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United Way of Hernando County collecting supplies for teachers

COUNTYWIDE

United Way collecting supplies for teachers

United Way of Hernando County will host the fourth annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive for Hernando County teachers from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday. Residents may drop off gift supplies or gift cards at yellow school buses at the following locations: Publix stores at 160 Mariner Blvd., 14371 Spring Hill Drive and 13455 County Line Road, each in Spring Hill; Publix at 19390 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, and 9595 Commercial Way in Weeki Wachee; all Walmart stores in Spring Hill and Brooksville; and Staples, 4210 Commercial Way. Also, drop boxes will be available at all Walgreens and Regions Bank locations for donations. For information, call (352) 688-2026 or visit unitedwayhernando.net.

BROOKSVILLE

Volunteers needed to help people apply for benefits

The Florida Department of Children and Families and Mid-Florida Community Services offers online assistance for benefits including food stamps, Medicaid and cash assistance through Access Florida. Volunteers are available to help with the application process from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays at the Retired Senior and Volunteer Program office, 880 Kennedy Office. Additional volunteers are needed; those interested should be computer-savvy and have a patient and caring demeanor. For information or to volunteer, call (352) 796-8117 or (352) 330-2162, ext. 5518.

Today's meeting

Spring Hill Fire Rescue District, negotiation session, 2 p.m., district headquarters, 3445 Bob Hartung Court, Spring Hill.

Today's picks

Children's Stories and Crafts Program: 11 a.m. for toddlers ages 18-35 months; 11:45 a.m. for children ages 3-5 years, West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Hernando County Sheriff and Florida DEP host "Easy as One" recycling event: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. Visit dep.state.fl.us/easyasone.

Florida Library Youth Program presents Fritzy Brothers-One Man Circus: 10:15 a.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free. (352) 540-6391.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

United Way of Hernando County collecting supplies for teachers 07/29/10 [Last modified: Thursday, July 29, 2010 8:18pm]
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