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Community Happenings

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Things to do, places to go, people to see

Thursday, May 26

Tourist Council Meeting

The Levy County Tourist Development Council will have its regular bi-monthly meeting Thursday, May 26 at 6 p.m at the Levy County Visitors Bureau 620 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson
Saturday, May 28

AMVETS Open House
AmVets Post 444 in Williston will host an Open House for Memorial Day weekend May 28-30.
Veterans and the public are invited. There will be childrens’ activities and games on Saturday

Bronson FOL
Bronson Friends of the Library will meet Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m at the Bronson Library.  The group will plan its next book sale for the end of June.

Saturday, June 4

Constitution Pary
The Constitution Party of Marion County will hold an organizational meeting Saturday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m in the meeting room of Lassie’s Diner located at 5068 SE Abshier Blvd. (US Hwy 441), Belleview.
All voters registered in the Constitution Party are urged to attend. All other interested people are welcome to attend.
Guest speaker will be State Party Chairman Bernie DeCastro.
For more information, call Jim Penna at 352-817-3240

Upcoming

4-H Camp
Levy County 4-H’ers may attend Camp Cherry Lake June 20 – 24.  
Call 352-486-5131 for more information on the summer camping opportunities.

Nimitz Reunion
USS NIMITZ (CVN68) Association 14th Annual Reunion will be held Oct. 26-29 in Pensacola. Come help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Naval  Aviation.
The banquet guest speaker will be NY Times best -selling author Stephen Coonts.  Contact: Bill Paschall, 228-243-2699 or bpaschal@cableone.net or check out the  website: www.ussnimitzassociation.org for information.

Ongoing

Zumba
First Baptist Church of Williston will hold Zumba Fitness classes with two certified Zumba trainers each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
 Zumba is a new high-energy aerobic routine, includes a little bit of everything.   If you have any questions, please call the church office at 528-4331.

Tornado Relief
Levy County Farm Bureau will be taking donations, through the month of May, for the families affected by the recent tornados in Alabama.
Needed items are bottled water, personal hygiene items, blankets, toys for kids, clothing, non- perishable food items. Cash donations will also be accepted, please make check payable to the Alabama Disaster Relief Fund through Drummond Community Bank. Donations may be delivered to Levy County Farm Bureau located at 312 East Park Ave., Chiefland or 10 SW 7th St., Williston.
 For more information contact Carol Wilson or Jamey Nash at 352-493-4780 or Shelly Nash 352-221-1125.

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.

Mentors Needed
Unity Family Community Center (UFCC) is looking for men and women to become mentors for children of incarcerated parents. UFCC will be hosting mentor training for anyone who wishes to become a mentor. Training will be held 9-11 a.m.
If you need additional information, please contact Ivy Gordon or NoSheika Beard at 352-529-2030 or email us at unityfamilycc@aol.com. Refreshments will  be served.

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

AMVETS Bingo
AmVets Post 444, located on Alt-27 just past the BP station on the left side headed toward Bronson, has Bingo every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
 

Lions Club
The Williston Lions Club hosts Bingo Thursday at 7 p.m., with two jackpots. Bring a friend and get a free game.
The flea market and Farmers’ Market is open Saturday from  8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month. Volunteers and new members welcome.
The club is located at 401 SE 6th St., Williston.