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Vietnam vets event postponed
The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 was planning to host its annual Vietnam Veterans Day event on Saturday, March 28. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event has been postponed. Auxiliary president Gayle Johnson said the date will be announced later. For more info., call 251-359-0768 or email atmorevfwaux@gmail.com.
Home office
Unusual times call for unusual measures. Myrna Monroe has been working from home for several days. While she can access her work computer from home, having space to spread out can be challenging. An ironing board makes a perfect table – adjusted to fit your need. If you have unusual circumstances as you work from home, send us a picture and some info to sherry@atmorenews.com. Would love to see how…
Sharing
Mallorie Beachy, owner of The Yellow Garden, had some flowers last week that she didn’t want to sell because they were getting a little age on them. Rather than throw them away, she made bouquets and shared them with folks who are shut in during the coronavirus outbreak. Shown, Mallorie, left presents flowers to April Smith with The Meadows Assisted Living.
Some events canceled; others?
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce officials have canceled three upcoming events, including Easter in the Park, along with the final two sessions of Leadership Atmore, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The fate of this year’s Mayfest celebration, initially scheduled for May 2 at Tom Byrne Park, remained up in the air as April approached. Executive Director Emily Wilson announced that the popular…