Megan Hussey

Walk & Roll: getting kids with disabilities to camp

As administrators of Ability Tree Florida, which seeks to offer respite and recreation to families impacted by disability, Wayne and Christina Cordova are also parents of Emmalee, a 9-year-old with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. And when looking for their own fun activity to enjoy together as a family, they found the ideal match in the Disability Awareness Walk and Roll and Family Fun Run.

New Community Concert Band Forming

As a retired school band director with 40 years of experience in the Chicago suburban area and a performer in the Suncoast Symphony Orchestra and Nature Coast Concert Band, Weeki Wachee resident Mark Hengesh had a single goal in mind: to bring the music home.

"You might have to go as far as Clearwater and Crystal River to find a community concert band," said Hengesh. "There was no concert band in Hernando."

Ideas to share for a special day in February

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As Valentine's Day approaches, many people plan formal Date Nights with their special someone; fancy soirees that feature wine, roses and all the trimmings. Yet for those in search of a low- or no-cost, family friendly way to celebrate the holiday of love, a number of Hernando nonprofit and government centers are 'putting their hearts' into the planning of a spectrum of enjoyable events.  

Book honors "the women everyone else forgot to talk about."

When Linda Welker, an author, and volunteer at The Brooksville Railroad Depot Museum, came across a popular book of Hernando County history, she was startled to find only five references to women contained in its pages. So she decided to write a book of her own; moreover, a book of history that the women of Hernando could call their own.