Events

History & Mystery at Chinsegut Dinner Benefit

June 29, 2016 - 19:43

June 18, 2016 – Brooksville, FL – Sixty people arrived at Chinsegut Hill Manor House, gathering on the magnificent wrap-around porch for the evening’s festivities to benefit one of Brooksville’s historic treasures.

The sky was ominous, but Sherry Pedonesi, Friends of Chinsegut Hill’s President, lit up the area with her welcoming smile as she served chilled lemon-infused water to guests. Hors d’ovres, including marinated olives, spicy feta, hummus, mushroom pate and crackers were generously laid out for the first course of this five-course dinner event.

Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser for OrlandoOne

June 22, 2016 - 16:19
Texas Roadhouse, Waterbury, CT. 7/2014 By Mike Mozart of TheToyChannel and JeepersMedia on YouTube. #TexasRoadhouse

On Monday, June 27, Texas Roadhouse restaurants across Florida invite the public to a fundraiser to benefit the OneOrlando Fund. The fund was created by the City of Orlando to aid the victims and families of the Pulse shooting.

The restaurants will donate ten percent of all food sales that day to OneOrlando.

When: Monday, June 27 4:00 - 10:00 p.m.

The Texas Roadhouse in Brooksville is located at 12935 Cortez Blvd.

5th Annual Autism Fest Continues Tradition of Autism Awareness

June 20, 2016 - 22:02

The Fifth annual Autism Fest is coming up on June 25th. It began as a school project by Springstead High School student Danish Hasan for his International Baccalaureate Senior project. The festival has grown considerably. Last year there was over 70 vendors and around 600 attendees. Jason Rhodes, the chairman of The Inspire Foundation 501c3, explained that the foundation partnered with the school in order to help build the festival. This year they are hosting the event.

Prepping for July 4th at the Fairgrounds

June 15, 2016 - 13:56

The Hernando Sun reported in the 05/13/16 edition, the concerns some citizens had about competing county events held the same weekend. It was their opinion that this was detrimental to the success of both the Blueberry Festival and the Hernando County Fair. According to Richard Klimas, of the Hernando County Fairgrounds, this year’s fair exceeded their expectation and attendance was greater than in 2015. For this reason, Klimas expressed appreciation for the support of the Brooksville City Council and the Blueberry Festival for its cooperation.

Teen Driver Challenge 2016

May 14, 2016 - 08:07

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Teen Driver Challenge is a defensive driving and vehicle control program designed for licensed teenage drivers. The two-day program is
designed to provide young drivers, age 16, 17 and 18, with the knowledge and understanding of vehicle dynamics and human kinetics, the forces created by an automobile and the effects
of the forces on the human body.

The next Teen Driver Challenge Session is being held on 07/08/2016 and 07/09/16.

Celebrating the 65th Annual National Day of Prayer

May 13, 2016 - 15:44
Pastor Hal Hester of Vineyard Christian Church delivers a prayer for the Mayor of Brooksville.

On May 5th, 2016 religious dignitaries and community leaders gathered at Brooksville Commons to pray for our nation. Stephanie Sager sang an opening hymn. Local church leaders delivered prayers for the President, Governor of Florida, Mayor of Brooksville, Congress, Supreme Court, Presidential elections, local officials, community/church relations, military, schools, children, culture, colleges, terrorism, law enforcement/fire rescue, economy, churches as well as the spiritual condition of our country.

Healthy Kids Day 2016

May 13, 2016 - 15:33

Healthy Kids Day 2016 took place on Saturday April 30 at the YMCA in Spring Hill. The outdoor event was held from 9 am to noon in the YMCA parking lot. The focus of course was healthy kids, and getting their minds and bodies more active. Kid friendly snacks were offered including watermelon slices on a stick and make it yourself trail mix. The public library handed out free books to help encourage summer reading to keep the mind active. Parents could release some stress and relax for a few minutes enjoying a chair massage.

4-H Benefit Trap Tournament – Saturday, March 26

March 23, 2016 - 10:11
Hernando Sportsmans 4-H club team member Hannah Prack- senior age group

The Hernando Sportsman’s Club is hosting a 4-H Benefit Trap Tournament on Saturday, March 26, at the club’s trap range, located at 16121 Commercial Way (U.S. 19), Brooksville, FL.
All proceeds are to benefit the youth of the Hernando Sportsman’s 4-H Club. The trap tournament consists of 4 rounds of 25 shots each, for a total of 100 shots. Trophies will be awarded from three categories: youth, adult and senior. The winner is determined by most targets hit.

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