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Hometown Hernando for Aug. 1

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Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. Call Hometown Hernando news coordinator Jean Hayes at (352) 848-1438, fax (352) 754-6133, or

High fives

Scott appoints Pearson-Adams, Schneider to PHSC board: Gov. Rick Scott recently announced the appointment of Marilyn Pearson-Adams and Robin Schneider to the District Board of Trustees for Pasco-Hernando State College.

Pearson-Adams, of Brooksville, is president of Century 21 Alliance Realty and a director with the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce and previously served as a board member of the Pasco-Hernando Workforce Board.

Schneider, of Spring Hill, is marketing coordinator at the Medical Center of Trinity. She previously served as president of the Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central and is a 2001 graduate of Leadership Pasco and a 2003 graduate of Leadership Hernando.

Clubs and organizations

Hernando Lions Eyesight Foundation installs new officers: The Hernando County Lions Eyesight Foundation recently installed its 2014-15 officers. Lions district governor Carolyn Lloyd of the Viera Lions Club presided.

New officers include: Louise Germani, president; Ed Hagenbruch, vice president; Vivian Henegar, secretary, and Louise Lunny, treasurer. The foundation provides new eyeglasses and eye exams for needy residents of Hernando County.

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Brooksville Elks celebrate Memorial Day: Brooksville Elks Lodge 2582 celebrated Memorial Day with a dinner, plus music by Mid Life Crisis. Volunteers prepared the meal of barbecued chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, corn on the cob and watermelon.

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HPH Hospice honors veterans on Memorial Day: On Ma 26, HPH Hospice had the honor of thanking 55 veterans who reside at Atria Evergreen Woods in Spring Hill.

The ceremony was organized and facilitated by Sherry and Richard Whitford, HPH Hospice volunteers. Each veteran received a certificate, a star from a retired American flag that was flown over a home in Florida, and a handmade afghan donated by HPH volunteers.

Hometown Hernando for Aug. 1 07/30/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:16pm]
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