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Roller-skate in Brooksville to help Team Florida speed skaters


Roller-skate your heart out at fundraiser

An Eat-N-Skate fundraiser will be from 5 to 8 p.m. June 13 at Rainbow Rollerland, 1125 W Jefferson St. Admission will be $5, which includes three hours of skating, a hot dog and a drink. House skates will be provided at no additional cost. Funds raised will help Team Florida, a speed-skating team, go to national competitions. For information, call Kathy at (352) 942-7543.

Accessory sale to fund scholarships

The Brooksville Regional Hospital Auxiliary will host an accessory sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday in Conference Room 2, near the cafeteria, at the hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd. The sale will include watches, wallets, handbags, sunglasses and other fashion accessories. Funds raised will benefit the auxiliary's scholarship fund. For information, call Pam at (352) 442-0169.


Interfaith group needs volunteers

People Helping People will have a meeting at 1 p.m. Friday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The meeting is for volunteers and potential volunteers. The discussion will focus on the group's transition to serving free meals every Sunday, as well as an overview of volunteer opportunities. For directions to the church, call (352) 597-1456. People Helping People is a nonprofit, interfaith group that serves free meals to the needy on the second and fourth Sundays at the Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. For information, call (352) 686-4466.

Today's picks

Coin show: 9 4 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Admission and parking are free. Call (352) 678-7769.

Cruising for Critters Poker Run: Register at 9:30 a.m., AAA Auto Club South, 1410 Pinehurst Drive, Spring Hill. Kickstands up at 10 a.m. (352) 683-3446, ext. 2242.

Jerry Gilmore in concert: 6 p.m., Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 596-0080.

Black Educators Caucus annual Marie A. Lawson Scholarship Banquet: 6:30 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $40. Christene Yant, (352) 683-2766.

Evening of Storytelling with Jerry Cowling: 7-9 p.m., Hill House Bed and Breakfast, 406 E Liberty St., Brooksville. Free. (352) 345-4466.

Guns 'n Hoses annual flag football game: 7-10 p.m., Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. $5. (352) 279-7212.

Father's Day Dance with Brookridge Social Dance Group: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Brookridge Community Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $5 at the door. (352) 597-0723.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Roller-skate in Brooksville to help Team Florida speed skaters 06/04/10 [Last modified: Friday, June 4, 2010 6:56pm]
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