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Senior Friends For Life will meet Wednesday, March 10, at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, 509 E. Hartford St. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served at noon. Members will be called for their lunch choice. Members are responsible for the cost of lunch whether or not they attend the meeting.

The program will be presented by “The Dulcimer Group” at 1 p.m. Visitors are always welcome, call Sybil (352-344-8256) or Alma (352-249-7286) for lunch choices.

The Tour of Restaurants for February will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Angelotti’s Restaurant in Inverness. In March, the group will go to Bangkok Thai in Beverly Hills at 12:30 p.m. March 24. Call Pat at 352-795-5822 for reservations.

Conservative Women meet

The Conservative Women’s Political Network (CWPNCC) will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Los Magueyes Mexican Restaurant, 3887 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills.

Please arrive at noon to order lunch. The meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Sabrina Watson, District Captain, Florida House Dist. 34, Senate Dist. 10. Convention of States.

All Conservatives welcome. Donations for CASA will be collected.

For information, contact Peggy Simon, president, or Rosalie Matt, vice president, at 352-746-7143.

FWC hosts Saltwater Fishing Clinics

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has announced a series of free, virtual clinics for those wishing to learn the basic skills of saltwater fishing. Sessions will include topics on conservation, rods, reels, tackle, baits, rigs, knot tying, habitats, fish handling and best practices.

Registration is required with participation limited to 50 people per course, each of which includes separate one-hour sessions held on Tuesday evenings for seven consecutive weeks.

Three seven-session courses begin on March 9 and April 27.

For those preferring a more condensed course, single 90-minute virtual evening clinics have also been scheduled on Feb. 25, March 25, April 22, May 13 and June 10.

For information, contact or visit and select “Virtual Saltwater Fishing Clinics” under Get Involved.

Pregnancy centers plan event Feb. 26

The Citrus Pregnancy Center and the Pregnancy and Family Life Center will host “Unify for Life” at 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at Redemption Point Church, 4201 S. Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness. Guest speaker is Bradley Mattes, MBS, president of The Life Issues Institute.

For information, call Barbara Gosa at Citrus Pregnancy Center, 352-341-5176.

Citrus County Solar Co-op virtual presentation slated

All are welcome for a virtual introduction to the Citrus County Solar Co-op from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Our goal is to offer local homeowners and small businesses in Citrus County information about residential and small business solar energy.

This effort is being launched in March by the nonprofit Solar United Neighbors of Florida in partnership with the Florida League of Women Voters, Sierra Club Adventure Coast Group, Citrus County Audubon Society, Nature Coast Unitarian Universalists, Nature Coast Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Florida Springs Council.

The virtual educational presentation will encourage viewers to join the co-op, which is free and carries no obligation to invest in solar energy, although you will be able to access a discounted rate to install solar power for your home or small business as a part of the co-op.

For general information, go to

Join the Zoom meeting at, Meeting ID: 818 4597 0065, Passcode: 319918. Find your local number: For more information, DeeVon Quirolo, Adventure Coast Conservation chair, at or call 352-277-3330.