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SPCA of Hernando needs shelter volunteers

BROOKSVILLE

Volunteers needed to care for Dogs and cats at SPCA

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/SPCA of Hernando County needs volunteers. Its local shelter, at 9075 Grant St., west of Brooksville, has more than 150 dogs and cats that need care, many that have been abandoned or dropped off due to foreclosures and the economic crisis. Those interested in volunteering can help out as little as one day a week. Call Nancy at (352) 345-8498. For information or directions to the shelter, call (352) 596-7000.

Parking changes while tank is painted

Motorists are reminded that the downtown parking at Brooksville Avenue and Liberty Street will be closed starting Monday while the water tank next to it is painted. Parking also will be closed along part of Liberty, from Brooksville Avenue toward Magnolia Street, and on Brooksville Avenue from Liberty to the southern boundary of the water tank. The work is expected to take about 60 days, depending on weather. For information, visit cityofbrooksville.us, under "Public Notices," or call the Brooksville Department of Public Works at (352) 540-3860.

Elks to host free lunch for Gulf War veterans

Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582 will host a free luncheon for Gulf War veterans at 1 p.m. Nov. 14 at the lodge, 14494 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. Veterans wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Gail Cleaves at (352) 799-4464 or (352) 232-2355 or to Kathy at (352) 799-7083. Reservations must be received by Nov. 10.

Today's picks

'Being of Sound Mind' concludes at Stage West: 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, Forum, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. Box office opens at 1 p.m. (352) 683-5113.

People Helping People offers free dinner for the needy: 4-6 p.m., Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (352) 686-4466.

SPCA of Hernando needs shelter volunteers 10/16/10 [Last modified: Saturday, October 16, 2010 11:12am]
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