County briefs 3/17/14

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By The Staff

­Show support for Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Inverness/Lecanto is offering an opportunity for businesses and local communities to show their awareness and support in the fight against cancer from Monday, March 31, to Saturday, April 5. 

Community members are encouraged to display inside or outside their home or business purple ribbons or other purple decorations to show their support for ACS’s Relay For Life of Inverness/Lecanto. Residents can also Paint the Town Purple by doing other activities, including putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts, swapping out white bulbs for purple bulbs, or selecting a day for everyone to wear purple at work or school. 

For information on the American Cancer Society, call 800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org. 


Fields to close for maintenance

The soccer fields at Homosassa Area Recreation Park and Holden Park will be closed from March 10 until April 4 to public use due to maintenance requirements.  

The baseball and softball fields at Bicentennial Park and Central Ridge District Park will be closed from March 24 until March 30, to public use due to maintenance requirements.  Contact Grounds Maintenance at 352-527-5760 for any questions.


County to offer e-newsletter 

Citrus County is offering a monthly electronic newsletter to inform citizens of the everyday happenings of local government. Citrus Link will be delivered through email the first Monday of each month.

To subscribe:

+ Visit the county website www.bocc.citrus.fl.us and click on the button provided.

+ Visit the county Facebook page and click on the link provided.

+ Send an email to tobey.phillips@bocc.citrus.fl.us with your email address and Public Information Officer Tobey Phillips will add you to the distribution list.

+ Call Phillips at 352-527-5484 and give your email address to be added to the distribution list.

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