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Participants are needed for the Walk of Life event to benefit the local Catholic Charities' Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services Program.

The event will be 9:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive.

Sponsorship forms are available at Catholic Charities, 1423 Kass Circle, and are to be turned in prior to the walk at the registration table, which will be open at 9 a.m.

The event will include refreshments and prizes. For information, call (352) 686-9897, ext. 22.


Show your appreciation for veterans at parade

The 2008 Veterans Appreciation Parade will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 8 in downtown Brooksville.

The event, presented by the Hernando County Fine Arts Council, will have a parade line-up starting at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind City Hall, 201 Howell Ave.

Although registration is not required to participate in the event, those planning to participate are asked to RSVP to Anna Liisa Covell at (352) 544-0680.


Volunteers needed for Taste of Jazz Festival

Volunteers are still needed for the Hernando County Fine Arts Council's Taste of Jazz Festival on Nov. 1-2 at Weeki Wachee Springs.

Volunteers are needed for: greeters, exit interviews, children's craft area, parking and traffic, raffle and the hospitality tent.

The festival, which attracted more than 4,000 visitors last year, will feature a lineup of Florida jazz musicians, food from a variety of local restaurants, numerous vendors of wearable arts and fine crafts, and children's activities, such as a craft zone and a kids' jazz parade.

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 1 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at the attraction, 6131 Commercial Way. Admission will be $4 (free for children 2 and younger) and parking will be $1 per vehicle. All park amenities will be included, such as the mermaid shows, boat rides and animal shows.

To help out or for information, call (352) 754-4788.


Boot Scootin' country music party on Nov. 1

A Boot Scootin' Saturday will from 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 1 in the High Point Clubhouse.

Country music will be provided by Short Notice. Chili and cornbread will be served at 9 p.m. Prizes will be awarded.

Those attending can bring their own beverages and snacks, and are encouraged to dress as their favorite country or western star.

Tickets are $7 and can be purchased from 9 to 11 a.m. Fridays at the center. For information call (352) 597-1966.


Volunteer sought for Library Advisory panel

The Hernando County Commission is accepting applications from individuals interested in filling an unexpired term on the Library Advisory Committee as an alternate member through Dec. 31.

The committee acts as an advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners on matters pertaining to the county's public library system.

Applications are available in the county administrator's office, Room 460, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Completed applications must be returned to the office no alter than 5 p.m. Oct. 30.

To be considered for this volunteer position, applicants must be residents and registered voters of Hernando County. For information, call (352) 754-4002.