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"Clips for Tails" fundraiser to benefit the SPCA of Hernando County

BROOKSVILLE

Get your hair cut and shelter will benefit

A "Clips for Tails" fundraiser to benefit the SPCA of Hernando County will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at HairMasters of Brooksville, 14974 Cortez Blvd.

Human customers can choose from the "Plain Kitty Clip and Trim" for $17.95; or the "Regular Doggie Doo" (shampoo, cut and dry) for $26.95 for short hair, $29.95 for medium length hair and $34.95 for long hair. Donations also will be accepted.

HairMasters staff is donating time and skills so that all proceeds will go to benefit the more than 100 animals cared for at the shelter. For information, call (352) 799-8734.

BROOKSVILLE

Sportsman's Club hosts shooting event

The Hernando Sportsman's Club will host a Machine Gun Shoot at 9:30 a.m. July 4 at the club range in the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area off Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee.

Five cars will be destroyed along with an assortment of other targets. Food and other vendors will be on hand throughout the day.

Admission is $2 for adults and free for children 12 and younger, who must be accompanied by an adult. Shooters with their own guns can participate in the shoot for $20 per shooter for the day. Vendor spaces are available for $20.

For information, call (352) 597-9931 or visit www.hernandosportsmansclub.com.

SPRING HILL

'Flush' campaign will benefit Relay for Life

The Relay for Life Up 4 Breakfast team is starting a "You've Been Flushed" traveling purple toilet fundraiser. To kick off the team's efforts to raise money for the 2010 Relay for Life, the purple toilets will be on display in front of the restaurant from about 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at 14359 Spring Hill Drive.

Visitors can view the toilets, learn more about the fundraiser and can take a chance to win the first of the group's monthly raffle baskets. Small purple ribbons will be handed out to show support for finding a cure for cancer.

The "You've Been Flushed" fundraiser involves team members moving the toilet around Hernando County after dark, dropping it in yards with a sign reading "You've been Flushed." There will be instructions on the toilet for having the "unsightly" lawn ornament removed.

The instructions ask those in possession of the throne to donate money to the American Cancer Society. It also requests that donors give an address where they would like the toilet to go next.

For information, call (352) 398-6200 or (352) 200-5853.

COUNTYWIDE

Libraries offer pair of special kids programs

The Florida Library Youth Program will continue with the following programs next week:

• Play'n Around Theatre Rumpelstiltskin, Tuesday, West Hernando/Staffordene T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Musical theater comes alive with music, dancing and audience participation.

• Didgeridoo Down Under, Wednesday, East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West; and Thursday at Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. This is an Australia-themed presentation that combines music, art, social studies, environmental education, character-building and audience participation.

All programs start at 10:15 a.m. No registration is required. Parents or guardians must remain on the library premises during the events, sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hernando County. For best seating and parking, arrive early. For information, call (352) 540-6391.

BROOKSVILLE

Learn about fruit, vegetable gardening

A free class series, "Fruit and Vegetable Production Series for the Farmer", will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 2-16, at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St.

The series will be presented by Stacy Strickland, regional specialized extension agent. Topics include:

• Deciduous Fruit Production on July 2

• Vegetable Production on July 9

• Fertilization of Fruit and Vegetable Crops on July 16

There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. Call (352) 754-4433.

"Clips for Tails" fundraiser to benefit the SPCA of Hernando County 06/25/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 25, 2009 8:04pm]
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