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Last Updated January 23, 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.
Food drive under way
The annual food drive for the Alabama Baptist Children’s home is under way. Deadline to provide donations will be Feb. 26. Food, gift cards or monetary donations are needed. Contact the Winston County Baptist Association or your local church officials about the drive.
Sunday, Jan. 25
Congregational singing and fellowship lunch
County Line Church, located on County Line Road, in Haleyville invites you to its 4th Sunday congregational singing and fellowship lunch. Services will start at 9:45 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and singing in the afternoon.
Open mic night
Frost Chapel Church, located in Rabbittown, will host an open mic night Sunday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. Bring your musical instruments and/or your gospel sound tracks. The open mic night will be held each fourth Sunday of the month. Pastor Jamie Suggs and the congregation cordially invite you to attend.
Saturday, Jan. 31
Bear Creek No. 1Singing
There will be a singing Saturday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m., at Bear Creek No. 1 Baptist Church, located on Highway 13 North. Eagle’s Wings will be the guest singers. Pastor Kirk Cagle and the church congregation invite everyone to attend.
Monday, Feb. 2
VBS Early Bird Clinic
The Winston County Baptist Association will conduct an Early Bird Vacation Bible School clinic Monday, Feb. 2, at 6: 30 p.m. at the association office, in Double Springs. James Blakeney will be leading the clinic. A meal will be served.  There is no cost to attend, but reservations are needed.
Saturday, Feb. 7
Chicken and deer stew fundraiser
The Delmar Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a chicken and deer stew fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 7, at the fire station located on Highway 13 South, of Haleyville from 4-7 p.m. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will go the DVFD.




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