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Fairfax Masonic Lodge No. 876 will meet at 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 14. All officers and members are asked to be present to discuss activities for the fall.

› The Lanett City Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 13, beginning at 5:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Lanett City Schools’ Board of Education office, located at 105 N. Lanier Ave.

The Fabulous Fabs will meet at 5:30 p.m. EDT on Friday, Aug. 1o at Sunny’s Restaurant in Valley. It’s for anyone who ever worked at Fairfax Mill, Martex, Fairfax Fabrication of the Towel departments. For more information, call (334) 644-2837.

› Diversicare is looking for volunteers to assist with small and large group activities, Monday through Friday and some weekends. For more information contact Melinda Joseph at 334-644-1111.

› The Chambers County Farmers Federation will hold its annual meeting on Aug. 20 at noon CDT at the Farmers Federation Building in LaFayette. There will be a business meeting followed by a cookout. There is no charge and there will be door prizes. Alfa members are encouraged to attend.

› The 20th annual Shawmut School Reunion will be taking place at W.O. Kent Recreation Center (Shawmut gym) on Saturday, Aug. 11. Sign-in and registration starts at 10 a.m. EDT with lunch being served at noon. There will be a 50/50 raffle and door prizes will be awarded. Chicken fingers will be provided. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish or a side dish.

› The Lanett High Class of 1966 will have a reunion on Saturday, Aug. 11. From 2 to 4 p.m. EDT, there will be a meet and greet in the school library and a tour of the school. The fellow alumni will then have dinner at Sunny’s Restaurant in Valley. For information, contact Sheila Vickers Mason at (770) 914-2150.

› The Kiwanis Club of West Point meets regularly the second Monday of each month at noon at Momma Goldberg’s and the fourth Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Momma Goldberg’s in historic downtown West Point. Join us and see what Kiwanis is planning in West Point and Lanett. Newcomers are welcome!

› The Valley Farmers’ Market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. EDT every Friday afternoon through the growing season. There will be up to ten Alabama farmers there this Friday with such items as peaches, tomatoes, collards, squash, zucchini, red potatoes, watermelons, cantaloupes, rattlesnake beans and baked bread.

› The August meetings of the Chambers County Commission are set for Monday, Aug. 6 and Monday, Aug. 27. The meetings will begin at 4 p.m. CT (5 ET) in the commission chamber located inside the county courthouse in LaFayette. The Commission’s Human Resources Committee will meet at 2 p.m. CT at the courthouse on Monday, Aug. 6. The Lanett City Council will meet at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 6 and at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20. The Valley City Council will meet at 6 p.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 13 and at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27.

› 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 at the Hospice office. For more information, call (334) 756-8043.