Piedmont community calendar beginning November 20, 2013
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• The annual Piedmont First United Methodist Church bake sale, offering all manner of confectionary treats prepared by the United Methodist Women, will be on Saturday, November 23 from 8 am til noon at the church on 300 N. Main Street. This is a wonderful opportunity to stock up on desserts for Thanksgiving.

• Dailey Street Baptist Church will have a Thanksgiving Revival beginning Sunday, November 17th at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Stewart of Philadelphia Baptist Church. The Philadelphia church choir will sing that evening. Services Monday, Nov. 18th through Thursday, Nov. 21st will begin at 6:30 p.m. nightly. Guest preachers will be: Monday - Rev. Ryan Shubert; Tuesday & Wednesday- Rev. Jeff McElroy of New Oak Grove BC; and Thursday - Rev. Marlon Greenwood. There will be special singing each night. For more information please call the church office at 256-447-6301.

• Dogs for the Deaf, located in Central Point, Ore., is a non-profit organization that rescues dogs from animal shelters and trains them to help adults and children with different disabilities, challenges, and needs. For example, a Hearing Dog is trained to alert its owner to household sounds that could affect his or her safety and an Autism Assistance Dog would keep an autistic child out of traffic, bodies of water, and other dangerous situations. Chris Hill, a resident of Anniston and a volunteer “ambassador” for Dogs for the Deaf, has a DVD presentation he will give to civic and community organizations or individuals. Contact him at 835-6918

• The Alabama Shutterbugs, a new club for all skill levels of photographers, meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the Noble Building, Suite 100, Anniston. Anyone interested in photography is welcome to join us. Call 236.8488 for more information.

• New classes for the Jacksonville State University Adult Wellness classes are at 8 a.m. in Pete Mathews Colseium. Senior water aerobics and senior floor aerobic classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Senior water aerobics and senior therapeutic yoga classes are on Tuesday and Thursday. Contact Aubrey Crossen at 256-689-2580 or jsu9517k@jsu.edu for more information.

• Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 21 meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.. at 114 N. Center Ave. downtown Piedmont, to discuss the latest veteran’s issues and benefits. If you are a service-connected disabled vet or you think you may have a military service related condition, the DAV may be able to help you. Help workshops are also available from 8 a.m.-noon on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Veterans are urged to attend for possible compensation and benefits they’re not aware of.

• Anyone with knowledge about German and Italian POWs and their artifacts at Fort McClellan during 1943-46 is asked to contact Klaus Duncan at 782-2991.

• Piedmont Health Care has started an Alzheimer’s support group designed to increase public awareness and enhance individual and family education regarding Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. For more information call social services director Yolanda Pierce 447-8258, ext. 232. Refreshments will be provided.
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