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The Coffee County Family Services Center free income tax preparation program is ongoing, by appointment only. Call (334) 393-8538 to schedule your appointment.

Do you have children at home? Are you struggling to prepare healthy meals on a tight budget? If you answered “Yes”, consider participating in the Eating Smart Being Active program. Those who qualify can enroll in the free, six lesson series from the comfort of home using Zoom, FaceTime, Facebook Messenger or phone. You’ll receive great information plus lesson reinforcement items that will help you as you move toward better health. For more information contact Brandy Peeples, Nutrition Educator, with the Alabama Coffee County Cooperative Extension System. Call (334) 894-5596 or email bsp0023@auburn.edu  

Expecting a baby? Want to learn relaxation techniques for a healthy delivery? Considering breastfeeding? Today’s Mom is for you! Moms-to-be can enroll in this free, six lesson program being offered by Alabama Coffee County Cooperative Extension System.  Pregnant teens and women, along with their supporters, can receive useful information and lesson reinforcements that support the nine month journey to their baby’s healthy arrival.  Now available by Zoom, FaceTime, Facebook Messenger or phone. Contact Brandy Peeples, Nutrition Educator, to get started. Call (334) 894-5596 or email bsp0023@auburn.edu.


The June meeting for the DAV Wiregrass Chapter 99, located in New Brockton, will be held on Thursday, June 25, at 6 p.m. in the New Brockton Town Park located at 202 S. John’s Street. Please bring an outdoor chair if you have one available. For further information, contact Charles Lobdell at (334) 718-5707 or Mike Doran at (334) 406-6700.


The Coffee County Branch #5017 of the NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet and Image and Lifetime Achievement Awards is rescheduled to Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Enterprise Civic Center. The event will start at 6 p.m. and the theme will be: The NAACP says, “When We Fight, We Win.”  The guest speaker will be Willie Flowers, president of the Maryland State Conference of the NAACP, formerly from Elba. Melissa and Nina Williams of Elba will be given MVP awards for an outstanding 2019-20 basketball season. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, call Eleanor Green, president, at (334) 347-6139.

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time.  For information about the association and its 99th annual reunion in Kansas City, Mo., from Sept. 23 - 27, visit the website at www.2ida.org/99th-annual-reunion/ or contact Bob Haynes at 2idahq@comcast.net or (224) 225-1202.

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