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Citrus County Christmas Parades

Citrus County Christmas Parades

Citrus Co., FL-- The Citrus County Chamber of Commerce promotes upcoming Christmas parades taking place in Crystal River and Inverness, FL.

 

Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Tampa, FL-- It seems early to start thinking of the holidays, but the Suncoast District of the U.S. Postal Service wants to inform its customers of their upcoming toy drive. 

On December 1, the Postal Service asks those customers who are able to leave unwrapped toys by their mailboxes, or in bins at the nearest post office. 

The toys will support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to "brighten the holiday for less fortunate children."

Dale McClellan named Farmer of the Year!

Dale McClellan named Farmer of the Year!

Lecanto, Florida -- Dale McClellan, owner of M&B Dairy in Lecanto, has another award to brag about.  In addition to being honored in July as the Sunbelt Florida Farmer of the year, McClellan was recently named the 2012 Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year.

On Tuesday, during the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, McClellan was chosen as Farmer of the Year out of nine other state winners who were finalists for the award.

ValuePetSupplies.com assists Florida Pet Rescue Organization

ValuePetSupplies.com assists Florida Pet Rescue Organization

Crystal River, FL-- Casita Big Dog Rescue (CBDR) has provided homes for dozens of abandoned dogs in Citrus County with the help of a supportive sponsorship from ValuePetSupplies.com- and now you can see the impact they've made on the "Casita Big Dog Rescue" television show!

CBDR was founded in 2010 and has since been focused on rehabilitating and finding homes for larger mixed breed dogs from Citrus County Animal Services, explains a release about the organization.

Citrus "Haunted" Hills 5k Fun Run

Citrus "Haunted" Hills 5k Fun Run

Citrus County, FL-- Calling all runners and walkers! The Citrus "Haunted" Hills 5K Fun Run and one-mile walk is set to take place on Saturday, October 27 in Tierra Verde. 

Runners can register in advance for $20, or the day of for $25. Citrus Road Runners and Citrus Hills members may pre-register for a discounted rate of $18, and children can sign up for just $12. All proceeds will benefit the Citrus Memorial Health System Heart Center. 

Click here, or call 746- 5828 for more registration information. 

More Cooter Fest updates: 3rd Annual Cooterific Softball Classic!

More Cooter Fest updates: 3rd Annual Cooterific Softball Classic!

Inverness, FL-- In honor of all of the Cooter festivities taking place this month, the City of Inverness is hosting the 3rd Annual Cooterific Softball Classic. 

The City of Inverness describes the event on their website:

Camp E-Nini-Hassee to host its Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Camp E-Nini-Hassee to host its Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Citrus County, FL-- Camp E-Nini-Hassee, a non-profit organization for at-risk girls, is hosting their Annual Spaghetti Dinner tomorrow, October 10 from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Donations are $8 per person, which includes salad, bread, spaghetti (with assorted homemade sauces), dessert and drink.

Call 352-726-3883 for more information, or just head to 7027 E. Stage Coach Trail in Floral City to enjoy a great meal for a great cause!