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Hernando chapter of the DAV to hold golf tournament May 12


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DAV will tee off golf tournament on May 12

The Disabled American Veterans, Cada Haddon Chapter 67 will host its first DAV Golf Tournament May 12 at the Dunes Golf Club at Seville, 18032 Seville Clubhouse Drive. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 9 a.m.

The cost is $280 for a four-person team or $70 per single golfer. Payment must be received by April 15.

The tourney will also include mulligans for $10 each (two per person).

Prizes will be awarded for a hole-in-one, longest drive, closest to the pin and more.

For information, call Howard Lupo at (352) 556-5762 or (352) 796-1679 or e-mail


Pair of events bring back '50s and '60s

The High Point Ladies' Fire Auxiliary will host the following fundraisers:

• '50s Sock Hop Dance Party, 7 to 10 p.m. April 13. Entertainment provided by DJ Joey Royal. Tickets are $8. Guests can bring their own beverages and snacks. For tickets, call (352) 597-3852, (352) 596-4867 or (352) 592-1633.

• Entertainment with Louie Fortunato, 6:30 p.m. April 20. The event includes songs of the 1950s, '60s and more. Admission is free; donations will be accepted at the door. For information, call (352) 200-8843.

Both events will be at the High Point Clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road. Funds raised will benefit the High Point Fire Department and First Responders.


Library offers Streep, Bullock screen hits

The Hernando County Public Library will have free viewings of the following movies:

Julie and Julia, 2 p.m. Tuesday, at East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. The film stars Amy Adams and Meryl Streep. It is about a woman who takes on a year-long culinary quest to cook all 524 recipes in Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. The film follows both women, while separated by time and space. The film is rated PG-13. Light refreshments will be served.

The Blind Side, 2 p.m. April 8, at Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The film is the true story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youth who is taken in by a wealthy white family who help him fulfill his potential as a person and as an athlete. He became an All-American in college and was picked in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft. The film, rated PG-13, stars Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw and Quinton Aaron. Light refreshments will be served.

For information, call (352) 540-6391.


Losing insecurities topic of seminar

A live simulcast of the Beth Moore "So Long Insecurity" seminar will be presented via satellite from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24 at Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd. Doors open at 9 a.m. There will be a break for lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in the church office between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays, and at the information center on Sundays. For information, call Jackie Laird at (352) 683-5882.


United Way to benefit from Realtors tourney

The Hernando County Association of Realtors will sponsor a golf tournament to benefit the United Way of Hernando County on April 21 at Brookridge Golf and Country Club, 8161 Hampton St.

The cost is $30 per golfer. Each foursome must consist of at least one Brookridge member. Individual golfers are welcome and will be paired with other singles. Lunch will be available for $5 per person.

Check-in will begin at 11 a.m. Tee-off is at 12:30 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded for contests, including Beat the Board Team, hole-in-one, putting, closest to the pin and closest to line drive.

Sponsorships are available for hole sponsors, beverage cart, putting contest, tees and greens.

Registration with payment is due by April 14. Checks are to be made payable to HCAR. Credit card payments will also be accepted.

Call Don Forse at (352) 442-7045, John Sullivan at (352) 428-1383 or Linda Vilar at (352) 799-1971, or fax to (352) 799-4350.


Volunteers needed for coastal cleanup

In celebration of Earth Day, Make Mine Bluegreen will be sweeping up park shores at Linda Pedersen Park, Jenkins Creek, Rogers Park, Bayport and the Weeki Wachee River on April 24.

Volunteers and sponsors are needed for this coastal cleanup event. Check-in will be at the pavilion at Linda Pedersen Park on Shoal Line Boulevard.

Make Mine Bluegreen is a nonprofit group of volunteers who clean up marine debris and beach trash in west central coastal communities.

For information, call (727) 967-4754 or e-mail pso777@


Get your bingo fix filled at big bash

The Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council, will host a Bingo Bash on May 1 at the hall at 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Doors open at 8 a.m.; bingo starts at 10 a.m.

The cost is $40 per person, which includes 18 bingo cards along with early bird, mini and speedy games. During intermission, a complimentary luncheon will be served, including a choice of roast beef or turkey, served with dessert, coffee, tea and ice tea.

Funds raised will benefit scholarships to graduating Hernando County high school students. A limit of 200 tickets will be sold. Tables can be reserved on a first come basis. For information, call (352) 683-1227.


Welcome spring with dinner, show, dance

The Hispanic Scholarship Cultural and Civic Foundation will host its Welcome Spring 2010 Celebration dinner, floor show and dance at 3:30 p.m. May 2 at the SNPJ Hall/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road.

Music will be provided by DJ "Mr. T" Toro. The menu includes chicken Alfredo, petite poi, salad, bread, dessert and coffee. Additional beverages can be purchased at the bar. Door prizes will be awarded.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $10 for children 10 and younger. Call Gladys Pedersen at (352) 683-6235 or Dennis and Arlene Cotto at (813) 679-9294.


Get outside for events at Chinsegut Center

Chinsegut Nature Center will host the following events and programs:

• Big Pine bird and wildflower walk, 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday. Meet at the Big Pine parking lot on Old Crystal River Road. Bring binoculars and bird and wildflower books, if you have them.

• Swallow-Tailed Kite presentation with Ken Meyer, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. April 16.

• Chinsegut Birding and Wildlife Festival, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 17. The event includes bird banding, wildlife talk, butterfly walk, wildflower and bird walks, creating backyard wildlife habitats, puppet show, birds of prey programs, bird games for kids, off-site bird tours and more. In-service credit available for teachers.

• Frogs of Florida presentation with Paul Moler, 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 27.

Unless otherwise noted, events are at the nature center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville.

For information, or to reserve a seat for one of the programs, call (352) 754-6722.

Hernando chapter of the DAV to hold golf tournament May 12 04/01/10 [Last modified: Monday, April 5, 2010 10:04am]
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