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Florida International Teaching Zoo to offer pet vaccination clinic in Brooksville


Get your dog or cat vaccinated at clinic

Veterinary staff from the Florida International Teaching Zoo will provide a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 10 to 11:30 a.m. April 24 at Tractor Supply, 18741 Cortez Blvd.

Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots will be $14, and dog kennel cough/bordatella shots will be $15. All vaccinations will be administered by the veterinarian. Documentation will be provided.

All proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that benefit the teaching zoo facility, Project Green Jungle and elephant survival programs. For more information, call (352) 867-7788.


Baseball team will practice on Sundays

The Giants amateur adult baseball team of Spring Hill will have team practices and new player tryouts from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays through May 2 at Arthur R. Engel Field, 1611 Denton Ave.

The team is part of the Nature- Coast Adult Baseball Association. Most games will be played Sunday mornings at local baseball fields in Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties. Most games will start at 10 a.m. The league will begin in early to mid May and end in early September, with approximately 18 to 25 games. Fees are between $125 and $150 (for uniforms, umpire fees, baseballs and insurance).

Players must be 17 or older. Players are expected to bring their own baseball equipment (gloves, bats and cleats).

Those interested in trying out can call Brian Moore, co-manager, at (352) 686-9936.


Golf tournament will benefit charity

The Hernando Youth Initiative Child Well Being Committee is hosting a "Chip in FORE Children" charity golf event at 4 p.m. on April 23 at the Quarry Golf Course, 800 John Grubbs Blvd.

Volunteers, sponsors and golfers are needed. Hole sponsorships are $25, and beverage sponsorships are $75. Donations of prizes are also needed. The cost for golfers is $20 per player.

After the tournament, there will be driving range, chipping and putting contests. Food and beverages will be available.

Prizes will be given to those who place in the top three.

Nongolfers may participate in the contests; the cost is five balls for $5 or 15 for $10.

Checks should be made payable to Shiloh Problem Solvers.

For more information, call (352) 540-3807 or (352) 398-9059.


Support group gets tax-exemption status

The Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs Citizens Support Organization has announced that it has recently been awarded tax-exemption status from the Department of Internal Revenue.

Membership is open. Individual membership is $15, family membership is $25 and corporate membership (for five employees) is $50. Checks should be made payable to Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. For more information, call John Athanason at (352) 592-5656 or visit

Florida International Teaching Zoo to offer pet vaccination clinic in Brooksville 04/16/10 [Last modified: Friday, April 16, 2010 8:12pm]
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