New ceo takes reins today at hospital
Patrick Maloney is the new chief executive officer of Brooksville Regional Hospital. His appointment, announced by Health Management Associates and the Board of Trustees at Brooksville Regional, is effective today. Maloney has more than 20 years of experience in health care, most recently as the CEO of Coral Springs Medical Center in South Florida. Before that, he served as the Broward Health vice president of corporate operations, where he supported the system's four hospitals and ambulatory centers.
'Inception' to be shown Thursday
The Hernando County Public Library System will have a free showing of Inception at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this 2010 psychological thriller. The film is rated PG-13. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call (352) 540-6391.
Players sought for lacrosse leagues
Hernando County Lacrosse is seeking players on the middle school and youth teams. Practices have begun this week, but players can still sign up through the end of the January. The registration fee is $145. Divisions include youth (fifth and sixth grade), middle school (seventh and eighth grade), high school boys (junior varsity and varsity) and high school girls (ninth through 12th grades). All practices and home games are at Veterans Memorial Park. Most practices are 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration forms are available at hernandolacrosseclub.com. Call (352) 279-2093.
MLK lecture series set for Thursday
The 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Series will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd. The program will feature professor, speaker, author, inventor and entrepreneur Calvin Mackie, who will discuss "From Remedial to Outstanding." There is no cost to attend. For information, call toll-free 1-877-879-7422 or visit phcc.edu.
Spring Hill Fire Rescue Commission, 9 a.m., 3445 Bob Hartung Court, .
Effective Credit Management class: 2 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 754-4433 or (352) 540-6391.
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