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Lake Butler Rotary Honors District 6970 Governor, Brent Coates

Submitted by Ted Barber On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, the Lake Butler Rotarians not only distributed 145 dictionaries to all the LBES Third graders, but honored our District 6970 Governor, Brent Coates. Brent Coates began his career as the District … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club Distributes Dictionaries to LBES Students

The Lake Butler Rotary Club #4372 provided 145 Lake Butler Elementary School Students with new dictionaries to keep with 50% of the Regular Members assisting Tuesday morning, September 19, 2017. This important community literacy project marks the eleventh year that … Continue reading

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After the Hurricane Comes the Clean-Up and Repairs, Be Cautious When Hiring a Contractor

After natural disasters like Hurricane Irma, unlicensed contractors and scammers often come into the affected area promising immediate clean-up and debris removal. Some demand payment up-front for work they never do. Others simply lack the skills, licenses, and insurance to … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club® Open to All Florida Residents After Irma

Sam’s Club® has announced that they are temporarily waiving their membership fees and opening their warehouse clubs to everyone affected by Hurricane Irma in Florida to help them replenish their pantries and buy other needed items for after the storm. … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency for All Florida Counties in Response to Hurricane Irma

Today, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 17-235 declaring a state of emergency in all 67 counties within the State of Florida in response to Hurricane Irma – a major Category 4 storm approaching Florida. By declaring a state of emergency in … Continue reading

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HPS Enterprises Submits Claim for Relief under the Land Use and Environmental Dispute Resolution Act. Section 70.51, Florida Statute

In the January 21, 2016 edition of the Union County Times, a handful of Union and Bradford County Families announced their intent to join together in a multi-million dollar industrial venture of mining for phosphate deposits buried underneath some 3600 … Continue reading

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Rotary News from the August 29, 2017 Lake Butler Rotary Meeting

Jason Davis, Owner of the Hillandale Quality Feed business in Lake Butler was our guest speaker.  He told us the business began in 1970 producing 90% of the chicken feed needed from locally grown corn. The company adjusted to the … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club Meeting Review from August 22, 2017

Russ Wade earned the extra credit by correctly answering the question regarding this day (August 22) in History.  The question asked about an international emblem used under the Geneva Convention of 1864 for nonpartisan care to the sick and wounded … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club News from Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Article by Ted Barber Sara Owen was honored as the Lake Butler Rotary Club’s newest member. Dave Mecusker read a short biography about Sara and then presented her with her Rotary Badge, framed Certificate of Membership and a welcome packet. … Continue reading

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Lake Butler Rotary Club Hosts Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Article by Ted Barber   Following Club President Ted Barber’s welcome of all the guests,  Dave Mecusker, Club Membership Chairmen, welcomed Bob Brown as the newest Lake Butler Rotary Club member. Trent Wheeler and Donna Harris presented Welcome Certificates to … Continue reading

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