County briefs 3/10/14

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By The Staff

­Talent, sponsors sought for show

The sixth annual Citrus Has Talent show will be Friday, April 11, at Curtis Peterson Auditorium at Lecanto High School, 3810 W. Educational Path, Lecanto. 

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30. Tickets are $10 per person. There’s no charge for those younger than 10.

Both sponsors and talent are being sought. Call Marti Ball, executive secretary of the Department of Community Services, at 352-527-5902; or email marti.ball@bocc.citrus.fl.us.


MOPH meeting set March 18

Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) will conduct its bimonthly meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at the Citrus County Builders Association, 1196 S. Lecanto Highway (County Road 491), Lecanto, located approximately a half mile south of State Road 44 on the west side of C.R. 491. 

All combat wounded veterans and parents, lineal descendants, spouses and siblings of living or deceased Purple Heart recipients are cordially invited to attend the meeting and to become a Chapter 776 member. To learn more about Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 MOPH, visit the Chapter 776 website at www.citruspurpleheart.org or call 352-382-3847.


Waters Week planning to begin

The Citrus 20/20 Inc. Save Our Waters Week Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, in Room 219 of the Lecanto Government Center, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, off County Road 491. 

The purpose of the meeting is to plan and coordinate activities for Citrus County’s 19th Save Our Waters Week, Sept. 20 to 27. For more information, call Lace Blue-McLean at 352-201-0149.