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Water line work will affect service in parts of Spring Hill


Water line work will affect some areas

Hernando County Utilities has announced water line improvements will be made on County Line Road from 11 p.m. Monday through 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The improvements, which will be made by Pospiech Construction, will require an interruption to service to about 100 customers in the surrounding areas. Those affected have been given "precautionary boil water notices" and are advised to turn off their water heaters during this time to prevent element damage, as well as to shut off their sprinkler systems while their water service is off.

Affected areas include Commercial Way (from Caribbean Drive to County Line Road), County Line Road (from Commercial Way to Dartmouth Avenue), Austin Avenue, Caldwell Street, Callaway Avenue, Hamlet Circle and Darnell Avenue.

For information, call (352) 754-4037.


Vendor space open for Market on Main Street

The next Market on Main Street will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday along Main Street, between Broad and Liberty streets, as well as in the city parking lot next to 31 S Main St.

Vendor spaces (10-by-10-foot) are available to those selling produce, plants and shrubbery, antiques, collectibles, crafts, woodwork, jewelry, candles, baskets, quilts and miscellaneous items. Spaces are $15. Vendors must supply their own tables and chairs.

The monthly market is sponsored by the Brooksville Business Alliance. Call (352) 797-9330. Forms can be printed from the Web site at


Take daughter or best female friend to tea

Aglow Spring Hill Morning Lighthouse invites area women and their daughters (or friends) to a Mother/Daughter Tea that will be at 2 p.m. May 2 at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail.

There will be music, games and testimonies. The cost is $8 per person, which must be prepaid. For reservations or information, call Charlotte at (352) 686-2425 or Loretta at (352) 686-9923.


Learn how to write your personal history

A "Writing Your Personal History" workshop will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon April 22 at the West Hernando/Staffordene T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave.

The free program is for those who have been thinking of writing down their life experiences for themselves or their loved ones, as a type of "family heirloom." The workshop will give creative tips and ideas on how to get started.

Registration is required as seating is limited. Call (352) 540-6392.


Grab this chance to give pets their shots

Florida International Teaching Zoo's veterinary staff will provide a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Tractor Supply, 18741 Cortez Blvd.

Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper/parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots are $14, and dog kennel cough/bordatella shots are $15.

All vaccinations will be administered by the veterinarian. Documentation will be provided.

Proceeds benefit Teaching Zoo programs, including endangered species propagation, veterinary assistance distance learning and elephant survival programs. For information, call Dr. Wilson at (352) 867-7788.


Muscle car club presents spring show

The Sunshine State Muscle Car Club will present the fifth annual Spring Super Show from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19 at its new clubhouse at 29114 Cortez Blvd. (across from 98 Auto Recyclers), east of Brooksville.

This will be a Top 50 trophy, judged show; some of the categories include best engine, best paint, best interior, best muscle car, best truck, ladies choice and best of show. Cash prizes of $50 will be awarded. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 vehicles entered.

Food and drinks will be available. Gerry the DJ will entertain. There will be a silent auction, games, door prizes and raffles.

The cost is $15 for those who preregister and $20 on show day. Contact Frank at (352) 796-1270 or Paul at (352) 238-1156, send e-mail to [email protected], or visit the Web site at


Grab your mother for big dance on her day

Hernando County Recreation is selling tickets for the Mother's Day Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. May 9 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd.

The event is for the whole family or just mother and son. Music will be provided by Exclusive DJ Services. Snacks, drinks and a complimentary photo frame will be provided. Elite Photography will offer a free photo, or bring your own camera.

The event will include the Soul Train, limbo, break dancing and hula contests and other activities. Hawaiian attire is encouraged, as well as casual to semi-formal dress. Awards will be given to the best-dressed family and best dressed theme attire.

Tickets are $10 each and must be purchased in advance. Stop by the recreation office, 305 E Fort Dade Ave., between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or call (352) 754-4031. Payment must be made by check, money order or Visa or MasterCard. No cash will be accepted.


Church organizing free fun event for kids

Spring Hill United Church of Christ will host a Spring Kids' Karnival from 2 to 4 p.m. April 19 at 4244 Mariner Blvd.

This is a free event that will include numerous games, inflatables, face painting, cotton candy and popcorn. Music will be provided by DJKue.

For information, call (352) 683-4870.


Cast a line at charity fishing tournament

A charity fishing tournament to benefit Hernando-Pasco Hospice will cast off Saturday from Bayport. The event, sponsored by the Hogan Law Firm, will begin at 9 a.m. with breakfast provided by Chick-fil-A.

An awards dinner, sponsored by attorney Frank Miller and catered by Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Que, will follow the tournament.

The cost is $100 per angler for those with their own boats, bait and tackle; otherwise, the cost is $500, which includes a boat, bait and guide.

All anglers will receive a gift bag, shirt, breakfast, lunch and dinner. First-place prize is 30 percent of the total registration fees; second place is 20 percent and third place is a local guided fishing trip.

All remaining proceeds will benefit the local hospice. Call Debbie Hogan or Jennifer Rey at (352) 799-8423.


Walk or run to help Jericho Road shelters

The annual 10K/5K/1 Mile Charity Run-Walk to benefit Jericho Road Ministries will be Saturday in River Country. Participants will gather at the entrance off Commercial Way.

Registration will begin at 7 a.m. The 10K starts at 7:30 a.m., the 1-mile walk at 7:45 a.m. and the 5K at 8 a.m. The run/walk will be followed by refreshments and awards presentation.

The entry fee is $20 for pre-race registration and $25 on the day of the race; the cost for children younger than 12 is $3. Event T-shirts are guaranteed to those who preregister.

Awards will be given to the overall individual male and female runners, as well as overall masters (male and female older than 50).

The events is to raise funds for Jericho Road Ministries, which operates a men's shelter and recovery program as well as Mary's House, a shelter/recovery residence for homeless women.

Registration can be done in person at Genesis Health and Fitness, 8411 Balm St.

For information, call (352) 597-9383 or send an e-mail to [email protected]


St. Anthony's to offer Texas Hold'em tourney

Tickets are now available for a Texas Hold'em Tournament that will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Heffernan Hall at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd.

The cost is $50 per person, which includes 5,000 chips and a chance to win prizes.

For information, call the parish office at (352) 796-2096.

Water line work will affect service in parts of Spring Hill 04/11/09 [Last modified: Saturday, April 11, 2009 11:36am]
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