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Rotary/Kevin Coit Middle School Brain Bowl sponsorships available


Brain bowl sponsorships available

Sponsors are needed for the 21st annual Rotary of Spring Hill/Kevin Coit Middle School Brain Bowl, which will be March 16 at Challenger K-8 School of Science and Mathematics. The Brain Bowl is an academic competition among Hernando County's public middle schools, with students answering math, science, English and geography questions. This year's competition will include questions about world affairs and the promotion of worldwide peace. Sponsorships provide T-shirts, door prizes, goody bags, awards and a pizza lunch for the students and their families. For information, call Jim Stewart at (352) 683-3627.


Red Cross offers orientation classes

Those interested in volunteering with the American Red Cross are invited to a disaster services orientation from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the Hernando County Mining Association Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd. Those attending will learn more about the American Red Cross and the volunteer opportunities available in disaster relief operations locally and nationally. Classes offered for volunteers will start with "Client Casework" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Another, "Disaster Assessment Basics," will be 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19. For information or to sign up, call (352) 620-0500.


Carwash to help pay medical bills

A "Hope for Savannah" carwash fundraiser will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at B&B Hobbies, 15926 U.S. 19. Proceeds will help pay the medical expenses for Savannah Young, a local girl who suffers from hypoxia of the brain after nearly drowning in a swimming pool in June 2011, when she was 2 years old. Donations of all amounts are welcome. Donations may also be brought to any Wells Fargo Bank and designated for the "Hope for Savannah" account. For information, call (352) 398-2347 or (504) 616-8797. Visit

Today's picks

Charity Walk/Run With Your Dog: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Anderson Snow Park, 1360 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. $25. (352) 596-1214.

Greek Festival: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St., Brooksville. Admission $1; parking free.

Miss Weeki Wachee Pageant: 6 p.m., Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. Spectator admission is $15. (352) 256-9959.

Junior Service League of Brooksville presents 'Death By Chocolate' murder mystery dinner: Wine tasting at 6:30 p.m.; dinner and show at 7 p.m. Strong Tower Winery, 17810 Forge Drive, Shady Hills. $40 each, $70 per couple or $180 per table of six. (352) 799-4466.

'Judah Ben-Hur': 6:30 p.m., Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville. Offerings accepted. (352) 583-5516.

'A Year with Frog and Toad': 7:30 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $12 for adults; $6 for students. (352) 476-9086.

Rotary/Kevin Coit Middle School Brain Bowl sponsorships available 02/08/13 [Last modified: Friday, February 8, 2013 8:36pm]
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