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FEBRUARY 15, 2023
In celebration of Black History Month, the Shackouls Honors College will be presenting its third and final Orators Lecture Series of 2022-2023 school year on Wednesday, February 15th at 4 p.m. in the Forum Room-c401, located in Griffis Hall on the campus of MSU. The speaker will be Dr. Portia Ballard Espy who is the President and CEO of the Mississippi Urban League, Inc. Admission is free and open to all individuals and groups. Information: 662-325-2522 or contact Dr. Donna L. Clevinger: dclevinger@ honors.msstate.edu
International Friendship House has free English as a Second Language classes Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 – 11:00 am, at Bridgeway Church, 405 N. Jackson Street, Starkville. Contact stark. firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
AARP'S Starkville chapter meets on the first Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at Golden Triangle Planning and Development Center on 301 C.C. Clark Road. For information, call (662) 694-9147.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church (Red Annex BLDG), 820 Evergreen Street, Starkville, MS. M-F Noon and 5:30PM. Sat 9AM (All), and 10:00AM (Women's). Sun 7:00PM. More information may be found at Starkvilleaa.org, or email to Info@starkvilleaa.org.
Baptist Cancer Center – Golden Triangle in Columbus and Starkville is now offering FREE PSA screenings for men. This is a simple lab test for men who: are age 40 or older, have no previous history of prostate cancer and have had NO PSA lab test performed in the past nine months. The screenings will be offered at Baptist Physicians Office at 304 Carver Dr., Starkville from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm on Sept. 16, Nov. 18 and Jan. 20, 2023 and at the Baptist Cancer Center in Columbus at 345 Baptist Blvd. from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Aug. 19, Oct. 21 and Dec. 16. No appointment necessary. For more information call 662-244-4673 and select option 1.
Spanish Conversation Groups for children and for adults are held at Trinity Presbyterian Church (607 Hospital Road, Starkville) on Sunday mornings at 11:00am. All skill levels are welcome and groups are free of charge. Call our office at 662323-9340 with questions.
On the first Monday of each month, the Friends of the Starkville Library hosts a book sale at the Starkville Public Li
brary from noon until 6 p.m. You can buy great books for all ages at low prices. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the sale is the next Monday.
On the second Thursday of each month at noon at the Starkville Public Library, the Friends of the Starkville Library hosts a Books and Authors program with a special guest author.
Come at 11:30 a.m. for refreshments and then the program at noon. For questions, call (662) 323-2766.
Christian Women's Job Corps' FREE TRAINING for Computer, Job, and Life Skills: Our 2023 Spring Session begins 2/16 – 5/18 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Level I night classes are 5:30 - 9 p.m. with meals served. Level II are day classes, 8:45 – noon. Participants receive a FREE Laptop upon course completion. Call to enroll, (662) 7223016 or email@example.com.