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Sam Dixon Ma­sonic Lodge 218 Chicken BBQ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Plates are $6 do­na­tion. Carry-outs are avail­able.

June 1

Chero­kee chap­ter 3216, AARP will meet June 1, 2011 at 10 a.m. at the home of Ann Hig­gin­botham. Ann wull host the an­nual pic­nic. She will fur­nish the meat and each mem­ber will bring a sidedish.

June 17

“Big Coun­try” (Co­me­dian Billy Reese) will per­form at 7 p.m. at Gads­den State Com­mu­nity Col­lege Chero­kee Arena. Tick­ets are $10 each with chil­dren un­der 12 ad­mit­ted free. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Chero­kee County Re­lay for Life. Tick­ets are on sale at Gen­er­a­tiosn Bank, Cen­tre, Cedar Bluff and Gads­den.

June 18

The Third An­nual Cedar Bluff Fire Depart­ment Fa­ther’s Day Bass Tour­na­ment will be held at the Lit­tle River Ma­rina and Lodge (for­merly J.R.’s Ma­rina), 1780 County Road 102. Blast off is at safe­light with the weigh-in at 3 p.m. En­try fee is $75 per boat, $5 per boat for the Big Fish. First place win­ner is guar­an­teed up to a $1,000 cahs pay­out with ad­di­tional cash prizes up to third place. All pro­ceeds from the tour­na­ment will ben­e­fit the fire depart­ment. For reg­is­tra­tion in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Cedar Bluff Town Hall at 256-779-6121 or Chief Shane Wood­ham at 256557-5738.

June 24-25

Re­union or­ga­niz­ers for the Kirk­man High School Class of 1961 are look­ing for class mem­bers who are liv­ing in the North­east Alabama area. A Class of 1961 50th re­union is be­ing planned for June 24-25 in Chat­tanooga, Tenn. The sched- ule will in­clude a June 24, 6–10 p.m. Fam­ily Night at A.T. & T Field (Home of the Chat­tanooga Look­outs), with fire­works and fam­ily fel­low­ship and a June 25, Main Event at the Mar­riott Con­ven­tion Cen­ter, Chat­tanooga, Tenn. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact David Erby at 423-314-1116 or Robert Frye at 423-892-2828, or e-mail theerb@com­

Com­mu­nity Ser­vice

at 1014 West Main St. in­cludes a Thrift Store open to the pub­lic Tues­day through Fri­day, 10 a.m. un­til 4 p.m. The Fam­ily Care Cen­ter helps oth­ers by giv­ing cloth­ing, food and pos­si­bly hope to fam­i­lies in their time of need. The Cen­ter asks for your help by sup­port­ing its thrift stores. There are cur­rently two lo­ca­tions, the one in Cen­tre and an­other at 5511 Main St. in Hokes Bluff. The Cen­ter is cur­rently help­ing more than 100 fam­i­lies per week and thanks the com­mu­nity for its con­tin­ued sup­port. Di­rec­tor is Cindy McGin­nis.

Pub­lic meet­ings

First Mon­day: 6 p.m., Gaylesville Town Coun­cil, Gaylesville Town Hall; Lees­burg Town Coun­cil, 6 p.m., Lees­burg Town Hall. Sec­ond and fourth Mon­day: 10 a.m (sec­ond Mon­day), 5 p.m. ( fourth Mon­day), Chero­kee County Com­mis­sion, County Court­house. Sec­ond Mon­day: 6 p.m., Cedar Bluff Town Coun­cil, Cedar Bluff Town Hall; 6:30 p.m. Sand Rock Town Coun­cil, Sand Rock Town Hall. Sec­ond Tues­day: 5 p.m., Cen­tre City Coun­cil, Cen­tre City Hall; 6 p.m., Chero­kee County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion, Board of Ed­u­ca­tion Build­ing, East Main Street, Cen­tre. Meet­ings in the Ger­ald Latham Re­cov­ery Cen­ter (build­ing be­hind the ten­nis courts in the park.): Sun­day: 6 p.m.; Tues­day, 6 p.m.; Wed­nes­day, Women’s AA Meet­ing at 5:30 p.m.; Thurs­day, 6 p.m.; Fri­day, 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m..; Satur­day, noon AA meet­ing, Tues­days, noon, Fairview United Methodist Church, 230 County Road 26 (off of Hwy. 411), Cen­tre.

Al-Anon meet­ing

Thurs­days, 7:30 p.m., Ger­ald Latham Re­cov­ery Cen­ter (build­ing be­hind the ten­nis courts in the park)

Ev­ery Mon­day

Cen­tre Ro­tary Club, noon, lunch and meet­ing, up­stairs at First South­ern State Bank (for­mally Farm­ers & Mer­chants). For more in­for­ma­tion call 927-8455 .

Tues­day through Satur­day

The Chero­kee County His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum is open Tues­day through Satur­day, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www. mu­se­u­mat­cen­

Sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day

Ki­wa­nis of Chero­kee County, noon, Chero­kee County Cham­ber of Com­merce of­fice. Lunch is avail­able. Chero­kee County Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery of­fers sup­port groups for chem­i­cal de­pen­dency, code­pen­dency, grief, di­vorce and loved ones of chem­i­cal de­pen­dency, and much more. Child care avail­able. Call 393-2861 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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