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Project will help homeless, low-income families get laundry done for free


Homeless, poor can get free laundry services

Free laundry services will be provided for the homeless and low-income families from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Howell Ave. Laundromat, 957 Howell Ave. The service will be provided by Current of Tampa, a faith-based organization, and its Laundry Love Project. The Laundry Love Project will cover all laundry costs for the four-hour event. One group of project volunteers will be on hand to assist families with washing and drying their laundry, while another group will entertain children. Donations of various items are needed and may be brought to the event, including laundry detergent, quarters (rolls of $10), 1-gallon Ziploc bags, garbage bags, coloring books, crayons, fabric softener and laundry baskets. For information, contact Jason Sowell at (727) 537-9082 or visit

Alliance meeting Thursday

The Hernando County Community Alliance will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Mid Florida Community Services, Children's Advocacy Center Building, 820 Kennedy Blvd. For information, contact Liz Weber at (352) 683-0583 or


Swimming advisory issued

The Hernando County Health Department has issued a swimming advisory, effective immediately, for Rogers Park, 7244 Shoal Line Blvd., and Linda Pedersen Park, 6400 Shoal Line Blvd., effective immediately. Bacteriological test results received Monday indicate the current water quality is in the unacceptable range and may pose an increased risk of disease exposure, especially to very young children, older adults and those who have weakened immune systems. For further information, call Albert C. Gray, environmental manager, at (352) 540-6802.

Today's meetings

Spring Hill Fire Rescue Commission, 9 a.m., 3445 Bob Hartung Court, Spring Hill.

City of Brooksville Firefighters' Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees, 6 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

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