Come to Petco on Saturdays to adopt a cat
Home at Last Pet Adoptions hosts an adopt-a-thon from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store. Although the organization specializes in Siamese, other cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax-deductible. All pets can be viewed online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com. Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon can be made. Individual appointments can also be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Sock Hop features contest
The Spring Hill Community Association will present a Summer Sock Hop with Li'l Deuce Coupe at 7 p.m. July 29 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. There will be a contest for the best 1950s attire, raffles and prizes. Refreshments will be served. Beer and wine will be available. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call (352) 666-4746.
'Christmas' sale benefits library
The Friends of the Library of Hernando County's "Christmas in July Sale" continues through today at the Little Red Schoolhouse Bookstore, 1208 Kenlake Ave. The store is open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds from the bookstore go toward library books, equipment and furnishings, special cultural programs and the Florida Library Youth Program. For information, call (352) 684-0660.
United Way to meet Thursday
United Way of Hernando County will have its annual meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Career Central, 7361 Forest Oaks Blvd. For information, call (352) 688-2026 or visit the website at unitedwayhernando.net.
Wine event helps fight on leukemia
A wine-tasting benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team in Training will be from 7:30 to 10 p.m. today at Strong Tower Vineyard and Winery, 17840 Forge Drive. The event will include wine tasting and appetizers, music, silent auction and vendors. Tickets are $20 at door. For information, call (727) 773-5054 or (352) 799-7612.
SPCA seeks pet food, volunteers
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/SPCA of Hernando County needs volunteers and donations. Canned cat and dog food is needed, as well as cat litter. Monetary donations are also appreciated. The SPCA is a nonprofit, no-kill shelter that does not receive government funding. The shelter, at 9075 Grant St. (off Sunshine Grove Road and Taylor Street), is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. To help, stop by or call (352) 596-7000. Visit the website at spcahernando1.org.
Benefit carwash for the Dawn Center: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., My Gynecologist, 11175 County Line Road, Spring Hill. (352) 686-8884.
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