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Hernando County clerk named to chair state council

COUNTYWIDE

County clerk named to chair state council

Karen Nicolai, Hernando County Clerk of Circuit Court, has been appointed chairman of the Participant Local Government Advisory Council, an advisory arm of the State Board of Administration. The council was created by the Legislature in 2008 to review overall operations, improve service to clients and investment management of the Florida Prime trust fund. Nicolai was appointed to the council in 2008 by then-Attorney General Bill McCollum

SPRING HILL

Man accused of molesting girl, 11

A 19-year-old Spring Hill man was arrested on Wednesday and accused of molesting a girl in January. According to a Hernando County Sheriff's Office report, Christopher Olson inappropriately touched the 11-year-old girl on Jan. 10. The girl immediately left the room and later told another person about the incident The girl and a witness identified Olson, whom the victim said uses the nickname Monkey, through a Sheriff's Office photo pack, the report states. Olson went to the Sheriff's Office and was arrested on a charge of lewd and lascivious molestation.

Bowling fundraiser planned Saturday

The National Alliance on Mental Illness/NAMI Hernando will host its first Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser at 3 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. The cost is $25, which includes three games (shoe rental included), a T-shirt and a chance to win a variety of prizes. For information, call (352) 684-0004.

'Fun' swim meet open to all ages

The Hernando County Family YMCA Youth Swim Team will host a "fun" swim meet for all ages on Saturday at the Y, 1300 Mariner Blvd. Events will be broken down into age groups and prizes will be awarded to winners in each group. Events include 50- and 100-yard freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and individual medley swims. Cost will be $3 for youths 17 and younger, $4 for adults 18 and older. Proceeds will benefit the 2011 Community Support Campaign. To register, stop at the member services desk at the Y. For information, call Lisa Cunningham at (352) 688-9622.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Aviation Authority, 3:30 p.m., Hernando County Airport office, 15800 Flight Path Drive, Brooksville.

Today's picks

Spring Hill Regional Hospital Auxiliary Jewelry and Skin Care Product Sale: Proceeds go to scholarships and local charities. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spring Hill Regional Hospital, 10461 Quality Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 666-8755.

VFW Post 9236 St. Patrick's Day Dinner: Corned beef and cabbage will be served. Musical entertainment by Maurice. Adult beverages will be sold in the canteen. 3 to 7 p.m. $8 per person. VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-9236.

Hernando County clerk named to chair state council 03/16/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 7:15pm]
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