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 May

JBES Kindergarten Registration

Joyce Bullock Elementary School is now registering students for kindergarten. 

Students may register through June 9 and class/teacher placement will begin mid-June.

To register, bring a birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization records and a physical that cannot be more than one year old from the start of the school year, Aug. 10.

Incoming kindergarten students must be 5 years old before Sept. 1.

Packets may be picked up at the school during office hours and on the following nights: Tuesday, May 17 until 6 p.m and Thursday, May 19 until 6 p.m.

If your child already attends JBES Pre-K, he/she is automatically registered for kindergarten. Updated physicals and immunizations are required.

For more information, call 528-3341.

 

Quarter Auction

On Saturday, May 21, American Legion Post 236 of Bronson and the Auxiliary are uniting for another "Quarter Auction/Bake Sale" as a fundraiser starting at 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Baked goods and new to nearly-new items will be auctioned.   There will be hot dogs, etc. while you are bidding on your favorite item(s).  The public is invited to attend.  

The post is located at 9550 NE 27 A, just outside of Bronson.  For more information, call the canteen at 486-5003.

 

Kindergarten Roundup

Kindergarten roundup is scheduled for Tuesday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Joyce Bullock Elementary School. 

Registration packets can be picked up and dropped off. The principal will share information about kindergarten, school policies, dress code and ways to ensure your child is ready for kindergarten.

 

Ongoing

 

Love Levy Help Center

Love Levy Community Help Center is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to assist residents with food, clothing and biblical guidance. 

Love Levy also provides information about other local organizations which can help with utilities, medical, housing and employment opportunities.

 For more information, call Love Levy at 529-7663.

Mobile Food Pantry

The second Thursday of each month there will be a mobile pantry sponsored by From the Heart Ministry at the Masonic Hall in Williston.  The doors will open at 12:30 p.m.  All are welcome. 

 For more information, call Loretta at 352-214- 5119. 

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Saturday at the Midway Plaza from 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

 

Alanon Meetings

Alanon meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Midway Plaza.

 

Zumba Classes

Zumba, the dance fitness program that is suitable for all ages 0-100, is held Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church gym. The cost is $1. 

 

Tri-County Pregnancy

Tri-County Pregnancy Center is open to clients between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.  in the Williston Center.

Tri-County Pregnancy Center is a not for profit organization, helping area families in crisis and is located across the street from Williston High School.  Call 352-528-0200 for information.

 

Square Dancing

Clover Squares of Levy County will be dancing on Wednesday evenings at Williston Crossings RV Park Community Center, 410 NE 5th St.,Williston.  Classes will begin at 6:30 followed by the dance at 7:30. 

 For more information call 528-3323.

 

Buy a Paver; Honor Veterans

The plan to unveil a veterans'/war memorial in Heritage Park is thousands of dollars away from fruition.

More than $20,000 is needed to erect the lighted memorial that will pay tribute to all branches of the armed forces. To date, less than a quarter of that money has been raised.

The memorial, a project by the Williston Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), will also honor veterans – living and dead – with stone pavers at its base. 

For $50 an individual can honor a veteran with a paver/brick that  has space available for three lines to recognize the veteran’s service. 

For more information, call the Williston Chamber of Commerce at 528-5552 or Carolyn at the Williston Pioneer at 528-3343.

 

Methodist Thrift Store

First United Methodist Church Mission Thrift store is open every Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. he store is located at 25 SW 3rd St., Williston.