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Town hall meeting on budget, county services is June 28 at VFW post


Have a say on budget, county services at town Hall meeting

Hernando County Administrator Leonard Sossamon will host a town hall meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 28 at VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive. Residents will have an opportunity to meet the new administrator and comment on the proposed budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. The county is facing a $7 million deficit, and the County Commission is considering various options to balance the budget, including deep cuts in programs and services. Residents are encouraged to contribute their thoughts and ideas about the budget and county services. The commission's next budget workshop will be July 10. For information, call (352) 540-6780.

A wedding gown for $100? Try your luck at Goodwill

Goodwill Industries will present Wedding Gala on Saturday at the Goodwill Superstore at 4750 Commercial Way. Doors open at 6 a.m. Brides-to-be will find about 300 wedding gowns, in sizes from 2 to 26, that have been acquired from boutiques throughout the area. All gowns are new. Prices begin at $100. Funds raised will benefit Goodwill's programs for people with disabilities. For information, visit the website at good


At summer camps, special interests come into play

The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department is offering summer camps throughout the county for youths 14 and younger. Specialty camps are available for sports — including volleyball, basketball and baseball —as well as for cooking and horse riding. Locations, dates and prices vary. To participate in one or more of the camps requires a one-time registration fee of $10, due at the time of registration. A full schedule and registration forms are available online at, or stop by the office at 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Call (352) 754-4031.

Today's picks

Fish and shrimp dinners: 5 to 7 p.m., VFW Post 9236, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. $6-$7.50. (352) 596-9236.

Ghost Tours: 8 to 10 p.m., Hernando Heritage Museum, 601 Museum Court, Brooksville. For ages 16 and older. Reservations required. $20, cash only. (352) 799-0129.

Hernando deaths

Obituaries appear in Section B.

Town hall meeting on budget, county services is June 28 at VFW post

06/14/12 [Last modified: Thursday, June 14, 2012 6:26pm]
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