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Walk a mile in high heels at Brooksville event to promote social change

BROOKSVILLE

Walk a mile in high heels for social change

The Dawn Center, in partnership with Shiloh Problem Solvers and youth from the MOST Club, will host Hike in Heels — Walk a Mile in Her Shoes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24 at the practice field across from Star Education Center, 1036 Varsity Drive. Walkers, volunteers, exhibitors and vendors are needed for the event, which is aimed at increasing awareness of sexual violence and promoting social change. Men, women and children are encouraged to participate by walking 1 mile in women's high-heeled shoes. Those who sign up as walkers will be asked to collect pledges. Contact Dawn Easter at the Dawn Center at (352) 592-1288 or deaster@dawncenter.org. Visit www.dawncenter.org.

Community clinic hosts open house

An open house at the Crescent Community Clinic, 656 S Broad St., will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Visitors can meet physicians, tour the clinic, and receive medical and health care information. There will be speakers, and refreshments will be served. The nonprofit clinic serves the needy and uninsured medical needs in the community. For information, call Maureen Soliman at (352) 650-9006. Visit the Web site at www.crescentclinic.org.

Concert honors late teacher

The "Best of the Best" concert will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. today at Chocachatti Elementary School, 4135 California St., south of Brooksville. The concert features former students of the late Charlotte Murrin and includes performances on the violin and cello. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $15 and available at the door; all contributions are tax deductible and benefit the Charlotte Murrin Memorial Suzuki Education Foundation Inc. For information, call Ken at (352) 688-5808.

Ministry offers day of free stuff

Second Chance Restoration Ministries will host a "Free Day" starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at 19235 Cortez Blvd., in the Killingsworth Plaza. Volunteers will be handing out clothing, shoes, toys, electronics and other items to those in need. For information, call (352) 585-6083.

Today's picks

High Point Concordia Chorus presents "Spring Sing": 7 p.m., High Point Clubhouse, 12249 Clubhouse Road, High Point. Donations will be accepted. (352) 592-2147.

Nature Coast Festival Singers spring concert: 3 p.m., Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. An offering will be taken. (352) 556-3428.

People Helping People serves free dinners: 4-6 p.m., Hernando County Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. (352) 573-4178.

Spring Bluegrass Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. $12 for adults, $3 for ages 12-16 and free for ages 11 and younger. (352) 754-3082.

Spring Hill Community Association Wine and Cheese Fundraising Reception: 2-5 p.m., Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave., Spring Hill. $10. (352) 666-4746.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Walk a mile in high heels at Brooksville event to promote social change 03/27/10 [Last modified: Saturday, March 27, 2010 1:26pm]
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