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SHARE food orders taken today at Mariner United Methodist Church



SHARE (Self Help And Resource Exchange) food orders will be taken from 10 a.m. to noon today at Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. Distribution of orders will be on Nov. 20. SHARE food is of equal quality to national grocery chains, but costs about 50 percent less. Special holiday packages are available. The basic SHARE order containing meats, vegetables and fruits costs $20. Other speciality items are available for order, including produce packages, and meat and seafood items. The minimum order is $6. There are no income requirements to participate. For information, call (352) 596-0080.


Beach walk hopes to spur more visits

The United Way of Hernando County will sponsor the Great Visit Florida Beach Walk from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Alfred McKethan/Pine Island Park, 10800 Pine Island Drive. The local event is part of a statewide effort when Floridians rally to celebrate the Sunshine State's 825 miles of sandy shores in 34 beach counties. Individuals and groups can register to walk one mile at Pine Island, and to take photographs along the way to upload on the Internet. All photos will be displayed on For information, call (352) 688-2026.


Expert advice for lawn and garden

Hernando County master gardeners are available to offer free advice to residents regarding their lawn and gardening dilemmas. Gardners are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 1653 Blaise Drive, Brooksville; as well as from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Lowe's, 4780 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Visitors can bring plant or insect samples. Questions can also be called in at (352) 754-4433.


The name of Pine Grove Elementary School was reported incorrectly in Sunday's story about the Red Hat Mamas of High Point.

Today's picks

'Arsenic and Old Lace' opens at Stage West: 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15 adults, $8 students 17 and younger. (352) 683-5113 or

A New Generation hosts 'Standing Firm' 2010 Life Banquet: 7 p.m., Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Family Life Center, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. $10 per person. (352) 544-0911.

People Helping People fundraiser yard sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 2462 Sunset Vista Drive, Aripeka. (352) 686-1820.

Riverhawk Festival kicks off: 6 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Spring Lake. Continues through Sunday. Prices vary. (863) 984-8445 or

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