Hernando briefs: Labor Day event benefits group aiding troops

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Labor Day benefit for group aiding troops

A Labor Day celebration benefit for Lea's Prayers and Postage will be at 3 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Ave.

Admission is $5 for adults; children are free.

Musical entertainment will be provided by George Marshall, Brian Chytka, Steffani Renae, Matthew Romeo, Southern Harmony and others.

There will be an auction and a 50/50 raffle, and food, soda and beer available for purchase. U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite plans to attend.

Lea's Prayers and Postage is a nonprofit organization that supports postage for packages sent to troops overseas. For information, call Dee Mills at (352) 428-8564.

BROOKSVILLE

Marine Corps League sets Labor Day picnic

Marine Corps League Spring Hill Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, will have a Labor Day picnic from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 30.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Lady and the Outlaw. Food will include sausage and peppers, hot dogs and fixings.

Tickets are $15 per person, which include the food and bottomless keg and soda. The cost is $10 for those who just want the food and soda. Tickets are available in the lounge, which is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. For information, call (352) 597-7979 (ask for the lounge).

SPRING HILL

Join Spring Mermaids Girl Scouts at rallies

The Spring Mermaids Service Unit of Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will have the following registration rallies:

• 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at Pizza Hut, 2903 Commercial Way

• 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 23 at Mr Armadillo's, 17055 Spring Hill Drive

• 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at Hebron Baptist Church, 18085 Citrus Way, Brooksville.

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at Fellowship Wesleyan Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive

• 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 2 at Chick-fil-A, 13143 Cortez Blvd.

• 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at West Hernando/S.T. Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave.

• 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Dairy Queen, 370 Suzanne Drive, off Commercial Way.

All girls who register with the Girl Scouts at one of the rallies will receive a gift.

The Spring Mermaids is looking for girls ages 5 to 17, as well as adult volunteers to serve as active leaders and co-leaders. Annual membership is $10; financial aid is available. For information, call Sarah at (352) 592-7897 or Roni at (352) 799-3020, or e-mail to springmermaids@yahoo.com.

SPRING HILL/BROOKSVILLE

Health center has new operating hours

The Hernando County Health Department/Nature Coast Community Health Center has announced its new operating hours:

The Brooksville Clinic, 300 S Main St., Brooksville:

• Medical Clinic: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays

• WIC Office: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays

• Project Access: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

The Spring Hill Clinic, 7465 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill:

• Medical Clinic: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays (closed Fridays)

• WIC Office: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays

• Dental Office: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays

• HIV Outreach: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays

The Health Department Administrative offices, 15470 Flight Path Drive (Airport Industrial Park), south of Brooksville:

• Administration: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays

• Vital Statistics: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays

• Environmental Health: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays

For information or to make an appointment, call the Hernando County Health Department at (352) 540-6800.

Hernando briefs: Labor Day event benefits group aiding troops 08/13/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 11:21am]

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