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Join, help Humane Society in Hernando win shelter makeover


Help the Humane Society win a $1M shelter makeover

The Humane Society of the Nature Coast has climbed to No. 6 in the Zootoo contest to win a $1 million shelter makeover. The contest ends March 13. The top 20 shelters with the most points, which are earned by new members joining, will be toured by a Zootoo team, which will select the top 10 most deserving shelters as finalists. The winner will then be selected by a vote of Zootoo members. The local Humane Society encourages residents to visit the Web site and join. No personal information is required. Zootoo offers information on health, news and things of interest to pet lovers. Call (352) 796-2711 or e-mail

BROOKSVILLE Run, walk to benefit Arc Nature Coast

The annual Spring Lake 5K Run and 2 Mile Fun Walk/Run to benefit Arc Nature Coast will be May 23 on the Arc grounds at 5283 Neff Lake Road, east of Brooksville. Registration is at 7 a.m.; the race starts at 8 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in various age categories. Entry fee is $25 for the 5K, $20 for the fun walk/run. T-shirts are guaranteed to those who register by May 8. A food fest will follow the event. Register online at For information, call (352) 544-2322, ext. 109, or e-mail

Concert to feature Christian musicians

A benefit concert with Christian music artists Daniel Kirkley and Pam Seaman will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd. Tickets are $10 if purchased in advance, $15 at the door. They can be purchased in advance at the following locations: Chick-fil-A, Cortez Community Bank, Register Chevrolet, Rising Sun Cafe and Sir Speedy. The event is a benefit for the Dawn Center, the local domestic and sexual violence shelter. For information, call (352) 684-7191.

Today's picks

Street dance and demonstration with Cindy Wiley and Friends: 7 p.m., Frontier Park, 15549 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free. Marv, 442-3210.

Stage West presents 'The King and I': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18. 683-5113.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Join, help Humane Society in Hernando win shelter makeover 03/05/09 [Last modified: Thursday, March 5, 2009 9:08pm]
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