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Central Citrus Little League honors Grounds Maintenance work at park

Central Citrus Little League honors Grounds Maintenance work at park

 

Beverly Hills, Florida-- During Opening Day for Central Citrus Little League last Saturday, County Grounds Maintenance workers were honored for all of their hard work at the local parks. 

The photo above shows a banner recently installed by the league in honor of the County’s work at Central Ridge District Park.  

Click here for more information on Central Ridge District Park.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers needed

Lecanto, Florida -- If your New Year's resolution is to become more active or involved in your local community, UF/IFAS Citrus County Extension has the ideal solution for you.

Citrus County Extension is currently seeking volunteers to help enhance their Learning Landscape located behind the Extension office at 3650 West Sovereign Path in Lecanto.

Volunteer assistance is needed to maintain the landscape and horticultural learning center. Activities include planting, trimming, applying mulch and other functions related to the upkeep of the learning center.

County proclaims Dec. 11 "Dale McClellan - Farmer of the Year" Day

County proclaims Dec. 11 "Dale McClellan - Farmer of the Year" Day

On Dec. 11, the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a proclamation to Dale McClellan, owner of M & B Dairy at their regular meeting, proclaiming Dec. 11 as “Dale McClellan – Farmer of the Year” Day in Citrus County.

Dale McClellan has been named as the 2012 winner of the Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. His State of the art, 700 cow dairy operation has become a point of pride in Citrus County. M & B Dairy is widely respected and has earned several local awards for its contributions to the economy of Citrus County.

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.

Last day to register for the Miss Cooter Queen Semi-Finals!

Last day to register for the Miss Cooter Queen Semi-Finals!

Inverness, FL-- Today is the last day to register to compete to become the spokes model for the Great American Cooter Festival, as well as for a $1,000 cash prize in the Miss Cooter Queen Semi-Finals.

Fill out your application here.

if you don't want to compete, but you have an interest watching the pageant, head to The Grove on at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17 to cheer them on! 

Downtown Inverness Mobbed

Downtown Inverness Mobbed

Inverness, FL-- Downtown Inverness was mobbed-- Flash mobbed that is!

According to the City of Inverness website, girls from School of Dance Arts participated in a "flash mob" at the "Music on the Square" on Saturday, September 22.

They reportedly wore their "Cooter Fest 2012-Can't Touch This" Tshirts and danced to the song "Can't Touch This" by M.C. Hammer to promote the upcoming Great American Cooter Fest.