Angel Food Ministries' July distribution sites
Angel Food Ministries orders will be taken at these locations:
• Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, Brooksville: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 5 and 12; 6 to 8 p.m. July 7 and 10; and 9 a.m. to noon July 11. 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. July 7 and 8 to 10 a.m. July 11. Cash payments only.
Distribution will be from 9 to 11 a.m. July 25 at both locations. Call the Angel Food hotline at (352) 799-3452 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Nature Coast Family Fellowship, Suite 1, 14832 U.S. 19 N, Hudson: Noon to 3 p.m. July 6, 8, 11 and 13. Orders at the church must be paid with cash or food stamps. Debit and credit cards can be used for online purchases through July 12 at www.nature coastfamilyfellowship.org. Distribution will be from 7:30 to 9 a.m. July 25. Call (352) 650-7773 or (727) 271-4662.
• Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, Weeki Wachee: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and July 10; 5 to 7 p.m. July 8; and 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 12. For schedules, visit www.ccwildwood.com 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.
Boy Scouts Troop 459 offers breakfast July 4
Boy Scouts Troop 459, sponsored by Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, will offer a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. July 4 at the lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd.
The breakfast will include three pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage, and includes coffee and juice. Also offered will be omelets and toast. The cost is $3.50 per person.
For information, call Angie Balderson at (352) 585-2730 or the lodge at (352) 596-2582.
Register for Kids Walk fundraising pageant
Spring Hill Relay for Life's 2010 Kids Walk Team is now taking registrations for an upcoming fundraising pageant open to girls ages 12 and younger.
Registration is $40 per child (to pay for prizes and pageant site). Each participant is asked to raise at least $100 in donations and sponsorships, with 100 percent going to the American Cancer Society.
Each girl who raises the $100 minimum will be crowned "Princess of Hope" and will receive a custom-made crown, trophy, sash/banner and a Relay for Life T-shirt.
The girl who raises the most money (must be more than $250) in each age group will be crowned "Queen for a Cure" and will receive a large custom-made crown, large trophy, sash/banner and Relay for Life T-shirt. Age groups include 0-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.
The only judging in the pageant will be for the girl selected the most photogenic in each age group, based on an 8-inch by 10-inch photo to be submitted with the application. Winners of each age group in this category will receive a medal and flowers.
All money will be due by Jan. 9. The pageant will be in February at a location and date to be announced.
The winners will be crowned at the pageant, then all kids will walk, donning their crowns and sashes, in the Relay for Life Kids Walk in April.
For information, contact Kim at (352) 686-0407 or kim@kim skornercc.com, or visit the Web site at www.kimskornercc.com/relayforlife.html.
Tickets available for Truck Night Explosion
The Hernando Builders Association will host its annual Truck Night Explosion at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at Heffernan Hall at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd.
Prizes will be awarded throughout the night, with values ranging from $50 to the final grand prize choice of a new truck or $10,000 cash.
Tickets are $50 each, which includes dinner for two and entry in the reverse drawing to win the grand prize. Only 450 tickets will be sold, and ticket holders must also RSVP to attend, but need not be present to win prizes.
Sponsorships for the event are available and range from $25 to $200. Funds raised will benefit the Arc Nature Coast.
For tickets or information, call the HBA office at (352) 596-1114.
Teaching zoo on tour with animals, artifacts
The Florida International Teaching Zoo in Belleview now offers a live animals presentation. Zoo officials will visit classrooms, day care centers, camps, clubs and other interested groups.
Three programs are available: "Native Florida Reptiles," "Reptiles 'Round Our World" and "Zoo Veterinarian: My 'Wild' Life."
The tailor-made presentations, about an hour long, will include animals and nature artifacts. Prices — a donation to the teaching zoo — range from $250 to $450.
Call (352) 867-7788.