Homosassa game and fish club supports cf student scholarships

FROM LEFT: CF Vice President of Regional Campuses Dr. Vernon Lawter, Cathy Holiday, CF Foundation Development Director Traci Mason, Connie Vazquez and Bobby Denton.

(OCALA, Fla.) Feb. 20, 2017 — The Homosassa Game and Fish Club presented a check for $2,356 to the CF Foundation to increase student scholarships.

The club partnered with the CF Foundation in 2005 to establish an endowed scholarship for CF students from Homosassa and Citrus County.


YMCA Youth in Government Week in Citrus County

The Board of County Commissioners is pictured with representatives of the Citrus County YMCA Youth in Government program. (February 14, 2017)
The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners have proclaimed the week of Feb. 20-24 as YMCA Youth in Government Week.
Citrus County YMCA stands firmly committed to promoting and inspiring the next generation of citizen servant leaders through experiential learning with the YMCA’s Youth in Government program. 
The Youth in Government delegates learn the inner workings of state and local government, which helps to guide and inspire them in their future goals and career paths.

CHS student awarded FPRA scholarship

INVERNESS - The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Nature Coast Chapter recently awarded the first of its three college scholarships to Kelly Abramowich of Citrus High School.

Crystal River Eagle Riders donate gifts

On March 22, 2014 the Eagle Riders from Crystal River Eagles 4272 held their 3rd Annual Memorial Poker Run for Al Mortz.

They donated the proceeds from that bike run to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County.


All three B&GC neighborhood clubs open for summer camps

By Cindi Fein,

Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County

Great things happen at the Boys and Girls Clubs, and summer is no exception.

Outdoor  activities,  arts and crafts, cooking,  and science and robotics sessions  will focus on a different theme each week, including Beach Party, Time Warp, Movie Week and more.

Plantation Inn now official IGFA fish weigh station

The Plantation on Crystal River is now home to the only official International Game Fish Association (IGFA) weigh station for more than 400 miles to the north or south on Florida’s West Coast.

Good for far more than bragging rights, the weigh station gives local anglers and guests a chance to have their catch considered for one of IGFA’s nearly 7,000 world records.

Boys & Girls Clubs chooses fresh face as Executive Director

Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County in welcoming Cindi Fein as the Executive Director/Chief Professional Officer.

Anne Pope, Vice President of Operations for the clubs says, “Cindi brings excitement to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County. Her enthusiasm has already been felt by our team! We know 2014 will be a great year for our operation!

Nature Coast EMS team member receives Rotary 'Service Above Self Award'

By Katie Lucas

Nature Coast EMS

In the business of emergency medical services, Nature Coast EMS provides continuous training of all EMTs and paramedics.

Leadership Citrus aids local restoration efforts

Each Leadership Citrus class votes on a community project and this year, after an overwhelming vote, the class chose to give their time and energy to the restoration efforts started by H.D Bassett and Frank Peters of the Duval House Trust.


Black named 2013 public relations pro of year

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association recognized member Anne Black as its first Public Relations Professional of the Year at its 5th Annual Roast ‘n Toast Event in March.


Two Homosassa groups at odds over old fire house

Two Homosassa-based groups are at odds over who will get to lease an old, unused fire house in that city.

The Homosassa Civic Club and the "We Care Food Pantry" were at the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday to lodge their complaints.

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