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March 1, 2011
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Elks hosting Pasta Night again

The Lehigh Acres Elks Lodge 2602 will hold a Pasta Night Tuesday, March 8 at the lodge at 1050 Joel Blvd. with Chef Guiseppe back to make Penne in whiskey sauce with stuffed peppers, salad, garlic rolls, coffee and one free well drink. The meal is $9.75. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Reservations not required but groups of six or more should call the lodge at 369-2602 for reservations.

Lions Barbeque set for Saturday, March 5

The Lehigh Acres Lions Club will hold its annual chicken barbeque on Saturday, March 5 at the Masonic Hall at 1110 Ashlar Ave. in Lehigh, just behind Burger King. The barbeque will be from 11:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tickets are $8 and are available from any Lion member or at the door with take-outs available.

Lehigh Relay for Life set for March 12; proceeds go to fighting cancer

The Lehigh Relay for Life is gearing up for a golf tournament to be held at Majestic Golf Course on March 12. Benefits go to the American Cancer Society to help local people fight cancer.

The entry fee is $69, non-members $35 and that includes a gift bag, lunch, coffee and donuts by Dunkin' Donuts and prizes. Promoters suggest you try your skills at Long Drive for both men and women, putting and Hole-in-One contests.

Teams can include four men or four women, or two men and two women. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the Four Ball Scramble starting at 8 a.m.

You can still become a sponsor of the tournament. For more information on teams, call Jim Wallin at 218-0788 or to enter, call Majestic Golf Course at 239-369-8216.

Alva Garden Club to hold event to raise money for museum

The Alva Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale, baked goods sale and used book sale on Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The garden club is featuring a Strawberry Festival with homemade strawberry shortcake.

The event will be held at the Alva Museum, located at 21420 East Pearl

Street in Alva. For directions call 239-728-3180. Proceeds will go

toward the restoration of the Alva Museum.

Alva spring yard sale is March 5

Alva Community spring yard sale is Saturday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Setup starts at 7:30 am)

The Community Yard Sale is open to everybody. Vendors are encouraged and come and sell their wares. Call now to reserve your spot or table

Clean up your closets, garage, home, and turn your junk into someone's

treasures. Bring your arts, crafts, plants, clothes, electronics, tools etc.

Register your spot $5 (bring your own table) or $10 table/space.

Call 239-728-2882 to reserve your spots -tables because of limited space inside the building.

Free discussion group meets on third Thursdays

Free Inquiry Group meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month for discussion on politics, religion, evolution, etc. at Edison College Lee Campus, Rush Library, Room J326. See more details on Facebook, Meetup or at or call 239-565-0729.

Students can do community service in cleanups

Residents and students can show pride in their community of Lehigh Acres by participating in the following neighborhood beautification projects.

Community service hours are available on March 19, from 8:30 to 11 a.m., and on March 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and on April 2 and April 30, from 8:30 to 11 a.m., March 21, 8:30 to 11 a.m.

For more information contact George Szymanski at 303-1337 or email him at: You can also contact Andrea Adams at Adams is the neighborhood coordinator with Lehigh Imitative.



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