Sheriff’s Emergency Management Section offers CERT training

LECANTO - Does the idea of teaming up with others to meet immediate lifesaving needs in the wake of a major disaster appeal to you?

As concerned citizens, you might want to consider enrolling in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training offered by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office's Emergency Management Section.

The program is presented free of charge, in cooperation with Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue Division, Health Department, The National Weather Service Office- Ruskin and Nature Coast Emergency Medical Services.

Citrus County Utilities to perform hydrant flushing

Fire hydrant flushing

Citrus County Utilities Division has contracted with R and M Service Solutions to perform flow testing and maintenance of the fire hydrants in Citrus County.

The company will begin in the Sugarmill Woods area in early August.

Customers in the test areas may observe minor pressure fluctuations and/or discolored or cloudy water. This is a common occurrence with hydrant flow testing and does not present a public health risk.

CF Citrus Campus offers digital scholarships

LECANTO - Students are encouraged to apply now for one of six $5,000 scholarships in the College of Central Florida’s new Digital Media program at the Citrus Campus, thanks to $30,000 in support from AT&T.

"We applaud AT&T’s commitment to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives," said Dr. Vernon Lawter, vice president of the CF Citrus Campus. "We are excited to share this opportunity with our students."


Free screenings at the BWA Women’s HEALTH and FITNESS Expo this year include balance screening from presenting sponsor SRRMC. Pictured here during a balance screening at Seven Rivers Outpatient Rehab, Ellen Shaunahan performs the modified Clinical Test of Sensory Interaction on Balance (mCTSIB).

The Women’s HEALTH and FITNESS Expo gets better every year. Is this your year to participate?

Hosted by the Business Women’s Alliance of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce, the 2014 Expo will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 27 at the Crystal River Mall (former Belk space).

Women are the primary health and wellness decision-makers, and previous years have seen more than 1,000 attendees enjoy the information, screenings and demonstrations.

There are four ways to participate:


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