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The city of Gainesville closed Cofrin Nature Park in order to complete a restoration project on Beville Creek. The goal of the project is to repair the eroding shoreline and provide new areas to the creek where wildlife can gather. The park is slated to reopen sometime in the fall.
Members of the University of Florida women’s track team helped serve food at St. Francis’ homeless shelter.
After volunteering his services to the Rotary Club of Gainesville for many years, Brent Williams, 63, received the Service Above Self Award at a club luncheon Tuesday. Williams, who suffers from the neurodegenerative disease ALS, has not let that stop his work to support the community.
Alachua Women Build recently finished its seventh home for Habitat for Humanity and will break ground on the eighth home Oct. 15.
The seventh house, named the Memorial House, is now home to a single mother and her four children, who moved in over the summer.
Buchholz High School students are helping prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.