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Hernando County sheriff holds grand opening for South Brooksville Community Office today

BROOKSVILLE

Sheriff's Office building holds grand opening

The grand opening of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office's South Brooksville Community Office will be at 10 a.m. today at 601 Dr. M.L. King Jr. Blvd. The building will be dedicated to the first African-American deputies hired under former Sheriff Sim Loman. Former Deputy Willie James Brooks and family members of former Deputy Lee Lawson will attend. For information, call (352) 754-6830. The Times on Sunday reported an incorrect time for the grand opening.

SPRING HILL

Santa breakfast helps handicapped

Hernando County La Sertoma will host its annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at Guido's Restaurant, 7219 Forest Oaks Blvd. Tickets are $3 each and may be purchased in advance or at the door. Children 2 and younger are admitted free. The breakfast will include all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. Children will receive a "surprise" while supplies last. Raffle tickets to win holiday prizes will be available for purchase. Funds raised by the La Sertoma go toward scholarships and holiday gifts for handicapped children in Hernando County. For information or to purchase advance tickets, call Cris at (352) 397-4304.

COUNTYWIDE

Youth Orchestra needs a hand

The Hernando Youth Orchestra needs an assistant conductor to work with students during Saturday morning rehearsals and upcoming concerts. Volunteers are also needed to help set up for rehearsals and concerts, as well as to assist with fundraising efforts. Youth musicians are also welcome to join; membership is free and open to students ages 5 to 18. Monetary contributions and donations of instruments are appreciated. For information, call John St. John at (352) 544-8105. Visit hernandoyouthorchestra.org.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Port Authority, 7 p.m., Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.

Today's pick

"Florida Bugs: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly" horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 754-4433.

Hernando County sheriff holds grand opening for South Brooksville Community Office today 12/01/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 1, 2009 10:00pm]
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