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Hernando Health Department holds 'Immunization Marathon'


bring shot records to vaccine event

The Hernando County Health Department will conduct a back-to-school "Immunization Marathon" Tuesday and Wednesday, and again July 28 and 29 at the Spring Hill clinic, 7465 Forest Oaks Blvd. The immunizations require a parent or guardian to be present, with identification and the child's shot records. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can be made by calling (352) 540-6800, ext. 82129. Information on childhood immunizations is available online at


Skate laps, lap up food at fundraiser

An Eat-N-Skate fundraiser will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St. Admission is a minimum donation of $10, which includes skating and hot dogs and drinks. The event is to benefit the Emerald Coast Speed Team, a team of local youth speed skaters who will be participating in USA Roller Sports National Indoor Speed Championships starting this weekend in Peoria, Ill. For information, call (352) 796-0040.


Princess party has fairy tale fun

Spring Mermaids Service Unit of Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will host a Royal Princess Daisy event for girls in kindergarten and first grade, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 25, at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The event will feature unicorn races, fairy tale stories and a tea party. Participants are welcome to dress as their favorite princesses. There will be information on Girl Scout opportunities. The cost is $4, registered Girl Scouts; $12, others. RSVP to Dawn at (352) 597-3260, Sarah at (352) 592-7897 or


Free seminar on fibromyalgia set

A free seminar on causes and treatments for fibromyalgia will be 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Spring Hill Branch Library and July 27 at the West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave. The seminar is for those diagnosed with fibromyalgia or who are suffering with pain, fatigue, problems sleeping, depression or irritable bowel syndrome. The speaker is Mary Bristow, doctor of Oriental medicine with the Foundation for Wellness Professionals. Reservations are required. Call (352) 799-1882.

Today's picks

"Fertilization of Fruit and Vegetable Crops" class: 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. Free. Call to register, (352) 754-4433.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Playin' Around Theatre's Rumpelstiltskin: 10:15 a.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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