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Salvation Army accepting applications for Thanksgiving baskets


Salvation Army has baskets for Thanksgiving

The Salvation Army will accept applications for its Thanksgiving baskets and Angel Tree program through Friday. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and from 9 a.m. to noon Friday. Applicants cannot apply for Christmas assistance with other agencies. The Salvation Army's Hernando County corps office is at 15464 Cortez Blvd. For inquiries about the required documentation, call (352) 796-1186 during office hours. Also, those interested in becoming red kettle workers from Nov. 9 through Dec. 24 should call and set up an appointment before Oct. 29.


Volunteers needed for holiday event

The Spring Hill Community Association will have its Angels on High holiday event Dec. 7-9 at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Volunteers are needed. A planning meeting will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Lake House. Also, individuals, businesses, organizations and other groups are invited to create and showcase an angel for the holiday event. Angel kits are $40. For details about the planning meeting or angel kits, call (352) 666-4746.


Libraries to close for staff training

All Hernando County branch libraries will be closed Monday for staff development training. Also, all Hernando County tax collector's offices will be closed Monday for training. The offices will reopen Tuesday. For information, call the Hernando County Public Library System at (3520 754-4043 or the Tax Collector's Office at (352) 754-4180.


As part of the sale of the Holy Name Monastery to Saint Leo University, the Benedictine Sisters will pay $1 annual rent to remain in their current quarters until moving into their new facility, which the sisters will own and maintain. An article Friday about the deal was incorrect on the rental and ownership arrangements.

Today's picks

Bark for Life: Registration at 9 a.m.; walk starts at 10 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, 12254 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. $20; $10 per additional dog. Benefits the American Cancer Society. (352) 585-7406.

'From Bowls to Backpacks' fundraiser for Operation HeartFELT: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St, Brooksville. $10, includes bowl and soup. (352) 796-6265, (352) 610-4643.

Louiepalooza benefit: Noon, the Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Benefit for Louie Palma. Donations accepted. (727) 808-5897.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church annual auction: Doors open at noon; the auction starts at 1 p.m. Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way, north of Weeki Wachee. $7. (727) 862-4084.

Brookridge Social Dance hosts Western-themed dance: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $5. (352) 597-0723.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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