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Published: Wednesday, 1/30/2008

What's on: Areawide/West

•Flower Hospital Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 6 in the hospital's administrative board room, 5200 Harroun Rd., Sylvania. Donors will have a chance to win door prizes, including movie tickets, treats, and gift baskets. Free parking is available in the hospital parking garage or through the valet service at the hospital entrance. To schedule an appointment call 419-824-1244 or online at www.givelife.org, and enter sponsor code FLOWERHOSP. Walk-ins welcome.

Benefits

•Serve Up an Ace tennis tournament and silent auction to benefit the Zepf Center to combat mental illness, 7-11 p.m. Feb. 1 at Laurel Hill Swim and Tennis Club, 2222 Cass Rd. Tickets are $25 per person, $45 per couple. Silent auction, 50/50 raffles, door prizes, hors doeuvres, cash bar, and entertainment. Those who attend and do not wish to participate in the tennis tournament can watch the competition and enjoy the food and music. For a registration form call Christina Baskey at 419-841-7701, ext. 207, or go to www.zepfcenter.org.

•Luncheon and spring style show featuring Jackie Kallen, The First Lady of Boxing, 11:30 a.m. Feb. 7, at Carranor Hunt & Polo Club, 502 East 2nd St., Perrysburg, to benefit The Victory Center. Tickets are $35. Information: 419-531-7600.

t Spaghetti dinner to benefit the family of Eric Babcock, cancer patient, 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett St. Cost is $8 adults, $4 child.

•Swim & Stride for Diabetes, a family event to help local children with diabetes, noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the University of Toledo Recreation Center. Participate individually or as a team. Register online at www.dys4kids.org. Receive free T-shirt with a minimum of $50 in pledges, and free admission to the Rec Center on Feb. 23 for raising $50 per family or $25 per person.

•Practically a Golf Tournament for the Epilepsy Center will start Feb. 14 at Westfield Franklin Park, 5001 Monroe St. The tournament is a miniature golf tournament held over four days, with foursomes competing for a $400 prize and six-foot traveling trophy. Proceeds to benefit programs offered by the center. Cost is $100 per foursome, register by Feb. 8. Sponsorships also available, call Krista Nieman, 419-867-5950.

•Greektown Casino Trip, to benefit You Lucky Dog, Inc., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 23. Chartered bus will be at the Meijers store in Oregon, leaving promptly at 9 a.m. Cost is $25 per person, due by Feb. 4, participants will recieve $15 in Casino money. Information: 419-691-1375 or www.youluckydogrescue.com.

Meetings

•Mercy College Auxiliary luncheon and general membership meeting 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Toledo Club, 235 14th St. Vocalist Keith Hoyt will entertain. Reservations required by Feb. 6, call 419-251-1704. Cost: $22.

Health

•Wellness Workshops for female cancer survivors, sponsored by the ProMedica Cancer Institute and its Healing Care program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 2 and April 26 at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave. Sessions include lunch. Registration: 419-824-5516.

•Parenting classes, 6-8 p.m. beginning Feb. 7 though March 13 at Double ARC, Sisters of Notre Dame Provincial Center, 3837 Secor Rd. Cost $89; discount available for children receiving services through Lucas County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Registration: 419-479-3060, ext. 6.

•Autism Society of Northwest Ohio workshop, 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 6 and 9:30 to noon Feb. 7 at Toledo Hospital Education Center Auditorium, Jobst/Harris McIntosh Towers, 2109 Hughes Drive. Cost, $10 parents, $15 professionals. Call 419-578-2766 or go to www.asno.org.

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