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Pasco-Hernando Community College offers noncredit Microsoft courses


Microsoft classes offered at PHCC

The continuing education department at Pasco-Hernando Community College will offer the following noncredit courses at the Spring Hill campus, 450 Beverly Court:

• Microsoft Professional/Intro, 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, March 28 to May 2. The cost is $94.

• Microsoft Outlook for Windows, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, April 7 and 14. The cost is $37.50.

Visit or call toll-free at 1-877-879-7422.


Church group will host fashion show

The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, St. Jude Council 6383, will host a luncheon fashion show at noon April 11 at the K of C Hall, 10470 Spring Hill Drive.

Fashions will be presented by Joey's of Tarpon Springs. Tickets are $12. Call Jean Hanes at (727) 862-6496.


Yard sale donations can be dropped off

The Hernando Beach Marine Safety Support Group will have an indoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16 at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St.

Donations for the sale can be dropped off between 9 and 11 a.m. Mondays at the facility. For more information, call Bill at (352) 596-9396.


Career fair to include variety of workshops

The Hernando County Career Fair, "Opportunity 2011," will be April 7 and 8 at Pasco-Hernando Community College, Spring Hill campus, 450 Beverly Court.

The event will begin at 4 p.m. April 7 with a variety of educational sessions for job seekers. These interactive workshops may include topics such as resume writing, dressing for success and improving your skills set for today's marketplace. On April 8, U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent, R-Spring Hill, will make opening remarks at 1:45 p.m. Doors will open at 2 p.m. for job seekers to meet with more than 25 prospective employers.

The event is hosted by Career Central, the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, Pasco-Hernando Community College and Hernando Today. For information, call Denise Nohejl at (352) 544-5206.


Program will focus on firearm safety

A firearm safety program will be offered at 9 a.m. April 6 at the Hernando Sportsman's Club, 16121 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee in the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area. Another class will be offered April 16.

This is a National Rifle Association course that lasts about five hours. Completion of the class will qualify participants for an application for a concealed carry permit.

The cost is $50. Class size is limited, and preregistration is required. Call (352) 597-9931 or visit


Women are invited to join Hi-Lites chorus

The Hernando Hills Hi-Lites are seeking new members. The chorus invites women of all ages to join one of the rehearsals, which are from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive.

The chorus begins with mild aerobic exercise and a vocal warmup. Participants will learn correct breathing and vowel pronouncement while singing a cappella four-part harmony.

The chorus performs contemporary and traditional music at community and personal events, fundraisers, nursing homes, country clubs, and other places and events. The chorus also competes at area and international levels.

The Hi-Lites are members of Harmony Inc., a nonprofit, international organization. For more information, call Tessie at (352) 686-4122.


Hawaiian-themed dance will be April 2

Brookridge Social Dance will host a Hawaiian-themed dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. April 2 at the clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St.

Music will be provided by the Just Us Duo, featuring Edie Minelli.

Guests can bring their own refreshments. Ice and coffee will be provided. Doughnuts will be served after the 50/50 raffle at about 9:30 p.m.

Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. For reservations, call Dot at (352) 597-0723.

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