Thursday, January 18, 2018
News Roundup

HPH Hospice seeks volunteers

BROOKSVILLE

Hospice seeks volunteers for patient support

HPH Hospice needs volunteers to help with patient support visits in the home. The organization will host a two-day volunteer orientation from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the HPH Hospice office at 698 S Broad St. Attendance both days is required. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required. Call Jacque Lambert at (352) 796-2611.

Heritage Museum festival is Feb. 18

The annual Heritage Day Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court. Admission is free. Vendors, craft demonstrators and local businesses are invited to participate. For details, contact Mary Sheldon at (352) 799-7138 or the museum at (352) 799-0129.

Foster care system orientation slated

An orientation for those interested in learning more about adopting children from the foster care system will be offered at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Youth and Family Alternatives, 19245 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting classes, a 10-week program, will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Feb. 22, at the Centers, 2315 U.S. 41 N, Inverness. For information, call Maria Buckley at (352) 277-5860.

COUNTYWIDE

Quartets will offer singing valentines

Quartets from the Hernando Harmonizers, the local chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will offer singing valentines from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 13 and 14. For $40, the recipient gets two songs, a red rose and a photo of the occasion. A portion of the proceeds will benefit HPH Hospice. Performances can be done at any prearranged location, including home, work or a restaurant. To reserve a quartet, call (352) 684-7931.

RIDGE MANOR

Crime Watch holds omelet breakfast

The Ridge Manor Area Crime Watch will host its annual omelet breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Ridge Manor Community Center, 34240 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor. Omelets will be cooked by Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis, Hernando County Commissioner Jim Adkins and U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent, assisted by Crime Watch members. Omelets can include a choice of ham, cheese, tomatoes, mushrooms, bacon bits, onions and peppers. The breakfast also includes sausage, grits, biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea and orange juice. The cost is $5 adults and $3 for children. For information, call (352) 608-4078.

Today's picks

Family Motor Coach Association rally: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Hernando County Airport, 2495 Broad St., Brooksville. $7 for ages 13 and older. (352) 796-0154. seafmca.com.

Storybook Forest: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Crews Lake Wilderness Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Shady Hills. Free. (727) 233-8291.

Wellington of Seven Hills Residents Fine Arts Show: Noon-4 p.m., Wellington Club House, 400 Wexford Blvd., Spring Hill. Free admission. (352) 796-6801.

Dino in concert: 7 p.m., Brooksville Wesleyan Church, 22319 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Offering collected. (352) 799-3066.

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