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Grant-writing seminar; Sheriff's Office bike run for kids

GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP: A grant writing workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

The program is sponsored by Knowledge Gives Power and will be presented by Barbara Sweinberg, who has more than 35 years of experience writing grants. Participants will learn the components of writing a successful grant proposal for nonprofit organizations, churches, government agencies and teachers from public and private schools.

Participants should bring a bag lunch.

The cost is $50 for those who register in advance and $65 at the door.

For a registration form or information, send email to karenmichelle@knowledge.

'BIKERS FOR KIDS' MOTORCYCLE RUN: The Hernando County Sheriff's Office Youth Education Services will host a "Bikers for Kids" motorcycle run March 10. The event will start at the Sheriff's Office, 18900 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville; kickstands up promptly at 10:30 a.m.

The 40-mile ride will end at Barney's of Brooksville, 14430 Cortez Blvd., where there will be a barbecue, DJ, raffle prizes and a 50-50 drawing.

The registration fee is $20 per rider and $20 per passenger.

Registration forms are available online at and may be dropped off or mailed in with payment (by check) to the Sheriff's Office. Registration can also be done on event day, between 8:30 and 10 a.m. The run is limited to the first 250 bikers, and all riders and passengers must sign a waiver.

Proceeds will benefit YES, which provides programs for local youth.

For information, contact Art Waskey at awaskey@hernando

For information about registration, or to make a donation, contact Sue Raffensberger at (352) 754-6830, ext. 53660.

Grant-writing seminar; Sheriff's Office bike run for kids 01/31/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 8:06pm]
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