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Stephen Ministry Introductiory Workshop

Feb 21, 2015 9:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M. Registration begins at 8:00 A.M.

Covenant United Methodist Church Dothan
Covenant United Methodist Church will host a Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshop on Saturday, This half-day, three-session workshop is designed to help congregations catch a vision for strengthening their caring ministry through equipping laypeople as caregivers. During this event, participants will also develop caregiving skills they can use right away. For more information or to register, call Stephen Ministries at (314) 428-2600, or visit

Staci Spears

Serve Alabama to Host Free Non-Profit Capacity Building /AmeriCorps Funding Information Workshops in Dothan

Wallace Community College in Rane-Hall Wellness Auditorium
Non-profit and faith-based organization leaders and staff, along with the general
public are invited to attend free workshops hosted by Serve Alabama. The workshops will focus
on non-profit sustainability and an overview of the AmeriCorps application process. The workshop
will be held on December 2, 2014. The workshops will be held Wallace Community College in Rane-
Hall Wellness Auditorium at 1141 Wallace Drive Dothan, AL 36303.
The interactive grant workshop will provide participants with basic skills needed to prepare a professional
persuasive viable grant proposals written to benefit an organization. Participants will also have
the chance to learn more about AmeriCorps. The sessions will be conducted to share the requirements
for submitting an AmeriCorps grant and the benefits of this resource for the state of Alabama.
Anyone interesting in attending these workshops should go to or contact
our office at
Please see the following page for dates and locations. If you have any questions email Ashley Whittle
Tiedt at or call 334-328-5971. To learn more about Serve Alabama,
please visit

Citizen Law Enforcement Academy

heriff’s Office Administration building located at 752 Triple G Road, DeFuniak Springs
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce its next Citizen Law Enforcement Academy, which will begin on October 9, 2014. For citizens who want a truly eye opening experience about law enforcement, this is where it all starts. Participants will spend about three hours in a class room once a week for approximately 10 weeks. The Citizen Law Enforcement Academy is a great program for any citizen who wishes to learn more about the field of law enforcement and the Walton County Sheriff’s Office. The class is FREE and will take place at the Sheriff’s Office Administration building located at 752 Triple G Road, DeFuniak Springs. A background check will be conducted on all participants who sign-up. To sign-up please visit and fill out the application online. Forms must be submitted by October 3rd.

Calling All Teens! Creative Writing Workshops with Local Author

Sep 8, 2014 Sept. 8th at 4:00 p.m- 5:00 pm. Afterwards ever 1st Monday of each month

Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room 445 North Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36303
Join local author Danielle Wallace at the Dothan-Houston County Library for fun, inspirational creative writing workshops. Teens will be able to express themselves using different genres of writing, ranging from poetry to fiction. These workshops are free, so grab your pen, notepad, and your imagination to make a difference in the world around you. If you know a teen that would love to attend, share this information with them.

Place: Dothan-Houston County Library's Board Room

Date: Begins September 8, 2014. Afterwards every 1st Monday
of each month

Time: 4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

Contact Danielle Wallace at if you have any questions.