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Hernando group organizes trip to protest Citizens property insurance increase


Bus trip slated for sinkhole insurance rally

United Communities of Hernando County has organized a bus trip to the rally/meeting that is in protest of the proposed 471-percent sinkhole insurance rate increase by Citizens Property Insurance Corporation. The rally, organized by Florida Sen. Mike Fasano, will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Pasco County Government Center, 7530 Little Road. The bus will leave at 3 p.m. from the Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way (across from Timber Pines). Since a head count is needed to ensure enough buses, those wishing to take the bus to the rally should call John Bloom at (352) 686-1851 or Joanne Murray at (352) 686-3418 (leave a message at either number).


Appraiser's office to close Friday

The Hernando County Property Appraiser's Office will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday for training purposes. Offices are located in the Hernando County Government Center, Room 463, 20 N Main St., Brooksville; and at the Westside Government Center, 7509 and 7525 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. For information, call (352) 754-4190.


Part-time crossing guards needed

The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for part-time school crossing guards, who are responsible for providing supervision of pedestrian and traffic control at specific school locations throughout Hernando County. Guards also assist in directing traffic flow at their designated school, as well as ensure the safety of the children before and after school hours. Candidate should possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and possess knowledge of or the ability to learn basic traffic laws and safety procedures. For further information, call the Sheriff's Office Human Resources Division at (352) 754-6830 or visit the website at (click on the Job Line tab).


Program seeks tutors for adults

The HEART Adult Literacy Program is in need of volunteers to tutor adults in reading, language and math skills. A training/orientation class will be offered to new volunteers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at the HEART Literacy office, 801 N Broad St. For information, call Justa Bozman at (352) 797-7018.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Community Alliance, 9 a.m., Mid-Florida Community Services, 820 Kennedy Blvd., Brooksville.

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

Today's picks

'Books We Love to Sing' children's program: 10:15 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. For children ages 3-7. Free. (352) 540-6391, 540-6374.

Library to show 'Prince of Persia': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Rated PG-13. (352) 540-6391, 540-6374.

Friends of Crescent Community Clinic meeting: 5:30 p.m., Crescent Community Clinic, 5244 Commercial Way (Winchester Plaza), Spring Hill.

Hernando group organizes trip to protest Citizens property insurance increase 08/10/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:26pm]
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