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Spring Hill Rotary Club selling holiday wreaths for fundraiser

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Rotary selling wreaths for the holidays

The Rotary Club of Spring Hill is taking orders now through Nov. 1 for its holiday wreath fundraiser. The wreaths are a 22-inch round mix of noble fir, incense cedar and berried juniper, They come decorated with a plaid bow and pinecones. Orders can be shipped in the continental United States with a gift message. Cost is $37 each and includes shipping. They are delivered to recipients the first two weeks following Thanksgiving. Funds raised support scholarships and youth programs. To place an order or for information, call Carol McElroy at (352) 684-6840.

Submit photos for city's calendar

The city of Brooksville invites amateur and professional photographers of all ages to submit their Hernando County photos for the 2011 Hernando County Community Calendar. Photos can be submitted in 20 categories. Thirteen photographs, one for each month and one for the calendar cover, will be selected based on composition, creativity and relevancy. The top 13 photos will be on display at an exhibit. Photographers will be recognized at the Fall Art Reception at the Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery. Photo categories, search criteria and rules are available at City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., at cityofbrooksville.us. All entries must be received at City Hall by Sept. 24, no exceptions. For information, contact Rhonda Hancock or Lindsay Morgan at (352) 540-3810.

SPRING HILL

Workshop targets seniors finances

The United Way of Hernando County, in partnership with CredAbility, will offer "Facing Financial Challenges," a financial workshop designed to educate seniors facing financial challenges or seeking to improve their financial positions. It will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Topics include making sense of financial planning, parts of a financial plan, options and risks of a reverse mortgage and advantages of a reverse mortgage. No reservations are required. For information, call toll-free 1-800-864-9481, ext. 8368.

Today's meetings

Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority, 4:30 p.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.

City of Brooksville Planning and Zoning Commission, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

Today's picks

Back to Basics: Native plants horticulture class. 10 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4433.

St. Paul the Apostle roast beef dinner: 4-6:30 p.m., United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $7 per adult; $4 per child 11 and younger; $18 per family (two adults, two children), with $3.50 per additional child. Takeouts are an additional 75 cents. (352) 584-3988.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Tampa Bay.

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