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Theme: "Don't Clown Around with Books- Read, Read, Read."
Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.-Zeta Eta Omega Chapter, Women and Youth Services of Selma, AL, Inc. in collaboration with The City of Selma Mayor and Council Members and Dallas County Commissioners
For more information on this event contact: Councilman Samuel Randolph at 334-349-2004 or Venecia Eaton at 334-874-2105
Children Ages 5-10. RSVP to reserve your child's spot. 334-410-2302
Showing "Happy Feet"
All Shows Start at 10:00 a.m.
$5.00 Admission includes Popcorm & Small Drink
A different movie each Thursday in June and July
Call us to book your Youth Group (334) 878-3456
Live entertainment. Food. Drinks. Wear ALL-WHITE attire! You must wear white to enter. For all general questions contact: Shebra Kidd at 334-874-2169 or Pauline Williams 334-874-2109.
The City of Selma presents the Fourth of July Fireworks & Laser Show at Memorial Park. Come join us at 8:30PM. Come early to enjoy music! After the fireworks show please join us for a night of Blues & R&B featuring "The Mighty Ralph" at the St. James Hotel from 8:30PM - 12:00AM. For more information call 334-874-2101.
"The Coalition of Concerned Families (CCF) will host its usual candidates forum on Saturday, July 9, at The Pickard Auditorium.
The forum will cover two sessions:
Mayors and Presidents:
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wards 1, 3 and 7 (the open-seat wards):
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Please feel free to contact me with questions after 3:00 pm at 334-505-7493.
Coalition of Concerned Families"
Featuring Michael Johnson of the Cincinnati Bengals
Admission: A non-Perishable Food Item
Face Painting, Zumba, Water Games, Music , Food , Prizes and Much More
Sponsored by WCCS, Kona Ice, Sarrell Dental and Hardee's
For more information contact Thomasine Johnson 334-419-3544
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Performances by Area Male Choruses
All make choruses are invited
For more information contact Samuel Randolph 334-349-2004
Featuring Dr. Bernard Lafayette & Others
For more information, contact:
Hosted by Selma Avenue Church of Christ
Featuring Russell Bates of Simpson Street Church of Christ in Atlanta, GA
Further details TBA.
Members of the general public who wish to dig must pre-register. Contact 334-872-8058 for more information.
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
"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:
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
Department of Political Science
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