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Toys for Tots sign-ups under way
As Christmas approaches, families in need may apply for assistance from Toys for Tots, the annual holiday gift-giving program sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Sign-ups are currently under way at Destiny Worship Center, 50 W. Sunset Drive. Those who would like to apply for participation in the program may do so at the church each Tuesday, from 5 to 7 p.m., through December 12. Applications will also be…
Survey to ID needs
By JENNIFER BLANTON Special to Atmore News The YMCA is conducting a survey for the after-school program to assess the needs of our community. Our desire is to continue to serve and assist in the development of our youth and our community. Please take a moment to complete this one-minute, five-question survey to help us help you. You may complete this survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/979KS5S or you may contact Jennifer…
Living history added to Canoe event
While the Canoe Community Homecoming, hosted by Canoe Civic Club, was already set to be an event-filled day, even more has been added. According to Kevin McKinley, one of the organizers, about 20 reenactors plan to conduct a living history at the event this weekend. They will set up a War Between the States camp along Hill Street in Canoe on the night of Friday, November 17, and will be…
OCC drop-off under way
The first day for Operation Christmas Child drop-offs was Monday, November 13, at Grace Fellowship. A group of volunteers was on hand to receive completed boxes and to pack others. There’s still plenty of time to fill boxes. Collection continues through November 20. Following is the collection schedule: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.…
GW donates to splash pad project
Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union donated to the Atmore’s splash pad project Thursday, November 9. The presentation was made at the old ballfield next to the Boy Scout hut – the site of the new splash pad. Shown are members of the Atmore Rotary Club and Lions Club and GW personnel, from left, Mayor Jim Staff, Taylor Lee, Brandy Giger, Allen Walston, Gulf Winds Vice President of Regional Sales &…