Raffle winner will get an Egyptian painting
The Volunteer Auxiliary at Brooksville Regional Hospital is raffling off a genuine framed Egyptian papyrus painting that was donated by Dr. Adel Bishay.
The painting is on display at the hospital gift shop at 17240 Cortez Blvd. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. The winner will be drawn in November.
Funds raised will benefit the scholarship fund. For information, call (352) 544-6117.
PHCC event to honor 1969 student boycott
Pasco-Hernando Community College will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the black student boycott at Hernando High School at 2 p.m. Friday in Rooms B-104 and B-105 at the college's North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
In 1969, black students stayed out of school for five days to protest the band playing Dixie, among other issues.
A panel of former students and educational leaders will lead Friday's symposium to reflect on the causes, effects and lessons learned from the boycott.
Panelists include former HHS assistant principal Lorenzo Hamilton, previous representatives of the NAACP Youth Council, and David Sasser, former president of the student council.
There is no cost to attend. For information, call Imani D. Asukile at (727) 816-3192 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lutheran church hosts harpist on Sunday
A concert featuring internationally acclaimed harpist Jan Jennings will at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Church, 1900 W State Road 44.
Jennings, considered one of the top harpists in the country, has an extensive repertoire of classical, modern, pop and jazz music. She will use her Lyon & Healy concert harp.
The concert is free. For information, call (352) 726-1637.
Sons of Italy will have Columbus Day dinner
The Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502, will host a Columbus Day dinner dance from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive.
Music will be provided by Vintage. A cash bar is available.
Tickets are $20 each. Call (352) 688-1889.
Volunteers needed for cemetery cleanup
The semiannual clean up at Lake Lindsey Cemetery will be from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 17.
Volunteers are needed. The cemetery is across from Eden Baptist Church, 22308 Lake Lindsey Road.
For information, call the church at (352) 796-3855.
"Remember When" fundraiser is Oct. 24
The Alzheimer's Family Organization will present the "Remember When" event of dinner, dancing, raffles and silent auction at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at Black Diamond Country Club, 2600 W Black Diamond Circle.
A catered dinner will be served, with a menu choice of prime rib or grouper. Entertainment will be provided by Mark Zauss.
Tickets are $75 per person or $120 for two. Call Linda LaMaire at (352) 746-6428 or AFO toll-free at 1-888-496-8004.
Shrine Club needs items for yard sale
The Hernando County Shrine Club is seeking donations of sale items for its yard sale, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 30 and 31 at the club, 13400 Montour St., off Sunshine Grove Road.
Donations can include antiques, collectibles, small appliances, housewares, tools, books and other items.
To arrange a time to bring items to the clubhouse, or for a pickup, call Jack at (352) 666-4980 or Fred at (352) 597-1703.