Services for 13-year-old Steven McQueen will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Homosassa. Steven died Dec. 23, a day after being shot in his Hernando home during what the sheriff’s office says was an accident. He was a Citrus Springs Middle School eighth-grader and a member of the Nature Coast Young Marines.

Get training, earn CEUs

The Citrus Health Improvement Partnership is urging health care professionals in Citrus County to take advantage of the nationally recognized mental health training, Mental Health First Aid for Adults, at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, at the College of Central Florida’s Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, in the Thomas Ivy Building, room 104. Register for this free workshop upon arrival. This 8-hour course will focus on enhancing skills to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, to provide initial help and guide a person toward appropriate care. Health professionals can earn eight hours of continuing education units (CEUs) for attending the workshop. Participants are asked to bring a bagged lunch or cash to order out. Space is limited. To register, visit

Homosassa River Alliance to meet

The Homosassa River Alliance will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Old Homosassa Civic Club, 5530 S. Mason Creek Road, Homosassa. Topics will include seagrass, other coastal habitats and how to safeguard resources.

Attend a golf fitness seminar

The YMCA will host a Golf Fitness Seminar from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Citrus Memorial Health Foundation YMCA, 4127 W. Norvell Bryant Highway, Lecanto. This free seminar is about golf fitness and exercises to help reduce injuries and improve performance.

N.A.R.F.E. to meet, enjoy lunch

The next National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (N.A.R.F.E.) Chapter 776 meeting will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Mama’s Kuntry Kafe, 1787 West Main St., Inverness. For information, contact Joel Heath at or 352-522-1923.

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