fantasy 5 COMES TRUE FOR TWO LOCAL ticKet holders
Two of the three winning tickets in the Florida Lottery's Fantasy 5 drawing Wednesday were purchased in Hernando County. One was purchased at the Hess Express at 100 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill; the other at Publix, 19390 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. The winning numbers were 9-16-17-21-32. Each winner will receive $81,217.41. The third winning ticket was purchased in Ocala.
Prom show offers dinner and prizes
Tickets are available for the "A Passion for Fashion" prom show from 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. The event, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast, will include dinner and a fashion show of prom dresses, suits and tuxedos. The event will give Hernando County high school students a chance to win a variety of prom-related services and items. There will also be a selection of designer dresses available between $40 and $100. Tickets to the show are $15 for students and $10 for adults, or a trade of a homecoming/prom gown. All tickets include a door prize ticket and dinner; student tickets also come with five raffle tickets and a chance to win a prom ticket. For information, call Pat Herrmann at (352) 345-4427 or Rose Rocco at (352) 686-5183.
Feline-friendly Saturdays at Petco
Home at Last Pet Adoptions will host adopt-a-thons from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each Saturday throughout January at Petco, 7223 Coastal Blvd. A variety of cats and kittens will be available. The featured pet this week is 3-month-old Annabelle Lee, an unusual "champagne pink" buff tabby kitten. All pets have been spayed or neutered, have had age-appropriate vaccinations, have tested negative for feline leukemia and feline AIDS, have microchips and have been treated for parasites. Fees vary and are tax-deductible. All pets may be viewed online at halpetadoptions.petfinder.com. Call (352) 476-6832 or send email to [email protected]
Volunteers needed for two hospice facilities
HPH Hospice is recruiting volunteers. Numerous opportunities are available at Hospice House and the Sturgill Hospice Care Center. A two-part orientation will be provided from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 16 and 18 at the HPH office at 12260 Cortez Blvd. Lunch will be provided both days. There is no cost, but registration is required. Call Anne Clarke at (352) 597-1882. HPH Hospice is a nonprofit agency that provides care, comfort and support to individuals and their families who are affected by a life-limiting illness in Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties.
Hernando County Water Awareness Series "Understanding Our Water Agencies": 10 a.m.-noon, Hernando County Utilities Department, 21030 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. Free. (352) 754-4705.
College Connection series presents mental health services seminar: 2 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. Free. (352) 797-5004.