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Know a great Brooksvillian? Name names


Know a Great Brooksvillian? Name names

Brooksville is accepting nominations through 5 p.m. Friday for this year's Great Brooksvillian, who will be honored at a ceremony during the Founders Week celebration in October. The annual Great Brooksvillian program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the history, culture or economy of the community. A plaque at City Hall commemorates the honorees, and a plaque is presented to each honoree. For information, call 544-5407 or send e-mail to

Expect detours on MLK Boulevard

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be rebuilt and repaved starting Monday. The project will be done consecutively in two sections: from Broad Street to Hale Avenue and from Hale Avenue to Main Street. Each will take about four weeks to complete. Noise and vibration will occur during construction. Detours will be in effect during the day for through traffic. Local traffic will be maintained, but motorists should expect delays. The project is a joint effort of Brooksville and Hernando County. For information, call Andy Palmer at 754-4062.


Van drivers needed for sight-impaired

The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind in Hernando County needs drivers to transport visually impaired residents to and from classes. Drivers use Lighthouse vans and can help out in mornings, afternoons or both. The Lighthouse is a nonprofit organization that provides free social services, rehabilitation and job placement to blind and visually impaired individuals. The Lighthouse facility is on California Street, southwest of Brooksville. Anyone interested in volunteering as a van driver should call 754-1132.

Hernando High '63 grads to reunite

The Hernando High School Class of 1963 will host its 45th class reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. July 19 at the Brooksville Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Leopards from other classes are also invited. Reservations are a must. For details, call Pam Kinnear Whitehead at 596-9944 or Bonnie Erickson Yungmann at 796-8177.

Arc seeks someone to rally volunteers

Arc Nature Coast needs a volunteer coordinator who will be responsible for recruiting volunteers for various departments and tasks. The Arc is a nonprofit organization that provides support and services for developmentally disabled individuals and their families in Hernando County. The volunteer coordinator position is nonpaid. Contact Nancy for details at 544-2322, ext. 109, or

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Know a great Brooksvillian? Name names 07/05/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 2:25pm]
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