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Central High School coaches host cheerleading camp

By Times Staff
Published June 28, 2005

BROOKSVILLE - A Central Bears Youth/Middle School Summer Cheerleading Camp will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 11-13 at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway.

The camp is open to children as young as 5 through the eighth grade. Participants will learn motions, jumps, cheers, chants, dances, basic stunting and other moves, and will learn to make the transition from a stunt, jump or dance. A performance for friends and family will be at 4 p.m. on the last day of camp.

There will be a mock tryout and lunch will be provided each day. The cost for the camp is $75 per person. Checks should be made out to Central High School.

The camp will be conducted by the Central High School Cheer and Stunt Team, under the guidance of coaches Ruth Owen and Tracy Anthony.

For information, call coach Owen at Central High School, 797-7020, ext. 213.

Registration open for food managers certification courses

BROOKSVILLE - A food managers certification course and ServSafe certification test will be offered July 12 at the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service, 19490 Oliver St.

The cost of training and the exam is $75; the manual is $40. Training will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by the exam. There is no "exam only" option, and walk-ins will not be admitted.

Certification is required in Florida for food managers of all establishments licensed by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and selected licenses of the Department of Health. All agencies accept the ServSafe certification.

To register or for information, call the Extension office at 754-4433 or the University of Florida toll-free at 1-888-232-8723.

YMCA to provide Special Olympics aquatics training

SPRING HILL - Aquatics training for the Special Olympics has begun this week at the Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd.

Training is provided at 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; participants should arrive 15 minutes early. Additional training might be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturdays.

There is no cost for this training. Participants will be trained for breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, freestyle and relay.

Anyone who can swim and is qualified to be in the Special Olympics is welcome. To register or to find out if you qualify, call John Griffin at 279-0541 or Frances Click at 597-5003 or 238-1005.

Preschool program begins in September; apply now

SPRING HILL - The Hernando County Recreation Department is registering children for its Karousel Kids preschool program, which will begin in September.

The program is for children ages 3 to 5. It will be from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Delta Woods Park, 3400 Deltona Blvd. Children participate in arts and crafts, learning activities, storytelling, playground time and social interaction.

The cost is $75 per month; there is a nonrefundable $10 registration fee per child. Registration and prepayment are required.

For information or to register, call the Recreation Department at 754-4031, or stop by the office at 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville.

United Way program links volunteers with agencies

Volunteer Hernando is a new program of the United Way of Hernando County, whose purpose is to connect volunteers with nonprofit agencies, matching individuals' talents with agencies' needs.

Those interested in becoming a volunteer may receive a placement application by calling Kathy Jones, program coordinator at United Way, at 688-2026.

[Last modified June 28, 2005, 01:46:16]

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