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Brown-Waite to cut ribbon for VA clinic
By Times Staff Writer
Published January 11, 2008
U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite will participate in the ribbon cutting for the second expansion of the Brooksville VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic from 9 to 10 a.m. today. The expansion gives another 1,100 square feet to the clinic for additional examination and treatment rooms. The VA clinic is at Pinebrook Medical Center, 14540 Cortez Blvd. For information, call Brown-Waite's office at 799-8354 or call the clinic at 597-8287.
Furniture needed for group homes
The Arc Nature Coast needs bedroom furnishings for group homes. Needed items include twin or single beds, dressers, chest of drawers and night stands. To obtain more information or to arrange a drop-off or pick-up, call Nancy Stubbs at 544-2322, ext. 109. The Arc Nature Coast is a nonprofit organization providing support for developmentally disabled Hernando County residents and their families.
Volleyball for girls 12 and younger
Club Hernando will have an informational meeting for girls 12 and younger interested in playing AAU volleyball. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Parrott Middle School, 19220 Youth Drive. For information, call club director Dena Frye at 398-8341.
Draw butterflies, birds to landscape
Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service will offer a free class, Landscape for Wildlife, at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Forest Oaks Government Center, 7479 Forest Oaks Blvd. Participants will learn which plants will attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife. Seating will be limited. Call 754-4433.
Hernando County Value Adjustment Board, 2 p.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Fabulous Hubcaps concert: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., showtime at 7, Hernando Performing Arts Center, Hernando High School, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. $20. 799-5577.
Florida Championship Wrestling fundraiser: Bell time at 8 p.m., Hernando High, 700 Bell Ave., Brooksville. Admission is $10. 754-6830.
Italian Festival and Market to benefit New Hope Foundation: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Victorious Life Church, 18924 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Free. 835-9512.
Toddler Time and Storytime programs: Toddler Time (for 18-35 months) at 10 a.m., Storytime (for 3-5 years) at 11 a.m., West Hernando/S.T. Foggia Branch Library, 6335 Blackbird Ave., Spring Hill. Free. 540-6391.