Ministry to serve Free Christmas dinners today
Jericho Road Ministries will serve free Christmas meals from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St. The ministry is planning to serve and deliver more than 400 meals this season. Families and individuals are welcome. For information, call Pastor Bruce Gimbel at (352) 799-2912, ext. 100.
Legislative delegation to meet public Jan. 18
State Rep. Robert Schenck has announced that the annual meeting of the Hernando County Legislative Delegation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 18 in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St. Anyone interested in speaking about appropriation or general issues must sign up by Jan. 11. Contact Ryan Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (352) 688-5005.
Vote for decorated tree today at gardens
Today is the last day to vote for your favorite decorated tree at the annual Holiday in the Gardens at Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave. The event includes trees that have been decorated by various groups and organizations. The trees will be on display through early January. Envelopes are available at the entrance to the gardens, and visitors can vote for their favorite tree for $1 per vote. The botanical gardens are open daily during daylight hours. For information, call (352) 683-9933.
Petco, pet adoptions group team up today
Home at Last Pet Adoptions and Petco have teamed up to have a last-minute adopt-a-thon and gift certificate sale from noon to 3 p.m. today at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd. Additional adopt-a-thons will be from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Jan. 2. The organization specializes in Siamese, but other cats and kittens are available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax-deductible. All pets can be viewed online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com. Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon can be made. Individual appointments can also be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or send e-mail to email@example.com.