Sunday, February 25, 2018
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SPCA needs volunteers at no-kill shelter near Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE

SPCA needs volunteers at no-kill shelter

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Hernando County is in need of volunteers to help at its no-kill shelter at 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville. Those interested may help for as little as one day a week for four hours. The SPCA is a nonprofit organization that does not receive government funding or assistance from any other organizations. Those interested in volunteering are asked to call (352) 596-7000. The shelter is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, except Wednesdays, when the hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit the website at spcahernando1.org or visit the Facebook page (spca of hernando county).

Mentoring program to teach safety skills

The For Each 1 Reach 1 Mentoring Program will host a safety skills program for children ages 4 to 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at the office at 7284 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Arts and crafts will be used to highlight safety skills for children. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Call (352) 556-2768.

Correction

Greg Sheldon is a no-party candidate in the November election in Hernando County Commission District 3. His name was omitted from a list of candidates published in Thursday's edition. Also, the name of Nicholas S. Piccinich, a write-in candidate for sheriff, was omitted from both the list and a story on Thursday.

Today's picks

VFW Post 9236 fish and shrimp dinners: 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Fish $6, shrimp $6.50, combo $7.50. (352) 596-9236.

'50s Sock Hop with Lil Deuce Coupe: 7-10 p.m., Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. $12 per person, includes snacks throughout the evening. (352) 666-4746.

Movie Night in the Park: Showing The Lorax, rated PG, at about 8:30 p.m., Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville. (352) 540-3835. cityofbrooksville.us.

Hernando deaths

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