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Christian women to meet; veterans photo exhibit closes

Christian women meet Tuesday "Designing for the New Year" will be the theme of Tuesday's luncheon meeting of the Plant City Christian Women's Connection. The group meets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walden Lake Golf and Country Club, 2001 Clubhouse Drive. The cost is $14. Joe and Karen Senkovcich of Devine Design are the featured speakers. The music is by pianist Richard Grant and the vendor is Tammy Rogers of Celebration Homes.
For information, contact (813) 752-3786 or [email protected] Veterans exhibit closes Saturday Plant City Photo Archives and History Center's annual Salute to Veterans exhibit closes Saturday. The exhibit, which opened on Veterans Day, features nearly 700 photos of area veterans, including a 24- by 36-inch enlargement of Norman McLeod, who was killed in action in France during World War I. Plant City American Legion Post No. 26 is named in his honor. The center is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at 106 S. Evers St. Mark your calendar for job help St. Petersburg College career and life planning instructor Larry Goldsmith will present job hunting advice from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 26 at Bruton Memorial Library, 302 W. McLendon St. Goldsmith will present a program on proven résumé and job search strategies. To pre-register, call the library Information Desk at (813) 757-9215. This free workshop is limited to the first 20 participants who sign up. ryouts Florida Baseball Heaven-Angel Baseball Tryouts starting for youth baseball Tryouts start this weekend for youth baseball. Florida Baseball Heaven/Angels will hold tryouts at Mike E. Sansone Community Park, 1704 Park Road. The tryouts continue into next weekend depending on age division. Tryouts for 13U and 14U players interested in the spring season are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tryouts for 15U and 18U players interested in the summer season are 2 to 5 p.m., also Saturday and Sunday. Tryouts for 8U, 9U and 10U players interested in playing the spring season will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 12 and 13. Tryouts for 11U and 12U players interested in playing the spring season are 2 to 5 p.m., also Jan. 12 and 13. All players who make the team will be seasonal members of Florida Baseball Heaven, 5101 Gateway Blvd., Lakeland. Practices are weekly, and season runs Feb. 1 through May for spring season 15U through 18U players. Players who make the summer team will be able to utilize the facility from Feb. 1 through July. For information, contact Elly Hogue at (863) 409-5541 or to go www.baseballheavenpc.com. Club plays Santa Members of the Plant City Noon Rotary on Dec. 19 paid their annual visit to the Boys & Girls Club of Plant City, where they presented a wrapped gift of new shoes to each child. "This is one of my favorite things to do through Rotary because of the joy it brings these children," said Rotary Club president and city commissioner Billy Keel. This is the club's fourth year helping youngsters and "we hope and plan to do it for years to come," Keel said. In addition to giving all the children shoes at Christmas, the Rotary Club helps the Boys and Girls Club annually with other projects and donations. Church lends hand to food bank Members of Hope Lutheran Church recently presented $700 to help feed the needy. The church presented the donation to Christine Miller, executive director of the United Food Bank of Plant City. The church raised the money as part of a food drive that is sponsored by THRIVENT Financial for Lutherans. As a part of the annual drive, THRIVENT matches the amount of food donated with a cash donation to the food bank. This year, Hope members donated 1,443 pounds of food or just over 1,200 items in the three weeks of collection. Dave Nicholson
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