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Hernando nonprofits can tap FEMA food, shelter emergency funds

COUNTYWIDE

Nonprofits can tap FEMA food, shelter funds

Funding is available to local nonprofit agencies to supplement emergency food and shelter programs, under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 28, offered through the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. To qualify for funding, the agencies must be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs; and, if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board. March 26 is the application deadline. Contact the United Way of Hernando County at (352) 688-2026 or uway@tampabay.rr.com.

SPRING HILL

Civic group to host St. Patrick's party

The Regency Oaks Civic Association will host a St. Patrick's Day Party from 5:45 to 10 p.m. Saturday at 4445 Breakwater Blvd. Dinner, which will be served at 6 p.m., includes corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, soda bread, dessert, coffee and ice tea (ice provided). Guests can also bring their own beverages. Music will include Irish favorites and dance music. Tickets are $10 for ROCA members and nonmembers. For information, call Joyce at (352) 597-1405, Terry at (352) 596-9213 or Shirley at (352) 597-2988.

School to present 'Peter Pan' musical

Springstead High School's choral department will present the Broadway musical Peter Pan Friday through Monday at Springstead Theatre, 3300 Mariner Blvd. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. each day, along with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students, which can be purchased at the door or online at www.springsteadtheatre.com. For information, call (352) 476-9086.

Hospice to host interfaith service

HPH Hospice will host the semiannual interfaith Time for Remembrance services at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the HPH campus at 12260 Cortez Blvd. The services are for adults, teens and children who would like to remember and honor loved ones who have died. Facilitated by HPH chaplains, with support from bereavement counselors, the services will include music, poetry and readings. There is no cost to attend and no reservations needed. Visit hph-hospice.org or call toll-free 1-800-486-8784 for information.

Today's pick

Congressional Art Exhibit at City Hall gallery: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville. (352) 540-3810.

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