A QUILTS OF VALOR FOUNDATION organizational meeting will be at Ken’s Sewing Center at 912 Second Street in Muscle Shoals at 10am on Wednesday, October 16. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor. Mary Harris, a Coordinator of North Alabama Quilts of Valor, will be with us to explain the Foundation and to answer any questions you might have. Even if you don’t quilt, there will be things you can do on our meeting days. Please contact Phyllis Massenburg a 256-483-2480 or pktm@att.net if you will be attending or if you are interested.

A MEDICARE HELP SESSION is scheduled on Thursday, October 10 from 10am-12pm at the

Florence-Lauderdale Public Library.

Are you a current or upcoming Medicare enrollee? Do you have questions about your benefits or the process of signing up? This seminar and help session will get you the answers you need. Rachel Machtolff of the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments will cover eligibility requirements, types of Medicare, and how to enroll. Sponsored by SHIP, the Alabama State Health Insurance Assistance Program. For more information, call 256-764-6564, ext. 128.