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Thomasville Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is accepting Scholarship applications for students from Clarke and surrounding counties (Wilcox, Marengo, Washington, Monroe and Choctaw) planning to enter the healthcare field.

Applicants must have a letter of acceptance from an accredited school’s healthcare field of study program. Applications must be received by the TRMC Auxiliary Scholarship Committee no later than July 1, 2022 (no exceptions). For more information call 334-357- 0678. Applications can be picked up at Crown Health Care of Thomasville and Coastal Alabama Community College Nursing School.

Flying Bricks 11th annual Independence Day Concert will be Saturday, July 2 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. The theme will be music of the sixties.

Admission will be $5 and 12 and under get in free with an adult.

The Living Church of God will host a Pentecost Revival July 10 – 15 and 17 – 22 at 7:30 nightly.

Guest speakers will be as follows:

Sunday, July 10 at 3 p.m.–Elder Pierre McGrew

Monday, July 11 – Bishop Robert Bonner

Tuesday, July 12 – Pastor Dr. Al Smith

Wednesday, July 13 – Pastor Honoree Lockett

Thursday, July 14 – Bishop Roger Kirksey

Friday, July 15 – Prophetess Angela Kirksey

Sunday, July 17 at 11 a.m.– Host Pastor Bishop Eddie C. Pugh Sr.

Monday, July 18 – Pastor Chris Smith

Tuesday, July 19 – Pastor Orlando Gandy

Wednesday, July 20 – Bishop Raymond McConnel

Thursday, July 21 – Bishop Landon Adams

Friday, July 22 – Evangelist Jerry Porter

The church is located at 31985 Hwy 43 in Thomasville.

June’s final movie night will be Thursday, June 30 at 8 p.m. at Clay Park in downtown Thomasville. The movie will be Luca.

First U.S. Bank is sponsoring this movie night and will be handing out Children’s Splash Pad gift cards to attending kids. They will be first come first serve. There is also a prize bucket to be awarded to whoever can make their best fish mask.

Thomasville United Methodist Church will host a blood drive Tuesday, July 12 from 1 – 6 p.m.

The church is located at 120 Old Highway 5 North Thomasville.

The Clarke County Board of Human Resources will host their Regular Meeting on Thursday, July 14 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive Tuesday, July 12, 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Thomasville United Methodist Church.

“Join Camp Do Good” donate blood and help save lives.

The church is located at 120 Old Highway 5 North in Thomasville.

The Clarke County Board of Human Resources will host their regular meeting on Thursday, July 14 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

Children’s Fun Day July 31 from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Thomasville City Park. All events will be free for children.

A hotdog and hamburger lunch will be provided.

A school suprise will be awarded.

The event is being host by SBA church, Pine Hill Mission and community volunteers from Marengo, Dallas, Wilcox and Clarke counties, as well as volunteers from montgomery.

For more information call 334-419-7008.

Three free rapid COVID-19 tests are now available for every U.S. household.

Visit COVID.gov/tests to place your order. You will need to enter your name and mailing address. You may also give your email address if you want status updates on the order.

Each new order includes eight free COVID-19 tests shipped to your home at no cost — two separate packages of four tests each.

At-home tests, or “self tests,” give rapid results and can be taken anywhere, regardless of your vaccination status or whether or not you have symptoms.

Visit CDC.gov to learn when to test yourself, how to use an at-home test, and what your test results mean.

Friends of Wanda Baugh Nichols have set up a donation account at Bancorp South for her medical expenses. There is also a donation jar at David’s Catfish House in Thomasville. Nichols is a former hair dresser, former Walmart and David’s Catfish employee. She was diagnosed with Breast Cancer several months ago and is now facing radiation treatments.

The Medicaid Waiver program for the Elderly and Disabled is designed to provide services to seniors and the disabled whose need would otherwise require them to live in a nursing home.

To be eligible applicatnts must be receiving full Medicaid benefits and/or SSI. If the applicant doesn’t have full Medicaid benefits, additional financial information and a Medicaid application will be required.

Applicants must demonstrate a degree of disability determination by a physician.

Services include: Case Management, Adult Day Care, Companion Service, Homemaker, Personal Care, Respite Care and Home Delivered Meals.

The Thomasville Farmers Market is open in downtown Thomasville (Clay Park Parking Lot next to the Community Garden) every Monday from 3 – 6 p.m. and will continue throughout the growing season.

Growers are welcome. If interested in participating, contact the Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce at 334-636- 1542.

Southwest Alabama RSVP requests the public save stamped envelopes received in the mail so that they can be sent to Stamps for the Wounded. Stamps for the Wounded helps veterans stay mentally active through stamp collecting.

Stamps can be sent or brought to the Thomasville Nutrition Center located at 147 Adams Ave., Thomasville, AL 36784.

Southwest Alabama RSVP has been recycling newspapers for years but can also recycle magazines and catalogs.

Recycling papers not only frees up three cubic yards of landfill space but saves 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 4,000 kilowatts of energy and 7,000 gallons of water. The RSVP also recycles aluminum cans. Bring these items by the RSVP office, located at 147 Adams Avenue, Thomasville, behind the police station.

The Thomasville Farmers Market is open in downtown Thomasville (Clay Park Parking Lot next to the Community Garden) every Monday from 3 – 6 p.m. and will continue throughout the growing season.

Growers are welcome. If interested in participating, contact the Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce at 334-636- 1542.

The Pine Hill Food Bank and Mission is in need of volunteers.

Volunteering can be very rewarding.

If interested call Edith Ruffin at 334-419-7008 or Anna Hunter at 334-349- 3858.

Southwest Alabama RSVP requests the public save stamped envelopes received in the mail so that they can be sent to Stamps for the Wounded. Stamps for the Wounded helps veterans stay mentally active through stamp collecting.

Stamps can be sent or brought to the Thomasville Nutrition Center located at 147 Adams Ave., Thomasville, AL 36784.

Alabama Department of Public Health is offering Alabama’s smokers help with quitting tobacco or vaping with the Alabama Tobacco Quitline.

Alabama residents can call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1- 800-784-8669) or visit quitnowalabama.com for free help.

Those who enroll in the program will be offered free coaching services over the telephone or online and receive up to eight weeks of free nicotine replacement therapy.

The quit line is available seven days a week from 6 a.m. to midnight

For additional information visit www.cdc.gov/ or www.alabamapublichealth. gov/tobacco.

Deadline for Community Calendar is Monday at 5 p.m. Email community events to Brittney at typesetting@thethomasvilletimes.net.

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