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PAINT FAYETTE PURPLE
Show your support for the Fayette County Relay for Life. Put a purple bow on
your door or mailbox. Bows are $10 each
and all proceeds go to the Relay for Life survivor dinner on May 16. Contact Debra Cole at 270-6322 or Kristie Ary at
UNITY BAPTIST COOKBOOKS
Unity Baptist Church is selling cookbooks for only $10 each. A cookbook would
make a great Mother’s Day gift. For
more information call 932-9351.
FAYETTE DEPOT MUSEUM
The Fayette Depot Museum is open for tours on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and by appointment. 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 2014 dues. At just $25, this is a good investment toward keeping the Museum open. Please send
your dues to Treasurer Dale Lawrence at P.O. Box 309, Fayette.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday at Fayette First United Methodist Church
fellowship hall. A free meal is served
at 6:30 p.m., followed by worship and lesson/testimony at 7 p.m., small group discussions at 8 p.m. and coffee house at
8:30 p.m. Childcare is provided for participants. Celebrate Recovery is for people from all walks of life who are seeking
help and healing from life’s struggles.
BERRY CIVIC CENTER ACTIVITIES
Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. for citizens 60 and over. Bring
your musical instrument and play and
sing every Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Ladies, come and play cards and Dominos at 11:30 on Wednesdays. For
info call Lavonne Madison at 689-4272 or 932-0707.
COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY / WORSHIP SERVICE
There will be a Community Bible Study every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and a Community
Worship Service every Sunday at 10
a.m. at the Fayette Housing Authority Community Center located at 409 6th St. SW, in Fayette. Class/worship is
sponsored by Mayfield Church of Christ and will be led by Willie Ivey. Refreshments will be served. For more
information, call 904-8466 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM
A FREE Strengthening Families Program will be held at the Fayette Middle School
library on Monday nights at 5:15 p.m.
A meal is served followed by an interactive, fun program. The program is for sixth grade students and their
parents/guardians. To register call Tonya Freeman at 205-932-7660 or fill out the registration form sent home with
students and return it to the school.
Kindergarten registration for Fayette County Schools will be held April 14 - 18
from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Berry,
Fayette and Hubbertville. Parents should bring proof of residence, the child’s birth certificate, social security card and
certificate of immunization. State law requires a child to be five-years-old on or before Sept. 2, 2014, to attend
kindergarten during the 2014-2015 school year. Children must be present for registration. For additional information, call
your local school or contact the Superintendent’s office at 932-4611.
BAMA CARRY MEETING
Fayette County Bama Carry will hold a meeting Thursday, April 17 at the Belk
Kountry Kitchen in Belk at 6 p.m. Guest
speaker will be Rep. Daniel Boman.
HALOS annual Easter Egg Hunt
HALOS will host an Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m. at the old
Ag building in Kennedy. There will be
games, prize eggs, refreshments, and pictures with the Easter bunny. The event is free, just bring a basket and your
camera. For more information, contact any HALOS member or call Jen Williams (205) 471-3656 or Amye House (205)
GOSPEL CONCERT AT BERRY CIVIC CENTER
The Berry Civic Center will host a Southern Gospel concert Saturday, April 19 at
6 p.m. Featured singers will be Crimson
Stained from Bessemer. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received.
BSCC BROWN BAG LUNCH FUND RAISER
The Bevill State CC Relay for Life team is sponsoring a Brown Bag Lunch fund
raiser on Tuesday, April 22 from 11 a.m.
until 1 p.m. in the Bear’s Den. The lunch is $6 and includes a BBQ sandwich (from Lisa’s), a bag of chips and a dessert.
Contact Tana Contact at 205-932-3221 ext. 5182 or email@example.com All proceeds go to support the American Cancer
Society Relay for Life.
DALTILE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
The 9th Annual Daltile Charity Co-Ed Softball Tournament will be held Saturday,
April 26 at Guthrie Smith Park. The
tournament is for ages 16 and up and is open to all area residents. Teams are to be independently organized and must
register by April 22. Entry fee is $150 per team and must be paid on or before the day of the tournament. For more
information call 270-6322 or 932-8944, ext. 241. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.
TOWN OF GLEN ALLEN SPRING CLEAN UP
The 2014 Town of Glen Allen “Don’t Drop it on Alabama” spring clean up will be held Saturday, April 26 beginning at
8:30 a.m. at town hall. Materials and supplies are furnished by Alabama PALS (People Against a Littered State). Bring
your gloves and help clean up your community of roadside trash! A cookout luncheon sponsored by community
volunteers for all participants will be at noon at the Glen Allen Community Center. Sign up in advance as a volunteer no
later than Wednesday, April 16 at the town hall, Hubbertville School or B&M Grocery for a free participant T-shirt.
The annual Sawyer reunion will be held on Saturday, April 26 at Studdard’s Crossroads Church. All friends and relatives
are invited to gather at 10 a.m. and visit until 2 p.m. and bring a picnic lunch.
Habitat for Humanity Silent Auction
Habitat for Humanity will have a silent auction on Saturday, April 26 from 6 to 8
p.m. at the Pastime Civic Center in
Winfield. Tickets are $10. A list of auction items can be seen at the Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Alabama
Facebook page. For more information call 205-412-0501 or visit www.nwalhabitat.org
NEW LIBERTY CEMETERY
The New Liberty Cemetery will be cleaned on April 26. If you have flowers or
containers you wish to keep please remove
them before this date. In case of inclement weather cleaning will be May 3.
Organic Gardening and Pest Management
Have you ever wondered how to grow things organically or how to be certified
organic? Well, we have the program for
you. Tuesday, April 29 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Winfield Experiment Station (171 Experiment Loop) we will be offering a
program for anyone who is interested in how to grow vegetables organically and their pest management. Come join us.
Nelson Wynn REA Home Horticulture, Mac Washington CEC for Lamar Co. and Dr. Jim Jacobi plant pathologist for the
Alabama Cooperative Extension System will present the program. There is no cost to attend. Please call and register if you
will be attending (205-932-8941).
MISS FAYETTE COUNTY PAGEANTS
The first annual Miss Fayette County pageants for ages birth through 12th grade
will be held Saturday, May 3 at the
Fayette Civic Center. The pageant is open to Fayette County residents only. The deadline to register is April 15.
Registration fee is $25. Entry forms are available at Bolling Plastic Surgery, Dr. Jason Ayers and all Fayette County
Schools. The event is sponsored by Progress Club II. All proceeds to benefit Fayette Park and Rec Board, the Fayette
County Library and other designated projects in the county.
NEWTONVILLE POLITICAL RALLY
A political rally will be held at the Newtonville Community Center on Saturday,
May 3 at 1 p.m. Lunch plates will be sold
from Noon until 1 p.m. for $8. The plates will include chicken, green beans, potato salad, rolls, cake and drink. For more
information or to place an order call Grady Peoples at 932-4331 or C. Abernathy at 932-6599.
SHRIMP AND CRAWFISH BOIL
Relay For Life shrimp and crawfish boil will be held Saturday, May 3. Pick up at
Charles’ Cafeteria from 4 to 6 p.m.
Plates are $15 each. For ticket information contact Dana at 205-270-1457.
The annual Kimbrell Reunion will be held Saturday, May 3 at Ryan’s Restaurant in Jasper. The reunion will begin at 11
a.m. Be sure to bring pictures and any information on your family that you would like to share. For further information
contact Melba Sims at 932-5164.
2ND ANNUAL GLOWRUN
Dreamworks Relay For Life team will host the second annual Glowrun 5k on Friday,
May 9 at 8:30 p.m. Register at city
hall with Dorrie for $20. Children five-years and under are free. For more information call Dana at 205-270-1457.
4-WHEELER FUN RUN
The 11th annual Relay for Life 4-Wheeler Fun Run sponsored by Imo’s Angels will be held Saturday, May 10 at 2438 Co.
Rd. 15 in Bankston. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Each rider is asked to donate $20 or they can get sponsors. The top rider
to turn in the most sponsor money will receive a gift. T-shirts are limited so register early. Refreshments will be served
and door prizes will be given away. For directions or more information call Debra Cole at 270-6322.
MARCH FOR JESUS
The annual March for Jesus or “Jesus Day” will be held May 17 in Fayette. Orders are now being taken for T-shirts. The
deadline to order is April 27. Youth small through adult XL are $7 and Adult 2X through 4X are $8. To order call 205-
FOP RIDE FOR THE CHILDREN
The Lamar County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #33 will be hosting the 11th
Anniversary “Ride For The Children”
motorcycle charity ride on Saturday, May 17. The Ride will start at the Vernon City Complex (Old Vernon High School),
located at the intersection of Hwy 17 and 18. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with kickstands up at 10 a.m. for an
approximate 60-70 mile circuit route on state highways and county roads. Coffee and donuts will be served before the ride
and after the ride riders and participants will be fed a fish and hush puppies plate. Door prizes will be awarded as well as
$50 and $100 prizes. Grand prize will be a deluxe gas bbq grill donated by Lowes of Columbus, Miss. Trophies will be
awarded for the Oldest Rider, Youngest Rider, Farthest Traveled, and Oldest Motorcycle. For additional information,
contact Carl Estes in Vernon or Mike Hardin in Fayette (932-4830).
FAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFF CANDIDATE FORUM
Fayette County Bama Carry will sponsor a Fayette County Sheriff candidate forum
Saturday, May 31 at the Fayette Civic
Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. Forum begins at 5 p.m. The four candidates will speak, followed by a question and answer
BELK VFD CATFISH FUND RAISER
The Belk Volunteer Fire Department Relay for Life team will be selling catfish
plates with slaw, fries, dessert and tea to
benefit the American Cancer Society on June 7 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Belk Community Center. Cost is $10 per plate dine
in or carry out. Advance tickets are available for purchase by May 5 or you may purchase on site.