Wesley Chapel Community Calendar
Karaoke Contest For Little Jan’s Campaign!
On Friday, September 23, 6 p.m., come sing your heart out at Pebble Creek Golf Club (PCGC) and an event you won’t want to miss. The Greater Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce (WCCC) has teamed together with Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Tampa Bay to host a local “Karaoke Show Down.” Featuring prizes for the top three competitors in the “under 18” and “over 18” age groups. Come enjoy great food and drinks in the newly remodeled PCGC banquet room and some great entertainment. Also, you’ll get to meet Honorary Mayor of Wesley Chapel candidate “Little Jan” Roberts. The cost to compete is $10.
Bowl For A Cause
Saturday, September 24, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Florida Medical Clinic and the Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring will partner with Starting Right, Now to raise money for homelessness with an upcoming “Bowl for a Cause” fund raiser. Each lane may have up to four people bowling, so assemble a team, make a donation and/or become a lane sponsor. The Florida Medical Clinic Foundation of Caring will match whatever is raised, dollar for dollar, up to $20,000. Head to Pin Chasers at 6816 Gall Blvd., Zephyrhills, to make a difference while having fun.
WCH Golf Challenge
Sunday, October 1, 1 p.m.— Wesley Chapel High’s Athletic Booster Club invites you to take part in the 2nd annual Wildcat Golf Challenge, being held at Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club off S.R. 52 in nearby San Antonio, FL. Tickets cost $65/golfer or $260/foursome, which includes dinner. For more information, contact Wesley Chapel High at 794-8700.
Monday, October 3 — A new business aimed at meeting the growing needs of seniors in the Wesley Chapel area, Home Instead Senior Cae, is having a ribbon cutting. Come celebrate at 29149 Chapel Park Dr. in Saddlebrook. Call 991-7524 for more information or visit HomeInstead.com.
Wesley Chapel Toastmasters
Monday, October 3, 6:15 p.m. — The ‘Wesley Chapel Speaks’ Toastmasters Club meets on the first and third Monday of every month, at Hyundai of Wesley Chapel (26944 Wesley Chapel Blvd.). Club meetings are open to all interested parties. For more information, call 406-5931 or visit Toastmastersd84.org.
Women Of Wesley Chapel
Friday, October 7, 7:30 a.m. — WOW, the Women of Wesley Chapel, meets the first Friday of every month at the Branch of Christ Building, Cypress View Square, 27223 S.R. 56 (located next to Boardwalk Frozen Custard). For info, email Debbie Yoerg at Debbie@DesignedForAPurpose.com.
Shaun Hopper Live
Saturday, October 8, 8 p.m. — Wesley Chapel native Shaun Hopper will let his music do the talking at Skipper Smokehouse. Hopper is a master at the “fingerstyle” guitar techniques. For more information, visit ShaunHopper.com.
Free Networking Int’l
Monday, October 10, 8 a.m. — Free Networking International (FNI), a group of area business owners, meets each Monday for networking and discussion at Lexington Oaks Golf Club (26140 Lex Oaks Blvd., off S.R. 54). For more information, call Stacy Dalton at 469-5499.
Business Networking Int’l
Tuesday, October 11, 7:30 a.m. — Business Networking International (BNI), a group of business professionals who work to support each other through qualified business referrals, meets Tuesdays at Song & Dance Studio (27221 Foamflower Blvd., off Old Pasco Rd.). For more information, contact JD Lane at 391-5018 or by e-mail at Jdlane@benchmarkbusiness.com.
East Pasco Networking
Tuesday, October 11 — The East Pasco Networking Group meets every Tuesday, 9 a.m., at Beef O'Brady's (1660 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., in the Shops of New Tampa at Wesley Chapel plaza). For more information, contact Frankie Ammons at 479-7997 or by e-mail at Frankie@studioglory.com.
GriefShare Recovery Support Group
Tuesday, October 11, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. — Every Tuesday, a group meets for those grieving the death of someone close. Meet others who understand the pain of loss at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 W. Fletcher Ave., Room 307. For more info, call 963-1254, or Email A.King4104@verizon.net.
Wesley Chapel Rotary Club
Wednesday, October 12, 12:15 p.m. — The Rotary Club of Wesley Chapel meets every Wednesday at at Dempsey’s Steak House at Saddlebrook Resort (5700 Saddlebrook Way). For more information, call 862-8989 or 391-3895.
WC Civil Air Patrol
Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 p.m.— The Wesley Chapel Civil Air Patrol squadron meets every Wednesday at Tampa North Aero Park (4241 Birdsong Blvd., off S.R. 54). For additional information, visit WesleyChapelCAP.com or call Cheryl Spence at 973-7270.
Networking For Success
Thursday, October 13 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. — The Networking For Your Success group meets every Thursday at Song & Dance Studio (27221 Foamflower Blvd., off S.R. 54). For additional information, call John Anglada at 298-3232 or visit NetWorkingforYourSuccess.com.
CBC Networking Group
Thursday, October 13, 7:30 a.m. — The Christian Business Connections (CBC) Networking Group meets every Thursday at Organic Life Coffeehouse (1900 Oak Grove Blvd., off S.R. 54, in Lutz). The group is open to all business leaders and professionals in New Tampa, Wesley Chapel and surrounding communities. CBC members’ core philosophy puts God first and bases business decisions on Christian values,. For more information, call Jeff Hanneken at 600-9200.
WC Republican Club
Thursday, October 13, 7 p.m. — The Wesley Chapel Republican Club meets the second Thursday of each month at Hyundai of Wesley Chapel (27000 Wesley Chapel Blvd./S.R. 54). Visitors are welcome to attend. For additional information, call Mike Moore at 777-6171 or email WCRepublican@att.net.
WC Wind Ensemble
Thursday, October 13, 7 p.m. — The Wesley Chapel Wind Ensemble, a community group of brass and woodwind players, meets every Thursday at Crossroads Community United Methodist Church (26211 County Line Rd.). New members are encouraged to join. For additional information, call Glenn at 746-4821 or e-mail him at Trombonegww@juno.com.
Wesley Chapel Sunrise Rotary
Friday, October 14, 7:15 a.m. — The Wesley Chapel Sunrise Rotary Club meets every Friday at Lexington Oaks Golf Club (26140 Lexington Oaks Blvd., off S.R. 54). For more information, call Lynne Wilson at 695-6466.
Lexington Oaks Women’s Club Seeking Vendors
Saturday, October 15, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. — The Lexington Oaks Women’s Club is seeking vendors and sellers to participate in the club’s annual fundraising event, in conjunction with the community yard sale, located at 26304 Lexington Oaks Blvd., off S.R. 54, in Wesley Chapel. Exhibitor booth spaces are available for $15. For applications and information, call Sharon at 967-5677.
MOMS Club Of WC
Monday, October 17, 10 a.m. — The Moms Offering Moms Support (MOMS) Club of Wesley Chapel, a non-profit social group for stay-athome mothers, meets the third Monday of each month at the Lexington Oaks clubhouse (26304 Lexington Oaks Blvd., off S.R. 54) for activities, field trips and more. For more information, e-mail Heather at WCMoms@yahoo.com.
Golf For Life Tournament
Saturday, October 22— Life- Choices Women’s Care will hold its inaugural “Golf For Life” charity golf tournament to help women with the costs of unplanned pregnancies, including free ultrasounds. Cost is $75 per golfer. All levels of golfers are welcome to join the tournament at Lexington Oaks Golf Club. For more info call Tom Beach, 948-7734 or visit GolfEvent.Life- ChoicesWomensCare.org.
Two Major Art Events On Tap October 15-16!
The weekend of Saturday-Sunday, October 15-16, check out two major artiriented events — one actually in Wesley Chapel and the other in Tampa Palms. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days, the Wesley Chapel Fall Festival returns to The Grove at Wesley Chapel shopping plaza. In addition to a variety of Art and Crafts,the Wesley Chapel Fall Festival will also feature a Ronnie Setser Custom Car Show, WC Battle of the Wings contest, live entertainment, a beer garden, the Lil’ Mr & Miss Pumpkin Patch Contest, a pumpkin patch, hayrides and lots of children’s activities.
From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days, the Tampa Palms Women’s Club will host its 21st annual Arts and Crafts Under The Palms Craft Show & Sale for the first time at the Market Square in Tampa Palms shopping plaza, which is anchored by BJ’s Wholesale Club, southeast of the intersection of I-75 and Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
This exciting event will feature artists and crafters from all over Florida displaying their original works of pottery, jewelry, flowers, wood carvings and many other unique items.