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Scam Alert Workshop: Protecting our Senior Citizens from Financial Fraud
Two financial fraud workshops will be held on September 17. The workshops will be presented by Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) Ray Cook with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to educate citizens of Alabama (Coosa County residents) against the best defense against financial fraud. The first presentation will be in Rockford at the Rockford Baptist Church Family Life Center on September 17 at 10 a.m. The second presentation will be in Goodwater at the Goodwater Senior Center on September 17 at 2 p.m. This event is sponsored by First Bank, Coosa County Extension Office, Hatchett Springs Worship Center, Rockford Baptist Church, and Sardis Baptist Church. Wearing a face mask is encouraged at these events.
Bibb Graves Community Center in Millerville will have Trade Day Saturday, September 18, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Great merchandise inside the old school at the Shoppes of Millerville. Free vendor set up outside for items you want to sell. Food items available for sell inside.
David Pace will perform at Equality Performing Arts Center, or EPAC, for the Fourth Friday performance on September 24 from 7-9 p.m. EPAC is located in downtown Equality at 560 Alabama Highway 9. All events are family friendly, free and open to the public. Free entry, but donations are greatly appreciated, with 100% of donations going to the performer(s). Free coffee and popcorn. Soft drinks, chips and candy bars available for purchase. For more information, call 334-541-4445.
Family Game Night Bingo at Bibb Graves Community Center in Millerville will be held Saturday, September 25, from 5-8 p.m. Great prizes! Fun for all ages. Hot dogs, drinks and snacks for sale.
Marble Valley Volunteer Fire Department is now announcing our 8th Annual Open House / Yard Sale Fundraising Event which will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 7-9 (rain or shine) at 2373 Coosa County Road 5, Sylacauga (also known as Marble Valley Road). Sale runs 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. We hope to see you there!
The Equality Performing Arts Center, or EPAC, will host Second Friday “Open Mic” and Karaoke Night on Friday, October 8, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. EPAC is located in downtown Equality at 560 Alabama Highway 9. All events are family friendly, free and open to the public. For more information, call 334-541-4445.
October 9 and 30
Hatchet Valley Farms of Rockford announces Fall 2021 Trail Rides October 9 and 30! Trail rides will include a costume contest at lunch for both dates! Rides start 8-9:30 a.m. Go-at-your-own-pace riding on scenic, forested, private property. After the ride, join us for our famous “potluck” lunch! No alcohol allowed. Trail rides are $20. Trails are hilly, rocky and narrow – suited for horses and riders in good physical condition. No wagons. Negative Coggins required. Rides start 3.5 miles northwest of Rockford. Look for white and red trail signs. For more information call 256-377-2656.
The Equality Performing Arts Center, or EPAC, will host Songwriters Night with Jessie Lynn on October 22 from 7-9 p.m. EPAC is located in downtown Equality at 560 Alabama Highway 9. All events are family friendly, free and open to the public. Free entry, but donations are greatly appreciated, with 100% of donations going to the performer(s). Free coffee and popcorn. Soft drinks, chips and candy bars available for purchase. For more information, call 334-541-4445.
Join us for a day of music and fun for all ages! The Weogufka Center is hosting Muddy Water Bluegrass Festival and Old Farm Day on Saturday, October 30, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the center, located at 145 Memorial Loop (off of Coosa County Road 29) in Weogufka. The event will include music by Renfroe Mountain Medicine Show, Bluegrass Connection, Dave & Gardner, Randall Edwards, Beyond Blessed, Jana Petty, and more. There will be a cake auction, pony rides, wagon rides, syrup making, antique tractors, vendors, food, fried apple pies, and a new “Learn About Farm Life” children’s center. For more information, contact Sue Baxley at 256-249-3666. Limited camper space is available. For camping reservations and vendor sign-up, contact Melvin Palmer at 256-249-8885. Admission is $5 per vehicle. Hope to see you there!
The Goodwater Youth Development and Recreational Center is open to the public weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and practice days for the travel ball team are those same days from 5 to 6 p.m. Cheerleader practice is held on Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call 256-743-1252.
The Hanover Neighborhood Watch Meeting is held every third Tuesday of the month at the Hanover Volunteer Fire Department building at 6:30 p.m. Always a meal before the meeting begins. Everyone is cordially invited and encouraged to attend. Y’all come!
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Food Safety Team is working hard to provide food safety information to our clients in Alabama. This year, the food safety agents will provide current information on various subjects on the first Tuesday of every month at noon. We ask you to join us LIVE @acesfoodsafety on Facebook. Questions for the “Tuesday’s Table Talk” may be submitted to www.aces.edu/go/TableTalkTuesdays. The panel will answer questions live on Facebook @acesfoodsafety. Topics are planned for the first Tuesday of each month from now through November. Upcoming topics include “Alabama Cottage Food Law” for October 5 and “Holiday Food Safety” for November 2. See more topics closer to time for those discussions.