Labor Day marks the end of the traditional summer boating season in many places, even though Florida weather is perfect for getting out on the water most of the year.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) urges boaters to have fun by boating safely, and to be careful over the upcoming busy holiday weekend.
There were lots of salads for lunch at the Aug. 24 Suwannee Valley Rotary Club meeting as certified health coach Rose Gleichowski spoke to the club about eating right and losing weight.
Gleichowski, who owns a Gainesville weight loss clinic, said weight loss can be frustrating because it's a lot of work. People need to exercise, eat less and eat better.
What started out as a training trip for incoming Rotary Club district governors turned into an enlightening experience for one and the Chiefland Rotary Club that she addressed on Aug. 18.
Jeannie Quave of Panama City Beach was in training to head Rotary District 6940 that stretches from Pensacola to Chiefland when the training group took a service trip to Haiti earlier this year.
"We are blessed to be able to do for others," she said in opening her speech.
How blessed the club would soon learn.
Teresa Watson, with the office of State Rep. Leonard Bembry (D-District 10), will host mobile office hours on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Levy County Courthouse, from 9-11 a.m., and at the Williston City Council Chamber Meeting Room from 1-3 p.m.
She will be available to assist people with questions or requests on state issues. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Watson at 352-493-6848 or email@example.com.
The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library (FLCPL) Board of Directors, will hold their monthly meeting at the Library, 104 NE 3rd Street, Chiefland (a block behind City Hall), at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.