Design a logo for County land preservation
Hernando County residents are invited to compete in the Hernando County Planning Department's logo contest for the Environmentally Sensitive Lands Program, which acquires land in the county for the purposes of preservation and recreation. An initial screening of entries will be conducted by a subcommittee, which will select the top entries for consideration. The deadline for submission is Oct. 1. Entry forms and contest rules are available from the Planning Department at the Hernando County Government Center in Brooksville or the Web page at www.hernandocounty.us/plan/ESL/documents/finallogorules.pdf.
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Chorus course open to women
Suncoast Harmony Chorus, the west-central Florida chapter of Sweet Adelines International, invites area women who love to sing to participate in a six-week introduction at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 7 to Nov. 11, in the chorus room at Gulf High School, 5355 School Road. Participants will learn about the organization, be tutored in vocal production applicable to a cappella-style singing and some simple choreography. Upon completion, participants will be eligible to perform with the chorus during the holiday season. For information, call Cindy at (352) 597-4376.
Sonshine festival welcomes crafters
Crafters are needed for the 15th annual Sonshine Arts and Crafts Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W. The event is sponsored by the church's Mary Martha Guild, which will be selling bakery items, soup and sandwiches, and providing unlimited cups of coffee for crafters. The cost is $15 for a table. Proceeds will benefit the church's youth groups and their projects. Reservations are required by Sept. 30. For an application, call Barbara at 799-3082 or Inge at 686-8751 (between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.).
Service board sets Oct. 1 meeting
The Mid-Florida Community Services governing board will meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at 820 Kennedy Blvd. Individuals needing auxiliary aids or services to effectively participate in the meeting should make their needs and preferences known at least one week prior to the meeting. Call Mid-Florida Community Services at (352) 796-1425.
Note to readers
Next July, the St. Petersburg Times will celebrate its 125th anniversary. To honor the occasion, the Times is offering a limited edition coffee table book, 125 Years: Tampa Bay through the Times. This book chronicles the bay area's rich heritage with more than 500 vivid photographs and historic front pages. Supplies are limited. Orders made before Nov. 21 will receive a $10 discount at $29.95 per book. To learn more, go to www.sptimesbook.com.
Academia Hernando presents "America's Gems: Our Great National Parks": 10 a.m.-noon, Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $7. (352) 597-0158.
Barris, Arthur R.
Brown, Ethyl Louise
Cronin, Timothy J. Jr.
Jermain, Frederick S. Jr.
This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.