Tuesday, February 20, 2018
News Roundup

Deadline approaches for filing claims on Tropical Storm Debby damage

BROOKSVILLE

Deadline to file claims for Debby Damage is Sept. 4

Residents with damage caused by Tropical Storm Debby are reminded that the deadline is Sept. 4 to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance or to file a disaster loan application with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Residents should not wait for an insurance settlement before applying to the SBA. The local Disaster Loan Outreach Center (formerly the Disaster Recovery Center), at the Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd., is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. Visitors can speak with SBA representatives about low-interest disaster loans, receive help filling out loan applications and submit completed applications. FEMA staffers are also on hand to answer questions about FEMA registration and disaster assistance.

HEART is seeking adult literacy tutors

The HEART Adult Literacy Program needs volunteers to tutor adults in reading, language and math skills. A training and orientation class will be offered for new volunteers from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday at the HEART office, 801 N Broad St. For information, call Justa Bozman at (352) 797-7018.

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Family Night at the Arc Nature Coast

Anyone with questions about services, cuts and what lies ahead for those with developmental disabilities is invited to a Family Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Arc Nature Coast Education Center, 6495 Mariner Blvd. The program will be facilitated by Mark Barry, executive director of the Arc Nature Coast. Those attending may ask questions and learn their rights and options. Dinner will be served. The event is free. For information or to RSVP, call (352) 544-2322, ext. 100.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Today's picks

Stories for tots: Toddler Time, for ages 18 to 35 months, at 10:30 a.m.; Storytime, for ages 3 to 5, at 11:15 a.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 754-4043.

Steak Shoot: 1 p.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

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