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Register now for run and walk at Chinsegut Nature Center


Register now for Chinsegut run and walk

The 14th annual Chinsegut Run and Fun Walk will be Feb. 13 on the Chinsegut Nature Center grounds, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Packet pickup and late registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., the 5K run will start at 8:30 and the 1-mile fun walk will start at 8:35 a.m. The course winds through old-growth longleaf turkey oak forest and oak hammocks. Handcrafted awards will be presented. The entry fee if paid by Friday is $15 for the 5K and $12 for the walk. After Friday, the cost is $20 for the 5K and $15 for the walk. Make checks payable to the Wildlife Foundation of Florida. E-mail, visit or call (352) 754-6722.

Chamber cancels today's social

The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce has canceled today's Business after Business Social at Heron Pointe Health & Rehab. The event will be rescheduled. For information, call the chamber at (352) 796-0697.


Get tickets for Valentine's dance

A Valentine's Day Dinner-Dance will be Feb. 13 at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Ave. Cocktails will be at 5 p.m., dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. and dancing from 7 to 11. Music will be provided by Lulu. The menu choice is chicken soprano with sliced brandy mushrooms or an 8-ounce top sirloin steak with grilled onions and brandy mushrooms. The meal includes garlic mashed potatoes, string beans, salad, rolls, cannoli with whipped cream, coffee and tea. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased by Monday. Call (352) 666-6888.


Service honors WWII chaplains

American Legion Post 186 will present the annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The service honors the four military chaplains, all of different faiths, who died aboard the USS Dorchester, which was torpedoed during World War II on Feb. 3, 1943. For information, call Post 186 chaplain Charles Haig at (352) 597-1210.


The memorial ride for Barton "Bartman" Beck on Saturday is being organized by Milton Gonzalez and other friends of the late biker. An item in Wednesday's Times gave a different organizer. For information, call Gonzalez at (352) 206-0155.

Today's picks

Library hosts Storytime and Toddler Time programs: Toddler Time, for ages 18-35 months, is at 10 a.m.; Storytime, for ages 3-5 years, is at 11 a.m. at Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Southeast Area rally of the Family Motor Coach Association: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hernando County Airport, south of Brooksville. A parade starts at 4 p.m. Day passes are $7 each; three-day passes are $10; children 12 and younger admitted free. (352) 796-0154.

Register now for run and walk at Chinsegut Nature Center 02/03/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 3, 2010 7:12pm]
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