Briefly Told

Published 10:12 am Thursday, December 14, 2017

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•The Lanett Housing Authority Board of Commissioners willl meet at 5 p.m. EST on Tuesday, December 12 at the administrative officer located at 506 First Street in Lanett. The public is welcome to attend.

•The Johnson and Barnes family reunion meeting will be held Saturday, Dec.  16 at 4 p.m. at the home of Robert & Priscilla Busbee

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•The Lanett City Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 18, 2017, 5:30 p.m. at Lanett City Schools’ Board of Education, 105 N. Lanier Ave.

•The winners of the Bledsoe-Silmon giveaway are John T. Bledsoe, first place, and Ellen Dorsey, second place.

•A Continuing Education course in Korean Culture will be offered on Southern Union State Community College’s Valley Campus. The course will focus on Korean culture, traditions, communication, and conflict management. The class will meet on January 20, February 3, February 17, March 3, March 24, April 21, and May 5 from 10:00 to 11:45.The cost will be $50.oo per student. Please contact Robin Brown at 334-756-4151 extension 5204 or email to obtain registration information.

•Dementia Support Group is offered through Chattahoochee Hospice on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. EST. Call 756-8043 for details.

•The Christian Service Center is open Mondays and Thursdays for food assistance from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. To apply, you will need your current electric bill and picture ID.  The office will be taking applications for the “Filling Santa’s Sleigh” program on Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13 and 20 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. You will need a picture ID, current electric bill, proof of income, and children’s birth certificates to apply. The office is located at 5342 Cusseta Road, Lanett (in the Huguley Community). Donations may be delivered during any of these hours.

•Chattahoochee Hospice offers monthly grief support groups on the first Thursday of each month, 1 p.m. EST at the office. Call 756-8043 for more information.

•The Interfaith Food Closet is open Monday 9-12, Wednesday 9-12, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday 1-4, and Thursday 1-4. Will need driver license or picture ID and a current utility bill or a rent receipt if utilities are included with rent. The purpose of the Interfaith Food Closet is to help households with emergency food. We are supported by local foundations and 20 plus local congregations.

•The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Program, located at 1220 Hogansville Road, Suite 400, LaGrange, provides services to help persons with disabilities obtain and maintain competitive employment. Persons with disabilities in Troup, Heard and Meriwether counties are served. For more information please call 706-298-7270 or call toll-free 844-367-4872.

•The Disabled American Veterans service officer will fill out claims by appointment. He can be reached to schedule an appointment at 334-663-1460.

•Huguley Water, Sewer and Fire Protection Authority’s scheduled board meeting for December has been moved from the 21st to the 14th at 5 p.m., per board ruling at the Oct. 19 meeting.

•Huguley Sobriety Alcoholics Anonymous group meets every Thursday and Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Chattahoochee Valley Clubhouse, 501 South Fifth Ave., Lanett. Twenty-four-hour help line for those suffering from alcohol addiction, 334-476-1625 or 229-296-6045.

•Beulah Senior Center, located beside Beulah High School, offers activities such as Rook, Bingo, SkipBo, public education lunch, health promotion, aid, refreshments and daily exercise from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday for senior citizens 60 and older. Call Carolyn Davis, center manager, at 334-749-5928 for more information.

•Chambers County Alabama Democratic Conference (ADC) will meet on Monday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at Goodsell United Methodist Church, 1007 North 6 th Avenue, Lanett, Ala. For more information, contact Dr. Randy B. Kelley, Chambers County ADC Chairman at 205-390-1834.

•The Fabulous Fabs will meet Thursday, Dec. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at Sunny’s Restaurant. If you worked at Fairfax Mill Martex or Fairfax Fab Martex Towel Depts. (men and women), and would like to attend, please call 644-2837 for more information.

•The Chambers County Commission Public Facilities and Infrastructure Committee has scheduled a meeting for Monday, Dec. 18. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. CST in the Commission office located at 2 South LaFayette Street, LaFayette, Ala.

•The Chambers County Human Resources Committee has scheduled a meeting for Monday, Dec. 18. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. CST in the Commission office located at 2 South LaFayette Street, LaFayette, Ala.

•The Circle of Care’s DARN GOOD DADS! will begin a 24:7 Dad Group on Dec. 14. All dads who would like to learn from each other as we better engage with our kids are welcome to attend. Call Adrian Carpenter at (334) 768-4091 for more information or to enroll.

•Fairfaw Masonic Lodge no. 876 will meet Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. All officers and members are asked to be present for degree work and plan for the joint Masons and Eastern Star fellowship fish dinner on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.

•Chambers County Schools – Closed, Christmas & New Years. Thursday Dec. 21, 2017 – Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018.

•Lanett City Schools – Closed, Christmas & New Years. Thursday Dec. 21, 2017 – Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018.

•Chambers Academy – Closed, Christmas & New Years. Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 – Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.

•Springwood School – Closed, Christmas & New Years. Monday Dec. 18, 2017 – Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018.