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‘Plan B’
TO CONTRIBUTE: Donations can be made to the Putnam First Cancer Fund and mailed to 600 Zeagler Drive, Palatka, FL 32177. Donations can also be made in honor or memory of an individual and should include the family’s name, address or phone number so they can be notified. Donations are tax deductible. For details, visit www.putnamfirstcf.org. Area residents are also invited to join The Friends of Putnam First Cancer Fund by volunteering, organiz...
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LifeStyles
By Trisha Murphy Lifestyle Editor Palatka Daily News He’s coming home. Fans of Jeff McCool, a native of Palatka, and his band, Moccasin Creek, will be happy to know he’s got an upcoming concert and video shoot planned locally The date is Saturday, March 14, and the place is the Putnam County Shrine Club in East Palatka. McCool’s concert, “A Night at Home” will also include the local band 309C performing. Doors open at 7 p.m. Moccasin Creek pla...
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At The Library
Remember today is the last day to deliver to your favorite library your 28 correct answers to the Black History Trivia Contest. After your answers are checked to make sure that all are correct, they will be sent to the Headquarters Library for the drawing to pick the winners of the $25 cash prizes. The winners will be called right after the drawings are completed. Please make sure that your name, age and telephone number are on your answer she...
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Azaleas for the Community and more
By Asia Aikins Palatka Daily News Members of the Woman’s Club of Palatka are making changes to its annual community sale, in hope of offering a little something for everyone. The GFWC Woman's Club of Palatka Community Sale will take place from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Woman’s Club, 600 S. 13th St. During the last two years, the club organized the Cherokee Rose Vintage Sale in the spring, featuring vintage and “shabby-chic...
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West Putnam News
Interlachen’s Rainbow Garden Club reports that 13 members made a trip to Kanapaha Gardens in Gainesville recently. In a news release, Viv Bly wrote, “We had a very knowledgeable guide for the two hour tour. We had a late lunch at Cracker Barrel. Afterward we made a side trip to Brown’s Produce Market near Melrose for strawberries and other produce.” According to Bly, it was an informative meeting. Other attending included Brenda Hicks, Trish B...
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An Evening of Comedy
Special to the Daily News Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for an intimate evening of theatrical performances when they present “The Actors’ Project.” Entitled “All in the Timing,” the six, one-act plays will be performed in the studio theatre located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. Admission is free. Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended. The comedies run today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m....
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LifeStyles
Organizers are counting on the draw of fresh steamed oysters hot on the table along with fish dinners with all the fixins’ to be enough to draw a crowd. It’s not something they haven’t seen before at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Federal Point has been hosting its annual Fish Fry & Oyster Roast for some 35 year. This year’s event will be Saturday, April 26, from noon to 4 p.m. at the church at 124 Commrcial Ave. “Rain or shine we will dine” i...
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IHS student models deliver 'Safe and Sober Prom' message
Special to the Daily News INTERLACHEN – Juniors and seniors at Interlachen High School received a visual treat recently as 19 of their fellow students flaunted the latest fashions for the school's upcoming prom. The show, the second of three held in Putnam County, featured students from the IHS Key Club as emcees and models delivering the Safe and Sober Prom message to their classmates. The final show was held at Palatka High School on Feb. 7....
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Final Bow
By Jennifer Thomas Palatka Daily News correspondent MELROSE – The Lake Area Singers will have their final bow Saturday and Sunday when they put on their last show after 40 years of entertaining local crowds. The group performs “Gilbert and Sullivan Favorites,” a reprise of music from their past performances, according to a release. They include “The Mikado,” “HMS Pinafore,” “Trial By Jury,” “The Pirates of Penzance” and “Patience.” The show is...
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Entertainment Calendar (Week of 2-7-14)
The entertainment calendar deadline is noon Monday for publication on Thursday. BLEW COUNTRY BAND REHEARSAL, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Downtown Blues Bar & Grille, 714 St. Johns Ave., Palatka. Free and open to the public. Details: 325-5454. PALATKA BABE RUTH is now registering local youth for baseball (ages 4-15) and softball (ages 7-16) for the spring season. Online registration deadline is Feb. 14 at palatkababeruth.baberuthonline.com. Online fee...
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Woman's Club of Palatka names new officers
GFWC Woman’s Club of Palatka Inc. began a new term with the following officers: President, Betty Tyson; President-Elect, Elizabeth van Rensburg; First Vice-President, Jan Guzman; Second Vice-President, Jeanette Adkins; Recording Secretary, Mary Crawford; Corresponding Secretary, Janice R. Coyle; Treasurer, Lucille Estes; Auditor, Yvonne Parrish; and Parliamentarian, Emma Lou Morris, hosting their Opening Tea, one of the social highlights of th...
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Lillian Brown: West Putnam news
Interlachen: Growing and Thriving St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is located on 111 S. Francis Street and hosts the “Fourth Friday For Life” from 10 a.m. till noon. Food is handed out until 2 p.m. and is for West Putnam residents only. Following is a list of services available to Free health screening and follow up care for low income and uninsured with St. Vincent’s Health Van and Family Medical and Dental: phones for the hearing impaired from ...
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