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Several fundraisers planned in Hernando County for Haiti relief

BROOKSVILLE

Fundraisers planned for earthquake relief

The following charity events are planned to benefit earthquake relief efforts in Haiti:

Partners in Health "Stand With Haiti" fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd. There will be live entertainment by Rock Steady and a silent auction. Wine and cheese will be served. Tickets are $25 per person, with all proceeds going to Partners in Health. Tickets available at the door or in advance at Brooksville Natural Foods, Spring Hill Natural Foods, Red Mule Pub and Westover's Flowers. Call Tricia at (352) 796-3519.

Community Fair, noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 13, Brooksville Healthcare Center, 1114 Chatman Blvd. The event, co-sponsored with Access Health Care, will include health screenings, Haitian foods, activities and games for children, private auction items, live music and more. Funds raised will benefit the relief cause. Brooksville Healthcare Center has partnered with Agape Flights to fly items into Haiti. Donations of nonperishable food items, medical supplies, over-the-counter pain medications, blankets, tents, water and batteries are needed. Call (352) 799-0046, ext. 5317, or contact Gertrude at gseraphin24@gmail.com.

BROOKSVILLE

Hospital Auxiliary will sell jewelry Feb. 12

The Brooksville Regional Hospital Auxiliary will host a jewelry sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Feb. 12 in Conference Room 2 of the hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd.

The sale includes precious and semiprecious stones set in rings, bracelets and necklaces of 10-, 14- and 18-karat gold and sterling silver. Some gold-filled items will be available. Funds will benefit the auxiliary's scholarship fund.

Call Pam at (352) 442-0169.

SPRING HILL

Kiwanis bake sale will benefit kids' charities

The Spring Hill Kiwanis Club will host its semiannual bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13 in front of Sam's Club, 13360 Cortez Blvd.

Funds raised will benefit children's charities in Hernando County. Call Bev Reso at (352) 634-1637.

BROOKSVILLE

Workshop will offer Florida-friendly tips

The Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, Hernando County Utilities and the Southwest Florida Water Management District will offer a Florida-friendly landscaping workshop from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Hernando County Realtors Association, 7231 Sunshine Grove Road.

The keynote speaker will be Pam Brown, who was featured in Yard Work programs on WTSP-TV/CBS for seven years and Pinellas Planting for the Pinellas County Communications cable network for three years. She will discuss "What Your Florida-Friendly Landscape Can Be."

Other speakers include Michael Molligan with the Southwest Florida Water Management District, who will discuss "Interpreting Senate Bill 2080," and Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program coordinator John Korycki, who will discuss "Florida-Family Landscaping in Deed-Restricted Communities." Special guests will include Hernando County Administrator David Hamilton and Swiftmud executive director Lou Kavouras.

The cost is $5. Hernando County Utilities customers who attend may qualify for a rebate on their registration fee (one rebate per household).

Class size is limited. Registration is accepted on a first-paid basis. Checks are to be made payable to the Hernando County Extension Program Account and dropped off or mailed to the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville, FL 34601. Call (352) 754-4433.

PORT RICHEY

Dine and dance for Valentine's Day

The Filipino-American Social Club will host a Valentine's Day Candlelight Dinner-Dance from 4 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Regency Park Civic Center banquet hall, 10240 Regency Park Blvd.

Music will be provided by DJ Willie Matos of Professional-Exclusive DJ Entertainment. An Italian buffet dinner, including gelato ice cream and pastries for dessert, will be catered by Top Shelf Catering of Tampa. An ice carving will be on display.

Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $25 each. Call (352) 382-4015, (352) 397-8303, (352) 666-7686, (727) 992-5492, (352) 597-1475 or (352) 683-0344.

SPRING HILL

Feb. 20 garage sale to benefit Relay for Life

A fundraising garage sale will begin at 8 a.m. Feb. 20 at the Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd.

The event will benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Proceeds will be used to provide the ACS Spring Hill cancer survivors' dinner.

The Spring Hill Relay for Life will be April 16 and 17 at Nature Coast Technical High School. Call (352) 503-6405.

Several fundraisers planned in Hernando County for Haiti relief 02/04/10 [Last modified: Thursday, February 4, 2010 8:12pm]
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