Winning ticket for Fantasy Five bought locally
One of the three winning tickets in the Florida Lottery's Fantasy Five drawing on Tuesday was purchased at the Sunoco Gas Station, 18226 Powell Road. The winning numbers were 25-29-30-33-35. The total prize a,mount was $65,310.59; each winner will receive $21,770.20. The other two winning tickets were purchased in Tampa and Jacksonville.
SPCA of Hernando needs volunteers
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/SPCA of Hernando County needs volunteers. The shelter, 9075 Grant St., has more than 150 dogs and cats. Many of the animals have been abandoned or dropped off because of foreclosures and the economic crisis in Hernando County. Those interested can help out as little as one day per week for four hours. Anyone who wants to volunteer can call Nancy at (352) 345-8498. Call the shelter at (352) 596-7000.
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Quilting class meets at library
The Hernando County Public Library System will host quilting classes presented by Helga Curtis at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road. An informational meeting about the class will be at 9:30 a.m. today at the library. A supply list will be available. Call (352) 540-6391.
Special Olympics games under way
The 2010 Special Olympics county games for aquatics starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd. Special Olympics bowling at Mariner Lanes and power lifting at Genesis Gym are under way. Call Glenn Young at (352) 584-0902
Register for class on grant writing
A New Generation will host a grant-writing workshop with Barbara Sweinberg from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Career Central, 7361 Forest Oaks Blvd. Staffers from nonprofit organizations, churches, government agencies and teachers from public and private schools can learn ways to achieve sustainability through the tough economic times. The cost is $40. To register, call (352) 544-0911.
Recycling event at the park Friday
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Hernando County Sheriff's Office will host an "Easy As One" recycling event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. Cell phones, stray chargers, retail plastic bags and expired medications may be brought in for recycling or disposal. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., people can bring paper to be shredded and recycled. Those who bring 15 or more bags for recycling will receive a reusable shopping bag. Those who bring in medications, cell phones or paper receive a day pass to a Florida state park, while supplies last. Visit dep.state.fl.us/easyasone.
Florida Library Youth Program presents Jiggleman: 10:15 a.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Geared for children ages 5-12. Free. (352) 540-6391.
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