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Disaster Loan Center in Brooksville will close after Thursday

BROOKSVILLE

Disaster Loan Center will close after Thursday

The local Disaster Loan Outreach Center at the Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd., will cease operations after Thursday. The center, run by the Small Business Administration, will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Thursday. Residents and businesses with damage caused by Tropical Storm Debby may stop by and speak with SBA representatives about low-interest disaster loans, fill out loan applications and submit completed applications. After Thursday, applications may be done electronically at disasterloan.sba.gov/ela and downloaded at sba.gov. People may call toll-free at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf) or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. The deadline to return SBA applications for physical property damage is Tuesday; the deadline to return applications for economic injury is April 3, 2013.

SPRING HILL

Humane Society's annual Fur Ball

Tickets are available for the Humane Society of the Nature Coast's ninth annual Fur Ball, which will be at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The event includes hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, dinner at 6:30 p.m., music and dancing. There will also be an auction from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $75 each. Sponsorships are still available. Proceeds will benefit the animals at the Humane Society's no-kill shelter. For information, sponsorships or tickets, call (352) 796-2711.

SHADY HILLS

Give your old bras for breast cancer benefit

The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681 is collecting old bras for a Breast Cancer Fundraiser. On Oct. 20, the women will stretch all collected bras in a chain down County Line Road in an effort to raise awareness of breast cancer; donations to Save the Ta-Tas will also be collected. Bra donations may be dropped off, to Judi Christensen's attention, at the post, 18940 Drayton St., off County Line Road. Anyone interested in volunteering on the day of the event may contact Christensen at (352) 610-2215.

Today's pick

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.

Disaster Loan Center in Brooksville will close after Thursday 08/28/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 5:58pm]
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