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Clubs: Aug. 18-27

Brooksville

Hernando Council Senior Citizens No. 1: 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Pinochle is offered from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. The cost is $3, which includes lunch and prizes. Visitors and new members are welcome. Linda, (352) 573-7696.

Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive. After dinner, there will be a speaker. Visitors welcome. Joan Lynch, (352) 686-8180.

Kiwanis Club of the Brooksville Ridge: Breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. Fridays, Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. John Ehlenbeck, john.ehlenbeck@bank ofamerica.com or toll-free 1-888-852-5000, ext. 3720.

Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Richard Trump, secretary, (352) 796-1143.

Spring Hill

AARP Hernando County, Chapter 1026: Noon Aug. 27, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The speaker will be Janet Clymer of HPH Hospice. The cost for lunch is $7.50. The meeting, which includes a complimentary meal, has been rescheduled for Sept. 10. Speakers at that meeting will include Shannon Gardner of Florida Tax Advisors, who will speak on several topics pertinent to seniors, and Kera Evans, an elder law attorney for Florida Tax Advisors, who will address senior issues. The complimentary meal will be provided after the presentation. Nonmembers are welcome; the cost to join the chapter is $4 a year. Registration is required for these meetings. RSVP to Bob, (352) 596-0722, or Joyce, (352) 688-6910. Those registering should be clear on which meeting they are signing up for, if not both.

Hernando County NAACP: General membership meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sterling Hill north club, 411 Sterling Hill Road. Refreshments will be served. Wayman, (352) 442-4242, or Kym, (352) 688-7144.

Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. New members welcome; experience is not necessary. Tessie, (352) 686-4122.

Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Boston Cooker, 5375 Spring Hill Drive. Dinner is available for $12, which includes tax and gratuity. Dana Cutlip, (352) 684-9137. Web site: www.kiwanisnaturecoast.org.

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Scotto's Bistro, 6172 Commercial Way. Lunch is available. Guests are welcome. Bev Reso, (352) 382-2372 or Richard Sanvenero, (352) 688-4858.

Michigan Club: 3:15 p.m. Friday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Dinner will follow at 4 p.m. at Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. George, (352) 688-4198.

Nature Coast Orators Club/Toastmasters: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Oak Hill Hospital (in the room behind the cafeteria), 11375 Cortez Blvd. The group helps improve communication skills, both personally and professionally. Martha, (352) 277-2577, or Abigail, (727) 861-2203.

New Jersey Club: Doors open at 11 a.m., meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. Wine, fruit and cheese will be served. Bingo will follow the meeting. Members are reminded to bring donations for the silent auction, which will be in September. Mary, (352) 666-0533.

Out-N-About Singles: Gather for coffee and conversation, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Dunkin' Donuts, 13179 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for ages 30-60. (352) 797-6116 or e-mail to outnabout singles@hotmail.com.

Rotary Club of Spring Hill: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. Judy Hughes, (352) 597-4853, or Carol McElroy, (352) 684-6840, or Judy Hughes, (352) 597-4853.

Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: Lunch meetings, noon Thursdays, Silverthorn Country Club, 4450 Golf Club Lane. Guests are welcome. Brooks Edwards, (352) 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, (352) 684-0313. Visit the Web site at www.shcrotary.org.

Sons of Italy, Nature Coast Lodge 2502: Annual lodge picnic, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Heather clubhouse, 9000 Nakoma Way, north of Weeki Wachee. Coffee and doughnuts will start at 9 a.m.; the meal will be at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 for members and $8 for guests, which must be purchased in advance. Ann Hopkins, (352) 688-1889; Ida Luciano, (352) 688-1711, or Gene Gesselli, (352) 596-9456.

Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: Meeting, 7 p.m. today, Oak Hill Hospital, Cafeteria Room 2, 11375 Cortez Blvd. The club operates on a 2-meter repeater on 146.805 MHz (no tone) and conducts a SKYWARN Weather Net at 7:15 p.m. and a club net at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, except meeting nights (third Tuesday of the month). Anyone with a ham radio license is welcome participate in both nets. Visit the Web site at www.kf4ixu.org. Ed, (352) 684-7623.

Spring Hill Camera Club: Competition night, 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. Strat, (352) 684-1850. Web: www.springhillcameraclub.org.

Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Drive. Those interested in woodcarving or related activities (painting, burning, mounting) are invited. The group includes novices to masters. Guests of all ages welcome. Membership is open; annual dues are $15. Membership includes a monthly newsletter. George Lytle, (352) 666-5092, or Mike Rice, (352) 683-9087.

Wisconsin Club: Social outing and dinner, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Chili's, 3380 Commercial Way. A trip to the Hard Rock Casino is planned for Aug. 26. The bus will leave from the Sweetbay parking lot at Mariner and Northcliffe boulevards at 11 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. The cost is $13.50 per person. Carol Zellmer, (352) 666-2974. The next meeting will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Annual dues are $8.

WEEKI WACHEE

Chesapeake Bay Club: 1 p.m. Aug. 25, Scotto's Bistro, 6172 Commercial Way. Former residents of Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia are invited. Reed Eagle, (352) 666-1621.

Nature Coast Festival Singers: Rehearsals for the Christmas concerts will be at 7 p.m. Mondays, starting Aug. 31, at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. The chorus is directed by Jim Urbanski; the accompanist is Kathy Hackemer. New singers are welcome; the only requirements are be able to carry a tune and a commitment to the rehearsals. All music will be available for purchase during the first three rehearsals only; after that, no new singers allowed. New singers also have to purchase concert attire. The group will not meet Labor Day. Shirley, (352) 597-2235.

Pasco County

Hudson

Polish-American Social Club: Hawaiian Luau Dinner-Dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner includes ham steak with pineapple sauce or chicken cordon bleu, which will be served from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Dancing to Music by Jeanne from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $12 for members and $14 for nonmembers and guests. Proper dance attire is requested. A full-service bar will be available. To guarantee menu choice, make reservations. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Long Island Club: 11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, parish hall, 5326 Charles St. Coffee and cake before the meeting. Prospective members welcome. (352) 683-3019.

Information for the Clubs column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to (352) 754-6133 or e-mailed to pday@sptimes.com. The deadline for Clubs is seven working days before your meeting or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price, if applicable, or contact person and phone number are missing. Call (352) 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Clubs: Aug. 18-27 08/17/09 [Last modified: Monday, August 17, 2009 7:47pm]

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