Saturday, June 16, 2018
News Roundup

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church needs volunteers for Thanksgiving Day dinner

SPRING HILL

Thanksgiving day dinner at church needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed for St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church's 15th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner. Individuals are needed to help with meal preparations and delivery; people willing to donate or cook an unstuffed turkey are also being sought. Monetary donations are appreciated. Delivery of meals to shut-ins and those unable to attend the dinner at the church will start at 11 a.m. Nov. 22. The dinner will be served in Xavier Hall at the church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., at 1 p.m. The dinner is open to anyone unable to provide a meal for themselves, those who will be alone for the holiday, and to the immediate families of active-duty military members. Help will be needed at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 to cut up turkeys and prepare meals. For information, call (352) 238-7567 or (352) 238-7666.

BROOKSVILLE

Streets to close for 5K run, market

The city of Brooksville has announced that the following streets will be temporarily closed from 5 and 9 a.m. Saturday for Youth and Family Alternatives' 5K Run for New Beginnings: Main, Stockton and Moline streets; Howell, Brooksville, Fort Dade, Bell and North avenues, and Sunset Drive. For information, call the city at (352) 540-3810. Also, Main Street, from Jefferson to Broad streets, will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Market on Main Street. For information about the market, call Lena Castel at (352) 540-9670.

Meeting to encourage grant collaboration

Communities in Schools of Hernando County will host a Hernando Youth Initiative grant collaboration meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville. The purpose of the meeting is to train for and expand a communitywide grant collaboration system. It is not a grant-writing workshop. Grant professionals, fiscal agents, experienced grant writers, grantors and organizational program experts are encouraged to participate. Seating is limited; RSVP to [email protected] or call (352) 277-3322.

Today's picks

Teen Game Night: 5-7 p.m., West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 754-4043.

Hernando Heritage Museum's Haunted House: 7-11 p.m., Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. Free admission; $5 to tour the haunted house. (352) 799-0129.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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