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By TIMES STAFF
Published August 21, 2007
Hernando County Civil Air Patrol 301: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 3151 Air Commerce Blvd. The Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the Air Force and an aviation-oriented organization. Cadet training is available for both adults and youth ages 11 to 18. Deputy Commander Lt. James Angelo, 688-5214.
Hernando Society of Model Engineers: Noon to 1:30 p.m. today, Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. The group has an HO model railroad in the Community Building at the fairgrounds. New members and visitors are welcome. There is no cost to attend. 596-4709.
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive off Croom Road. Guests are welcome. Gerrie Bishop, 754-4204.
Rotary Club of Brooksville: Noon Tuesdays, Brooksville Golf and Country Club at Majestic Oaks, 23446 Links Drive (off Croom Road). Richard Trump, secretary, 796-1143.
Group stays in stitches
Hernando Quilters Guild: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W. Annual dues are $18; the first meeting is free. Members attend workshops and take trips. Bonnie, 686-7348.
Michigan Club: Picnic, 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, first pavilion, Linda Pedersen Park, 6400 Shoal Line Blvd. Those attending are asked to bring their own lunch and beverage. Ron, 684-3999.
Daughters of the British Empire, the War of the Roses Chapter: 1 p.m. Saturday at a member's home. Membership is open to women who are of British or Commonwealth birth, naturalization or proven ancestry, as well as women whose husbands or their parents or grandparents are of British or Commonwealth birth. During the summer, meetings will be at members' homes. In September, meetings will be at Oak Hill Hospital. Call for directions to Saturday's meeting location. Julia Peterson, 688-2848, or Maria Adams, 684-8509.
Hernando County NAACP: General membership meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Wayman, 442-4242, or Evelyn, 684-0340.
Hernando Hills Hi-Lites: Rehearsal, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd. This is a women's a cappella chorus. New members welcome; experience is not necessary. The director is Jeannine Zack. Tessie, 686-4122, or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill: Noon Tuesdays, Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave. Guests are welcome. Beverly Reso, 683-7668.
Nature Coast Orators, International Toastmasters Unit 8122: 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (in the room behind the cafeteria). This group is for those who want to learn about public speaking or become better conversationalists. Bill and Carol Newell, 683-0420.
Out-N-About Singles: Gather for coffee and pastries, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Java Bean, 13157 Cortez Blvd. This is a singles club for ages 30-60. 797-6116 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pasco Christian Homeschooling Association, Hernando Chapter: Family meeting, 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, Family First Assembly, 12435 Spring Hill Drive. This is a nondenominational Christian homeschool support group. Members join together for education support, spiritual support and fellowship. Monthly meetings are on the third Tuesday from August through May. Visit the Web site at www.pchaeagles.com. Cheryl Picerno, email@example.com.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill: 7:45 a.m. Thursdays, IHOP, 3660 Commercial Way. Judy Hughes, 597-4853.
Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central: Lunch meetings, noon Thursdays, Wellington at Seven Hills clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd., off Mariner Boulevard. Guests are welcome. Brooks Edwards, 666-4107, or Josh Kelly, 684-0313. Visit the Web site at www.shcrotary.com.
Singles Unlimited Social Group: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd. This is a singles group for people 55 and older. Meetings are the second and fourth Saturday of each month. The second Saturday is for planning the calendar; the fourth Saturday is strictly social. The club celebrates the month's birthdays with cake and coffee; plays cards and board games; holds ice cream socials, picnics, potlucks, and participates in other activities. New members welcome. Lori, 688-8810, or Frank, 684-1797.
Spring Hill Book Discussion Group: 10 a.m. Aug. 28, Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The book to be discussed is The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy. The book tells the story of love and caste in a tiny river town in tropical southwest India. The novel won the Booker Prize in Britain in 1997. Copies are available at the library. Jeanne Del Vecchio, 754-4866.
Polish-American Social Club: Dinner-dance, Sunday, 7615 New Jersey Ave., Hudson. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. The dinner selection is traditional ham with kielbasy and pierogi, or chicken, which will be served from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Dancing to the Music Blenders from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $11 for members and $12 for nonmembers and guests. To guarantee menu choice, make reservations. Proper dance attire is requested. Full bar service is available. Genia, 683-5360, or Josephine, (727) 862-1520.
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Air Force Association, John C. Meyer Chapter: Noon Sept. 1, Sam Seltzer's Steakhouse, Gulfview Square Mall, U.S. 19. A speaker from Lockheed-Martin will discuss what future Air Force aircraft will be like. The chapter will also present its Veteran of the Year Award and the Chapter Member of the Year Award. Elections will be held. Call Dennis Foley for reservations, 754-6160. Nonmembers and spouses are invited.
Information for the Clubs column should be submitted to Phyllis Day, Hernando Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. Information can be faxed to 754-6133 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org The deadline for Clubs is seven working days before your meeting or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place, ticket price, if applicable, or contact person and phone number are missing. Call 754-6101 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.