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AUGUST 27
ARTIST RECEPTION
Deborah Hill will be the featured artist Thursday, Aug. 27 at Missy’s Taste of Home in Fayette. The artist reception is from 4 - 6 p.m. Come meet Deborah and mingle with other artists.

AUGUST 29
BENEFIT SINGING
Macedonia Baptist Church will hold a benefit singing for Gabriella Wages on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. Guest singers will be Pam Gardner “Still Blessed” and several others from the community. There will be refreshments served. Everyone come out and help support this little angel in her fight.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS
Fayette County Commission Chairman John Underwood will be holding community meetings Saturday, Aug. 29. A meeting will be held at the Canaan Community Center at 5 p.m., Newtonville Community Center at 6 p.m. and New Friendship Baptist Church in Covin at 7 p.m. All community members are encouraged to attend.

SEPTEMBER 2
MOBILE FOOD PANTRY
Community Service Programs of West Alabama (CSP), Inc. will host a mobile food pantry at the Bankston Fire Department, 10385 Hwy. 18 East in Bankston on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Quantities are limited to 150 households per food pantry. Only residents of the Bankston area in which the pantry is held are able to apply. To apply, contact Elisha Mastin, Fayette County Coordinator, at (205) 932-3218 or visit our office at 1600 Temple Ave. N; Suite 7 in Fayette.

SEPTEMBER 3
GOSPEL CONCERT
There will be a Southern Gospel Music Concert at Belk Community Center on Sept. 3. The featured group will be the Bryant Singers from Millport. Members of the group are Waymon and Gail Fields, Marsha McDaniel and Sammy Byrd. The singing starts at 6:30 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m. Also on the program will be hosts Doug and Iva G. Wooten. Anyone who wishes to be on the program should contact the hosts as soon as possible, as there are already some who have been scheduled. Belk Community Center is located on Highway 96 between Fayette and
Kennedy. Admission is free and everyone is invited to come and enjoy an evening of your favorite Southern Gospel Music. For more information, call 205-932-6021.

SEPTEMBER 5
BERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY STORY TIME
The Berry Public Library Story Time will be held Saturday, Sept. 5 at 1:30 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 6
MOORE REUNION
The annual Moore reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 6 at Moore Hall next to Cedar Grove Church on Co. Rd. 49. The reunion will begin at 10:30 a.m. A covered dish lunch will be served at Noon. All descendants of James and Nancy Pearce Moore, David Newton “Barnes” and Sarah “Sally” Ham Moore and James Marion “Bunk” and Della E. Whitson Moore are urged to attend, bring pictures or other items to share. For more information contact Melba Moore Sims at 932-5164. Everyone is invited to attend and bring a covered dish for lunch.

SEPTEMBER 12
FCHS REUNION OF THE 70s
Fayette County High School Reunion of the 70s will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 from 5 p.m. until midnight. The C Plus Band will rock the night away beginning at 7 p.m. in front of the Courthouse. Each class will be responsible for contacting their classmates and spreading the word. For more information go the Facebook page, FCHS Reunion of the 70s or contact your class representative.

MT. VERNON SCHOOL REUNION
The annual Mt. Vernon Junior High School reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 12. Doors will open at 10 a.m. with a potluck lunch at Noon. Paper products and tea will be furnished. For more information call Martha Bobo McCaleb at 932-6641.

SEPTEMBER 28
877TH MEETING
The next quarterly meeting of the 877th Engineer Battalion Retired Employees will be held Monday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at Cedar Landing Restaurant in Winfield. All former full-time unit support employees (Unit, OMS, R&R, etc.) are invited to attend. Lunch is Dutch treat.

OCTOBER 3
FACE IN THE WINDOW FEST
The Face in the Window Fest will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Carrollton. The day will feature free children’s activities, along with arts and crafts and other fun activities. Vendor applications available at Carrollton City Hall. For more information, contact Barbara Lancaster at 205-399-0798, Myra Shufflebarger at 205- 399-1167 or Betty Taggart at 205-454-2472.

FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED
Fayette County DHR is looking for families that would be interested in fostering children. To become a foster parent, you must have income to support your current status without the need of outside resources, complete and have a suitable criminal background check, meet medical qualifications, complete required training, and your home must meet minimum standards. If you are interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, please contact Myra Rainey with the Fayette County Department of Human Resources at 932-1685.

BERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Berry Public Library and Museum is seeking volunteers to staff the library. Hours can be adjusted per availability. If interested, please call Mary Lollar at 689-4561 or 270-6412 or Billie Pendley at 689-4548. Library hours will be posted on the door.

FAYETTE DEPOT MUSEUM
The Fayette Depot Museum is open for tours on Sunday from 2 - 5 p.m. In addition to local visitors, the Museum hosts school tours and many out-of-town visitors. Admission is free. The Historical Society urges everyone to pay their dues. At just $25, this is a good investment toward keeping the Museum open. Please send your dues to Dale Lawrence at P.O. Box 534, Fayette, AL 35555.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY
Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday at Fayette First United Methodist Church fellowship hall. A free meal is served at 6:30 p.m.. worship and lesson/testimony at 7 p.m., small group discussions at 8 p.m. Child care is provided for participants.
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