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Bakers needed for Hernando blueberry pie contest


Bakers, prepare your recipes for blueberry pie

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce invites those who love to bake to enter the Florida Blueberry Festival Pie Baking Contest. The competition will be judged at 2 p.m. May 5 at the chamber's tent at the Florida Blueberry Festival in downtown Brooksville. The contest is open to amateur individual bakers only; all ages welcome. The primary ingredient must be whole blueberries. Pies must be made from scratch (no store-bought crusts or pies). A recipe must accompany each entry. The baker must be present at the contest. Entries will be accepted through May 1. The entry fee is $5. For official rules and a registration form, call Dawn Badami at the chamber, (352) 796-0697 or visit


Event will remember crime victims

In observance of National Victims Rights Week, the annual Victims' Voice program to remember victims of crime will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the jury selection room at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Victims and survivors of crime will be recognized. Anyone who would like for a loved one to be remembered is asked to call Mary Johnston at the State Attorney's Office, (352) 754-4255.


Barbershop chorus takes stage April 28

The Hernando Hi-Lites will present their annual Harmony on Parade show, "Steamin' Down the River," at 3 p.m. April 28 at First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive. The concert will feature the women's barbershop chorus singing, a cappella, songs such as Back in Dixie Again, Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody and Georgia. Sunset, a men's quartet, will also perform. There will be door prizes and a raffle to win a gift basket. A meet-and-greet session with the performers will follow the show. Adult tickets are $12 in advance or $14 at the door; students pay half price. Tickets for groups of 10 or more are $10 each. Call Norma at (352) 540-9192.

Today's picks

'Doubt: A Parable' concludes at Stage West: 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando Symphony Orchestra: 2 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Bakers needed for Hernando blueberry pie contest 04/21/12 [Last modified: Saturday, April 21, 2012 11:43am]
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