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Veterans serving breakfast Sunday at post in Hernando Beach


Veterans serving breakfast Sunday

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9236 Men's Auxiliary will serve breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the post, 3435 Shoal Line Blvd.

The meal includes eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, biscuits and gravy. The cost is $6.

For information, call (352) 596-9236.


Crafts, bake sale and carwash at church

The annual Women's Craft and Bake Sale at Forest Oaks Lutheran Church will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd.

There will be handmade items for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas available, as well as a clearance table and a raffle to win a hand-stitched, queen-size quilt. Home-baked and canned treats are available. Pastries and coffee will be available for early arrivals.

The church youth will have a fundraiser carwash as well. For information, call (352) 683-9731.

Breakfast benefits Alzheimer's group

A charity breakfast to benefit the Alzheimer's Family Organization will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday at the Spring Hill Moose Family Center, 5214 Mariner Blvd.

Several menu options will be available including eggs cooked to order, Western omelets, pancakes and Texas french toast. The cost is $5 per breakfast. Children 5 and younger can eat free from the children's menu.

The event is sponsored by Women of the Moose Chapter 1765. For information, call (352) 684-6688.

Carwash supports breast cancer walk

The SWAT Team (Strong Women Always Together) will host a carwash from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at Pit Stop, 4279 Mariner Blvd.

The cost is $15 per wash. Funds raised will go to the Breast Cancer 3-Day walk. For information, call Kim Garcia at (352) 428-6368.

NAACP's Freedom Fund Banquet Nov. 7

The Hernando County NAACP Unit 5092 will host the 2009 Centennial Freedom Fund Banquet Nov. 7 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. There will be a social hour at 4 p.m. and the banquet starts at 5 p.m.

The speaker is Jack Packer, a motivational speaker from Oldsmar. He received his graduate degree from UCLA, has been a U.S. Army and Pentagon officer and a history professor and has managed three family-owned companies. Packer is also a certified national historian and is the assistant director and manager of business services at Pinellas Technical Education Center.

Entertainment provided by the Music Makers. There will be door prizes. Tickets are $50 per person. Call Kym at (352) 398-9801, Beverly at (352) 683-0323 or Brenda at (352) 796-4378.


Hospital jewelry fair is Monday, Tuesday

The Brooksville Regional Hospital Auxiliary will host a jewelry fair from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in Conference Room 2 (near the cafeteria) at the hospital, 17240 Cortez Blvd.

The fundraiser will include a large assortment of 10-, 14- and 18-karat yellow and white gold, as well as sterling silver. There will be precious and semiprecious stones set in rings, bracelets and pendants.

A portion of sales will go to the Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. For information, call Pam at (352) 442-0169.

Get help with your resume at PHCC

Pasco-Hernando Community College will host a resume workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Room A251 at the North Campus, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd.

The workshop will include recent trends on how to prepare a resume, and offer tips on targeting a resume to the job market. Those attending should bring a flash drive or other memory device. Assistance will be offered to draft and update resumes.

There is no cost. However, class size is limited and reservations are a must. To register, call (727) TRY-PHCC (879-7422). For information, call Barbara Russo at (352) 797-5174 or e-mail

Women's Outdoor Weekend Nov. 7-8

The Hernando County Recreation Department will host the second WOW — Women's Outdoor Weekend, Nov. 7 and 8 at Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, south of Spring Lake.

The two-day event will include workshops such as knot tying, a low ropes initiative course, reading a compass, outdoor cooking and how to be happy, healthy and vibrant.

The cost is $125, which includes meals, sleeping accommodations and seminars. Visit online at or call (352) 754-4031.

Humane Society is looking for volunteers

The Humane Society of the Nature Coast needs volunteers to help in the following areas:

Cleaning and feeding of dogs or cats, 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily; office/reception desk, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; offsite/event representatives to provide informational brochures and fliers at booth setups, and bring a dog or cat to initiate an adoption. Also, foster care homes to help foster kittens and puppies are needed.

Volunteer orientation will be 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, and again on Nov. 21 and Dec. 19 at the shelter at Wiscon and Mobley roads.

Please RSVP three days prior to an orientation. Call Emilia at the shelter, (352) 796-2711.

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