Angel Food Ministries taking orders today
Angel Food Ministries food orders are being taken from 9 to 11 a.m. today, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W.
Angel Food Ministries is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization that provides grocery relief. Families of all income levels can participate; there are no income requirements. The cost is $30 per signature box, which retails for about $60. Specialty boxes are available at different prices, including senior packages, an allergen-free food box and a seafood box.
Distribution will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 25. Participants no longer will have to bring their own boxes or containers when picking up orders. All food will now be pre-boxed.
Those who place an order this month will receive a "school pack" that includes supplies such as a spiral notebook, pencils and erasers (one pack per ordered unit). This promotion applies to the Bread of Life Signature Box and the Bountiful Blessing Box.
For information, call (352) 796-8331. Orders can also be made online at www.clcfla.org.
Rotary Clubs sponsor Music for Life benefit
The three Rotary Clubs in Hernando County will sponsor the third-annual Music for Life classical music concert at 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way.
The concert will feature two vocalists and a violinist: Lauren Healey, Christina Adams and Sarah Coit.
Tickets are $10 each and are tax-deductible. Proceeds will benefit the Rotary's Polio Plus program to eradicate polio. For information or tickets, contact a Rotarian or call Carol McElroy at (352) 684-6840.
Aripeka Elks celebrate 36th year with dinner
Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520 will celebrate its 36th anniversary and Dave Luikart Day with a dinner and dance Sept. 25 at the lodge, 9135 Denton Ave.
A prime rib dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Music by Marti and the Nice Guys will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $15; reserved seating only.
Call (727) 868-2994, ext. 14.
Florida Virtual School overview on Sept. 20
A presentation on Florida Virtual School will be offered from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the West Hernando/Staffordene T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave.
FLVS representatives will give general information, course demonstrations and answer questions regarding virtual schooling.
No registration is required. There is no cost. For information, call (352) 540-6391.
CPR class offered Thursday at center
A CPR class will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. Additional classes will be Oct. 7 and 21.
The course meets the guidelines of the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute. It is designed for professional health care providers, but anyone interested may participate.
The cost is $20. Upon completion, students will receive a two-year certification card.
To obtain information or to reserve a seat, call (352) 597-8875.
'Pay it Forward' event to help foster parents
A "Pay it Forward" carwash will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 19 at Luke's Auto Detailing (Wilkerson Auto), 700 Broad St.
The fundraiser is spearheaded by local youth Devin Nichols, a student at gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology.
Devin, 12, is working on a project called Pay It Forward, which requires the participant to do a good deed without expecting anything in return.
Funds raised will be given to the Foster Parent Association of Hernando.