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  • Gadsden County 4-H is seeking 4-H alumni to help celebrate the 100th year of Florida 4-H. Call Sydney Pryer at 875-4682 or e-mail to dpvtrainer@yahoo.com.

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    Gadsden County NAACP Branch No. 5149 will meet at the Women’s Historic Society Building on Washington Street in Quincy June 25 at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.

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  • Gadsden County 4-H is seeking 4-H alumni to help celebrate the 100th year of Florida 4-H. Call Sydney Pryer at 875-4682 or e-mail to dpvtrainer@yahoo.com.

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    The Gadsden Senior Center will host a health fair June 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Quinction Hall as the guest speaker. Vendors will be on hand providing information on healthy living. For more information, call 627-9758.

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  • • First Baptist Church in Quincy holds Sunday School each week at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 10:55. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are broadcast on Sunday events at 6 p.m. on 93.3 FM.

    • Church services at Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church are held the first, second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m., and at 8 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Church school begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

  • Joann Kimble and Barzell Ervin, along with Ruby and Raymond Houston, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Tosha Ervin and Terrence Houston.

    The bride-elect is employed as a nurse and attended Chipola College. She is a resident of Tallahassee.

    The groom-elect is employed as a correctional officer and attended the Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. June 20 at St. Hebron AME Church.

    After a honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple will make their home in Tallahassee.

  • A while back, Bill Willis and his wife paid a visit to Hiawassee, Ga., and found themselves passing through Dahlonega. They were struck by the veterans memorials they saw in the town and the beauty they added to Dahlonega, and decided to bring the idea home.

    Willis, a member of the Greensboro Kiwanis Club, presented the idea of placing veterans memorial crosses throughout the town, and the club was on board immediately.

  • Chattahoochee City Manager Lee Garner would have liked to have had a couple thousand more spectators and 25 more racers for last weekend's Chattahoochee Challenge, a boat drag racing event. But spring showers turned into record downpours that resulted in the river flooding, causing two cancellations.

    "Considering what we've been through to get this going, I’m pretty happy. We didn't have any injuries or accidents," Garner said following the two-day event, which featured 26 racers.

  • There will be a Faceville School reunion June 13 at Faceville Methodist Church. Registration is at 10 a.m., and attendees are asked to bring a lunch to share.

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    The 44th annual reunion of the descendants of Otis and Rebecca Smith will be held June 14 at noon at Sylvania Methodist Church in Faceville, Ga. Please bring covered dishes for your immediate family.

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  • • First Baptist Church in Quincy holds Sunday School each week at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 10:55. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are broadcast on Sunday events at 6 p.m. on 93.3 FM.

    • Church services at Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church are held the first, second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m., and at 8 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Church school begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

  • Sharon McCray Bradley and Kelvin E. Williams will be married June 20 at 4 p.m. at Mt. Zion PB Church in Quincy.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Arthur and Williease McCray of Quincy.

    The groom-elect is the son of Katie B. Williams and the late S. H. Williams of Dothan, Ala.

    No formal invitations will be sent, and all family and friends are invited.

  • Monica Brinson and Carlton McWhite were married April 18 at Arnett Chapel. The bride is the daughter of Marcia Thompkins and the granddaughter of Katrine Thompkins.

  • These last four weeks have not been easy for Teresa Ann Hall, owner of Land of the Little People Daycare on State Road 12. She has alternately cried, laughed, worried and hugged parents, kids and coworkers.

  • • First Baptist Church in Quincy holds Sunday School each week at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 10:55. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are broadcast on Sunday events at 6 p.m. on 93.3 FM.

    • Church services at Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church are held the first, second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m., and at 8 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Church school begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

  • David Hopkins and the late Doris Wood Hopkins, along with Billy redding Jr. and Tracy Anthony of Albany, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Kiana Hopkins and Billy Redding III.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Wood Sr., and Johnnie Mae Hawkins and the late John Hawkins, who raised her after the loss of her mother.

    The groom-elect is the grandson of Reba Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Redding Sr. of Quincy.

    The wedding is planned for July 18 in Tallahassee, with a reception to follow.

  • Deborah Coon and the late Clayton Coon of Chattahoochee, along with Lauriel Hicks of Chattahoochee and Thomas Hicks of DeFuniak Springs, are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Quinton Dail Coon and Lauriel Alicia Hicks.

    The couple was married May 16 at The Pondhouse restaurant in Bainbridge, Ga.

  • The Capital City Rotary Club is sponsoring a Summer Reading Kickoff at the Bill McGill Library June 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members of the Florida State Seminole football team will be in attendance. For more information, call 627-7106.

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  • The Gadsden Arts Center is pleased to honor Reyna Alfaro, a junior at East Gadsden High School, as the recipient of the Exceptional Young Artist Award.

    Alfaro is a dedicated artist who creates beautifully crafted, imaginative works of art, continuously works to improve, helps others and has a vision for her future.

  • The Foundation For Dreams Summer Enrichment Program will begin June 8 and will end on July 31 for students who are entering the kindergarten through sixth grade levels. Each child will be assessed to determine his or her academic needs and any special assistance that will be needed. Additional activities include arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor activities, games, computer access, stories, movies and much more.

  • Capital Health Plan’s Savvy Senior program will be held May 28 at noon at the Gadsden Arts Center in Quincy. The topic is “Evidence-Based Care of Neck and Back Pain,” presented by Chester Brown. RSVP to 523-7333.

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    The Gadsden County Humane Society will have a pet adoption booth at PetSmart in Tallahassee May 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring adoptable dogs and cats. View the animals at www.gadsdenhumane.org. For more information, call 539-0505.

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  • • First Baptist Church in Quincy holds Sunday School each week at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 10:55. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are broadcast on Sunday events at 6 p.m. on 93.3 FM.

    • Church services at Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church are held the first, second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m., and at 8 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Church school begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

  • John and the late Peggy Anderson of Gretna, along with Martha Wallace and Roosevelt Baggling of Bainbridge, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Delois Grace and Fredrick Anderson.

    The wedding is planned for July 3.