countless hours from their families, jobs and personal lives to carry out the club’s mission.

+ Camp Invention

Walden Lake Elementary teacher Paul Coletti has been working for six years to bring Camp Invention to Plant City. This year his dream has come true.

The camp will be held from June 23 to 27 at Plant City’s First Baptist Church. Sign-ups will continue through June 23.

The science-based camp will explore technology, engineering and math, as well. Coletti been directing the same camp in Gainesville for the past 12 years.

For more information or to sign up, email Coletti at [email protected].

+ Plant City Daybreak Rotary

The February Rotary Social for the Daybreak Clubs will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 at the home of Gary and Janet Sears. RSVP to [email protected].

+ Plant City Entertainment

It’s the last weekend to catch “Tavern Tales” on the Plant City Entertainment Stage, 101. N. Thomas St. Performances are at 8 p.m. Feb. 13 to 15.

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