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Smoke Alarm Program for Seniors

Smoke Alarm Program for Seniors

Crystal River, Florida -- Nature Coast Volunteer Center has been awarded the "Communities for a Lifetime" grant from the state of Florida Department of Elder Affairs.

The purpose of this program is to provide and install smoke alarms throughout the month of June for seniors in need, age 60 and older. The goal is to help at-risk seniors age in place safely and independently. 

Florida State Parks announces new, free mobile app

Florida State Parks announces new, free mobile app

Florida-- Trees, lakes, trails, wildlife- they're all things that come to mind when thinking about Florida's parks. Techonology, smartphones and applications, howeverm are probably the last things to come to mind- until now!

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Park Services department has announced the launch of their new, free mobile application, which will serve as an interactive guide for users on the go at any of Florida's 171 parks, trails and historic sites. 

Are you on Twitter? The City of Inverness tweets too!

Are you on Twitter? The City of Inverness tweets too!

Inverness, Florida-- Do you live in Inverness and have an account on Twitter? If so, be sure to follow the City of Inverness @Inverness_FL for updates in your area. 

The page offers weather updates, information on local events, and more!

Visit their page here, and click "Follow" to continue receiving their tweets. 

 

Vote for your favorite Port Citrus logo

Vote for your favorite Port Citrus logo

Citrus County, Fla. -- With the process of Port Citrus moving forward, the Port Authority wants to make sure every piece of available information about them is accessible to citizens.

Going Green in Inverness

Going Green in Inverness

While green may be one of the more common colors during the holiday season, the City of Inverness is Going Green all year round. 

New solar-powered compacting stations, as pictured here, were recently placed downtown.  The stations accommodate bottles, cans and paper recyclables on one side, and non-recyclable waste on the other.  Because of the compacting mechanism, the stations hold 5 times the amount of waste as a normal trash can.

Energy Conservation Awareness

Energy Conservation Awareness

Need help lowering your electric bills? You may want to head to the Energy Conservation Awareness Program on Dec. 13.

The free program will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Citrus County Resource Center in Lecanto.

There will be helpful tips for lowering home energy bills, conservation and tips that will help with your finances.