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Visit health fair, drop off old medicines today

SPRING HILL

Visit health fair, drop off old medicines today

The Business and Professional Women of Hernando County will present a Health Fair fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Knights of Columbus Council 6383, 10470 Spring Hill Drive. Also during the event will be the Hernando County Sheriff's Office's Operation Medicine Cabinet, a pharmaceutical takeback program. Residents can bring unused, unwanted or expired prescriptions, controlled substances and over-the-counter medications for safe disposal. The fair includes raffles, entertainment and free health screenings. Funds raised from the event benefit the BPW's scholarship program. Call (352) 556-5248.

BROOKSVILLE

Veterans can learn about benefits

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent will host the annual Veterans Benefit Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Nature Coast Technical High School, 4057 California St., south of Brooksville. The fair will provide information and assistance regarding veterans claims services, education benefits, employment services, housing/social services, medical and other topics.

Volunteers sought for Art in the Park

The Hernando County Fine Arts Council is seeking volunteers for the 27th annual Art in the Park, which will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 1 at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane. Volunteers are needed in the following areas and activities: assisting artists, selling raffle tickets, conducting exit surveys, assisting at the children's activities tent, distributing fliers and putting up posters before the event, cleaning up late Sunday afternoon, directing traffic for parking, and assisting at the hospitality tent. No experience is necessary and all shifts are available. For more, contact Jerry Cowling at (352) 797-0984 or jdcowling@tampabay.rr.com.

Today's picks

Sertoma Spring Bluegrass Festival: Musical performances 1-11 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, east of Brooksville. $30. (352) 754-3082.

Autism Awareness Walk: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, Brooksville.

Festival of Orchids Sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SNPJ Lodge/Suncoast Dance Party Center, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $2 admission. (352) 597-3736.

Masaryktown Bingo Marathon: Doors open at 9 a.m., marathon 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Masaryktown Community Center, 539 Lincoln Ave., Masaryktown. $60 per player, includes dinner. (352) 796-3329.

The Crystals: 2 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College Performing Arts Center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. $15-$20. (727) 816-3707.

Correction

The name of Burvellee "Bev" Cook was misspelled in a story Friday about the MAKOplasty surgical procedure.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Visit health fair, drop off old medicines today 03/25/11 [Last modified: Friday, March 25, 2011 8:29pm]
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