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New hospice care center in has open house Tuesday


New hospice care center has open house

The community is invited to the grand opening celebration of Hernando-Pasco Hospice's Hospice Care Center at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 10-acre hospice campus, 12242 Cortez Blvd. Following speakers and remarks will be the ribbon-cutting at 6 p.m. Tours of the 28,000 square foot, 24-suite facility will be available. Entertainment will be provided by the Hernando Jazz Society. For information, call HPH, toll-free, at 1-800-486-8784.


Habitat, churches partner in auction

Habitat for Humanity of Hernando County and the United Methodist Churches, are holding a charity auction Saturday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6346 Broad St., Brooksville. Items can be viewed at 9:30 a.m. and the auction starts at 11 a.m. There will be silent and live auctions of antiques, collectibles, gift certificates, new items and craft items. Food and beverages will be available from S.O.S. Famous Bar-B-Q of Brooksville. The auctioneer is Randy Umsted. Auction items can be previewed online at www.habitat Call the Habitat office at (352) 754-1159.


Arc Nature Coast recruits volunteers

The Arc Nature Coast needs volunteers in various capacities, including the POSSE Equestrian Program, Community Cafe in Spring Hill, community outings and events, at various office locations and at the main campus on Neff Lake Road. Orientation and tours of the facilities are provided to all volunteers. Applications must be completed and background screenings are required of all positions that involves direct contact with Arc customers. There is a one-time fee of $28 for submission of paperwork to two outside agencies (for the background check). For information, contact John DiRienzo at or (352) 544-2322.

Today's meetings

Hernando County Law Library Committee, 4 p.m., law library, judicial building, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Citizens Advisory Task Force, 5:30 p.m., commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Port Authority Board, 7 p.m., Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, recreation building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.

Today's picks

"Amazing Azaleas" horticulture class: 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. 754-4433.

Reception for artist Mary B. Davis: 7-9 p.m., Easy Street Home Decor, 848 E Jefferson St., Brooksville. (352) 848-0177.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B

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