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Get ready to meet the 2008 Great Brooksvillian

BROOKSVILLE

It's time to meet the 2008 great brooksvillian

The city of Brooksville will host a special recognition day Dec. 13 for Dr. Paul Farmer, the city's 2008 Great Brooksvillian. Volunteers and sponsors are needed for the events that are scheduled, including the annual Brooksville Kiwanis Christmas Parade, which will have a special float honoring Farmer, the city's Great Brooksvillian public ceremonies, and a special evening fundraising event. At the fundraiser, patrons will be able to meet Farmer and obtain a copy of the 2003 bestselling book depicting his life's work, Mountains Beyond Mountains, the Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World, by Tracy Kidder. Proceeds from the event will be given to Farmer's nonprofit outreach, Partners in Health. Call Tricia Bechtelheimer at (352) 796-3519.

SPRING HILL

Claim your spot for dinner, dancing

Reservations are being taken for a Thanksgiving dinner-dance Nov. 23 at the SNPJ Lodge 778, 13383 County Line Road. Turkey and ham dinners will be served from 1 to 3 p.m. Music for dancing will be provided by Steve Juricic and Tropical Squeeze from 3 to 6 p.m. The cost is $10 for dinner and dancing. The cost for dancing only is $5. For reservations or information, call (352) 686-9874.

Today's picks

Community Fun Day at St. Paul the Apostle Church: 1-4 p.m., 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. 584-3988.

Fall Family Fling: 1 p.m. to closing, St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive. Free admission and parking. 688-0663.

Dance party with Frankie Dee New York Orchestra: 2-5 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. $16 for dinner and dancing; $10 for dancing only. 596-9486.

Love Your Neighbor Veterans Dinner: 3-5 p.m., American Legion Post 99 grounds, 208 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. 428-9434, 428-9275 or 428-0563.

Holiday House at DiAna's Dance Express: noon-5 p.m., 4572 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. 597-5979.

Psychic Fair: 1-4 p.m., Inner Peace Bookstore, 421 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. 544-0305.

Spring Hill Art League Fall Harvest of Art: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lake House grounds, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Spring Hill.

Stage West presents '1776': 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18. 683-5113.

Get ready to meet the 2008 Great Brooksvillian 11/15/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 9:45am]
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