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World War II veterans can register near Brooksville for national memorial

BROOKSVILLE

WWII Veterans can register for memorial in D.C.

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent's district office is providing assistance to veterans who wish to be registered with the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Starting Friday and continuing through September, World War II veterans can visit the office at 16224 Spring Hill Drive, south of Brooksville between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays for help. Necessary information includes the veteran's name, branch of service and hometown or state where he or she lived at time of entering the service. Optional information includes rank, activities while serving, where the veteran served and any medals or awards received (available on the veteran's DD-214). Call the office at (352) 799-8354. Visit the website at wwiimemorial.com.

SPRING HILL

Garden club seeks volunteers, donations

The Spring Hill Garden Club is in need of volunteers and donations to help maintain the Spring Hill waterfall at the entrance to Spring Hill Drive at Commercial Way. In January, Hernando County Parks and Recreation turned over maintenance of the landmark to the garden club. Donations can be sent to the club at P.O. Box 3504, Spring Hill, FL 34611 (indicate "Waterfall" in the memo section). Volunteers are needed to work Saturday mornings, starting at 9 a.m. For information, call (352) 683-9933 or visit naturecoast botanicalgardens.com.

Today's meeting

Hernando County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Today's picks

Mommy & Me: 9:30-11:30 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. For children 2 to 4 years old and their parents. $40 per year. (352) 796-2096.

Children's Storytime at Library: 10 a.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. For children ages 3 to 5 years. Free. (352) 540-6391.

World War II veterans can register near Brooksville for national memorial 08/30/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 8:46pm]
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