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THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 PAGE 3 CCHS Class of '59 Reunion The Covington Coun- ty High School Class of 1959 will hold it's 55th reunion on Saturday, July 19 at the Ladies Clubhouse in Florala, beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m.. Lunch served at 11:45 a.m. Cost is $20 per person. Classmates are encour- aged to gather to renew friendships and enjoy the fellowship. RSVP to Dick Can- non, 5 Longwood Drive, Shalimar, FL 32579 be- fore July 9. Spaghetti Supper & Auction The Florala High School Booster and Alumni Sports Club will hold its annual spa- ghetti'supper and silent, auction on Wednesday, June 25 from 5-8 p.m. in the FHS lunchroom. Raybon Family Reunion June 28 The annual Raybon Reunion will be held at the Hacoda Community Center on June 28 from 8 a.m. until. Bring pictures, a cov- ered dish and enjoy the fun and fellowship. Call Betty Jackson at 858-7218 for additional information. CCHS Class of 1956 Reunion The Class of 1956 CCHS will hold a re- union on Friday, June 27 behind Sara's Big R from 11 a.m. - 12 noon. Makeplans to attend. CCHS Class Of 1961 Reunion The Covington Coun- ty High School Class of '61 will hold their 53rd year reunion on June 28, 2 p.m. at the Florala Depot. Casual attire, bbq pork/chicken and fixings. RSVP Skip El- land, 256-307-9951 or e-mail ceiland@hotmail. com. Support Group Offered Addicted to Drugs/ Alcohol? Need/Want Help? Come to the new Support Group on Thursdays, 6 p.m. at Paxton Baptist Church, 21757 US 331 North, facilitated by Mike and Heather Senn Call (850) 834-2718 or (850) 419-0879 for additional information. 24th Of June Car Show The 22nd annual 24th of June Masonic Cel- ebration car show will be held June 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Awards at 1:30. Rodney J. Evans Memorial Building on Beautiful Lake Jackson. Dash plaques to the first 50 entrants. Open class with view- er's choice and awards to the top 25. Motor- cycles and antique trac- tors welcome. $25 entry fee. Contact William Hall 334-343-8710 or e-mail: carshow@24thofjune. com Dedication Brunch At Carver A dedication brunch at will be held at Carver Community Center July 3 from 10 am - 12 noon. The event is sponsored by the Silverman fam- ily, Gitenstein Founda- tion and Carver National of Rev. Jerry Smith (An- dalusia) and others. Those attending must: RSVP by June 15 to Ha- zel Lee 334-858-5330, no children, except the children of the Smith family and sponsor fami- lies, are invited. Must be ! 9 years or older to at- tend. FHS Class Of 1969 Reunion Florala High School Class of 1969 reunion will be held June 28, 6 p.m: at Florala High School cafeteria. Foradditionalinforma- tion call 423-620-1013 or 334-389-2633. 24th Of June BBQ Cookoff The 2nd annual 24th of June BBQ Cookoff will be held at Beautiful Lake Jackson on June 27-28. Entry fee: Chicken, ribs, pulled pork, brisket $40 each or all catego- ries ,$120. Cash prizes: Grand Champion $500, Reserve Grand Cham- pion $300, 1st place in each category $100, People's Choice $300. For more information contact Ricky Martin 334-449-3421 or visit www.24thot]une.c0m or www.FlaPanhandleB- Applications available on both web- sites. Summer Reading Program At FPL The Florala Public Library invites children kindergarten through fourth grade to come to the library every Thurs- day during the month of June from 10 to 11 a.m. The dates will be June 5th, June 12th; June 19th, 26th. The theme for this summer is "FIZZ- BOOM-READ." June 19th Lisa Spear with Joy "The Sugar Glider" will entertain us. June 26th close pro- gram with a pizza par- ty!!! Come ,one; come all for fun-filled adventures with stories, crafts, en- tertafnment, prizes and refreshments. CCHS Class of '54 Reunion The CCHS class of 1954 will hold their 60tho reunion on May 24 at the Ladies Clubhouse on Wildflower Avenue. Friends are in- vited to come by in the afternoon for a visit. Family History Activity Class Of '61 Reunion The Covington Coun- ty High School Class of 1961 will hold a 53 year class reunion on June 28 at the Florala Depot. Details forthcoming. 19th Annual 5K Alligator Trot The 19th Annual 5K Alligator Trot will be held June 21 beginning at 8 a.m. at Ftorala State Park. This is the only 5K course in the area that gives participants the opportunity to run in two states around beautiful, historic Lake Jackson!! Runners and walkers are welcome! To print a race ap- plication, visit or email an application request to: alligatortrot@yahoo. com, call or text Karen 850-951-5385 or for on- line registration visit ac- AA Meetings Held At APC Alcoholics Anony- mous (A.A.) meetings are held at Alabama Power Company Com- munity Building, located at 1293 5th Street, Flora- la, 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Contact 334-858-2209. Veteran's Outreach A Veteran's , Out- reach Support Group will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of ev- ery month at 10 a.n . at Comfort Care Hospice, 820 South Three Notch Street in Andalusia, AL. Any veteran, active mili- tary, family member or concerned citizen is in- vited. For more informa- tion call 334-427-4000. CCHS Class of '53 Reunion The Class of 1953 CCHS will hold a reunion on Friday, June 27 at Bryce's Family Restau- rant on Third Avenue in Florala beginning at ,11 a.m. The restaurant is better known as the "log cabin" just off Hwy. 331 in east Florala. Class members are asked to come enjoy a time of food and fellowship as well as the Masonic cel- ebration the following day. Contact Carolyn Nobles 334-858-3750 or Mamie Clary 334-858-3592 for addi- tional information. Good News For The Hungry Program In Paxton The SixthAvenue Mis- A Family History sionary Baptist Church, Activity will be held Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. at 20 Vann Circle. Free instruction in fam- ily search, computers and light refreshments will be provided. Call 850-357-3541 for addi- tional information. FHS Class '64 Reunion The Florala High School Class of 1964 will hold a 50 year re- union on June 28 at the Ladies Clubhouse. For additional informa- tion call Ann Eason at 334-858-7132 or email aeason2820@gmail. 'com. 22507 6th Avenue in Florala is a sponsor of the Gospel Food Minis- tries "Good News For The Hungry, program. The program pro- vides high quality boxes of food with the menu Story Time At Florala Library Story Time aL Florala Public Library, invites children ages 2-4 to join Alumni Association. A Miss Sherry every Tues- room will be dedicated day at 10 a.m..for story to the memory of Mrs. time. Stories, i'afts, fun Allie Mae Smith, mother and it's all free! changing monthly. Sixth Avenue Baptist is a host site where peo- ple can submit/pick-up orders to/from GosPel Food Ministries. Dis- tribution is usually the ,fourth or last Saturday of each month. Food box- es range in price from $22.00 up to $49.00. Anyone can place an order through this pro- gram. Visit www.gospel- for information. Kiwanis Club Seeking Members The Kiwanis Club of the Tri Cities, Florala meets at Alabama Land and Home Realty office the first and third Thurs= days at 5:30 p.m. Busi- ness meetings are last meeting of the month. Everyone is wel- come. For information about becoming a mem- ber call Deborah Stokes 858-5603. LBW Offers Free GED Classes LBW Community Col- lege offers free GED Classes in Andalusia, Opp, Florala, Lu /erne, and Greenville. Day and evening classes are available to prepare stu- dents for the GED test. If you are 17 years old or older and not enrolled in public school, you are eligible for these FREE classes. Instructional methods are based on individual student's needs and may include one-on-one tutoring, group instruction, and computer-based instruc- tional programs. Build a brighter fu- ture with LBWCC's Adult Education Program. For more information, contact a class near you: Andalusia (334) 881-2267, Opp (334) 493-5310, Florala (334) 858-4100, Luverne (334) 335-2187 or Greenville (334) 382-6009. Chamber Meeting Notice The Tri-Cities Cham- ber of Commerce meets the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Ladies' Clubhouse, Wildflower Avenue Adoptive/Foster Parents Needed DHR is embarking on a campaign to recruit more foster/adoptive families. DHR finalized more than 600 adop- tions for children in their foster care system. According to national estimates, if nothing changes by the year 2020, nearly 14 million confirmed cases of child abuse and neglect will be reported, and 22,500 children will die of abuse or neglect, most before their fifth birthdays. - "No matter how much time you have to give, you have the power to do something positive that will change a life- time for a young per- son in fostercare. We need families to open their hearts and open their homes for these children in need," said a spokesperson. Visit or call 1-866-4ALKids (1-866-425-5437) or Covington County De- partment of Human Re- sources (334-427-7900) to find out about the many different ways to get involved. Senior Citizen Center Activities Area senior citizens are invited to the Se- nior Citizens Center for meals, dominoes, bingo, medicine management, programs of interest and much more. Doors are open from 8 a.m. tU 2 p.m. Vans are avail- able "for seniors' conve- nience, whether to go to the doctor, shopping downtown, drugstore, or transportation to center and back home. There is an age requirement, participants must be sixty years of age to at- tend, and fill out an ap- plication. The center is located at 1338 4th Street. Call 858-3310 for information. Thomas Roberts, M.D., PA.C. Family,Practice Mark Hash, M.D. Family & OccupationaI Medicine F. Edward Tenewitz, M.D. Gener/a/ Surgeon Scott Haufe, M.D. Pain Management Larry Rafey, P.A.,-C Youth & Family Practice General Surgery - Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine - Family Medicine Occupational Medicine - Pain Management Advanced, specialized healthcare! Monday Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (850) 951-4556 - Free Transportation 4413 U.S. 331S, DeFuniak Springs, Florida It FLORAI,.A, LOCKHART & COVINGTON COUNTY am George "Chuck" Patterson, and I would like to extend a special thank you to all the voters in Covington County for your support, votes, and confidence in me. I have been humbled and overwhelmed by the outreach of support that I have received from the citizens of Covington County. I would like to emphasize that the office of Revenue Commissioner represents everyone in Covington County, and I am committed to serving andhelping all of our citizens in all areas of our county. My qualifications in business and accounting demonstrate that I am the most qualified candidate to manage your revenue commissioner's office, Over the next few weeks, I will continue to do everything in my power to see everyone. For those that voted for my worthy opponents, I humbly ask for for your vote and support on July 15th as your next revenue commissioner. ELECT GEORGE "CHUCK" PATTERSON If you need me, call me. 488-4410 Pilid Poltlilll lid by George "Chuck" Ptrttel+son, 601 Stewart St. 0pp, AL