Christina Reed

Christina Reed

Christina Reed has been named executive director of Citrus County Blessings.

Reed has been the interim executive director since September 2019 following her three years as director of operations for Blessings. “Our Board of Directors looks forward to moving ahead under the direction of Christina,” said Tobey Phillips, board chairwoman for Citrus County Harvest. “She has proven her commitment to the volunteers and supporters of Citrus County Blessings and she will continue to grow our presence in Citrus County.” Citrus County Blessings is a program that operates under the umbrella of Citrus County Harvest and is committed to addressing weekend hunger for children in Citrus County.

“I am excited to continue our mission to feed hungry children in our county,” Reed said. “It is so gratifying to see the support of our volunteers and donors as they help us meet such a great need in our community.” For information about Citrus County Blessings, contact 352-341-7707 or email

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The Homosassa River Republican Club will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Marguerita Grill, 10200 W. Halls River Road, Homosassa. County Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith will speak at this meeting. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Appetizers will be served. Guests are welcome. 

Friends of the Irish to meet

The American Irish Club of West Citrus County will meet at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 4342 Homosassa Trail, Lecanto. Guests are welcome. For information, call Joyce McMullen, 352-860-1292 or Gary Lyones, 352-419-6116.


A photo caption that appeared on Friday’s page C1 needs correction. The Citrus Watercolor Society Painting of the Month first place choice was “Monarchs Gathering,” by Eva Rudnicki of Beverly Hills. Second place was “Cathedral Rose,” by Polly Boston. The Chronicle regrets the error.