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Last Updated August  29, 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.
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.
Saturday, Aug. 30
Singing at Frost Chapel
Come out and enjoy some good singing Saturday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m., with New Dawn as guest singers. Pastor Jamie Suggs and the congregation invite you to attend.  
Sunday, Aug. 31
Chappell reunion
Descendants of Fred Chappell and Martha J. Carpenter Chappell are invited to attend the 18th annual Chappell Reunion on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at the Rustic Youth Camp Building, 3170 Shady Grove Road, Russellville, Alabama, 35653. The reunion starts at 11:30 a.m. Please call Judy Chappell at 205-486-3978 for more information. Please RSVP.
Gospel singing at Kelly Mill
Kelly Mill Church, located on CR 4, off Highway 195 in Double Springs, will host a gospel singing on Sunday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. Guest singers will be Pure Harmony. Everyone is invited to attend.
Service at Liberty Chapel
Come out and enjoy an evening of good music and fellowship at Liberty Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 81, East Franklin community on Sunday, Aug. 31, at 5 p.m. Guest singers will be Purpose. Pastor Brian Fuller and the congregation extend a cordial invitation.
Saturday, Sept. 6
Tidwell-Cousins reunion
The Tidwell-Cousins Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Natural Bridge Park, starting at 10:30 a.m. Please bring your favorite dish, with family photos and history.
Clay Dyar guest speaker at New Hope Baptist
Clay Dyar will be the guest speaker for the Awana Kickoff service at New Hope Baptist Church, starting at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6. The church is located at 24235 State Hwy. 129, Haleyville. Dyar will also return to speak on Sunday, Sept. 7. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.
Pastor and family dinner
The Winston County Baptist Association is sponsoring a Pastor and Family Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 5 p.m., at the association office located in Double Springs. This is for all pastors and their families. Please contact the office at 205-489-5137 and let them know if your are planning to attend and how many will be coming with you.
Sunday, Sept. 7
Homecoming at Grace Baptist
Homecoming services will be held at Grace Baptist Church Sunday, Sept. 7, starting at 10 a.m. A covered dish lunch will be served at noon, with Heaven Song as guest singers for the afternoon. Sherman Kimbrough will bring the message, Everyone is invited.
Monday, Sept. 29
877th Engineer Battalion Retired Employees meeting
The next quarterly meeting of the 877th Engineer Battalion Retired Employees will be conducted Monday, Sept. 29, 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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