Where Help is Needed this Holiday Season Part 2!

In the final days before Christmas, as many people put the finishing touches on their holiday shopping, decor, and feast plans, some families still worry that they won't be able to put gifts beneath the tree and seasonal meals on the table. Some in fact are choosing between the two, and thousands more are asking for help for the first time. Yet even this late in the season, Hernando help agencies are striving to ensure that every family in their service area has a merry Christmas.

Snowcat Ridge reopens

One day after officials from Pasco County shuttered the attraction for a variety of code violations, the Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park was given permission to reopen under a temporary permit. The Snowcat Alpine Snow Park features a real snow-covered tubing hill, an Alpine Village, and a 10,000-square-foot snow dome. The park opened on Nov. 20.