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Hernando County to hold meeting on park recreation grant application


County to hold meeting on park renewal grant

Hernando County Parks and Recreation officials will discuss the county's application for a Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program grant at 6 tonight at the Lorenzo Hamilton Community Center at Kennedy Park, 899 Kennedy Blvd. The county is applying for help with improvements to Kennedy Park, to include construction of a tee-ball field with sports lighting, bleachers, press box and sidewalks; a large picnic pavilion with lights; a playground/tot lot; and a new entrance drive and parking lot at Emerson Road. For information, call (352) 754-4027.

Event to close part of Liberty Street

Liberty Street, from the Main Street intersection to Lemon Street, will be closed from 3:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. on Saturday for a revival at the First United Methodist Church of Brooksville.


Truck Night may make you a winner

Tickets are still available for the Hernando Builders Association's annual Truck Night Explosion, which will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. Tickets are $100 each, which includes admission and dinner for two and entry in the reverse drawing to win the grand prize. This year's grand prize choice will be a 2008 truck, 2008 car, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, a set of WaveRunners, a set of ATVs or $20,000 in cash. Ticket holders must RSVP to attend. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Dawn Center. Call (352) 596-1114.


Share your ideas on water projects

Area residents are invited to share ideas on potential water resources restoration projects at the Hernando County Task Force meeting at 3:30 p.m. at the Springs Cost Environmental Education Center, 9170 Cortez Blvd. The task force, which is part of the Citrus/Hernando Waterways Restoration Council, will be considering potential restoration projects to enhance fish and wildlife habitats in Hernando County. For information, call Josie Guillen at Southwest Florida Water Management District, (352) 796-7211 or toll-free at 1-800-423-1476, ext. 4227.

Today's picks

Adult volleyball; credit card class

Adult co-ed volleyball games start tonight: 7-9 p.m., Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane, Brooksville. $3 per player. (352) 544-5498.

Credit Card Awareness class: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. Free. Call to register. Scott Taylor, (352) 754-4433.

Hernando deaths

Hanville, Richard K. "Dick"

Herring, Marcella

Leone, Dorothy

Rappa, Josephine Agnes

Waite, Harvey F.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Hernando County to hold meeting on park recreation grant application 08/20/08 [Last modified: Thursday, August 21, 2008 2:46pm]
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