Sponsors needed for brain bowl March 31
The Rotary Club of Spring Hill is seeking sponsors for the 20th annual Rotary of Spring Hill/Kevin Coit Middle School Brain Bowl, which will be March 31 at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics. Sponsorships help provide T-shirts, door prizes, awards and a pizza lunch for the students and their families. The Brain Bowl is an academic competition among all Hernando County public middle schools. Students buzz in to answer math, science, English and geography questions. For information, call Carol McElroy at (352) 684-6840.
Find a pet on Saturdays
Home at Last Pet Adoptions will host adopt-a-thons from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each Saturday in February at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd., in the rear of the store. Although the organization specializes in Siamese, other cats and kittens will be available. All are spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax deductible. View pets online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com. Requests for specific pets to be brought to an adopt-a-thon may be made, and individual appointments may also be scheduled. Call (352) 476-6832 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adoption session offered
An orientation for those interested in learning about adopting children from the foster care system will be offered at 6 p.m. today at Youth and Family Alternatives, 19245 Cortez Blvd. Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting classes, a 10-week program, will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Feb. 22, at the Centers, 2315 U.S. 41 N, Inverness. For information, call Maria Buckley at (352) 277-5860.
Tobacco Free Hernando, 4 p.m., Hernando County Health Department, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill.
'Telling Your Life Stories: Personal History' workshop: 10 a.m.-noon, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4743.
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