Community calendar beginning September 18, 2013
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• Families may sign up for The Piedmont Benevolence Center’s 2013 Star of Christmas Program. Applications will be taken at Piedmont Civic Center, 500 Mill St., and Bethune Center, 205 US Hwy 278 Bypass East on Saturday, Sept. 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those residing in the 36272 zip code will need to bring the following items with them when applying: Valid photo ID, birth certificate for children, proof of income, guardianship documentation, past months bills, and any paperwork stating they receive financial assistance (food stamps, WIC, Medicaid card for children) For questions Please call: 256-447-2220

• Effective August 7th, the City of Piedmont will be accepting petitions to bring real property or annexation into the corporate limits of the City of Piedmont. Applications may be picked up at the Piedmont City Administrative Office any time between 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Anyone who has any questions regarding annexation into the City of Piedmont may contact Michelle Franklin, City Clerk at 256-447-3563.

• Trade Day and Farmers Market at Nances Creek Community Center on the first Saturday of each month through October. It starts at 7 a.m. There is no set up fee.

• YOU’RE INVITED TO LUNCH & LEARN….A series of free gardening programs sponsored by Calhoun County Master Gardeners & Calhoun County Commission held the 4th Wednesday of each month at the Cane Creek Community Garden at McClellan from noon-1pm ; bring your own lunch!

• September 25 “Gardening for Dry Places”: Hayes Jackson, ACES Speakers & topics subject to change. Contact the Extension Office to confirm. 256 237 1621

• Dogs for the Deaf, located in Central Point, Oregon, is a non-profit organization that rescues dogs from animal shelters and trains them to help adults and children with different disabilities, challenges, and needs. For example, a Hearing Dog is trained to alert its owner to household sounds that could affect his or her safety and an Autism Assistance Dog would keep an autistic child out of traffic, bodies of water, and other dangerous situations. Chris Hill, a resident of Anniston and a volunteer “ambassador” for Dogs for the Deaf, has a DVD presentation he will give to civic and community organizations or individuals. Contact Chris at (256) 835-6918

• The Alabama Shutterbugs, a new club for all skill levels of photographers, meets the second Tuesday of each month, 5:30 PM, in the Noble Building, Suite 100. Anyone interested in photography is welcome to join us. For more information 256.236.8488.

• New classes for the Jacksonville State University Adult Wellness classes are: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: Senior water aerobics and senior floor aerobic classes, 8 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information and: Tuesday and Thursday: Senior water aerobics and senior therapeutic yoga classes, 8 a.m., Jacksonville State University, Pete Mathews Coliseum. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information.

• Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 21 meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6 P.M. at 114 N. Center Ave. downtown Piedmont, to discuss the latest Veteran’s issues and benefits. If you are a service-connected disabled vet or you think you may have a military service related condition, the DAV may be able to help you. Help Workshops are also available on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of each month from 8 a.m. to noon. Veterans are urged to attend for possible compensation and benefits unknown.

• Anyone with knowledge about German and Italian POW’s and their artifacts at Fort McClellan during the time period 1943-1946 please contact Klaus Duncan at 256-782-2991.

• Piedmont Health Care has started an Alzheimer’s support group. The Alzheimer’s Support Group at PHCC is designed to increase public awareness and enhance individual and family education regarding Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. For more additional information, please call Yolanda Pierce, social services director (256) 447-8258 Ext. 232. Refreshments will be provided.
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