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The Concordia College Alabama Honors Program will be hosting a series of events to show appreciation for Selma/Dallas County public servants.
The CCA Honors Program students have created this initiative to help build bridges and promote better relations between the community and those working in public service occupations (i.e. firefighters, sheriffs, judges, police offers, military officials, elected officials, etc.). Each Monday during the fall 2016 semester, the Honors Program will invite a public servant to speak and answer questions so that the community may have a better understanding and appreciation for the work that they do. The acronym T.A.G.S. stands for Teamwork, Appreciation, Growth, and Synergy, all of which CCA hopes to promote through this series.
To show further appreciation, the Honors Program will “TAG” a public servant’s break room/lounge at work with doughnuts, coffee, orange juice and fruit as a token of appreciation for service to the community. In addition, a Concordia College Alabama T.A.G.S. gift bag will be given to the public servant.
The events will be held every Monday in CCA’s Wright auditorium from 12:00-1:00 p.m. The entire Selma/Dallas County community is invited and encouraged to attend. The events are free and lunch will be served.
Abby Campbell, Director of Public Relations
334-874-5700 ext. 19818
For questions about this event, contact:
Dr. Chinwe Okeke, Honors Program Coordinator
334-874-5700 ext. 19718
Recreational needs for Riverfront Park improvements
Hosted by: City of Selma Office of Planning and Development
Join Selma's Purrfect Pets and the Selma Animal Shelter for pet pics with Santa from 11-1, cat adoption fees reduced by 50%, and cheer, punh, and sweets! Donationas and gifts cheerfully accepted.
Kids Night Out with Santa at the YMCA on December 17th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
$10/ child All are welcome, swim, gym, craft, snacks and lots of fun.
Call the YMCA of Selma Dallas County or Stacey Buchanan for more information at 334-874-9622 or 334-874-5205.
December 18-26, 2016
The Committees of Ward 4 Selma will coordinate the
4th Annual Adopt-A-Hospital Floor
and will once again spread a little Christmas joy and
THE CHILDREN’S FLOOR
Each year, numbers of children and families have to
spend their Christmas at the hospital. HELP make
their day special by:
dropping off a toy for toddler ages to age 17.
dropping off coins to be used in the vending
machines by parents who cannot leave their children.
volunteering to help decorate the Children’s lounge,
set-up snack stations, and/or wrap and label gifts.
Present gifts, fruit and coins on Christmas Eve.
For more information,
Councilwoman Angela Benjamin
COIN AND TOY DROP BOXES ARE
LOCATED ON BOTH FLOORS OF
St. Paul's Episcopal Church presents "Christmas Is..." featuring the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Boy Choir, directed by Maestro Fletcher Wolfe, and in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Admission is free and everyone is welcome! For more information, call (334) 874-8421 or go to http://stpaulsselma.dioala.org/dfc/newsdetail_2/3182167.
Classes at the library. 11:00am
"Made from Scratch"
Learn to use your pantry staples to make foods from scratch for healthier eating and a savings to your wallet!
Come and bring your little one for music and learning fun! Parent or care-giver required. Ages 6months-3years
Councilman Samuel Randolph will host a Ward 5 Meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Gospel Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C. to discuss public safety, code enforcement, general services and to hear citizens issues and concerns. Mayor Darrio Melton along with representatives from Code Enforcement, Public Safety and Public Works Departments have been invited to attend.
Lunch begins at noon | Program begins at 12:30 | Lunch $8 | Reservations (334)874-1725
Book sales and autographs before and after event.
Sensational Selma Soups!
Dawn Freij and Leigh Johnson. Meet local artist Porter Rivers.
Seating limited; reserve your spot today!
Councilwoman Miah Jackson will host "Litter Free in Ward 3" on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. beginning at the lot adjacent to Vaughn Smitherman Building on Alabama Avenue. In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, January 28, 2017.
Call the library to reserve your spot 334-874-1730
Jan. 23, 30 | Let it Snow
Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 | Love My Friends
Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27 | St. Patrick's Fun
Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24 | April Showers
City of Selma MAyor Darrio Melton cordially invites all business leaders to attend. Please call to RSVP (334)874-2100
City of Selma and Partners Host Local Workforce Summit
Selma, Alabama – Mayor Darrio Melton and the City of Selma are partnering with the Selma & Dallas County Economic Development Authority, the Selma and Dallas County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Information, the Selma Career Center, AL Department of Commerce (Made In Alabama), AIDT, Alabama Works, and the Dallas County Commission to host a seminar for Human Resource Directors, Small Business Owners, Educators, and Healthcare Professionals. The Summit will be on Friday, January 27, 2017 in the Community Room of the Dallas County Family Resource Center (formerly Alagasco).
This Summit will feature Information on new regional alignment for workforce development and corresponding new programs that can help businesses reduce employment costs and assist in developing a better-trained workforce (apprenticeship programs).
“This is an opportunity for rebranding the workforce climate in Selma while simultaneously engaging all economic development partners. Please let us know if you need any additional information,” said Mayor Darrio Melton, champion of this event.
The Children & Families Committee will meet with local Pastors on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber to discuss the upcoming Selma's Night of Hope event. All Pastors are invited to attend this meeting.