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Community Briefs 6-28-17

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CITY HALL CLOSING
City Hall will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day and will reopen on Wednesday, July 5.

ESSIE J. HANDY CEMETERY ASSOC. MEETING
The Essie J. Handy Cemetery Historical Association will host their July meeting July 6, at the Senior Center in LaFayette 6pm. If you would like to hear future plans and be a part of it, please mark your calendar to attend. The public is invited !!

AMERICAN LEGION MEETING
American Legion Post 141 and Auxillary will meet Thursday night June 29 at 6:00 p.m. CST at the Legion home. A covered dish supper will be served. All members are urged to attend.
Reading Fun at the Library
The 2017 Summer Reading Program is in full swing at the LaFayette library. It is not too late to start reading for cool and delicious prizes. The library has lots of new books available to check out. Stop by the library for a list of events and programs happening at the Bradshaw and LaFayette libraries. For more information call 334-864-0012 for more information.

LaFayette Volleyball Lady Bulldogs
All Jr. High age girls that attend or will attend JP Powell and Five Points and all LaFayette Ladies interested in learning how to play Volleyball we invite you to a camp at LaFayette High School Gym. WEDNESDAY, July 12, 5-8PM. COST $10 per person

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 2017-2018 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 UMCGRIEF 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.

5TH ANNUAL CHAMBERS COUNTY WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE COURSE
June 29th at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST at the Shawmut Nazarene Church, 3105 29th Blvd. in Valley. Fee is $25 and includes bottle of pepper spray, t-shirt and light refreshments. You can register at the Sheriff’s Dept. in LaFayette or the Lanett Annex. $25 fee is due upon registration (cash or check only). For questions contact Kimberly Carter at 706-590-0291.

PUBLIC FACILITIES/INFRASTRUCTURE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEES
The Chambers County Public Facilities/Infrastructure and Public Safety committees have scheduled a meeting for Monday, July 10. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. CT in the commission office located in LaFayette.