Sunday, January 21, 2018
News Roundup

Community events: dinners and breakfasts and benefits

CHILI DINNER: The Tri-County Community Center and Nobleton Men's Club will host a chili supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the old firehouse at 28444 Forbes St., Nobleton.

Beverage and dessert are included. There is no set price; donations will be accepted.

For information, call (352) 587-4280.

JAZZ BENEFIT: Tickets and sponsorships are available for Jazz at the Lakes, an evening to support the Crescent Community Clinic and to honor Hernando County nurses.

The event will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Glen Lakes Clubhouse, 9000 Glen Lakes Blvd., north of Weeki Wachee.

The event will include dinner and entertainment provided by nationally known jazz artist Robert Harris. Tickets cost $40 each.

Sponsorships are available from $25 to $2,500.

Proceeds will benefit Crescent Community Clinic, a nonprofit clinic that provides free primary medical, dental and mental health services to uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 who meet the federal poverty guidelines.

For tickets, sponsorships or information, send email to [email protected] or call (352) 650-9006.

CRIME WATCH BREAKFAST: The Ridge Manor Area Crime Watch will host its annual omelet breakfast fundraiser from 7 to 11 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Ridge Manor Community Center, 34240 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor.

Omelet chefs will include U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent, Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis and Hernando County Commissioner James Adkins, as well as crime watch members.

Omelets are made to order and may include ham, cheese, tomatoes, mushrooms, bacon bits, onions and peppers. Meals also include sausage, grits, biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea and orange juice.

The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

Take-out orders will be available.

For information, call Gigi Davignon at (727) 510-8228 or Paul Baker at (352) 608-4282.

RED HATTERS SUPER BOWL EVENT: The Scarlet Belles at Tea invite area red and pink hatters to the annual Open House Super Bowl Sundae from 1 to 3:45 p.m. Feb. 3 at Dairy Queen, 370 Suzanne Drive, off Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

Women who wear their colors will get 25 percent off their sundaes. Door prizes will be awarded every half-hour, and tickets will be available for drawings for two gift baskets, as well as a chance to win an ice cream cake.

There will be a drawing for those who bring donations for pet shelters, such as Purina Puppy and Kitten Chow, Purina Cat Chow, Pedigree dog food, Friskies and Fancy Feast pate (no chunks), cat litter, dog training pads, new hard rubber toys, antibacterial dish soaps, garbage bags, gloves and cleaning supplies, blankets, towels and other items. Gift cards for pet stores and other stores are appreciated. Donations will go to the Humane Society of the Nature Coast, the SPCA of Hernando County and SPCA of the Suncoast. Reservations are required; send email to [email protected]

SAC MEETING: Powell Middle School Performing Arts Center's School Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. today in the school's media center, 4100 Barclay Ave., Spring Hill. Parents and community members are welcome.

For information, call (352) 797-7095.

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