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Aripeka Elks Lodge to host dinner, show in Hudson


Dinner and a show by Crazy Carol at Elks

Aripeka Elks Lodge 2520 will have a dinner show featuring Carol Nelson and her Crazy Carol show on March 26 at the lodge, 9135 Denton Ave.

Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and showtime is at 7:30 p.m.

Nelson's show includes comedy and music, while incorporating the audience into the show.

Tickets are $16. Call Judi at (727) 868-2994.


U.S. Rep. Brown-Waite to answer questions

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236 and Ladies Auxiliary will have an informal question and answer session with Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite at 11 a.m. March 21 at the post, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd.

The session is to discuss veterans issues, but there will be time scheduled for an open forum.


Ride to honor memory of late Capt. Bierwiler

Police Unity Tour, Florida Chapter VIII will sponsor the first Memorial Motorcycle Ride in honor and memory of Capt. Scott Bierwiler of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. The ride will be March 28, starting at Barney's of Brandon at 9820 Adamo Drive (east of U.S. 301) in Brandon, and ending at Adventure Cycle on Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville.

Registration will be from 8 to 11 a.m. The cost is $20 per driver and $10 for passengers. Each rider and passenger will receive a chance to win an acoustic guitar autographed by Brooks and Dunn.

The first 250 participants to pay and register will receive a National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Awareness band and the first 200 registered paid drivers will receive a commemorative T-shirt honoring Capt. Bierwiler.

The group will ride through country roads through Trilby, Dade City and Brooksville. A lunch and party will follow the ride.

All proceeds will benefit the Police Unity Tour.

Bierwiler, 42, was killed Feb. 19 when his patrol car was struck head-on by a teen driver on Powell Road, south of Brooksville.

For information or to register, visit the Web site at For information on the Police Unity Tour, visit


Spring rummage sale at Grace Presbyterian

The Presbyterian Women of Grace Presbyterian Church will have the spring rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to noon March 21 at the church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive.

The youth of the church will have a cook-out for lunch, and also will have items for sale. For information, call (352) 683-2082.


Irish comedian, lunch at St. Frances Cabrini

The St. Frances Cabrini Council of Catholic Women will have a luncheon and show with Irish comedian Danny Justice at noon April 22 in Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd.

The lunch will be catered by John Mason. Prizes will be awarded. Spouses are welcome.

Tickets are $18 each and must be purchased by April 10. Call Alice at (352) 688-4766.


City seeks volunteers to fill board positions

The Brooksville City Council is accepting applications from individuals interested in volunteering on these boards:

• Firefighters Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees. There is one position available to fill a two-year term through Feb. 28, 2011. Applicants must be City residents.

• Beautification Board. Two positions are available: one to fill an unexpired three-year term through Dec. 31, 2010, and another to fill an unexpired 3-year-term through Dec. 31, 2011.

All applicants for either board must be registered Florida voters.

To apply for either position, an appropriate application must be completed. Applications are available in the City Clerk's office at Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. Completed applications must be returned no later than 5 p.m. March 25. Applications are also available online at For information, call (352) 540-3810.


Dollywood entertainer at Key Center benefit

The Key Training Center has announced a benefit concert with Dollywood performer James Rogers at 7 p.m. March 28 at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment on the Key Center's campus at 5399 W Gulf to Lake Highway.

Rogers performs country western, patriotic and gospel songs. His show includes clean humor. He has performed with and opened shows for country mega-stars such as Alabama, Ronnie Milsap, Dolly Parton, Ricky Skaggs, Roy Clark, Glen Campbell and many others.

Refreshments will be provided by Beef O'Brady's of Crystal River. Cuban sandwiches, hamburgers and hot dogs will be available for purchase, as well as Coke products, beer and wine.

Tickets are $15. Funds raised will support the Key Training Center, which provides a broad scope of services to adults with developmental disabilities. For tickets or information, call (352) 527-8228.


Mid Florida services board to meet April 1

The Governing Board of Mid Florida Community Services will meet at 10 a.m. April 1 at the office at 820 Kennedy Blvd.

Those who need assistance or services to participate in this meeting must call at least one week prior to the meeting. For information or assistance, call (352) 796-1425.

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