Tee it up to help SPCA no-kill shelter
Wednesday is the deadline to register for the golf tournament to benefit the Hernando County SPCA, which will be May 16 at Rivard Golf and Country Club, 18000 Rivard Blvd., off U.S. 41, south of Brooksville.
The event will have a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The format will be a four-player scramble. The cost is $45 for golf and lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the longest putt, best scores and closest to the pin. Hole sponsorships are available for $50. All funds raised will benefit the animals at the SPCA's no-kill shelter. For a registration form or information, call Rivard at (352) 796-1410 or Chuck Kasey at (352) 666-1697.
Summer program plans being accepted
Kids Central Inc. is accepting proposals through noon on Monday from qualified agencies to provide summer programs focusing on abuse prevention to youth 17 and younger in Hernando, Sumter, Citrus, Marion and Lake counties. Funds will be awarded May 18.
The "Request for Proposal" is available on the Web site at www.kidscentralinc.org. For information, call (352) 873-6332.
These boots are made for helping out MDA
Hernando County Fire Rescue firefighters will be at various intersections along Cortez Boulevard from 4 to 7 p.m. today for its annual MDA Boot Drive.
Last year's drive collected more than $18,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association; this year's goal is $20,000. For information, call (352) 684-9889.