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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:
Thursday, March 5
Spaghetti supper
Crossway Church, located on 18th Avenue next door to Haleyville Middle School, will be holding a spaghetti supper Thursday, March 5, from 4-7 p.m.  Plates will cost $5, and will include spaghetti, bread, salad and dessert.  Dine-in or carryout will be available.
Saturday, March 7
Delmar VFD hosting supper
The Delmar Volunteer Fire Department will be having a southern fried catfish and chicken finger dinner Saturday, March 7, from 4-7 p.m. at the Delmar Fire Station, located on Highway 13 South.  For an $8 donation, you will get your choice of southern fried catfish or chicken fingers, fries, baked beans, coleslaw and hushpuppies, plus a glass of tea.  Dine-in or carryout available.  Pro-ceeds benefit the fire department.
Ivan Parker in concert
Gaither Series regular Ivan Parker will be in concert Saturday, March 7, at 7 p.m. at the Pastime Theatre in Winfield.  Tickets are $25 each, and are available at the Pastime Theatre Office.  A meal will also be available prior to the concert for $15 per person.  For more information, call 205-487-3002.  
Sunday, March 8
Union Grove hosting singing
Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church, located on County Road 8 in the Black Pond community, will be holding a singing Sunday, March 8, beginning at 6 p.m.  The guest singers will be Canaan’s Crossing.  Pastor Mickey Millican and the church congregation invite everyone to attend.
Monday, March 9
VBS Directors Training
The Winston County Baptist Association will be hosting Vacation Bible School director’s training for member churches Monday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Association office in Double Springs.  All VBS?directors are encouraged to make plans to attend this important meeting.
Thursday, March 12
Fundraising lunch
The Kiwanis Club of Winston County will be selling chicken dressing lunches on Thursday, March 12, from 10 a.m. until 12: 30 p.m., at the Bernice Hilton Walker Building behind Traders and Farmers Bank, in Double Springs. Plates are $5 and include dressing, cranberry sauce, green beans, slaw, roll and dessert. You may pick up on-site or they will deliver to businesses. Pre-orders are welcome. For more information or to pre-order, call Gina in Haleyville at 205-269-3833 or Robin in Double Springs at 205-272-0636.
Monday, March 30
877th Engineer Battalion retired employees meeting
The next quarterly meeting of the 877th Engineer Battalion Retired Employees will be held on Monday, March 30, at 11 a.m., at Cedar Landing Restaurant, in Winfield. All former full-time unit support employees (Unit, OMS, R&R, etc.) are invited to attend. Lunch is Dutch treat. Come and enjoy the fellowship.




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