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4Do you have an item in good condition that you would like to donate to the Hike/Bike/Run Auction for Valley Haven School? Your donation is tax deductible, and you will be helping the area’s babies, toddlers and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. For more information, please call (334) 756-2868 or (334) 756-7801.

Fairfax Masonic Lodge No. 876 will meet at 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 27th. All officers and members are asked to be present to make final plans for the annual fish fry fundraiser to be held on Friday, April 6th.

Electronic recycling  will be taking place at the Chambers County Highway Department April 9-12 and at the Valley Farmers’ Market pavilion on April 13 and 14. There will be no cost to do this, and it will be an ideal time to dispose of unwanted items.

The City of Valley is looking for civic groups, businesses, churches and friends to come and help us fill up the garbage cans in Valley and to rid Valley of trash! People can help by being at Valley Community Center at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 14.

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 20 will be having an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Rocky Point Beach on West Point Lake. There will be over 3,000 eggs and 100 prize eggs. There will be four age divisions: three years of age and younger, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.

The City of Lanett Recreation Department will host an Easter egg hunt at Morgan-Washburn Stadium at 6 p.m. EDT on Thursday, March 29, 2018. It’s for children in the 4-10-year-old age group.

The 68th annual Fredonia Barbecue will be taking place at the Fredonia Clubhouse on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

GriefShare, a special help seminar and small group support for people experiencing grief and loss, will be held on Sunday evenings at The Bridge Church beginning March 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. CDT for 13 weeks excluding Easter, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

Beginning April 6, Bradshaw Library will offer a 4-week course, “Lifting the Veil: Tuskegee’s Important Role in History” with Dana Chandler, Director of Archives at Tuskegee University. Lectures include: Booker T. Washington, Extension in Tuskegee, Clinton J. Calloway and the Development of the Rosenwald Schools and G. L. Washington and the Founding of the Tuskegee Airmen. Call (334) 768-2161 to register.

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Inc. will be having a blood drive from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. EDT at the Lanett Car Show presented by Lanett Masonic Lodge No. 656 and the Vashti Chapter No. 431, Order of the Eastern Star.

The Chambers County Commission will have a work session to discuss the county branding initiative at 3:30 p.m. CDT on Monday, April 9, 2018. The work session will take place in the Commission office in the courthouse in downtown LaFayette. The Commission’s Public Facilities and Infrastructure Committee will meet at 3 p.m. CDT in the Commission office.

At 10 a.m. EDT on  Thursday, April 19, a brief celebration of life ceremony will be taking place at the flagpole in front of EAMC-Lanier Hospital. This is in celebration for those whose lives have been extended through organ donation and in honor of donors.