By TIMES WIRES
Published March 8, 2007
300 PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN FIELD DAY
More than 300 developmentally disabled Citrus County children and adults will compete in a variety of athletic events at 10:15 a.m. April 4 at Crystal River High School. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend as spectators or volunteers. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Homosassa Springs, with assistance from many other volunteer groups and area businesses, the 21st annual Citrus County Field Day provides athletic experiences for students at CREST School and adults at the Key Training Center. In case of rain, the event will be held April 5.
Advisory group to meet Monday
Inverness Middle School will hold its School Advisory Enhancement Council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday. The public is invited.
Registration Rally is set for todayPope John Paul II Catholic School will hold its annual Registration Rally for the 2007-08 school year at 6:30 p.m. today at the school, 4341 W Homosassa Trail, Lecanto. Registration packets will be available at the event. For questions, contact the school at 746-2020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Talk will address Social Security
Parents and guardians of people with disabilities are invited to hear Emily Horton, a benefits specialist and community work incentives coordinator from Abilities of Florida, speak about Social Security at 10 a.m. Friday at the March meeting of Families and Friends of Retarded Adults, or FFRA. The meeting begins at 9 a.m., with social time and a meeting in the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center at the Key Training Center in Lecanto. For information, call Ron Phillips at 382-7819 or Stephanie Hopper at 344-0288.
CFCC scholarships on line at event
Central Florida Community College will host the 11th annual Mr. and Ms. CFCC Scholarship Program at 7 p.m. Friday in the Fine Arts Auditorium at the school's Ocala Campus, 3001 SW College Road. The event, which is sponsored by the CFCC Foundation and the Office of Student Life, provides scholarships to students who embody the "spirit of the college." Candidates must also be involved in campus leadership, community organizations and volunteer experiences. Winners will each receive a $1,250 scholarship, and each runnerup receives $500. The following students are competing in this year's event: Jordan Ackerman, Rebecca Alcorn, Kellyn Brunson, Joe Harding, Tim Hines, Brittany Johnson, Sarah Linn, Matthew Mackenzie, Adam Montagna, Justin Teal, Deena Tularam, Brent Ward and Melissa Wincek. Tickets are available for $3 in the Office of Student Life and at the cashier's window in the Bryant Student Union. Call Marjorie McGee at 854-2322, ext. 1578.
Learn workings of school district
The Citrus County School District is offering another session of the Little Red Schoolhouse Academy, a seven-week series for community members interested in learning about the school district. It will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m. March 27, April 3, 10, 17 and 24, and May 1 and 8. To register, call Pat Lancaster at 726-1931, ext. 2205.
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