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Brooksville art gallery to celebrate 10th anniversary


Art gallery to celebrate its 10th anniversary

A free gala art reception to celebrate Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery's 10th anniversary will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the gallery, 201 Howell Ave.

The reception will include entertainment by the Hernando Youth Orchestra String Quartet, Wanda McVeigh and Gail Kerna, and Robert DeWitt as "Seminole Ben." Also featured will be "A Taste of the Arts", with GM's Bistro, Jimmy Diablos, Luigi's Pizza, Main Street Eatery, Mallie Kyla's, Mediterranean Pita Grill, Mykonos II, Rising Sun Cafe and the Hernando County Fine Arts Council.

Exhibiting artists in the gallery's summer exhibit include David D. Dion, Thomas Hogan, Philip Kopiczko, Ann Madsen, Lynn Simone and Kathleen Wilson. Displays include the art project exhibit of the Arc's Community Cafe, as well as displays by the Just Poets, Suncoast Ship Model Society, Hernando Quilters and Spring Hill Camera Club.

For information, call 544-5407.


Get your child's car seat inspected

We Remember, Inc. will host a child passenger safety seat inspection station June 19-21 at the Wal-Mart at 13300 Cortez Blvd.

All those who have children and child safety seats in their vehicles are encouraged to have their vehicles inspected by a nationally-certified child passenger safety seat inspector, including parents who are sure theirs are properly installed. Studies show that four out of five child safety seats are installed incorrectly, which may possibly result in injuries or death in case of an accident.

Weather permitting, the station will be set up in the parking lot from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, from noon to 4 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 21.

Those interested must sign up for a scheduled time slot at the customer service desk inside Wal-Mart.

We Remember, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness through education, public speaking and providing limited assistance to victims and survivors of drunk driving. All donations are tax-deductible.


Fundraiser is June 19 for school candidate

A fundraising reception for Gene Magrini, candidate for Hernando County School Board, District 4, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane.

A contribution of $75 per person is suggested. Reservations are required by Monday. RSVP to 688-7970 or Checks are to be made payable to the campaign account of Gene Magrini and mailed to 13020 Everard Drive, Spring Hill, FL 34609.

Magrini, a Hernando County resident for the past 15 years, previously worked as the director of human resources and sales for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and is a senior professional in human resources.

Brooksville art gallery to celebrate 10th anniversary 06/12/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 11:26am]
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