Seats accessible on airport board
The Hernando Canton Board of Canton Commissioners is accepting applications from individuals absorbed in confined on the newly-created Hernando Canton Brooksville-Tampa Bay Bounded Airport Advisory Committee. There are seven seats to be abounding by volunteer, non-paid members. Five associates will be appointed by canton commissioners, two appointed by the canton administrator.
The purpose of the board is to abetment and accomplish recommendations to the Canton Commission on affairs pertaining to the airport. Associates will serve staggered four-year terms. Affairs will be captivated six times a year at the Hernando Canton Government Centermost in Brooksville.
Applicants charge be affiliation and registered voters in Hernando County. They charge additionally acquire computer acceptance and a basal compassionate of how to use a computer, as all calendar packets and correspondences will be able and broadcast digitally. All associates will be appropriate to accommodate their own claimed laptop for the meetings.
Those absorbed can abide an appliance at hernandocounty.us/departments/departments-a-e/board-of-county-commission/committees. Applications can be acquired by calling the canton administrator’s appointment at (352) 754-4002, or endlessly at the appointment at the Hernando Canton Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville. Applications charge be accustomed no after than 5 p.m. Nov. 2.
Volunteer Fire Corps needs members
Hernando Canton Fire Rescue is accepting applications from those absorbed in acceptable beforehand Fire Corps members.
The Fire Corps’ role is to abutment canton firefighters and added first-responders at high-attendance accessible events, during ample fires and for major, abiding emergencies with tasks such as hydration and rehabilitation. The Fire Corps additionally conducts accessible apprenticeship for accouchement and adults.
Applicants charge be 18 or older, authority a accustomed Florida disciplinarian license, canyon a canton accomplishments analysis and acquire an absorption in allowance people. No above-mentioned firefighting/medical training is needed. Affairs are captivated account and accommodate training. Associates charge be accessible to accommodate abutment 24 hours, seven canicule a week. Uniforms will be supplied.
For an appliance or added details, appointment online at hernandoflfd.samariteam.com/default.aspx or alarm (352) 540-6405.
Driver assurance affairs accessible to seniors
AARP Disciplinarian Assurance Affairs classes are accessible at assorted locations. The amount for anniversary six-hour beforehand is $15 for AARP associates (bring associates card) and $20 for nonmembers. These classes are appointed in November:
• 9 a.m. to apex Nov. 5-6, Salishan Retirement Living, 191 Astaire Lane, Spring Hill. Alarm Lawrence, (352) 304-8363.
• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7, Brooksville Enrichment Center, 17222 Hospital Blvd., Brooksville. Alarm Marge, (352) 678-1533.
• 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, Brookridge Clubhouse, 8150 Hampton St., west of Brooksville. Alarm Pat, (352) 586-2731.
• 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 13, Hernando Canton Mining Affiliation Enrichment Center, 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd., Brooksville. Alarm Bill, (352) 556-3050.
• Apex to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 and 15, Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Alarm Wayne, (352) 597-9590.
• 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Medical Arts Building, Suite 105, Spring Hill. Alarm Marge, (352) 678-1533.
• 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 20, Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail, Spring Hill. Alarm Bill, (352) 556-3050.
• 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Downing Funeral Home, 1214 Wendy Court, Spring Hill. Alarm Dom, (352) 684-2524.
Local amphitheater to present ‘Joseph’
Live Oak Theatre will present the hit musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, weekends Nov. 2-18 at the Carol and Frank Morsani Centermost for the Arts, 21030 Cortez Blvd.
Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with matinees at 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Doors accessible 30 account above-mentioned for dessert, coffee and tea.
Tickets are $20, $5 for ages 13 and adolescent back purchased with an developed ticket. Appointment liveoaktheatre.com, email [email protected] or alarm (352) 593-0027 and leave a message.
Navy’s applesauce accumulation to perform
The U.S. Navy Bandage Commodores will accomplish at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Hernando High School’s Assuming Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave. The concert is free.
The Commodores is the Navy’s arch applesauce ensemble, assuming big bandage applesauce for about 50 years. The accumulation has appeared on TV shows, and performs at above applesauce festivals, tours beyond the U.S. and abroad. The stop in Brooksville is allotment of the band’s 2018 bout that includes stops in 19 cities in four states.
Night Ranger to banderole Freedom Fest
The Freedom Fest Florida “Let Freedom Sing!” will be captivated Nov. 10 and 11 at Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, east of Brooksville. Gates accessible at 11 a.m. anniversary day.
The two-day festival, provided by SSL Talent and Production, in affiliation with Jane’s World Entertainment, will affection a abounding calendar of agreeable entertainment, added than 150 vendors and added than 15 aliment trucks, as able-bodied as brief camping.
Night Ranger, accustomed for hits such as Sister Christian, will banderole on Saturday; added performers accommodate Robby Steinhardt, an aboriginal affiliate of Kansas, assuming the group’s hits; Diary of an OzzMan; Corky Lang’s Mountain; Broken Hearts (Tom Petty accolade band); and Stonegrey. Sunday’s calendar includes Morgan Wallen, Jimmie Allen, the Alter Eagles, Southern Rumble, John Hindman, Ally Venable and Randy McNeeley.
Advanced accustomed acceptance tickets are $20-$25 and $35 at the gate; weekend passes are $35-$45 in advance, $70 at the gate. VIP tickets are $150 for one day or $250 for both, and includes VIP seating, VIP breadth with adulatory food, beer, wine and swag bag, as able-bodied as opportunities for accommodated and accost with artists. Camping is available.
The accident will account the nonprofit Wreaths Beyond America, to put wreaths at veterans’ graves at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. For advice or tickets, appointment the website at freedomfestfl.com or alarm (727) 401-4345.
Kayak barrage completed at park
Construction has been completed on the new kayak barrage at Linda Pedersen Park, 6300 Shoal Band Blvd. This new arrangement makes ablution and advancing safe, accessible and dry, alike as baptize levels change. The anchored berth is at the parking lot akin and connects to an aluminum access that leads to a amphibian berth and kayak launch.
Linda Pedersen Park is one of two chargeless kayak launches for the Bayport-Linda Pedersen Paddling Trail. This about five-mile ambagious canal additionally can be accessed at Bayport Park. Signs acutely mark ambit and direction. While kayaking, canoeing or paddle-boarding this breathtaking aisle through Jenkins Creek, with a abbreviate adventure to Redfish Bayou, you will be absorbed in a vibrant, flat branch home to a array of wildlife.
Contact the Hernando Canton Waterways Department at (352) 754-4060 for added information.
Orchid bargain set for Nov. 17
The Nature Coast Acclaim Society will host its anniversary bargain from apex to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at VFW Column 8681, 18940 Drayton St., at Canton Band Road. Doors accessible at 11:30 a.m. for preview.
There will be a advanced alternative of orchids and acclaim aliment on duke for bidding. Credit cards will be accepted. There is no amount for admission. For information, alarm (218) 556-1855.
Firehouse hosts pizza cook-off
Hernando Canton Fire Rescue invites the association to its Halloween Pizza Cook-Off and Accessible House from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Station #3, 13240 Spring Hill Drive.
Reigning champion, Canton Commissioner Jeff Holcomb, who won the 2015 Lasagna Challenge, will accompany Fire Chief Scott Hechler and adolescent firefighters in this comestible antagonism for the coveted appellation of “Master Firehouse Chef.” Deep-dish, thin-crust, all the way or veggie only, their abruptness recipes will be advised via abstruse election by assemblage called to aftertaste analysis the pizzas.
Visitors are encouraged to appear in Halloween apparel to adore pizza, added aliment donated and able by the Hernando Canton Professional Firefighters Bounded Union 3760 members, kid’s activities including the Fire Assurance House, bonbon and more.
Intersection improvements continue
Hernando Canton Department of Accessible Works appear a allocation of Forest Oaks will be bankrupt through Nov. 2 while improvements are fabricated at the Forest Oaks Boulevard and Deltona Boulevard intersection. The assignment began Oct. 15 and will abide through Nov. 2, and is actuality done by Florida Assurance Contractors, Inc.
Forest Oaks Boulevard is bankrupt from Deltona to Bob Hartung Court. The detour directs cartage about the architecture breadth to Deltona Boulevard via Andypella Drive and Philatelic Drive. Improvements include: relocating a baptize line, convalescent about-face lanes for larboard turns, abacus new sidewalks forth Deltona Boulevard, aflame artery name signs, and abacus two crosswalks beyond Deltona and one beyond Patio Court.
The activity is accustomed to be completed by July 2019. For added information, acquaintance the Department of Accessible Works at (352) 754-4060.
Coin Club hosts coin, bill show
The West Hernando Bread Club will host its Bread and Bill Appearance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 17 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive.
The appearance will accommodate added than 40 tables and added than 20 dealers. Bill can be purchased, awash and appraised. There will be gold, silver, adopted coins, stamps and collectibles. Aliment and beverages will be available. Acceptance and parking are free. There will be alternate aperture prizes and a cartoon to win a argent eagle. For information, alarm (352) 587-3344 or email to [email protected]
Nonpartisan accumulation gathers monthly
Hernando 4 Liberty will accumulate Nov. 1 at the Press Box, 7385 Spring Hill Drive. The accumulation eats feast at 5 p.m., again begins its affair at 6 p.m.
This is a accumulation of citizens that keeps an eye on canton government, and is accessible to absolute and no-political-affiliation voters, as able-bodied as Democrats and Republicans. Affairs will be on the aboriginal Thursday of anniversary month. For information, alarm (352) 610-9544.
Wellington hosts anniversary ability show
The eighth anniversary Wellington Affiliation Ability Appearance will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Wellington Clubhouse, 400 Wexford Blvd.
The appearance will accommodate abundant items such as crafts, basketry, embroidery, covering goods, Christmas ornaments, greeting cards and jewelry. Baked appurtenances will be available. For information, email to [email protected]
NAMI hosts account bowling
The National Alliance on Mental Illness/NAMI Hernando hosts bowling outings at 2 p.m. Sundays at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Commercial Way. For details, acquaintance David Phillipsen at (352) 610-9544.
Museum, history centermost now open
The Spring Basin Museum and History Centermost (the “rock building”) will be accessible from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at 4184 Spring Basin Highway. It will be accessible on the additional and fourth Saturdays of anniversary month.
The centermost offers celebrated artifacts and photos, bounded ancestors history and photos, academy and basin histories, articulate history videos and added items.
Admission is free. For information, alarm (352) 796-4704.
Youth orra seeks musicians
The Hernando Adolescence Orra has spaces accessible for adolescent musicians, ages 6 to 18. Developed advisers are needed.
The orra rehearses from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sundays at the Heather Association Center, 9100 Nakoma Way. Instruments can be provided, as able-bodied as violin and cello lessons, if needed. Instruments accessible to accommodation accommodate strings, brasses and woodwinds.
To apprentice more, appointment the website at hernandoyouthorra.org.
VENDORS ARE NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING EVENTS
• Vendors are bare for Springstead High School’s flea markets, which will booty abode from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27, and Nov. 10 in the parking lot of the school’s theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. Bell-ringer spaces are $10 and accommodate two parking spaces. For information, alarm Greg at (352) 683-3528.
• Artisans and crafters are bare for the anniversary Canterbury Anniversary from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. No aliment vendors needed. Outside berth spaces (12 by 12 feet) are $20. For information, alarm Debbie at (352) 683-2010 or accelerate email to [email protected]
• Crafters are bare for the Ridge Manor Association United Methodist Church’s anniversary Fall Anniversary from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at the church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor. Ability bell-ringer spaces are free, although donations are welcome. Vendors charge accommodate their own table and adumbration awning. Set up charge be complete by 9 a.m. The borderline to annals is Oct. 29. The anniversary will accommodate aliment and family-friendly activities. For information, alarm Nancy Poe at (352) 608-4022.
• Artists, crafters and aliment vendors are bare for the Feast of Mother Cabrini, to be captivated 4 to 10 p.m. Nov. 8; 4 p.m. to midnight Nov. 9; apex to midnight Nov. 10, and apex to 11 p.m. Nov. 11 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. The four-day, family-friendly accident will action food, entertainment, rides, contests, amateur and added activities. Alarm (352) 683-9666 or email [email protected]
• Vendors are bare for Powell Middle School’s anniversary Holiday Ability Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the school, 4100 Barclay Road, Brooksville. Bell-ringer spaces are 10 by 10 anxiety for $25. For information, email [email protected]
• Vendors are bare for Clover Leaf Farm’s Women’s Social Club Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Heather House, 900 N Broad St., Brooksville. Table rentals are $10 (banquet) and $7.50 (card) for residents; $15 (banquet) and $10 (card) for non-residents. Bell-ringer borderline is Nov. 15. Alarm (802) 309-5877.
• Vendors/exhibitors and sponsors are bare for Abode for Humanity’s additional anniversary Charity Golf Tournament Jan. 12, 2019 at World Woods Golf Club, 17590 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Brooksville. Registration is at 7 a.m., tee off at 9 a.m. Vendor/exhibitor spaces are $75, charge accompany your own table, chairs and tent. Sponsorship levels include: hole-in-one (title sponsor), $2,500; accountability (breakfast/lunch/beverage barrow sponsor), $1,500; hawkeye (hole sponsor), $1,000; baboon (entry way sponsor), $500, and abode ahead humanity, $100. For information, appointment habitathernando.org or alarm (352) 754-1159.
SBA closes Pasco accretion office
The Baby Business Affiliation has bankrupt its Business Recover Centermost in New Port Richey that was set up to abetment businesses impacted by the Red Tide algae bloom.
Eligible businesses that authorize for bread-and-er abrasion loans can still apply; the filing borderline is June 4, 2019. Applicants may administer online application the Electronic Accommodation Appliance at disasterloan.sba.gov. For those adulatory for abetment in-person, the aing acting accretion centermost is in Clearwater at the Epicenter, 13805 58th St. N, Suite 2-200 (open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays). Applications and affairs advice are accessible by calling 1-800-659-2955 (hearing-impaired can alarm 1-800-877-8339), or by emailing to [email protected]
Medication take-back sites offered
As allotment of National Booty Back Day, the Pasco Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention will acquire two sites accessible from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 to accompany bare or asleep medications:
• Gulf View Square Mail, overflow parking area, 9409 U.S. 19, Port Richey.
• The Shops at Wiregrass, below parking garage, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel.
Representatives will acquire asleep or exceptionable decree and over-the-counter medicines, as able-bodied as veterinary medications, vitamins and herbals. Nothing aciculate will be accepted, and no claimed advice will be requested.
County sites listed for blow donations
Pasco Canton Government is auspicious anyone who would like to accord aliment to Blow Michael victims to do so through its accomplice agencies, Goodwill Industries International and the American Red Cross. Affiliation are asked not to accompany donations to the newly-opened Fasano Bounded Blow Apartment to abetment storm victims, as amplitude is bound at the shelter, and donated aliment are broadcast through the accomplice agencies.
Donations can be alone off at these locations:
• Goodwill Superstores (drive-through available), 11462 State Road 54, Trinity; and 2390 Willow Oak Dr., Wesley Chapel.
• Goodwill donation trailers at 8833 Mitchell Blvd., New Port Richey; 12237 Hwy. 19, Hudson; Chevron, 6022 State Road 54, New Port Richey; and MetroGas, 9012 Little Rd, Port Richey.
Suggested donations accommodate allowance cards, books and magazines, domiciliary items, towels and linens, abiding food/canned goods, accouterment and shoes, bottled water, claimed hygiene items, developed diapers, wipes and cardboard products. To accomplish a budgetary donation to Blow Michael abatement efforts, appointment the Red Cross website at redcross.org.
Assistance accessible for Medicare shoppers
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs’ SHINE (Serving Bloom Insurance Needs of Elders) Affairs is accessible to accommodate free, aloof advice for Florida Medicare beneficiaries as they appraise their bloom affliction options during the Medicare Accessible Acceptance period, which started Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7.
During this accessible acceptance period, Medicare beneficiaries acquire the befalling to accomplish changes to their Medicare Decree Drug or Medicare Advantage plans. SHINE beforehand attorneys advice analysis benefits, explain options and accommodate advice to elders at no cost.
For information, alarm toll-free at 1-800-262-2243. A account of SHINE counseling sites and acceptance contest are accessible online at floridashine.org.
Thrift boutique closing
St. Mark’s Presbyterian Abbey is closing its austerity boutique at 7922 State Road 52, and a Austerity Boutique Sell-Out is planned for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3.
This is a final sale. Some of the items accessible accommodate china, glassware, tools, baby appliances, books, baskets and collectibles. For information, alarm the abbey at (727) 863-5646.
New Port Richey
Groundbreaking set for appropriate needs housing
Youth and Ancestors Alternatives will host the official groundbreaking of Phase 1 of the affordable apartment units for individuals with appropriate needs at apex Nov. 2 at the site, amid adjoining to YFA’s adminstrative architecture and RAP House (youth shelter) at 7349 Plathe Road.
The approaching armpit will be accustomed as The Commons at Speer Village. Phase 1 will accommodate six admiring apartment units that will serve eight developmentally disabled adults. Anniversary addressee will acquire a admiring active drillmaster to abetment them in their account needs. Phase 2, which is accustomed to breach arena in backward 2019, will accommodate 50 admiring apartment apartments that will serve added than 100 low- to moderate-income individuals, families and adolescence crumbling out of the advance affliction system.
For added details, acquaintance YFA at (727) 843-1917 or appointment yfainc.org.
The Growth and Accretion Counseling Centermost in Trinity will present “Body Image, Self-Esteem, Social Media and Bistro Disorders,” a chargeless branch and art display for adolescence and adolescent adults, from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Pasco-Hernando State College West Campus, Architecture R, Room 151, 10230 Ridge Road.
Sharon Glynn, a accountant applied assistant from the Alliance for Bistro Disorders Awareness, will allege on topics, such as advantageous anatomy angel and self-esteem, how dieting can be dangerous, “intuitive eating” and bistro disorders.
There is no cost, but preregistration is required. RSVP by Nov. 5 by calling (813) 575-0570.
American Legion hosts cornhole tourney
American Legion Column 147 will host a Cornhole Tournament from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at the post, 17383 Gunn Highway.
There will be abstracted competitions for adults and children. There will be developed singles and doubles, with winners accepting 50 percent of the draw, additional abode accepting 25 percent. Children’s competitions will be singles, ages 6-10 and 11-14; prizes will be awarded to first- and second-place winners.
The access fee is $20 for adults, $2 per child. The borderline to annals is Nov. 3.
Burgers, hot dogs, sausage, chips and algid beverages will be accessible for purchase. The bar will be open. For advice or to register, alarm or argument Bill at (813) 767-9447 or Bruce at (813) 810-5988.
Work underway to abate flooding
Pasco Canton Accessible Works Department and Southwest Florida Baptize Management District acquire amorphous assignment on a activity to accompany abatement to Timber Oaks, a above golf beforehand association with a history of flooding. The Timber Oaks Assimilation Ability Activity will accommodate flood advance aegis for the subdivision by transforming the old golf beforehand into a bounded storm-water captivation facility.
Pasco Canton purchased the asleep 78-acre golf beforehand in 2015 to actualize a band-aid for storm-water arising during flood events. Heavy rains over the years acquire acquired calamity in roads, yards and homes in Timber Oaks. The assimilation ability will accommodate the association with breathtaking basin areas and wetland habitat.
The assignment is appointed to be completed in aboriginal 2019. A Southwest Florida Baptize Management District video of the activity is accessible online at: bit.ly/TimberOaks.
Contact Phyllis Day at [email protected] or (352) 848-1408.
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