Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Hernando briefs: Have dinner at VFW's Spring Fling on April 12


Related News/Archive

Have dinner at VFW's Spring Fling April 12

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236 and Ladies Auxiliary will host a Spring Fling on April 12 at the post, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd.

Dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The menu includes New York strip steak, baked potato, salad and roll. Music will be provided by Terry Hatch from 7 to 10 p.m.

This is a non-smoking event. Tickets are $9. For information, call 596-9236.


Celebrate cease fire's 55th anniversary

The Nature Coast Korean War Veterans and Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 174 will host a 55th anniversary of the "Cease Fire" ending the fight in Korea on Sept. 6 at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive.

Tickets are now available. The event will include a buffet dinner, ethnic Korean dancers show, door prizes and dance music provided by Northern Sounds, a five-piece band. A cash bar will be available.

Tickets are $20 per person. Table reservations for eight or more are available. For information or tickets, call Rich Mellinger at 688-7196.


Space available for May 1 business expo

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce will host its 2008 Hernando County Business to Business Expo from 4 to 7 p.m. May 1 at Heffernan Hall, 20428 Cortez Blvd.

Exhibitor space is available to chamber members for $50, nonmembers $75. The event is open to the public. Refreshments will be available. For information, call the chamber at 796-0697 or Valerie Pianta, Hernando County Office of Business Development, at 540-6400.


Plenty of classes at extension service

The County Cooperative Extension Service will offer the following classes and events:

• Landscaping with Native Plants, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Forest Oaks Government Center, 7479 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The free class will be provided by Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program coordinator John Korycki, who will discuss which natives will thrive in Hernando County yards. Seating is limited.

• Developing an Effective Spending Plan, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Forest Oaks Government Center. The class will give insight on how to improve one's financial health. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

• Irrigation 101, 10 a.m. April 12, Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. The speaker is Urban Horticulture Agent Jim Moll, who will discuss how to improve an irrigation system's performance, and what steps can be taken to ensure one's landscape will survive the dry and hot temperatures before the summer rains come. There is no cost to attend, but seating is limited and reservations are needed.

• Hernando County Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale, 9 a.m. to noon April 19, at the extension office, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. There will be hundreds of plants available, including trees, shrubs, ferns, ground covers and perennials. All plants have been propagated and grown by the Master Gardeners.

• "Before You Tie the Knot" marriage preparation class, 6 to 9 p.m. April 22 and 23, at the extension office. The cost is $10 per couple; couples must attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion. The class fulfills the requirements of Florida Statute 741, Marriage Preparation and Preservation Act. A $32.50 discount on the marriage license is given to couples who complete the course. Registration is required by April 15.

For information or to register for a program, call the extension service at 754-4433.


Sign up for Saturday golf tournament

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 186 will host a golf tournament Saturday at Rivard Golf and Country Club, 18000 Rivard Blvd., off Broad Street, south of Brooksville.

The tourney is a four-player scramble, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Awards, food, prizes and raffles will follow at Post 186, 12091 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. The cost is $50 per golfer..

For registration forms or information, call the post at 597-9995 or Terry Dewey at 597-6971.


Brick sponsors sought for memorial

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 invites veterans, businesses and anyone interested to sponsor a brick for a memorial pond and freedom walk that will be built at the post's new home at 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, off Anderson Snow Road.

Bricks are $50, which includes the cost of engraving. The memorial will include the brick memorial wall, a flag walkway, fountains, railings, bushes and floodlights.

The post is at 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, off Anderson Snow Road. Call the post at 796-0398.

Hernando briefs: Have dinner at VFW's Spring Fling on April 12 04/02/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 11:25am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. NATO rolls out the red carpet, buffs its image for Trump


    BRUSSELS — NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance — which Trump once declared obsolete — has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to unveil a new headquarters worth more than 1 billion euros.

  2. Taiwan becomes first in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage


    TAIPEI, Taiwan — In a first for Asia, Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights in one of the continent's most liberal democracies.

    Same-sex marriage supporters wave rainbow Taiwan flags after the Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, making the island the first place in Asia to recognize gay unions. [Associated Press]
  3. 'Top Gun' sequel? Tom Cruise says it starts filming soon


    Tom Cruise is once again feeling the need for speed.

    Tom Cruise starred in "Top Gun" in 1986, and said he'll begin work on a sequel within the next year.
  4. Trump presents Pope Francis with sculpture made by Florida artist


    An artist from Stuart, Florida, made a bronze sculpture that President Trump presented today to Pope Francis.

  5. What could have been the game-winning blast turned into a long single for Colby Rasmus.