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Hernando Beach residents meet to talk about improvements


Meeting will focus on area improvements

Hernando Beach Property Owners Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St. There will be discussion of the recently formed Coastal Hernando Initiatives Program, which is a collaborative effort between Hernando Beach residents and Hernando County government to make improvements in the area. Under consideration by the program are road and drainage improvements, fire hydrants, fire protection, construction of a boardwalk along Shoal Line Boulevard and enhanced street lighting on Shoal Line. For information on the program, call the Hernando County Administrator's office at (352) 754-4002.


Relay for Life event today at library

A Follow the Bookworm — Relay for Life "early bird" event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. This is a family event that will include food, games, face painting and story time. Visitors can obtain information on the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, survivor information, and how to form or join a team. Donations of used books in good condition will be collected. For information, call Billie Liparito at (352) 650-3976.


Alzheimer's walk is set for Sept. 12

Participants are needed for the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk '09, which will be Sept. 12 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. Pre-walk activities will start at 8 a.m., with the walk starting at 9 a.m. Nearly 200 people from Hernando, Citrus and Sumter counties are expected to participate in the event to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease. Those wishing to start a team or make a donation can call Carley Wilson at (352) 688-4537 or go online at


Class of '99 plans 10-year reunion

The Hernando High School Class of 1999 is planning a 10-year reunion Oct. 3, and organizers are trying to find as many alumni as possible. Organizers have information on social networking Web sites, including Facebook and MySpace, and alumni sites including and Reunion committee members include Toni Flaspeter, Tiffany (Brooks) Hoblit, Jeremy Moore and Chad Bearden. Classmates are asked to e-mail organizers at or call Bearden at (863) 868-5115.


Hernando School Board attorney Paul Carland contacted former district employee Ed Poore to gauge his interest in the interim superintendent post at the request of board Chairwoman Dianne Bonfield. Bonfield did not contact Poore directly. A story in Thursday's Times was incorrect on that point.

Today's pick

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236 Ladies Auxiliary hosts beach party: Noon, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Hernando Beach residents meet to talk about improvements 08/28/09 [Last modified: Friday, August 28, 2009 8:16pm]
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