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Hernando woman needs your vote to win $15,000 for her charity


With your vote, charity can be $15,000 winner

To help local Gold Star Mother Dee Mills win the Energizer's "Keep Going Hall of Fame" contest, those interested can cast daily votes for her through Aug. 7 at Mills is a finalist in the contest, running against nine others throughout the United States, to win $15,000 for her charity, Lea's Prayers and Postage, which sends packages to military personnel overseas. One vote per day, per computer, can be cast. The winner will be announced in September. There are no prizes for runner-ups.


Commissioners, union to meet

A collective bargaining session between the Hernando County Commission and Teamsters Local Union 79 will be at 9 a.m. Monday in the Development Department meeting room, 789 Providence Blvd. For information about the meeting, call (352) 754-4013. Those with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact Judy Gerhart at (352) 754-4050; those who are hearing-impaired should call toll-free 1-800-676-3777 for assistance.


Alzheimer's walk needs your help

Participants and organizers are needed for the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk '09, which will be on Sept. 12 at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way. For details, call (727) 578-2558. Registration can be done online at

Today's picks

Florida Library Youth Program presents Fritzy Brothers — One Man Circus: 10:15 a.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Geared for children ages 5-12. (352) 540-6391.

Library to show The Lake House: 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Vegetable production is topic of "Fruit and Vegetable Production Series for the Farmer": 5:30 p.m., Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. Free. Call to register, (352) 754-4433.

Art of the Apothecary Workshop with author Rebecca Park Totilo: 7 p.m., Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., Brooksville. (352) 848-0090.

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