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Fallen Heroes Memorial
Festival in Trenton June 23

To honor our first responders and fallen heroes

Chiefland Police Department

There is going to be a Fallen Heroes Memorial Festival on Saturday, June 23 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the rodeo arena, 4050 US 129 in Trenton. Come out to honor our first responders and fallen heroes. There will be Fun, Food, & Games! First Responders Donut Eating Contest, Dunk - A - Cop, K9 Demo, Bounce Houses, Water Slides, Car Show, Bike Show, Game Booths, Silent Auction, Raffles and More!

A Poker Run will benefit the Friends of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. Registration is from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the Gilchrist County Rodeo Arena. Rider is $15 and passenger $10. Prizes will be awarded for best hand and worst hand. There will also be a 50/50 silent/raffle. Auction items from Harley Davidson, M&C Army Surplus Store and more.

Tickets are $10 for ages 12+ and children under 12 are free. All festival proceeds will be used to purchase a memorial for the fallen deputies of Gilchrist County. For vendor information, please email   

If anyone is interested in doing something fun, and at the same time, help your community, here’s an excellent chance! If you are interested in helping with this event, please call Amanda Hood at 352-949-8677. She needs volunteers to help with the event as well as people to spread the word about this!