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Fall Fair set Saturday at Central High in Brooksville


Get together at the Fall Fair on saturday

The community is invited to the second annual Community Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. There will be face painting, food, entertainment and other activities. Businesses and organizations will provide community resource information. The event, offered by Communities in Schools of Hernando County and Central High School, is designed to promote "community and connection" among schools, parents, children, businesses and organizations, along with healthy activities and dropout prevention efforts. For information, contact Mary Koczan at or (352) 797-7020, ext. 312.

Fees waived for adopting cats

Hernando County Animal Services has waived its cat adoption fee through Nov. 30. Those who adopt a cat must pay a $20 deposit, which will be refunded upon showing proof of sterilization and rabies vaccination. All adopted cats receive a feline 4-in-1 vaccination and deworming at Animal Services. Also, the nearby PetLuv Spay and Neuter Clinic will provide free spaying/neutering, and one-year rabies vaccination for all animals adopted to private homes from Animal Services. Hernando County residents also receive a free one-year Hernando County animal license for their cat upon proof of rabies vaccination. Visit the Animal Services shelter at 19450 Oliver St. or the website at For information, call (352) 796-5062.


Men's shelter in need of a van

The Jericho Road Ministries men's shelter is in need of a new or slightly used passenger van that can hold between 10 and 15 people. Anyone interested in donating a van is asked to contact Pastor Bruce at (352) 799-2912, ext. 100. Those interested in making a donation toward the purchase of a van may contact Grace at (352) 799-2912, ext. 111.


Dogs' day at the beach is Saturday

The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department will host its next Bark Island event from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Alfred A. McKethan Park, 10800 Pine Island Drive. Dogs and their owners are welcome to enjoy the beach. Pets must be current with their vaccinations, and tags must be provided. Owners are responsible for picking up after their pets and should have a leash. The cost is $7 per car or walk-up patron. To register or for information, call (352) 754-4031.

Today's picks

Beginner computer class for adults: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Sponsored by the Hernando County Public Library System. Free, but space is limited and reservations are required. (352) 754-4043.

'Passport to the Future' PHCC 40th anniversary celebration: 4-7 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. A formal ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. in the B Building conference center. (352) 340-4833.

Fall Fair set Saturday at Central High in Brooksville

11/14/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 8:05pm]
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