If you, your church or your civic or fraternal organization would like to
sponsor one or more of Fayette County’s foster children this Christmas contact Myra Rainey with the Fayette County
Department of Human Resources at 205-932-1685.
HUBBERTVILLE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS
The Hubbertville School Community Christmas committee is accepting applications
to serve underprivileged students in the Hubbertville area for Christmas.
Applications are reviewed for assistance. Criteria used in the selection
process includes students who receive free lunches, food stamps, hardship or
teacher recommendation. This is a service is provided through private donations
from individuals, businesses and churches. The committee asks for help in
continuing the service. If you would like to contribute to this joyous effort,
to Hubbertville School Community Christmas Fund.
CHRISTMAS AT THE PARK
Christmas at the Park will run through Dec. 31 at Guthrie Smith Park in Fayette.
The lights will be on each night from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Any donation is
appreciated. Train rides will be available Thursday - Saturday for $1. Hot
chocolate is $1 per cup.
PARK AND REC BASKETBALL
Fayette Park and Recreation is having basketball registration now through Dec. 3
at Noon. All boys and girls age five - 12 are eligible to play. Players must be
five years old by Sept. 1, 2015, and cannot be 13 years old by Sept. 1, 2015.
There will be separate teams for boys and girls unless not enough sign up,
otherwise there will be co-ed teams. Registration fee is $50 and must be paid
at the Fayette Park and Recreation office (located at the
Fayette Aquatic Center) at the time of registration. Games will begin on Jan. 3.
Games will be played primarily
on Saturdays, with home games being played at the Fayette Middle School Gym.
There will be away
games and admission to all games will be $3 for everyone age 13 and older.
SINGING AT BELK
There will be a Southern Gospel Music Concert at Belk Community Center on Dec.
3. The featured group will be the Busby Family from Berry. Members of the group
are Paul and Ruthie Busby, their children and grandchildren. 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.
MUSIC STUDY CLUB
Fayette Music Study Club will meet Thursday, Dec. 3 at 3:30 pm at the home of
Anita Morris. A program of Christmas carols is planned. All members are urged
to attend. Visitors are also welcomed.
BERRY CHRISTMAS PARADE
The Berry Christmas Parade will be held Friday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. For more
information call Berry Town Hall at
CUPCAKES WITH SANTA
Hope’s Choice presents Cupcakes with Santa Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. until Noon
at the Fayette Civic Center. Tickets are $15 and include a photo with Santa and
a cupcake to decorate. Tickets are available at Fayette County DHR (8 a.m. -
4:30 p.m. Mon. - Fri.) or the Hope’s Choice office (Mon. - Tuesday, Noon - 4 p.m.) For more information call
STEAK SANDWICH SALE
The Fayette County High School FFA Alumni Association will host a steak sandwich
sale Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Tractor Supply Co.
Sandwiches will be $5, add a drink for $1.
The Fayette First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will present the
Christmas cantata, “Celebrate! The Joy and Wonder of Christmas,” by Marty Parks on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. It will also be performed at Berry
United Methodist Church Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. The narrator will be Mike
Marion. Choir director and accompanist is Karon Renfroe.
FAYETTE CHRISTMAS PARADE
The Fayette Christmas Parade will be held Monday, Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Lineup
begins at 4:30 p.m. in the Fayette Square Shopping Center.
BELK COMMUNITY CLUB
The Belk Community Club will meet Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Belk Community
Center. Bring a covered dish and fellowship with friends. Christmas Carol
singing after the meal.
MARION COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
The Marion County Genealogical Society will meet Monday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at the
Winfield Community Center.
Progress Club Inc. will host its Christmas social Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at the
library. Members are requested to bring a plate of Christmas goodies and a
wrapped ornament for exchange. There is a $10 limit on the ornament. Our guests
will be the library directors and staff. Please call 442-7013 for more
Adrian Locke, a local artist who utilizes rustic techniques to make art
glorifying God, will be the featured artist at Missy’s Taste of Home. A reception for Locke will be held Dec. 10 at 4 p.m.
877TH ENGINEERING BATTALION MEETING
The next quarterly meeting of the 877th Engineer Battalion Retired Employees
will be held Saturday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Cedar Landing Restaurant in
Winfield. This will also be our annual Christmas dinner meeting. All former
full-time unit support employees (Unit, OMS, R&R, etc.) are cordially invited to attend.
LCTS SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT
The annual LCTS/THS Christmas fund raiser Concert will be held Sunday, Dec.13 at
2:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive MB Church. A number of great choirs have been invited to
participate. Admission is free, but a $10 donation will be appreciated.
LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE
Fayette County Memorial Library will hold Open House Tuesday, Dec. 15 from 6 - 8
p.m. Everyone is invited to drop in and enjoy light refreshments while meeting
the new director and assistant director, learning more about the resources and
services the library has to offer, winning door prizes and more. There will be
crafts and activities for the kids. For more information, contact Jessie Crowe
at 904- 8272 or Hillary Russell at 904-8373.
Central High School is hosting a six week baseball camp starting Feb. 21.
Central High School head coach Tony Burden
will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are
available for players in grades First- 12 and are limited to six players per
coach. Registration is now under way. For more information, visit
www.USBaseballAcademy. com, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.
CHRISTIAN CENTER OF CONCERN
The food bank at the Fayette Christian Center of Concern is open the first three
Wednesdays of each month
from 8 - 10:30 a.m. The center appreciates and accepts donations from
individuals, churches and organizations. Tax deductible contributions may be
mailed to P.O. Box 554, Fayette, AL 35555.
FAYETTE DHR RECRUITING FOSTER FAMILIES
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
contact Myra Rainey with the Fayette County Department
of Human Resources at 932-1685.