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This week: Chiefland Elementary students to get flu mist vaccinations

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By The Staff

Monday

CES seasonal flu vaccinations The Levy County Health Department and Medimmune Inc. will administer free seasonal flu mist vaccinations to Chiefland Elementary School students on Monday, Oct. 19. It will be given to students whose parents have signed a consent form for the vaccination.   Cookie fun at Bronson Library

Kids young and old are invited to decorate and eat cookies from 4:30 to 5 p.m. at the Bronson Public Library. The library will provide all materials needed for this free event. For more information contact the local librarian or Jenny Rodgers, 352-486-5552 or jrodgers@neflin.org.

  GOP meets tonight

The regular monthly meeting of the Levy County Republican Executive Committee is Monday, Oct.19, at Bubbaque’s Restaurant in Chiefland.  The meeting will start with food and fellowship at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. The group is looking for people who want to increase the number of registered Republicans in Levy County.

  All week

First United Methodist Church in Chiefland is holding its annual pumpkin and gourd sale in front of the church on U.S. Highway 27A/State Road 500. Small pumpkins are 50 cents each and prices on the larger  pumpkins go up to $20. The church is also selling swan gourds and pie pumpkins. The stand is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, including Sundays, until Oct. 31. 

  Tuesday School Board meets The Levy County School Board meets at 9 a.m Tuesday at the District Offices in Bronson.   Levy County Board of County Commissioners meet The Board of County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. in the commission meeting room in the County Courthouse in Bronson.   Relay for Life Kickoff The kickoff for the 2010 Gilchrist-Levy Counties Relay for Life sponsored by the American Cancer Society will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Trenton Community Center,

AARP meeting at Otter Springs

AARP will mee at 10:30 a.m. at the Otter Springs Lodge. The guest speaker will be Mary Lee Tanka who will talk about S.H.I.N.E, an organization which helps seniors make decisions about a supplemental Medicare policy and other topics that affect seniors.

Wednesday Health Assesment Day Annual Health Assessment Day and Chili Cook-off will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Tommy Usher Community Center, 516 SW 4th Ave., Chiefland. Flu shots are available (bring your Medicare card). For more information call Chiefland Sr. Center 352-490-7055.   Friday Fall Festival at CES

The Chiefland Elementary School PTO is hosting the annual Fall Festival on October 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the school. All proceeds go to the school. All are invited to enjoy the fun and help out the school!

  High School Football

Williston at Ocala Trinity Catholic, 7:30 p.m.

Bronson at Branford, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday Haven Hospice hosts Fall at the Derby

Haven Hospice hosts Fall at the Derby at Black Prong Equestrian Center, a 250-acre property, nestled in the heart of the Goethe Forest. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., there will be live entertainment, live and silent auctions, demonstrations of competitive carriage driving competitions, and a meal catered by Williston’s Ivy House.Tickets, which are $75 each, are available by contacting Sara Walker at 379-6258 at Drummond Bank in Chiefland, Trenton, Cedar Key and Cross City. Black Prong Equestrian Center is located 8.5 miles south of Bronson on CR 337..