Tuesday, June 19, 2018
News Roundup

Community news: 5K fundraiser, HHS Sports Hall of Fame, Alzheimer's walk, church yard sale

BENEFIT RUN FOR YOUTH SHELTER: Youth and Family Alternatives will host its Run for New Beginnings Youth Shelter, a 5K run and walk, on Nov. 3 in downtown Brooksville.

The starting point is SunTrust Bank, 1 E Jefferson St.

A kids' fun run starts at 7:30 a.m.; the 5K begins at 8 a.m. This is a chip-timed event. Awards will be given to first- through third-place finishers in various age groups.

Medals will be provided to finishers.

A post-race party will follow.

The cost for those who register by Monday is $25 for the 5K and $15 for the fun run. After Monday, fees are an additional $5.

Shirt sizes and participation medals are guaranteed for those who register by Monday.

Visit the website at runfornewbeginnings.com or register at active.com.

Sponsorships are available and range from $150 to $1,500.

For details, contact Karen Dove at (727) 326-3086 or [email protected]

HHS SPORTS HALL OF FAME: The Hernando High School Sports Hall of Fame banquet will be at 6 p.m. today in the school's Michael Imhoff Gymnasium, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. Tickets are $20 and available at the school.

This year's inductees include: Paul Spangler, Eddie Looper, Kelly Lagedrost, J.P. Inmon, Lorenzo Hamilton, Eddie McIntyre, Bill Combs and Dwayne Mobley.

The inductees will be introduced during halftime at the varsity football game Friday at Tom Fisher Memorial Stadium. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. against Sunlake High School. For information or tickets, call Joy Nagy at (352) 797-7015, ext. 410.

WALK FOR ALZHEIMER'S: The Alzheimer's Association will host its annual Walk to End Alzheimer's on Oct. 13 at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the walk at 9 a.m.

More than 400 residents from Hernando, Pasco, Citrus and Sumter counties are expected to participate in the event to raise awareness and money. Participants will be able to learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment, and support programs and services. Walkers will also join in a tribute ceremony to honor those affected by the disease.

Individuals and teams wishing to participate should visit alz.org/walk or call (352) 688-4537.

CHURCH YARD SALE: Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church will host an indoor yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the church's air-conditioned gym at 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville.

The snack bar will be open. For information, call the church office at (352) 796-4969.

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