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By Times Staff Writer
Published September 2, 2007
Photographer Carol Teal of Spring Hill won second place for the month of June in the photography contest sponsored by BetterPhoto.com.
More than 25,200 entries were submitted for the online contest, which attracted photographers from around the world and featured 10 categories.
Teal's image, "Resort Umbrellas," gave her the second-place win after being submitted in the "monthly theme" category.
All of the winning images can be viewed at www.betterphoto.com/contest/winners/0706.asp
The contest is conducted each month. Categories include nature and landscapes, animals, people, elements of design, digital darkroom, travel and place, flowers, details and macro, catch-all and monthly theme. Judging is done by a panel of professional photographers.
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Andrew Raab, 19, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Raab is pursuing an associate's degree at Pasco-Hernando Community College.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards a total of 400 scholarships annually to students attending institutions of higher education that grant two-year degrees. Recipients are recognized for their academic success and community service.
Raab is a 2006 graduate of the Nature Coast Technical High School and the son of Linda Raab of Spring Hill.
Clubs and Organizations
The Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill invited Jill Lemieux and Jennifer Kreiling as guests at the noon lunch meeting June 26 at the Lake House in Spring Hill.
Lemieux and Kreiling spoke about a new service that their business, Thoughts from the Heart Video Services in Spring Hill, provides.
The video service specializes in "in home" videos. Services include legacy or family videos and insurance videos for a visual recording of all valuables and home furnishings in event of a hurricane or theft.
Also popular are video resumes, will signing videos, soldiers greetings for loved ones serving overseas, mother-to-be videos, and anniversary or birthday videos.
For information, call Lemieux or Kreiling at 684-2307.
The Kiwanis club is always looking for past and new members who want to improve the community where they live and work. For club information, call Beverly Reso at 683-7668 or visit the club's Web site at: www.springhillkiwanis.com.
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St. Frances Cabrini 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly 3022 had its first Flag Day ceremony June 16.
The church's old American flag was retired, and a flag donated by Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite's office was raised in its place. The ceremony was on the parish grounds of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Spring Hill.
The Knights of Columbus color guard and Springstead High School's ROTC unit assisted with the ceremony. Refreshments were served, and more than 65 individuals attended.
Guest speakers included Brown-Waite, Sheriff Richard Nugent, and county Commissioners Jeff Stabins and Rose Rocco. The master of ceremonies was Al Thompson, past grand knight. Opening and closing prayers were provided by Father Richard Jankowski. The ceremony was hosted by John Mazzuca, faithful navigator.
Recreation and Sports
The Hernando Heat Youth Soccer Club, Girls Under-14 team, are the 2006-07 Division III champions. Team members are Monica Vega, Chloe Stratychuck, Brittany Delgado, Ashley Walker, Jacky Alexander, Kaitlyn Duke, Shawna Barber, Paige Cooke, Lizzee Foust, Spencer Valdespino, Silvana Paonessa, Tayler Kuhn, Caitlyn LaLande, Ashley Chevalier and Arianna Medina. The head coach is Shawn Barber, and assistant coaches are Ron Foust and Al Valdespino.