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Hernando's American Legion Post 99 and Auxiliary to hand out poppies

COUNTYWIDE

American Legion Post 99, Auxiliary to give out poppies

Members of American Legion Post 99 and Auxiliary Unit 99 will be distributing memorial poppies at various locations throughout the county Friday and Saturday as part of the annual Poppy Days. The poppy is a red flower that has been dedicated to those who have served and died while serving the country. The tradition started in 1918 in support of veterans. The poppies are made by veterans. Donations will benefit area veterans.

Ridge Manor/Spring Hill

Learn to deter weeds, discover native plants

Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will offer a free horticulture class, Best Management Practices for Reducing Weeds, at 6:30 p.m. today at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. The class will cover how to have a full arsenal defense against weed infestations in the yard. Another class, Landscaping With Native Plants, will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. That class is for those looking for drought-tolerant and low-maintenance plants for the yard. For information, call (352) 754-4433.

BROOKSVILLE

Geocaching class open to 30 people

Chinsegut Nature Center will offer a free geocaching class from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. The class, led by Chinsegut volunteers, is limited to 30 participants. For information or for reservations, call (352) 754-6722.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Commission Business and Economic Development Committee, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Spring Hill Fire Rescue District, union negotiations, 2 p.m., 3445 Bob Hartung Court, Spring Hill.

School Board, 7 p.m., 919 N Broad St., Brooksville.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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Hernando's American Legion Post 99 and Auxiliary to hand out poppies 05/18/09 [Last modified: Monday, May 18, 2009 8:00pm]
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