service honors four chaplains killed in WWII
The annual Four Chaplains Memorial Service will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 1 at Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. Twenty-two organizations will participate in the service, which will start with the American Legion Riders, who will parade from American Legion Post 186 on Cortez Boulevard to the church. The Central High School ROTC will participate. The service honors the four military chaplains (a Methodist minister, a rabbi, a Catholic priest and a Lutheran minister) who died aboard the USS Dorchester, which was torpedoed during World War II on Feb. 3, 1943. Call district and Post 186 chaplain Charles Haig at (352) 597-1210.
Workshop focuses on long-term care
The Spring Hill Enrichment Center will host "Long Term Care — What is Your Plan," an AARP long-term care planning workshop, from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. The workshop will be presented by an AARP-authorized agent from Genworth Financial. There is no cost to attend. To reserve a seat, call the center at (352) 597-6331.
Love antiques? You'll love this fair
The General Federation of Women's Club/Brooksville Woman's Club annual Collectible Antiques and Appraisal Fair will be Feb. 6 and 7 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. Appraisers and vendors selling jewelry, glassware, furniture, art, dolls and toys will be on hand. Door prizes will be awarded, and there will be a silent auction and raffles. Vendor spaces are available. Table rentals are $40 for the two days. Admission will be $5 for adults. Appraisals will be $5 per item. Call Martha Heino at (352) 345-4950 or Joan Sherman at (352) 796-8224.
Meeting considers new crime watch
Royal Highlands residents are invited to a meeting with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office to discuss starting a crime watch for the Royal Highlands neighborhood. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Hernando Association of Realtors, 7321 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. For information, call Deputy Steve Sikalos at (352) 754-6830.
Humane Society ZOOTOO Booster Open House: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Humane Society of the Nature Coast care center, 7200 Mobley Road, at Wiscon Road, Brooksville. 796-2711.
'The Man Who Came for Dinner' concludes at Stage West: 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $18. 683-5113.
Snowflake Dance: 2-6 p.m., SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $8. 686-9874.
Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.