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THE FLORALA NEWS - WEDNESDAY, SEPETEMBER 24, 2014 PAGE 3 I Heritage Festival citizen is invited. For f the Paxton Ruritan are 17 years old or homes for these chil- Cancelled more information call Club. older and not enrolled Ruritan Collecting dren in need," said a Thomas A. Mc- 334-427-4000. For more informa- in public school, you Old Flags spokesperson. Visit Queen Lodge #341 tion, call Bill McRae are eligible for these The Paxton Ruritan of Paxton has regret- Good News For The at 850-834-3031 FREE classes. In' Club is collecting old, or call 1-866-4ALKids fully announced that Hungry Program or Bill Perkins at structional methods worn or tattered U.S. (1-866-425-5437) or the Heritage Festival The Sixth Avenue 850-834-2205. are based on individu- flags. The flags will be Covington County planned for the sec- Missionary Baptist al student's needs and ceremonially burned Department of Hu- ond week in October Church, 22507 6th Florala City Hall may include one-on- in accordance with full man Resources is cancelled due to Avenue in Florala is a Debris Pickup one tutoring, group in- flag disposal etiquette (334-427-7900) to find circumstances beyond sponsor of the Gospel Policy struction, and comput- practices. Individuals out about the many their control. Food Ministries "Good The City of Florala's er-based instructional or businesses may different ways to get Plans are to hold News ForThe Hungry" regular Council Meet- programs, drop off the flags at the involved. ' the festival in 2015. program, ings .are the 2nd and Build a brighter fu- Paxton City Hall or by The program pro- 4th Monday of each ture with LBWCC's contacting a member Family History Cancer Freeze Yard/ vides high qual- month in the Council Adult Education Pro- of the Paxton Ruritan Activity In Paxton Bake Sale ity boxes of food with Chambers of City Hall gram. For more infor- Club. A Family History An indoor yard sale, the menu changing at 6:30 p.m. mation, contact a class For more informa- Activity will be held bake sale, and silent monthly. Residents of the near you: Andalusia tion, call Bill McRae Saturdays from 1-3 auction will be held at Sixth Avenue Bap- City of Florala are al- (334) 881-2267, Opp at 850-834-3031 p.m. at 20 Vann Circle. at Rodney J. Evans tist is a host site where lowed access to the (334)493-5310, Flora- or Bill Perkins at Free instruction in fam- building on Lake Jack- people can submit/ city's dumpsters Io- la (334) 858-4100, Lu- 850-834-2205. ily search, computers son in Florala on Sat- pick-up orders to/from cated at the City Yard, verne (334) 335-2187 and light refreshments urday, October4 from Gospel Food Minis- 1815 9th Street, from or Greenville (334) Adoptive/Foster will be provided. Call 8 a.m. until, tries. Distribution is the hours of 11 a.m. 382-6009. Parents Needed 850-357-'3541 for ad- Proceeds will ben- usually the fourth or to 4 p.m. on Thurs- DHR is embarking ditional information. efit Cancer Freeze a last Saturday of each days, to discard small Toll-Free County# on a campaign to re- local 501 (c) (3) non- month. Food boxes amounts of household Covington County cruit more foster/adop- Kiwanis profit organization in range in price from items and yard debris, residentd who wish to tive families. DHR fi- Pancake Breakfast Florala which raises $22.00 up to $49.00. The city truck will submit a work order to nalized more than 600 The Kiwanis Club money for local cancer Anyone can place pickup debris on Mon- the county now have a adoptions for children tri Citieswill be having patients, an order through this day, Wednesday and toll-free number in or- in their foster care sys- a Pancake Breakfast Anyone wishing to program. Friday of each week. der to do so. tom. on Saturday, Septem- donate items should Visit www.gospel- One truck load per The new in-bound According to nation- ber 27 from 7-10 a.m. contact Linda Whita- for month for each resi- toll free phone number al estimates, if nothing at the Rodney Evans ker at 334-343-3188. information, dent is free, each ad- for the County Engi- changes by the year Building on beautiful ditional truck load is neer's office is (877) 2020, nearly 14 mil- Lake Jackson. WS Harlan School Senior Citizen $40.00 per truck. Veg- 895-2620. lion confirmed cases All you can eat pan- After School Center Activities etation and limb debris of child abuse and ne- cakes, Kelley's sau- Program Area senior citizens must be stacked sepa- Kiwanis Club glect will be reported, sage, coffee and juice W.S. Harlan El- are invited to the So- rately from household Seeking Members and 22,500 children for just $5.00. ementary will hold an nior Citizens Center for items. Residents who The Kiwanis Club will die of abuse or ne- After School Program meals, dominoes, bin- hire a contractor to of the Tri Cities, FIo- glect, most before their Story Time At Monday-Friday from go, medicine manage- clean up brush and rala meets atAlabama fifth birthdays. Florala Library 2:45-5:30 p.m. ment, programs of in- trees need to make Land and Home Re- "No matter how Story Time at FIo- This program is de- terest and much more. sure that contractor alty office the first and much time you have rala Public Library in- signed to help students Doors are open from 8 knows that it is their third Thursdays at 5:30 to give, you have the vites children ages 2-4 who are struggling in a.m. til2 p.m. Vansare responsibility to have p.m. Business meet- power to do some- to join Miss Sherry ev- academic work and available for seniors' the debris removed, ings are last meeting thing positive that will ery Tuesday at 10a.m. need some one-on- convenience, whether All leaves must be of the month, change a lifetime for for story time. Stories, one time. A nutritious to go to the doctor, bagged before pickup. Everyone is wel- a young person in crafts, fun and it's all snack and play time shopping downtown, Tires or paint cans come. For informa- fostercare. We need free! are also offered. Chil- drugstore, or trans- cannot be picked up tion about becoming a families to open their dren attend Spanish, portation to centerand as these items must member call Deborah hearts and open their Piano, Computer and back home. There is be disposed of as set Stokes 858-5603. Art classes, an age requirement, by Alabama and EPA The students attend participants must be laws. If further infor- field trips throughout sixty years of age to mation is required, the school year and attend, and fill out an contact City Hall at work in a greenhouse application. Thecenter 858-3612. learning gardening is located at 1338 4th techniques. Street. Call 858-3310 Worthless Check The extended day for information. Unit In Florala program is $10 per The Covington week full time (3 days Chamber County District Attor' or more) and $3.00 Meeting Notice ney's WorthlessCheck per day for' part-time The Tri-Cities Unit is in Florala every (2 days or less). Call Chamber of Corn- second Thursday of 334-858-3294 for ad- merce meets the first the month on Florala's ditiona! information. Monday of the month Municipal Court date at 6 p.m. at the Ladies' in order to help local Support Group Clubhouse, Wildflower businesses collect Offered Avenue. on worthless checks. Addicted to Drugs/ This is a free service Alcohol? Need/Want Ruritan Collecting provided by the Dis- Help? Come to the Old Flags trictAttomey'sOffice. new Support Group on The Paxton Ruritan Thursdays, 6 p.m. at Club is collecting old, LBW Offers Free PaxtonBaptistChurch, worn or tattered U.S. GED Classes 21757 US 331 North, flags. The flags will be LBW Community facilitated by Mike and cere'monially burned College offers free HeatherSenn in accordance with full GED Classes in An- Call (850) 834-2718 flag disposal etiquette dalusia, Opp, Florala, or (850) 419-0879 for practices. Individuals Luveme, and Green-' additional information, or businesses may ville. Dayand evening drop off the flags at the classes are available AA Meetings Held At Paxton City Hall or by to prepare students for APC contacting a member the GED test. If you Alcoholics Anony- mous (A.A.) meetings are held at Alabama Power Company Community Building, We supply olver az,ooo square miles of Alabama with electricity located at 1293 5th every day. We're there no matter what, because our state needs Street, Florala, 7 p.m. us and, more importantly, you need us. We have a responsibility on Tuesdays. Contact to keep the power flowing for you even in the face of extreme o weather or even more extreme federal mandates. 334-858-2209. IDPH, ORG Veteran's Outreach = ..................................................... A Veteran's Out-   ALABAMA reach Support Group :; POWER will be held on the 2nd A SOUlfN EIEN OMIENlr and 4th Thursday of every month at 10 a.m. Always on. = at Comfort Care Hos- pice, 820 South Three Notch Street inAndalu- e f Visit to learn more. sia, AL. Any veteran, active military, family member or concerned