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Crescent Community Clinic in Hernando County seeks volunteers, donations


Community Clinic seeks volunteers and donations

Crescent Community Clinic needs volunteers and donations, especially people to help organize fundraisers. Crescent is an all-volunteer clinic in Brooksville for uninsured adults ages 18 to 64. Another clinic is set to open in Spring Hill in early June. To learn how to help, e-mail or or call the Brooksville clinic at (352) 799-5500.

Apply now to become sheriff's volunteer

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office Citizen Volunteer Corps is accepting applications for the Public Service Aide Program. PSAs handle minor calls for service from citizens and help patrol deputies in nonemergency cases. Training is provided. Fourteen volunteers will be selected for the first PSA academy, which will begin in July. Applications are available at the main office, 18900 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, and the District 2 office, 7465 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. For more information, call (352) 797-3678 or visit

Veterans organization accepting donations

Standing Tall For Veterans is accepting tax-deductible donations, including estate donations, household items, garage sale items, and computers and parts. To arrange a pickup, call Chuck Bennett at (352) 238-3148 or visit


Jazz society will perform at Stage West

The Hernando Jazz Society will perform at 2 p.m. May 29 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call the Stage West box office at (352) 683-5113, or call Bill McLoughlin at (352) 799-9690.

Today's pick

Nature Coast Festival Singers present 'Songs of Faith and Freedom' concert: 3 p.m., United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. An offering will be collected. (352) 597-2235.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Crescent Community Clinic in Hernando County seeks volunteers, donations 05/21/11 [Last modified: Saturday, May 21, 2011 9:58am]
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