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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 fundraisers 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:
Sunday, July 5
Parrish reunion
The Parrish Reunion will be held Sunday, July 5 at the Bernice Hilton Walker Building at Traders and Farmers Bank, in Double Springs, starting at 10 a.m. Please bring a covered dish. For more information, call 205-489-2320.
Monday, July 6
Haleyville First Baptist fundraiser
Haleyville First Baptist Church will be sponsoring a Swamp John’s fundraising dinner Monday, July 6, from 4-7 p.m. in the parking lot of Village East Shopping Center off of Highway 195 in Haleyville.  Plates will cost $11, and will include a choice of fish, chicken, shrimp or combination plate, french fries, slaw, hushpuppies, onion, pickle and tea.  Proceeds will benefit the church.
Wednesday, July 8
Cottage food training course
There will be a class for anyone interested in the Alabama Cottage Food Law Wednesday, July 8, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Traders & Farmers Banks Bernice Hilton Walker Building in Double Springs.  Registration for the class is $25 per person.  To register or find out more, call 205-489-5376.
Thursday, July 9
Fundraising dinner
A Swamp John’s fundraising dinner will be sponsored Thursday, July 9, at the Pebble Fire Station, CR 93 and Highway 243. Plates are $10 each, with your choice of fish, chicken, shrimp or combination with hushpuppies, french fries, pickle, drink and dessert while it lasts. All proceeds go to the Pebble Fire Department. Thanks in advance for coming.
Saturday, July 11
Farris family reunion
The annual Farris family reunion will be held Saturday, July 11, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Crossroads church of Christ, located on Highway 13 south of Natural Bridge.  Lunch will be served in the fellowship hall building, and everyone is asked to bring a covered dish.  Also, please bring family photos.  All members of the Farris family are cordially invited to attend.
July 12-15
Revival at Haleyville Freewill Baptist
Haleyville Freewill Baptist Church will be having revival Sunday, July 12, through Wednesday, July 15.  Sunday night service will be at 5 p.m., and weeknight services will be at 7 p.m.  The evangelist will be Marcus Lipscomb.  Pastor Jerry Boyles and the church congregation invite everyone to attend.





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