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Nominate fine folks for Great Brooksvillian honor


Founders Week nominations

Brooksville is accepting nominations for this year's Great Brooksvillian, who will be honored at a ceremony during the Founders Week celebration in October. The annual Great Brooksvillian program recognizes individuals who have made significant, positive contributions to the history, culture or economy of the community. A plaque at Brooksville City Hall commemorates the honorees, and a plaque is presented to each honoree. The deadline to submit nominations for the award is 5 p.m. July 11. For information, call 544-5407 or send e-mail to

Girls can sign up for volleyball camp The Central High School volleyball teams will host a Junior Bears Volleyball Camp from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 28-30 at West Hernando Middle School, 14325 Ken Austin Parkway. The camp is open to girls who will be entering the sixth through ninth grades at any school. Participants will learn basic skills up to preparation for high school tryouts. The cost is $65, which includes a T-shirt. Registration forms are available in the front office at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, or by calling coach Vicki Weaver at 799-5323.


Arc Bowl-A-Thon needs sponsors

Sponsors are needed for the Arc Nature Coast's 15th annual Bowl-A-Thon, which will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. A $125 team sponsorship provides event T-shirts for a team of five bowlers (all sponsor names will be printed on the back of a minimum of 200 shirts) and two games of bowling. A $125 lane sponsorship provides a large banner on a lane promoting the company, the company's name on the T-shirt and recognition in the Arc's quarterly newsletter. Bowlers are asked to collect a minimum of $25 in pledges. Also, donations of gift certificates and other prizes are being sought. The sponsorship deadline is July 31. Call 544-2322, ext. 109.

Note to readers

Hometown Hernando is now more than news about your clubs, events and milestones. We want your sports and recreation photos too. In fact, we are publishing a special page each Thursday devoted solely to sports and recreation. So whether it's a Little League game, soccer, bowling, golf or a dance recital, send us your pictures. E-mail the photos as jpeg attachments to or call Mike Camunas at (352) 544-9480 for other options. Tell us why the picture was taken, or at what event; who's in the picture; what town the person or group is from; and what's going on in the picture.

Today's pick

Foundation for Wellness Professionals presents "5 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss" free workshop: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. Reservations needed. 799-1882.

Hernando deaths

Adams, Daniel Vincent

Selvaggio, Joyce

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Nominate fine folks for Great Brooksvillian honor 06/29/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 1:54pm]
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