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Local NAACP branch to host Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical Service

BROOKSVILLE

Dr. KING SERVICE WILL HAVE MUSIC, MESSAGE OF CHANGE

The Hernando County Branch NAACP will host the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical Service at 3:30 p.m. today at Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd. The theme is "Change Begins with Me." The keynote speaker is Bobbie Cromartie, assistant minister at Allen Temple AME Church in Brooksville. There will be music by Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Choir, Grace World Outreach Church's choir and Nicholas Barrett and Denaie Gabriel of Grace and Truth Bible Chapel in Brooksville.

Tom Varn Park to be closed several days

Tom Varn Park playground, 301 Darby Lane, will be closed starting Tuesday for the construction of a new disability accessible playground, as well as to refurbish the existing wooden playground. The project is expected to be completed by Jan. 22. For information, call Brooksville Parks and Recreation at (352) 540-3830.

SPRING HILL

Education Day Symposium is Jan. 23

West Hernando/Spring Hill Hadassah will present its annual Education Day Symposium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 23 at Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St. The panel will include Crystal Holmes of Elder Resources; Robert Russano, area SHINE coordinator; Susan Cuellan of the Arthritis Association; and Dr. Ronald S. Gilberg, who specializes in geriatrics. Lunch will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased by Monday. Call Elaine Medoff at (352) 666-8467 or Myrna Lax at (352) 686-9243.

Today's picks

Florida Classic Clusters dog show: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, east of Brooksville. Free admission; $5 parking. (813) 480-3975. floridaclassicpark.com.

Save Our Waterfall fundraiser: Noon, R Beach Restaurant, 4054 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. $12; reservations required. (352) 592-5556.

'A Streetcar Named Desire': 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15; $8 for students. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net/mainstage.htm.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Local NAACP branch to host Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical Service 01/14/12 [Last modified: Saturday, January 14, 2012 11:52am]
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