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Show Us Your 'Sun'shine.

As Hernando County joins the world in facing and weathering a global health crisis, feelings of tension and uncertainty often threaten to overwhelm us. In times like these, sometimes it helps to take a look out the window and admire the Sun.

In the new Hernando Sun column Show Us Your 'Sun'shine, we encourage you to submit and share your good news.

Local organizations during coronavirus crisis

By MEGAN HUSSEY
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As Hernando County joins the world in facing a severe health crisis, the global pandemic known as Coronavirus, many residents are stocking up on those basic, essential items that will help them and their families maintain good health. Basic items like bathroom tissue, hand wipes and sanitizers, are increasingly tough to find, and homeless and disadvantaged people in particular are turning to area charities and social aid agencies for critical help.

Hernando Schools to offer free meals to children starting the 23rd of March

This week, Hernando Schools are on Spring Break. However, next week's required school closure could place a hardship on our families whose children depend on the meals they receive at school. Hernando School Food and Nutrition Dept staff have worked to create a plan to offer meals at no cost to children under 18 starting on the 23rd of March. Review the poster for specifics.

One charitable organization helping another

By SUMMER HAMPTON 

The Life Center of Hernando county is an organization centered on “making a difference in the lives of young single mothers and their small children.” This organization changes women’s lives for the better and helps set them back on their feet and on track for a successful future. 

They do this through many ways, one example is twice a week the mothers attend a life skills class. 

Nature Coast Art League funds awards for students

By MEGAN HUSSEY
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When the Nature Coast Art League appears at the Hernando County Fine Arts Council's “Art in the Park,” Saturday, March 14th, and Sunday, March 15th, at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville, the league will bring a beautiful, large-scale art display; hundreds of dollars in prize money for student artists; and the spirit of a member who--even in death--continues to help and inspire through her art.