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Health center offices will close for afternoon

All Hernando County Health Department/Nature Coast Community Health Center offices will close at 11:30 a.m. today and will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday. For information, call 540-6800 or visit the Web site at www.hernando


Jerome Brown event has fun for kids

The Week of the Young Child Fun Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place. The free event includes entertainment and activities and promotes the need for quality education and child care. There will be clowns, face painting, children's games and hands-on activities, as well as a fire truck, smokehouse, ambulance, moon walks, Tony the Balloon Guy, DJ Willie and Kevin the Pirate. Food will be available for purchase. For information, call 754-4031 or 754-5068, ext. 210.

Master gardeners hold plant sale

The Hernando County Master Gardeners will host their spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the cooperative extension office, 19490 Oliver St. 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. Call 754-4433.

Baseball contest

open to kids 7-14

The Brooksville Recreation Department invites area youth to compete in the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Competition at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jerome Brown Community Center's adult fields, 99 Jerome Brown Place. There are four age divisions: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14. All will have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including team championships at Major League Baseball ballparks and the national finals at the 2008 MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium in New York. Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and fill out registration/waiver forms. Call Lou Bermudez at 544-5498.

Today's picks

Victims' Voice 2008 — A Time of Remembrance: 3 p.m., jury selection room, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. 754-4255.

Informed Parents United Together hosts Moms' Night Out: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Applebee's Neighborhood Grill, 20090 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. RSVP to Gina Hammons, 683-9994.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Development Services, code compliance review, 9 a.m., Hernando County Engineering Department, 1525 E Jefferson St., Brooksville.

Hernando deaths

Bradley, Warren H.

DiCecco, Theresa M.

Replogle, Fred B.

Scoggin, Robin Lee

Vergara, Donihue Davis

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Hernando briefs: Health Department centers will close for afternoon 04/16/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:37am]
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