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Spring Hill Sweetbay sells winning Fantasy 5 ticket

SPRING HILL

Local Sweetbay sells winning Fantasy 5 ticket

One of four winning tickets in Thursday night's Florida Lottery Fantasy 5 drawing was sold in Spring Hill. The ticket was sold at Sweetbay, 4221 Mariner Blvd. The jackpot was $207,772.52, meaning each winner will receive $51,943.13. The winning numbers were 7, 11, 21, 28 and 34. Other winning tickets were sold in Hialeah, Largo and Miami Beach.

Veterans to serve free pancakes

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 will host a free Community Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon today at the post, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Visitors can view the newly dedicated 9/11 Memorial Garden, which includes a piece of slate from the World Trade Center, a tile from the Pentagon, an urn with soil from the Shanksville, Pa., crash site and a shell casing from the USS Cole. There is also a Veterans Memorial Garden honoring past and present veterans. Children are welcome. Call the post at (352) 796-0398.

Women's club hosts benefit breakfast

A benefit pancake breakfast will be from 8:30 to 11 a.m. today at the Hernando County Boys and Girls Club, 5404 Applegate Drive. The breakfast is sponsored by the General Federation of Women's Club, Spring Hill Service League. Tickets are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children. Breakfast includes pancakes, bacon and juice.

COUNTYWIDE

Homeless Coalition seeking donations

The Mid Florida Homeless Coalition is seeking help in its effort to raise $12,000 by Oct. 31 to match funds for a grant received by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. With this grant came a requirement to collect local "matching" dollars. The coalition provides services to those in need in Hernando, Citrus, Sumter and Lake counties. All donations are tax deductible and can be made to the Mid Florida Homeless Coalition Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 1527, Eustis, FL 32727-1527. For information or to schedule a speaker, contact Barbara Wheeler at (352) 860-2308 or mfhc@tampabay.rr.com.

Today's picks

Arc Nature Coast's POSSE to display horsemanship skills: 9 a.m., Sumter Equestrian Center, 6742 WC 476, Bushnell.

Bluegrass and country gospel jam: 2-5 p.m., Faith Fellowship Church, fellowship hall, 19255 Campground Road. (352) 796-6589.

Brookridge Social Dance Oktober Fest: 7:30-10:30 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. $5. (352) 597-0723.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church annual Potluck Auction: Doors open at noon, raffles begin at 1 p.m., Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way, north of Weeki Wachee. $7 at the door. (352) 666-0325.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Spring Hill Sweetbay sells winning Fantasy 5 ticket 10/02/09 [Last modified: Friday, October 2, 2009 5:43pm]
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