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Low-cost vaccinations for cats and dogs in Brooksville on Saturday


Low-cost vaccinations for pets on Saturday

Florida International Teaching Zoo's veterinary staff will offer a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply, 18741 Cortez Blvd.

Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots are $14, and dog kennel cough/bordatella shots are $15. All vaccinations will be administered by a veterinarian.

Proceeds benefit the Teaching Zoo facility, Project Green Jungle and elephant survival programs. For information, call (352) 867-7788.


South Brooksville cleanup on Saturday

A communitywide cleanup in south Brooksville will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The cleanup is part of a fall festival starting with an opening program at 8 a.m. at the Eastside House of God, 827 1/2 Twigg St. Volunteers should report to the church by 8 a.m. for assignments.

The project is organized by the Community Initiatives Team, a group of city and county officials and neighborhood representatives. City and county public works and code enforcement operations will do heavier tasks, such as clearing drainage ditches, culverts and overgrown foliage.

Residents who clear their properties can use one of several city Dumpsters that will be set up at various locations. Call (352) 428-6016 or (352) 650-2681.


Marine Corps League invites public to party

Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708 invites the public to help celebrate the 234th birthday of the Marine Corps at the annual Birthday Ball Nov. 10 at the Performing Arts Center at Heritage Pines Country Club, 11524 Scenic Hills Blvd., off County Line Road.

This is a formal event that will include a cocktail hour at 5 p.m., a ceremony at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Dinner entrees are a choice of prime rib, chicken francaise or potato crusted salmon.

Tickets are $35 and must be purchased before Sunday. Call (352) 597-7979.


Free tickets to Tribute to Liberace on Tuesday

The Community Performing Arts Guild of United Methodist Church will distribute free tickets at 9 a.m. Tuesday for the Tribute to Liberace concert, featuring Martin Preston. Tickets will be distributed until noon, or when tickets run out.

The concert, which is the first of the 2009-10 season, will include performances at 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. For information, call Phyllis at (352) 544-1068.


'99 Springstead grads to reunite Nov. 7

Springstead High School Class of 1999 will host a 10-year reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave.

Tickets are $15 each (limited capacity). A DJ will provide music for dancing. Guests can bring their choice of beverage and an appetizer. Dress is business casual. For information and to RSVP, call Karla at (352) 683-0025.

Also, alumni are encouraged to attend the Springstead vs. Central High football game at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Springstead, 3300 Mariner Blvd. Tickets are $5 each.


Residents can dispose of medicine on Nov. 7

Residents can bring their expired or unneeded prescription or over-the-counter medications to Operation Medicine Cabinet for proper disposal from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave.

The collection will be done by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office and is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill. The purpose is to deter the misuse of prescription medication and to create a safe environment for children.

Participants will receive free giveaways, while supplies last. For information, call (352) 754-6830.

Low-cost vaccinations for cats and dogs in Brooksville on Saturday 10/27/09 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 9:55pm]
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