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Upcoming events

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By The Staff

Unity Family Day

Unity Family Community Center, Inc., will hold its Annual Family Day for the entire family and community, a day for families to come and learn prevention strategies and abstinence education for HIV/AIDS, substance prevention and crime prevention.

There will be games, activities and food for the whole family. The event will be Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Unity Temple of Deliverance Outreach Center, 2351 N.E. 200th Ave., Williston.

For details call 528-3556 or 529-2030.

Chamber After Hours

The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours on Thursday, March 27, from 5-7 p.m., at Capital City Bank, 144 E. Noble Ave., Williston.

Literary Latte March 27

A "Literary Latte" will be held at the Williston High School Media Center on Thursday, March 27, from 7-8 p.m. All are invited to the presentation of poems and songs.

TDC to meet

The Levy County Tourist Development Council will meet next on Thursday, March 27, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Visitors Bureau Office, 620 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson. Call 486-3396 for more information. The meeting is open to the public.

Health issues discussed

The Levy County Health Department met Jan. 31 with 45 community members and agencies to discuss health issues in Levy County. We decided on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to our public health system and identified potential strategic issues to improve the health of our citizens.

Community members are invited to participate in identifying strategic issues and action steps to solve these problems.

We would like to see the community represented so that the strategic plan created will reflect the county's needs.

The next strategic planning meeting will be March 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Bronson High School.

Please call 486-3405 to RSVP or for any questions you may have.

VPK, Head Start

applications due

All 3- and 4-year-old children who live in Levy County are eligible to apply for Headstart or Voluntary Pre-K and a free development screening by making an appointment at the following sites:

Bronson Elementary School, March 3-14; Chiefland Elementary, March 17-28; Joyce Bullock Elementary, March 17-28.

Contact Emily King at 528-3341 for VPK; or Heather Shepherd at 486-1229 for Headstart.

Application does not guarantee placement.

Airport event set

The city of Williston along with the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its third annual Williston Airport Recreational Fest & Fly Market.

It will be held on Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date will be Sunday, March 30.

Admission is $2 per person and parking is free. The event will be held at the Williston Airport on Southwest 19th Avenue, just off SR 121 South.

This event will feature static displays of airplanes, both old and new, bi planes as well as Cessna 170 plane rides by Lumart Aviation. This annual event also features boats and antique cars and antique tractors as well as Sheriff's Office demonstrations including K-9 demos. The event will include arts, crafts and food vendors as well as entertainment.

This is a wonderful, affordable family event that features something for everyone.

For additional information call 528-4900 or 528-5552.