NONPROFIT NEEDS volunteers and DONATIONS
People Helping People of Hernando serves free meals to people in need from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each Sunday at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. The group is a local interfaith nonprofit in need of volunteers and donations. Groups are encouraged to help out by preparing the entree at one of the dinners. Monetary donations are also appreciated. Along with the Sunday meals, People Helping People provides free clothing, groceries and resource materials to those in need, including its Blessings in a Backpack program, in which more than 200 local elementary students receive backpacks of weekend food during the school year. For information, call (352) 686-4466. Checks may be mailed to: People Helping People, P.O. Box 6182, Spring Hill, FL 34611.
Library branch hours are changing
The Hernando County Public Library System will modify hours at all branch libraries, effective Tuesday. Hours for Lykes Memorial Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville, and the West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill, will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays. Hours for the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, and the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West, will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The Istachatta Library Station, 16257 Lingle Road, will remain open from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Tickets available for benefit 'Gong Show'
The Alzheimer's Family Organization is selling tickets for the 13th annual "Gong Show," which will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Jewish Community Center, 9841 Scenic Drive. Tickets are available for $40 (preferred seating), $30 and $25 each. The cost includes a dinner catered by Carrabba's Italian Grill and soft drinks. Guests may bring their own alcoholic beverages. Along with the show, there will be door prizes, silent auctions and raffles. For information, call the Alzheimer's organization at (727) 848-8888 or toll-free 1-888-496-8004.
Hernando County Value Adjustment Board, special magistrate hearings, 8:30 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.