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Selma City Council Work Session
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Call in number :1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 869 8103 1385
Selma AIR is a community based organization that caters to the holistic needs of HIV positive individuals. The Black Belt Wellness Center is a division of Selma AIR that provides the community with FREE HIV preventive education as well as HIV testing. We also provide General Wellness Education and Preventive services (from Asthma, to Healthy eating to TB) to the 8 counties that we serve.
Due to the pandemic we will have the program outside in front of the building (in the parking lot). We are anticipating 10 (max 15) people. There will be a short program, we wish to celebrate this Day and inform the community on our services, sustain our current organizational partnerships and solicit new allies. This Year's theme is "We're all in this together"! Please RSVP so that we may know how many to go lunches to purchase .
Selma City Council Budget Meeting
Saturday, February 6, 2021
8:30 am-10:30 am
Call in number: 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 865 0962 1823
1. Public Safety
2. Police and Fire Department
Click on the link and register. https://igfn.us/form/L1OOPg
Feb 10-12, 10 a.m. until Noon daily except Friday, 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.
$125 per organization
Grant Writing Workshop 101
Tuesday, February 10, 2021
10:00AM CST (2 hours)
For the beginner, this class focuses on grant writing terminology and other fundamentals of the grant writing process. Participants move quickly from discussions relating to the preparation process, defining the critical mission statement, to tips on grant writing research. The core objective of this fast paced webinar is to assess the organization’s level of readiness for grant writing and to introduce the novice grant writer to the grant development process. Handouts will be furnished by email for all registered participants to print out and review before the event.
Grant Writing Workshop 102
February 11, 2021 (10:00 AM - Noon Central)
February 12, 2021 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central)
The Advanced Grant Writing 102 class is aimed at the more experienced grant writer. It is also the next step for those who have already participated in the 101 Beginner’s Class. The core objectives of this class are to focus on what constitutes a winning proposal and to get funded! We will cover all the elements of a grant proposal, from executive summary to budget and budget narrative. The class is divided into two class day sessions. Class Day 1 is two hours and Class Day 2 is one hour. Handouts are furnished by email to all registered participants to print out and review before the event
The Symposium for Social Change is a multi-part series of workshops starting in February. There will be four additional workshops presented at the Bridge Crossing Jubilee March 6th, 2021 and each month after that through 2021. Please make sure to register to get all of the information!
The first FREE workshop in the 2021 Symposium for Social Change is this Saturday, February 13th, 2021 at 1:00 pm CST
"Yes, This is Your Grandparents Movement: The Significance of Intergenerational understanding and shared action"
The freedom movement is the story of generations. It is and will always comprise the past, present and sincere hope for the future. This inspiring session explores the necessity of intergenerational dialogue, shared understanding, and collective socio-political action. Activists and scholars will share the history of interconnected action and the urgency of now. Movement making is a value of the collective and not the sole property of any generation. Therefore, each generation possesses only the responsibility to embrace our past, act in the present, and pass on the treasure of our shared movement to the next generation.
Get access by registering for the Jubilee for free at www.selmajubilee.com if you have not already! Space for the interactive opportunity for this workshop is limited to the first 100 people, so make sure you get registered and arrive early! For those that don't get into the interactive portion of the workshop, you can still watch live on our Facebook page.
Featuring speeches by:
Actor and Honorary Committee Member of the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee
Ms. Nina Turner
Ohio U.S. Congress Candidate, Activist, and Politician
And live discussions with:
Dr. Sekou Franklin
Ohio U.S. Congress Candidate, Activist, and Politician al Relations, Middle Tennessee State University, National Conference of Black Political Scientist
Co-founders of the Black Voters Matter Fund and the Black Voters Matter Capacity Building Institute @blackvotersmtr
Executive Director, Alabama State Conference of the NAACP
Registration Dates - February 15, 2021 through March 31, 2021
Who can register: Boys age 6-12 years old and Girls age 6-18 years old
What is needed to register: A valid birth certificate or official record of birth
Registration is free and there is no charge to play.
Place and Time to Register - DALLAS COUNTY ANNEX BUILDING in Room 107 from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
If you are unable to register during regular hours, players may also be registered to play at the DALLAS COUNTY SPORTSPLEX on Thursday March 18, 2021 and Thursday March 25, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm.
Equipment and Uniforms:
Hats and jerseys will be provided free of charge to the players.
Parents will be responsible for gloves, pants, and cleats/ shoes to play.
Season Start Date:
The 2021 season is scheduled to start in April or May of 2021 and run through June or July of 2021. The actual start and finish dates are still being worked out and more information will be given out as soon as possible.
Meetings for Coaches:
There will be meetings on February 25th, March 9th and March 16th for anyone interested in being a coach for the upcoming season. The meetings will be at the Dallas County Sportsplex at 6:00 pm.
If you have any questions please call Richard Davis at 334-419-0301.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
at 6:00 pm
Meeting ID: 869 8103 1385
2021 Alabama Auxin Training-Best Management Practices
1.All applicators who will spray dicamba on resistant row crops in Alabama will need to participate this training, regardless if they have received training certificate in the past. People who handle mixing and loading are also required to take the training.2.The 2021 training certificate will be valid only for 2021 season based on current federal labels.3.Training fee is $15 per person which can be paid by credit or debit card using the link below.4.Participants can check federal labels if they are unsure about certain questions in the quiz.5.Participants will be able to download their certificates directly from Canvas training course only after 1) paying for training fee, 2) using the link provided in the receipt email to register the training course, 3) finishing the training on Zoom, and 4) passing the quiz in the training course.6.Contact your local extension office if you have technical difficulty or unreliable internet for virtual training. In-person training may be offered at limited compacity and will be determined case by case.7.Dr. Steve Li and Dr. David Russell will provide 2021 weed control update for major row crops following the Auxin Training on Feb 11, Feb 25 and Mar 8.
Credit/debit card payment link: https://www.aces.edu/go/auxintraining
Registration link for auxin training will be provided in the receipt email.
If you are paying for multiple people’s training fee through this link, please send an email to
Contact Deborah Buchanan at
Contact Dr. Steve Li (
Alabama’s 10th severe weather preparedness sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, and ends at midnight, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, allowing Alabama shoppers to stock up tax free on common supplies costing less than $60 that every home and business needs to prepare for a natural disaster or even a general emergency. Generators costing $1,000 or less also can be purchased free of the state’s four-percent sales tax during the three-day tax holiday. Alabama’s local governments wishing to add their tax savings to the holiday may do so by adopting a resolution or ordinance 30 days prior to the sales tax holiday weekend.
Saturday, February 27, 2021
12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church
1431 Broad Street Selma
For more informtation contact Councilwoman Jannie Thomas at 205-928-9758