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Spring Hill VFW to welcome home National Guard helicopter unit from Iraq


Join VFW in welcoming home unit from Iraq

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209 will host a "Welcome Home Bash" for National Guard Unit 1-244th Assault Helicopter Battalion on July 18. The unit recently returned home from Iraq, and everyone is invited to welcome the unit home. The event will be at 5 p.m. at the post, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. For information, call the post at (352) 796-0398.

9/11 memorial bricks on sale

The Fire Department New York Retirees of Spring Hill are selling brick pavers for the 9/11 memorial that will be on the grounds at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, off Anderson Snow Road. The memorial is being developed by the FDNY Retirees as well as the New York Police Department 10-13 Retirees, Spring Hill Fire Rescue and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2794. The cost is $50 for an engraved brick paver. Each paver includes four lines, with 16 characters per line, for engraving. Checks or money orders are to be made out to the 9-11-2001 Memorial Fund and mailed to P.O. Box 343, Brooksville, FL 34601. For information, call Joe Holland at (352) 686-4401.

Tell us about your child's summer camp experiences

Hey parents, is your child so eager to go to summer camp that he barely sleeps at night? Or would your kid rather stay home alone than go one more day to a certain camp? We want you to tell us about your child's summer camp experience. Tell us everything, including whether or not there is extra care, if you have to pack a lunch or if it's provided, or whether you feel like you are getting your money's worth. Visit fill out the questionnaire on your child's camp experience. Once we have gathered your tales from summer camp, we will share them with readers in the coming weeks. And for more information, tips and dish on parenting, check out Go Momma at

Today's picks

Florida Library Youth Program presents Fritzy Brothers — One Man Circus: 10:15 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. (352) 540-6391.

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

'Messhuggah-Nuns! The Ecumenical Nunsense' opens at Stage West: 8 p.m., 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 683-5113.

Spring Hill VFW to welcome home National Guard helicopter unit from Iraq 07/09/09 [Last modified: Thursday, July 9, 2009 8:30pm]
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