County Extension offers online seminar on Themed Gardens

UF/IFAS Extension Gardening Seminars are now available online.  The September seminar topic will be “Themed Gardens”.

The sky is the limit with planning & planting a garden – only your imagination limits you.

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Register for ‘Golf for Kids’ with Inverness Sertoma

Saturday, November 21, 2020 is the date set for the annual Inverness Sertoma Golf Tournament “Golf for Kids” at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, the Oaks Course. Mark your calendar for a day of golf and giving back to your community.

Sponsorships and foursomes are available on a first come first served basis. Registration forms are available from any club meber.

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25th Annual Save Our Waters Week Grand Finale Program

Quinn Zacharias of Alachua County, FL will speak at this year’s 25th Annual Save Our Waters Week finale held at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum, 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, on Saturday, September 26 from 2-3pm.

This event will be offered both live and virtually.

Mr. Zacharias is an Environmental Engineer and Research Assistant at the UF Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands. His “2020 Vision: Focusing on Florida’s Water Issues” presentation will address several hot topics in water resources including: nutrient management, algal blooms, storm water flooding/erosion, spring/groundwater protection and coastline protection.

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Never Stop Believin’ Journey Tribute concert rescheduled to 2021

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, Citrus County Parks and Recreation has rescheduled the upcoming Never Stop Believin’ concert, “A Tribute to Journey” from August 28, 2020 to Friday, June 18, 2021.

The Division is taking extra precautions to put on an even greater show next year and accommodate a bigger crowd at Citrus Springs Community Center. Per usual, the doors will open at 6:00 pm and the band will go on at 7:00 pm.

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Join the Extension for Matter of Balance Class

Are you concerned about falling?  Join UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County for Matter of Balance Class.

WHO:    Have you turned down a chance to go out with friends or family because you were concerned about falling?

Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall?  If so, A Matter of Balance is a program for you.

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Gym at Central Ridge Community Center to reopen

Citrus County is pleased to announce the reopening of the Gym at the Central Ridge Community Center, 77 Civic Circle, Beverly Hills.

The gym will reopen on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, by appointment only.  Please call 352-746-4882 to schedule your time slot.

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County parks to reopen

Citrus County reopens all parks on Friday, May 1, 2020, for recreational activities following CDC guidelines and direction from the Citrus County Health Department.

Fort Island Gulf Beach and Hernando Beach remain closed, in an abundance of caution, pending water quality results.

Federal and state social distancing/gathering guidelines remain in place. Groups of more than 10 will not be permitted, and social distancing of six feet is necessary to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Inverness Sertoma joins search crew

Searching for Carol McHugh
FROM LEFT: Inverness Sertoma Club members and volunteers; Bud Osborn, Sue Alvis, Rainer Jakob and Dolly Mayes)

Nobody knows where 72-year-old, Carol McHugh, suffering from dementia, went after she took a walk with her dog near her home in Inverness on June 8, 2017.

On Feb. 9, 2020 the cold weather did not deter the Inverness Sertoma Crew from joining over ninety volunteers as part of the Carol McHugh Search Team organized by Carol’s friends and family members.

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County closes temporary animal shelter, old one back in business

The the official Citrus County Animal Shelter is open for business

Animal Services is closing their temporary shelter at the Fire Station located at 9658 S. Pleasant Grove Road in Inverness.

Residents looking for their lost pet, or who would like to adopt a pet, are asked to visit the official Citrus County Animal Shelter at 4030 S. Airport Rd., Invernessl.

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Mark Avery named Inverness Sertoma Golf Tournament Chair

Mark Avery, Inverness Sertoma
Inverness Sertoman Mark Avery has been named Tournament Chair for the November 24, 2019 “Golf for Kids” Tournament at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, the Oaks Course. (PHOTO: Cynthia Oswald)

Inverness Sertoman Mark Avery has been named Tournament Chair for the November 24, 2019 “Golf for Kids” Tournament at Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club, the Oaks Course.

Mark has been with Inverness Sertoma for the past sixteen years and during his tenure has served as club president for four terms, sergeant at arms for five terms, chairman of the board for three terms and received his Tenure Award five years ago in 2013.

Mark is a great supporter of Sertoma and believes in the work of the local club. Mark likes helping people in his community and on a personal note Mark said, “Sertoma helped my grandmother get hearing aids about eight years ago or so, and she is now 95 years old.”

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