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Community club events

Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach Club: St. Patrick's Day dinner-dance, March 13. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Dinner includes corned beef and cabbage with all the fixings. Wear green and enter the Green Parade. Entertainment with Irish favorites and oldies will be provided by Vintage. Tickets are $10 for members, $14 for guests. Reservations are required; call Bunni, (352) 688-4976.


General Federations of Women's Clubs/Brooksville Woman's Club: Luncheon at noon and meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, 131 S Main St. The cost is $6 for lunch. The program will be on conservation, presented by Gloria Nadeau. An upcoming Horse Races Game and Hee Haw Auction will be 2 to 5 p.m. March 28; contact Cherry Stettin for details, (352) 799-3801.

German-American Club of Spring Hill: Membership meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St. An "Entertainment from Germany" show will be Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the show and dancing will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Those attending may bring their own beverages. Advance tickets are $10 for members and $20 for guests; tickets purchased at the door are an additional $2 each. Lisa Yaskulski, (352) 688-3744.

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.

Hernando County Civil Air Patrol 301: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 3151 Air Commerce Blvd. The Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the Air Force and an aviation-oriented organization. Cadet training is available for both adults and youth ages 11 to 18. (352) 688-5214.

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, 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 Thursday, Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd., in the private meeting room. This is a repeat of last week's meeting due to interest. The speaker is Jerry Fisher, program specialist for the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, who will present an overview on Alzheimer's disease, including signs and symptoms, stages of the disease, treatments available and the probability of developing Alzheimer's. Firm registration is required due to space limitations. RSVP to Bob, (352) 596-0722, or Joyce, (352) 688-6910.

American Legion Unit 186: Luau Dinner with Elvis, Saturday, 12091 Cortez Blvd. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the Elvis show at 7 p.m. A pork dinner will be served. Luau attire welcome. Tickets are $8 per person. Open to members and their guests only. (352) 597-9995.

Beta Sigma Phi International, Alpha Delta Beta chapter: 7 p.m. Friday, Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. (352) 584-9064 or

Brooksville/Spring Hill Christian Women's Connection: Luncheon, noon to 1:30 p.m. March 10, Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. The feature will be an exhibit of specialty candies with Grandma's Candy Kitchen. The speaker will be Becky Miller from Georgia, who will discuss "Putting Together the Pieces of My Life." The Christian Women's Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. The cost is $13.50; a free nursery is available with advance requests. Reservations are required by Thursday. Dolores, (352) 799-3735, or Barbara, (352) 796-5216.

Grace Presbyterian Women: Women's Gathering, 1 p.m. Monday, fellowship hall, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. There will be a speaker from Mission Haven. The Circle Leaders will host. (352) 683-2082.

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.

Illinois Club of Spring Hill: 1 p.m. Friday, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd. The program will be on crime prevention. Along with monthly meetings, club members participate in activities such as eating at a local restaurant and group travel. All former and current Illinois residents are welcome. Annual dues are $12 per person. Patricia Godfrey, (352) 597-0346.

Italian-American Club of Hernando County: 1 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd. There will be an Italian culture presentation by member Augie Trupia. He will speak about the many dignitaries, celebrities and famous Italians throughout history. Following the meeting, members and guests will play bingo. The annual pizza party is scheduled for April 4. Visitors are welcome; RSVP to Joe, (352) 799-5214, or Theresa, (352) 683-6712. Anyone interested is welcome to join; Italian heritage is not required. Annual dues are $20.

Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: 6 p.m. today, Scotto's Bistro, 6172 Commercial Way. Guests are welcome. Dinner will be available. Meetings are typically at noon Tuesdays, except for the first Tuesday of each month. Dana Cutlip, (352) 684-9137, ext. 202.

Nature Coast Decorative Artists: 9 a.m. Saturday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive. This month's project is painting a floral on a T-shirt, taught by Anna Marshall. This is the local chapter of the National Society of Decorative Painters. Charlene, (352) 596-5561 or Andi, (352) 666-9091.

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.

Nature Coast Republican Women's Network: 6 p.m. March 10, Besta-One Pizza, 13103 Cortez Blvd. The group will discuss important issues facing women and families, as well as raise the level of debate on issues to include the voice of Republican women. Reservations are required by today. Debbie Druzbick, (352) 597-1443.

Nature Coast Telecom Pioneers: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hernando County Senior Citizens Center, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road. A corned beef dinner will be served. Members are reminded to bring their used stamps, community service hours, can tabs, ditty bag items, food for the needy and used greeting cards. Membership is open to anyone interested in serving the community. Ron, (352) 592-9856.

Out-N-About Singles: Gather for coffee and pastries, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Starbucks, 13163 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for ages 30-60. (352) 797-6116 or e-mail to

Rotary Club of Spring Hill: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. 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

Spring Hill Amateur Radio Club: The club operates on a 2-meter repeater on 146.805 MHz (no tone) and conducts a SKYWARN Weather Net at 7:30 p.m. and a club net at 8 p.m. on 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 Ed, (352) 684-7623.

Spring Hill Camera Club: Presentation on composition, 7 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. Topics include leading lines/perspective, rule of thirds, use of color, balance/symmetry/asymmetry, capturing a viewer's attention and bad to good via computer assistance. Strat, (352) 684-1850.

Spring Hill Women's Chorus: 9 a.m. Tuesdays, Forest Glenn Retirement Village, 1431 Friar Tuck Lane, off Osowaw Boulevard. New members welcome. Esther Lamoreaux, 688-6099, or Sandra Termin, 684-7173.

St. Frances Cabrini Council of Catholic Women: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd. The Rev. Anthony Coppola will speak on the topic of "Your Living Will." Prior to the meeting, there will be a Mass and the rosary at 7:30 a.m. The spring craft sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 14 and from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 15. A luncheon and show with Irish comedian Danny Justice will be at noon April 22 in Xavier Hall. Members can bring their spouses. Tickets are $18 and must be purchased by April 10. Lunch will be catered by John Mason. Prizes will be awarded. Call Alice for tickets, (352) 688-4766.

Suncoast Ship Model Society: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Drive. Jim, (352) 592-6419.

Tarpon Coast Fly Fishers of Spring Hill: 6 p.m. today, Kally K's Restaurant, 3383 Commercial Way. There will be a slideshow travelogue of fly fishing presented by member Bill Rhodes. Dinner will be available for those who want it. Roger Maler, or (352) 293-3322.

Wisconsin Club: 2 p.m. Today, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The social dinner will be 1:45 p.m. March 18 at Homosassa Riverside Resort for a river cruise and dinner. It is at 5297 S Cherokee Way, Homosassa. Membership is open to those who have lived or whose spouses have lived in Wisconsin at some time. Annual dues are $8 per person. Carol Zellmer, (352) 666-2974.

Weeki Wachee

After 5 Connection: Designs of Spring Dinner," 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Heather Golf and Country Club, 7406 St. Andrew's Blvd. The speaker will be Rebecca Miller from Donalsonville, Ga. Her topic: "Putting Together Pieces of My Life." The feature will be "Music of Your Life," provided by Mike and Lori Hafer. The cost is $10. Reservations are required by Thursday. Pauline, (352) 688-5687, or Marian, (352) 666-1256. The Spring Hill After 5 connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

Pasco County


Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Dinner will be served from 12:45 to 2 p.m. Music By Jeanne will provide music for dancing from 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tickets are $11 for members and $12 for nonmembers and guests. Proper dance attire is requested. A full-service bar is available. To guarantee menu choice, make reservations. Dolores, (352) 596-4802, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.

New Port Richey

Pasco Billiken Club: 11:13 a.m. Monday, Niko's Place Restaurant and Bar, 6818 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Lunch will follow the meeting. (727) 372-0528.

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 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.

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