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Support the Spot Family Center this 4th of July

Support the Spot Family Center this 4th of July

Inverness, FL -- The Spot Family Center will operate two fireworks tents at the Homosassa & Inverness Wal-Marts as a fundraiser for their organization from June 25 through July 5.

The funds raised from the fundraiser will let the organization raise money for the food pantry and families outreach programs.
 
The center says they are excited about this fundraiser because they are not bothering their usual supporters by simply asking for donations.

They offer a NO Duds Guarantee, several Buy One, Get One Free Items, and will have fireworks that are legal in the State of Florida Full C tent.

The Spot is a non-profit, Christian community networking outreach designed around the needs of today’s adolescents and families.
 

Inverness Farmers Market

Inverness Farmers Market

Inverness, FL -- The Inverness Farmers' Market is committed to providing a premium venue to feature a wide selection of locally produced fruits and vegetables, plants and flowers, in addition to herbs, soaps, honey, and other items.

The market's intent is to educate customers on cooking and eating healthy, landscaping proper plant and flower care and other topics, in addition to showcasing what the community has to offer.

The market is open Saturday, June 18 from 8 a.m. until noon.

It's being held at the Inverness Government Center located at 212 West Main Street in Inverness.

Large Mouth Bass World Champion hosts fishing workshop

Large Mouth Bass World Champion hosts fishing workshop

Inverness, FL -- Want to learn about fishing from a world class bass fisherman?  

Instructor Bud Andrews, a Large Mouth Bass World Champion, is offering a monthly workshop to anyone seeking knowledge about many kinds of fishing.  Bud has been inducted into the National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame due to his championship fishing ability and knowledge.  

For the months of June and July, this workshop will be offered the 3rd Saturday of the month. The 3rd Friday of the month will resume in August.

Junior Lifeguard Camp now accepting apps

Junior Lifeguard Camp now accepting apps

Inverness, FL -- A Junior Lifeguard Camp is now accepting new applications.

The camp is open to students 11-14 years of age. It will be held at Whispering Pines Park Pool on July 11 - July 16 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Applicants must be able to continuously swim the front crawl for 25 yards while breathing to the front or side, tread water for 1 minute using arms and legs, and submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet underwater.

Seminars to inspire small local businesses

Seminars to inspire small local businesses

Citrus County, FL - The Small Business Development Center, a partner of the Citrus County Commission which works with the Economic Development Council and the Chamber of Commerce, is offering a series of seminars to help local businesses. See which one could help you.

Business Continuity Seminar - Tour the "MAC"

When: Thursday, May 26 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Cost: Free! Reservation Required
Location: College of Central Florida, Learning Center (Bldg C-4)
3800 S Lecanto Hwy, Lecanto, FL 34461

Will your business be ready? Whether it's a natural disaster or economic downturn, uncontrollable variables can be a serious threat to any small business.

Looking to fill up on the cheap?

Looking to fill up on the cheap?

Inverness, FL -- Gas prices are still on the rise, but there are some locations trying to keep it reasonable.

According to Gas Watch, The cheapest place to fill up today, April 6, 2011, is the Hess at 9515 East Gulf to Lake Highway. You can fill up there for $3.63 per gallon. For only 4 cents more you can fill your tank at the Citgo on West Main Street and South Citrus Avenue.

The Inverness Farmers' Market is expanding

The Inverness Farmers' Market is expanding

Inverness, FL -- Organic lettuces, organic teas, homemade salsa, local seafood and chair massages will make their appearance today at the Inverness Farmers' Market.


Green Acre Organics will be on hand showcasing an innovative idea. They grow their produce through a process called aquaponics. This allows plants to grow in tanks, with fish, and use their waste as fertilizer.


Green Acres Organics offers a variety of organic lettuces, including romaine, red sails and butter crunch.


The Deco Cafe will also be out there with their Flippin' Sweet salsas on sale.