Question, offer opinions on county budget
A community meeting on Hernando County's proposed 2010-11 budget is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today at VFW Post 10209, 4736 Edward R. Noll Drive. The director of management and budget, George Zoettlein, along with County Administrator David Hamilton, will present budget proposals and options and will address comments and questions from the audience. An additional meeting is planned for 3 p.m. Wednesday at the East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Drive, Ridge Manor West. Call (352) 540-6780.
Diabetes research benefits from race
Hernando Challenge, an event to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, will start at noon May 22 at Veterans Park on Spring Hill Drive. Registration is at 11 a.m. Hernando Challenge is similar to the reality television show the Amazing Race. Teams of two will solve a set of clues to find checkpoints in various areas throughout the county. The winning team receives $500. Entry fee is $20 per person. Those who register before Saturday through the website will receive a T-shirt. Visit hernandochallenge.com to register or call (352) 684-2198.
How to manage your credit wisely
Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will offer a one-hour class, Credit Management and Awareness, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 25 at the Extension office, 1653 Blaise Drive. The class will explore issues and provide insight on how to improve your financial health. For information or to register for the class, call Scott Taylor at (352) 754-4433.
Quarry Golf Course closes on May 28
Brooksville's Quarry Golf Course and batting cages at 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. will be closed May 28-Nov. 1 for renovations and facility improvements. After work is completed, the city, in conjunction with the Hernando County Enrichment Center, will open the new Emergency Shelter/Enrichment Center/Golf Pro Shop, which will celebrate the history of the mining industry in Hernando County through photos and memorabilia. For information, visit cityofbrooksville.us or call City Hall at (352) 540-3810.
Arc's POSSE Equestrian Special Olympics Preparation Show: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Arc Nature Coast, 5283 Neff Lake Road, east of Brooksville. (352) 544-2322.
Hernando High presents 'Night at the Wax Museum': 7 p.m., Hernando Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. Cost is $7 (free to Hernando County employees with badges). Call (352) 797-7118.
In His Footsteps soup-and-sandwich outreach program: Noon-2 p.m., St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free lunch provided. Call (352) 686-2857.
Library to show 'Young Victoria': 2 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rated PG. Call (352) 540-6374.
Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.