Teaching zoo staff to give pet vaccinations
Veterinary staff from the Florida International Teaching Zoo will provide a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply, 18741 Cortez Blvd.
Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots will be $14, and dog kennel cough/bordetella shots will be $15. All vaccinations will be administered by a veterinarian. Documentation will be provided.
All proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that will benefit the teaching zoo facility currently under construction in Bushnell. For information, call (352) 867-7788 (leave a message).
Turn in old drugs to deputies Saturday
The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is participating in the statewide "Drug Take Back Event" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Ridge Manor Community Center, 34240 Cortez Blvd.
Deputies will collect unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs. The purpose of this effort is to keep children and the environment safe.
For information, call the Sheriff's Office at (352) 754-6830.
Programs, events during Law Week 2011
As part of Law Week 2011, the Hernando County Bar Association will host a series of events and programs next week:
• Radio program on WWJB-AM 1450 from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday through May 6.
• Ask-A-Lawyer program, 9 a.m. to noon Monday, in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St.
• Big Bad Wolf vs. Three Little Pigs mock trial for Hernando County students, 9 a.m. to noon May 4 and 5, Hernando County Courthouse, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
• Law Week banquet at Southern Hills Plantation Clubhouse, 6 p.m. May 4.
• Hernando County Bar Association Charity Golf Tournament, 1 p.m. shotgun start, May 5, at Southern Hills Plantation Country Club, off Broad Street, south of Brooksville.
• Probate and Guardianship Seminar, 1 to 3 p.m. May 6, in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center.
The theme to this year's Law Week is "The Legacy of John Adams, from Boston to Guantanamo," which is to highlight the nation's first lawyer-president.
A prerecorded roundtable discussion on the legacy of John Adams, hosted by Judge Richard Tomrink Jr., will be broadcast throughout the week on Hernando County Government Broadcasting (Bright House cable Ch. 622).
Also, the Hernando County Bar Association will present the Liberty Bell Award, to recognize outstanding service by a non-lawyer to the rule of law, American government or the field of justice and advocacy; and will also award the Hernando County Bar Association Scholarship and Alan W. Underwood Scholarship.
For information, contact attorney Amanda Germann, president of the HCBA, at email@example.com.