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African-American Club of Hernando to host awards dinner


African-American Club to host banquet

The African-American Club of Hernando will host the 14th annual Scholarship Award Banquet May 16 at Heritage Pines Country Club off County Line Road.

Social hour will start at 5 p.m., with dinner following. All four Hernando County high schools will be represented in the awards program. Music and entertainment will follow.

Tickets are $50. Call Irma Ramsey at (352) 683-9763 or LaTreetha Sharpley at (352) 688-5259.


"We Are Marshall" showing at library

The Hernando County Public Library System will show the movie We Are Marshall at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

In 1970, a plane crash killed 75 members of the Thundering Herd football team from Marshall University in Huntington, W. Va. The film follows the struggles of those left behind who must deal with the loss. Matthew McConaughey stars as the team's new coach who, along with the surviving players, tries to keep the football program.

The 2006 film is rated PG. There is no cost to attend. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call (352) 540-6391.


Yard sale set for Victorious Life Church

Victorious Life Church will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15-16 at 18924 County Line Road. For information, call (352) 799-2821 or e-mail to


Sites for orders from Angel Food Ministries

Angel Food Ministries orders will be taken at the following locations:

• Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, Brooksville: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and May 17; 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon May 16. Payments must be made in cash or food stamps.

• First Lutheran Church, 30419 Park Ridge Drive, Ridge Manor West (this is a substation of the Christ Lutheran Church location): 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8 to 10 a.m. May 16. Cash payments only.

Distribution will be from 9 a.m. to noon May 30 at both locations. Call the hotline at (352) 799-3452.

• Nature Coast Family Fellowship, Suite 1, 14832 U.S. 19 N, Hudson: Noon to 3 p.m. today, Monday, Wednesday, May 16 and May 18. Orders at the church must be paid with cash or food stamps. Debit and credit cards can be used for online purchases through May 17 at Call (352) 650-7773 or (727) 271-4662.

• Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, Weeki Wachee: For schedules, visit or call (352) 596-1388, ext. 810.

Angel Food Ministries is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization that provides grocery relief to anyone interested in participating. The cost is $30 per unit, which retails for about $60. Various specialty boxes are available, as well as senior packages and an allergen-free food box.


Basketball camp at Nature Coast Tech

Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., will host its fifth annual Youth Summer Basketball Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15-18.

The camp is open to boys and girls in the second through eighth grades. The cost is $75. To register, call head basketball coach David Pisarcik at (727) 385-2194.


Violin, cello students to perform recital

The Suzuki Strings violin and cello instructional school will host the annual concert/recital May 17 at Hernando Performing Arts Center at Hernando High School, 700 Bell Ave.

Advanced students will take the stage at 2:30 p.m. and beginners will perform at 4:30 p.m. Performances will vary from Twinkle-Twinkle to Bach. The Hernando High Strings Ensemble will also perform. Also, there will be a "very brave group of mothers" who will perform their rendition of the Can-Can.

Refreshments will be served at intermission and immediately following the concert.

There is no cost for admission, but a $5 donation is requested for the Charlotte Murrin Memorial Foundation, which goes toward scholarships. For informatino, call Ruth Brown at (352) 799-4922.

African-American Club of Hernando to host awards dinner 05/08/09 [Last modified: Friday, May 8, 2009 8:06pm]
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