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Hernando-Pasco Hospice Tree of Life will be lighted Friday


Hospice will light tree of life for the holidays

and displayed through the end of December. Two trees will be set up, at the Hospice Care Center and at Hospice House, both on the campus at 12254 Cortez Blvd. For a donation, one can hang or have an ornament placed on a tree with a tag bearing a name; names can be for someone living or in someone's memory. There are eight ornaments available, based on the contribution amount. Donations may be made at a Tree of Life, on the website at or by calling the hospice toll-free at 1-800-486-8784. Contributions should be made by Dec. 15.

Alzheimer's Charity Breakfast is today

The annual Alzheimer's Charity Breakfast will be from 8 to 11 a.m. today at Spring Hill Moose Lodge 521, 5214 Mariner Blvd. The event, hosted by Women of the Moose Chapter 1765, will include five menu choices. The cost is $5 per meal. Children ages 5 and younger can eat free from the children's menu. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Family Organization. For more information, call (352) 684-6688.


Concert will wrap up fall lecture season

Academia Hernando will wrap up its fall lecture season with a "Love Letters" concert at 10 a.m. Monday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The concert features Mickey and Jerry Mandel. The cost is $7. For information, call (352) 597-0158.

Today's picks

Anne of Avonlea, The Musical final performance: 2 p.m., Weeki Wachee High School, 12150 Vespa Way, north of Weeki Wachee. $15 adults, $5 for ages 13 and younger (seniors 60 and older may purchase two tickets for $25). (352) 593-0027.

Miss Garden of Eden beauty pageant: Cocktail hour at 2 p.m., showtime at 3, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville $16. (352) 796-2096 or (352) 238-8868.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Tampa Bay.

Hernando-Pasco Hospice Tree of Life will be lighted Friday 11/20/10 [Last modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010 12:43pm]
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