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Hernando Computer Club offers online class on Photo Gallery software


Using photo software focus of online class

The Hernando Computer Club is forming a new webinar chapter. The first webinar class, taught via the Internet, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The topic is "Windows Live Photo Gallery," a free program from Microsoft that allows the user to organize and improve photos.

Anyone with Internet access may participate. Those interested must first make a reservation through the website,, or by calling (352) 684-7171. A few minutes before the class starts, the person will receive an e-mail containing the link to hear and see the demonstration and the instructor.

Students may ask questions. The first class is free and open to the public.

The club continues to offer a variety of computer classes at Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. For information, visit the website or call (352) 684-7171.


Parenting classes offered in June

Youth and Family Alternatives will offer orientation and "Model Approach to Partnership Parenting" classes in June.

The orientation will be June 14 at YFA's facility at 18377 Sheriff Mylander Way, Brooksville. Classes will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, starting June 21, at First United Methodist Church, 3896 S Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness.

This is a 10-week course for prospective parents who wish to adopt children from the foster care system. There is no cost for the classes. For information, call Maria Buckley at (352) 277-5860, ext. 4208.


The pins will fly in a good cause July 16

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office Youth Education Services is hosting its 11th annual Bowling Extravaganza on July 16 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. Registration will begin at noon; bowling starts at 1 p.m.

Sponsorships and registrations are now being accepted. The entry fee is $150 per team (for four bowlers with three games of bowling, shoe rental and a lane sponsorship); team only, $75 (for four bowlers).

Lane sponsorships are $100. Individual bowlers can participate for $20 each.

Funds raised will benefit YES, a nonprofit organization formed to develop programs for youth. For registration forms, call Sue Raffensperger at (352) 754-6830, ext. 53660. Printable registration forms are also available online at


Estate sale spans June 3 weekend

Compassion Rescue and Sanctuary will have a Gigantic Estate Sale, June 3 to 5, at 19580 Phillips Road. The sale will start at 9 a.m. each day.

Proceeds will go toward a new shelter for the nonprofit organization. For information, contact Peggy at (352) 754-9692 or


Register to take part in July 4 parade

Registrations are now being accepted for the annual High Point Community July 4th Parade.

The parade lineup will be at 8:30 a.m. July 4 at the High Point bus stop near Cortez Boulevard. The parade will start at 9 a.m. and continue to the community center at 12249 Clubhouse Road.

Registration forms are available at the guard house and must be returned no later than June 20. For information, call (352) 200-8843.


Club plans celebration for Father's Day

Brookridge Social Dance will host NASCAR Night to celebrate Father's Day from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 4 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St.

Music will be provided by Diana and Mitch. Guests may bring their own refreshments; coffee and ice will be provided throughout the evening. Dunkin' Donuts will be served at about 9:30 p.m., after a 50/50 raffle.

Admission is $5 at the door. For information or reservations, call Dot at (352) 597-0723. Mama


Firearms instructor courses available

The Hernando Sportsman's Club will offer the following classes for potential instructors:

• NRA Basic Instructor Training, 4 to 10 p.m. June 3.

Instructor candidates must possess and demonstrate a solid background in firearm safety and shooting skills, and be intimately familiar with each action type in the discipline for which they wish to be certified. Participants will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget and preparing to teach. Students receive the NRA trainer's guidebook. The cost is $100.

• NRA Pistol Instructor course, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 4 and 5.

Participants learn how to teach safe gun handling, ammunition knowledge, the fundamentals of pistol shooting, and how to improve the performance of beginning pistol shooters. Candidates must pass the exam with a score of at least 90 percent and receive the endorsement of a training counselor for certification. Prerequisites include completion of the basic pistol class and the Basic Instructor Training class ( the training class must have been completed within the past two years). The cost is $300.

Classes are conducted at the Sportsman's Club's facility at 16121 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee. For information or to register, call (352) 597-9931. Visit the website at

Hernando Computer Club offers online class on Photo Gallery software 05/25/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 7:08pm]
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