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The Casse­role Kitchen serves free meals to any­one in need from 6-6:30 p.m. Tues­days and Thurs­days in the Fel­low­ship Hall (ground floor) of First Pres­by­te­rian Church. Lunch is served on Satur­days at 11:30 a.m. at the Epis­co­pal Church. Call 662-312-2175.

◆ Tu­tor­ing — New Cen­tury Men­tor­ing & Tu­tor­ing Sum­mer Pro­gram, Mon­day through Fri­day, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. For stu­dents pre-K through sixth grade. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 662-418 3930.

◆ Vol­un­teer Starkville— Vol­un­teer Starkville can help any­one find vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties that match their in­ter­ests and can as­sist or­ga­ni­za­tions in their vol­un­teer re­cruit­ment ef­forts at no cost. Con­tact VS to­day by phone (662) 268-2865 or email at [email protected]­un­teer­starkville.org, and visit the VS web­site at www.vol­un­teer­starkville.org.

◆ Vol­un­teer with Gen­tiva Hos­pice—Gen­tiva Hos­pice is look­ing for dy­namic vol­un­teers to join our team. Vol­un­teers can do­nate as lit­tle as one hour per week or much more. Also, we are look­ing for Vet­eran vol­un­teers for our “We Honor Vet­er­ans” pro­gram. Con­tact Angie Ruth at 662-615-1519 or An­gella. [email protected]­tiva.com

◆ Dis­as­ter Ac­tion Team—Amer­i­can Red Cross is seek­ing vol­un­teers to join the Dis­as­ter Ac­tion Teams (DAT) to re­spond to dis­as­ters. Train­ing is re­quired and pro­vided by Amer­i­can Red Cross. In­ter­ested vol­un­teers may con­tact Nicholas Gar­bacz at 842-6101 or nicholas. gar­[email protected]­cross.org.

◆ Cri­sis line vol­un­teer— Con­tact Helpline seeks vol­un­teers to take phone line shifts in four- to eight-hour seg­ments an­swer­ing the Cri­sis lines. Vol­un­teers must at­tend a com­pre­hen­sive cri­sis train­ing class. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Kat Speed at 327-2968 or con­tact­[email protected]­bleone.net.

◆ Food and cloth­ing min­istry—The Rock Hill United Methodist Church will hold a free cloth­ing and canned food min­istry from 8-11 a.m. each Tues­day, Thurs­day and Sat­ur­day. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Donna Poe at 323-8871 or Pas­tor Jerome Wil­son at 312-2935.

◆ NAACP Youth Meet­ing—The NAACP Youth Coun­cil will meet ev­ery sec­ond Thurs­day at the Court House at 6 p.m., along with the Ok­tibbeha County NAACP meet­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion call Youth Ad­vi­sory Shavell Rice at 418-7132.

◆ Child­birth Classes— Emer­son Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter of­fers free child­birth classes each Tues­day in Fe­bru­ary, June and Oc­to­ber. Call Emer­son at 662-320-4607 to reg­is­ter.

◆ OS­ERVS—CPR/AED cer­ti­fi­ca­tion classes will be held the third Tues­day of ev­ery month, start­ing at 5:30 p.m. in the OS­ERVS board room. Classes will ac­co­mi­date a max­i­mum of 8 stu­dents. All must pre-reg­is­ter by call­ing 662-384-2200. The cost in $25, and lo­cated at 501 High­way 12 West.

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