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Nominations open for Great Brooksvillian for Founders' Week


know a great Brooksvillian? Nominate one

The city of Brooksville is accepting nominations for a "Great Brooksvillian" to be honored at a ceremony during Founders' Week celebrations in October. This annual program recognizes outstanding men and women who have made significant positive contributions to the history, culture and/or economy of Brooksville. A perpetual plaque is maintained in City Hall to commemorate and memorialize each year's honorees. An individual plaque is presented to each honoree. Information, program criteria and nomination forms are available at The deadline for nominations is June 25. For information, e-mail or call (352) 540-3853.

Fundraiser touches humans and horses

An Ultimate Healing Weekend Event fundraiser is planned for Saturday and Sunday at White Eagle Ranch-Healing Arts and Wellness Center, 28232 Wildlife Lane, east of Brooksville. The event offers massage specials for both horses and humans. A one-hour massage for humans is $50 and a one-hour equine massage is $65; 50 percent of the proceeds will go to the Citizens' Preservation Fund, a group of residents fighting the proposed C&D landfill in eastern Hernando County. Walk-ins will be welcome, but appointments will be served first. To schedule an appointment, call Mary Kelley at (352) 345-8772 or Lance Elrod at (813) 951-0169.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Health Care Advisory Board Sub-Committee, noon, Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

Today's picks

Storytelling program with local author and storyteller Jerry Cowling: 2 p.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Florida Hummingbirds program: 7-8:30 p.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-6722.

Stage West presents 'Everything in the Garden:' 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18 adults, $9 students. (352) 683-5113.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.


Nominations open for Great Brooksvillian for Founders' Week 05/20/10 [Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 8:25pm]
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