Published 7:27 pm Monday, June 25, 2018

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Team WHIP (Working to Help Those in Pink), a local breast cancer organization, will host Mardi Gras for Ta-Tas from 3 to 9 p.m. EDT, Friday, June 29 on the playground across from W.O. Lance Elementary School. At the present time, WHIP is seeking donors, vendors, healthcare professionals and volunteers for assistance. Contact (706) 518-8637 or (334) 610-1904 for further information.

› On Friday, June 29, Bradshaw-Chambers County Library will be hosting a two-part Lunch N Learn program, “Staying Independent & Project Lifesaver” with Steve Alberts, a senior living consultant, and Valley Police Department. Call (334) 768-2161 for additional information and to make your FREE lunch reservation.

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› Bradshaw Library invites adults to join in on an afternoon of bowling, lunch and fellowship at Valley Bowl on Friday, July 13 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The cost is $11 and includes shoes, bowling and a lunch combo. Pre-registration at the library is required by July 10th.

  The Chambers County Commission’s Rules, Ways and Means Committee will meet at 9 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the law office of County Attorney Skip McCoy in downtown Lanett. The July meetings of the county commission are set for Monday, July 9th and Monday, July 23rd. The regular meetings take place inside the commission chamber in the county courthouse and start at 4 p.m. CDT (5 p.m. Eastern).

› The renewal of animal licenses in the City of Valley began on Friday, June 1. These licenses can be purchased at the city clerk’s office at city hall. The fee for the license will depend on the age of the animal and whether they have been spayed or neutered. Every animal that’s at least four months of age must have a license. If they have been spayed or neutered, the fee is $10 for animals under 12 months of age and $5 for older animals.

› The West Point Active Life Center is a recreation center for independent adults who are at least 55 years of age. Lunch is provided five days a week for those who are 60 and older. There’s also activities, games, billiards, quilting, exercise classes, trips and every Wednesday, FREE BINGO at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The Active Life Center serves West Point and the surrounding area.

› The Christian Service Center is open from 8 a.m. till noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. It’s open on Tuesdays by appointment and from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. To apply for assistance, you will need to bring your current electric bill and a photo ID. The Center is currently accepting donations of children’s clothing that’s in good condition.

› A monthly dementia support group meets at 6:30 p.m. EDT on the first Tuesday of the month at the Chattahoochee Hospice office, located at 6 Medical Park N0rth in Valley. A monthly grief support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the Hospice office. For more information, call (334) 756-8043.

› The Valley Farmers’ Market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. EDT every Friday afternoon through the growing season. There will be at least five Alabama farmers there this Friday with such items as peaches, beets, onions, collards, squash, red potatoes, turnips, strawberries, fresh bread and baked goods.

› The Touched by Suicide Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. CDT (6:30 Eastern time) on Monday, July 2nd at the East Alabama Medical Center Health Education Center (across the street from the hospital in Opelika). This is an informal group made up of caring individuals whose lives have been touched by the suicide of a family member or friend.