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Last Updated December 19, 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.
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.
Haleyville Civitans Claxton Fruitcake sale underway
The annual Claxton Fruitcake sale by the Haleyville Civitan Club is taking place.  Cakes are available for $8 at Goar's, Piuggly Wiggly, Traders & Farmers, Pinnacle and First National Banks and Elliott True Value all in Haleyville and at Piggly Wiggly in Phil Campbell.
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.
Wednesday, Dec. 17
Breakfast with Santa
The Arley Library is hosting a complimentary breakfast with Santa Wednesday, Dec. 17, starting at 9 a.m. for children five years of age and under.  Bring your camera to snap a picture with Santa.  There will also be crafts, Christmas stories, along with the visit by Jolly Ol' St. Nick.
Saturday, Dec. 20
Christmas dinner
Everyone in the Natural Bridge area is reminded that the Natural Bridge Community Christmas dinner will be Saturday, Dec. 20, at 5 p.m. Please bring a covered dish and drink. There will also be a dirty Santa party after the dinner for anyone who would like to stay and join in on the fun. Please hold the price of the gift around $5. This event will be at the Natural Bridge Community Center.
Wednesday, Dec. 31
New Year’s Eve singing
South Haleyville Baptist Church will be holding a New Year’s Eve singing Wednesday, Dec. 31, starting at 7 p.m. until midnight. There will be congregation and several individuals who will be performing. Pastor Frank Chaney and the congregation invite everyone to c come and ring in the new year with the Lord.



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