Dinner, raffle planned Saturday at fairgrounds
The Hernando County Fair Association's Youth Livestock Committee will host a dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. The dinner includes chili, campfire stew, corn bread, desserts and drinks. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 10 and younger. Raffle tickets are also being sold for $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be done after the dinner; you do not have to be present to win. This is a "Livestock Feed and More" raffle, sponsored by several local feedstores. Numerous items can be won. Tickets are available at the fairgrounds office, at Western Stampede, Brooksville Feed, Ranch Hand and Wagon Wheel. For information, call (352) 796-5442.
Skate park closed for maintenance
The Hernando County Parks Department has closed Stewy's Skate Park for maintenance. The skate park at Pioneer Park, 6799 Pinehurst Drive, is expected to reopen on Saturday. For information, call (352) 754-4154.
Catholic Charities program slots open
The United Way of Hernando County has announced that there are openings in the respite program at Catholic Charities. The program is for people with early stage Alzheimer's disease and other memory loss illnesses, such as stroke, Parkinson's disease or senile dementia. The program offers caregivers short-term relief from their day-to-day responsibilities while providing their loved ones with planned activities. Call Maria Monahan at (352) 686-9897, ext. 22, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hernando County Value Adjustment Board, special magistrate hearings, 8:30 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
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