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Memorial Golf Tournament to be held for Justin Inversso

Memorial Golf Tournament to be held for Justin Inversso

Zephyrhills, Florida -- A golf tournament is being put on in memory of Justin Inversso, the Zephyrhills lifeguard who died last September when he was struck by lightning while working at Adventure Island.

The tournament is benefiting "Kids to Camp" and will have over 1,500 golfers participating.

Jump start summer at New Port Richey’s “Camp Before Camp”

Jump start summer at New Port Richey’s “Camp Before Camp”

New Port Richey, Florida -- The Recreation & Aquatic Center in New Port Richey is ready to jump start summer for children ages 6 to 13 years with “Camp Before Camp.”  This week-long camp experience runs from June 11 to June 15, a week before regular summer camp starts.

Run for Wellness 5k

Run for Wellness 5k

Zephyrhills, Florida -- The Annual Run for Wellnes 5k and Fun Run is coming up in Zephyrhills.

It's on Sunday, May 27. It starts at the Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Wellness Center on Gall Boulevard.

For more information on the annual run call 813-783-6123.

Pigtail team 2 Hot 2 Handle wins county tournament

Pigtail team 2 Hot 2 Handle wins county tournament

Lutz, Florida -- 2 Hot 2 Handle, a pigtail team from the Lutz Leaguerettes, battled it out in a 2-day double elimination tournament last week to win the prestigious Hillsborough Leaguerette County Tournament title.

A release to the media says the team battled it out with others from areas like Brandon, Temple Terrace and Town N' Country to get to the championship game against The Intimators of North Tampa.

2 Hot 2 Handle is coached by veteran Lutz coaches Frank and Lisa Zambito and first-time manager Karen Cuervo.

City Council approves new membership fees for Recreation & Aquatic Center

City Council approves new membership fees for Recreation & Aquatic Center

New Port Richey, Florida -- On May 7, the New Port Richey City Council approved new membership fees providing reasonable rates for the Recreation & Aquatic Center.

The new rates are as follows:

New daily rates are:  youth  $5, youth resident $4; seniors $6, senior resident  $5; adults $7, adult resident $6

A three-month membership is: youth $62, youth resident $50; seniors $94, senior resident $75; adults $125, adult resident $100; family $192, family resident $165

Ready for some kayak racing?

Ready for some kayak racing?

Port Richey, Florida - Get ready for some fun on the water!

The Salt Springs Classic Kayak Race & Fun Paddle is coming up soon.  The event is a 5 and a half mile open-water and river course.

In year's past, it has been called the "Nature Coast's premier kayak competition."

The paddling begins at 9 a.m. sharp on May 12.

Wiregrass Ranch Classic Clay Shoot

Wiregrass Ranch Classic Clay Shoot

Pasco County, Florida-- Don't miss the target, the deadline to register for the Inaugural Wiregrass Ranch Classic Clay shoot event!

It takes place on May 19 at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays, and the deadline to register is May 16 to be eligible to win a Taurus 380 Hand gun.

A portion of the proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sister, as well as a college scholarship.

Visit the Wiregrass Ranch on Facebook for more information!