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Your news: Hometown Hernando for April 3

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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 jhayes@tampabay.com.

Clubs and organizations

The Pasco-Hernando Community College Foundation recently received a $10,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation for the college's Concept College program.

Concept College is an outreach program for middle and high school students who are economically disadvantaged, minorities, teen parents, disabled, migrants, retrieved dropouts or otherwise nontraditional.

The program is coordinated with the Pasco and Hernando county school districts, which cooperate with PHCC in identifying at-risk students. For information, call (727) 816-3410 or visit phcc.edu/foundation.

Your news: Hometown Hernando for April 3 04/02/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 3:45pm]
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