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Workshop offered for people coping with grief during holidays


Workshop offered on grief during holidays

A "Surviving the Holidays" grief workshop will be offered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road.

The seminar is for people facing their first holiday season after the loss of a loved one.

The cost of the workbook is $5. Pre-registration is required. Call Kathy at (352) 596-1388, ext. 224, or register online at


Scavenger hunt event Saturday across city

The Hernando County Recreation Department will host an Amazing Race/Scavenger Hunt through the city of Brooksville from 7 to 8 a.m. Saturday.

Participants should meet at 6:55 a.m. at the steps leading from the parking lot to the Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St.

Pairs will team up and will be given 45 minutes to scour the city and find as many locations as possible. The team that returns first with the most clues will receive a healthy prize pack, as well as recognition.

All ages are welcome; children and teens must participate with a parent or guardian. Participants can come as pairs or singles; singles will be given race mates.

The event is co-sponsored by GIME Fitness. No registration is required. For information, call the Recreation Department at (352) 754-4031, or Kim at (352) 428-6368.


Relay for Life plans variety of events

Spring Hill Relay for Life has scheduled the following events:

• "Bingo for Boobies" fundraiser, 2 p.m. Sunday, beauty salon at the Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road. The cost is $10, which includes bingo cards and markers. There will be raffles, prizes and refreshments. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. For information, call Debra at (352) 683-9009.

• Sponsors are needed for the Spring Hill Relay for Life on March 30 and 31. Business sponsors will be represented at the relay, which will take place at Nature Coast Technical High School. For details, call Cheryl Fazio at (352) 397-5415.

• Donations of hair for Locks of Love will be taken at the Relay for Life on March 30 and 31. A hairdresser will be on site to provide haircuts for those wishing to donate their hair. The minimum length is 10 inches, and the hair can be dyed, but not bleached or highlighted. Donations will be sent to Locks of Love, where it will be made into wigs for cancer patients who have lost their hair due to the side effects of treatment. Visit for details.


Register by Nov. 17 for Thanksgiving dinner

A free Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place.

Along with a turkey dinner with trimmings, the event will include entertainment by Christian comedian/magician Dwayne Hill and an original multimedia production, "Decision Eternity."

The event is free, but registration is required by Nov. 17. RSVP to JoAnn at (352) 345-7285.

The event is sponsored by Christian Life Assembly of God of Spring Hill and JAM "Jesus and Me" Ministry. For information, call (352) 597-1139.

Workshop offered for people coping with grief during holidays 11/08/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 10:27pm]
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