Monthly Archives: January 2017

New Social Worker for NEFEC, Rural Partnership for Healthy Kids in Union County

The North East Florida Educational Consortium (NEFEC) has partnered with the Union County School District to form the Rural Partnership for Healthy Kids, along with 8 other school districts in Northeast Florida. Through the Partnership, Lakisha Mills is working with … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Middle School A-Honor Roll Students | 2nd Nine Weeks

Congratulations to the following students from Lake Butler Middle School for making Straight A Honor Roll for the 2nd Nine Weeks of the school year! Way to go students!      

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The 4th Annual Miles for Mom 5K Run\Walk Set for May 20, 2017

What has become a popular tradition in Lake Butler, the annual Miles for Mom 5K Run\Walk, is gearing up for their 4th Annual Event happening on Saturday, May 20, 2017! Online registration has begun, and those wanting to register in … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Hospital to Host Family and Friends CPR Class

On February 23, 2017, Lake Butler Hospital will be hosting a FREE Family and Friends CPR Class. This American Heart Association course “Friends and Family CPR” will give you hands on practice for CPR/AED (automatic external defibrillator) and choke-saving skills for … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club Update from Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Lake Butler Rotary Club Community Update was the topic for our weekly Tuesday Luncheon Meeting. In honor of Mike Lee, Florida Gateway College’s Foundation Executive Director. Art Peterson had the Club sing “Home on the Range” to symbolize fellow … Continue reading

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Local Union County 4-H Member Attends 45th Presidential Inauguration

Fifty Florida 4-H members who witnessed the historic inauguration of the 45th President of the United States will certainly never forget the opportunity! Youth from 15 counties across Florida attended the event January 17th-20th  including Union County 4-H member, Noah … Continue reading

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Are We “Do It Ourselves” People or Do We Depend On God’s Guidance?

TItAre We “Do It Ourselves” People or Do We Depend On God’s Guidance? Ted Barber’s January 20, 2017 We all have a serious danger that,”We can do it ourselves”. We fail to focus on pleasing the Lord God as the … Continue reading

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American Legion Post 153 Held Quarterly Meeting, January 19, 2017

Following an outstanding covered-dish supper the American Legion Commander, Harold Green, invited Mike Ripplinger, Union County High School Principal, to make a proposal regarding Veterans Day. Ripplinger began his proposal by stating that he believed the Veterans should receive the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to 2nd Nine Weeks A-Honor Roll Students at LBES

Congratulations to the following students from Lake Butler Elementary School for making Straight A Honor Roll for the 2nd Nine Weeks of the school year! Way to go!!!  

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Florida KidCare Information for Bradford|Union County Families

Bradford and Union Counties now have a Social Worker designated to link families to affordable healthcare coverage. Kari Hawkins, is working with families to enroll and renew children from birth through age 18 in Florida KidCare Insurance coverage. Florida KidCare … Continue reading

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