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Hernando briefs: Bakers needed for blueberry pie contest

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Bakers needed for blueberry pie competition

Participants are still being sought for the blueberry pie baking contest Saturday at Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road. The contest, hosted by the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, will be part of the Hernando Marketplace event. Cost to enter the contest is $5. The top five winners will move on to the finals at the inaugural Florida Blueberry Festival in downtown Brooksville in May. Call Dawn Badami at the chamber, (352) 796-0697. Saturday's free Hernando Market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be a family activity area with games, an egg hunt and face painting.

Donations to clinic will be matched

Crescent Community Clinic is participating in the Community Foundation of Hernando County's Leave a Legacy Challenge, a two-to-one matching grant designed to build a fund for greater financial stability at the clinic. The goal is to raise $33,334, which will qualify the clinic for a match of $16,666. Donations may be cash, marketable securities and other assets that can be readily sold and converted to cash. Crescent Community Clinic, at 5244 Commercial Way, is a volunteer-staffed nonprofit organization that provides primary medical, dental and mental health services to uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 who meet federal poverty guidelines. Call the clinic at (352) 610-9927 or visit crescentclinic.org.

BROOKSVILLE

Adult prom helps abuse shelter

"Dancing for Dawn," an adult prom benefit for the Dawn Center, Hernando County's shelter for abused women and children, will be from 7 to 11 p.m. April 28 at the Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. Entertainment will be provided by the Quitters. Appetizers and desserts will be served. There will be door prizes and a photo opportunity. Tickets are $35 each; those who purchase tickets by April 12 will be entered into a drawing to win $50. Guests will have a choice of either a cocktail or draft beer, and a cash bar will be available. Tickets are at the White Daisy Salon and Day Spa, 414 E Liberty St., Brooksville, and at Karen and Co. Barber Shop, 7080 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Call Gypsie MacSweeney at the White Daisy, (352) 754-2422.

Today's picks

Brooksville Regional Hospital Auxiliary gift sale and gold buying event: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. (352) 442-0169.

Chill Smart art exhibit and reception: 6 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 797-7008, ext. 225.

Hernando briefs: Bakers needed for blueberry pie contest 04/04/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 8:23pm]
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