Special Notices

Community Notices

• Opiates Anonymous meetings are held at the Jasper Civic Center/Desperation Church Monday through Friday from noon until 1 p.m. and Sunday and Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. 

• NarAnon family support group for family members dealing with a loved one with addiction to any substances meet Sunday and Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. at Desperation Church.

• Diabetes Education classes at Capstone Rural Health Center in Parrish are held weekly on Mondays from noon until 1 p.m.

• Narcotics Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Red Cross building at 1101 Viking Drive, Jasper.

• Need assistance or have questions about Medicare or ACA Insurance? Capstone Rural Health Center has Certified Application Counselors available on Monday & Tuesday at the Capstone Parrish location. Contact Jessica Hatchell, CAC at 205-724-9031. Walk-Ins welcome, but appointments preferred.

• Capstone Rural Health Center has partnered with Alabama Lions Sight to provide optometry services. Affordable eye exams and glasses for everyone who needs them. Please call 205-724-9031 (Parrish) or 205-648-5337 (Sipsey) to schedule your appointment.

•  P-Town Wreckaz semi-pro football team is accepting new player tryouts on the following dates during their pre-season during the month of January going into February on Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m. at the old Parrish High school practice field (37 Coal Creek Rd). For more information, please contact Nicholas A. Hammond at 205-544-0248.

• Appointments are now available for free tax preparation through the AARP TaxAid. To schedule your appointment, please call 205-221-3760.

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) group will be hosting a weigh-in every Thursday starting Jan. 23 from 9 to 10 a.m. and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church. There will be teams of two people, if you do not have a partner one will be given to you. Names of those who have lost 10 pounds or more will be put in a drawing for prizes. The weigh-ins will run through April. For more information, please call 205-300-8390.

Church Notices

• Matthew Ministry Outreach/Soup kitchen is held every Friday at 11 a.m. at LifeSprings Assembly of God on Highway 195.

• Mt. Carmel Baptist Church on Horse Creek Blvd. in Cordova holds a Soup Kitchen every Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. 

• Boldo United Methodist Church holds a clothes closet the second Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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