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American Legion Post 67 will meet at 6:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 14th at Sunny’s Restaurant in Valley. All local veterans are invited to attend.

  ATTENTION: If you are age 16-24 and need help finding a job and planning your future, we are eager to help!  Come to the YES! (Young adult Employment Skills) project orientation at the Circle of Care Center for Families located at 2200 35th Place, Valley. It will be taking place on Tuesday, August 14th at 9 a.m. EDT or 3 p.m. to find out more about how our program can meet your needs.   The YES! project can assist 16-24 year-old young adults to attain their academic goals, provide job skills and life skills training and pay incentives for earned achievements. Eligible participants must be 16-24, not attending high school (withdrawn) without a diploma, or a low income high school graduate with a qualifying barrier.

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 Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 14th at the administrative office located on First Street in Lanett. The public is welcome to attend.

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 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 Chambers County Commission’s Rules, Ways and Means Committee will have a budget meeting at 2:30 p.m. CDT (3:30 Eastern) on Monday, August 27, 2018 in the commission office in the courthouse in LaFayette. The full commission will meet at 4 p.m. CDT (5 EDT) on the same day. The Lanett City Council will meet  at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20. The Valley City Council will meet at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 27.

› 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.

› The Interfaith Food Closet helps families with emergency food. Located on 20th Avenue behind the Langdale United Methodist Church, it’s open each week day, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-11:30 a.m. EDT; Tuesday and Thursday 1-4 p.m. and Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m. Each person must have proof of residence and a photo ID. If you would like to contribute to this very important ministry that serves around 100 families per month. please send your contribution to Interfaith Food Closet, P.O. Box 541 Lanett, AL 36863.