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Community Briefs 2-28-18

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LIBRARY LUNCH FUNDRAISER
The Chambers County Library will be selling five dollar hotdog lunches in front of the Courthouse on Wednesday, March 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST.
The lunch includes two hotdogs, chips, and a dessert. All of the proceeds will go towards the annual Summer Reading Program at both the Bradshaw and LaFayette libraries.

ST. PADDY’S ON
THE RIVER
Saturday March, 17th 2018 at 2pm until 11pm ET. $10 all day wrist bands (2 and under free) Bands, Food and Fun

ST. JUDE WALK-A-THON
Saturday, March 17, 2018, Time:  9:00 am CST. Registration starts at 8:30 am CST.
Minimum fee to walk is $10
Location:  Chambers County Courthouse Square, Lafayette Al
Contact Info: Whit Allen or Felecia Brock. Call 334-755-6332
Sponsored by the Usher Ministry of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

LAFAYETTE LIBRARY PROGRAMS FOR FEBRUARY
Every Thursday at 12:30 is Story Time! StoryTime is for preschool aged children and caregivers. Join us for a story, movie and craft.
Feb 21 Adult Games 1:30 to 4 Bring your favorite games and snacks and enjoy an afternoon of fun and friends.

21ST ANNUAL LAFAYETTE DAY FOR VALLEY HAVEN WILL BE SATURDAY,
APRIL 14th
LaFayette Day for Hike/Bike/Run will include Arts and Crafts, kids rides and games, A Fireman’s Competition, Antique & Classic & Show Cars, a Motorcycle Ride, fun, food, Bar-B-Que, a full day of musical entertainment, and much more. The hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST. All the events take place around LaFayette’s Court Square.
T-shirts on sale at Lowes Pharmacy $10 Adults $5 Kids

EXTENSION SYSTEM OFFERS PRIVATE PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING CLASS FEBRUARY 28TH
On Wednesday February 28, 2018, Dr. Chip East, Commercial Horticulture Regional Extension Agent will be teaching a private pesticide applicator training class at the Chambers County 911/EMA facility (3609 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Lanett 36863).
The class is designed for farmers who need to take the private pesticide applicator test in order to purchase restricted use products. However, we will be discussing chemical safety and sprayer calibration at this class, so anyone who sprays pesticides on a large scale will benefit from this training, even if a restricted pesticide license is not needed.

The meeting begins at 8:00 a.m. Eastern (7:00 a.m. Central) and last about 4 hours. Please call the Chambers Extension Office at 334-864-9373 to make a reservation. A fee of $20 will be charged for this training and testing. Please plan to pay the training and testing fee with a check (checks are preferred) made out the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in the amount of $20 or with the correct cash. An additional licensing fee of $25 will be sent to the Department of Agriculture and Industries by the applicant. The licensing fee is not included in the training and testing fee.
If you need more information, please contact Dr. Chip East (256) 846-0314, Dani Carroll (256) 458-6043, or Christy Hicks (334) 704-3370.

4-H CHICK CHAIN REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH MARCH 19TH
Chambers County 4-H Chick Chain registration is open through March 19, 2018. Chambers County Extension staff will assist each youth along their journey to raising 10 healthy chicks.
For only $40 this is an excellent program for Chambers County youth from ages 9-18 to learn a variety of skills including record-keeping, business management, and poultry management.
Participating youth will realize the pride of accomplishment when they bring two of their chickens to show and auction on October 6, 2018. The youth may keep the remaining chickens and contribute to their home food supply.
For more information about the breeds visit www.aces.edu/chickchain. To sign-up for 4-H Chick Chain, please contact Rachel Snoddy by phone at 334-750-2017 or e-mail leerach@auburn.edu.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome!

CAMP HILL FLEA MARKET
The town of Camp Hill will operate a flea market the second Saturday of each month starting March 10, 2018 thru November 10, 2018. Food venders must have Tallapoosa county permit. No admission fee and free parking Hours of operation is 30 min after daybreak until 2pm. The space rent is $10 er spot. Vender’s space is 20×20. Contact James Woody 256-749-8270. All License vender’s welcome.

FISHING TOURNAMENTS CHAMBERS COUNTY LAKE $1500 IN CASH PAYOUTS!!
CRAPPIE March 1 to march 31. BASS April 1 to April 30. CATFISH May 1 to May 31.
$15 entry fee per tournament. Fish as many times during each month to win a chance at any or all payouts.
All fish must be caught from Chambers County Lake. Must purchase Chambers County lake fishing permit. Must have current state issued Al. fishing license.
1145 County Road 292 LaFayette, Al

MEET THE CANDIDATES
The  Chambers County Alabama Democratic Conference will host a 2018 State and Local Candidate Meet and Greet on Saturday, March 3rd at 10 am EST at the Goodsell United Methodist Church. The speaker will be the Chairman of the Alabama Democratic Conference, Dr. Joe L. Reed