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THE NEWSCASTER-Nature Coast News
Thirteen Students Complete CNA Course
(CHIEFLAND) The College of Central Florida recognized 13 students who com-
Education Salad Luncheon
pleted the Certified Nursing Assistant program at the Levy Center on Tuesday, March 1.
The Yankeetown-Inglis Woman’s Club will hold their highly anticipated Educa-
The CNA program prepares students to work in the health care field as nursing assistants
tion Salad Luncheon, Wednesday, March 16th, 12 Noon at the Clubhouse on 56th St.,
and to take and pass the Florida Certified Nursing Assistant exam. The program consists
Yankeetown. In an effort to continue to support our communities, over 40 mouth watering
of 80 hours of classroom and lab training as well as 40 hours of clinical experience at a
salads and a delicious homemade dessert will be offered for a donation of $7.00 plus a
local health care facility. The students attended Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in
chance to win many door prizes donated by local merchants.
Trenton for their clinical experience.
In years past, Helen Siegel donated many of her handmade quilts for fundraising
All classes, except clinical training, are held in Chiefland at the CF Levy Center, 114
raffles at the Woman’s Club and this year will be no different. Tickets are $5.00 each or 3
Rodgers Blvd. in Chiefland. A high school diploma or GED is not required.
for $10.00, drawing will be held at our Scholarship Awards Luncheon, Wednesday, May
In addition to the CNA course, the Levy Center offers a variety of other continuing
4th. Remember all proceeds from the Salad Luncheon will be donated to Yankeetown
education courses as well as college credit, adult education, and adult high school. For ad-
School for a special project. So grab your friends and neighbors and join us Wednesday,
ditional information, visit the Levy Center, call 352-493-9533
March 16th for a great afternoon of fun, food and prizes.
Republican Club Lincoln Day Luncheon
The Yankeetown – Inglis Republican Club will hold their annual Lincoln Lun-
cheon on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 12 noon. The star spangled event will be at the
Inglis Community Center behind City Hall at Highway 40 just west of Highway 19.
Elected officials from several counties will be in attendance to meet the new
Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, Dave Bitner. The Chairman is from a small
rural county and his platform is to help the smaller Counties to increase their roll in local
Republican activities and elections – hence his visit to Levy County.
Tickets for the delicious chicken salad luncheon and Lincoln program are $10 for
YIR Club members and $15 for non-members. Seating is limited so please make reserva-
tions early – call Edith at 447-2622 or Don at 212-8875. The public is invited to meet and
Third Annual Kayak & Canoe Race
Join in the fun of the Third Annual Withlacoochee Wilderness Kayak & Canoe
Race and Rally,9:30AM, Saturday, March 19th. Hosted by Withlacoochee Area Residents,
Inc., all proceeds will help fund the efforts of the organization to protect and preserve
Florida’s Nature Coast and its’ water sources for the benefit of everyone.
Receiving Certificates of Completion were Keisha Dean, Melissa Dear, Shenita Jackson, Debra
The By-Pass Spillway Park located off CR 40 in Inglis will be the launch site for an
Landsiedel, Jackie O’Donald, Monica Ondrick, Raquel Perryman, Suzanne Rice, Bonita Ridgely,
exciting trip down the river. The Race and River Rally will both start at the Inglis By Pass
Melanie Smith, Lacey Stewart, Ashlee Stockton and Tonya Tibbetts.
Spillway of the Withlacoochee River and head west. For registration forms, race routes and
directions call: Jack Schofield at 352-447-6152 or Dan Hilliard at 352-447-5434.
Wilderness Circle Spring Equinox Sunday, March 20, 2011
At 11 am. Mackie Sanford of Cherokee Indian descent is in charge. We will have a fire
in the Circle. Mackie will lead the group in prayer. The eagle circles above the Circle and
I expect a sign in the sky honoring the ceremony. The Equinox means the days and nights
are equal. Indian blood not required, just the Indian heart.
Pot luck and music follows the prayers. Bring a dish to share, your soft drinks and instru-
ments. Betty Berger (352) 447-2736 or e firstname.lastname@example.org
Levy County Tourist Development Council Meeting
The Levy County Tourist Development Council will have their bi-monthly meet-
ing Tues., March 29, 2010 at 6 pm, At: Levy County Visitors Bureau,620 N. Hathaway
Ave., Bronson. The meeting is open to the public.
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
Corned Beef and Cabbage with potatoes, carrots Irish soda bread, jello salad, and desser-
tat Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church,5850 Riverside Drive,Yankeetown,Thur. March
17th 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Take-Out Available 447-2506 $6.50 donation,$50 money Tree.
Cycle For Education
The Levy County Schools Foundation invites you to Cycle for Education on
the Greenway Trail. The ride begins in Chiefland, over the Suwannee River and into Di-
xie County on Saturday, April 16, 2011. Start Time (rain or shine) and On Site Registra-
tion is from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at the Chiefland Shopping Center-102 North Main Street,
Community Volunteers Tackle Library Bathroom - Edward Michaels, facilitator for the AF
Hwy 19/98 Chiefland, FL., there is no mass start. The Registration fee is $25 per rider and
Knotts Friends of the Library Bathroom Project, headed up a team to demolish the former li-
includes an event t-shirt and goody bag for the first 100 registrants or all those who register
brary lavatories in order to upgrade to a handicapped-accessible unisex restroom meeting all
by March 25. Complimentary breakfast and lunch for all riders is included also. The conti-
state and local codes. Pictured here on March 4, 2011 are from the left: FOL Larry Cohan; FOL
nental breakfast will be served from 7:30 am to 10:00 am and a light lunch will be served at
Edward Michaels; Tommy Sholes, Y-Town Councilman; FOL Chris Fineout; FOL Jean Holbrook;
the Ride Start-11 am-1 pm. If you are unable to participate in the Cycle for Education, but
Norm Shannahan, Y-Town Councilman. The project is being funded by Friends of AF Knotts
would like to support the event, we have rider sponsorships available. For more event in-
Public Library and the Yankeetown-Inglis Women’s Club with generous community support.
formation, registration forms and sponsorship opportunities call (352) 486-3408, or email
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