Seven Rivers donates to 'Dash for Dementia'

Joyce Brancato, chief executive officer at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, presents an $800 donation to Christina Martensson, LCSW, a director of the new Memory Enhancement Center of America in Lecanto. The goal of the Center is to use modern technology to bring community resources together to care for memory patients at risk.

On April 26, Memory Enhancement Center of America presents “Dash for Dementia” – a fundraiser walk to provide support for long-term management of cognitive impairment.

Joyce Brancato, chief executive officer at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, presented an $800 donation to Christina Martensson, LCSW, a director of the new Memory Enhancement Center of America in Lecanto.

The goal of the Center is to use modern technology to bring community resources together to care for memory patients at risk.

Unemployment a 'mixed bag'

Citrus County's unemployment during March 2014 improved by 0.1 percent over February's numbers, according to figures released on Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).

Statewide, the picture is pretty much described as what has been described as "a mixed bag."

Rebecca Rust, DEO’s chief economist, also said that during the year. 63 counties had drops in unemployment rates, three increased and one remained the same. During the month of March, she said, unemployment rates were falling in 38 counties, rising in nine and unchanged in 20.

Lupus Foundation walk

The Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in Tampa, which is part of America’s largest lupus walk program, will take place on May 4, 2014 at the Lowry Park Zoo.

Date: 

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 4:30pm

Crystal River Eagle Riders donate gifts

FROM LEFT: Gail Faria, Boys & Girls Clubs; Steve McColgan, President of the Crystal River Aerie 4272 and  Ellen Dunn, Eagle Riders President. For more information about the Eagles call 352-628-0914. Visit www.bgccitrus.org for information about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County.

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. Also that evening, the Eagle Riders presented Gail Faria, Boys & Girls Clubs office manager, with a variety of new sports equipment for the Robert Halleen Club in Homosassa.

Pictured left to right are Gail Faria, Boys & Girls Clubs; Steve McColgan, President of the Crystal River Aerie 4272 and Ellen Dunn, Eagle Riders President.

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