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National Health Center Week Community Day

Aug 16, 2014 10:00-2:00

Primary Care of Southwest Georgia in Blakely, GA
Primary Care of Southwest Georgia has scheduled our NHCW event to be held on August 16th. We will be giving away door prizes, having a grill-out, bouncy houses, and games for children. We hope to see the whole community there!

April Bush
229-723-2660 ext 7139

Student Leaders Saves Lives Blood Drive- Anna Chan and the American Red Cross

Aug 11, 2014 12:30- 5:30 pm

St. Columba Catholic Church activity center in Dothan, Alabama
This is a scholarship opportunity for high school students to plan and organize a blood drive through the American Red Cross.

Anna Chan 334-797-6145 or appts. at use zip 36303

Back to School Bash

Aug 9, 2014 9:00a-3:00p

2536 County Road 33, Ozark, Alabama 36360
Come join us for a day filled with fellowship and fun! We will have water games, food, a puppet show, and more!!! Let's kick the new school year off with a BANG!!! ALL ages welcome!!!

Erin Strickland, 334-791-0895,

Market Days at Lick Skillet in Arlington

Sep 6, 2014 8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M.

485 W. Cedar Street Arlington, Ga. 39813
Vendors Needed! Have a Yard Sale! Sell your Baked Goods, Crafts, or your Home-Grown Veggies! Spaces are only $10.00

Tami Fincher 229-308-5123 or

Dothan Junior Police Academy Graduation

Wiregrass Park Recreation Center
The completion of the 2014 July Session of the Junior Police Academy. This session graduates twenty-two cadets who volunteered two weeks of their summer vacation to get a glimpse at what it’s like to be a law enforcement officer.

Wiregrass Park Recreation Center is located at 620 Sixth Avenue and graduation ceremony will begin at 1:30 pm.

Alabama Master Gardener Course

Aug 6, 2014 - Oct 22, 2014 8:00am - 12:30pm

Dale County Government Building, Ozark Alabama, Alabama Cooperative Extension Office
Are you interested in sharpening your gardening and landscaping skills? Do you enjoy helping and educating others? If so, the fall Master Gardener classes will be held Wednesday mornings at the Dale County Government Building in Ozark. The purpose of this nation wide Extension education program is to train interested gardeners to help others solve their home horticulture problems. The course is designed for non-professionals with an interest in increasing their gardening skills and helping others with the knowledge they’ve gained. Subject matter will include plant nutrition, plant id, turfgrass, landscape management, landscape design, entomology, plant diseases, vegetable gardening, and home fruit production and more. 50 hrs. of volunteer service is required to become a Certified Master Gardener. The cost is $125. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Lucy Edwards, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, 202 South Hwy. 123 Suite D, Ozark, AL 36360, (334)774-2329

10th Annual Free Clothing Bazaar at Grimes, United Methodist Church

Aug 2, 2014 8 a.m. until 12 noon.

Parramore Road, Dothan.
All clothing will be given freely to those in need. Clothing and shoes will be all sizes. If you would like to donate gently worn clothing. Please call the church office at 334-983-3755.

Country Western Night with the Chamber of Commerce

Aug 1, 2014 6:00—9:00 PM

282 N. Union Avenue (Ozark Shopping Plaza) Ozark, AL
Bring Your Posse to the Chamber’s Annual Shindig! Leave your horse at the Waterin’ Hole, but wear your Cowboy Duds!
“Shane Owens” and a demonstration by the “Do-Sa-Do’s” Square Dancers
Enjoy Some Delicious Grub! Hear the latest Chamber Happenings
Tickets Are On Sale Now — Deadline To Purchase July 24th
$23.00 Members $25.00 Non-Members Limited Seating

Call 774-9321

TOPS Open House (Take off pounds sensibly)

Aug 12, 2014 6:30 pm

Westgate Christian School Westgate Parkway Dothan, AL
fyi-TOPS is a not for profit organization featuring weekly meetings on health, nutrition and exercise with weekly support, encouragement, and motivation at chapter meetings

Diane Moon, Leader

Hearing Aids: Questions, Answers, and Troubleshooting

Aug 7, 2014 .

Westgate Library Community Room, 535 Recreation Road, Dothan, AL 36303
Hearing Associates of Dothan, LLC will present an informational program on how to care for and troubleshoot hearing aids. Dr. Jamie Shumaker and Dr. Robyn Wilkes, both audiologists with Hearing Associates of Dothan, will be at the event and will offer complimentary hearing aid cleanings and checks. This event will be at the Westgate Library Community Room, 535 Recreation Road, Dothan. Please call 334-702-4327 for additional information.

Jamie Shumaker, Au.D., Hearing Associates of Dothan, LLC, 334-702-4327,

Cypress Creek Care & Share To Host "Truckload Giveaway"

Aug 4, 2014 8:00 am to 12 Noon

Alford, Florida
Truckload Giveaway consisting free good and clothes for everyone. The food will consist of meats, can goods, produce, breads & etc. Clothes consist of all sizes and variety. During this time of economic hardship we are glad to be able to help feed and clothe families throughout our area.

Charles & Cathy Sullivan
850-718-7463 or Pastor James Vickery @ 850-638-0360

Chaplain Anniversary

Jul 29, 2014 10AM

SSC, Bldg 5700, Fort Rucker
239th Chaplain Anniversary with cake and refreshments. Open to the public.

Frances Turner

239th US Army Chaplaincy Corps Anniversary Celebration

Jul 29, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Soldier Service Center (Atrium), Fort Rucker, AL
In honor of the 239th U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary, the Fort Rucker
Ministry Team would like to invite you to join in a short celebration with
cake and refreshments on Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 1000-1030, in the Atrium of
the Soldier Service Center, Bldg 5700. This gathering celebrates the work
of the Chaplaincy of Fort Rucker while also honoring all Army Chaplains
that have served as religious and spiritual leaders for Soldiers and their
Families since 1775.

Frances Turner, 334-255-2989

Daisy Games Mush Ball Tournament & Children's Festivities

Aug 9, 2014 8:00 AM

Steagall Park - Ozark, Alabama
Fundraiser for the Brittany Shepard Pugh Scholarship Fund

Maude Martin Study Club

Foreign Academic students are looking for host families in the tri-state area for the upcoming school year

Jun 27, 2014 - Aug 1, 2014 .

tri-state area
Expand your horizons and enrich your lives by being part of the largest foreign academic youth program founded in 1964 by John F Kennedy.

Jeanne Filkins
334 333 3078

Rip Hewes Stadium 50th Anniversary

Sep 26, 2014 .

Rip Hewes Stadium Dothan, AL
Hank Kennedy from DHS class of '65 wants all that were members of the first football team and cheerleaders in 1965 to be apart of the celebration that will take place on September 26, 2014 commemorating the first game every played in Rip Hewes Stadium 50 years ago on September 26, 1964! They will be recognizing all the players and cheerleaders that were part of this initial game. Please let us know if you and your spouse will be attending this event. This will be great if we can get as many as possible to be a part of this celebration.

Contact Hank Kennedy @ 334-793-6945 home or 334-618-1812. Email: or Saundra Free McGriff @ 334-794-9381. Email:

Comedy Live

Oct 17, 2014 8-10:00 PM

The Landing Ballroom 113 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL
Join us for a fun night of laughs and jokes at Comedy Live at Rucker, October 17th from 8 – 10 pm in The Landing Ballroom. Fort Rucker is bringing in high quality entertainers to provide comic relief to our patrons. Corey Mack will be the opening act, and Landry will be the Headlining Act. Cost for Regular Advanced tickets is $12 each by October 16 and $16 afterwards. Cost for a VIP table (seats 10 patrons) are $150 and guarantees you a seat close to the stage. This is one of Fort Rucker's most popular events, so get your tickets while they last! Tickets will be available in the Catering Office located inside The Landing and 5700 & Lyster Coffee Zones. Open to the public ages 18 and older. For more information, please contact Fort Rucker Family & MWR, (334) 255-9810.

Fort Rucker Family & MWR, (334) 255-9810

Hispanic Heritage Gate-to-Gate Run

Sep 27, 2014 9:00 AM

Parking lot by the Daleville Gate on 3rd and Raider
On September 27th, The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center will be hosting the annual "Gate to Gate" run in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Race day registration will be from 7:30 - 8:30 am in the parking lot by the Daleville Gate on 3rd and Raider and the run will begin at 9 am. Participants will be bused to the Ozark gate from the Daleville gate. The last bus will leave at 8:40 am, so participants are encouraged to arrive early. The run begins at the Ozark gate and continues down Andrews Avenue to 3rd Avenue, where runners will turn left and continue to the Daleville gate. Participants are encouraged to pre-register prior to race day and forms will be available at either Physical Fitness Center. Costs will be $20-25 individual and $120-160 for teams. Trophies will be awarded to Overall Male/Female, Master Male/Female, Grandmaster Male/Female, 1st place trophies in 14 age categories and medals for 2nd and 3rd place in 14 age categories; team trophy to 1st place team and streamers for top 10 teams. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, (334) 255-2296.

Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, (334) 255-2296


Sep 26, 2014 4:30-9:30 PM

Fort Rucker Festival Fields
Join us Friday, September 26th for Oktoberfest on the Festival Fields from 4:30-9:30 pm. Fort Rucker's 12th Annual Oktoberfest features live German music by Sonnenschein Express, traditional German food including bratwurst and schnitzel, German beer, keg toss competition, Volkswagen Show & Shine and a good time to be had! At this family-friendly event there are also inflatables for the children, a pumpkin patch, craft activities and more! So put on your lederhosen and don't miss out on this celebration of German culture here in the Wiregrass!For more information, contact Special Events, (334) 255-1749

Special Events, (334) 255-1749

Girls’ Night Out

Sep 5, 2014 6pm-9pm

The Landing Building 113 Novosel Street Fort Rucker, AL 36362
The Landing from 6-9 pm. For more information, contact The Landing, (334) 598-2426.

The Landing, (334) 598-2426.

Illusionist Show featuring Chris Carter

Aug 22, 2014 7pm-9pm

The Landing Ballroom Building 113 Novosel Street Fort Rucker, Al 36362
The Landing Ballroom from 7-9 pm. For more information, contact The Landing, (334) 598-2426.

The Landing
(334) 598-2426

U.S. Army Soldier Show

Aug 12, 2014 - Aug 13, 2014 7pm each night

Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center
7pm each night at the Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center. Free admission and open to the public. Special Events, (334) 255-9810.

Special events
(334) 255-9810

Wiregrass Talent Quest Auditions

May 20, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014 5:30 - 9:30 Pm everyday except August 9 will be 9:00AM -8:00PM

The Cultural Arts Center 909 S. St. Andrews Street Dothan, AL 36301

May 20..............5:30-9:30 pm
June 12.............5:30-9:30 pm
July 10...............5:30-9:30 pm
August 8.............5:30-9:30 pm
August 9...........9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Registration required prior to audition date
Get your act together and show us your talent!

for registration forms and information

Auditions will be held at
The Cultural Arts Center
909 S. St. Andrews Street
Dothan, AL 36301