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The State of Florida Provides a Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday for 2017

The State of Florida is providing residents with a Sales Tax Holiday for supplies needed for disaster preparedness. The 2017 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on … Continue reading

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Union County Public Library Kicks Off their 2017 Summer Children’s Programs on June 8, 2017

Summer is almost here, and everyone at the Union County Public Library are ready for their Summer 2017 kids programs to begin! Catered to children ages infant to 12 years old, the Summer Children Programs feature fun activities through the … Continue reading

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LBES to host Online Teacher Requests for the 2017-2018 School Year

Lake Butler Elementary School will be hosting online teacher requests for the 2017-2018 school year. This event will take place for one day only, and that will be on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 9:30am until 5:00pm. Please be aware … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club Meeting News | May 23, 2017

Article submitted by Ted Barber Fifteen members and visitors attended the Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Lake Butler Rotary Club Meeting. Following the Noon to 12:30 PM Lunch, President Steve Wellhausen called the Club Meeting to order. Billy Ray Foister introduced … Continue reading

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Brooker’s Pine Hill Lodge #9 Gets a Lift

Article by Ted Barber Following an outstanding School of Instruction for the members of Lake Butler Chapter No. 40, Order of the Eastern Star, Members of Brooker’s Pine Hill Lodge No. 9, held a work day from 1:00 PM to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Ceremony Set for Monday, May 29th

The American Legion Post 153 has a nice ceremony planned for Union County for this year’s Memorial Day. On Monday, May 29th, everyone is invited to attend the ceremony which will be taking place at the Masonic Lodge in downtown … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club’s May 9, 2017 Luncheon Meeting And Board Meeting

Article by Ted Barber Fifteen Rotarians and one guest enjoyed fellowship, a fine meal, and an outstanding guest speaker. Pam Whittle of North Florida Chamber of Commerce provided a very informative talk about business development, land use and the expected … Continue reading

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American Legion Post 153 Presents Awards at the UCHS Annual Awards Assembly May 4, 2017

Article by Ted Barber Our American Legion Post has been active in Lake Butler, Florida according to Mr. Billy McGill since 1926. Over the years we have had as many as 50 active members attending the Post Meetings on a … Continue reading

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Two New Master Masons in the “Friendly 10th Masonic District

Article by Ted Barber Thirty two Master Masons from the “Friendly” 10th Masonic District enjoyed a fried Chicken supper catered by Cynthia’s Crew and the raising of two new Master Masons at the Lake Butler Lodge No. 52’s “Overall” Degree … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting from May 2, 2017

Lake Butler Rotary Club May 2, 2017 Luncheon Meeting Submitted by Ted Barber  Steve Wellhausen, our Rotary Club President opened the Tuesday Meeting following an outstanding lunch provided by Kellie Connell to raise money for the Goodson Memorial Scholarship . Kellie … Continue reading

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