+ First Baptist saddles up for Cowboy Church
Plant City’s First Baptist Church will combine faith and farm life with its Cowboy Church and “Not Ashamed” Baptism Celebration at 10 a.m. July 29, at the Plant City Strawberry Festival Agricultural Building, 303 N. Lemon St.
The event will feature a worship service, baptism in troughs and a barbecue chicken lunch following the service. Guests are welcome to wear jeans and cowboy duds.
For more information, call the church, 752-4104 or visit www.fbcpc.com.
+ Arts Council plans 2012 benefit
The Arts Council of Plant City will add some sizzle and spice to the community during its annual fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5, at Walden Lake Golf and Country Club, 2001 Clubhouse Drive, Plant City.
Themed “A Hot August Night,” the event will feature a silent auction, performances and more. Money raised will benefit the council’s scholarship fund.
Tickets are $50 for council members and $55 for non-members. For more information or to purchase tickets, call fundraiser director Cheryl Worsham, 973-1770.
+ Pam Tebow to speak in Plant City
Pam Tebow, mother of former Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow, will be the featured speaker at the Pregnancy Care Center of Plant City’s annual banquet at 6 p.m., Nov. 13, at the John R. Trinkle Center, Plant City campus of Hillsborough Community College, 1206 N. Park Road.
Pregnancy Care Center’s Executive Director Darlene Davis said the banquet will have seating for about 600. Tables, she said, will go quickly.
“It will be first come, first served, so I would not wait too long,” she said. “They need to get on the mailing list and get a table reserved.”
Sponsorships, which include a table for eight, range from $500 to $1,000. Individual tickets are $40.
For more, call the Pregnancy Care Center at (813) 759-0886 or email Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org.
+ YMCA launches school-supply drive
The Plant City Family YMCA is hosting a school-supply drive to assist local children as they head back to school next month.
Donors should bring a new school-supply item of any value by Aug. 12, to the YMCA, 1507 YMCA Place, Plant City. The YMCA will waive new-member enrollment fees for all donors.