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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:
PHS Alumnus of Year nominations sought
Nominations for PHS Alumnus of the Year are being accepted for the upcoming PHS Alumni Day on Saturday, May 2. Please mail to PHS Alumni Association, P.O. Box  92, Bear Creek, Alabama 35543. Nominations should be received by April 15. PHS alumni and committees are meeting to plan their annual PHS Alumni Day, which will be on Saturday, May 2. Parade will start at 11 a.m. All former students and teachers are encouraged to attend. No reservations are required.
March 22-25
Revival at Edgar Chapel
Revival services will be conducted at Edgar Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, in Phil Campbell March 22-25, at 7 p.m. Jerry Plott will be the evangelist. Pastor Orbie Pierce and the congregation invite you to attend.
Revival at Myers Hill
Myers Hill Missionary Baptist Church, located on Highway 278 between Natural Bridge and the White House community, will be holding revival Sunday, March 22, through Friday, March 27.  Sunday night service will begin at 5 p.m., and weeknight services will begin at 7 p.m.  The evangelist will be Tony Gasaway.  Pastor Leon Sullivan and the church congregation cordially invite everyone to attend.
Friday, March 27
Sportsman’s night out
The Winston Baptist Association is sponsoring a Sportsman’s Night Out Friday, March 27, at 6 p.m. at Arley First Baptist Church.  Alex Rutledge from Blood Line will be the special guest, and there will be free hot dogs, hamburgers and door prizes.
Saturday, March 28
Singing at Union Grove
Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located in Delmar, is conducting a singing Saturday, March 28. Free Indeed will be the guest singers, starting at 7 p.m. Pastor Keith?Hood and singing chairman?William Storie invite you to attend.
Sunday, March 29
Singing at Kelly Mill
Kelly Mill Church on County Road 4 off Hwy. 195, south of Double Springs, will be hosting a gospel singing on Sunday, March 29, at 5 p.m. Guest singers will be The King Messengers. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.
Gospel Singing
A gospel singing will be conducted Sunday, March 29, at 5 p.m., at Liberty Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, located on Highway 81, in the East Franklin community. Pure Harmony will be the guest singers. Pastor Brian Fuller and the congregation invite you to attend.
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.
Saturday, April 4
Craft School Reunion
The annual Craft School Reunion will be held Saturday, April 4, starting at 10 a.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. Craft Community Center will be the location of the reunion, located on Thornhill Road.
Sunday, April 5
Sunrise Service
Sunrise services will be conducted at Kelly Mill Church on County Road 4 off Hwy. 195, south of Double Springs, starting at 5 a.m. Everyone is invited.
April 5-8
Spring Revival
Haleyville Free Will Baptist Church will conduct revival services Sunday, April 5, through Wednesday, April 8. Sunday service starts at 5 p.m., with weekday services at 7 p.m. Evangelist will be David Crowe. Pastor Jerry Boyles and the congregation invite you to attend.
Friday, April 10
BES kindergarten registration
Brilliant Elementary School will have kindergarten pre-registration for the 2015-16 school year on Friday, April 10, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. A parent/guardian should bring their child, along with the child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization blue slip and proof of residency.
April 10-11
Yard Sale
The Bear Creek Civitan Club will host a yard sale April 10-11 at the Bobby Bishop Community Center, in Bear Creek. The event will be from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Proceeds go for the club’s community projects.
Friday, April 17
Spaghetti supper
The Bear Creek Civitan Club is sponsoring a spaghetti supper Friday, April 17, from 5-7 p.m., at the Bobby Bishop Community Center. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 years of age and younger. Plates will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert, tea or water. A $5 donation will also be accepted for a drawing of a large picture of the Lord’s Supper that evening. Proceeds go to the community projects. For more information, call 205-486-2322 or 205-269-0676.





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