Hometown Hernando for June 16
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Computer club donates to school:
At its April meeting, the Hernando Computer Club donated two refurbished desktop computers, complete with speakers, keyboard and optical mouse, to Pine Grove Elementary School. Accepting the computers was Bob Pellito, media general manager at the school, who informed the club that the computers would be given to two fifth-grade students upon graduation. The club accepts donations of complete computer systems (Windows Vista or newer), which are refurbished by Gray Alexander and then donated to local schools and organizations. To donate a computer, call (352) 684-7171.
SAR chapter awards medals:
On May 6, the Withlacoochee Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution awarded SAR Compatriot Veterans War Service medals and certificates to those who served in combat. Richard Trout Sr. of Ocala received the Certificate and War Service Medal with WWII, Korea and Vietnam service bars. Raymond Cable of Beverly Hills received the Certificate and War Service Medal with Korea service bar, and Russell Gibson of Hernando received the Certificate and War Service Medal with Vietnam and Southwest Asia service bars, plus the Wounded Warrior Coin and Certificate.