County briefs 5/3/14

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By The Staff

­Kuhl to address chamber May 9

The Citrus County Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 9, at the Old Courthouse in Inverness. The luncheon will begin with networking, then the program begins at noon.

The featured speaker will be Gary Kuhl, who will give a presentation that includes a tour of Citrus County and information about water conservation.

Kuhl is a former Citrus County administrator and an advocate for protecting natural resources. His extensive background also includes being the executive director of the Southwest Florida Water Management District and leadership roles with Hernando County and Sumter County administration.

Cost is $18 for members and $20 for nonmembers in advance. The reservation deadline is Wednesday, May 7. For reservations, visit citruscountychamber.com and select events. For additional event information, contact Jeff Inglehart at 352-795-3149 or jeff@citruscountychamber.com.


Community center meeting today

The Beverly Hills Civic Association invites anyone interested to a meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Central Ridge Community Center.

The purpose of the meeting is to seek advocates to help with the association’s campaign to keep the community center under county ownership.

Volunteers are needed to help distribute 2014 membership information for the pool and other facilities and to get post cards signed for presentation to the Citrus County Commission. A decision by the county is expected May 27.

For more information, call 352-746-2657.


Extension Service offers workshop 

Citrus County Florida-Friendly Landscaping is offering a free gardening workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6. 

Managing a healthy lawn is often a full-time job and recurring expense. Selection of the right materials to accomplish a specific task is the best place to start. 

The sustainable lawn varieties, typical weed infestations and pests that target the varieties will be highlighted during the workshop. 

The class will be at the Citrus County Extension Service building, 3650 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto. 

Contact Steven Davis at 352-527-5708 to confirm participation.


20/20 board meeting scheduled May 19

The Citrus 20/20 Board of Directors will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 19, in Room 117, Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto. All directors are urged to attend. 

Interested persons and representatives of organizations are cordially invited to attend. 

For information about Citrus 20/20 Inc., visit its website at www.citrus2020.org or call 352-201-0149.