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Community Briefs 4-20-16

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HORSESHOW AT
BUFFALO ARENA
Chambers Academy Accelerated Reading program will be sponsoring a Horseshow at Veal’s Arena in Buffalo on Saturday, April 23. Gates will open at 10:00 A.M. with events beginning at 1:00 P.M. Come out and join the fun!

CHAMBERS ACADEMY BOOK FAIR
Chambers Academy is having their “Feeling Groovy” Book Fair through Friday, April 22 from 7:30 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. Please come and share some time with us.

GOSPEL SINGING
LaFayette Heights Baptist Church will have a Gospel Singing (Reunion and The Dye Family) on Saturday, April 23 at 6:00 p.m. A love offering will be taken. A hot dog supper will be held at intermission for a donation. All donations to go toward the LHBC Relay for Life Team.

PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH
HOMECOMING
Pleasant Grove Church- Co Rd 53, Union Hill- Sunday, May 1, 2016- 10:30 AM CST. Bro. Ricky Cummings Pastor, Lunch immediately following.

CHICKEN BBQ
The Mount Olive Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Chicken BBQ April 23 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.

COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH
Community Baptist Church, located at 1105 County Road 62 LaFayette, Al. will begin Wednesday night Prayer Meeting Services at 6:00 CDT each week. Pastor, Blain Turner and the members of the church welcome everyone to attend and worship with us.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
For anyone dealing with the pain or loss and feeling the need for support, a “Grief Support/Divorce Recovery/Loss” Group will meet every Tuesday at Oak Bowery United Methodist Church beginning at 1:30-5:30 p.m. CST. For more information contact Pastor Bill Parker at (334)459-0214 or (706)518-9122. If no answer please leave a message. Contacts will be held confidential. There are no charges involved.

“ARE YOU OK”
PROGRAM
The LaFayette Police Department is offering free participation in the `Are You OK`program for the elderly or anyone that lives alone. If you are interested please call 334-864-2211. Participants must live in the city limits or police jurisdiction.

LIHEAP PROGRAM IN PROGRESS
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance program (LIHEAP) of Community Action Committee, Inc. of Chambers-Tallapoosa-Coosa Counties are accepting calls for those needing assistance. Call 256-825-4287, Ext. 201 to schedule an appointment.

HEADSTART 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. Call the Head Start Central office in Dadeville at 256-825-4204 or any Head Start Center in your area.

DISABLE AMERICAN VETERANS TAG
To purchase a Disable American Veterans Tag call or write the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, P.O. Box 1509, Montgomery, AL 36102-1509 — Automated phone line 1-800-827-1000. If you prefer to talk to someone you can call one of the phone numbers or write below: Veterans Service Officers, 215 South 9th Street, Opelika, AL 36803 Phone: 1-855-212-8028, 1-334-745-9781,1-334-737-3626.

BECOME A FOSTER PARENT
Become a foster parent with Alabama Mentor by attending the free foster parent classes every Monday at 5:30 p.m. CST. Contact Gina at 334-705-8877 for more information.

JACKSON MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH
Schedule
Come join us in fellowship at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church with the new pastor Dr. Bobby N. Duck. Sunday School – 9:30 am CST. Morning Worship – 10:30 am CST. Wednesday Night Service – 4:30 pm CST. Breakfast is served every Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m. CST and is FREE. Everybody is welcome to come. The church is located at 3122 Co Rd 89 in LaFayette.

SOUTHEASTERN WOODCARVING SCHOOL
The 31st Annual Southeastern Woodcarving School and Competition will be held July 7-10 at the Wetumpka Civic Center in Wetumpka, Al. For more information on classes and the school visit our website at www.centralalwoodcarving.com or contact Judy Brooks @ 334-541-2497.

PRE-K REGISTRATION
2016-2017 Pre-K registration for Chambers County Schools will begin April 1 through April 30. Children must be 4 years old on or before September 1 and reside in the state of Alabama. Applications will be available at each elementary school during school hours and posted on the Chambers County website at www.chambersk12.org.

Juneteenth 2016
The Greater Valley Juneteenth Committee is accepting entries for the 2016 Juneteenth Community Festival which will be held on Saturday, June 11. Entries from non-profits, exhibitors, churches and service organizations are welcomed and at no cost. Entertainers – singers, dancers, groups and singles, steppers, rappers, dramatic acts are also encourage to register in order to perform on the Juneteenth main stage. Crafters and food vendors, selling products, must also register and pay the respective fees prior to May 1. Applications and more information can be found at www.Juneteenthlanett.com. For more information contact: Carmen McCoy at 706-501-9069, Trudye Johnson at 706-645-9419 or Dr. Randy Kelley at 256-390-1834.