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Hernando briefs: Emergency food and shelter funds available


Emergency food and shelter funds available

Hernando County has been awarded more than $28,800 through the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Agencies interested in applying for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government. Thursday is the deadline to submit an application. For qualification details, applications or information, call 688-2026 or stop by the United Way of Hernando County, 4042 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. The office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.


Car and truck show set for Saturday

The Spring Hill Community Association, the Spring Hill Drifters Car Club and True Oldies 106.3 will host a semiannual car and truck show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Admission is free. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; the cost is $15 for those who preregister and $20 on the day of the show. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 vehicles to register. Numerous "best of" awards will be given. There will be giveaways, prizes, food and drink vendors, and a free concert. Nonfood vendor spots are available. For information, call 666-4746. Visit the Web site at

Springstead ROTC to retire flags

Springstead High School's ROTC unit will conduct a flag retirement ceremony from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 3300 Mariner Blvd. The cadets will perform the ceremony during each of their seven classes. All visitors must sign in at the office. For information, call Maj. Dennis Jolissaint at 797-7010, ext. 235.


Woman's Club serves up pasta

The Brooksville Woman's Club will host a fundraising spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the club, 131 S Main St. The cost is $6. For information, call Joan at 796-8224.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Planning and Zoning Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Televised on Hernando County Government Broadcasting, Bright House cable Ch. 622.

Library Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

Hernando County Community Development Block Grant Citizens Advisory Task Force, 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Today's picks

"Ernest Hemingway: A Contemporary Assessment" lecture: 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. 540-6391.

Knights of Columbus ladies fashion show and dinner: Noon, K of C Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. $15. Anna, 686-7145.

Hernando deaths

Spears, James O. Sr.

Villari, John C. "Uncle John" Sr.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Hernando briefs: Emergency food and shelter funds available 04/13/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:32am]
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