Monday, June 18, 2018
News Roundup

Spring Hill church to host annual Thanksgiving dinner today

SPRING HILL

Church to host annual holiday dinner today

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church will host its 15th annual Thanksgiving dinner today. Delivery of meals to shut-ins and those unable to attend the dinner at the church will begin at 11 a.m. The dinner will be served in Xavier Hall at 1 p.m. The free dinner is open to people unable to provide a meal for themselves, those who will be alone for the holiday and the immediate families of active-duty military members. Volunteers are welcome. The church is at 5030 Mariner Blvd. For more information, call (352) 238-7567 or (352) 238-7666.

SPRING HILL/BROOKSVILLE

Appraiser's offices to shut for training

The Hernando County property appraiser's offices will be closed from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday for training purposes. The offices are in Room 463 of the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville, and in the Westside Government Center, 7525 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. For information, call (352) 754-4190.

COUNTYWIDE

Gifts from Home seeks donations

Gifts from Home, a nonprofit organization that sends packages to troops in Afghanistan, is in need of donations of food items, including crackers, granola/power/cereal bars, peanuts, Slim Jims, beef jerky, drink mixes, trail mix, hard candy (no chocolate or candy bars), tuna fish and fruit roll-ups. Monetary donations are also welcome. For more information or to make a donation, contact Linda Kidwell at (352) 684-4185 or [email protected] bay.rr.com. Donations may also be dropped off at Up 4 Breakfast in Spring Hill, Magnolia Tea Room in Weeki Wachee or Marine Corps League Detachment 708, west of Brooksville.

Clinic urges people to join giving effort

Crescent Community Clinic is asking Hernando County residents to join in a new movement — #GivingTuesday — a national day of giving on Nov. 27. The movement coincides with the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. The nonprofit clinic, at 5244 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, provides primary medical, dental and mental health services for uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 who meet the federal poverty guidelines. Crescent invites those interested in joining the #GivingTuesday movement to make a donation to the clinic. Visit crescentclinic.org or the clinic's Facebook page. Checks may be mailed to Crescent Community Clinic at 5244 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL 34606.

HERNANDO BEACH

Kiwanis Club plans fundraising dinner

The Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill will host a fundraiser buffet dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30 at R Beach, 4054 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. Proceeds will help the club with its Project Pleasant Dreams endeavor, which this year will be a makeover of the bedroom of a 10-year-old girl with sideroblastic anemia who must have treatments every two weeks at All Children's Hospital. The goal is to have the bedroom decorated by Christmas. Tickets for the dinner are $20. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. A cash bar will be available. For more information and tickets, call (352) 684-5788, (727) 804-8808 or (352) 848-4400.

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