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,
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
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
Scholastic Book Fair at Double Springs Middle
Double Springs Middle School will be hosting a
Scholastic Book Fair Monday, Oct. 13, through Monday, Oct. 20, during
normal school hours, with family night coinciding with parent-teacher
conferences Monday, Oct. 20, from 4-6:30 p.m. A portion of
proceeds from the event will go to the DSMS Library.
Saturday, Oct. 18
Paint the Town Pink 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk
The Panorama Study Club's Paint the Town Pink 5K
Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 18, beginning at
the old Gateway parking lot in Double Springs. The registration
fee for the 5K is $25, and the fee for the fun walk is $10.
Proceeds will go to help the Panorama Study Club help local
cancer patients in Winston County.
Christian concert at Phil Campbell Memorial Park
A Christian concert will be held Saturday, Oct.
18, at 5 p.m.at Memorial Park in Phil Campbell. Noah Cleveland,
Shawn Reathford and Tim Haney, as well as a church drama team will be
performing during this non-denominational event. Hamburgers and
hot dogs will also be available. For more information, contact
Melody and Shane Ergle at 256-406-0379 or 256-668-5226. Please
bring your lawn chairs.
Sunday, Oct. 19
The annual Berry-Guthrie-Tidwell reunion is
Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Natural Bridge Community Center. Those
attending will meet at 11 a.m. All relatives and friends are encouraged
to come out for a time of fellowship, food, and good singing. For more
information, contact Carolyn at 205-486-4635.
Monday, Oct. 20
Winston Baptist Association annual meeting
The Winston County Baptist Association annual
meeting will take place Monday, Oct. 20, at New Prospect Baptist
Church, beginning at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., with
an evening of celebration beginning at 7 p.m. All member churches
are urged to send messengers, and the public is invited to attend.
Tuesday, Oct. 21
The Swamp John’s fundraising dinner,
sponsored by Haleyville First Baptist Church, that was originally
scheduled early this month had to be cancelled due to inclement
weather. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 4-7 p.m.,
in the parking lot of the Village East Shopping Center on Hwy. 195
East, in Haleyville. Plates are $10 for choice of fish, chicken, shrimp
or combination with fries, hushpuppies, onion and tea.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Bean supper set
The Women’s Auxiliary of American Legion
Post 33, in Haleyville, will host a bean supper Thursday, Oct. 23, at
the Legion Hall. You will have your choice of pinto or great
northern beans with slaw, onion, cornbread and drink for $4. You will
also find treasures at the “Better Thank The Dollar Tree Dollar
Table”, with great buys for you to choose from.
Saturday, Oct. 25
The public is invited to a fall festival Saturday,
Oct. 25, from 2-5 p.m., at the Old Union Baptist Church. There will be
lots of games, prizes, great food, horse rides, inflatables, candy,
face painting and more. There is no charge to participate. For more
information, call 205-717-4258. The church is located at 2670 CRO 70,
Sunday, Oct. 26
Wilderness 50/40 anniversary at Corinth
Wild South's Wilderness 50/40 anniversary
celebration and volunteer appreciation picnic will be held Sunday, Oct.
26, at Corinth Recreation Area in the Bankhead National Forest near
Double Springs. The picnic lunch will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the
pavilion, and all interested persons are welcome to attend.
Monday, Oct. 27
Revival services at Bethel #2
Revival services will be held at Bethel #2 Church,
near Delmar, Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. Al Hood will be bringing the
message. Pastor Mark Kimbrell and the congregation invite you to
Saturday, Nov. 8
Gospel singing and chili supper
The Addison Rescue Squad will be sponsoring a
benefit gospel singing and chili supper Saturday, Nov. 8, beginning at
3 p.m., at the Addison Church of God fellowship hall, located behind
the church on Highway 278. Sherry Reno and several church choirs will
be performing, and any individual or church choir is welcome to come
and perform. Chili plates are $5 and will include a bowl of chili,
cornbread or crackers, drink and dessert. Carryout will be available.
Any other financial donations will be most appreciated, with all
proceeds going to benefit the Addison Rescue Squad.