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Hernando sheriff's golf tournament taking registration, sponsors


Sign up for sheriff's golf tournament

Hernando County Sheriff's Office Youth Education Services will host the 23rd annual Scramblers Golf Tournament on March 14 at Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. Sponsorships and registrations are being accepted. Hole sponsorships are $50, and registration is $75 per player, which includes lunch. Donations of prizes are needed. Sponsors and donors will be recognized at the event. Printable registration forms for the tourney and for sponsors are available at For information, call (352) 754-6830, ext. 53660.

Program helps kids with sports skills

The Brooksville Parks and Recreation Department will offer Start Smart "Little Buddies" Baseball for children ages 3 to 5 and their parents. The eight-week program will be from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, starting March 3, at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, off Darby Lane. The cost is $50, which includes a program T-shirt. The program brings parents and children together to work on pre-sport skills such as catching, throwing and batting in a noncompetitive environment. To register or for information, call (352) 540-3835.


Volunteers needed at gardens, nursery

Spring Hill Garden Club needs volunteers to help at the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens and the adjacent club nursery at 1489 Parker Ave. Workers are needed to help out on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings. For information, call (352) 683-9933. Visit the Web site at www.nature


• Bowler Nancy Ellison, who recently rolled a 300 game, is 55 years old. Her age was incorrect in a story published on Tuesday's sports page.

• The proposed SunWest Harbourtowne project includes a portion of land on the west side of Old Dixie Highway in northwest Pasco County. A map that ran with Wednesday's story on a proposed land swap showed an incorrect boundary.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Tourist Development Council, 3 p.m., Best Western I-75, 30305 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor West.

Southwest Florida Water Management District/Hernando County, joint workshop on Tooke Lake and Wiscon watersheds, 4 to 6:30 p.m., 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.

Today's pick

Library to show 'Remember the Titans': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rated PG. Free. (352) 540-6374.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Hernando sheriff's golf tournament taking registration, sponsors 02/25/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 5:40pm]
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