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Benefit for woman whose house burned down

BROOKSVILLE

Dinner helps woman whose house burned

The Kiwanis Club of Ridge Manor, St. Anthony's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus of St. Anne's Catholic Church will host a benefit dinner for Brenda Dail from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Papa Joe's Italian Restaurant on Spring Lake Highway at Cortez Boulevard, east of Brooksville. The dinner is $10 and includes baked ziti, salad, bread and coffee or tea. Dail, of Brooksville, lost her home and belongings in a fire in January. She is disabled and has two teenage children. For information, call Jim Nico at (352) 799-0901 or stop by Papa Joe's.

SPRING HILL/BROOKSVILLE

Workshop shows how to keep weight off

The Foundation for Wellness Professionals will host a free workshop, "5 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss," from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and again Aug. 18 at the West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. Participants will learn why diets alone don't work and how to lose weight and keep it off. The speaker is Mary Bristow, acupuncture physician and doctor of Oriental medicine. Reservations are required. The workshop will also be offered Aug. 14 and 28 at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. For information or to reserve a spot, call 799-1882.

SPRING HILL

Sign kids up now for
Fast Track physical

Appointments for the Hernando County Health Department's Fast Track back-to-school physicals can be scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon today and Wednesday at the Spring Hill Health Department, 7465 Forest Oaks Blvd. Fast Track offers affordable school physicals quickly to new clients only and are designed for children with no pre-existing medical conditions. The cost is $35. Appointments can be made by calling (352) 540-6800, ext. 82022. Callers should mention Fast Track when making appointments or leaving a voice message. The Health Department continues to offer traditional school physicals for all Hernando County children throughout the year.

Today's picks

Magical storyteller Scott Humston: 10:15 a.m. Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Teen Game Day: 2-4 p.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. For ages 12 to 17. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Hernando deaths

Grogan, Patricia A. "Pat"

McGurl, Michael Owen

McKnight, Joseph Thomas

Nava, Frank

Powers, Irene

Wolgamuth, Mary

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Benefit for woman whose house burned down 07/31/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 9:30am]
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