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  • Floridians get $8.4 billion in mortgage settlement

    On Thursday, the U.S. government announced a $25 billion settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses and unacceptable nationwide mortgage servicing practices.

  • Chiefland Chamber banquet reservations due

    Reservations are due Feb. 24 for the 2011 Citizen of the Year Award banquet being held on March 6 at Tommy Usher Community Center  by the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce.
    The event begins with a social at 6:30 p.m. and the announcement of this year's winner of the prestigious award at 7 followed by dinner.  Take part in any of the simultaneous silent auctions, to fund our annual scholarship for a Chiefland High Senior.

  • Haven Hospice is bringing Attic to town

    Haven Hospice is opening a Chiefland branch of its upscale thrift shop, Attic resale store, on March 10 and is partnering with two local community groups to help its clients with furnishing their homes and work wardrobes.
    "There are some partnerships in the community that we are joining — Another Way and Meridian Behavioral Health," said Susan Follick, spokeswoman for Haven Hospice. "We will provide vouchers for them to buy clothes to go out for job interviews and we will have furniture and they can use vouchers so they can furnish their home."

  • Chiefland Chamber meets Friday

     The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce meeting is Friday, Feb. 24, at noon the Haven Hospice Care Center conference room, located at 311 N.E. 9th St., Chiefland.
     Lunch ordered in and sponsored by Haven Hospice.
     Members are asked to RSVP as soon as possible bu calling the chamber office at 493-1849 or emailing chieflandchamber@bellsouth.net.
    Each month the lunches will be sponsored by a different local Chamber member business throughout the year.

  • Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominations for 2011

    Do you know someone who has made a noteworthy contribution to the community, someone who has gone out of his or her way and beyond to help others, a person who demonstrates a dedication to accomplishing encouraging achievements? The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Anyone who would like to nominate a person for Citizen of the Year 2011 can submit a letter of recommendation, or call the Chamber office for a nomination form designed to help with the write-up.

  • Chiefland Chamber news

    Make reservations for meeting
    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and members meetings will be Friday, Jan. 27, at a new location.
    The meetings will be at a new temporary location, Haven Hospice,  311 N.E. 9th St., Chiefland.
    Lunch for the membership meeting is being catered in by BubbaQues Restaurant at $5 per person.
    Members need to RSVP to chieflandchamber@bellsouth.net or call the office, Monday-Friday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Mixer at Chiefland Billiards

  • PSC approves cost recovery amounts for Progress

     The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today addressed issues for Progress Energy Florida remaining from its annual cost recovery hearing held on Nov. 2-3.

  • In appreciation

     At the annual October meeting of the Florida Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB) in Lakeland, newly elected 2011-2012 FACVB Chairman of the Board Carol McQueen, left, executive director of Levy County Visitors Bureau, presents Mark Jackson, center, director of Central Florida Tourism and Sports Marketing-Polk County with his  Past Chair  appreciation plaque, as the Association's Executive Director Robert Skrob looks on.

  • Business news briefs

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  • Business News

    Tri-County Orthotic Prosthetic Institute welcomes Stephanie Gilbert as their new billing specialist.  Stephanie has 12 years of experience in medical billing and is excited to be a part of the TCONP team.  Stop by and say hello.