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Grant-writing workshop is Feb. 9 in Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE

Write grants like a pro after 1-day workshop

A grant-writing workshop with Barbara Sweinberg will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at the St. Petersburg Times/Hernando Times building, 15365 Cortez Blvd. Participants will learn the nine components of a successful grant proposal for nonprofit organizations, churches, government agencies and teachers from public and private schools. The cost is $50 for those who register by Thursday. An additional $10 will be charged for those who register at the door. Participants should bring a bag lunch. To register, call Rita at (352) 556-5078. The event is sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness/NAMI Hernando. Funds raised will benefit the Beautiful Mind Center in Spring Hill.

SPRING HILL

Renew your vows at church Feb. 14

First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill will host a simultaneous renewal of marriage vows Feb. 14 at the church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive. The Rev. William McLoud will speak on the subject of love during the 10:15 a.m. worship service and will officiate at the vow renewal. Participating couples will receive a vow renewal certificate. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall, where wedding cake will be served. Couples wishing to participate need not be members of the church. Registration is required by Friday. Call Jim Thorpe at (352) 428-7288.

COUNTYWIDE

Housing Authority to fill two seats

The Hernando County Housing Authority has two vacancies. One vacancy must be filled with a Section 8 housing tenant; the second must be filled by a Hernando County resident who is interested in providing, educating about, organizing, advocating and ensuring the provision of adequate affordable housing in Hernando County, particularly for those with very low to moderate incomes. Members must be qualified Hernando County voters and cannot be employed by the county. The Housing Authority commissioners are appointed by the governor, serve four-year terms and are responsible for overseeing the Hernando County Housing Authority's actions. For information or to request an application, call (352) 754-4160.

Today's picks

West Hernando Coin Club coin show: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Free parking and admission. (352) 678-7769.

Concordia Chorus presents 'Bourbon Street Bash' with Norm Bernard and his Little Big Band: 1:30-4:30 p.m., High Point Community Clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road, High Point. $7, at the door. (352) 592-2147.

'Yours, Anne' musical presentation: 2 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $10 for adults, $6 for students. www.springsteadtheatre.com or (352) 476-9086.

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