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Becky Nichols and the team at the Selma and Dallas County Public Library are constantly providing programs and resources that enrich and improve our community! If you haven't stopped by lately, take a moment to do so during National Library Week (April 9-15, 2017). We are especially partial to the library's incredible local archive, but they have something for everyone and every age. Check out our community calendar for events around the library. When you stop by, make sure to ask about the library's upcoming summer programming focused on "Building a Better World," and tell them the Chamber sent you!
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We have been rocking along at the Chamber; read on below for just a small slice of what we have been up to!
Selma Interpretive Center Expansion Completion and Public Opening
Selma, AL - The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail expansion is complete and will be opening to the public on February 23, 2017. The renovation is the 2nd phase of the ongoing expansion of the Selma Interpretive Center in Selma, AL. The development completed the restoration of the 2nd and 3rd floors of the center that originally opened on May 6, 2011. The newly designed temporary exhibits will be featured on the completed floors until the permanent exhibits are finished. The center will resume showing the park film “Never Lose Sight of Freedom.”
“I am beyond thrilled that the citizens of my home town will soon have the opportunity to see the newly expanded Selma Interpretive Center. The completion of this phase of the building expansion symbolizes another step forward for the city of Selma. I am grateful to the City, the National Park Service, and the Alabama Department of Transportation for making this expansion possible,” said Alabama Congressional Representative Terri Sewell.
The Selma Interpretive Center will host an open house from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on
February 23, 2017. A small welcome reception and program will take place on the 3rd floor of the center to formally announce the opening at 2:00 p.m. and will feature Alabama Congressional Representative Terri Sewell, City of Selma Mayor Darrio Melton, Southeast Deputy Regional Director Sherri Fields and Superintendent Sandra Taylor.
This event is open to the public and free of charge.
If you have questions, please contact the Selma Interpretive Center at 334-872-0509. More information about the history of the parks can be found at www.nps.gov/tuin, www.nps.gov/tuai or www.nps.gov/semo.
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You will receive books, make toys for your new baby and receive lots of other material.
Call today to reserve a spot in our class 334-874-7785
New Possibilities Youth Center After School Program
Monday through Thursday
Grades 6,7, & 8
3:30 pm-6:00 pm
Sister Kathy, Director 334-872-2359
Patrick Evans: Coordinator
Registration: Monday, August 15, 2016 3-6pm at 1108 Griffin Avenue
Sponsored by the Edmundite Missions
Join the Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information and the Selma and Dallas County Economic Development Authority as we celebrate our partnership and the progress in our community.
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Tang Soo Do (related to Taekwondo)
Fee: $30/family (adults encouraged)
Ages: Grade 2+ accompanied by an adult
Free uniforms/free month of trial classes
Sr. Kathy, 4th degree Certified Black Belt Instructor