Alachua County Veterans Services invites the Gainesville community to a special Memorial Day ceremony. The ceremony and barbeque will honor a unique group of Gainesville veterans. WUFT’s Erica Cordell talked with retired Alachua County Veterans Services Director, Jim Lynch about the 20,000 veterans in Gainesville.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/5lynch2.mp3]
The Lake City community is working to help a family of eight that lost their home in a fire last week. Donations so far include mattresses, shoes, toothbrushes and sports equipment for the kids, and a GoFundMe has been set up to raise money toward a down payment on a new house.