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Hometown Hernando for July 18

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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

Clubs and organizations

City of Brooksville recognizes businesses: During a recent meeting of the Brooksville City Council, proclamations and certificates of appreciation were presented. In honor of Small Business Week, a proclamation was presented to the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce. The council also recognized new businesses in the city that opened since April of 2013, including Bene's International School of Beauty and the Little Lady Cafe.

County Commission presents resolutions: Hernando County Commissioners presented resolutions during the month of May, for Drug Court Month, National Nurse's Week (May 6-12), Older Americans Month, Small Business Week (May 12-16) and Small Business Day (May 14), Safe Boating Week (May 17-23), and Women's Health Awareness Month.

High Point Lions Club inducts new member: The High Point Lions Club recently inducted its newest member, Tim Hill of Brooksville. Vivian Henegar, club secretary, officiated, and Stephen Peck, vice president, was the designated sponsor.

Lunch Bunch meets: The Spring Hill Lunch Bunch met at the new Thousand Island Cafe in Spring Hill on May 8.

New member Bette Kosatko joined the group for the first time. Also attending were: Don and Ruth Barrett, Doris Bock, Maryann Cusardo, Muriel Hallett, Al Jablonsky, Mary Kight, Edith Lohlian, Nick and Paulette Lovero, Dotti Mack, Caroline Menacher, Pat Pratser, Kathleen and Joe Seyfried, Elli Viets and Sheila Wehrenberg.

Hometown Hernando for July 18 07/17/14 [Last modified: Thursday, July 17, 2014 4:00pm]
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