Food service manager certification classes
Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will provide a food managers certification course and ServSafe certification test July 21 at the extension office, 19490 Oliver St.
Training and the exam are $100; the manual is $40. Training will be from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., followed by the exam. There is no "exam only" option.
Certification is required in Florida for food managers of all establishments licensed by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and selected licenses of the Health Department. All agencies accept the ServSafe certification.
Registration is required by Monday. No walk-ins will be allowed. Call 754-4433.
It's showtime at the Beach Club
The Hernando Beach Club will host a "Let Me Entertain You" dinner show with Sally and Roy on Aug. 1 at the club, 3145 Flamingo Blvd. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
The event will include a steak dinner and special appearances by "Cher" and "Marilyn."
Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers, and must be purchased no later than July 25. Call Bunni at 688-4976.
Get up and get down at the VFW on July 20
A dinner dance with the Frankie Dee New York Orchestra will be from 2 to 5 p.m. July 20 at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive.
The orchestra performs a variety of music such as Big Band, polkas, waltzes, Latin, Frank Sinatra and doo-wop.
The cost is $16 for dinner and dancing, or $10 for dancing only. Door prizes will be awarded.
For reservations or information, call Mary at 596-9486.
Here's a way to help students and teachers
The United Way of Hernando County is seeking donations for its Stuff the Bus school supply drive for Hernando County's teachers.
This communitywide effort brings supplies to teachers and classrooms. The local United Way has more than 200 requests from teachers for supplies.
Those wishing to donate can drop off supplies at one of the buses that will be stationed at Hernando County Wal-Mart Supercenters, Publix supermarkets and Staples throughout July.
All donations stay in Hernando County. The supplies will be distributed to local teachers from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1-3.
Volunteer bus monitors are also needed at Stuff the Bus locations. For information, or to register to volunteer for a bus monitor shift, call United Way at 688-2026. Visit the Web site at www.unitedwayhernando.com.
Family Care Council meets on Monday
The Area 13 Family Care Council will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at the Florida Department of Children and Families, 1601 W Gulf Atlantic Highway (State Road 44).
Those interested in issues regarding people with developmental disabilities and their families are encouraged to attend. For information, call Brenda at (352) 330-2729 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.