Upcoming Event Calendar

CalendarSATURDAY, DEC. 1
American Legion Sonny James Post 165 will meet at noon in the Hackleburg Recreation Center, 314 1st Avenue, Hackleburg. Information: Commander Tim Howard, 412-1314.

The Delta Kappa Gamma Christmas Bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. -  4 p.m. at the Vintage Marketplace in downtown Winfield (old Piggly Wiggly building) and will include many vendors.  The event is open to the public.  Information: 412-1970.

The Hamilton Career Center, located at 1481 Military St. South on the Hamilton Campus of Bevill State Community College, will host a Job Fair for Wise Staffing from 1 - 4 p.m. Wise Staffing is hiring for mig welders and production assemblers in Winfield. Applicants will be interviewing at this time. Registration is not required. Information: 921-5672.

Thursday, DEC 6
American Legion Sonny James Post 165 invites everyone to join them from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Hamilton Walmart Supercenter parking lot for a Community Day.  Information will be available about the American Legion and will be able to sign up eligible veterans for post membership. Information will also be available about the Post 165 Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion and Legion Riders. Information: 412-1314 or 412-8933 or email: legionalpost0165@aol.com

Friday  and Saturday, DEC. 7 and 8
American Legion Sonny James Post 165 will meet at 9 a.m.  in the Hackleburg Recreation Center, 314 1st Avenue, Hackleburg. This is a Post Revitalization and Open House. Information: Commander Tim Howard, 412-1314.

The next quarterly meeting of the 877th Engineer Battalion Retired Employees will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Cedar Landing Restaurant, Highway 129 in Winfield.  This will be the group’s annual Christmas dinner meeting. All former full-time unit support employees (Unit, OMS, R&R, etc.) are cordially invited to attend.

Saturday, DEC. 15
The American Legion Sonny James Post/Unit 165 will host its inagural Wreaths Across America Ceremony and wreath laying at 11 a.m. at the Cedar Tree Cemetery in Hackleburg. The Birmingham Bag Pipers will be performing. The public is cordially invited to attend. Wreath sales are available until Dec. 3 at wreathsacrossamerica.org; select cemetery use code ALCTCH Hackleburg. Anyone can purchase one for their veteran and you can pick up your wreath during ceremony. Information: Commander Tim Howard, (205) 412-1314.

The Winfield Park and Recreation Department is now accepting basketball registration for ages 4 by Sept. 1, 2018, and not yet 13 by Sept. 1, 2018. The registration fee is $65 for the first child and $55 for each additional sibling. All players must provide a copy of birth certificate at the time of registration. Information: 487-6710.

The Hamilton First Baptist Church’s King’s Closet is a student clothing ministry that will be open from 10 a.m - 2 p.m. This ministry provides free new and gently-worn clothing for students K - 12th grade.

The Community Soup Kitchen at the Guin United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall will be open from 4 - 6 p.m. This is a gathering for anyone in the community that is interested in free food, fun and fellowship. You can also register there for door prizes to be given away.

If you would like to submit an announcement, please call 921-3104 or 487-3278 no later than Wednesday at noon or mail your announcement to Journal Record, p.o. Drawer 1477, Hamilton, Alabama 35570, or P. O. Box 458, Winfield, Alabama 35594 or e-mail it to jrpaper@centurytel.net. Announcements will be run as often as possible, space permitting, but preferably not more than two weeks prior to the event.