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Last Updated May 22, 2015
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Need Help Obtaining Prescriptions
Do  you need help in obtaining prescription medications? The Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments SenioRX Prescription Drug Assistance Program may be able to help you if you meet certain qualifications. They are: ages 55 years or older; disabled of any age in the 24-month Medicare waiting period (disability Social Security letter required); if  you are in the Medicare Part D Gap. This program is a partnership between the state of Alabama, Alabama Department of Senior Service and NACOLG/Department of Aging Services and the pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Ashridge VFD Ladies Auxiliary Taking New Members, Volunteers
The Ashridge Volunteer Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary is welcoming new members or volunteers to join their organization, which has an ultimate goal of raising enough money to purchase land and build a community center for everyone in the Ashridge community to use.  The Ladies Auxiliary holds fund raisers of various kinds, and any help would be appreciated.   You do not have to have a family member in the Ashridge Fire Department to be a Ladies Auxiliary member.  To find out more, contact Renee Baker at (205) 272-9506.
Post Home for rent
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Home 4543 is available to rent for group functions. If you need a place to hold a birthday party, family get-together or other activity, the VFW Post Home located at the intersection of Hwy. 13 and CR 17 in Delmar is available. For more information, contact Commander Dwight Thomas at 205-486-2564.
Addison Rescue Squad selling 9-1-1 reflective signs
The Addison Rescue Squad is currently selling 9-1-1 reflective signs for $20 each.  Those who live within the Addison Rescue Squad coverage area who would like a rescue squad member to put their sign up for them can pay an additional $5.  Proceeds will go to help the rescue squad purchase and maintain equipment.  To purchase a sign, see any rescue squad member or call 256-339-0720.
Narconon offers help
Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.
Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or:
Saturday, May 23
Benefit singing for Vicky Davis
Everyone is invited to a benefit singing for Vicky Davis Saturday, May 23, at Millstone Mountain Free Will Baptist church, 10680 CR 25, Lynn, Alabama 35575. Performing will be: The Chosen Road, Sarah Conner, Jonna Lee, Sawyer Lee Smith, Melissa Alsup and Delisha Sims, Mike Pendley and Danny Guthrie. Vicky is a letter carrier from Nauvoo, who is battling lung cancer. Please join in raising money for her insurance. Her friends and family appreciate your love and support no matter the way that it is given.
Monday, May 25
No garbage pickup on Memorial Day
Haleyville Street and Sanitation Department will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. Monday’s scheduled pickups will be picked up on Tuesday, May 26, along with the regular routes.
Saturday, May 30
Wild herb walk
Join herbalist Carla Waldrep, of Haleyville, on an adventurous walk and learn about more than 20 wild plants that nature provides as food and medicine from plants that are often right in your own backyard. The walk will be Saturday, May 30, at 10 a.m. at 810 County Road 68, Haleyville. Charge is $7 per person. The walk will be approximately two hours long. Pre-registration is required by calling 206-269-7443 or email at Please bring walking shoes, a water bottle, pen and paper, camera and a snack or sack lunch.
May 31-June 4
VBS at Haleyville First Baptist
Haleyville First Baptist Church invites you to Vacation Bible School June 1-4, at the church located at 1103 21st Street, across from Jack’s Restaurant. The May 31 service will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 1-4 will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. If you need transportation, contact the church office at 205-486-2763. Come join the fun. This year’s theme is Journey off the Map: Unknown to Us. Known to Him. Take the journey!
June 1-3
VBS at County Line
Vacation Bible School will be conducted at County Line Baptist Church, in Haleyville, June 1-3, from 6 to 8 p.m. All ages of children and adults are invited to attend.
June 1-5
VBS  at Beech Grove
Beech Grove Baptist Church, in Haleyville, will host Vacation Bible School June 1-5, from 8 until 11 a.m. Theme for VBS is Journey Off The Map: Unknown to Us, Known to Him. Isaiah 30:21. VBS director Elizabeth Melton invites all children to join in VBS.
Monday, June 8
Fundraising dinner
A Swamp John’s dinner will be held Monday, June 8, from 3:30-7p.m. at the Lions Club trailer on Highway 195, in Double Springs. Proceeds will help to purchase DSES playground equipment. Sponsors are the Double Springs Lions Club and DSES. Cost is $10 per plate for your choice of fish, chicken, shrimp or combination with fries, slaw, hushpuppies, onion, pickle and tea.





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