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Memorial service in Spring Hill will honor four military chaplains

SPRING HILL

Memorial service will honor four military chaplains

The annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service will be at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. Veterans organizations will participate, and retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Monroe T. Smith will speak. The service honors the four military chaplains, all of different faiths, who died aboard the USS Dorchester, which was torpedoed during World War II on Feb. 3, 1943. The chaplains handed out life jackets to the servicemen aboard and, when there were none left, gave up their own. They were: Methodist minister George Fox, Lutheran minister Clark Poling, Jewish rabbi Alexander Goode and Catholic priest Johnny Washington. For information, call Nick Morana at (352) 683-4945, or Charles Haig at (352) 597-1210.

BROOKSVILLE

County video projects need editing volunteer

Hernando County Government Broadcasting is looking for a volunteer to help edit video projects. The ideal candidate should have experience with Adobe Premiere 5.5 software. The individual can expect to assist for up to 16 hours a week, as his or her schedule permits. For information, call Rick Foti, video production manager, at (352) 540-6777. A volunteer application must be completed, which may be downloaded from hernandocounty.us/cr/CRVolApp.pdf, or call the county's community relations office at (352) 540-6780.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board, 10 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Tourist Development Council, 3 p.m., Office of Business Development, Hernando County Airport, 15800 Flight Path Drive, south of Brooksville.

Today's pick

'Centuries of Gardening' class: 10:30 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6230.

Memorial service in Spring Hill will honor four military chaplains

01/22/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 7:38pm]
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