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Swiftmud will review restoration projects


Swiftmud will review restoration projects

Southwest Florida Water Management District's Hernando County Task Force will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Governing Board Room at its district headquarters, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville.

The task force, which is part of the Citrus-Hernando Waterways Restoration Council, will be considering potential restoration projects to enhance fish and wildlife habitats in Hernando County.

For information, call Josie Guillen at 796-7211, ext. 4227.

Value adjustment unit to name magistrates

The Hernando County Value Adjustment Board will have an organization meeting at 3 p.m. Monday in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St.

Proposals will be considered and special magistrates appointed to hear valuation, exemption/classification and tangible personal property petitions.

For more information, call 540-6209.

Committee to review, rank audit proposals

The Auditor Selection Committee for Hernando County government will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the commission chambers at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St.

The committee will review and rank proposals submitted for audit services and make a recommendation to the County Commission.

The purpose of the committee is to assist the Board of County Commissioners in selecting an auditor to conduct the annual external financial audit.

Those with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should call Amy Gillis at 540-6788.

Those hearing impaired should call toll-free 1-800-676-3777.


Vendors wanted for scrubs fashion show

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management is seeking vendors for a Scrubs Fashion Show fundraiser 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Knights of Columbus, 10470 Spring Hill Drive.

The event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Fashions will be provided by LooseEndz Discount Scrubs and Uniforms, with fashions modeled by local physicians and staff members.

Tickets are $30 per person and includes a dinner buffet. There will be a cash bar, raffles and giveaways.

Vendor tables are $250, which includes dinner for one representative and a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Registration deadline is Sept. 1.

For tickets, vendor registration or information, call Diana Brijbag at 597-1960 or Margie Hildreth at 688-5544.

Learn how to keep lawn from going bad

The Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will provide a free class, "Preventing Bad Lawns," at 10 a.m. July 8 at its satellite office in the Forest Oaks Government Center, 7479 Forest Oaks Blvd.

No registration is required, but seating will be limited. For information, call 754-4433.


Jumpstart to Early Learning events slated

The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando counties will host several Jumpstart to Early Learning events for children 5 and younger:

• 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Early Learning Coalition office, 15506 County Line Road, Spring Hill.

• 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 21, Redland Christian Migrant Association, 15029 14th St., Dade City.

• 2 to 5 p.m. July 23, Mid-Florida Community Services/Head Start.

• 9 a.m. to noon July 26, Childhood Development Services, 6740 Commerce Ave., Port Richey.

The free events will include activities and educational experiences for school readiness children (5 and younger), who will each receive a lunch box or backpack filled with items such as books, tissues, crayons, glue and scissors.

Those interested may also visit the mobile outreach van, a library filled with toys, books and teacher resources to promote early learning, which will be at each location.

For information, call Sheila Chambers at 754-5068.

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