Business and Community

Monday Morning Business & Community Briefs

The German American Club of Spring Hill will have their monthly membership meeting on Thursday, March 7th, 7:00 P.M., at the Hernando Shrine Hall, 13400 Montour Street, Brooksville, FL. Take SR 50 to Sunshine Grove Rd. and go north for approx. 1.4 miles.  Montour St. is the 4th Street on the left. New members welcome! You do not have to be of German Heritage to be a member or attend!
For Club information call Jack Yaskulski at 352-688-3744.
Visit us at our web address: germanclubspringhill.org

Faith-based group transforming lives

by SUE QUIGLEY
HERNANDO SUN WRITER

In 2017, a point-in-time count on just one night throughout America, found that more than a half a million people were homeless, according to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Homelessness is described as “persons without a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence,” as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. 

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Partners with Hernando High School Project Looking Ahead

Financial Life Skills and Education for youth are at crisis levels. Many of these youth have never had proper guidance on establishing legitimate banking/financial management practices for their life.  This challenge is magnified by those youth who are receiving a special diploma through the school system, as most of them are struggling with educational efforts, as well as development of life skills.  

Fox Chapel Middle School Proves Science is Fun

Thursday evening, January 17, 2019 the Science department at Fox Chapel Middle School held a Parent Involvement Science Night. The purpose was to get parents to participate in their children's education, show the students practical applications of what they learned in their classes and to have fun. Taking part in the event were six science teachers, an ESE (Exceptional Student Education) teacher and a Title 1 facilitator. The team of instructors had worked for a couple of months on preparing the event.     

Adopt - A - Pet: Phantom

D#10317949 Phantom is a handsome white and black male terrier mix, approximately 7 years old.  On impound Phantom was very thin, so he was placed on a special diet to put on weight. He's been a volunteer favorite for adoption events and nursing home visits because of his sweet, gentle demeanor.  With lots of TLC, he will be in tip-top shape soon.  Phantom is neutered, micro-chipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and has a 1-yr county animal license.  Visiting hours are Tu-Fr 9:30-4:30 and Sat 10-3.

Adopt - A - Pet: Rhonda

C#10318266 Rhonda is a beautiful gray tiger DSH female cat, approximately 3 years old.  Her owner died and the family could not care for her, so she came into shelter care.  Rhonda has a cloudy eye and limited sight, but she doesn't know that!   She is very sweet and looking for a home to call her own.  Please consider this very special girl as an addition to your family.  Rhonda is spayed, micro-chipped, vaccinated, FeLV tested and has a 1-yr county animal license.    Visiting hours are Tu-Fr 9:30-4:30 and Sat 10-3.  Adoption fees are $50 for adult dogs over 25 pounds, $70 for puppies and

‘Big Data’ Correlations

 ‘Big Data’ is a term for the large amounts of data that is collected and then sorted through. Sometimes the results can be very intrusive. An excellent example is the purchasing history data that Target used to determine if someone would be interested in baby products, since they were most likely pregnant. A father was upset when Target started sending his teenage daughter baby products.