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Standing Tall for Veterans to host Vegas-style Elvis show in Brooksville


Veterans group to host Elvis show

Standing Tall for Veterans Inc. will present a Sgt. Elvis Aaron Presley Vegas Show from 7:30 to 10 p.m. April 17 at Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582, 14494 Cortez Blvd.

The opening act will be Dallas Smith, a Vegas-style comedy magic act. Special guest will be Robin Unger, who will sing the national anthem. The main show will feature Kenn "E" Grube performing as Elvis.

Tickets to the show are $12 each.

Also, a dinner buffet will be available before the show from 5 to 6:30 p.m., for $10 per person. Funds raised will benefit the Fallen Soldier Program scholarships.

For ticket reservations and information, call (352) 596-2582.


Yard sale April 9-10 at Mariner Methodist

Mariner United Methodist Church will host a Church Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and April 10 at the church, 7079 Mariner Blvd.

The sale will include boutique items, clothing, jewelry, linens, household items, shoes, purses, books, furniture, toys, tools and yard items. Food, drinks and baked goods will be available.

For information, call (352) 596-0080.


Nativity Lutheran to hold 'Junktique' sale

Nativity Lutheran Church will host a Junktique and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10 at 6363 Commercial Way. The sale includes garage sale items, antiques, jewelry, furniture, kitchenware, glassware, appliances and more. Refreshments will be available.

For information, call (352) 597-1456 or (352) 592-3454.


Almost time for spring muscle car show

The Sunshine State Muscle Car Club will host the Spring Super Show 2010 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 11 at the clubhouse at 29114 Cortez Blvd., east of Brooksville. Registration closes at noon and awards will be at 3 p.m.

This is a Top 50 judge show, with trophies awarded for best engine, best paint, best interior, best muscle car, best truck, best late model vehicle, best graphics, ladies choice, best of show, club participation and best unfinished.

Food and drinks will be available. Music will be provided by Gerry the DJ. There will be games, door prizes, a silent auction and a 50-50 raffle.

The cost is $15 for those who preregister and $20 on the day of the show. For information, call Frank at (352) 796-1270 or Paul at (352) 238-1156. Visit


Head Start program accepting applications

Mid-Florida Community Services' Head Start Early Childhood Development Pre-School Program will accept applications starting Monday for enrollment for the 2010-11 school year.

The program serves children 3 or 4 years old as of Sept. 1. Head Start also serves children with disabilities.

This is a federally funded, income-eligible program. The items needed to apply include:

• Birth certificate.

• Proof of residency (utility bill).

• Picture ID for parent/guardian.

• Proof of income for parent/guardian for the last 12 months or prior calendar year, whichever is applicable.

• Documentation of child's disability (if applicable).

• Proof of custody (if applicable).

Applications for enrollment will be accepted from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekdays or by appointment at the following Head Start locations:

• 835 School St., Brooksville. Call (352) 754-2464.

• 610 N Jackson St., Wildwood. Call (352) 748-6677.

• 403 S Lincoln St., Bushnell. Call (352) 748-6677.

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