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Briefs

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

The Marshall County Adult Learning Center will conduct a free class on basic computer skills. Class size is limited to 10. Call 359-7609 for additional information and to register. Morning and evening classes are available.

The Care Kitchen of Marshall County will serve a free hot meal from 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, 325 West Church St. The church is planning to provide this meal weekly and is seeking other churches to join the Care Kitchen. Volunteers, donations of food and supplies, and love offerings would be appreciated. Call 359-3919 or 270-0963 for more information.

The Belfast Volunteer Fire Department is starting a district-wide door-to-door campaign to raise funds to update its equipment. Every supporter will receive either a free family portrait or a kids' session by Olan Mills. Photos will be taken at the fire station. All donations are greatly appreciated. For more information call Chief Ricky Cozart at 276 2207.

The Five Points Volunteer Fire Depart-ment is starting a district-wide door-to-door campaign to raise funds to pay for its mini-pumper truck. Every supporter will receive either a free family portrait or a kids' session by Olan Mills. Photos will be taken at the fire station. All donations are greatly appreciated. For more information call Chief Ralph Hall at 270 9797.

The final GED class orientation, enrollment and testing will be held at the Marshall County Adult Learning Center at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6. There are no fees and classes are available weekday mornings and evenings. The entrance to the ALC is located at the rear of the Spot Lowe Vocational School, 1771 Jason Maxwell Blvd. Call 359-7609 for more information.

The Marshall County Board of Education will hold work sessions at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 6, 7 and 8, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, to interview candidates for director of Schools.

The South Central (East) Rural Planning Organi-zation's executive and technical committees will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the dining room at Henry Horton State Park. The transportation planning report will be presented and the public is encouraged to attend. For more information call Sara Brown at 931-490-5912 or e-mail sbrown@sctdd.org. TTY/TDD users can dial 800-640 4636.

Divorce Care and DivorceCare4Kids, a program to help adults and children deal with the trauma of divorce, will start at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, at East Commerce Baptist Church, 560 East Commerce St., and run for 13 weekly sessions. There is a nominal charge for the workbook and childcare is available.

For more information call 359-1027.

The Marshall County Joint Economic and Community Develop-ment Board and the Marshall County ECD Tourism Committee will hold a joint meeting at 6:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, in Room 2204 of the Courthouse Annex, Lewisburg.

The Town of Cornersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at City Hall. The first reading of the annexation ordinance of property on the Lynnville Highway is on the agenda. The meeting is open to the public and all citizens are welcome to attend.

The Marshall County Computer Club will meet on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Lewisburg campus of Columbia State Community College, starting with coffee and donuts at 8:30 and class at 9 a.m. For more information call Fred Fleschier at 270 7551 or Randal Jones at 359 7849.

Columbia State Commun-ity College will host "College Goal Sunday" from 2 to 4 p.m., Feb. 10, in the Jones Student Center on the campus at 1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia. "College Goal Sunday" is a non-profit program that provides free information and assistance to Tennessee families applying for financial aid for higher education. For more information, contact Columbia State's financial aid office at 931-540 2790.

St. James P.B. Church will present Reflections on African American History at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the church, 813 Silver St., Lewisburg. The program features poetry and gospel music. It is sponsored by the St. James Deacons and will aid the Missionary Fund.

The American Red Cross will conduct two blood drives this month. The first is from noon to 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 316 North Horton Parkway. The second is from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, at Church Street Church of Christ, 305 West Church St.

The Marshall Chapter #5249 AARP will meet at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, Lewisburg. The guest speaker, County Trustee Marilyn Ervin, will explain a new law designed to give qualified seniors some tax relief.

The Town of Chapel Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at the Chapel Hill Police and Fire Department.

The Marshall County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Lewisburg will hold a public hearing at 5:50 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the City Hall, 131 East Church St., immediately followed by the regular scheduled monthly meeting.

The Marshall County Rules/Steering Committee will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Room 2209 of the Courthouse Annex.

The Marshall County Board of Public Utilities will hold its regular monthly board meeting at 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, in the conference room at 624 West Commerce St.

The La Leche League will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Bank of America Community Room. The topic this month is "The Family and the Breastfed Baby." For more information and to confirm date and location, call Anna Childress at 359 3918.

The Alzheimer's Association Marshall County Support Group will meet at noon, Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Senior Citizens Center, 230 College St.

This group is free of charge and can be beneficial to anyone caring for a loved one suffering with memory impairment and confusion. For more information call Tammy Been at 359-3563, Patsy Graves at 359-4506, or the Alzheimer's Association at 800-272 3900.

A Senior Citizens Covered-Dish Luncheon will be held at 11:30, Friday, Feb. 15, at the Senior Center in the Hardison Office Annex, 230 College St. The public is welcome. Bring a dish or pay $3 per person for an old-fashioned covered-dish meal. For more information call 359-1463.

The AARP Driver Safety Program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 19 and 20, at First Commerce Bank, 500 North Ellington Pkwy. There is a fee of $10 for the workbook and a current Tennessee Driver Handbook is also provided. Advance registration is requested, but it is not necessary to be an AARP member. Call First Commerce Bank at 359-4322 to register.

The Lucky Ladies Relay for Life Team will host a huge Bunco party at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church's Family Life Center. Entry is $10 per person and all proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fund. Table snacks and beverages will be provided, and prizes will be given.

Lewisburg Rotary Club and the Kansas City Barbecue Society will host a Certified Barbecue Judges Class from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 1, at Southside Market. The class will prepare participants to be a certified judge for the Barbecue Cook Off at the 2008 Goats Music and More Festival. Registration deadline is Feb. 20 and the cost is $45 for KCBS members or $75 for non-members. For more information call Richard Finley at White-Lowe Cleaners, 359-3410.

Howard Cobbs with Keep Tennessee Beautiful will be at the Marshall County Courthouse on Friday, March 7, for a program on beautification of our county and state. Please take advantage of this opportunity to learn more and participate in this program. For further information, e-mail Linda.Mulliniks@vcourthouse.net.