District names school-related staffer of year
Susan M. McKinney, who works in the human resources department of the Hernando County school district's business services division, has been named the district's School-Related Employee of the Year. The announcement was made Friday night during a banquet at the Palace Grand in Spring Hill. McKinney, 27, provides advice, consultation and interpretive guidance to school personnel regarding certification matters and the effects of state statutes and rules and School Board policies. She was chosen from a field of 27 noninstructional nominees.
Ride United to aid literacy program
The United Way of Hernando County will host its Ride United for Early Literacy bike run today, starting and ending at the United Way parking lot, 4030 Commercial Way. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.; kickstands go up at 10 a.m. There will be five stops. Prize drawings will start at 4 p.m. There will be food, drinks, giveaways, door prizes and entertainment. The cost is $20, with a $5 chip exchange. Proceeds will benefit the United Way's partnership with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Food donations will be given to Hernando food pantries. T-shirts will be given to the first 50 registered participants.
Bike rally will be today at park
The Hernando County Sheriff's Office will host the Hill 'n Dale Community Safety/Bike Rally from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Hill 'n Dale Community Park, 6460 Boxwood St., east of Brooksville. The event will include a bounce house, a bicycle course and safety tips, complimentary food and drinks, giveaways and drawings. Those attending will be able to meet Sheriff Al Nienhuis and professional BMX rider Paul Smith. For more information, call the Sheriff's Office at (352) 754-6830.
The Nature Coast Recovery Alliance will meet at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at Crescent Community Clinic, 5244 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Because of incorrect information supplied to the Times, the wrong date was listed in Friday's edition. Those wishing to attend must RSVP by Tuesday; send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 610-9916.
West Hernando Coin Club Coin and Currency Show: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Free. (813) 361-0740.
Home Foreclosure Prevention Workshop with U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. (352) 799-8354.
Artifact ID Day: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 1676, 17129 Wiscon Road, Brooksville. Free. (352) 650-6355.
Obituaries appear in the Tampa Bay section.