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Community Happenings

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By The Staff

Sunday, Aug. 1

Poley Reunion

The Grandpa Poley Reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 1 all day at the Levy County Quilt Musem. Lunch will be served at noon. Please bring food to share.

If you play music, bring your instruments and join in the fun.

For more information, call Winnelle Horne at 352-493- 2801.

Wednesday, Aug. 4

SHINE

Do you have questions about your options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, disability, supplemental insurance, Part D Prescription Drug Plans or Medicare billings? If you do, come see SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, for one-on-one counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance.

If you cannot come to a site call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-262-2243 to be referred to a SHINE

Volunteer. SHINE will be at the Williston Public Library Wednesday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. until noon and at the Bronson Public Library from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 7

Fund-raising Yard Sale

A multi-family yard sale will take place Saturday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. until noon at the old Williston Church of God, 225 SE 4th St., Williston.

All proceeds will benefit the Williston Central Christian Academy.

Upcoming

Wranglers & Rhinestones

“Wranglers & Rhinestones” Casino Night 2010 has been set for Saturday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Williston Highlands Golf & Country Club. This year Casino Night will include casino style gaming, a silent auction, and hors d’oeuvres that Casino Night has become famous for.

So dust off your hat, sharpen your spurs, put on your biggest rhinestones and help the GFWC Williston Junior Woman's Club raise money for the Levy County Schools Foundation to benefit our local schools, teachers, and students. Tickets are just $20 and are available in advance from Junior Woman’s Club members or at the door. Visit www.willistonjuniors.org and click on the Casino Night logo for more information or contact Erin at 528-1278.

Humane Society

The Humane Society of Levy County, Inc. will meet Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bronson Town Hall in Bronson located at 660 E Hathaway Ave.

The Humane Society of Levy County, Inc. mission is to provide foster care, adoptions and/or the placement of rescued animals that we receive from the local shelters. Donated funds will be used to facilitate the needed care, spay and neuter of rescued pets, and the future health and well being of these animals.

Ongoing

Methodist Thrift Store

First United Methodist Church Mission Thrift store is open every Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The store is located at 25 SW 3rd St., Williston.

Volunteers Needed

Feisty Acres, a no-kill all-volunter cat rescue shelter, located between Bronson and Williston is in need of volunteers.

To learn more about Feisty Acres, or to volunteer, call Nute at (352) 528-2302, e-mail feistyedna@embarqmail.com or write:

Feisty Acres, Inc

PO Box 693

Williston, FL 32696

Dunnellon VFW Post 7991

The Veterans of Foreign Wars at 3107 W. Dunnellon Rd, CR 488, Dunnellon presents:

 Breakfast, including a massive plate of victuals (10 items), is served the second and fourth Sunday of every month from 8:30 - 11 a.m. at a cost of $6.  Open to the public.

 BINGO with a progressive jackpot is held every Friday from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Hot dogs, burgers and french fries are available.  Open to the public.

 Regular monthly meeting of the post and auxiliary(s) is at 5 p.m. to eat, 6 p.m. to meet the third Thursday of every month.

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.  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. 

Contact 352-528-0200 for more information. 

 SHARE-Williston

The SHARE Florida Food Network announces 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: 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.