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Huge yard sale to benefit dropout prevention program in Hernando

Huge yard sale to benefit dropout prevention program in Hernando

Spring Hill, FL -- One man's trash is another man's treasure... cash in on that treasure for a good casue!

Paul & Jerry's Self Storage is holding a community-wide yard sale on Saturday, March 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 10161 County Line Road in Spring Hill. Money collected will benefit Communities in Schools of Hernando County, a non-profit dropout prevention program in Hernando County.

$10 reserves a space for you to hold you own yard sale. Participants can keep all proceeds from sales.

Tourist Development Council meeting

Tourist Development Council meeting

Hernando County, Florida -- The Hernando County Tourist Development Council meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, March 25.

The Tourist Development Council works to identify, create, support and enhance activities, consistent with community assets, that increase visitation and provide local economic impact.

Kick Ball Challenge to "Kick Butts" and fight against big tobacco

Kick Ball Challenge to "Kick Butts" and fight against big tobacco

Tampa, FL-- In honor of "Kick Butts Day", the Campaign for Tobacco-Free kids national day of activism, the Florida Department of Health has highlighted Hillsborough County students' efforts to take a stand against flavored tobacco.

PRECO has membership celebration

PRECO has membership celebration

Wauchula, Florida -- For the third year in a row, Peace River Electric Cooperative (PRECO) registered more than 800 individuals at its Annual Membership Meeting.

On Saturday, March 9, the cooperative received 850 members, plus their families, at the 73rd annual event in Wauchula, Florida. In less than 10 years, member attendance has swelled from around 600 to well over 800.

The hunt is on for Tampa's Top Chef

The hunt is on for Tampa's Top Chef

Tampa, Florida-- Mark you calenders! Monday, March 25, 2013, Champions for Children's 4th Annual Top Chef of the Year Tampa Bay event will be held at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa. 

This event gives chefs complete freedom to create a dining experience like no other, and encourages them to channel their inner creativity to design everything from menu to décor. 

Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is this Sat in Ybor

Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is this Sat in Ybor

Tampa, FL -- The annual Rough Riders St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held this Saturday March 16th in Ybor City.

The parade is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. and runs along E. 7th Avenue.

Organizers say this year's parade will include more than 100 floats and Krewes.

The parade, which is free, typically draws about 20,000 people.