GRANT WRITING: Barbara Sweinberg will speak about the basics of grant writing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Hernando County Health Department, Room B, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. The registration fee is $50. Make checks or money orders payable to Communities in Schools of Hernando County and send c/o Tracy Echols, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, FL 34604. RSVPs accepted at Info@CISHernando.org or call (352) 277-3322 for information. Walk-ins will be permitted as long as space is available.
YOUTH INITIATIVE: The Hernando Youth Initiative, a subcommittee of the education committee for the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, will present the fifth annual Summit for Youth and Families, "Engaging in Your Community," from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration at 8 a.m.) Oct. 4 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. The topic will be "Creating a Vision and Action Plans for Hernando 2030." RSVP is required to HernandoYouthInitiative@gmail.com. There is no cost to attend.
Nature Coast Technical High School: Disability Awareness Walk and Roll is 8 a.m. Oct. 20. Race day registration is 6:30 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K is $20, before Oct. 15, after is $25. Registration includes a T-shirt for each registered participant. Proceeds will be used for inclusive settings for students with disabilities, parent and teacher workshops, sibling programs, and summer camp scholarships. For more details, call Janeen Defilippo, (352) 797-7022, ext. 407, or see walk androll.eventbright.com.
PINE GROVE ELEMENTARY: The Title I annual Back to School meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the school. Dinner will be served, and there will be door prizes. For information, call Title I parent educator Nancy Hurst at (352) 797-7090, ext 255.
To reach Top of the Class reporter Paulette Ritchie, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (352) 650-0013.