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Hometown Hernando for July 4

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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

Garden club awards: The Timber Pines Garden Club recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to Addison Hilyard, a 2014 graduate of Central High School, and Kirsten Walker, a 2014 graduate of Hernando High School.

Hilyard plans to study integrative animal biology at the University of South Florida.

Walker, who is employed at Cannon Trees in Brooksville, will be attending Pasco-Hernando State College. She wants to be a certified veterinarian assistant and a certified agricultural technician.

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Rotarians volunteer at county fair: Members of the Rotary Club of Brooksville staffed the ticket booths at the recent Hernando County Fair and Youth Livestock Show in Brooksville. Rotarians have been assisting at the annual event for more than five years.

This year's volunteers included: Bambi and Wiley McIlrath, Karen and Ray Stanbro, Deb and Larry Van Fossen, Karen Van Sickle (and her daughter, Elayna), Jim Tremmel and Karen and Joe Nicolai.

Hometown Hernando for July 4 07/02/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 5:45pm]
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