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Mother/daughter tea, 'Sex and the City' fashion, plus more Hernando events


Mother/Daughter Tea time has changed

Aglow Spring Hill Morning Lighthouse has changed the time of the Mother/Daughter Tea to 1 to 3 p.m. May 2 at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail.

Area women and their daughters (or friends) are invited. There will be music, games and testimonies.

The cost is $8 per person, which must be prepaid. For reservations or information, call Charlotte at (352) 686-2425 or Loretta at (352) 686-9923.


'Sex and the City' is fashion show theme

The Hernando Beach Yacht Club will host a fashion show at 11:30 a.m. May 2 at the club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd. The theme is "Sex and the City."

Fashions will be provided by Val's Boutique from Crystal River. Six club members will model three outfits each.

Tickets are $21, which include appetizers, salad, hot lunch, dessert and a free after-dinner drink. Numerous prizes will be awarded and there will be raffles, gift baskets and other items to purchase.

A donation will be made to the Arthritis Foundation in memory of Joyce Quattro. For tickets or information, call Irene at (352) 596-4136.


Area bikers make a run to raise funds

A Lea's Prayers and Postage Poker Run will be June 7 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681, 18940 Drayton St. at County Line Road. Registration will open at 10 a.m.

The cost is $10. A $350 cash prize will be awarded for the best hand.

Run stops include Bayport Inn, Ramble Inn, Two Deuces and Sleepy Hollow. Steak dinners will be offered for $5 at Sleepy Hollow. There will also be a raffle drawing for a 32-inch HD flat screen television.

For information, contact Dee Mills at (352) 428-8564 or


Mother's Day Pow Wow at regional park

The Withlacoochee Native American Indian Culture Inc., along with Pasco County Parks and Recreation, will present a Mother's Day Native American Pow Wow from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 8 and 9, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10 at Withlacoochee River Park, 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd. Dancers and drummers are invited to participate.

The event will include arts and crafts, inter-tribal dancing, drumming, children's games, storytelling, raffles and other entertainment.

Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Camping is also available. Admission is $2; children 12 and younger are admitted free. For information, call Mittie Wood at (352) 583-3383, Sharon Thomas at (352) 521-3012 or the park at (352) 567-0264.


Spring Fling Dance at Arc Nature Coast

The Arc Nature Coast will have a Spring Fling Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. May 8 at West Hernando Middle School, 14325 Ken Austin Parkway.

There will be a DJ and door prizes. Admission is $2, which includes food and beverages.

Donations of door prizes are appreciated. For information, call Lena at (352) 232-5727 or Nancy at (352) 544-2322, ext. 109.


Workshop offers tips to end pain naturally

The Foundation for Wellness Professionals will present its "Natural Solutions to End Pain" workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive.

The speaker is Mary Bristow, acupuncturist and doctor of Oriental medicine. Participants will learn about natural, nondrug solutions to help relieve suffering.


Tickets available for Truck Night Explosion

The Hernando Builders Association will host its annual Truck Night Explosion at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at Heffernan Hall of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd.

Prizes will be awarded throughout the night with values ranging from $50 to the final grand prize choice of a new truck or $10,000 cash.

Tickets are $50 each, which includes dinner for two and entry in the reverse drawing to win the grand prize. Only 450 tickets will be sold, and ticketholders must also RSVP to attend, but need not be present to win prizes.

Sponsorships for the event are still available and are from $25 to $200. Funds raised will benefit the Arc Nature Coast. For tickets or information, call the HBA office at (352) 596-1114.


Not your everyday dinner, fashion show

Hernando County Crime Stoppers will have a dinner and fashion show from 5:30 to 9 p.m. May 16 at the Brookridge Club House, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville.

The show will feature 12 men who will dress up as female fashion models and strut the catwalk, displaying their creative fashion style. A panel of judges and the audience will vote for their favorite models and one model at the end of the show will be crowned the "Wo'Man Fashion Model of 2009."

The event will include dinner and prizes. Tickets are $20 each or two for $35. For tickets and information, call Jon Hathorn at (352) 592-2906 or Dave Mickelson at (352) 428-7508.

Proceeds will benefit Hernando County Crime Stoppers, whose purpose is to increase the safety of Hernando County residents by assisting law enforcement agencies and to provide information that may lead to the arrest of criminals and the recovery of stolen property by means of its anonymous tip line (toll-free at 1-866-990-8477).


Sign up for Charity Classic, help hospice

Brooksville Country Club's 34th annual Charity Classic will be May 16-17 at the course at 23446 Links Drive. This year's event will benefit Hernando-Pasco Hospice.

Tee times start at 8:30 a.m. Top finishers will have a chance of winning a share of the $6,000 prize fund, as well as take part in a $1,000 shoot-out sponsored by Register Chevrolet.

Players and sponsorships are welcome.

The tourney is limited to 128 golfers. The cost is $175 per golfer, which includes two days of tournament golf, one practice round during the week of the tournament (there is a cart fee of $16 plus tax), tee gift, prizes, range balls, closest to the pin contest and a dinner on May 16. The player entry deadline is May 4.

Sponsorships include a silver sponsor for $200, gold sponsor for $1,500 and platinum sponsor for $2,500.

Applications are available online at For reservations or sponsorship inquiries, call Roger Eppley at (352) 796-8879 or e-mail


Low-income seniors, watch your mailbox

The Hernando County Property Appraiser's Office has mailed the Low Income Senior Exemption Renewal Application to all seniors who received the exemption last year. Seniors are asked to check the appropriate box to renew or cancel their exemption, and sign and return the application to the property appraiser's office by May 1.

The Department of Revenue requires that a taxpayer claiming this exemption annually submit a signed, sworn statement verifying that the total household adjusted gross income for all members of the household does not exceed the statutory income limitation, which this year is $25,873.

The Property Appraiser has two office locations: City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Suite 300, Brooksville; and the Westside Government Center, 7525 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. For information, call (352) 754-4190.

Mother/daughter tea, 'Sex and the City' fashion, plus more Hernando events 04/23/09 [Last modified: Thursday, April 23, 2009 7:37pm]
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