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Amateur radio clubs' annual Field Day event starts today


Radio Clubs' field day event starts today

Two local amateur radio clubs will participate in the annual Field Day to display emergency communications skills. This is a national event, 2 p.m. today through 2 p.m. Sunday. The public is welcome to visit. The Hernando County Amateur Radio Association will be set up at Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6300 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach; call (352) 848-4381. The Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club's station be at the Oak Hill Hospital Partner's Club, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill; call (352) 684-3925.


Rally against drugs and gangs today

The"GBIMC: God Belongs in My City" antigang and antidrug rally to Delta Woods Park is today. The event, hosted by Jesus Cares Ministries, will include hundreds of youths marching down various streets in Spring Hill to make a declaration against drugs and gangs. The group will meet at 9 a.m. and march to the park, ending at about noon. Afterward, there will be free food, music, drama and various activities. Additional organizations and volunteers are encouraged to help with this project. Contact Luis Leon at (352) 942-4063 .

Cat adoptions run through July

Home at Last Pet Adoptions will host "Kitten Palooza" adoption events from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays through the end of July at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store.Although the organization specializes in Siamese, other cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Special reduced prices are in affect and are tax-deductible. All pets can be viewed online at Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon can be made (individual appointments can also be scheduled). Call (352) 476-6832 or e-mail to

Today's picks

Team Florida fundraiser yard sale: 7 a.m., Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St., Brooksville.

'Art Under the Trees' art sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Karen's Kit'n Kaboodle, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 686-1114.

Florida State Forests 75th Anniversary Celebration: 10 a.m.-noon, Florida Center for Wildfire and Forest Management Training Center, 24059 Broad St., north of Brooksville. (352) 754-6896.

High Point Open Mic: 6-9 p.m., High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road, High Point. Free. (352) 597-1113.

St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus Summer Fun Bar-B-Q Buffet and Dance: 6-10 p.m., Xavier Hall, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $13.50 adults; $7 for ages 11 and younger. (352) 686-9767.

Amateur radio clubs' annual Field Day event starts today 06/24/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:26pm]
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