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Blackbelt Benefit Group Volunteer Day, Saturday, August 1st from 8:00 am-10:30 am, meet up at Look (118 Lauderdale Street) to spruce to a portion of downtown at Lauderdale Street.
Gallery 905 Yoga in the Pocket Park, Saturday, August 1st at 9:00 am-Cost $10.00
Scott Communications will be hosting a two-part forum featuring candidates for Selma City Council and Mayor.
Part 1 -Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm for Selma City Council Candidates
Part 2- Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 2:00 pm for Mayoral Candidates
The entire feature will air live on 94.7 WJAM and KIX Country 101.5 as well as streaming on Facebook. Jerria Martin will be hosting this show for Scott Communications.
Join us every Tuesday to create quilts for children in need! We give you all the tools and knowledge you need to make a beautiful quilt regardless of your skill level. All quilts created are given to the Bloom House to serve the children across our state that need it most. A fun way to give back and learn a new skill, hope you can join us!
Come join us in the Honk 4 Voting Rights (H4VR) Caravan scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 6th, 2020. H4VR is to commemorate the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and encourage residents of Selma, AL to register to vote. This is a great opportunity to engage with the community in a safe, socially distant way, while encouraging participation in our democratic system. You are encouraged to join the caravan with vehicles, signs, noisemakers, etc., and to please help us to let people know about the event by sharing the flyers and Facebook event page. See the attached flyer for the full schedule and event details. You can see the Facebook Event Page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/343082133350154/
If you are part of an organization, church, or political campaign please confirm their participation by 11:59PM Tuesday, August 4th to have them be included in the official press release which will be distributed on Wednesday, August 5th. In community and with appreciation, Drew Glover Principal Coordinator, Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee 831-325-4721
The Olde Town Association Political Forums are scheduled for 5:30 pm at Heritage Village on Thursday, 7/30/20, (Mayoral), and Thursday, 8/6/20, (Council President and Ward 3 candidates). The public should bring their lawn chairs and masks and there will be a microphone so everyone can hear. People need to be socially distanced. Each candidate will have 15 min to speak. Please send questions for the candidates to Gery Anderson at
Join via Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/selmacityschools/
Selma City Council Meeting
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 818 7436 0920 Passcode: 499301 One tap mobile +13126266799,,81874360920#,,,,,,0#,,499301# US (Chicago)
A two-hour Virtual Mayoral Forum on August 13th at 5:30 pm with all the candidates together (Format: Moderated Zoom video simulcast to Facebook Live). Please contact us at and with any questions.
Registration Link: aces.edu/go/1325 (all lowercase)
Register at https://bit.ly/BlackBeltArts
Estate Planning for Landowners Online Workshop
Alabama Extension is offering a two-hour workshop on estate planning for landowners. This workshop is being offered through Zoom. It has also been approved for two hours of Category 1 CFE by the Society of American Foresters. There are two dates available to choose from for this workshop – July 30 and August 18. Each workshop lasts from 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
Attendance for each date is limited and registration is required. There is a $10 registration fee.
When registering, select the date that you wish to attend. For more information on the workshop and for the link to register:
Fruit & Vegetable Webinar Series, August 19th 10:00 am-11:00 am- Topic: “Growing Fall Vegetables”- Pre-registration link:
(Once you pre-register, you will receive a Zoom link to attend. There is no event
on Aug 12, so do not choose the option. Save the confirmation email for attending
Fruit & Vegetable Webinar Series, August 26th 10:00 am-11:00 am- Topic: “Strawberry Row Cover Management”- Pre-registration link:
Get Fit Selma! 2020 Announces Webinar Series in place of In-Person Festival
Saturday, August 29, 2020, September 12, 2020, and September 19, 2020
Title Sponsors Sarrell Dental & Eye and Dentaquest Corporation Sponsor Three Webinars
In March, the Get Fit Selma! Planning Committee made the decision to cancel its 8th Annual Health & Wellness Festival due to COVID-19. However, lead medical professionals, Cassandra Ford, PhD, MSN, MBA, RN, and Janice Parker, CRNP, MS, DNP-BC, have created a webinar series to be presented August 29, September 12 and September 19,, 2020 with the goal of providing virtual support to the public concerning coronavirus and health and wellness during this pandemic. The webinars are free but Get Fit Selma! asks everyone to register at https://mglcselma.com/gfs-2020/ so that they can track the number of views.
The three webinars have garnered the support of local health care professionals as well as those who provide demonstrations at Get Fit Selma! They will be live on the dates below and then will be available to the public on YouTube. Each Webinar deals with specific subject matter.
Saturday, August 29, 10:00 am: “Rural Healthcare Response to COVID-19, Threats & Options”
J. David McCormack, MBA, CEO Vaughan Regional Medical Center
Justine Maxwell, DrPH, MPH, Epidemiology, Tennessee Department of Health
Saturday, September 12, 10:00 am: “Type II Diabetes, Related Conditions & COVID-19”
Letevia Herlong, MSN, RN, FNP-C, Rural Health Medical Program, Inc.
Saturday, September 19, 10:00 am: “Eating Well, Staying Healthy in a Pandemic”
Ellen McKnight, MPA & Principal, The Maxine Firm, Inc.
Technology will be provided by the Aplastic Anemia MDS International Foundation, Inc. (AAMDS.org) with the expertise of Julie Powers, Senior Director of Patient Advocacy at the Foundation.
We are grateful to AAMDS as well as to additional sponsors: Vaughan Regional Medical Center, Rural Health Medical Program, Inc., The Maxine Firm, Central Alabama Electric Cooperative, Inc., EyeMax Vision Care, and Family Footcare.
Registration and updates at: https://mglcselma.com/gfs-2020/