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Digest

Club to explore black history this Saturday

By TIMES WIRES
Published February 8, 2007


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The African American Club of Hernando will host a Black History program from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. The cost for nonmembers is $5. Call Arthur Gittens at 686-8602.

ARC Nature Coast needs specialists

The Arc Nature Coast is in need of a farrier and a welder to donate their services on the main campus at 5283 Neff Lake Road. The farrier is needed to help shoe and trim horses' hooves for the Arc's POSSE (Promoting Opportunities and Skills with Special Equestrians) program. A welder is needed to make general repairs at the campus. Anyone interested in donating their services can call Nancy Stubbs at 544-2322, ext. 109. Services donated are tax-deductible. The Arc Nature Coast is a nonprofit organization that offers support and services for developmentally disabled county residents and their families.

Scouts campaign to bag hunger

Cub Scout Pack 406 and Boy Scout Troop 406 are participating in the national Good Turn for America "Scouting for Food Drive." Scouts will be distributing bags throughout the area on Saturday ; residents will find the plastic grocery bags hanging on their door knobs. The scouts will collect bags filled with nonperishable food on Feb. 17; those participating are asked to place the bags in a spot where the scouts will see them. The scouts will bring the bags to Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, where the food will be counted and distributed to food banks at area churches and outreach programs. Those who do not receive a bag, but would like to participate, can call 583-4726.

You can find out 'What a Girl Wants'

Tickets are available for the "What a Girl Wants" fashion show to benefit Hernando-Pasco Hospice. The event, sponsored by Fine Lines Boutique, will be at 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The event includes lunch, entertainment and raffle prizes. Along with fashions from Fine Lines, emcee Aliki Gable of Sarasota will showcase her line of hand-painted silk clothes for women sizes 14 and up. Tickets are $30. For information, call 666-8843.

Today's pick

The Vogues to Entertain at Brookridge: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show time at 7 p.m., Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St. Tickets are $15. Barb, 597-4620.

Family, friends and fans pay respects

To think that Scott Charles Bigelow was just a wrestler is wrong, friends say. He was more than "Bam Bam."

A fitting, and practical, tribute

The county's new Emergency Operations Center is dedicated to the late Frank W. Bierwiler, a former sheriff's spokesman.

[Last modified February 7, 2007, 22:04:59]


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