'Special needs' cats available for adoption
As part of Adopt a Less-Adoptable Pet Month, Home at Last Pet Adoptions will have "special needs" cats and kittens, as well as other felines, available for adoption from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and every Saturday in September at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd. Among pets on hand will be Scarlett, a Siamese kitten with a neurological disorder that causes her to be "wobbly"; and Miss Kitty, a 3-year-old long-haired black and white tuxedo whose leg was crushed and amputated. Pets can be seen online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com and can be brought to one of the adopt-a-thons; appointments can also be set. HALPA is a nonprofit organization; all donations are tax-deductible. For information, call (352) 476-6832.
Impersonators in Elvis showdown
"The Match of the Decade — Kenn 'E' Grube and Bill Lindsey Present Elvis" will be at 7 tonight at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. This is a battle between two Elvis impersonators. Food and beverages will be available. A portion of proceeds will go to Gifts from Home to benefit troops serving overseas. Tickets are $10. For information, call Fred Drury, (352) 593-4010.
Volunteers needed to tidy cemetery
The Spring Hill African-American Cemetery Cleanup is from 8 a.m.-noon today. The cemetery is at 8580 Fort Dade Ave., west of Brooksville. Volunteers are needed for the annual cleanup of the nonprofit community cemetery. Helpers should bring their own tools, such as chippers, brush hogs, machetes, hatchets, axes, rakes, chain saws and lawn mowers. For information, call Alice Walker, (352) 796-1283.
YMCA 9/11 Run to Remember: 7 a.m., Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd. (352) 688-9622.
9-11-01 Memorial Ceremony: 9-11 a.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. The ceremony starts at 9:30 in the memorial garden. (352) 796-0398.
A Starry, Starry Night: 6 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hernando County. $50. (352) 232-0351.
Arc Nature Coast's 17th annual Bowl-A-Thon: 4-6 p.m., Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Bowlers are asked to collect at least $25 in pledges.
Pancake Breakfast and Rummage Sale: 8 a.m.-noon, Brooksville First Presbyterian Church, 250 Bell Ave., Brooksville. Prices vary $5 or less. (352) 796-4228.
Hernando High School's Royale Regiment Marching Band will have a carwash fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 18 at Chick-fil-A, 13143 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Due to wrong information given to the Times, a different date was listed in Friday's edition.
Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.