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Brooksville accepting applications for advisory board


Applications available for advisory board

The Brooksville City Council is accepting applications from those interested in volunteering on the Enterprise Zone Development Agency advisory board. Ten volunteer positions are available, representing the following: a business operating within the enterprise zone, the chamber of commerce, code enforcement, education, law enforcement, a nonprofit organization working within the enterprise zone area, workforce development and three residents living within the enterprise zone area. Applicants must be Florida residents and voters, and live or have their primary employment in Hernando County. Applications are available online at and at City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. Call (352) 540-3853.

Red Cross to have volunteering event

Those interested in volunteering with the American Red Cross are invited to a disaster services orientation from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Classes offered for volunteers will start with "Client Casework" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Another, "Shelter Operation," will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 27. For more information or to sign up, call (352) 620-0500.

Teacher workshop location changes

The location has changed for the Hernando County Childhood Obesity Task Force's teacher in-service training workshop scheduled for Friday. It will be from 10 a.m. to noon at Chocachatti Elementary School, 4135 California St., south of Brooksville. Participants will learn how to balance stressors that have an impact on one's health. There is no cost to participate. Teachers should sign up through the electronic registrar system. All others may call Penny at (352) 540-6363 or Kim at (352) 428-6368.


Center seeks help with renovation

The Dawn Center, a nonprofit organization that provides services and shelter to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Hernando County, needs a complete renovation of the kitchen and living room areas of its shelter. Work needs to be done on kitchen cabinetry, tile flooring and plumbing. Volunteer labor, materials and monetary contributions are being sought. To help or for more information, call the Dawn Center's facility volunteer, Ed Brady, at (352) 684-7191.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Commission/Teamsters Local Union 79, collective bargaining session, 8:30 a.m., Department of Public Works, 1525 E Jefferson St., Brooksville.

Hernando County School Board, superintendent finalist interviews, 9 a.m., 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Aviation Authority, 3:30 p.m., airport office, 15800 Flight Path Drive, south of Brooksville.

Today's picks

Brookridge Entertainment presents Paul Tanner: 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $20. (352) 610-4901.

'A Little Night Music': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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