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Fundraising events to benefit the American Cancer Society's Brooksville Relay for Life

BROOKSVILLE

Two Events will benefit cancer relay for life

Two fundraising events are planned in the coming days to benefit the American Cancer Society's Brooksville Relay for Life. The Leopards for Life team will host a spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave.; the cost is $5 per person. A Zumbathon will be from 1 to 3 p.m. April 6 at Gold's Gym, 20126 Cortez Blvd.; the cost is $10, with checks payable to the American Cancer Society. Contact Lisa Stoessel at (813) 949-0291, ext. 5612, or [email protected] The Brooksville Relay will be April 26 and 27 at 6 p.m. at Hernando High School, 700 Bell Ave.

Celebration honors courthouse history

Plans are being made for a celebration to mark the centennial of the Hernando County Courthouse during this year's Founder's Week, Oct. 7 to 13. The celebration committee plans to open the courthouse to the public on Oct. 11 and 12, to view historic displays and enjoy entertainment provided by local artists. Individuals interested in participating or contributing items pertinent to the historical displays or other ideas for the celebration may contact Brenda Frazier, the county's community relations coordinator, at (352) 540-6780.

SPRING HILL

Remembrance services at hospice

HPH Hospice will host Time for Remembrance services at 2 and 6 p.m. April 9 at 12260 Cortez Blvd. Hospice chaplains will lead the hourlong services, with support from the organization's bereavement counselors. Through readings and music, the services will provide an opportunity to remember and honor loved ones who have died. The daytime service will incorporate a dove release, while the evening service will conclude with candlelight. Both services are free. One does not need to have lost a loved one under HPH's care to participate. No reservations are required. For information, call toll-free 1-800-486-8784 or visit hph-hospice.org.

BROOKRIDGE

Group brings you Music of Motown

Brookridge Entertainment will present "Music of Motown and Beyond" with the Sounds of Soul at 7 p.m. April 11 at the Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. This six-member group relives the hits of Motown with songs by the Temptations, Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and the Supremes. Tickets are $20. For information or tickets, call Vivian or Larry Schmitz at (352) 610-4901.

INVERNESS

Event spotlights military academies

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent will host a Military Service Academy Open House from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Inverness City Hall, 212 W Main St. Those attending can learn more about the service academies and eligibility requirements for a congressional nomination. For information, call (352) 689-4684.

Today's picks

YMCA Good Friday service: 9 a.m., Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Free. (352) 688-9622. suncoastymca.org.

Pasco-Hernando Community College open house: 12:30-3:30 p.m., PHCC Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court, Spring Hill. (877) 879-7422. phcc.edu/openhouse.

Fundraising events to benefit the American Cancer Society's Brooksville Relay for Life

03/28/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 28, 2013 7:28pm]
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