Memory Walk group to meet on Wednesday
The Alzheimer's Association will have the first committee meeting for its Memory Walk '09 at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hernando-Pasco Hospice's administrative office at 12260 Cortez Blvd. The Memory Walk is the Alzheimer's Association's premier fundraising event to help fight Alzheimer's disease and provide support services and programs to caregivers. This year's event will be Sept. 12 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. Those interested in participating and helping with the event are encouraged to attend. To RSVP or for information, contact Carley Wilson at (727) 578-2558 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register pups now for dog training
The Hernando County Recreation Department will offer dog training programs on Saturdays, from April 4 to May 9, at Rotary Centennial Park, 10375 Sandlor St. Puppy kindergarten for dogs 5 months and younger will be at 9 a.m. Elementary school for dogs 4 months and older will be at 11:30 a.m. The cost for the six-week session is $75 for the puppy kindergarten and $95 for elementary school. The instructor is Dave of Dog Gone Solutions. Register at www.doggonesolutions.com or call the recreation office at (352) 754-4031 .
Green thumbs can compete at fair
Hernando County residents can show off their prized plants at the Hernando County Fair's Horticulture Show from April 6 to 12 at the fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Plants will be judged in the following categories: bromeliads/orchids/air plants, cacti/succulents, bonsai, dish gardens/terrariums, foliage plants, woody ornamentals, African violets, hanging baskets, containerized flowering annuals and perennials, staghorn ferns, container-grown vegetables and 4-H/youth. A prize for the best plant in each category will be awarded. Entries will be accepted only from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4. Plants may be picked up between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 13. For rules and preregistration forms, call (352) 754-4433.
Hernando County Tourist Development Council, 3 p.m., Best Western I-75, 30305 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor West.
Hernando County Engineering Department, 4 to 6 p.m., public meeting on Elgin Boulevard paved shoulders construction, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 11200 Elgin Blvd., Spring Hill.
Library to show 'The Rookie': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rated G. Free. (352) 540-6391 or 540-6374.
Hernando Business Showcase: 4-7 p.m., Heffernan Hall, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. (352) 796-0697.
Detailed obituaries are
published in Section B.