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AARP workshop on long-term care planning Thursday in Brooksville


AARP event looks at long-term planning

An AARP workshop on long-term care planning, "Long Term Care — What is Your Plan?" will be presented from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Enrichment Center at Brooksville Regional Hospital, Suite 120 of the Medical Arts Building, 17222 Hospital Blvd., west of Brooksville. Another workshop will also be offered at 10 a.m. May 5.

This free workshop will be presented by Marsha Reiniers of Genworth Life Insurance. She will discuss information on the basics of long-term care planning, and the new Florida Partnership Long Term Care Program. A workbook will be distributed.

Call the enrichment center at (352) 544-6022 or Reiniers at (352) 684-1952.


Greek Festival set for May 14 at fairgrounds

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church will host its first Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 14 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 8436 S Broad St.

Music will be provided by Demetri of Demetri and the Islanders and Greek dance groups will perform throughout the day. There will also be a gift shop and free dance lessons.

Greek food and pastries will be available. A Greek chicken breast dinner, pastitiso and moussaka will be offered, as well as souvlaki, gyros and Greek salad.

Admission to the festival will be $1 per person. For information, call Emily at (352) 650-0307 or visit


Register now for 5K at Arc Nature Coast

The fifth annual Spring Lake 5K Run will be at 8 a.m. May 28 on the Arc Nature Coast grounds, 5283 Neff Lake Road, east of Brooksville. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the race at 8 a.m.

The event will include the 5K run and a 2-mile fun run/walk. Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place winners in various age groups (five-year increments). There will also be a postrace food fest.

The entry fee is $25 for the 5K and $20 for the fun walk/run. A T-shirt is guaranteed to those who register by May 13.

Preregister online at or call (352) 544-2322, ext. 109, e-mail to or visit the Web site at


Guys strut their stuff on WoMan's catwalk

Hernando County Crime Stoppers will present the third annual WoMan's Dinner Fashion Show from 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 14 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St.

This is an adults-only fashion show that features men who dress up as female fashion models and strut the catwalk displaying their own creative fashion design, style and music. At the end of the show, a model will be crowned the "WoMan Fashion Model of 2011."

The panel of judges includes Pat Crowley, president of the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce; Don Page, president of Cortez Community Bank; June Ester, former County Commissioner; Randy Woodruff, CPA Woodruff and Co.; and Don Germaise of WFTS-Ch. 28.

Awards will be presented for unique fashion, best catwalk and Ms. Photogenic.

The emcees will be Billy Healis from the Walmart Distribution Center and a "surprise" Ms. co-emcee.

Dinner will be provided by John Mason Catering.

The event will also include musicians and real female belly dancers for entertainment.

Tickets are $20. Guests may bring cameras and alcoholic beverages.

Proceeds will go to Hernando County Crime Stoppers, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the safety of residents by assisting law enforcement officers and providing them with information that may lead to the arrest of criminals and the recovery of stolen property. The Crime Stoppers anonymous, toll-free tip line is 1-866-990-8477.

For information about the fashion show, call Dave Mickelson at (352) 428-7508. Men interested in being models should call as soon as possible.

For tickets, call Mickelson or Chris Scavuzzo at (352) 796-8200. Brookridge residents can purchase tickets from Jacqueline McCabe between 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays through May 3 at the clubhouse.


Job seminars to be held at PHCC campus

Pasco-Hernando Community College will offer the following workshops for job-seekers at the Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court:

• Cover Letter and Resume Workshop, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, in Room E-204. The workshop will cover the latest trends in preparing successful cover letters and resumes, and offer tips on what employers value in these essential documents. Also, participants will be assisted in drafting and updating their resumes. Participants should bring a flash drive or other memory device.

• Interview Skills Workshop, 6 to 8 p.m. May 2, in Room E-205. This will be an interactive presentation on answering interview questions. Common problems with interview protocols will be covered, and all participants will have an opportunity to participate in an interactive interview session.

The workshops are free. To register, call toll-free at 1-877-879-7422. For information, contact Barbara Russo at (352) 340-4826 or


Tea Time focuses on women's health issues

Spring Hill Regional Hospital's Women's Advisory Council will have its second annual Tea Time in Spring Hill from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at the hospital, 10461 Quality Drive.

The event will include door prizes, giveaways and refreshments, as well as free lectures on women's health and wellness, healthy cooking, massages, cosmetic demonstrations, free blood sugar and cholesterol screenings, free blood pressure checks and face-painting for children. Vendors will be on hand for Mother's Day shopping.

Participants should dress for tea. There will be a Best Tea Hat contest. Children are welcome.

A $3 donation is requested, which benefit the Dawn Center. For information, call (352) 666-6325.


Last day to register for Central High auction

Reservations are required by today for the Central High School Athletic Department's Dinner and Silent Auction, which will be at 6 p.m. May 7 at the school, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway.

Tickets are $10 per person or $35 per family (families of 2011-12 ninth-grade students pay $20), payable at the door.

Numerous items will be auctioned. Dress is business-casual.

To order tickets, call Linda Hilbert at (352) 797-7020, ext. 415.

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