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Last Updated July  18, 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.
Fruit sale
Cullman Regional Medical Center is hosting a Farm Fresh Produce Sale every Monday, starting at 3 p.m. Local farmers will be selling seasonal fruits and vegetables in the front Main Hospital parking lot.
July 13-18
Summer revival services at Haleyville Freewill Baptist
The public is cordially invited to attend revival services at Haleyville Free Will Baptist Church Sunday, July 13, through Friday, July 18. Sunday services start at 5 p.m., with Monday through Friday services at 7 p.m. Evangelist will be John McCullar. Pastor is Jerry Boyles.
July 14-18
Revival services at New Hope at Mt. Ebron
Revival services will be held at New Hope Mt. Ebron Church, located on Highway 25, in Double Springs Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 18, starting at 7 p.m. Gary Wakefield will be the evangelist. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.
Saturday, July 19
Marbutt reunion
The annual Marbutt Reunion will be held Saturday, July 19, at the Bobby Bishop Community Center, in Bear Creek. The reunion starts at 10 a.m. Please bring a covered dish and lots of pictures.
July 20-23
Revival at New Prospect
New Prospect Baptist Church, in Haleyville, will be conducting revival services July 20-23. Preaching will be Dr. Sammy Gilbreath, Phil Waldrep, Scotty Hogan and Dr. Junior Hill, with Bob Smith as the music evangelist. Sunday services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Weeknight service at 7 p.m.
Monday, July 21
Bosom Buddies Support Group meets at Cullman Regional
The Bosom Buddies Support Group offers support to individuals affected by breast cancer. The group will hold its next meeting on Monday, July 21, at 6 p.m., in Cullman Regional Medical Center’s Depot Room in the Community Education Center located in Professional Office Building 2 (1890 AL Highway 157, Cullman, 35058).
July 21-24
PCES student registration
Phil Campbell Elementary School will have new student registration Monday, July 21 through Thursday, July 24 from 8: 30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Please bring birth certificate, social security card, Blue immunization card and proof of residency.
Tuesday, July 22
Locker Registration at Double Springs Middle School
Locker registration will be held at the Double Springs Middle School on Tuesday, July 22, from 8 a.m. until noon. Locker fee is $12.
July 25-27
“The Surprise Party”
July 25-27 at The Pastime Theatre, the world premiere of?“The Surprise Party”, a new play by local playwright Melanie McCullough, will take place. Shows will begin at 7 p.m. July 25-26, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, July 27. All tickets will be $15 and advance purchase is recommended. You may purchase tickets at the Pastime Theatre office, Gold Connection, the Kemp Foundation, or Winfield City Hall. For more information, call 205-487-3002.
Saturday, July 26
VBS at Sunny Home
Sunny Home Baptist Church, located on Newburg Road, in Haleyville, will be conducting Vacation Bible School on Saturday, July 26, from 9:30 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. There will be classes for children ages four years through sixth grade. The theme is Agency D3. Call 205-486-2874 for more information.
Barr Family Reunion
All descendants of the George Albert and Cora Millican Barr family are invited to attend a family reunion Saturday, July 26, starting at 10 a.m., at the Pebble Community Center. Please bring a covered dish to share and enjoy the food and fellowship.
Sunday, July 27
Service at Maxwell Chapel
There will be a special service at Maxwell Chapel Church, located in the Pebble Community on Sunday, July 27, starting at 9:30 a.m. The Crains Nest, will be the special singers. Pastor Jerry Albright and the congregation invite the public to attend.
Tuesday, Aug. 5
WCHS Registration
Registration at Winston County High School will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5. Seniors and juniors will pick up lockers and schedules at 9 a.m. Sophomores and freshmen will pick up lockers and schedules at 10 a.m. Lockers will be $12. Parking permits will be sold for $10 to those eligible to drive on campus. You must provide proof of valid insurance and driver’s license in order to purchase a parking permit. If there are questions about schedules, they can be addressed at School Eve, beginning at 3 p.m.



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