Selma-Dallas County Presents Male Chorus Showcase

Saturday, July 09, 2016 3:00 pm
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Saturday, July 9, 2016

3;00 pm

Phoenix Park

Performances by Area Male Choruses

All make choruses are invited

FREE ADMISSION

For more information contact Samuel Randolph 334-349-2004

Kingian Nonviolence Train the Trainer Summer Institute

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:00 am - Saturday, July 16, 2016 11:00 am
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Featuring Dr. Bernard Lafayette & Others

For more information, contact:

Stopping Violence in Selma Discussion-Workshop

Monday, July 18, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hosted by Selma Avenue Church of Christ

Featuring Russell Bates of Simpson Street Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA

Topics:

  • U.S. Constitution
  • Law
  • Law Enforcement

Old Cahawba Public Archaeology Days

Thursday, July 21, 2016 10:00 am - Saturday, July 23, 2016 5:00 pm
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Further details TBA.

Members of the general public who wish to dig must pre-register. Contact 334-872-8058 for more information.

Unity in the Community Praise & Worship

Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Unity in the Community 2016

Internship Closing Ceremony

Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Selma, AL, July 28, 2016: You are invited to attend the Closing Ceremony for the 1st Connie Tucker Social Justice Internship on Sunday, July 31, 2016, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The ceremony will honor 9 interns who have lived and worked in Selma and engaged in youth and community work for 5 weeks. In particular, they have implemented Project GROW in Selma and Montgomery which is a grassroots organization project. The interns are from Rhode Island and Alabama cities and include college students, high school students and community youth workers. The internship was initiated by the Selma Center for Nonviolence and the Bridge Crossing Jubilee to honor the life and work of Connie Tucker who helped start and grow the National Voting Rights Museum, the Bridge Crossing Jubilee and the Selma Tracking Movement. Your attendance would demonstrate your gratitude for Ms. Tucker and the 9 interns who are carrying on her legacy and work. The ceremony will take place at the Selma Center for Nonviolence at 8 Mulberry Road at 1:30 p.m. For further information, contact Attorney Ainka Jackson at (334) 526-4539 or email .

 

One Selma: Mayoral Debate/Forum

Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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"Submit your questions for the Mayoral Debate/ Forum June 12-30, 2016.

 

We are soliciting questions from the Faith Community for the upcoming mayoral debate/forum that will be held Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Selma High School Auditorium. The debate forum will be moderated by Mr. Darryl Hood, WAKA newscaster. All five mayoral candidates have agreed to be present. The questions submitted will be used to guide the discussion and be asked of the mayoral candidates.

 

The mayoral candidates are:

 

Mayor George Evans

Former Mayor, Rev. James Perkins

Minister Jerria Martin

Councilman Greg Blejke

Rep. Darrio Melton

 

To ensure no candidate has an advantage, Dr. Bridgett A. King, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Auburn University has agreed to assist us and provide administrative support for question submission. Dr. King, will be the person with access to the questions prior to the debate. Dr. King will go through them to remove any language that is inflammatory and/or biased. Duplicate questions will also be removed.

 

You may submit questions from June 12-30, 2016. The questions will go directly to Dr. King and be used in preparation for the mayoral debate/forum. If you would like to address a specific question to a candidate, please do so.

 

Submitted questions may address the following categories:

 

Economy

Crime

Education

Infrastructure

City Services

Communities and neighborhoods

 

**Questions can be submitted online or by U.S. mail.

 

For online question submission visit: www.facebook.com/selmafaithunited or www.unitingselma.org

 

**You do not need a Facebook account to submit online. Once on the Selma Faith United page, you will be directed to an online form.

 

**For U.S. mail question submission, questions must be postmarked by June 30, 2016 and can be sent to:

 

Dr. Bridgett A. King

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science

Auburn University

351 W. Thach Ave.

7080 Haley Center

Auburn, AL 36849

 

 

We have worked very hard to ensure that all is done "decently and in order"! We especially want to thank Auburn University and Dr. Bridgett King for all of their technical support.

 

...

 

Please pray for guidance and direction for us and Selma!

 

Yours In Christ,

 

Dr. Jerry Light

Mrs. Juanda Maxwell

 

"For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them."  Ephesians

 

2:10 NKJV"

Edmundite Missions Slice of Hope Pizza Party & School Supplies Give-a-Way

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Edmundite Missions Pizza Party Supplies Giveaway

Selma Children's Choir and Orchestra Director Meet & Greet

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Selma Children's Choir and Orchestra (SCCOR) has hired their first Choir Director and they want you to meet her! The event will consist of a meet & greet at the Larry Striplin Performing Arts Center followed by a recital and musical demonstration in the Walton Theater. For more information, contact: 334-874-8421

Alabama Power School Supplies Giveaway

Friday, August 05, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Alabama Power Service Organization

Presents

 

 

School Supplies

 

August 5, 2016

217 Church Street

10am- Until Supplies Last

**Child must be present**

(Supplies: Notebook paper, composition books, pencils, pens, crayons, and glue sticks)

*Feel free to make donations of any sort to this project*

**VOLUNTEERS NEEDED** (Notify if Interested)

Thanks!!

Chiquita D. Sanders

 

Selma/Marion Chairperson

Cops and Kids Fun Day

Saturday, August 06, 2016 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Cops and Kids Fun Day 2016

Contact Officer Cowan at the Selma Police Department for more information 334-874-2123

True Crime Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

Saturday, August 06, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Old Cahawba True Crime Walking Tour Press Release

Voting Rights Act Anniversary Ceremony

Saturday, August 06, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Selma, AL, July 28, 2016: The National Voting Rights Museum and the Bridge Crossing Jubilee announce events to commemorate the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.

On August 6, 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act 6 months after the historic Bloody Sunday and Selma to Montgomery March. The Act removed many barriers that allowed the election of hundreds of African American public offices. In 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the heart of the act, the preclearance provisions. Since that time, voting barriers have been resurrected. However, the fight to secure voting rights continue. Therefore, the public is urged to attend a reception and special ceremony to honor the students from area schools who help give birth to the Voting Rights Act. The Ceremony of Appreciation will take place at the Bridge House Theater located at

9 U.S. Highway 80, Selma, Alabama on Saturday, August 6th, at 2:00 p.m. The Museum will be open to the public free of charge from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Citizens who participated in the movement are urged to contact Mae Richardson or Sam Walker at the National Voting Rights Museum at (334) 418-0800.

School Board Candidates' Forum

Monday, August 08, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Brothers of the Delta Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will hold a School Board Candidates' Forum for all individuals running for the Selma City School Board in the August 23rd Election. The public is invited. 

Lowndes Interpretive Center Anniversary

Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail invites you to join us for our NPS Centennial and Lowndes Interpretive Center Anniversary, August 20th 2016 at 12:00 pm to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Lowndes Interpretive Center and 100 yr. birthday of the National Park Service.

This day will also be used to celebrate the contributions of 3 individuals of the Lowndes County communities, including John Hulett, the first elected African American Sheriff of Lowndes County, and later served as probate judge for 22 years. Willie Vaughner served 13 years as the second African American Sheriff in Lowndes County, and in 2004 was elected to serve as president of the Alabama’s Sheriff’s Association by his colleagues. Matthew Jackson was an African American who sold his land to be used as temporary housing for evicted Sharecropper and Tenant Farmer families in Lowndes County, and loaned his family home to SNCC in the 1960’s to be used as a Freedom House.

Visitors who participated or were affected by the Voting Rights Movement or The Modern Civil Rights Movement are encouraged to share their stories via oral history interviews at the programs conclusion.

The event will be held at the Lowndes Interpretive Center in White Hall, AL. There will be refreshments provided to celebrate the event, 1:00 – 4

Grant Writing Workshop

Saturday, August 20, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Want to learn more about how to prepare effective grant proposals? It's all in the reading of the requests as well as in the writing! Join the Black Belt Community Foundation and learn the basics that apply to any application, no matter how small or how large. Bring an idea of a project you would like to develop OR an application for which you are considering applying. In the three hour session we will focus on the BBCF application and the Alabama State Council on the Arts applications, but the information applies to almost any request. This will be a practical, hands-on session, so come ready to work. Martha Lockett, Executive Director of ArsRevive, and BBCF board member will be the facilitator.

Grant_Writing_workshop_flyereur.pdf

VOTE: Municipal Election Day

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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Have your voice heard. Be part of the process. Get to the polls and vote for your candidate for Mayor, City Council, and School Board. 

Alabama 200 : Selma Town Hall

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Are you interested in helping our city celebrat Alabama's 200th birthday? Please come out and join us! We want you involved and we want to hear your voice. Let us celebrate our rich history together! 

Selma-Dallas County Sav-A-Life Golf Tournament

Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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Sav A Life Golf Tournament 2016

Grand Opening MainStreet Urgent Care

Saturday, August 27, 2016 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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GrandOpening Selma

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