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!I THE FLORALA NEWS - WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2009 PAGE 5 i i in Mrs. Anderson's fourth will hold their 52nd reunion grade classroom, room 802, Class of 156 on June 26 at 4 p.m. at the ........... , ........................... at 6 p.m. For information on .... Country Folks Buffet in Flora- Blood Drive At talfter l i i Cier ai! class reunion If vou wnuld the alumni association, visit t eunlon In, order from menu or sea- FH&R June 5 Florala Civic Club the website at paxtonalum- The CCHS Class of 1956food buffet or call Phil will hold their 53rd reunion For more info call L0rette Florala Health and Re- TO Sponsor Anderson at 850-419-1951.on June 26, 2009 at Country Harrison at 850-944-5104 habilitation will hold a blood drive on Friday, June 5 from Womanless Beauty Nikki Creech Wiggins at nik- Folks Buffet in Florala begin- or Delores Rhoades at 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.. The drive Pageant At ning at 4:30 p.m. - 850-834-2429. For more information, will take place at Florala The Florala Civic Club will Health and Rehabilitationbe the sponsor of an event to FCMS Kids College Florala Library contact " Peggy Bradley rPH_= rl .... - ,-,, i Storytimeat Florala Public Chambers at 334-858-65.17 v Qi Dining Room, 23621 Golden- be held in conjunction with This Summer Library invites children ages or Betty Kilpatrick Willis at Reunion Set rodAvenue, the 24th of June celebration. Florala City Middle 2-4 to join Miss Laura every 850-652-4766. The Covington County The Mrs.? FIorala Pageant School's Summer Kid's Col- Tuesday at l 0 a.m. for stories, High School Class of 1949 FHS Upcoming will be a fun night of fam- lege will be held June 8-19 crafts, fun and it's all free! Head Start Is will have its 60th reunion on Friday, May 22 at Tyner sta- Events Florala High School's up- coming schedule of events include: May 21-22, 26 Senior Fi- nal Exams May 24 Baccalaureate at 2p.m. May 25 Memorial Day All students out May 28 Graduation at 6:30 p.m. June 08 Pickup Senior diplomas, and report cards, etc. ily entertainment on Monday evening, June 22 following the Anything Goes Parade. Civic Club members will be asking area merchants to sponsor the gentleman of their choice to vie for the title of Mrs.? Florala. Proceeds for the event will benefit the club's scholarship program. Area Angel Food Ministries Program Available Locally 6th Avenue Missionary Baptist Church is the Angel Food Ministries host site for residents of Florala and sur- rounding counties. A new menu is released monthly, regular unit of food is $30 with an estimated value of $50-$70. Meat only specials are also available with restrictions. This is avail- able to anyone regardless of income, cash, money orders or EBT food stamps are ac- Block Party Scheduled Churches, organizations, companies and individuals in- terested in setting up a booth to sell merchandise during the HomeTown Reunion Block Party can contact Fontella Thompson at 334-858-6903. The event will take place on July 3, 3009. from 8 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Stu- dents will be bused to and from school, furnished break- fast and lunch, all free of charge. A special reward of Space Camp field trip or 4-H Camp Timpoochee in Niceville, FL for the first students to sign up and attend the camp. For more information or to sign up, call Florala City Middle School at 858-3642. FCMS Fish Fry May 21 Covington County Schools Community Education and Florala City Middle School's 21st Century Extended Day Program are having their Family Literacy Night and Florala City Middle School's Annual Fish Fry on Thursday night, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to en- joy fried fish with all the trim- 24th of June Committee Meeting Dates The 24th of June Commit- tee will meet the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the MASTAR Building. The 139th Annual June 24th Masonic Celebration will be held the week of June 20-27, 2009. CCHS Class of '59 Reunion The Covington County High School Class of 1959 will hold its 50th reunion on Friday, June 26 at Tyner Sta- tion beginning at 5:30 pm. A Barbeque buffet will be served at about 6:30 pm. Cost is $20 per person. Classmates are encouraged to gather early to renew friendships and en- Seeking Students For Next Year Head Start is recruiting for the 2009-2010 school year. Head Start requires that their program has full enrollment by the first day of class. Re- cruitment is on-going. A cer- tiffed birth certificate (they serve 3-5 year olds), proof of income (taxes), Medicaid card and proof of disability (if applicable), and an up-to- date immunization card (blue card) is needed to register. Parent or legal guardian must make application..Space is limited. Contact the Florala Head Start at 858-3060 for more information or to get an ap- plidation. The Head Start pro- gram is free. Tri-Cities Chamber Meeting tion beginning at 5:30. Covington Industries Reunion All former employees of Covington Industries are invit- ed to a reunion May 30 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Senior Adult Center, Opp, AL. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish and a drink. Ice will be furnished. Bright To Hold Meeting On Social Security & il Medicare Congressman Bobby Bright, 2nd congressio- nal district of Alabama invites everyone to attend a town hall meeting on Social Security and Medicare Sat- urday, May 23, 10:30 a.m. at the Andalusia Adult Senior minus, and a Power Point joy the fellowship. Send res- The Tri-Cites Chamber of Center, 20 Church Street, An- Lawrence Reunion cepted, presentation of students, rec- ervations to Dick Cannon, 5 Commerce meets the first dalusia, AL. Food must be pre-ordered ognitions and awards. Longwood Drive, Shalimar,Monday of every month atthe Speakers include Con- June 6, 2009 is the day and can be viewed at angel- Those interested in vol- FL 32579 before June 12. "Old National Guard Armory" pressman Bright, along with for the Lawrence reunion, Orders unteering or donating food on 5th Street. Max Richtman from the Ha- Friends and family of Robert can be dropped off at Dixie should contact Diann McCur-" For additional informa- tional Committee to protect Stephen and- Mariah Red- Signs or 6th Avenue Clean- ley at 334-858-4100 or the CNNA Home Town tion contact the chamber at Social Security and Medi- man Lawrence are encour- ers. For more informationFlorala City Middle School at Reunion Set 858-6252, email tricities@gt- care. aged to atend. Bring a cov- ered dish and join them at 9:30 at Florala High_School cafeteria. Rolls, tea and pa- per goods will be furnished. For more information please call Flora Lawrence Craig at 334-222-3894 or Sara "Su- sie" Morris at 3314=85 :- 3672, PHS Class of '57 Reunion The Paxton High School Class of 1957 will hold its an- nual class reunion on Friday, June 26, 2009 beginning at 5 p.m. at the home of Maxine Day in Lockhart, AL. For more information contact Maxine Day at MDayl@panhandle. rr.comorphone334-858-3614 or 334-464-5776. PHS Class Of '56 Reunion The Paxton High School Class of 1956 will hold its An- nual Class Reunion on Fri- day, June 26, 2009 at Coun- try Folks in Florala beginning at 11 a.m. For more information con- tact Martha J. Byrd at mot@ or 850-689-2811. Alligator Trot Seeking Entries The 5K Run/Walk Alligator Trot will be held June 20 at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. The race begins at 8 a.m. at Florala State Park. Walkers are welcome. The only TWO state race in the area!! For info or race applica- tions call Karen at 834-2032 or applications available at: http:llwww.geocities.comlal- ligatortrot. call Miss Pinkie Williams at 334-858-3642: The Carver 1 334-858-7738. ni Association would like to Tri City Wildcat i' Class of '53 extend an invitation for every- Senior Citizen CC SenioRx Reunion Set one to join them in celebrat- Centers Activities Meeting & inn the 2009 Home Town Area senior citizens areRegistration Assistance Info The members of the Class Reunion to be held July 3-5 invited to the Senior citizens The monthly meeting for Have you recently been of 1953 will be having their in Florala. "Determined Disabled"annual summer "get togeth- The three day event in-Center for meals, dominoes, the Tri-City Wildcats will be thro e Social Security ' ' ' ' er' on Friday, Juhe 26, 2009 Administration? at CoLiritry'Folks.' B #et.lbegin- cludes a block party on Fri- bingo, medicine manage- on May 25 at 6 p.m. at the day, July 3; a banquet onment, programsofinterestand Westside Baptist Fellowship Areyou in the 24-month ning at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4; and church much more. Doors are openHall. Anyone interested in i' waiting period for Medicare Contact Mamie Clary at services on Sunday, July 5. from 8 a.m. til2 p.m. Vansare coaching needs to attend, i coverage to begin? 858-3592 or Carolyn Nobles Cost for all events is $30for available for seniors"conve- The Tri-City W dcats will Disabled individuals of any at 858-3750 if planning to at- adults 18 and up; $20 for chil- nience, whether to go to the hold their next registration for doctor, shopping downtown, football players a ld cheer- age in the 24-month waiting tend. dren 8-17; and $12 for youth drugst0re, or transportation to leaders on May 23 from 9 a.m. period as well as those indi- 0-7. viduals 55 years old or older Florala City Hall center and back home. There to 12 p.m. at the Alabama can receive free prescrip- AnnouncementSTheof Florala s Class of '47 is an age requirement,and fill partic- byAugustPwer meeting1 andrmno olderPlayerSthan tion medications through the ipants must be sixty years of and cheerleaders must be 6 Southern Alabama Regional City regu- Reunion Set age to attend, out an i Council on Aging (SARCOA) lar council meetings are the The Covington County application. The center is Io- 12 byAugust 1. Bring a birth SeniorRx program. Some re- 2nd and 4th Monday of each High School Class of 1947cited at 1338 4th Street. Call certificate. Cost is $25 for first strictions apply. Please call month in the Council Cham- will be having their annual 858-3310 for information, child and $20 for additional Ms. Diane Lawrence at the SenioRx office in Opp, AL 1-334-493-1699 to ,see if you qualify. Office hours are Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This program is a part- nership between SARCOA and the Alabama Department of Senior Services. AA Meetings Held At APC Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) meetings are held at Alabama Power Company Community Building, located at 1293 5th Street, Florala Dwight Ward of Andalusia is he spokesperson at the meetings which are held at, 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. PHS Class of '89 Reunion Planned The Paxton High School Class of 1989 is in the pro- cess of planning their 20th children in immediate family. bers at 6:30 p.m. PHS Alumni Meets The Paxton High School Alumni Association meets the second Monday of the month reunion on June 6, 2009 at Hymn's Steakhouse in Crest- view, FL beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, call Joann Geohagan at 858-6748. CCHS Class of '57 Reunion Set The Covington County High School Class of 1957 It is still unknown if there will be a 5 year old team. If there =s, this registration will be at a later date. 8 am til 11 am Ya'll Come/, 21829 US HWY 331 N PAXTON, FL 850-834-2402 I