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THE FLORALA NEWS - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015 PAGE 3 Chamber Chili inns are the 2nd and 4th methods are based noes, cards, etc., social- or neglect, most before Monday of each month on individual student's ization, and resources, their fifth birthdays. Cook-Off in the Council Chambers needs and may includeMonthly events include "No matter how much Auction of city Hall at 6:30 p.m. one-on-one tutoring, bingo, movies, and birth- time you have to give, Residents of the City group instruction, and day celebrations. Special you have the power to do A Chili Cook-Off, of Florala are allowed ac- computer-based instruc- events include day trips, something positive that sponsored by the Tri- Cities Chamber of Com- cess to the city's dump- tional programs, guest speakers, enrich- will change a lifetime for sters located at the City Build a brighter fu- ment activites, potluck a young person in fos- merce will be held Friday, Yard, 1815 9th Street,ture with LBWCC's Adult days, and dinner events, tercare. We need fami, December 4 at 5:30 p.m. from the hours of 11 a.m. EducationProgram. For more information, lies to open their hearts at Tyner Station (The Old to 4 p.m. on Thursdays, For more information, call 334-858-3310 orand open their homes for Depot) in Florala. Cash prizes will be awarded to discard small amounts contact aclass near stop by and visit at 1338 these children in need," of household items and you: Andalusia (334) 4th Street, Florala. said a spokesperson. for first, second and third yard debris. 881-2267, Opp (334) Visit www.dhr.alabama. place. The city truck will pick- 493-5310, Florala (334) govorcall 1-866-4ALKids Chili supper consists up debris on Monday, 858-4100, Luverne (334) Story Time At (1-866-425-5437) or of chili, crackers, tea and Wednesday and Friday 335-2187 or Greenville Florala Library Covington CQunty De- cake for $5.00 at 6 p.m. of each week. One truck (334) 382-6009. An auction follows at 7 Story Time at Floralapartment of Human Re- load per month for each sources (334-427-7900) p.m. with items donated Public Library invites resident is free, each to find out about the from local businesses. WSH After children ages 2-4 to join additional truck load is $100.00 per truck. Veg- Schoo[ Miss Sherry every Tues- many different ways to day at 10 a.m. for story get involved. Miss Christmas etation and limb debris Program time. Stories, crafts, fun Pageant must be stacked sepa- rately from household W.S. Harlan El- and it's all free! Chamber items. Residents whoementary will hold an Meeting Notice hire a contractor to clean After School Program The Tri-Cities Cham- up brush and trees need Monday-Friday from bet of Commerce meets tomakesurethatcontrac- 2:45-5:30 p.m. the first Monday of the tot knows that it is their This program is de- month at 5:30 p.m. at the responsibility to havesigned to help students Ladies' Clubhouse, Wild- the debris removed. All who are struggling in flower Avenue. leaves must be bagged academic workand need before pickup. Tires or some one-on-one time. A Contact the office at paint cans cannot be nutritious snack and play 1135 Fourth Street, rio- picked up as these items time are also offered, rala or call 334-858-6252 must be disposed of asChildren attend Spanish, regarding becoming a set by Alabama and EPAPiano, Computer and Art member or e-mail floral- laws. If further informa- classes, atricity@yahoo.com. tion is required, contact The students attend City Hall at 858-3612.field trips throughout the school year and work in a greenhouse learning gardening techniques. The extended day program is $10 per week full time (3 days or more) and $3.00 per day for part-time (2 days or less). Call 334-858-3294 for additional informa- tion. The 2015 Miss Christ- mas Pageant will be held November 21, 6 p.m. at Florala High School This is a nonprofit pageant with all pro- ceeds going to help fund the local Angel Tree. Age divisions: Baby Miss 0-11 months, Petite Miss 12-23 months, Tod- dler Miss 2-3 Years, Tiny Miss 4-6 years, Little Miss 7-9 years, Young Miss 10-12 years, Teen Miss 13-15 years, Junior Miss 16-18, Miss Christ- mas Angel 19- 21 years For applications email simplychic36442@ OCAP Energy Workshop gmail.com, download off- The Oranized Com- FaceBook or pick them munity Action Program up at Simply Chic 23248 5th Avenue Florala.' . (OCA) is sponsoring an energy workshop to ad- Deadline is 2 p.m., dress local community November 14. Entry fee needs through surveys is $30 per contestant, and vocal input. Admission $5.00 and The event will be held 5 under free.There will December 8, 10 a.m. at Senior Citizen also be a donation box the Florala Senior Citi- at the door for theAngel zens Building, 1338 4th Center Tree. Street, Florala. DoorActivities prizes will be given .... Residents age 60 ot o[I-Free " .... For more information older, the Florala Senior County # call 334-428-2660. Center is waiting for you! Covington County Hours: Monday-Friday residents who wish to LBW Offers from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Transportation is avail- submit a work order toFree able Iocally for shopping, the county now have a toll-free number in order GED Classes appointments and to and to do so. LBW Community Col- from the center during The new in-bound toll lege offers free GEDoperating hours. Must free phone number for Classes in Andalusia, call at least 24 hours in the County Engineer's Opp, Florala, Luverne, advance. office is (877) 895-2620. and Greenville. Day Join in for a nutritious and evening classes are hot lunch, activities, and available to prepare stu- enrichment. Also a valu- Florala dents for the GED test. able resource for net- Debris Pickup If you are 17 years old working with different or older and not enrolled agencies. Policy in public school, you are Daily events include The City of Florala's eligible for these FREE nutritious, hot lunch, regular Council Meet- classes. Instructionalcrafting/quilting, domi- 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 welcome. rala is a sponsor of the Gospel Food Ministries "Good News For The Hungry" program. The program provides high quality boxes of food with the menu changing monthly. Sixth Avenue Bap- tist is a host site where people can submit/pick- up orders to/from Gospel Food Ministries. Distribu- tion is usually the fourth or last Saturday of each month. Food boxes range in price from $22.00 up to $49.00. Anyone can place an order through this pro- gram. Visit www.gospelfood- ministries.com for infor- mation. Alcoholics Anonymous Meets Locally The Florala Chapter of Alcohlica Anonymous will hold weekly meet- ings at the old Florala City Middle School Caf- eteria on Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. Call 858-2209 for additional informa- tion. For information about becoming a member call Craft/Bake Sale Worthless Glen Powell, 858-3800. Fundraiser Check Unit In Crafters wanted for Support Group craft/bake saleto be held Florala November 21, 8 a.m.-3 The Covington Coun- Offered p.m. at First Assembly of ty District Attorney's Addicted to Drugs/AI- God Church Fellowship Worthless Check Unit is cohol? Need/Want Help? Hall, Florala. in Florala every second Come to the new Support Call Linda at Thursday of the month on Group on Thursdays, 6 334-343-3188 for infor- Florala's Municipal Court p.m. at Paxton Baptist mation, date in order to help Io- Church, 21757 US 331 cal businesses collect on North, facilitated by Mike Veteran's worthless checks. This and Heather Senn is a free service provided Call (850) 834-2718 Outreach by the District Attorney's or (850) 419-0879 for ad- A Veteran's OutreachOffice. ditional information. Support Group will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month Send your Adoptive/ at 10 a.m. at Comfort COMMUNITY Foster Parents Care Hospice, 820 South HAPPENINGS Three Notch Street in Needed Andalusia, AL. Any vet- to: DHR is embarking on eran, active military, The Florala News a campaign to recruit family member or con- more foster/adoptive cerned citizen is invited, 1155 5th Street families. DHR finalized For more information call Florala, AL36442 more than 600 adoptions 334-427-4000. for children in their foster , care system. Good News e-maih According to national floralanews@ estimates, if nothing For The changes by the year Hungry fairpoint, net 2020, nearly 14 million or confirmed cases of child Program abuse and neglect will The Sixth Avenue Mis- be reported, and 22,500 sionary Baptist Church, fax: 858-3786 children will die of abuse 22507 6th Avenue in rio- communications IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT GTC, INC. DIBIA FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATIONS TELEPHONE SERVICE GTC, Inc, d/b/a FairPoint Communications provides a wide vadety of p'roducts and services including the following basic local exchange service offedngs in the Florala (858) and Wing (572) exchanges: Monthly RatesOne-Time Charges Single Party Residential Service $16.97 $12.25" Single Party Business Service $ 33.94 $14.75" In addition to the above monthly rates, a Federal Subscriber Line Charge applies to each line as follows: $6.50 Residential lines and businesseswith single lines $9.20 Businesses with more than one line. An Access Recovery Charge also applies to each line as follows: $2.00 Residential lines (except Lifeline qualified lines) and businesses with single lines $3.00 Businesses with more than one line. *Premises Visit not included All rates indicated are as of September 30, 2015. Taxes, fees and surcharges are not included in the pricing above. Taxes, fees, surcharges and rates are subject to change. The above rates include the following: Voice grade access to the public switched netwod~ Local Usage Access to emergency 911 se~ces Toll Limitation for qualified low income customers FairPoint Communications provides a Lifeline Program discount for residential service for eligible low-income customers with federal monthly support of $9.25 and state monthly support of up to $3.50. In addition, Lifeline customers may also qualify for free toll blocking to help them con~ol long-distance usage. Customers using this offedng can still use pre-paid calling cards or dial-around services to place long-distance calls from their homes. The Lifeline Program is a government benefit program that provides discounted service to eligible low-income residential customers. The Lifeline Program benefit is non-transferable and is open to eligible customers only. To receive the Lifeline Program discount, residential customers must provide a completed application proving eligibility to FairPoint Communications. Documentation proving enrollment in a qualified government benefit program or establishing household income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines must also be provided. Only one Lifeline Program discount is available per household on either a wireless or wireline telephone service. Consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain the discount can be punished by fine or imprisonment, can be de-enrolled or can be barred from the Lifeline Program. NI customers who receive the Lifeline Program discount must now recertify eligibility annually. if you receive a recerUfication package from FairPoint CommuniCations, you must respond within 30 days or FairPoint Communications is required to remove the Lifeline Program discount from your account. FloralaNews_TG-SE-641.0-AL_4.917x7.pdf ' ,,,,,,, ..... ; , , , , : ~ ,~ ,i , communications IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT GTC, INC. D/B/A FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATIONS TELEPHONE SERVICE GTC, Inc. d/b/a FairPoint Communications provides a wide variety of products and services including the following basic local exchange service offerings in the Laurel Hill (652) and Paxton (834) exchanges: Monthly RatesOne-Time Charges Single Party Residential Service $17.00 $12.25" Single Party Business Service $21.38 $14.75" In addition to the above monthly rates, a Federal Subscriber Line Charge applies to each line as follows: $6,50 Residential lines and businesses with single lines $9.20 Businesses with more than one line. An Access Recovery Charge also applies to each line as follows: $2.00 Residential lines (except Lifeline qualified lines) and businesses with single lines $3.00 Businesses with more than one line. *Premises Visit not included All rates indicated are as of September 30, 2015. Taxes, fees and surcharges are not included in the pricing above. Taxes, fees, surcharges and rates are subject to change. The above rates include the following: Voice grade access to the public switched network Local Usage Access to emergency 911 services Toll Limitation for qualified low income customers FairPoint Communications provides a Lifeline Program discount for residential service for eligible low- income customers with federal monthly support of $9.25 and state rrionthly support of up to $3.50. In addition, Lifeline customers may also qualify for free toll blocking to help them control long-distance usage. Customers using this offering can still use pre-paid calling cards or dial-around services to place long- distance calls from their homes The Lifeline Program is a government benefit program which provides discounted service to eligible low-income residential customers. The Lifeline Program benefit is non-transferable and is open to eligible customers only. Only one Lifeline Program discount is available per household on either a wireless or wireline telephone service. Consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain the discount can be punished by fine or imprisonment, can be de-enrolled orcan be barred from the Lifeline Program. All customers who receive the Lifeline Program discount must now recertify eligibility annually. if you receive a recertification package from FairPoint Communications, you must respond within 30 days or FairPoint Communications is required to remove the Lifeline Program discount from your account. FloralaNews_TG-SE-642.0-AL_4.917x7.1xIf / = )