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Celebrate new shelter at picnic, grand opening


Celebrate new shelter at picnic, grand opening

A picnic and grand opening celebration of the Mining Association Enrichment Center Special Needs Disaster Shelter will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the new facility at 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. The Friendly Four Band will perform at 10 a.m., opening ceremonies are at 11 a.m., a ribbon-cutting will be at 11:30 a.m. and Louie Fortunato will entertain at 12:30 p.m. Free health screenings will be provided. There will also be contests at the adjacent Quarry Golf Course. Shuttle parking will be provided by the Grand at 725 Desoto Ave. For information, call (352) 544-6022.

Nominate the next Great Brooksvillian

The city of Brooksville is accepting nominations for the next "Great Brooksvillian," who will be honored during the Founder's Week Celebration in October. The program recognizes outstanding individuals who have made significant positive contributions to the history, culture and/or economy of the community. Each year's honoree is presented with a plaque, and a perpetual plaque is maintained at City Hall. Nomination forms are available online at or at the City Clerk's office at City Hall, 201 Howell Ave. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. June 17. Call (352) 540-3853 or e-mail


Want to meet Fuld? Here's your chance

A Spring Hill All-Star Signing Event, with Tampa Bay Rays' left fielder Sam Fuld, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Frankie's Sports Cards and Memorabilia, 2164 Mariner Blvd. There will be a meet and greet with Fuld, as well as signing items available for purchase. There will also be giveaways of memorabilia, raffles, music and giveaways from local businesses and WRGO-FM 102.7's Christopher John. For information, call (352) 688-6716.

Today's picks

YMCA fifth annual Health Fair: 9 a.m.-noon. Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 688-9622.

Reception for artists Charlie Hage, Mae Pollizze and Joe Starkey: 5-7 p.m. Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. Free. (352) 799-9690.

Celebrate new shelter at picnic, grand opening 05/24/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9:44pm]
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