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February 7-April 10

Volunteer Connections of Central Alabama Inc., or VCCA, along with the Coosa County Extension Office and Chamber of Commerce, is sponsoring a free income tax assistance program. Certified and trained tax preparers will provide tax assistance and electronic filing of income tax forms free of charge in Rockford every Wednesday beginning February 7 and going through April 10. VCCA will have preparers stationed at Rockford Methodist Church, located at 9916 U.S. Highway 231, each week from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free service is available for those whose income is $62,000 or less or for individuals who are 60 years and older with any amount of income. Walk-ins are welcome; however, appointments will take priority. To make an appointment for the Rockford location, call VCCA in Alexander City at 256-234-0347. Drop-off service only, so visits should only take about 20 minutes. For more information, contact VCCA at 256-234-0347.

 

April 27

Mule Day at the Weogufka Center will be Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Join us for a fun day of music, food, vendors, mules, Children’s Farm Center, and so much more! Admission is $5 per vehicle. For vendor or camper space call Melvin Palmer at 256-249-8885. Sausage biscuits will be sold beginning at 7 a.m. We will also be selling our fried apple pies!

 

May 4

AltaPointe will host the “Stepping up Together for Mental Health Awareness” event on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Blue Bell Park in Sylacauga. The event highlights May being Mental Health Awareness Month, and this event will be for people of all ages: children, adolescents, adults, and senior citizens. There will be live entertainment, food vendors, children’s activities, and numerous agencies that serve Talladega and surrounding counties will be setting up and passing out resources and information. Agencies interested in participating in this event are asked to RSVP to pself@altapointe.org or call 334-580-7955 for more information on participating.

 

Weekly

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.

 

Monthly

The Friends of Flagg Mountain host a potluck dinner (bring something to share) with entertainment by local musicians on the First Friday of every month. Bring a chair and join the fun and fellowship with dinner starting at 6 p.m. For more information, see the Friends of Flagg Facebook page or contact Jodi McDade at 334-651-5226 (leave a message).

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The Coosa County Republican Party meets the fourth Monday of every month at the Coosa County E-911 building in Rockford with refreshments at 6 p.m. and the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information email coosacountyrepublicans@gmail.com.

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Richville Neighborhood Watch will be held the first Thursday of each month at the fire department, 13185 Coosa County Rd. 14, Rockford, 35136. The gathering begins with a potluck meal at 6 p.m., and the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Come out and see what is happening in your community.

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Beginning the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. Dana Sharpe, R.N., will hold informative meetings to cover medical issues and things to help prevent these problems. She will also cover resources available to citizens needing assistance in certain areas. Refreshments will be served and prizes given out. She will also cover Medicare related questions if you should have any. These monthly meetings will be held at the Kellyton Civic Complex Cafeteria, located at 145 Church Street in Kellyton. The first meeting will be held February 13, and the topic for this first meeting is Heart Disease since February is Heart Awareness Month. Make plans to attend. For more information call 256-786-1703.

 

Quarterly

The Hanover Community Club and Neighborhood Watch will now hold quarterly gatherings at Andrews Chapel. These quarterly gatherings are held on the third Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at Andrews Chapel Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited and encouraged to attend. Y’all come!

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