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PALM HARBOR — The crowd began gathering at 1100 Riviere Road a full hour before the ribbon cutting ceremony was set to begin on Jan. 25. Dozens of well-dressed parishioners trudged across a dirt parking lot in high heels and loafers to witness an occasion more than five years in the making.

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” This quote by writing instructor and spiritual director Elizabeth Andrew sums up what volunteering is all about. The busiest people are usually willing to give time to a project or organization that touches their hearts!

PALM HARBOR — Young orphaned children in Africa who grow up in poor conditions have the chance to achieve dreams they didn’t think were possible because of a Palm Harbor-based nonprofit.

The Curlew Hills 9/11 memorial ceremony attracted a large crowd who come to the Palm Harbor site to pay respects and honor the victims of the tragedy.

EAST LAKE — The Council of North County Neighborhoods is set to host its annual Casino Night fundraiser 7-10 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Crescent Oaks Country Club, located at 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd.

PALM HARBOR — The 2019 9/11 ceremony at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens in Palm Harbor has quietly become one of the largest in Pinellas County, following the 2012 creation of a special section centered on a piece of the World Trade Center and the inclusion of several unique elements over the years.

EAST LAKE — East Lake Fire Rescue was recently named Florida’s 2019 District of the Year by the Florida Association of Special Districts. This award is presented to a district that works in a team effort to achieve and surpass all priority goals while staying within budget guidelines, and me…

EAST LAKE — Former LPGA star Jan Stephenson, who now owns a golf course in Palm Harbor, was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame during a ceremony in California that took place during the week of the 119th U.S. Open, at the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Tennis fans of all ages from around the country filed into the tennis center at Innisbrook recenly to see James Blake, Jim Courier, Mardy Fish and John McEnroe square off in a single-set, single-elimination match that saw the players crisscrossing center court for shots while hamming it up whenever possible, much to the delight of the fans.

Less than a week after top PGA Tour players depart Innisbrook, the resort will play host to professionals from another sport. The inaugural Innisbrook Tennis Open starting Sunday will feature several top-100 players as well an Invesco Series senior match play event featuring tennis legends Jim Courier, James Blake, Mardy Fish and one of the greatest players of all time, John McEnroe.

Everyone seemed to be delighted with the recent English Tea on March 2. Both morning and afternoon sessions were sold out! Most participants wore fancy hats to enjoy the spirited conversation and lovely refreshments served at the annual tea, just one of the unique and exciting events offered…