Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Memorial service and parade in Brooksville will mark MLK Day


Two events set to mark MLK Jr. day

Two events are scheduled in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: a memorial service and a parade. The memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd. The theme is "Realizing the Dream by Embracing Change." The keynote speaker is the Rev. Dr. Timothy Beard, vice president of student development and enrollment management at Pasco-Hernando Community College. The service will include entertainment by various community groups. For information, call Brenda Mobley at (352) 796-4378. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at Hale Road, proceed down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and end at Kennedy Park, where a "Bridging the Gap" celebration will follow. For information, call Ann Williams at (353) 277-8753.


Winter Senior Expo scheduled at PHCC

Pasco-Hernando Community College will present a Winter 2011 Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the PHCC Spring Hill campus, 450 Beverly Court, off Commercial Way. The event will include free mini-seminars on beginning computers, social networks, digital photography, genealogy and scrapbooking. Seating is limited for the seminars and registration begins at 10 a.m. The event is provided by the Encore Academy, a service of PHCC to provide educational opportunities and special interest workshops to the 50-and-older community. For more information, call toll-free 1-877-879-7422 or visit


Marine Corps League Detachment 1002 will sponsor the American Heroes Golf Tournament on Feb. 5 at the Dunes Golf Club at Seville. For information, call Rich Lee at (352) 650-0364. The wrong detachment number and an incorrect phone number were included in Wednesday's Recreation Notebook.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Value Adjustment Board, Special magistrate hearings, 8:30 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Aviation Authority, 3:30 p.m., airport office, 15800 Flight Path Drive, south of Brooksville.

Today's picks

Brookridge Entertainment presents the 'Top Ten Rock & Roll Revue': 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $15. (352) 610-4901.

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

Library to show 'Inception': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6391.

PHCC presents 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Series: 7 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College north campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. Toll-free 1-877-879-7422.




Memorial service and parade in Brooksville will mark MLK Day 01/12/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 8:13pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Hernando readies for possible rally at county's Confederate monument

    Public Safety

    BROOKSVILLE — Law enforcement officials have readied themselves in response to a string of social media rumors about possible rallies at the Hernando County courthouse Friday afternoon centered around the Confederate soldier statue that sits out front.

    Hernando County's Confederate monument stands on the courthouse lawn in downtown Brooksville.
  2. What to watch this weekend: 'The Defenders,' 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'What Happened to Monday'


    Slow burn: The Defenders

    First there was Daredevil, then Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist followed. Now, the superheroes team up for The Defenders. The new Marvel series on Netflix follows the city's unlikeliest heroes as they struggle with their own personal vendettas …

    Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter and Finn Jones in The Defenders.
  3. Bill Nelson celebrates Steve Bannon's departure


    Bill Nelson likes what he sees Steve Bannon getting the boot:

  4. Algae bloom and fish kill confirmed in Old Tampa Bay


    An algae bloom and fish kill have been confirmed in Old Tampa Bay from Safety Harbor to the south end of the Bayside Bridge.

  5. Debbie Wasserman Schultz's former IT worker, his wife indicted in bank fraud scheme

    State Roundup

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz's former information technology aide and his wife have been indicted on bank fraud charges.

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, photographed in her Sunrise office. (Mike Stocker/Sun-Sentinel/TNS)