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Friends of the Poor Walk is Saturday in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL

Yearly walk to help the needy is Saturday

St. Vincent de Paul will host its fifth annual Friends of the Poor Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday on the grounds at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1107 Commercial Way. Participants will collect pledges for the 5K walk. Registration is free and all walkers receive a free T-shirt. Corporate or school teams, as well as family groups and individuals, are welcome. Proceeds will help assist needy families with rent, utilities, food, clothing and other items. The event will also include a silent auction, bake sale and a Corporate Village for sponsors. For information, contact Woody at (352) 596-4730 or [email protected]

BROOKSVILLE

Enjoy free movie at Tom Varn Park

The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department will host its next Movie Night in the Park on Saturday at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. The movie to be shown is Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, which will start at 7:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Kettle corn, snow cones, hot dogs and drinks will be sold. Event sponsors include Bright House Networks and Friends of the Children Inc. For information or sponsorship opportunities, call (352) 540-3830

Zoo staffers to give pet vaccinations

The Florida International Teaching Zoo veterinary staff will offer a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Co., 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 kennel cough shots for dogs will be $15. All vaccinations will be administered by a veterinarian. Documentation will be provided. Proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that will benefit the teaching zoo facility in Bushnell. For information, call (352) 867-7788 and leave a message.

Road project set to start Monday

The Hernando County Division of Transportation Services has announced that road construction and resurfacing will start Monday on McIntyre Road, from Mondon Hill to Croom roads. Work will be done by Asphalt Paving Systems and is expected to take about 60 days to complete. The roadway will remain open during construction, but motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes. Adverse weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances may affect the construction schedule. For information, call (352) 754-4062.

Today's pick

Veterans history workshop: 11 a.m., West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4042.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Friends of the Poor Walk is Saturday in Spring Hill 10/17/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 9:12pm]
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