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The BOCC proclaims July 11 as Citrus Memorial Hospital 60th Anniversary Day in Citrus County

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2017

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The Board of County Commissioners; Chairman Scott Carnahan, First Vice-Chairman Ron Kitchen, Second Vice-Chairman Jeff Kinnard, Brian Coleman and Jimmie T. Smith, are pictured with representatives from Citrus Memorial Hospital (from left to right): Brian Ball, Caroline Stewart, Dr. Raylene Platel, Ralph Aleman, Katie Myers, Glenn Romig, George Mavros, Craig McCurdy, Prabhakar Ashwi

The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners presented a Proclamation at their regular meeting on June 26, 2017 proclaiming July 11 as Citrus Memorial Hospital 60th Anniversary Day in Citrus County.

Citrus Memorial Hospital began serving the Citrus County community on July 11, 1957. The hospital has grown over the years to provide a broad scope of services including a family-friendly emergency room, orthopedic and spine center, heart and vascular center, women and baby center, minimally invasive surgeries, acute care, rehabilitation, laboratory, wound care and diagnostic services.

Citrus Memorial Hospital treats more than 150,000 patients a year and employs more than 1,100 citizens in high quality, professional jobs.

The Board of County Commissioners proclaims July 11, 2017 as “Citrus Memorial Hospital 60th Anniversary Day” and encourage all citizens to join in the observance.

Gym Passes available at Central Ridge Community Center

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2017

Citrus County Parks and Recreation is announcing the enhancement of the Gym at the Central Ridge Community Center at 77 Civic Circle in Beverly Hills. Parks and Recreation has recently acquired specialized equipment that works every part of the body with easy to use devices. The gym is open to all county residents from 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Monthly passes are $10 per person. Staff is available to give you a tour of the facility and register you for a pass.

In addition, you can stay a while and play a game of pool or ping-pong, take a walk in our beautiful park, play a round of tennis or lounge poolside at the Central Ridge Swimming Pool. For more information, you may call the Community Center at 352-746-4882 or the Citrus County Parks and Recreation Administration office at 352-527-7540

Shih Tzu and Pomeranians available beginning Saturday July 15

Category: Press Releases       Posted By: Denise Gallagher       Year: 2017

Last month, Citrus County Animal Control seized over 30 small breed dogs. Most are either Shih Tzu or Pomeranians of various size, color and age. These wonderful dogs will be made available for adoption starting at 10am on Saturday, July 15. All adoptions will be completed on a first come, first serve basis and only one dog may be adopted per approved adopter.  If you have been looking for a small, companion dog this is a great opportunity. For more information on adopting a shelter pet call Citrus County Animal Services at 352-746-8400 or visit the website at


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