Kids Glitz Pageant to aid Harvest Food Bank
The Miss Hernando County Pageant will present a Little Miss and Mister Glitz Pageant and Baby Boo Pageant/Model Search at 10 a.m. Oct. 30 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane.
This is a charity event for the Suncoast Harvest Food Bank. Spectator admission is $10, with all proceeds going to the food bank. Also, guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item.
The pageant will include a "Baby Boo" costume contest for children younger than 6, a "Glitzy Division" for children ages 5 to 17, and the Teen/Miss division for ages 12 to 26.
Winners from the pageant will receive crowns and trophies, and will participate in county events and parades, as well as qualify for national competitions.
For information, call (352) 678-9588.
Friends of the Poor Walk registration open
Walkers and sponsors are being sought to participate in the annual Friends of the Poor Walk at 9 a.m. Oct. 30 at the Anderson Snow Park Sports Complex, 1360 Anderson Snow Road.
The event, sponsored by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, provides an opportunity to show support for the increasing number of families slipping below the poverty level in Hernando County.
There is no registration fee to participate; pledges are collected. Funds raised from the event will help with food, clothing, furniture, transportation, utilities, rent and mortgage assistance.
Anyone interested may participate, including individuals and teams. For information, call Woody at (352) 596-4730.
Fly-in lunch set for airport on Oct. 30
Brooksville Chapter 1298 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will host a Fall Fly and Drive In Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the chapter's hangar at the Hernando County Airport, 2495 S Broad St., south of Brooksville.
Lunch will include hamburgers, sausages, hot dogs, and German and American potato salads, as well as drinks and desserts, for $7.50.
Pilots attending are asked to call Unicom on 123.00 before landing for tie-down information.
Non-fliers are also welcome and can have an escorted tour of the airplanes that will be flown in from throughout Florida and Georgia. Those driving should park on the grass on the south side of the American Aviation complex; the hangar is a short walk.
For information, contact Bernie Berger at (352) 428-1253 or email@example.com.
SHARE taking food orders for November
Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., serves as a host site for the SHARE (Self Help And Resource Exchange) food network. November food orders will be taken on the following dates:
• 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, in Van Dyken Hall.
• 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 4 in the church narthex.
Distribution of orders will be on Nov. 20.
SHARE food is of equal quality to national grocery chains, but costs about 50 percent less. Special holiday packages are available.
The basic SHARE order containing meats, vegetables and fruits costs $20. Other speciality items are available for order, including produce packages, and meat and seafood items. The minimum order is $6.
There are no income requirements to participate. For information, call the church at (352) 596-0080.
Hispanic foundation plans fall dance
The Hispanic Scholarship Civic & Cultural Foundation will host a "Welcome Autumn Dance" at 7 p.m. Saturday at SNPJ Hall/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road.
Music will be provided by DJ Mario's High Power Productions. A cash bar will be available. Door prizes will be awarded.
Admission is $12. Funds raised will benefit the scholarship program. For information, call Gladys Pedersen at (352) 683-6235.
Save Our Shelter to meet at Elks Lodge
A "Save Our Shelter" organization meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Frederick Kelly Elks Lodge, 510 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
This is a residents, community based association. The group is planning to host a Thanksgiving meal and meeting on Nov. 16. For information, call Paul Boston at (352) 238-3500.