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TUESDAY, JUNE 30

•There will be a retirement reception for Ken Harding held at the Jackson County Board of Education Office in Scottsboro. Reception will be held from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Everyone welcome.

• Randall’s Chapel United Methodist Church will host its annual Salad Day, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The church is located at the corner of Crawford Road and Highway 35/Veterans Drive. Donations are used for local missions. Everyone is welcome. Carry-outs are available without drinks. For more information, call 256-574-6685.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1

•All military veterans are invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon for veterans, held each Wednesday, at the Western Sizzlin in Scottsboro. Appetizer begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is at 12 p.m. It is a dutch treat. Veterans do not have to be a member of any veteran organization. There is a special $5.999 buffet for veterans and there are other luncheon specials available. For more information, call 256-599-0111.

THURSDAY, JULY 2

•New Beacon Hospice Grief Support Group will meet 1st Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at Impact Learning Center, located on John T. Reid Parkway in Scottsboro. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 256-574-4622.

• The Jackson County Master Gardeners will meet at 9:30 a.m. for social time and the meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall, located on Scott Street in Scottsboro. The program is on Gourds, presented by Neva Beasley, president of the Alabama Gourd Society. She teaches classes locally and at the Alabama Gourd Show and Cherokee Gourd gathering in North Carolina. Members, please bring a finger food and/or door prize and, as always, guests are welcome.

SATURDAY, JULY 4

• Free Car Show on the square beginning at 5 p.m. with trophy’s and door prizes awarded. The Breakers band will be playing in the gazebo. This show is in combination with the regular first Saturday of the month Cruise in. Get a chance to win a Milwaukee roll-around tool chest that will be given away Oct. 3 at the Cruise In.

• The VFW Auxiliary to Post 6073 will have a dance at their Post Home, located on Heroes Drive across from the fairgrounds, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. You are welcome to attend and dance or just listen to the music of the “County Line Band” as they sing and play your favorite songs. There will be a $5 donation to help with our different programs and snacks will be provided. For more information, call 256-574-1866.

• There will be a 4th of July Picnic for all active military, veterans and their families, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. There will be hamburgers, hotdogs and all the trimmings, beverages and old-fashioned homemade ice cream. The picnic is sponsored by VFW and American Legion and Auxiliaries. You do not have to be a member of either organization to attend.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8

•All military veterans are invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon for veterans, held each Wednesday, at the Western Sizzlin in Scottsboro. Appetizer begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is at 12 p.m. It is a dutch treat. Veterans do not have to be a member of any veteran organization. There is a special $5.999 buffet for veterans and there are other luncheon specials available. For more information, call 256-599-0111.

SUNDAY, JULY 12

•Annual Benefield Reunion will begin at 10:30 a.m. Please note: We will meet at a new location: Rainsville Masonic Lodge, located at  147 Parer Avenue in Rainsville. Please bring covered dish. For more information call 256-845-3349 or 256-638-3117.

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, JULY 13-15

• Riverside Community Church is having a basketball camp for boys and girls ages 6-13 at the Scottsboro Rec*Com. The camp is from 1 to 4 p.m. each day, and the cost is $20. To register, call 256-599-8675.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

•All military veterans are invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon for veterans, held each Wednesday, at the Western Sizzlin in Scottsboro. Appetizer begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is at 12 p.m. It is a dutch treat. Veterans do not have to be a member of any veteran organization. There is a special $5.999 buffet for veterans and there are other luncheon specials available. For more information, call 256-599-0111.

SATURDAY, JULY 18

• The VFW Auxiliary to Post 6073 will have a dance at their Post Home, located on Heroes Drive across from the fairgrounds, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. You are welcome to attend and dance or just listen to the music of the “County Line Band” as they sing and play your favorite songs. There will be a $5 donation to help with our different programs and snacks will be provided. For more information, call 256-574-1866.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

•All military veterans are invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon for veterans, held each Wednesday, at the Western Sizzlin in Scottsboro. Appetizer begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is at 12 p.m. It is a dutch treat. Veterans do not have to be a member of any veteran organization. There is a special $5.999 buffet for veterans and there are other luncheon specials available. For more information, call 256-599-0111.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

•All military veterans are invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon for veterans, held each Wednesday, at the Western Sizzlin in Scottsboro. Appetizer begins at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is at 12 p.m. It is a dutch treat.

Veterans do not have to be a member of any veteran organization. There is a special $5.999 buffet for veterans and there are other luncheon specials available. For more information, call 256-599-0111.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

•New Beacon Hospice Grief Support Group will meet 1st Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at Impact Learning Center, John T. Reid Parkway, Scottsboro.  Everyone welcome.  For more information, call 256-574-4622.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14

•”Rockin’ The Gorge” featuring “Burning Bridges” classic/southern rock at Pisgah Civitan Park; sponsored by Pisgah Civitan Club from 6-10 p.m. $10 per car/food and drinks. Bring your own chairs and blankets. No coolers or alcoholic beverages.

Church Calendar

SINGING/REVIVAL

• Corinth Baptist Church in Fyffe will host a community singing on Sunday, Aug. 12 beginning at 5 p.m. Special singers and groups are welcome to take part. The Peace Makers will be featured. Pastor Howard Boulding cordially invites everyone to attend.

•Letcher Church of God will hold Revival services Wednesday, August 8-Friday, August 10 with Evangelist Keith Owensby.  Nightly services at 7 p.m.  Everyone is invited.

•Gospel Singing Benefit for Tim and Nina Elliott for expenses due to the sudden passing of their son, at Snowford Church co. Rd. 70 in Stevenson.  Saturday, August 11 at 4 p.m. with special singers, The Askew Family and others.  Auction will be held and refreshments sold. For more information, call 256-437-0405

•Shiloh Baptist Church will be hosting The Sammy Glass Family in concert on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.  The church is located at 3516 South Broad Street, Scottsboro, AL   (Across the street from Save-A-Lot).  Everyone is welcome.

•Revival at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church August 13-17 at 7 p.m. nightly.  Evangelist Mark Schuelke will be guest speaker.

•There will be a 3rd Saturday night singing at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church August 18 at 7 p.mm.  The Carrell Family and The Heavenly Highway Singers will be guests.  Everyone welcome.

•Singing at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Co Rd 6 Woodville, Saturday, August 18 at 7 p.m.  Special singers, Clean Slate.  Everyone welcome.

HOMECOMINGS/SPECIAL

•Agape Baptist Church will have first club meeting will be August 12.  AWANA is for children ages 3-grade 6.  for more information, call 256-574-5992.

• First United Methodist Church, downtown Bridgeport, will have Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 19.  Services will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch following the service.  New pastor, Heidi C. Bender, will be bringing the message. Come meet Pastor Heidi, hear the Good Word, and fellowship with friends and family.

•Mt. Ararat Baptist church will have homecoming August 12, 2012 with special singers, A Different Way.  Starts at 10:30 a.m. with dinner at 12 noon.

OTHER

• Celebrate Recovery of your hurts, hang-ups and habits at the Mercy Place at First United Methodist.  Meal at 5:30 p.m. with worship at 6:15 p.m. followed by small groups and Compassion Café. There is a nursery, children's program and youth small group available. There is something for everyone to be involved in.

• Turning Point Pregnancy Center is hosting its annual 7-on-7 Flag Footbal Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 25 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Scottsboro Junior High School practice field. The cost is $100 per team. All participants must be at least 16 years old. To register online go to www.turningpointscottsboro.com or on game day at 7 a.m. at the field.

• Rainvsville 1st Baptist Church is searching for pictures of former pastors to be used for their 100th anniversary in 2014.  For a list of pastors we do not have pictures of please contact Pat Cagle 256-623-7677 or 256-638-5107. Pastors pictures needed start 1923 to beyond 1984.

• Stitches From The Heart is looking for volunteers to knit, crochet or quilt blankets, little sweaters and hats for babies in need. These items are donated to hospitals all over the country. Patterns are available, and donated yarn is appreciated. For more information, call toll free at 877-985-9212 or e-mail us at StitchFromHeart@aol.com. The Web site is www.StitchesFromTheHeart.org.

• The United Church of God in Huntsville, is sponsoring "Beyond Today," a Christian television program about world news and events, on Charter Cable Channel 10, every Friday night at 8:30. For more information you may visit online at www.beyondtoday.tv.org for new topics to be discussed each week.

• If you have family or a loved one buried in The Old Smith Cemetery, located behind the Aspel Methodist Church, or Zions Rest Cemetery, on Hwy 72, donations are needed for the upkeep of the cemetery. Please make donations to Sheila Griffith, 324 County Road 110, Scottsboro, Al 35768.

• Anyone having family or special loved ones buried in Flat Rock Cemetery, please help with the cemetery upkeep.  Send donations to Dennis York, 21861 Alabama Highway 71, Flat Rock, AL 35966.

•Macedonia Cemetery is desperately needing funds.  Please make donations to Macedonia Cemetery Fund % Sandra Jordan, 735 Co Rd 341, Section, AL 35771 or Russell Varner, Co Rd 340, Section, AL 35771.

THRIFT STORES/CLOTHING ROOMS

• The Broad Street Church of Christ Clothing Room will be open to the community on first and third Wednesday of each month. The hours are from 9-11 a.m. It is located across Broad Street from the Church office and Learning Center behind the Christian Youth Center.

• The Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Missions Closet Thrift Store, located  4379 County Road 71, Dutton is open Wednesday thru Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Donations of clothing, furniture, household items and other items are appreciated. Profits go to help the needy in the community and fund locally, state and foreign mission work. For more information call 256-228-3050 during store hours.

• Faith Covenant Church of God Thrift Store is open daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Scottsboro Plaza next to JC Penney. All proceeds go to the church, missionaries in New Mexico and needy families in the community to provide clothes and food. All donations are appreciated.

• TNT Ministries Outreach has a thrift store located at 3009A Broad Street in Scottsboro. The store will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Household items, clothing and other donations are accepted. For more information call 259-8056. Proceeds from the store will go to help the Outreach Ministries, which include helping the homeless, special homes and the needy.

SUPPORT GROUPS

• Saint Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church holds Women in Action Christian Ministry meetings on the last Saturday of each month at the church from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 574-5555. This is for women ages 18 and up.

• Prayer Encounters, a prayer group, meets every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. at Randall’s Chapel United Methodist Church.

• S.A.F.E., a Christ-centered recovery program designed to help individuals struggling with fear, anger, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, alcohol, drug addictions and other forms of emotional or addictive problems, is now being offered at Center Point Baptist Church (2094 Co. Rd. 21, Scottsboro) every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. This program is designed to help individuals gain tools needed to make permanent change in his or her life. This is open to any interested person. For more information, call 259-2488, 259-4139 or 259-9300.

• Caregivers Support Group will meet every second and fourth Thursday from 11 a.m. until noon at the Tennessee River Baptist Association, two miles north of Scottsboro High School on Highway 72. Any caregiver with a spouse or parent with Alzheimer's, cancer, etc. is welcome to attend. Please call 259-6135 with any questions. Anyone is welcome to attend.

• Jackson County Visually Impaired Support Group will meet every third Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. Members are asked to enter at the covered door facing Taco Bell. For more information, contact Joyce Shelton at 574-5813.

• Alacare Grieving Well series; a place to gather presents, drop-in grief support and education group, second Thursday of each mont 3:30-5p.m. at Alacare Scottsboro office; 19855 John T. Reid Parkway.  These groups are for adults experiencing the death of others.  Out gatherings are designed as a "safe place" for grief information and sharing stories.  For more information, call 256-259-1325.  There is no cost.

• Alcoholics Anonymous have meeting every Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport. The AA meetings are all open, and all alcoholics and addicts are welcomed to attend.

• Alcoholics Anonymous — If you have a problem with alcohol or think you might; It works if you work it. Contact Bill at 256-244-0810 or Fay 256-259-1038 Scottsboro Basic AA has closed discussion MON, TUES, THURS, FRI & SAT at 8 p.m.  Located 3003 East Willow St, Scottsboro.

• Women’s Open AA meeting every Saturday morning, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 402 S. Scott Street, Scottsboro, Al.   All women are invited. For further information please contact Suzanne C. @ 256-609-2172 or Pamela L. @ 256-361-7879.

• Syline Baptist Church, 1771 County Road 25, Focus Group Recovery class meets Fridays at 7 p.m. for Hurts, Hangups and Habits.  Please join us.

• A Prayer Team meets regularly for the purpose of interceding for special needs. If you or someone you know is caught in an addictive lifestyle (drugs, alcohol, etc.) and you would like to have their name placed on a prayer list for regular prayer, please call 574-2504 or 259-4139 and give first names only. No last names please. If you would like to be a part of the prayer team, you can get information by calling the same numbers.

• Every Thursday Celebrate Recovery will meet at First United Methodist Church with dinner at 5:30, worship at 6:15, and small groups at 7:15 followed by coffee and dessert. Anyone with a habit, hurt, or hang-up is invited to attend and bring a friend. For a ride, call 574-1000.

Scottsboro Schools Calendar

Saturday, Oct. 22

• Scottsboro High School Band Booster Backyard BBQ Bash, SHS campus, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 24

• Brownwood Elementary School kindergarten celebrates the 50th day of school.

• Red Ribbon Week- special activities will take place in schools concerning drug awareness.

• Collins Elementary Book Fair, 7:25 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

• Nelson Elementary School Reading Carnival, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

• Red Ribbon Week –drug awareness, continues. 

• Collins Elementary Book Fair, 7:25 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

• Red Ribbon Week –drug awareness, continues. 

• Collins Elementary Book Fair, 7:25 a.m. - 3 p.m.

• Scottsboro High School Senior Make-up pictures.

Thursday, Oct. 27

• Collins Elementary School Family Read Night, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Food, games and fun. 

• Red Ribbon Week –drug awareness, continues. 

• Collins Elementary Book Fair, 7:25 a.m. - 3 p.m.

• Scottsboro High School Senior Panoramic Picture, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 28

• Red Ribbon Week –drug awareness, continues

• Collins Elementary Book Fair, 7:25 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 30

• Volleyball Banquet, Scottsboro High School, 2 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 31

• Collins Elementary Book Fair, 7:25 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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