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American Legion members to offer poppies in Hernando County


American Legion Post 99 offers poppies

Members of American Legion Post 99 and Auxiliary Unit 99 will distribute memorial poppies at locations throughout the county today and Saturday as part of the annual Poppy Days. The poppy is a red flower that has been dedicated to those who have served and died while serving the country. The tradition started in 1918 in support of veterans.

The poppies are made by veterans. Donations will benefit area veterans.


Symphony to perform at twilight on May 31

The Hernando Symphony Orchestra will perform "Tunes at Twilight," a salute to the veterans, at 7 p.m. May 31 at the Hernando Beach Club, 3145 Flamingo Blvd. A cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m.

This will be an outdoor concert as the sun sets.

Tickets are $15. Proceeds will to toward scholarships for local music students.

For tickets or information, call (352) 596-5878.


Public comments on THE Bus routes sought

The Hernando County Commission is accepting public comments regarding the proposed changes to THE Bus fixed-route transit system.

Proposed changes will decrease the frequency of bus travel along the routes from once an hour to every two hours and reduce the number of operating vehicles from six to three.

Comments will be accepted through June 3. Write to the Hernando County Planning Department, 20 N Main St., Room 262, Brooksville, FL 34601, Attn: Dennis Dix; send e-mail to or, or call (352) 754-4057.

American Legion members to offer poppies in Hernando County 05/21/09 [Last modified: Thursday, May 21, 2009 7:49pm]
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