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Events

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, Jan. 14

    Congressman Talks

    A representative from Sen. Bill Nelson’s office will be at Williston City Hall from 4-5 p.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 14.

    Saturday, Jan. 16

    Cheerleading Camp

    There will be a WHS Cheerleader mini camp Saturday, Jan. 16 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for all girls ages 4 and older .  This is a fun day for all girls to spend with the WHS Cheerleaders learning basketball cheers, chants, dances and stunts.  Each child will receive a t-shirt, snacks and lunch. 

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, Jan. 8

    Blood Drive

    Williston Community invites residents to do their part to ensure a safe and adequate blood supply for the community when they team up with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers to host a blood drive Friday, Jan. 8 and Saturday, Jan. 9.

    Stop by the bloodmobile at City Hall between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and make a contribution that can save up to three lives in local hospitals.

    Saturday, Jan. 9

    Klinkenberg to

    Address FOL

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, Dec. 10

    Judge Smith Reception

    Judge Joseph E. Smith will be honored with a reception Thursday, Dec. 10 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Bronson Elementary School Cafeteria, Ishie Ave., Bronson.

    Remarks will be made at 5:30 p.m.

    Smith is retiring after more than 16 years on the bench.

    Friday, Dec. 11

    Light Up Williston Parade

    The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for this year’s Light Up Williston parade.

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, Dec. 5

    5K Cancer Awareness Race/Walk

    The Chiefland Woman’s Club will host its Second Annual 5K Cancer Awareness Race/Walk Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Trailhead Park in Chiefland. 

    The race/walk will be the opening activity for the Chiefland Chamber Christmas Festival.  The entry fee for the race/walk is $20 and proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. 

    Contact Melanie King Hutchison for an entry form or more information at 352-493-7593 or melliek71@hotmail.com.

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, Nov. 6

    Yard Sale

    Ode de Joy, a non-profit group will hold a yard sale at the Williston Lions Club Friday, Nov. 6 and Saturday, Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. until 2 pm.

    Saturday, Nov. 7

    Pistol Class is Fund-raiser

    A basic pistol class will be held Nov. 7 in the Levy County Sheriff’s Office classroom, 9150 NE 80th Ave Bronson.

    The class, hosted by the sheriff’s office, will qualify participants for a Florida concealed weapons permit.

  • Community Happenings

    Friday, Oct. 30

    FFA Barbecue

    Williston High School FFA Chapter will host a barbecue pork dinner Friday, Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m. before the Red Devil homecoming football game.

    Tickets, which are $8, are available either pre-sale from an FFA member or at the dinner in the high school cafeteria.

    For more information,call 528-2153.

    Saturday, Oct. 31

    Woman’s Club Fashion Show/Luncheon

  • Community Calendar

    Saturday, Oct. 24

    NAACP Banquet

    The 19th annual banquet of the local NAACP chapter will be held at Usher Center in Chiefland at 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Checks should be made payable to the NAACP and may be sent to P.O. Box 636, Williston, Florida 32696.

    For more information, please call Al J. Carnegie, president, at 352- 316-4064 or Rev. Scott, vice president, at 352-221-1352.

    Relay for Life Yard Sale

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, Oct. 15

    Free Concert at Library

    On Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. the Friends of the Williston Public Library will celebrate “Hispanic Heritage Month.”

    The Latin Band “Tropix” will perform, featuring band leader Gilberto DePaz.

    Originally from Puerto Rico, DePaz has resided in Gainesville for over 30 years. He has been in the music profession for 45 years. He is an accomplished performer and is locally, nationally and internationally popular. The program is free.

    Friday, Oct. 16

  • Community Happenings

    Thursday, Oct. 8

    Chamber Business After Hours

    The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After Hours event at Palms Medical Center (formerly known as Trenton Medical Center) from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to meet the Center’s CFO Anita Riels, the medical director Bruce Thomas, MD, and the staff . For more information contact the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, 528-5552.

    Nature photographer at library

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, Sept. 26

    River Cleanup

    Manatee State Park, the Friends of Manatee Springs and Suwannee Guides are celebrating National Public Lands Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 26 beginning at 9 a.m. at Clay Landing.

    Bring your own boat, or for the first 15 reservations, Suwannee Guides will provide canoes at no charge. The group will also shuttle participants from Manatee Springs to Clay Landing.

    The first 50 to register will have a free lunch provided by the Friends of Manatee Springs.