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Spring Hill crime watch needs patrollers, dispatchers


Watch group recruiting more patrol members

SHARP Crime Watch needs day and night patrollers and dispatchers. Patrollers are provided with radios and designated areas to patrol. Dispatchers keep close contact with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office and other county offices. The group also will watch residents' homes when they are out of town. Those wishing to volunteer or to learn more about the group can attend a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Meetings are on the second Monday of each month. For information, call (352) 683-5936 or e-mail scrimewatch@


Two-day yard sale offers raffles, too

Citizens Preservation Fund will host a Community Yard Sale Extravaganza from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday at 29034 Wildlife Lane, east of Brooksville. The sale includes a variety of items from horse tack to clothing to furniture. There will be raffles to win prizes. Tickets may be purchased now through the sale. The Citizens Preservation Fund is a group of local residents who started a campaign against the pending 26-acre landfill site on the southern edge of the Croom Tract of the Withlacoochee State Forest. Call (352) 754-1759 or visit citizenspreservation

Charity food group now taking orders

Angel Food Ministries will take food orders on the following days at Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W: 6 to 8 p.m. today, 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Orders can be paid by either cash or food stamps (EBT cards). Online orders will be accepted through July 25 at Angel Food Ministries is a nonprofit, nondenominational organization that provides grocery relief. The cost is $30 per unit, which retails for about $60. Various specialty boxes are available at different prices, such as senior packages, an allergen-free food box and a seafood box. For information, call (352) 799-3452.

Today's picks

A Dog's Night Out: 6-9 p.m., Cuppy's Coffee House, 7635 Horse Lake Road, Brooksville. Proceeds benefit 100 Acre Wood, a nonprofit animal rescue organization. Free. (352) 345-4837.

Children's Stories and Crafts Program: 11 a.m. for toddlers ages 18-35 months and at 11:45 a.m. for children ages 3-5 years, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Cesar Domico the Magician: 10:15-11:15 a.m. Free. Spring Hill Branch Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 540-6391.

Spider Prowl: 8-10 p.m., Chinsegut Nature Center, 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, north of Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-6722.

Hernando Has Talent conducts auditions: 7 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Spectators welcome; admission is $5. Note: Auditions are for those who preregistered only. (352) 848-1411.

Spring Hill crime watch needs patrollers, dispatchers 07/08/10 [Last modified: Thursday, July 8, 2010 9:07pm]
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