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USCG boat safety 
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 46 is offering a one-day boating safety course 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday at Lee Wenner Park, in Cocoa. The cost is $40 per person and includes lunch and materials. It covers homeland security, state and federal boating regulations and more. The course is National Association of Safe Boating Law Admin-istration approved. For reservations, call 453-7409 or e-mail 

Blood drive 
Florida's Blood centers will hold the following blood drives: 
- Cape Canaveral AFS Range Operations Control Center: Monday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
- Kennedy Space Center Headquarters: Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
- KSC Operations & Control: Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Blood donors must bring a photo identification. All donors will receive coupons for local businesses. For medical eligibility questions, call 888-936-6283 or visit 

South Chapel Islamic event 
The 45th SW Chapel Office is hosting "When East Meets West; Knowing your Muslim Neighbor," July 31 at 6 p.m. The class will cover basic Islamic etiquettes, terms and practices. For further information, contact Marvin Hagan at 494-5123. 

Retired Officers' Wives' Club meeting 
The Retired Officers' Wives' Club is planning to meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at The Tides. Reservations for lunch will be taken until noon Wednesday. To make reservations call Dean Pittman at 777-3044, Renee Thomas at 724-4692 or Virginia Dingley at 637-7932. The club requests that no messages be left on answering machines. 

A&FRC classes 
The Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting the following class: 
- Job Search: Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m, Bldg. 722. 

Deployed spouses dinner 
A Deployed Spouses Appreciation Dinner is planned for 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Reservations will be taken until noon Monday. For further information, call Elsa Kekahuna at 494-5675/6. 

Honors for new Master Sergeants 
The Space Coast Top Three Association is hosting the 10th Annual Senior NCO Induction Ceremony, in honor of the newly selected master sergeants, at the Holiday Inn Beach-front Resort, Cocoa Beach, August 3 at 6 p.m. Cost is $22, payable to Space Coast Top 3 by check or cash. Call Master Sgt. Ann Sims at 494-4735 or Master Sgt. Rebecca Ewertz at 494-8234 for reservations by 27 July 07.