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Fire Department New York Retirees of Spring Hill selling brick pavers for 9/11 memorial



The Fire Department New York Retirees of Spring Hill are selling brick pavers for the 9/11 memorial on the grounds at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. The memorial is in front of the post and next to the World War I and World War II memorial, across from the proposed Korean War and Vietnam War memorial site. The cost is $50 for an engraved brick paver. Each paver includes four lines, with 16 characters per line, for engraving. Checks or money orders should be made out to the 9-11-2001 Memorial Fund and mailed to P.O. Box 343, Brooksville, FL 34601. For information, call Joe Holland at (352) 686-4401.

Clothing giveaway set at Springstead

Springstead High School's Anti-Bullying Club, through its AOK Kids (Acts of Kindness) program, will have a clothing giveaway from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the school, 3300 Mariner Blvd. For information, call Karen Wilcox at (352) 797-7010, ext. 254.


Health office to close for training

The Hernando County Health Department/Nature Coast Community Health Center's Brooksville office, 300 S Main St., will be closed from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday for staff training. The Spring Hill office, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., will remain open, but limited services will be available. Both offices will return to regular service hours Friday. For information, call (352) 540-6800.

Training will close appraiser's offices

The Hernando County Property Appraiser's Office will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday for training purposes. Offices are at: Room 463 of the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville, and in the Westside Government Center, 7525 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. For information, call (352) 754-4190.


Combine love of exercise, pets

Hernando County Animal Services has kicked off a Dog Walking/Cat Loving Program. The intention is to allow volunteers to exercise while making a difference in the lives of the homeless animals at the shelter. Those interested in volunteering are required to fill out the county's volunteer application and attend a training session before working with the animals. A volunteer orientation and training session is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the shelter, 19450 Oliver St. Call (352) 796-5062.

Today's picks

Notre Dame Catholic School pancake breakfast fundraiser: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $3. (352) 683-9666.

Israeli Food and Fun Fest: Noon-4 p.m., Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 686-7034 or

Art in the Park: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. Free admission. (352) 754-4788.

'The Music Man': 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15, $8 for students. (352) 683-5113. mainstage.htm.

Hernando deaths

Obituaries are in Section B.

Fire Department New York Retirees of Spring Hill selling brick pavers for 9/11 memorial 03/10/12 [Last modified: Saturday, March 10, 2012 3:36pm]
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