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Hometown Hernando for March 9

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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 [email protected]

More than 600 girls attend Father-Daughter Dance

On Feb. 7 and 8, the Hernando County Recreation Department had its 10th annual Father-Daughter Dance at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Brooksville. More than 600 girls and their dads (and extended dads) attended — so many that the dance now is held over two nights.

Attending the first dance back in 2004 at the age of 8 months old was Shyann Stone, accompanied by her dad, Robert Stone. The two have attended the dance every year since.

The event included food and drinks, games and prizes, and free photos, courtesy of Walgreens in Brooksville.

Other sponsors included: AME International, Walmart Supercenter, Harold's Auto Center, attorney Frank Miller, Dave's Mobile Auto Detailing, Complete Technology Solutions, Wexler Orthodontics, Whiting Insurance, Brooksville Dental Associates, Hungry Howie's Pizza, Gator Printing, Pepsi, Publix and Publix Charities, Chick-fil-A, Lego Matic Construction, Natures Dynamics and Checkers Drive-In Restaurant in Brooksville.

On Feb. 7 and 8, the Hernando County Recreation Department had its 10th annual Father-Daughter Dance at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Brooksville. More than 600 girls and their dads (and extended dads) attended — so many that the dance now is held over two nights.

Attending the first dance back in 2004 at the age of 8 months old was Shyann Stone, accompanied by her dad, Robert Stone. The two have attended the dance every year since.

The event included food and drinks, games and prizes, and free photos, courtesy of Walgreens in Brooksville.

Other sponsors included: AME International, Walmart Supercenter, Harold's Auto Center, attorney Frank Miller, Dave's Mobile Auto Detailing, Complete Technology Solutions, Wexler Orthodontics, Whiting Insurance, Brooksville Dental Associates, Hungry Howie's Pizza, Gator Printing, Pepsi, Publix and Publix Charities, Chick-fil-A, Lego Matic Construction, Natures Dynamics and Checkers Drive-In Restaurant in Brooksville.

Hometown Hernando for March 9 03/07/14 [Last modified: Friday, March 7, 2014 12:43pm]
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