Upcoming events briefs

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By The Staff

New Abundant Life

holds conference

for women

New Abundant Life, 131 N. Main St., Williston, will hold its annual Women’s Conference from Jan. 22, today, through Jan. 25.

Tonight’s speaker at 7:30 p.m. will be Bobbie Smith.

Baseball team

holds golf event

this Saturday

The Williston High School baseball team is sponsoring the first ever “Bats on Fire” golf tournament on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Williston Highlands Golf and Country Club. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 8.

This is a three-man scramble, $45 per person or $135 per team, which includes lunch. Hole sponsorships are available for $75. Advance team registration and a hole sponsorship is available for $200.

All proceeds go to the WHS baseball program. For information contact Molly White at 558-4286 or Dedee McLeod at 494-9595.

WYAA baseball

signups to end

Last day for baseball, t-ball and softball sign-ups is Saturday, Jan. 24, for the Williston Youth Athletic Association. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. is the WYAA board meeting. Officer elections will be held. Anyone interested in becoming a board member or helping out should attend.

Soup/chili dinner

at Woman’s Club

is this Sunday

A Soup/Chili dinner will be held at the Williston Woman’s Club on Sunday, Jan. 25 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. A variety of homemade soups and chilis will be available accompanied by salad , crackers and cornbread topped off with yummy desserts. Club members of the woman’s club and the junior woman’s club will be cooking for the fund-raiser which will help fund their club projects.

Adults may enjoy their fill trying different soups for just $6 and children under 10 are $3.

Spaghetti meal

on Sunday at Holy

Family Church

Holy Family Catholic Church is holding an Italian Spaghetti Meal Sunday, Jan. 25, starting with a “happy hour” at 4 p.m. a followed by a meal at 5. Chef is Greg Brochetti.

The meal includes Angel Hair Spaghetti, meat balls, a tossed salad, various breads, beverages and homemade cakes.

Tickets may be purchased at the door at the parish hall on Alt. U.S. 27, just west of Williston. The church is asking $9 for adults and $5 for youths.

There will be music, and perhaps people may choose to dance. For further information call 528-0084.

Driving class due

An AARP driver safety class for those 50 and older which, with certain exceptions, qualifies graduates for a discount on their automobile insurance, will be given over two days, four hours each day.

Cost is $14 per person for all materials, except pen or pencil. However, if you are an AARP member, the cost is $12 and bring your AARP card with you.

The course, which has no pass/fail test, will be given on Monday, Jan. 26 and Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 9 a.m. at Williston City Hall, 50 N. Main St. Call Linda Cochran at (352) 493-1742 to register.

Levy GOP plans

Jan. 26 meeting

The monthly meeting of the Levy County Republican Executive Committee will be held on Monday, Jan. 26, at Bubbaque’s Restaurant in Chiefland formally known as Bell’s. The gathering will start with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. then the meeting at 7. All Republicans are welcome.

Election of officers will be held and there will e a vote on the meeting day either to change to the third Monday or stay with the fourth Monday.

The Lincoln Reagan Memorial Dinner will be on Friday, March 27 at Bubbaque’s Restaurant in Chiefland. Tickets are available at the meeting or call Juanita at (352) 339-0747. The Keynote Speaker will be the Former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, Marco Rubio. He is best known for his book 100 Innovative Ideas for Florida’s Future. Rubio traveled around the state to gather ideas from citizens for this book. And many of the issues he pushed for as speaker came from ideas in this book. During his tenure as Speaker, Marco Rubio championed a conservative, small-government approach to Florida’s government.

If you have any questions please call George or Nancy at 486-0036.

Florida historical

program Jan. 30

Paul Dosal from the University of South Florida will present a program, “Florida and the Caribbean: From Ponce de Leon to Hugo Chavez” at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30 at the A. F. Knotts Public Library in Yankeetown.

This program, sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council and the Friends of the Knotts Public Library, highlights the political and economic forces that have bound Florida to the Caribbean for more than 500 years. It is free and open to the public. The library is located at 11 56th St. in Yankeetown,

Adult soccer set

Registration for the WYAA adult soccer program will be Saturday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Registration fee is $30.

Games begin Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. For information contact Angela at 528-6649.

The Soccer committee will meet at WYAA on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.