WHAT'S GOING ON IN 2014
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The “What’s Going On” section is featured each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday in the Daily Mountain Eagle and daily on the Community Calendar at www.mountaineagle.com. Events are listed free of charge and run by calendar date and time as space allows. There are no guarantee when or number of days an event will run. Events are only accepted from local community nonprofits; civic, school or government organizations; or individuals announcing family or class reunions. Only the following information will be printed: name of organization hosting event; type of event; date/time/location; name of a contact person and phone number. The deadline to place an event is noon each Tuesday and Thursday. Call Elane Jones at 205-221-2840 or email event information to elane.jones@mountaineagle.com.

SPECIAL NOTICE

Walker Baptist Volunteer Auxiliary is collecting gently worn shoes (any age or style) to help under developed nations while raising funds for special projects of the Auxiliary. Bring shoes to Walker Baptist front entrance. Call 387-4028 for cart pick up at your car. For information, call 387-4025.

Oakman High School will have its 2014-15 Lockers and Parking Tags Sale on following dates from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day: 12th grade - Thursday, July 31; 11th grade - Monday, Aug. 4; 10th grade - Tuesday, Aug. 5; 9th grade - Wednesday, Aug. 6. Locker fees $20. Parking Tags $20. All students driving to school and parking on Walker County Board of Education property must purchase a parking tag. Student must bring current Alabama drivers license and proof of insurance to purchase tag. Only 10th - 12th grade students may drive this year. Schedules may also be picked up when you purchase locker. Bill Miller Photography will make senior portraits in the school auditorium on Thursday, July 31. All seniors should receive a notice in the mail with time of their appointment.

Curry High School will have its 2014-15 Locker Sales on following dates and times: Seniors - Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 9 until 11 a.m.; Juniors - Wednesday, Aug. 6, from noon until 2 p.m.; Sophomores - Thursday, Aug. 7, from 9 until 11 a.m.; Freshmen - Thursday, Aug. 7, from noon until 2 p.m.; and Friday, Aug. 8, from 9 until 11 a.m. for anyone who still needs a locker. No early sales. No duct tape in lockers. Parking passes may also be purchased on these days with completed application, drivers license and proof of insurance.

Rescuers United For Furbabies (R.U.F.F.) currently taking orders for Boston Butts from Dreamland BBQ for Labor Day weekend. Tickets $35, includes butt and jar of Dreamland BBQ Sauce. Ready for pick-up Friday, Aug. 29, from 4 until 6 p.m. at White Pepper Real Estate on Airport Road in Jasper. For more information or to place an order, contact Kara Ford at 205-522-5019; Melody Gilliland at 205-544-4245; Marsha Miller at 205-717-0794; or Francine Swarts at 205-522-0699.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

Walker Baptist Volunteer Auxiliary will be selling Swamp John’s dinners Thursday, July 24, from 4 until 7 p.m. in the cafeteria at Walker Baptist Medical Center. Chicken, shrimp or fish for $10 per plate. Tickets available at door. Cash or checks accepted. Proceeds benefit projects of WBMC Volunteer Auxiliary. For information, call 387-4025.

SATURDAY, JULY 26

Waid/Wade/Waide Reunion for family and friends will be Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Lakeshore Restaurant on Highway 278 between Double Springs and Addison. Noon buffet. For more information, call 904-655-2644, 205-792-0461 or 205-384-4672.

25th Family Reunion of Riley Monroe Thomas and Sally Murphy Thomas will be Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Dora Community Center. Bring covered dish and family pictures for album. For more information, call Rosemary Robinson at 205-744-5714.

Walker High School Class of 1974 Reunion will be Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Walker High School fieldhouse and from 6:30 until 10:30 p.m. at Musgrove Country Club. For more information, call Greg Cordes at 205-384-4080 (leave a message).

78th Kendrick Reunion for the descendants of Perry and Sarah Kendrick will be Saturday, July 26 at the Eldridge Community Center from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please bring a covered dish.

Jones-Williams Reunion will be Saturday, July 26 at First Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a covered dish lunch.

Poplar Springs School Reunion will be Saturday, July 26, at the Bernice Hilton Bank Building in Double Springs with a pot luck lunch at noon.

SUNDAY, JULY 27

Edgil and Grace Reunion for descendants of Henry and Margaret Edgil and Moniel and Disie Grace will be Sunday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Boldo Community Center. Bring a covered dish and old pictures. Lunch is at 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 29

Walker County Health Action Partnership will host it’s Move More, Live Better free fitness class “Yoga with Deb” at Gamble Park Tuesday, July 29, at 6 p.m. for all ages. If rain, event will be held at Glen R. Clem Gym at Bevill State Community College’s Jasper campus. For more information, call Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.

SATURDAY, AUG. 2

Walker County Cattlewomen Scholarship Fundraiser Yard Sale will be Saturday, Aug. 2, from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Blackwater Restaurant in Jasper. To donate items or for more information, contact Jeanyne Dugger at 903-818-5548.

Argo Volunteer Fire Department will have its monthly breakfast the first Saturday in each month at 7:30 a.m. at the fire station located on the west bound side of U.S. Hwy. 78 in the Argo community of Walker County.

80th Annual Sandlin Family Reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. until last cousin leaves, at the Fort Decatur Recreation Center on 4th Street in Decatur. Covered-dish lunch at noon. For more information, contact Patsy Lee (Sandlin) Medlock at 205-995-7988.

Jasper Senior Center will hold a dance each Saturday in August at 6:30 p.m. Music provided by the Smooth Country Band. Food, fellowship and fun for everyone. Bring covered dish for pot-luck supper at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 205-302-0955.

Marvin Lee Ferguson VFW Post 4850 in Jasper will host a dance each Saturday in August from 8 p.m. until midnight. For information, contact the Post commander, Arnold Morris at 205-300-0392.

SUNDAY, AUG. 3

Cordes Family Reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 3, from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Curry.

MONDAY, AUG. 4

HOPE4NITA Benefit Dinner for Nita Posey will be held Monday, Aug. 4, from 5 until 9 p.m. at Los Reyes Mexican Restaurant in Jasper. Los Reyes will donate 20 percent of each attendee’s dinner ticket to help Posey, who is the administrator of Family Health Associates in Jasper and was recently diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. For more information, call Family Health Associates at 205-384-0311.

Jasper AFG (Alanon Family Group), a support group for those with loved ones with a drinking problem, will meet each Monday in August at 8 p.m. at 216 Gardner Road in Jasper.

TUESDAY, AUG. 5

VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group Of Jasper, a support group that assists people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Jasper Public Library. For more information, call Gail Smith at 205-221-1514; Shelby Mote at 205-697-4063; Cyndi Drummond at 205-221-9521; or John Black at 205-384-1666.

Walker County Health Action Partnership will host its Move More, Live Better free fitness class “Zumba with Fitness Factory” at Gamble Park Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 6 p.m. for all ages. If rain, will be held at Glen R. Clem Gym at Bevill State Community College’s Jasper campus. For more information, call Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.. For more information, call Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.

American Legion Post 101/Ladies Auxiliary/Sons Unit meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Post Home in Carbon Hill. Refreshments served at 6:30 p.m.

Marvin Lee Ferguson VFW Post 4850/Ladies Auxiliary meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. for meal and fellowship followed by meetings at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home on Viking Drive in Jasper.

THURSDAY, AUG. 7

Walker County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m. at the CHS Activities Center in Jasper. Leneda Jones of Backyard Blessing will be guest speaker. All retirees are welcome.

Pilot Club Of Jasper meets the first and third Thursday of each month at noon in the cafeteria at Bevill State Community College Jasper Campus.

Burrows Crossing Neighborhood Watch meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at Philadelphia Baptist Church on Burrows Crossing Road. BCNW Area includes Burrow Crossing Road from Alabama Highway 69 North to the Substation, Forrester Road and Benny Short Road. For more information, contact Jason Akins at 256-962-3082 or Libbie Myers at 205-221-9410.

Jasper American Legion Woods-Smith Post 9 will meet Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Moores Landing Seafood & Steaks located at College Hill Plaza in Jasper. All veterans are welcome. For more information, contact Adjutant James Snow at 205-527-7090 or e-mail jaysnow@lycos.com.

Manchester Neighborhood Watch meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bitter Sea Trading Company on Alabama Highway 195 North in Jasper.

SATURDAY, AUG. 9

Woodley Reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Community Health Systems Activities Center in Jasper. For more information, call 205-384-1477.

SUNDAY, AUG. 10

Stovall Family Reunion. The Stovall family will have its annual get together Sunday, Aug. 10, beginning at noon at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Bring memories and covered dish. For more information, call Dr. Michael E. Stovall, PE, at 256-867-4149 or 256-206-6708.

TUESDAY, AUG. 12

Walker County Health Action Partnership will host its Move More, Live Better free fitness class “CrossFit 205” at Gamble Park Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. for all ages. If rain, will be held at Glen R. Clem Gym at Bevill State Community College’s Jasper campus. For more information, call Sharon Hogg at 205-275-3181.

SATURDAY, AUG. 23

Carbon Hill Class of 1958 will have its 56th Reunion Saturday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. at Elegant Events on Front Street in Carbon Hill.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

USS Long Beach Association Inc. 2014 Reunion will take place Monday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 14, at Hilton St. Louis Airport in St. Louis, Missouri. For more information, call Don Shade at 866-352-2469 or 716-569-2314; by email at lbcgn9@aol.com; or visit www.usslongbeach-assoc.org.