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THE FLORALA NEWS - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016 • PAGE 5 Cancer Freeze Chili Cook-Off Saturday, Feb- ruary 6, beautiful Lake Jackson in Florala will be the site of the 10th annual Cancer Freeze. A fun and delicious part of raising funds for this event is the chili cook-off. The chili cook- off will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Rodney J. Evans Building. All chili entries should be placed on tables by 11:15 a.m. (participants are not required to re- main with their en- try). Chili tasting will begin at 11:30 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. There is no fee for entering, may register the day of the event. However, How- ever, in order to plan space for all entries, partici- pants can call to reserve a space. Entry form at right. There is no charge for tasting, and the winning chili will be the pot that collects the most $$$. For additional information/reg- istration, contact Martha Morgan at 850-758-7232. in i LBW Community College is participating in Alabama College Goal Sunday, a free program to help college-bound students and their fam- ilies in opening the door for financial aid money for college. The event is designed to help any student interested in attend- ing college to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and will be held at LBWCC in Andalusia, Opp, and Greenville at 2 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2016. "Completing the FAFSA is the first step for students to be con- sidered for federal and state grants, loans and scholarships," said Don- na Bass, LBWCC finan- cial aid director. "We invite all indi- viduals interested in attending any college, and their parents, to at- tend this event to learn more about the types of financial aid available and get help in the ap- plication process." The event is open to all students, regardless of age, who are seek- ing financial aid to pay for college expenses for the upcoming academic year? Whether a stu- dent will graduate from high school in May, is a current college stu- dent, or an adult who is returning to pursue higher education, this event will provide as- sistance in completing CANCER FREEZE CHILI COOK-OFF REGISTRATION FORM FEBRUARY 6, 2016 NAME ADDRESS TELEPHONE (This information contact you if we up.) is needed only to notify winner and to find any of your items when we clean NAME OF CHILI (chili name can include type creative name) of meat, if any; or an original, VERY IMPORTANT: If chili products (including peanut oil or has been cooked around peanut products), let The registration table know. contains shellfish or nut All chili entries should be placed on tables by 11:15 a.m. Chili tasting will begin at 11:30 a.m. Pick up container(s) any time after I p.m. If you need to leave before this time, let someone at the registration table know. You will be able to collect your items early, if necessary. ALL ITEMS NEED TO BE COLLECTED BY 2 p.m. VERY IMPORTANT: Chili should be HOT when brought to the cook-off--there will not be adequate time for a pot of cold chili to heat thoroughly. The winning chili will be the pot that collects the most $$$$. Please note that we may need to collect monies from containers at various times throughout the chili cook-off, and we keep a careful count of monies collected for each chili entry. The collection containers will remain in place until the competitiota is over at 1 p.m. or until your chili pot is empty. At that time, all monies will be collected and counted. The winner will be announced after all monies have been collected/counted (around 1:30-2 p.m.). Turn this form in to the registration table. i the FAFSA accurately and on time. Those planning to at- tend should bring com- pleted 2015 IRS income tax returns, W-2 forms, and other 2015 income and benefits informa- tion, said Bass. Dependent students, usually those under the age of 24, should bring tax information for their parents as well as their own information if they worked last year. Stu- dents age 24 or older may attend alone and bring their own 2015 tax, income and ben- efits information. "Students can still attend even if the 2015 income information is incomplete or if they forget something," said Bass. "The FAFSA may be completed at the event with estimated income from the 2015 W-2 forms." Students and par- ents will also receive valuable instructions and helpful hints dur- ing the event and sub- mit the FAFSA once they do have the 2015 IRS income tax returns and other benefits. "This is an opportu- nity for families to ben- efit from the knowledge of LBWCC's financial aid staff and complete the application online during the event. No reservation is required. For more information, call 334-881-2282 in An- dalusia, 334-493-5338in Opp, or 334-382-2133. JANUARY 27 - MAY 1 " MEDICINE WWW.MCWANE.ORG FROM FRONT Amphitheater for NATIONAL ANTHEM • 9 a.m. ~ 5K starts at airplane .... finish line is marked on LakeShore Blvd... Register online at www.raceroster.com....pre-register includes t- shirt, wristband & water bottle. • Kid's Fun Run begins at finish line immedi- ately following 5k. 1/2 mile run - will return to fin- ish line. • 9 a.m. ~ TINY B'S BAKE SALE manned by members of First United Methodist Church of Florala(inside) • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Inflatables for the kids provid- ed by Spacewalk of Andalusia (PARENTS MUST STAY WITH CHILDREN!!!!!) NO FEE BUT DO- NATIONS GLADLY ACCEPTED • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. PONY RIDES provided by The Pony Life...FREE BUT AGAIN DONATIONS ARE GLADLY ACCEPTED • 10 a.m. TJ'S TIGER FLIGHT balloon re- lease .... $3 each or 2 for $5...release every hour on the hour with church bells. • 10 a.m. -- Opening Ceremonies at amphithe- ater (meet past & present recipients, 5k awards will follow) • 10 a.m. -- Car Show located on 4th Street, one block west of lake building. Contact carshow@can- cerfreeze.org for more info .... awards at 1 p.m. The Little Smoke House will be located at Dorothy's House of Flowers selling BBQ. • 10:30 a.m. - Shave Your Lid for a Kid...$10 per person...under the age of 18 must have parent consent • 11 a.m. -- Chili Cook-Off...vote with your spare change...winner is pot with most money! (inside building) • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ~ Carriage rides provided by High Horse Farm, LLC. $5 per person, kids ages 6 and under are free with adult. • 12 noon -- Caleb will ski to kick off water events. $25 fee includes t-shirt and wristband... sign ups begin ll:45...under age of 18 needs a pa- rental consent. • 1 p.m. - Live Auction begins inside building .... raffle drawing will be also at this time. ADDITIONAL ACTMTIES/FOOD: • Fish plates will be available for purchase pro- vided by J & L Seafood Catering • The Ranch House will have food booth • Pepsi Wagon will have chips, drinks, and hot- dogs for sale • Model train display provided by P&S Railroad • Cuz Well Service • Southern Care Hospice will have ribbons for sale in honor of/in memory of your loved ones • Meredith's Miracles Characters The Cancer Freeze Bass Tournament will be held Saturday, February 6 on beautiful Lake Jack- son in Florala. The event begins at 7 a.m. with weigh-in begin- ning at noon. $50 boat registration fee. To register see Richard Reeves or call 850-652-3516. Florala High School 2015 -16 Basketball Schedule DATE OPPONENT LOCATIONTEAM TIME Jan. 28 Red Level Home JV, VG, VB 4:30 Jan. 29 Zion Chapel Away JV, VG, VB 4:30 Feb. 4 Samson Away VG, VB 5:00 * AREA GAMES GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE- DONATE BLOOD[ mn at The W.S. Harlan Ex- tended Day Program is holding their annual Cancer Freeze Walk-a- Thon on January 28. Everyone is invited to participate in sup- port of cancer survivors and for those who have lost lives to cancer. The event is from 3:30-4:45. Lighted lan- terns will be sold to honor loved ones. Lan- tern release will be at 5 p.m. Students are taking pledges or donations. All proceeds go to Can- cer Freeze 2016. For addition- al information call 334-858-3294. Covington County Schools Breakfast/Lunch Wednesday, January 27 " Blueberry Muffin, Cereal, Pears, Orange Juice, Milk Chicken Teriyaki; Rice, Broccoli, Corn on the Cob, Fruit Cocktail, Cookie, Milk Thursday, January 28 Scrambled Eggs, Biscuit, Bananas, Or- ange Juice, Milk Hamburger, Baked Beans, Corn, Sliced Peaches, Milk Friday, January 29 - Ham Croissant, Fruit Cocktail, Apple Juice, Milk Chicken Alfredo, Penne Pasta, Blackeye Peas, Turnips, Orange Halves, Milk Who could it be? I'll give you a clue... BILL EDWARDS is turning Ninety-two (92)! Happy Birthday Daddy! Love, Kimley t