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Community Happenings

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By The Staff

Thursday, June 10

SHARE-Dunnellon

Help yourself and your community. SHARE, acronym for Self-Help-And-Resource-Exchange, is a private, not for profit organization that strengthens and builds communities through volunteer service and offers participants great savings on food. No income requirements; just you, your family, and your desire to make a difference.

SHARE Registration/Sign-Up at Peace Lutheran Church, is Thursday, June 10, and Saturday, June 12, from 9 AM to 11 AM. Distribution/Pick-Up Day is Saturday, June 26, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Peace Lutheran Church is now designated by SHARE as a Select Host Site.

For information on SHARE, the benefits, and the SHARE Food Packages offered this month, call James Spiegelberg, Host Site Coordinator, 489-5249, or stop by the SHARE Host Site at Peace Lutheran Church, on the Sign-Up / Registration dates.

Peace Lutheran Church, “The Church on the Hill,” is located at 7201 South Hwy. 41, 5 miles north of downtown Dunnellon.

Saturday, June 12

Summer Buckle Series

2010 Summer Buckle Series Fun Show, hosted by the Great Adventure Drill Team, kicks off June 12.

The free event features riders of all ages competing in speed events such as barrels, poles and a flag race.

Other shows will be held July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 11.

The event is located at 2371 NE 105 Ave, Bronson. Call 352-486-2599 for more information or visit www.greatadventuredrillteam.com

Friday, June 18

WEee^SOARee^Fish Fry

WE SOAR, Inc./Gospel Fest Committee will sponsor a fish fry fund-raiser Friday, June 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the Allen Chapel AME Church, located at 48 NE 9th St. 

Dinners ($7 or $5) will include fish, two sides (baked beans, cole slaw or grits) and bread; extra menu items include whole smoked mullet, homemade cake and drinks. 

The proceeds from the fund-raiser will support upcoming summer youth programs and community events. 

For more information, call 352-528-2170 or 352-246-1189.

Class of ‘80 Reunion

Willison High School Class of 1980 will hold a reunion June 18-20.

On Friday there will be a mixer; Saturday night dinner/dancing at the Womans Club and a barbecue Sunday at Rainbow Springs.

For more information please contact Dedee McLeod 352-494-9595 or Gail Poupard 352-219-6889.

Upcoming

    Munden Reunion

The Munden Family Reunion will be held Saturday, July 3 from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Pavillions A and B at Hart Springs located on the Suwannee River.

Bring your favorite dish to share. Plates, napkins,utensils, serving utensils, coffee and tea will be provided.

Food will be served promptly at 12:30 p.m. 

  For more information contact Flo. Munden Baker  352-215-4037 or   Kay Munden Moreau 386-462-7385.

Bell Wood Turners

The Bell WoodTurners (“BWT”), the north central Florida chapter of the American Association of Woodturners, (“AAW”) is having their 9th annual Demo/Sale day July 10 at the Bell Community Center (on Highway 129) in Bell. The fun begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. BWT serves woodturners in Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchris, Lafayette and Levy counties.

Admission is free and all attendees receive a free weedpot and are eligible for door prizes. There will be live woodturning demonstrations through the day. Also on display will be replication of a historic bow lathe.

For more information on BWT visit bellwoodturners.com or contact me at (352) 219-5300 or aforneris@yahoo.com.

Bell WoodTurners is a registered Florida not-for-profit corporation promoting woodturning education and awareness throughout north central Florida.

Ongoing

Family Programming

Tri-County Pregnancy Center is offering a new program to the community called Birth of a Family, which promotes the strong growth of lasting nuclear households, giving mothers and fathers the foundational tools to build families that stand the test of time. 

Clients attend a seven-session course guiding them through principles essential to healthy family relationships. A unique feature of this program is the participation of trained “Family Coaches.”

 Local volunteers from the Christian faith community are prepared to travel through the seven-session course alongside a client couple, or single, as role models and encouragement. 

Classes began May 25 at the Center.

Contact 352-528-0200 for more information. 

AARP Activities

There will be no regular meetings of AARP Chapter #912 this summer. Fun events are planned for the second Monday each month. 

A potluck picnic lunch will be held June 14 at Blue Springs, located off U.S. Alt 27 between Bronson and Chiefland. 

The park opens at 10 a.m.  The entry fee is 50 cents for anyone over 65 and $1 for others.  Please bring a chair. 

On July 12, members will take a tour bus to the Hard Rock Casino in Tampa.  The cost is $30 which includes a $5 meal voucher and $25 of free play. 

Contact Sharon Holder, 528-5653, for reservations or information.

On Aug. 9, members will car pool to the Golden Corral in Ocala for lunch. 

SHARE-Williston

The SHARE Florida Food Networkannounces it 2010 registration and distribution dates. Registration times are 1-3 p.m. and pick up times are 9-10 a.m. Both take place at Cornerstone Assembly of God.

Distribution June 26

Registration:ee^July 9, Distribution July 31

For more information, call Elsie Neal at 528-5709.

Lions Club Flea Market

The Williston Lions Club will open their Farmers’ Market every Saturday through December and hold Bingo every Friday at 7 p.m.

Levy County Farmers Market has fresh produce and plants. If you have something home grown or handmade, you are encouraged to participate. Call Erv at 875-7756.

 

 

 

 

Registration:ee^June 11, Distribution June 26

Registration:ee^July 9, Distribution July 31

For more information, call Elsie Neal at 528-5709.

Plant sale

Williston High School Agriculture Department is holding its Spring Flower Sale with plants grown by Horticulture classes.

Prices are:

4” cups of Coleus, Impatiens, and Wax Begonias - $1

6” pots of Geraniums - $4

8” Hanging Baskets - $4

10” Hanging Baskets - $6

Contact Chris Wilder wilder@levy.k12.fl.us or the WHS Ag Dept. 528-2153.

Farmers’ Market

The Williston Lions Club will open their Farmers’ Market every Saturday through December and hold Bingo every Friday at 7 p.m.

Levy County Farmers Market has fresh produce and plants. If you have something home grown or handmade, you are encouraged to participate. Call Erv at 875-7756.