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Crescent Community Clinic in Spring Hill needs donations of money


Crescent Community Clinic needs your help

Crescent Community Clinic needs for monetary donations to help the overwhelming requests for services.

The clinic, which is at 5244 Commercial Way, currently offers free primary care and dental services to uninsured adults ages 18-64 on the first three Saturdays of each month. If funding grows, the clinic hopes to additional services on Wednesdays. As the local unemployment rate increases, the clinic has seen the number of uninsured adults requesting care growing as well, evident by the 640 calls received and 148 patients that have appointments for the next two clinic dates.

Along with primary care and dental services, the clinic will begin offering mental health services in August.

Crescent is a nonprofit organization that does not receive any federal, state or county funding and relies on donations and grants. All donations are tax-deductible and can be sent to the clinic at 5244 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606.

For information, visit the website at or contact or

Also, adults 18-64 who do not have health or dental insurance, and who meet the federal guidelines for income, can call the Crescent Community Clinic at (352) 610-9916 between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays. The office is staffed by volunteers who answer phones and sets appointments for patients to complete paperwork prior to setting an appointment.


Make a nomination for Angels program

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent is accepting nominations for this year's Angels in Adoption program. The deadline is Aug. 5.

Those interested in nominating an person or organization should submit a letter explaining their reasons for the nomination to the Nugent's local office at 16224 Spring Hill Dr., Brooksville, FL 34604.

Nominees must be residents of the 5th Congressional District. The winner will be invited to attend the Angels in Adoption gala in Washington, D.C.

The Angels in Adoption campaign is a national movement to raise awareness about adoption. For information, call Shirley Anderson at (352) 799-8354. Visit the program's website at


Summer theater camp starts Aug. 1

The Live Oak Theatre Company will offer its second annual summer program Aug. 1-5 at the Bridge Christian Life Center, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, Spring Hill, and from Aug. 8 to 12 at the Eleanor Dempsey Center at Bishop McLaughlin High School, 13651 Hays Road, Hudson. The camp is open to children ages 8 to 15. Special arrangements can be made for younger children, based on interview and audition.

Participants will learn vocal technique, song interpretation, movement to music, auditioning skills, stage makeup and acting skills. Faculty members include Randi Olsen, Ellen Sanborn, Myndee Washington, Vince Vanni and a "guest." All participants will have a chance to rehearse for original productions and participate in a work scene study from Live Oak's upcoming production of The Music Man, starring professional actor David Sanborn.

The camp will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an hour lunch and time for snacks. Children must bring their own lunches and snacks. Arrangements can be made for early drop-offs. Tuition is $150 per week or $250 for both weeks. Limited partial scholarships are available.

Space is limited. To reserve a space, a $25 nonrefundable deposit is required. Make checks payable to Live Oak Theatre Company and mail to the Live Oak Theatre Company, Randi Olsen, P.O. Box 12285, Brooksville, FL 34603.

For information, visit or call (352) 593-0027.


Enjoy a Hawaiian evening Sept. 24

The Korean War Veterans Legion 5053 and Ladies Auxiliary is selling tickets for a Hawaiian luau buffet dinner and hula show Sept. 24 at VFW Posst 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. There will be a buffet dinner at 3 p.m. that will include a variety of luau dishes. Entrees include Hawaiian chicken with pineapple and raisins, baked ham and loin of pork.

Following dinner will be "Polynesian Dreams" dancers with guest participation. After will be a show featuring Polynesian, Hawaiian and Tahitian dances.

There will be door prizes and leis. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are $18 per person. Table reservations can be made for eight or more. For information or tickets, call Rich at (352) 688-7196.


Step up to the mic at community center

Area musicians are invited to participate in an open mic night 6 to 9 p.m. July 30 at the High Point Community Center, 12249 Club House Road.

Spectators are welcome. Guests may bring their own drinks. The snack bar will be open. There is no cost to participate or attend. For information, call (352) 597-1113.


Brookridge Social Dance event Aug. 6

Brookridge Social Dance will host a beach-themed dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. Music will be provided by Joyce and Ralph of "The Two of Us." Guests can bring their own refreshments.

Ice and coffee will be provided throughout the evening. Treats from Dunkin' Donuts will be served at about 9:30 p.m., after a 50/50 raffle.

Tickets are $5 per person, and will be available at the door. For information or reservations, call Dot at (352) 597-0723.

Crescent Community Clinic in Spring Hill needs donations of money 07/22/11 [Last modified: Friday, July 22, 2011 8:02pm]
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