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Hernando briefs: Chamber wants to groom community leaders


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Chamber is looking for

a few leaders

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications through Friday for the 2008 Leadership Hernando program, which will start in early June. Leadership Hernando is designed to enhance leadership qualities of county residents who are involved in business, professional and community activities. The cost is $595. Chamber membership is not required. For details or to request an application, call Patty Himmelberger at the chamber, 796-0697, ext. 18.


Kindergarten registration today

Brooksville Elementary School, 885 N Broad St., will have kindergarten registration from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the school courtyard. Registration packets will be available and parents may register for August's Kindergarten Fun Day. If packets are returned before July 1, the child will receive a free school spirit shirt. To register, bring the following: child's original birth certificate (no copies), copy of parent's or guardian's driver's license, child's Social Security card, proof of residence (e.g. utility bill), and child's physical and immunization records, including Hepatitis B shots and two varicella (chicken pox) shots or documentation of having had chicken pox. Call 797-7014.

Marine group salutes moms

Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, will host a Mother's Day celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. A ham dinner will be served, and music for dancing will be provided by Sunburst. The event is open to anyone, not just mothers and fathers. Tickets are $12 each and are available in the Leatherneck Lounge at the detachment. For information, call 597-7979 and ask for the lounge.


VFW restaurant opens to public

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 has opened its restaurant to the public. The post, at 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily except Fridays, when it is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Banquet facilities and catering service are also available for events such as wedding receptions, class reunions and other private parties. Call 796-0398.

Today's meetings

Citrus/Hernando Waterways Restoration Council Hernando County Task Force, 3:30 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West.

Brooksville City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

Today's pick

Green Party presents Sergio Arau's Una Dia Sin Mexicanos (A Day Without a Mexican) mock­umentary: 6 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. Suzanne, 666-7576.

Hernando deaths

Cianci, Rocco J.

Font, Edward Jose

Paternostro, Dolores R.

Sierra, Lydia M.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Hernando briefs: Chamber wants to groom community leaders 05/04/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:37pm]
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