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Wear 'cowboy casual' to reception for U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent


Wear 'cowboy casual' attire for Nugent event

The Hernando Republican Party will present a casual evening reception to benefit U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hogan Barn, 25238 Croom Road.

The event will be hosted by Thomas S. Hogan Jr., Debbie Hogan, George Angelaidis and Dave Young. The dress for the event is "cowboy casual."

The suggested contribution is $100 per person. Checks can be made payable to Friends of Rich Nugent. RSVP to Shirley Anderson at (352) 345-3016 or


Food, shelter programs may apply for funding

The United Way of Hernando County is accepting applications from nonprofit agencies for funding to supplement emergency food and shelter programs under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 29.

To qualify for funding, the agencies must be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food and/or shelter programs; and, if a private voluntary organization, it must have a voluntary board.

March 31 is the application deadline. Call the United Way of Hernando County at (352) 688-2026.


Classes teach women agribusiness skills

The Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will offer Annie's Project, a national program developed to empower farm and ranch women to be better business partners. Classes will be offered at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, April 12 through May 17, at the Extension office, 1653 Blaise Drive.

The program helps participants gain entrepreneurial skills to operate their farm. It also helps find new ways to balance demands of family, community and professionalism within the agricultural community. Sessions combine lecture, discussion, individual and small group activities, as well as software training.

Although geared toward women, anyone can participate in the program.

The cost is $40, which includes software, books, food and materials. To register or for information, call (352) 754-4433.


Hear 'Best of the Best' at concert April 10

The fifth annual "Best of the Best" Concert will be from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 10 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave.

The concert, sponsored by the Charlotte Murrin Memorial Suzuki Educational Foundation, will feature former students of the late Charlotte Murrin, and students of the Suzuki method of learning music, who will perform on the violin and cello.

Refreshments will follow the concert.

Tickets are $15, and will be available at the door. All contributions are tax-deductible. For information, call Ken at (352) 688-5808.


Education Foundation puts on evening gala

The Hernando County Education Foundation will present "An Evening of Elegance for Education" April 1 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the dinner and show start at 7 p.m.

While guests dine, entertainment will be provided by Envy Model and Talent, which will include special guest Miss Florida U.S. International. After the show will be dancing.

Tickets are $50 each. Contact Tracy Echols at (352) 277-3322 or

Wear 'cowboy casual' to reception for U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent 03/18/11 [Last modified: Friday, March 18, 2011 6:30pm]
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