Voters may go online to see Sample ballots
The Hernando County Supervisor of Elections Office has sample ballots for the Aug. 14 primary election on its website at hernandovotes.com. Voters can click on "Sample Ballots" on the menu bar near the top of the page. Voters may then enter their last name, birth date and house number to be sent a link to their specific sample ballot. Sample ballots by address (and not voter-specific) can be viewed by clicking on "Where Do I Vote?" The main office for the supervisor of elections is in Room 165 of the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. The branch office, 7443 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill, is closed through Friday for staff training and election preparation, and will reopen July 9. For information, call (352) 754-4125.
Hospice seeks volunteers, plans orientation this month
HPH Hospice is recruiting volunteers and will offer a two-day orientation from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 17 and July 20 at the team office at 12260 Cortez Blvd. Attendance both days is mandatory. Lunch will be provided. A number of volunteer opportunities are available, including patient support and kitchen help at the residential wing of the Sturgill Hospice Care Center. Volunteers may donate as little as four hours every two weeks, or more as their schedules allow. Registration for the orientation is required. Call Anne Clarke at (352) 597-1882.
Caregivers offered a respite
Community Aging and Retirement Services offers a Caregivers Day Off program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive. The program offers a fun, supervised atmosphere for individuals with memory challenges, such as Alzheimer's disease or dementia, while caregivers take some time off. There is no cost for first-time participants; subsequent days are $20. CARES is a nonprofit organization that provides services to meet the needs of older persons and their families in west-central Florida. Contact Dianne at (352) 686-2614 or Chris Powers at (727) 862-9291, exts. 2002 or 2040.
Fairgrounds Flea Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., south of Brooksville. (352) 397-3351, 796-4552.
Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.