HURRICANE SALLY HAD A SEVERE IMPACT on much of Alabama.  Blood donors are asked to donate to help offset the effect of the storm on Alabama’s blood supply.  LifeSouth experienced a significant number of blood drive cancelations before and since the storm.  It is important to build the blood …

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COMMUNITY NOTES may be submitted for non-profit, civic or church-related events and published free of charge AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE in the Courier Journal. .  Community Notes must be submitted in writing by 3pm Friday for consideration in the following week’s issue.  

HURRICANE SALLY HAD A SEVERE IMPACT on much of Alabama.  Blood donors are asked to donate to help offset the effect of the storm on Alabama’s blood supply.  LifeSouth experienced a significant number of blood drive cancelations before and since the storm.  It is important to build the blood …

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SHOALS - Keep the Shoals Beautiful is partnering with TVA and challenging Shoals residents to Fish for Litter to Catch $500 in Cash.   The Tennessee River Litter Tournament takes place Saturday, September 26 from 7:30am- 2pm.  This year’s Litter Tournament offers contact-free registration, s…

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GIRLS IN KINDER-GARTEN-6TH GRADE are Invited to Popsicle’s in the Park on Saturday, September 19 from 2-4pm at the Cox Creek Complex Playground (Farmer’s Market area).  Popsicle’s is a fun craft with the opportunity to learn how to become a Girl Scout!    

FLORENCE – Fall programs for all age groups are beginning at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library.    

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MUSCLE SHOALS - Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) will offer a virtual Constitution Day Celebration program Thursday, September 17 at 2pm featuring Colbert County Probate Judge Daniel Rosser and music by the NW-SCC Show Choir, Vocal Point.  

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DAY BY DAY, A GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP for bereaved parents/grandparents, meets Sunday, September 13 at 2pm at temporary location, Cross Point Church of Christ Pavilion, Florence.

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FLORENCE – Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is collaborating with Artists for Community to host an exhibit that will raise funds for One Place of the Shoals.  One Place is a non-profit organization that provides crisis care services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  

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MIGHTY PRESENCE CHURCH on Spring Valley Rd in Tuscumbia is having a yard sale on September 4 - 5. All proceeds benefit the church. Many household items as well as Christmas decorations, Sunday School room supplies and more. Part of the sale will take place in the church basement. Masks are r…

FLORENCE - Crossroads Community Outreach will host a Labor Day weekend yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, September 5 from 5am-4pm.    Food will be available for sale at 12 noon at 318 S. Court Street (American Legion building). 

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FLORENCE – Like so many other local organizations, Chloe’s Fund has been unable to fund-raise as they normally would because of Covid.  The group’s primary fundraising efforts have been through some popular bake sales which have also been limited recently. 

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NORTHWOOD UNITED METHODIST DRIVE-THRU Food Pantry (Seven Points in Florence).  Call for appointment, 256-764-2111.

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FLORENCE – The Happy Hollow Sharpshooters and Alabama Youth Education in Shooting Sports are hosting a Family Fun Day event Sunday, August 30 from 2-5pm at Muscle Shoals Skeet and Trap, at 1301 County Rd. 346 in Florence. 

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FLORENCE – The Friends Bookstore located in the the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will be reopening its doors Wednesday, August 26.  The bookstore has been closed since March due to COVID concerns, but it will be reopening with modified business hours of Monday-Friday from noon-4pm.  Th…

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THE HELP CENTER FOOD PANTRY is open every 4th Saturday each month (August 22) to provide food and groceries to local families in need.  Drive-thru service will be utilized for receiving food and groceries to help protect the volunteer workers and clients.  On weekdays the Help Center allows …