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Last Updated October 17, 2014
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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.
Oct. 13-20
Scholastic Book Fair at Double Springs Middle School
Double Springs Middle School will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair Monday, Oct. 13, through Monday, Oct. 20, during normal school hours, with family night coinciding with parent-teacher conferences Monday, Oct. 20, from 4-6:30 p.m.  A portion of proceeds from the event will go to the DSMS Library.
Saturday, Oct. 18
Paint the Town Pink 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk
The Panorama Study Club's Paint the Town Pink 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 18, beginning at the old Gateway parking lot in Double Springs.  The registration fee for the 5K is $25, and the fee for the fun walk is $10.  Proceeds will go to help the Panorama Study Club help local cancer patients in Winston County.
Christian concert at Phil Campbell Memorial Park
A Christian concert will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at 5 Memorial Park in Phil Campbell.  Noah Cleveland, Shawn Reathford and Tim Haney, as well as a church drama team will be performing during this non-denominational event.  Hamburgers and hot dogs will also be available.  For more information, contact Melody and Shane Ergle at 256-406-0379 or 256-668-5226.  Please bring your lawn chairs.
Sunday, Oct. 19
Berry-Guthrie-Tidwell Reunion
The annual Berry-Guthrie-Tidwell reunion is Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Natural Bridge Community Center. Those attending will meet at 11 a.m. All relatives and friends are encouraged to come out for a time of fellowship, food, and good singing. For more information, contact Carolyn at 205-486-4635.
Monday, Oct. 20
Winston Baptist Association annual meeting
The Winston County Baptist Association annual meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 20, at New Prospect Baptist Church, beginning at 3 p.m.  Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., with an evening of celebration beginning at 7 p.m.  All member churches are urged to send messengers, and the public is invited to attend.
Tuesday, Oct. 21
Fundraising dinner
The Swamp John’s fundraising dinner, sponsored by Haleyville First Baptist Church, that was originally scheduled early this month had to be cancelled due to inclement weather. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 4-7 p.m., in the parking lot of the Village East Shopping Center on Hwy. 195 East, in Haleyville. Plates are $10 for choice of fish, chicken, shrimp or combination with   fries, hushpuppies, onion and tea.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Bean supper set
The Women’s Auxiliary of American Legion Post 33, in Haleyville, will host a bean supper Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Legion Hall. You will have your  choice of pinto or great northern beans with slaw, onion, cornbread and drink for $4. You will also find treasures at the “Better Thank The Dollar Tree Dollar Table”, with great buys for you to choose from.
Saturday, Oct. 25
Fall Festival
The public is invited to a fall festival Saturday, Oct. 25, from 2-5 p.m., at the Old Union Baptist Church. There will be lots of games, prizes, great food, horse rides, inflatables, candy, face painting and more. There is no charge to participate. For more information, call 205-717-4258. The church is located at 2670 CRO 70, Nauvoo
Sunday, Oct. 26
Wilderness 50/40 anniversary at Corinth Recreation Area
Wild South's Wilderness 50/40 anniversary celebration and volunteer appreciation picnic will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at Corinth Recreation Area in the Bankhead National Forest near Double Springs.  The picnic lunch will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the pavilion, and all interested persons are welcome to attend.
Monday, Oct. 27
Revival services at Bethel #2
Revival services will be held at Bethel #2 Church, near Delmar, Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. Al Hood will be bringing the message. Pastor Mark Kimbrell and the congregation invite you to attend.
Saturday, Nov. 8
Gospel singing and chili supper
The Addison Rescue Squad will be sponsoring a benefit gospel singing and chili supper Saturday, Nov. 8, beginning at 3 p.m., at the Addison Church of God fellowship hall, located behind the church on Highway 278. Sherry Reno and several church choirs will be performing, and any individual or church choir is welcome to come and perform. Chili plates are $5 and will include a bowl of chili, cornbread or crackers, drink and dessert. Carryout will be available. Any other financial donations will be most appreciated, with all proceeds going to benefit the Addison Rescue Squad.



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