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Help United Way stuff buses with school supplies


Help united way Stuff a bus with school supplies

The United Way of Hernando County's Stuff the Bus school supply drive will continue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday. This is a communitywide effort to bring supplies to local teachers and classrooms. Donations of school supplies or gift cards can be dropped off at buses set up at the following businesses: Staples, 4210 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; Publix supermarkets at 160 Mariner Blvd., 4158 Mariner Blvd. and 4365 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; Wal-Mart Supercenters at 1485 Commercial Way and 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, and 7305 Broad St., Brooksville. All donations will remain in Hernando County. For information, call United Way at 688-2026.


Church will take Angel Food orders

Christ Lutheran Church will take Angel Food Ministries orders from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 and 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10. The church is at 475 North Ave. W. Angel Food is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization that provides grocery relief and financial support. The cost is $30 per unit, which retails for about $60. Payments can be made with cash or food stamps only. Also available are specialty boxes, such as steaks, chicken and pork, for an additional cost. Information about Angel Food Ministries is available at or call (352) 796-8331.


Bike Safety Expo rolls out today

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office invites children and their families to the Bike Safety Expo that is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Delta Woods Park. There will be bike rodeo events, and visitors can learn about bike safety. Kids are encouraged to bring their bikes for free safety inspections by Sheriff's Office personnel. Free children's bicycle helmets will be given out while supplies last, donated by Amscot and Hernando County Parks and Recreation. For information, call (352) 754-6830.

Today's picks

"Celebration of the Beach" dance at Brookridge: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8151 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. Tickets are $5. Dot, (352) 597-0723.

Memorial Run and Concert for Army Spc. Cody Grater: Registration at 11 a.m., Stewey's Skate Park, 6799 Pinehurst Dr., Spring Hill. $10 per hand. Larry, (352) 232-0373.

Stage West presents "Willy Wonka Jr.": 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, Forum Theater, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando deaths

Pirl, Glenn E.

Velez, Eugenio

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.


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