Sunday, June 24, 2018
News Roundup

Brooksville disaster recovery center transitions to diaster loans center

BROOKSVILLE

Recovery center Will Turn to disaster loans

The local disaster recovery center that opened after Tropical Storm Debby will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, close on Sunday, then transition to a disaster loan outreach center starting Monday. The center, operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will remain at the Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays until further notice. Homeowners, renters and business owners who visit the center can speak with SBA representatives about low-interest disaster loans, receive help filling out loan applications and submit completed applications. Federal Emergency Management Agency staffers will also be on hand to answer questions about FEMA registration and disaster assistance.

Homeschool group new year meeting

Home Circle of Hernando, a homeschool support group, will have its first meeting of the 2012-13 school year 7 p.m. Tuesday at Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road. Before the meeting, there will be an orientation at 6 p.m. for new and prospective homeschoolers. The meeting will include information about art, dance, music and sports opportunities for homeschool students. Burt Harres of Pasco-Hernando Community College will provide information about dual enrollment. Representatives from area businesses and organizations will also be on hand. Visit homeschool-life.com/fl/homecircleof hernando or email Kelli Howell at [email protected] tampabay.rr.com.

BROOKRIDGE

Have good time at line dance social

A Brookridge Good Times Line Dance Social will be from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. DJ Dave will entertain with Top 20 and old-time favorites. No dance lessons will be provided, but instructors will be on hand to give assistance. Couples and singles are welcome. Guests may bring their own beverages, snacks and ice. Admission is $5. For information, contact Norma at (352) 397-6088 or [email protected]

Today's picks

Hernando Aero Modelers RC Summer Swap Meet: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., club field at Cemex entrance road, 16301 Ponce De Leon Blvd., north of Brooksville. $3 per person or $5 per carload. (352) 346-9948.

Backpack giveaway: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6193 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 345-5954.

Low-cost pet vaccination clinic with Florida International Teaching Zoo veterinary staff: Noon to 1:30 p.m., Tractor Supply Co., 18471 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper-parvovirus shots and cat distemper shots will be $14, and kennel cough (Bordetella) shots for dogs will be $15.

'The Chicago Caper' murder-mystery dinner show: 5:30 p.m., Hernando Beach Yacht Club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. $20 for yacht club members; $25 for nonmembers. (813) 610-8511.

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