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Briefs

Friday, February 8, 2008

Abraham J. Wolfe of Lewisburg received summa cum laude honors in the Austin Peay State University Dean's List for Fall 2007. Wolfe is majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

Army National Guard Pfc. David M. Hargrove has graduated from nine weeks of basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.. Hargrove is a 2003 graduate of Marshall County High School and is the brother of William Hargrove of Lewisburg.

The South Central Human Resource Agency announces that Marshall County Head Start is now taking applications for children ages 3 to 4. Head Start is a free child development program for children and their families who meet income eligibility requirements and have special needs. To apply you will need proof of child's birth and proof of your income. Contact SCHRA, 808 2nd Ave. North, Lewisburg. Phone: 359-9691.

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 Department 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 Marshall County Board of Education will hold a final work session at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 8, at the Central Office, 700 Jones Circle, Lewisburg, to interview a candidate for the Director of Schools position.

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.

The Marshall County Monthly Singing will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Delina Church of Christ, Everyone is welcome. For information call 359-1873.

Columbia State Community 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 No. 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 meet 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 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 public is invited to attend.

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 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 Pregnancy Resource Center will be training volunteers Monday through Friday, Feb. 18-22, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Classes take place at East Commerce Baptist Church, 560 E. Commerce St., Lewisburg. Please call Director Lisa Jeter at 359 8792 to register before Feb. 12.

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 ACS.