THURSDAY — October 4



Washington County Candidate Forum



SUNNY HILLS — On Oct. 4, we will have a candidate forum for all candidates with questions from the residents.   
All Washington County residents are invited to participate. Please send any questions to: Karen at   kbschoen@bellsouth.net, or Chuck  at shachakel@att.net



 



 Kid Safety and Fun Expo



BONIFAY — MPE and H&H will sponsor a Free Kid Safety and Fun Expo, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Oct. 4, 5, and 6, at the Bonifay Rodeo. There will be baby twin deer at  the expo and much, much more.



 



BCF 70th Anniversary Celebration



GRACEVILLE — The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville will be holding their 70th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 4, at the college. For more information call 263-3261.



 



 



 



FRIDAY — October 5



Krafty Katz to Hold Pizza Hut Fundraiser



CHIPLEY — The Krafty Katz Relay For Life team will be holding a fundraiser at Pizza Hut, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Oct. 5. Call Vicki Lamb at 326-3319, Cathrine Lamb at 326-0121 or Cecilia Spears at 658-4038 to get your FREE ticket.



 Kid Safety and Fun Expo



BONIFAY — MPE and H&H will sponsor a Free Kid Safety and Fun Expo, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Oct. 4, 5, and 6, at the Bonifay Rodeo. There will be baby twin deer at  the expo and much, much more.



2012 Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Parade



BONIFAY — The 2012 Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Parade will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 5 and 6, in Downtown Bonifay.



The Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Parade foes hand in hand with the Rodeo events. Thousands of spectators flood the streets of Bonifay on Friday and Saturday afternoon to view floats, queens, dignitaries, bands, ATV’s, wagon trains and hundreds of horses. The parade starts at the north end of Bonifay. All entries line-up at the Elementary School and winds around to Highway 79 in front of the Piggy Wiggly and travels south on Highway 79, turns right on Veterans Boulevard and ends in front of Memorial Field (rodeo arena). We are looking forward to a great year of fun filled activities.



Entry fees for the parade are as follows: business/political and all float contestants fees are $40; individual fees are $15 for one day or $20 for two days; ATV, Go-Cart and Motorcycles are $10 for one day and $15 for two days; horseback riders, horse drawn wagons and other animal friends are free.



A late charge of $5 is applied to you registration after Sept. 28. This also applies if you register the same day of the parade. Over the years the Rodeo Parade has sold thousands of beads that can be tossed out for spectators of all ages to catch. Beads may be purchased in advance by the case or at the Parade Registration Desk (While supplies last).



On Saturday the floats entered are judged in categories of: queen/king pageant; sports school civic, club/nonprofit; religious church spiritual; business organization political. Each category will pay $200 for first prize. If a division has 10 or more entries the second place will be awarded at $150 prize.



All participants must line-up at Bonifay Elementary School; west on Highway 177 A. entry numbers will be assigned each morning at the sign in table between the hours of 9 a.m. and Noon. You must have your float/car/entry in position by Noon. Registration will end at Noon. Please do not wait until the last minute to get your vehicle parked in the line-up.



For more information call 547-4572.



 



 



SATURDAY — October 6



Discover Florida Archaeology



CHIPLEY — Falling Waters State Park and FPAN Pensacola present Discover Florida Archaeology with Scott and Irina Sorset at 3:30 p.m., on Oct. 6. The event will be held at Falling Waters State Park. This is a FREE event. For more information call 638-6130.



 



USAF Academy Band to Perform



BONIFAY — The Bonifay Kiwanis Club proudly welcomes Wild Blue Country, on Oct. 6. The band will perform at 5 p.m. at Veterans Park in Bonifay. They will also be in the Rodeo parade on Saturday.



 Kid Safety and Fun Expo



BONIFAY — MPE and H&H will sponsor a Free Kid Safety and Fun Expo, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Oct. 4, 5, and 6, at the Bonifay Rodeo. There will be baby twin deer at  the expo and much, much more.



2012 Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Parade



BONIFAY — The 2012 Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Parade will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 5 and 6, in Downtown Bonifay.



The Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Parade foes hand in hand with the Rodeo events. Thousands of spectators flood the streets of Bonifay on Friday and Saturday afternoon to view floats, queens, dignitaries, bands, ATV’s, wagon trains and hundreds of horses. The parade starts at the north end of Bonifay. All entries line-up at the Elementary School and winds around to Highway 79 in front of the Piggy Wiggly and travels south on Highway 79, turns right on Veterans Boulevard and ends in front of Memorial Field (rodeo arena). We are looking forward to a great year of fun filled activities.



Entry fees for the parade are as follows: business/political and all float contestants fees are $40; individual fees are $15 for one day or $20 for two days; ATV, Go-Cart and Motorcycles are $10 for one day and $15 for two days; horseback riders, horse drawn wagons and other animal friends are free.



A late charge of $5 is applied to you registration after Sept. 28. This also applies if you register the same day of the parade. Over the years the Rodeo Parade has sold thousands of beads that can be tossed out for spectators of all ages to catch. Beads may be purchased in advance by the case or at the Parade Registration Desk (While supplies last).



On Saturday the floats entered are judged in categories of: queen/king pageant; sports school civic, club/nonprofit; religious church spiritual; business organization political. Each category will pay $200 for first prize. If a division has 10 or more entries the second place will be awarded at $150 prize.



All participants must line-up at Bonifay Elementary School; west on Highway 177 A. entry numbers will be assigned each morning at the sign in table between the hours of 9 a.m. and Noon. You must have your float/car/entry in position by Noon. Registration will end at Noon. Please do not wait until the last minute to get your vehicle parked in the line-up.



For more information call 547-4572.



 



 



 



SUNDAY — October 7



86th Annual Kent-Collins Reunion



BLACK, ALA. — Relatives and friend of the late W.A. and Laura Lee Kent Collins are invited to attend the 86th Annual Kent-Collins reunion on Oct. 7 at the Black Community Center in Black Ala., under the water tower. Please bring a covered dish to share at lunch and any photos or other mementos. Come and enjoy a day of fellowship beginning at 10 a.m. for more information call Betty Collins Paulding at 334-692-3375.