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Hernando briefs: Anchor Church to distribute free food to the needy


Anchor Church to give food to needy today

Free food will be distributed to needy families from 10 a.m. to noon today at Anchor Church, 34275 Cortez Blvd. on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The church will continue to distribute food on the second Saturday of each month. For information, call Tonita Herring at (352) 583-7674.


Woman's Club to offer tea, treats next week

The General Federation of Women's Clubs/Brooksville Woman's Club will have their annual Victorian Tea as part of next week's Founders Week festivities.

The tea will be from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Brooksville Woman's Club, 131 S Main St. It will include freshly brewed tea, scones and jams, cream pastries, lemon curd, finger sandwiches and petit fours.

The event's theme will be roses. The club will be decorated with Victorian items.

The cost is $7 per person. For information, call Cherry Stettin at (352) 584-0479 or Yvonne Malone at (352) 848-7988.


Workshop shows how to keep weight off

The Foundation for Wellness Professionals will have a free workshop, "5 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss," from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road.

The speaker is Mary Bristow, acupuncture physician and doctor of Oriental medicine. Participants will learn why diets alone don't work and how to lose weight and keep it off.

Reservations are required. For information or to reserve a spot, call (352) 799-1882.


Hadassah fundraising luncheon honors vets

The West Hernando Spring Hill Hadassah will have a fundraising luncheon in honor of Veterans Day at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane.

The speaker is Paula Welene, who will discuss the workings of the new James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital Fisher House.

The cost is $25, which includes lunch. Reservations are required by Oct. 23. Call Lillian at (352) 686-6392.


Motorcycle poker run to benefit hospice

The fifth-annual Dragonfly920 motorcycle poker run to benefit Hernando-Pasco Hospice will take drivers and passengers on a 100-mile ride through Hernando and Citrus counties on Nov. 1.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the first bikes will leave at 8:30 a.m. at Adventure Cycle, 14430 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

All motorcyclists can participate. The cost is $25 per driver and $15 per passenger. There will be cash prizes for winning poker hands and numerous door prizes. Lunch and entertainment will follow after the run at Adventure Cycle.

The first 100 registered drivers will receive a Dragonfly920 T-shirt. Advance registration can be done before Oct. 24 online at

For details, call Ginger Olson at (813) 838-7558.


Learn to line dance, cha-cha at VFW post

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 will offer dance lessons in cha-cha, waltz, line dancing and others from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 23-Nov. 20 at the post, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive.

The class is for beginners. Participants must bring their own dance partners.

For details, call the post at (352) 796-0398.

Hernando briefs: Anchor Church to distribute free food to the needy 10/10/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 3:25pm]
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