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United Way of Hernando County continues Stuff the Bus school drive

Countywide

Help teachers by dropping off supplies

The United Way of Hernando County continues its Stuff the Bus school supply drive for Hernando County teachers from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at locations throughout the county.

Residents are encouraged to drop off school supplies or gift cards at one of the bus locations:

• Publix supermarkets at 160 Mariner Blvd. at County Line Road, Spring Hill; 14371 Spring Hill Drive at Barclay Avenue, Spring Hill; 9595 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee; 13455 County Line Road at Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill; and 19390 Cortez Blvd. in Brooksville Square, Brooksville.

• Walmart stores at 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill; and 7305 Broad St., Brooksville.

• Staples, 4210 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

All donations stay in Hernando County. For information, visit unitedwayhernando.net or call (352) 688-2026.

Spring Hill

Road resurfacing projects to begin soon

Selected roads within the Silverthorn community will be resurfaced starting on or about Aug. 8. The project is expected to be completed within two weeks, depending on weather conditions.

During the paving project, traffic will be limited and parking will be prohibited on the roadways under construction. Vehicular traffic will be prohibited on roads undergoing the application of asphalt.

The community center office, Channel 95 and front gate personnel will have information regarding the schedule of road work and closures. Residents can also call the community center at (352) 848-0020.

Brooksville

Learn CPR/AED at enrichment center

A CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) class will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120 in the Medical Arts Building at Brooksville Regional Hospital, 17222 Hospital Blvd.

The class meets the guidelines of the American Heart Association and is designed for professional health care providers, although anyone is welcome to attend.

Upon completion of the course, students will receive a two-year certification card.

The cost is $20. Seating is limited, reservations required. Call (352) 597-8875.

Brooksville

Summer Gun and Knife show coming up

The Hernando Sportsman's Club will host the annual summer Gun and Knife Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St.

The show will feature new, used and antique firearms, knives and related accessories.

Admission is $6; children 16 and younger will be admitted free with an adult.

For more information, visit hernandosportsmansclub.com or call Randie at (352) 799-3605.

Weeki Wachee

Firearms safety class set for Wednesday

The Hernando Sportsman's Club will offer a firearms safety class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the club range, 16121 Commercial Way, north of Weeki Wachee.

The class will teach the basics of firearms safety around the home and the fundamentals of pistol shooting. Practice time on the range is also included.

Completion of the course provides the required documentation to apply for a Florida concealed carry permit.

Registration required. The cost is $50. The class will be offered again Aug. 20. To register, call (352) 597-9931.

United Way of Hernando County continues Stuff the Bus school drive 07/29/11 [Last modified: Friday, July 29, 2011 8:07pm]
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