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Spring Hill Garden Club needs volunteers

SPRING HILL

Garden club looking for volunteers

The Spring Hill Garden Club is in need of volunteers to help work in the plant nursery and adjacent Nature Coast Botanical Gardens at 1489 Parker Ave. The nursery is open from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Saturdays, but volunteers can schedule additional time to devote to weeding, planting, propagating, mulching and general gardening activities. The botanical gardens includes 20 themed gardens and is open daily during daylight hours. There is no cost for admission, but donations are appreciated. To volunteer or learn more, call (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoastbotanical gardens.com.

COUNTYWIDE

LifeSouth in need of blood donations

LifeSouth Community Blood Center has an urgent need for blood donations, particularly those with A-negative and O-negative blood types. Also wanted are A-positive donors who can donate platelets, which are in great need. Platelet donations must be done at the center, 12395 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill. Regular blood donations can be done at the center or at bloodmobiles at various locations. Donors must be 16 or older (16-year-olds must have written parental consent) and weigh at least 110 pounds. All donors must present photo identification. For information, call (352) 596-2002.

HERNANDO BEACH

Marine safety group holds sale

Hernando Beach Marine Safety Support group will hold its annual indoor yard sale at 8 a.m. Oct. 9 at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 4340 Calienta St. Donations of sale items can be dropped off from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays at the auxiliary. Pickups can be arranged. For information, call Tom at (352) 597-0003.

Today's picks

'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat': 8 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $15, $8 students. (352) 683-5113. stagewest.net.

Toddler Time/Storytime Preschool Programs: Toddler Time for ages 18-35 months starts at 10:15 a.m., followed by Storytime for ages 3-5 years at 11:15 a.m., West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Corrections

• Pine Grove Elementary School's Title I parents' night will be on Sept. 30 for grades 3-5. A different day was given in a notice in Thursday's Times.

• A carwash to benefit the Foster Parent Association of Hernando will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Luke's Auto Detailing (Wilkerson Auto), 706 Broad St., Brooksville. The fundraiser is spearheaded by Devin Nichols, 12, a student at Gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology. A wrong date was listed in Thursday's Times.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Spring Hill Garden Club needs volunteers 09/16/10 [Last modified: Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:05pm]
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