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Are you a gem enthusiast or just love pretty gemstones? Join us this Thursday, April 1st for our FREE Gemstone Live Event! This is your opportunity to learn more about
gemstones from real life gem hunter David Artinian! David will share information about gemstones, stories about finding them, lore and other fun facts. RESERVE YOUR ONLINE SPOT TODAY before they are all gone! Just email us
Save the date!
Our free Gemstone live event is this Thursday April 1st at 3:00pm central time! At this Event our friends at Artinian will show you some absolutely gorgeous one-of-a-kind Gemstones! Doris has arranged special pricing for her customers!
How do I Reserve a Spot?
You can Message Doris on Facebook or Instagram! You can call us at
How do I attend?
This is a Zoom event, but you are also invited to come to our shop if that is more convenient for you!
Need more information? Call 334-410-2302 or email
1st Saturday Selma happens the first Saturday of each month in beautiful downtown Selma, Alabama! Join art galleries, food trucks, shops, restaurants, and music venues all day Saturday, and some will be open the night before! Check out the Facebook page for updates and specials: https://www.facebook.com/1stSaturdaySelma/ For more information contact Devon Gray at 334-407-0473
Experience the culture and history of Selma with this free guided walking tour. Meet us in front of the Library each Saturday in April at 10:00 am to take a stroll around Downtown Selma! Both visitors and locals will enjoy tales of courage, intrigue, and levity on this annual guided downtown tour! The tour is approximately one hour long. For more information, call 334-875-7241 or 1-800-45-SELMA
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 Garden Chat
“Alabama Garden Chat” will be back in April. You can join the program each Wednesday at 2:00 pm starting in April. The program will follow “Get Outside with Alabama Smart Yards!”.
“Alabama Garden Chat” will go from April through August. You can join the program by Zoom at auburn.zoom.us/j/82398811386 or send in questions by email to A flyer is attached for your information.
City of Valley Grande Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 10, 2021
10:00 am-1:00 pm
at the Valley Grande Ball Field
Small Scale Market Crop Production Series, Tuesday, March 30th from 10:00 am-11:00 am- Interested in getting into growing on a small scale for local markets? If so, join us for this free series to learn the basics of growing strawberries, vegetable transplants, and hydroponic crops. A flyer on this online series is attached. Registration required at http://www.aces.edu/go/1729 - A Zoom link will be sent to your email address once you register. Additonal date-April 13th. Contact: Marcus Garner (
Mental Awareness Health Fair
Saturday, April 17,2021
10 am - 1 pm
YMCA Parking Lot
1 YMCA Drive
Sponsored by the Michael Johnson 93-90 Foundation
Selma University Founder's Day Celebration
Tuesday, April 20th
at 11:00 am
at the Jemison-Owens Auditorium
located at 1501 Boynton St.
Due to limited seating RSVP for the event is required and can be done by calling 334-526-1718 or email
Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Melvin Owens, President of the Alabama State Missionary Baptist Convention
- COVID guidelines will be observed with social distancing and face masks.
SELMA AND DALLAS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND TOURISM INFORMATION
RESTAURANT REVITALIZATION FUND OVERVIEW
3;00 P.M. – THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2021
An overview of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) will be provided in this virtual session. You can learn about this funding opportunity and information that will help you prepare.
Eligible businesses include restaurants, food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, and taverns. Also eligible are snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars (e.g., coffee shops, ice cream shops), bakeries, brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms, breweries and/or microbreweries, wineries, and distilleries to name a few more. There are others! Is your business eligible? Attend this webinar and learn more about requirements of eligibility and how to apply.
The portal is not yet open for applications
Microsoft Teams meeting
Call in (audio only)
+1 202-765-1264,,767089060# United States, Washington DC
Phone Conference ID: 767 089 060#
Roderick D. Perkins will present this webinar. He serves as the Lead Lender Relations and Economic Development Specialist in the Alabama District Office where he works with Financial Institutions and Small Business Owners helping small business owners meet their capital needs.