Workshop shares tips on preventing foreclosures
The nonprofit Neighborhood Community Foundation has planned a free Save Your Home: Foreclosure Prevention Workshop for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Quality Inn, 30307 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Topics include loan modifications, federal foreclosure programs, loan audits, lender paybacks, buying more time in your home, protecting against foreclosure and resources. To register for the workshop, call toll-free 1-877-306-5299 or visit www.Neighborhood-Community.org.
SPCA shelter needs volunteers
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/SPCA of Hernando County has a desperate need for volunteers. Help is needed in cleaning the cat and dog areas, along with doing laundry and dishes. Those interested in volunteering can help out as little as one day, two to three hours per week. The shelter is at 9075 Grant St., off Sunshine Grove Road and Taylor Street, west of Brooksville. For information, call Nancy at (352) 345-8498.
Reading with Rays kicks off with event
A special kick-off to the "Reading with the Rays" summer program will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The event will include the Rays Street Team, official Rays mascot Raymond and giveaways. Starting June 17, students can stop by a local library branch to pick up a "Reading with the Rays: Read Your Way to the Ballpark" scorecard. Students who read books as part of the program will have an opportunity to win prizes, including one free ticket to a Tampa Bay Rays baseball game. The program is presented by the Rays Baseball Foundation and the St. Petersburg Times' Newspaper in Education. For information, call (352) 540-6391.
Elks Lodge to conduct Flag Day ceremony
A Flag Day ceremony will be presented at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Flags will be presented by Cub Pack and Boy Scout Troop 459. A flag folding will be provided by the Elks' veterans group, and the Elk officers will perform the ritual. Following the ceremony, a cold buffet will be available for $5 per person, which has cold cuts, sliced cheeses, potato and macaroni salads, coleslaw, rolls and fixings. Call (352) 596-2582.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.