Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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


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 Visit

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

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]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Florida education news: Shelter duty, charter schools, teacher pay and more


    ON THE JOB TRAINING: Michael Vasallo learns how to run an evacuation shelter on his 21st day as principal of Dunedin Highland Middle School.

    First year principal Michael Vasallo, right, got called into hurricane shelter duty one month into his job.
  2. Forecast: Sunny skies, warm temperatures to rule across Tampa Bay this week


    After periods of heavy rain in some parts of Tampa Bay over the weekend, the region can expect sunny skies, and warm condition to prevail through the workweek.

    [10Weather WTSP]
  3. PolitiFact Florida: How would Florida fare in Graham-Cassidy health care bill?


    Following a sharp rebuke by late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., hit the airwaves to defend his bill that would undo much of the Affordable Care Act.

    Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La.
  4. Whatever happened to the Zika epidemic?


    Remember Zika?

    The last time Gov. Rick Scott warned Floridians about the potential threat of the mosquito-borne virus was in July, when he urged residents to still be vigilant against bug bites and standing water. At the time, doctors and researchers were bracing for what was supposed to be another active summer …

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are responsible for transmitting Zika. Cases of the virus are down dramatically in Florida.
  5. Pinellas licensing board needs cash. Will the county give it any?

    Local Government

    LARGO –– The grand jury that said Pinellas County should not take over the troubled construction licensing board also said the county should bail out the agency before it goes broke in 2018.

    Pinellas County Commission chair Janet Long isn't keen on the idea of the county loaning money to keep the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board afloat. The county has no say over the independent agency, which could run out of funding in 2018. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]