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Environmentalist to speak on projects Thursday

By Times Staff
Published June 21, 2005

LAKE PANASOFFKEE - TOOFAR will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria of Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School, 790 County Road 482 N. Jamie Adams, columnist and environmentalist, will speak. There will be updates on the Lake Pan Restoration and Parsons Point projects. Louise Racine of Citizens Opposed to Rinkers Expansion will present information on CORE. The meeting is free, and the public is invited. Call 726-5004.

County Emergency Management encourages visits to Web site

Citrus County Emergency Management encourages citizens to check out its Web site, for information on wind-resistant structures and wind insurance. Call Charles McCool, Florida Department of Community Affairs at 850 488-3141.

Hospice thrift stores in Inverness and Homosassa seek volunteers

Hospice of Citrus County Thrift and Gift Shoppes in Inverness and Homosassa need volunteers to help with checking in merchandise, greeting customers and sorting and pricing merchandise. Call Judy Knowlton, 527-6613.

Coast Guard Auxiliary to hold five-night boating program

CRYSTAL RIVER - The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-1 will conduct a five-night boating program from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays from June 27 through July 14, excluding July 4. The program, which will qualify attendees for a Florida boater's license, will be held at the Crystal River Buffer Zone Headquarters, 3266 N Sailboat Ave. Call Dick Krause, 726-7318.

Church to distribute free government food

Free government food will be distributed to Citrus County residents from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 29 at the Crystal River Church of God, 2180 NW 12th Ave., or the Inverness Vineyard, 960 S U.S. 41. Bring ID cards and proof of income. Call 726-1480.

Yards and Neighborhoods to offer three workshops

LECANTO - The Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program will offer three more workshops this summer. The rain barrel workshop will be from 2 to 4 p.m. July 13 in the Citrus County Canning Center, 3405 W Southern St. Cost is $20, which includes all materials. Register by July 6. The butterflies and bats workshop will be from 9 to 11 a.m. July 15 at the cannery. Cost is $6. Register by July 8. The bluebird house workshop will be from 6 to 8 p.m. July 26 at the cannery. Cost is $8. Register by July 19. Call 726-2141.

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