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Spring Hill benefit set for dishwasher killed in hit-run


Benefit set for dishwasher killed by hit-run driver

A benefit fundraiser for the family of Vinny Barnes will be from noon to 10 p.m. Monday at Texas Roadhouse, 12935 Cortez Blvd. Barnes, who was a dishwasher at the restaurant, was killed April 10 in a hit-and-run accident as he walked along U.S. 19. He left behind a 3-year-old son. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of all sales during the fundraiser to the Barnes family. For more information, call the restaurant at (352) 596-2225.

Sheriff, staff to serve dinner to raise money

Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis and his staff will participate in a Tip-a-Cop fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Duke's American Grill, 1320 Commercial Way. The sheriff and staff will serve dinner in exchange for donations. Funds raised will benefit Special Olympics, which provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities or closely related developmental disabilities. For more information, contact Lt. Cinda Moore at (352) 754-6830.

Springstead seeks alumni for reunions

Springstead High School alumni are being sought for two reunions. The class of 1981 is planning its 30-year reunion to be combined with classes from 1979 through 1982, the first four classes at the school when it opened in 1975. The reunion is planned for July 15-17. For details, contact Carla (King) or Ed Audette at (352) 688-4208. Also, the class of 1986 is planning its 25th reunion the weekend of July 29-31 at the Tradewinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach. For details, send e-mail to or, or visit or

Today's picks

Easter egg hunt for St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry: For children ages 9 and younger. 1 p.m., Nature Coast Botanical Gardens, 1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill. Admission is a nonperishable food donation. (352) 688-3331.

'Lost in Yonkers': 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

'Brookridge on Revue': 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., Brookridge. $8. (352) 597-3530.

Spring Hill benefit set for dishwasher killed in hit-run 04/16/11 [Last modified: Saturday, April 16, 2011 9:43am]
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