Selected Community Events
Alzheimer’s – A Faith Perspective
New Hall at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 123 Health St, in Enterprise
Alzheimer’s – A Faith Perspective is a support and education program to help family members, caregivers and others understand and cope with the effects of Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases.
The thirteen-week program will meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday beginning on Thursday, March 19, and continuing through September. The meetings will be at 7:00 pm in the New Hall at St John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 123 Health St, in Enterprise. Meetings are free and open to the public.
Using faith as the foundation for helping those dealing with Alzheimer’s, the sessions will include themes such as managing fear and pain, finding purpose, asking for help, and living in the present moment.
For more information or to register, contact the group facilitator, Larry Hitchcock, at (334) 709-4033.
WCSO to Host Basic Civilian Firearm Safety Course
Sheriff’s Office Firing Range located at 752 Triple G Road, Defuniak Springs
Would you like to learn more about the basic fundamentals of operating a firearm in a classroom environment, followed by practical exercises and some shooting? Or have you recently purchased a weapon and want to be more proficient? Then this is the class for you!
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office Basic Civilian Firearms Safety Program is held several times a year and it is a six hour course that details the basic safety and shooting fundamentals for most handguns. Courses are held on Saturdays and is instructed by members of the WCSO Training section. Completion of the course allows participants to apply for their concealed carry permit and packets are provided to course attendees.
The next class will take place on Saturday, April 4th at the Sheriff’s Office Firing Range located at 752 Triple G Road, Defuniak Springs. There is non-refundable course fee of $50 and seats are guaranteed after payment has been received. A complete application is required, and a background check will be conducted prior to acceptance. To register please go to https://wcso.wufoo.com/forms/ruiy5bi0ousokm/ Participants should bring 50 rounds of ammunition for their weapon. Firearms can be provided by the WCSO to attendees so that they can make an educated decision before they buy. If you need to use an agency firearm, please contact with Deputy Chris Strawn at email@example.com prior to class so arrangements can be made. An Advanced Civilian Firearms Course is available once the basic course has been completed.
For more information please contact the WCSO Training Section at 850.892.8186.