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In brief: Meet with historical advisory committee


Meet with historical advisory committee

The Hernando County Historical Advisory Commission will meet at 3 p.m. April 16 in the City Council chambers at Brooksville City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

The purpose of the commission is to promote the preservation of historical materials and resources and to encourage awareness of local history.

Those with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact City Hall at 540-5470. Those who are hearing impaired can call toll-free, 1-800-676-3777 for assistance.


Church event features fashion, food and fun

Spring Hill United Church of Christ will host a "Singing in the Rain" fashion show and luncheon at noon April 22 in the fellowship hall at the church, 4244 Mariner Blvd.

Lunch will be followed by the fashion show, which will feature men and women's fashions from Belk's, modeled by members of the church. There will be door prizes, entertainment and music.

Tickets are $13. For tickets or information, call the church between 9 a.m. and noon weekdays at 683-4870.

Meet, eat and exercise with AARP chapter

The Hernando County AARP Chapter 1026 will host a special meeting April 24 at Fun Fitness Factory, 1285 Kass Circle.

A soup and salad lunch will be served at noon, followed by a tour of the facility and an optional mini exercise session.

The cost is $7, which must be prepaid by check, made out to AARP Chapter 1026 and mailed to the chapter president, Robert Williams at 3191 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach, FL 34607. Personal payments can be arranged by calling Bob at 596-0722 or Rose at 688-5606.

Celebration focuses on Earth and trees on it

The Spring Hill Garden Club's Arbor and Earth Day Celebration will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 at the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave.

The event will begin with a continental breakfast, followed by speakers, entertainment and tours of the gardens. The first 100 people will receive a free plant.

During the celebration, visitors will learn about the importance of trees, how to select the right tree for the right place, and how to take care of that tree once it is planted. Information will also be given on native plants, water conservation, how to rid gardens of invasive plants and how to be good stewards of the environment.

For information, call 683-9933 or visit the club's Web site at or call 683-9933.

Education foundation's golf tourney is May 2

The Hernando County Education Foundation's annual golf tournament will be May 2 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane.

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun start will be at 1:30 p.m. Dinner, award presentations and door prizes will follow at 5.

The cost is $75 per golfer or $300 per foursome. Dinner only tickets are available for $25.

Various sponsorships are available. Hole sponsors (tee signage) are $100; a business sponsorship, which includes a foursome and tee signage, is $350; a Birdie Sponsor is $2,000 and includes one foursome, a reserved table, company name/logo on event material, onstage recognition and efforts to get media publicity; an Eagle Sponsor is $3,000 and includes two foursomes, a reserved table, company name/logo on event material, onstage recognition and efforts to get media publicity; and a Cart Sponsor for $5,000, which includes three foursomes, recognition on all carts, a reserved table, company name/logo on event material, onstage recognition and efforts to get media publicity. The title "Green Jacket" sponsor is Skanska USA Building Inc.

All golfers will receive a free door prize ticket.

The deadline for the $350 business sponsorship foursome is April 25.

For information or registration forms, call Luigi at 238-2677 or Kathleen at 797-7029, or e-mail to


Help Arc Nature Coast get donation via iGive

The Arc Nature Coast is participating in the $50,000 Surfathon, which is giving away $1,000 donations to five causes each month through July.

Those wishing to help the Arc win $1,000 donation can visit online stores through No purchases are necessary. The more visits that are made increases the chances of winning. Up to 10 entries per person per day can be made (same-store visits in the same month equal one entry).

For complete rules, go to

iGive is an online shopping mall where up to 26 percent of each purchase at more than 680 participating stores is donated to one's favorite cause/charity. Visit the Web site at

The Arc Nature Coast is a nonprofit organization that provides supports and services for developmentally disabled Hernando County residents and their families. Call the Arc at 544-2322.

In brief: Meet with historical advisory committee 04/09/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:26am]
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