Hernando Sun Staff

Major Robbins Graduates From Civil Air Chaplain Corps Regional Staff College

From the local US Air Force Hernando County Composite Squadron, Major Vernie Robbins,  graduated from the US Air Force Civil Air Chaplain Corps Regional Staff College in August 2020, which was conducted online, due to the COVID 19 virus. 118 individuals that graduated out of 200, came from across the United States, Puerto Rico, Germany, and Japan.

Expanded downtown mural tours

BROOKSVILLE, Fla.- Join Jan Knowles, local historian and Arts Council’s Projects Coordinator, on a one-hour walking tour of downtown Brooksville’s murals and public art. Jan remarks, “We invite you to visit our historic downtown, learn the insider information on our murals, have a lovely luncheon at one of our excellent restaurants, and check out a shop or two.”  For access to additional information about each mural, QR codes on mural presentation plaques have been added to the tour.

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Premier Marketing Ribbon Cutting

The ribbon cutting for Premier Marketing LLC was held at the Hernando County Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 27, 2019.  Richard Linkul (center) owner of Premier Marketing cuts the ribbon. Mr. Linkul said he is extremely grateful to already have several clients, after launching the business in early June.  Mr. Linkul is a community leader and retired Marketing Director of Oak Hill Hospital. Premier Marketing’s purpose is to provide exceptional marketing services to serve the growing needs of the business community in the tri-county area as well as surrounding areas in mid-Florida.

Summer bucket-list lemonade stand

For the second summer in a row, the Barr kids set up shop in front of Southern Belle Realty in Brooksville offering lemonade for sale as well as cookies.  Emily Barr, mother of Rex, 11, Emma-Claire, 9 and Annie, 7, explained that she asked the kids what they wanted to get done during the final days of summer and they said that the lemonade stand was a definite bucket-list item to complete.

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts Competition finalist

Local Hernando County Marine Veteran and retired Hernando County Teacher has been selected as one of thirty finalists in the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts competition. David Harris is a member of the Timber Pines Community veterans group of Spring Hill and Life member of The Spring Hill Marine Corps League Detachment #708. Mr. Harris’ photo was chosen as one of thirty finalists from hundreds of submissions. Photos may be viewed on display at the Museum’s LED screen at the museum in Tampa for ninety days.