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Community Briefs 4-19-17

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CHICKEN BBQ
The Mount Olive Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Chicken BBQ April 22, from 12:00-5:00 pm at the Fire Department building, 2209 County Rd 237. Tickets are $7.00 per plate. For tickets call 334-863-2585 or 334-863-8402.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH HOMECOMING
To be held May 7, at 10:30 a.m. CST. Guest Speaker- Rev Floyd Carmack- Special Music. Covered dish lunch served immediately following. For information contact: Susan Harmon at 334-864-7263 or Leigh Harmon 334-864-9135.

JACKSON MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH
Schedule
Come join us in fellowship at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. Sunday School – 9:30 am CST. Morning Worship – 10:30 am CST. Wednesday Night Service -4:30 p.m. refreshments followed by the service at 5:30 pm CST. Everybody is welcome to come. The church is located at 3122 Co Rd 89 in LaFayette.

LEBANON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Services are held 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month. Rev. Gerald Ledbetter from West Point Presbyterian in West Point is preaching at 12:30 p.m. CST. All are welcome. Come and worship with us.

CHAMBERS COUNTY SCHOOLS CHILD FIND
The Chambers County and Lanett City Schools are in the process of identifying and locating three groups of children; those in need of special education and related services, those in need of services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and those in need of gifted services. Anyone knowing of a child within Chambers County, but outside the city limits of Lanett, in need of such services is asked to call Diane Sheriff, Special Education/504 Coordinator for Chambers County Schools, at 334-864-9343 extension 10203 or 706-586-2280 (Valley area) extension 10203, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST. Anyone knowing of a child within the city limits of Lanett is asked to contact Christy Carpenter, Special Education/504 Coordinator for Lanett Schools, at 644-5900 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

HEAD START PROGRAM OF CHAMBERS-TALLAPOOSA RECRUITMENT
The Head Start Program of Chambers-Tallapoosa is now taking applications for the 2016-2017 program year for 3 and 4 year old children. Once the child has turned 3 years of age, we can take him/her at any time, IF we have an opening. We accept children with disabilities also. You will need the following to enroll your child: 1. Income verification 2. Copy of birth certificate 3. Immunization record (blue slip) 4. Copy of recent medicaid card 5. Copy of social security card 6. Physical and dental check-up. If you have any questions please call 256-825-4204 or any Head Start Center in your area. LaFayette center is 334-864-2872.

OAK BOWERY UMC GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
We are starting a new Grief Support Group at Oak Bowery UMC. We plan to meet every 2nd Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. and every 4th Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. The group will be lead by Pastor William A. Parker, MEd, BA. Oak Bowery UMC is located at 4051 US Hwy 431. It is 12 miles south of the Chambers Co Courthouse in LaFayette and 8 miles north of Opelika High School and Southern Union. For reservation please call or text Pastor Bill at (706) 518-9122. There is no cost involved but reservations are requested.

APRIL COMMISSION MEETING
The April Commission Meeting of the Chambers County Commission are set for Monday, April 24. Commission meetings begin at 4:00 p.m. CT and are held in the Commission Chamber in LaFayette.

FREDONIA BBQ
Help celebrate Alabama’s Bicentennial by attending the 67th annual Fredonia all you can eat barbecue. It is this Saturday, serving dinner from 5PM to 8PM Eastern at the Fredonia Community Clubhouse located at 6160 County Road 222, Five Points, AL 36855 near the intersection of Chambers County Roads 267 and 222. If you have not gotten your tickets, please come by the clubhouse on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday morning. The tickets are $9 each. Call J J Frickert at 334-499-0115 if you have any questions.