Saturday, February 24, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando County's clinic, dental service hours changing

BROOKSVILLE/ SPRING HILL

Clinic, dental service hours are changing

The Hernando County Health Department's client service schedule is changing. Beginning June 4, the Health Department facility at 300 S Main St., Brooksville, will be open to offer general clinic and dental services on Tuesdays and Fridays only; it will be closed Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Spring Hill clinic, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., will offer general clinic services on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and dental services each Monday through Thursday. Environmental health; administration; the Women, Infants and Children program; and vital statistics will remain open weekdays at the Spring Hill office. WIC will also maintain its current hours on Tuesdays and Fridays at the Brooksville office. For questions and information, call (352) 540-6800 or visit hernandohealth.org.

COUNTYWIDE

Swiftmud taking grant applications

The Southwest Florida Water Management District is accepting applications through Thursday for its community education grants. Individuals, organizations, government agencies and others may apply for grants of up to $7,500 to help fund educational water resource projects. Potential projects must provide education on any of the following issues: water quality, water conservation, flood protection, natural systems or watersheds. Projects must take place between March 1 and July 31, 2013. To apply, visit watermatters.org/ communitygrants. The form allows applicants to save, review and change their proposals before submitting. For information or to discuss project ideas, call Robin Grantham toll-free at 1-800-423-1476, ext. 4779.

BROOKSVILLE

Let archaeologists ID your artifacts

An Artifact ID Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Loyal order of Moose Lodge 1676, 17129 Wiscon Road. Archaeologists will be on hand to identify and classify prehistoric and historic artifacts, such as arrowheads and pottery. The event is sponsored by the Historic Hernando Preservation Society, the University of South Florida's anthropology department and the Florida Public Archaeology Network. There is no cost. There will be no artifact buying or selling at this event. For information, call (352) 795-0208.

Food and skating for Team Florida

An Eat and Skate fundraiser will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St. The cost is $5, which includes three hours of skating and dinner — cheeseburger, baked beans, chips and drink. Proceeds will benefit the Team Florida Inline Speed Team. For information, call (352) 796-0040.

SPRING HILL

Clearance book sale for all ages

Friends of the Library of Hernando County will have a clearance sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Little Red Schoolhouse Bookstore, 1208 Kenlake Ave. There will be books for all ages and from a variety of genres. For information, call (352) 684-0660.

Today's pick

Friday night dance: Lessons at 7 p.m.; open dancing 7:30-10 p.m., Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. $5. (813) 789-4497.

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