Honoring their service to USA

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The Town of Bronson will be hosting the Annual Levy County Veterans Day Parade on Friday, Nov. 11.


The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the Bronson Post Office. The parade will proceed down U.S. 27A/Hathaway Avenue to State Road 24 and then heads west to Picnic Street where it will go left into the back entrance to James H. Cobb Park.

There will be a ceremony honoring veterans at the park with speakers including Bronson Mayor Bruce Greenlee and the Town Council, Levy County Judge James "Tim" Browning and officials and other veterans.

If you would like to participate in the parade or find out more information, please contact Bronson Town Hall at 352-486-2354.

On Saturday, Nov. 12, the activities move to AMVETS Post 88 on State Road 24 at Northeast 92nd Court for the 2nd Annual Veterans Day Show & Shine Cookout. Activities are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with proceeds benefitting the organization's Wreaths Across America program. The Wreaths program decorates the graves of veterans at Christmas.

There will be food, music, prizes and raffles all day along with a car show.

To register for the show or for more information, call Don Clifton at 352-263-8864.

American Legion Post 236, off 27A near Bronson, will have a weekend of activities for veterans, their families and friends.

From 4-7 p.m. on Nov. 10 (today) veterans can enjoy country fried steak with all the trimmings for free. Guests will be charged $7.

On Friday, Nov. 11, wings and fries are available from 4 to 7 p.m. for $5.

Please call in advance to reserve your spot and to ensure enough wings are on hand at 352-486-5003.

There will also be free entertainment from 1 to 4 p.m.

On Saturday, Nov. 12, the post will have the jackpot drawing for the Queen of Hearts contest at 4 p.m., and Show Me the Money from 4:30 to 5 p.m.

On Sunday, Nov. 13, it will be Karaoke with Marlene from 1 to 5 p.m.

New members are welcomed.

Williston Veterans Day Ceremony

The city of Williston will honor veterans Friday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m at the pavilion in Heritage Park.

In addition to the JROTC color guard and patriotic music.

County Commissioner-elect Matt Brooks, who takes office on Nov. 22, will be the guest speaker.

All branches of the military will be saluted.