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THE FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 PAGE 5 m The South Central Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross an- nounces that the sum- mer program for util- ity assistance, Project SHARE, will be on Fri- day, July 18 at 9 a.m. at the Floraia Senior Ac- tivities Center. "Project SHARE is a utility assistance pro- gram administered by the Red Cross on behalf of the utility companies in Alabama," said Don Johnson, Executive Di- rector of the chapter. "It is a program designed to provide assistance to individuals age 62 or older or those receiving disability, with their heating and cooling bills each year. During the summer, Project help only a few hous- ings on a first come - first served basis. Once an application is picked up, an appoint- mentmay be made with the Rd Cross to speak with a Project SHARE caseworker. Appoint- ments can be made starting July 7 at the Senior Activities Center in Florala. For more in- formation, contact the American Red Cross at 334-428-2680 or the Florala Senior Center at 334-858-3310. Project SHARE is a voluntary program, es- tablished by the utility companies in the state of Alabama, and funded through contributions from the utilities and private individuals who choose to donate $1 or $2 on their monthly utility bill. Congratulations Masons This 144th Celebration! SHARE is available to qualifying individuals and families to assist with cooling assistance. It does not, however, provide for the purchase of fans, air condition- ing units or other cool- ing appliances. Project SHARI , is strictly to provide for payment as- sistance to the utility company for energy as- sis ance. In order to qualify for Corlgl" ltUl ltiofls Ma o ]s Project SHARE, indi- On This 144 Celebration viduals or families must meet not only age or disability requirements, :: : : : but also financial re- quirements. "The application in- cludes a monthly ex- A FULL , ERVICE CUTS . TYLE,. pense sheet to help as- COLOR& FERM5 sess need for potentially TANNING qualifying individuals and families," John- I[ son said. In addition I[ the summer program II requires a statement |[ signed by a healthcare|[ ' g "S professional sating a I| [ medical need for cool- |[ 144thAnnualCelebration! ing for a member of the |] household. |' SMITH INSL RANI Applications will be available beginning |[ July 6, 2014 at The Flo- |[ . AGEN{ ral Senior Center, 1338|[ 4th St, Florala. |[ Fifth Avenue, Florala During the summer |[ season, project SHARE |] 858"3 has limited funds avail- |] able. We will be able to "" Con grai !u ations Mas Your 144th Consecutive t FROM "Our Name Says It All" Proudly Serving Covington County On The Corner In Downtown Florala Since 1904 AND