Homebound people and senior citizens may qualify to receive Caregiver Mobile Meals delivered Monday to Friday for $2 per day. For more information call 482- 5040.
Caregiver Mobile Meals is in need of a volunteer to deliver meals on Thursdays. For more information call Molly Reid at 563-9489.
Wal-Mart is putting on it's 3rd Annual Charity Bowling Tournament this Saturday at the Town and Country lanes. All participants must be at least 30 minutes before This year the proceeds will be given to Children's Miracle Network. The tournament will start with the doubles at 10:30 a.m. and the four person team event will start at 1 p.m. and the next team event being at 3:30 p.m. Entry forms can be picked up at Town and Country lanes or in Wal-Mart at the layaway or service desk counters. Entry forms must be turned in by 9 a.m. Friday, April 15. For more info contact Heath Howes or Michelle Haworth at 482-8189 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Jackson County Treasurer's Office will be closed Wednesday through Friday to allow the treasurer and staff to attend the annual Oklahoma County Treasurers Association education training seminar in Norman. The office will reopen at the normal time Monday, April 18.
The JCMH Hospice Breakfast Club meeting is at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Friendship Inn Restaurant. An informal atmosphere to ease each other's journey through loss. Dutch treat. For information, call 580-481-2320.
The Advisory Council for the South Western Oklahoma Development Authority Area Agency on Aging will have a regular meeting at 1 p.m., Wednesday at the SWODA Conference Room on Sooner Drive in Burns Flat. The Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council meetings are open to the public, and all meeting places are accessible to the disabled. Individuals with a profound hearing loss should contact the Area Agency on Aging at least one week prior to the meeting if an interpreter is desired.
The Southwest Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross is currently taking registration for an Adult CPR/AED and First Aid class to be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at the chapter office, 905 N. Willard. For more information, please call Lin Valenzuela, health and safety director at 580-482-5303.
40's Lunch Bunch of Altus High school will meet for lunch at American Short Stop (Blair) Thursday, April 14th at 11:30 a.m.
Southern Prairie Library System will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Altus Public Library, 421 N. Hudson.
Chapter CM of P.E.O. will meet Thursday at 1 p.m. in the home of Betty Crow, with Melda Moore as co-hostess.
Violin Virtuoso Mark O'Connor will give a concert at the Quartz Mountain resort at 8 p.m. Thursday. O'Connor is one of the greatest violinist in the world. The performance is free to the public due to a generous donor. O'Connor is coming to work with the students of Casady School Orchestra. The concert that night will feature his hot jazz trio.
The Warren Senior Citizens/Community will have their third Friday night of the month at 6 p.m. Friday. Located on highway 19, 7 miles east of Blair. They will be selling barbecue on a bun with chips for $1.50, pop for 50 cents. All coffee, tea and desserts are free.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Annual Italian Extravaganza will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 721 N. Thomas. The tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children. For more information contact 482-2102.
Western Oklahoma State College's production of the musical "Guys and Dolls" will be at 7 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m Sunday in the Herschal H. Crow Fine Arts Auditorium. For tickets, call the ticket hotline at 580-477-7913 (both Visa and Mastercard are accepted). Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for students.
The Food Pantry of the Altus Church Of The Nazarene, 700 N. Main, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Those needing food assistance should bring a photo ID. For more information, call the church at 482-0964.
The Altus Library Annual Book Lover's Sale is Friday and Saturday. Dr. Robert Smith of the University of Oklahoma, will be at the Altus Library at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss his book, "Daltons! The Raid on Coffeyville, Kansas." The theme for this year's Summer Program is "Dragons, Dreams and Daring Deeds," and to help kick it off will be the showing of the film "The Tale of Tillie's Dragon" at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Wednesday morning Donna Smith, branch head librarian, will be doing storytime for children 31/2 years and older. "Imagination" is the theme for the program.
National Youth Services Day is Saturday. The American Red Cross will be at the City Gym for various activities including an appearance by Scrubby Bear. For more information, please contact the Southwest Oklahoma Chapter at 580-482-5303.
SW Cowboy Church is having the 2nd concert series of 2005, featuring Connie Smithee, Country Western Gospel singer, at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Jackson County Expo Center. Ya'll Come and enjoy some gospel music with a western flair! Also, the church is having a "pot luck" lunch following the concert. "Come as you are."
Associated Christian Ministries Inc., A.C.M.I., an interdenominational mission, will hold an annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, at Friendship Inn Restaurant dining room. Reports of activity and election of officers will take place. Sam Bayless will provide entertainment on the harp. The public is invited.
Build on Faith Luncheon for Habitat for Humanity will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. It is sponsored by Altus Car Wash and Storage. The cooks will be First United Methodist Church. They will be serving king ranch chicken, corn chips, baked beans, tossed salad, cake, ice tea and water, the cost is $5.
Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group RSVP's Communities of Promise will be hosting the 2005 National Youth Service Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Altus City Gym. There will be a Sports Camp for grades K-6, break -out sessions on parenting, information booths and various workshops including two hosted by the Oklahoma Parent Center for parents of disabled children. For more information contact Jenny Ward at 482-4141.
Main Street Altus invites the public to join in the kick-off of their new "Alley Cats" program. This program is designed to help keep the downtown alleys clean and safe. The kickoff cleanup will be held April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers should meet at the Main Street Office, 219 N. Main, and from there will split into teams. Supplies needed for the cleanup will be provided. Stay after the cleanup and enjoy a picnic lunch for all volunteers. For more information contact the Main Street Office at 580-482-2277.
First United Methodist Church of Altus will be celebrating the 2nd anniversary of thier God's Time Zone Rotation Sunday School project. The public is invited to experience God's Time Zone in a Open House from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at 317 N. Main Street. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Rev. Margie Van Oostrum at 482-0795.
The April meeting for the Heartland of SW Ok United Way will be held at noon Monday, April 18, in room A of Western Ok State College. All board members are urged to attend this Dutch-treat luncheon.
S.W. Community Action Senior Meal Program will have Jackson County Home care testing blood sugar and blood pressure from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 19 at the Seg Hove Center, 905 North Willard. Everyone is welcome.
The Southwest Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross is currently taking registration for Child and Infant CPR class to be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at the Chapter office, 905 N. Willard. For more information, please call Lin Valenzuela, Health and Safety Director at 580-482-5303.
The Board of Regents for Western Oklahoma State College will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in A-12 at Western Oklahoma State College.
ACMI House Inc. will have their regulat governing board meeting at noon Wednesday, April 20, Val's It's About Time Restuarant.
The 12th annual Hospice Foundation of America Teleconference will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the Western Oklahoma State College Student Center. This year's teleconference is titled "Living With Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at The End of Life." The event is free and open to the public. There will be several local exhibitors and lunch will be available on site. Continuing Education Units are available for many disciplines for a $25 processing fee. Co-sponsored by WOSC Psi Beta and Jackson County Memorial Hospital Hospice. Call 580-481-2320 for more information.
Cimarron Opera Company will be performing in Altus Thursday, April 21. This performance is made possible by theOklahoma Arts Council.
"THE BEST OF BROADWAY" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Western Oklahoma State College fine arts auditorium. The program is presented by the Oklahoma Arts Council and the Shortgrass arts and Humnaities Council of Altus. The program will be performed by the Cimarron Opera Company of Norman. You can get your tickets the night of the performance, or call the Altus Chamber of Commerce at 482-0210, Main Street at 482-2277 or Crown Jewelers at 482-5077. Tickets are $7 and $5 for senior citizens and students.
The JCMH Hospice Lunch Club meets at 11:30 a.m Thursday, April 21, at Gabriel's in Mangum. The lunch is Dutch treat. For more information call 580-481-2320.
A 2 person scramble to benefit Graduation Celebration will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Elks Golf and Country Club. Entry fee is $100 per team. Hole sponsors are $100 and tournaments sponsors are $50. There will be lots of hole contests, fun and prizes for the players. For more information, please contact tournament chairman Gary Kincannon at 482-1800 or 477-1804.
There will be Spring Trail Ride at 4 Winds Recreation Center Sunday, April 23, to benefit Sarah Brown and Brea Farley for their upcoming trip with "People to People." The cost is $8 per person ( includes lunch, drink and desert). Participants need to arrive at 8 a.m., the ride departs promptly at 10 a.m. for a two hour ride. Negative current coggins required, no coggins, no ride, no exceptions. For directions or more information call Jill at 563-2252 or Sarah at 480-0180.
The 2005 Free Immunization/Health Clinic will be held from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the Community Center on Falcon Road. Parents of pre-kindergardeners can get vaccines to ready kids for kindergarten this fall. For more information contact Kim at the Health Department, 482-7308.
JCMH Hospice offers "Journey's" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the JCMH Hospice office at 1104 North Spurgeon. Journey's provides a structured envirnoment with workbooks and videos for dealing with loss and grief. For more information call 580-481-2320.
A 55 Alive Safe Driving Course sponsored by the Associated Christain Ministries ( ACMI) and AARP will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 29. The cost will be $10. A minimum of twenty students is required. For more information or to enroll call Altus Chamber of Commerce at 482-0210.
Sportsman's with disabilities of Southwest Oklahoma group will be having three free turkey hunts for two days, Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1. Three lucky handicap hunters or anyone that has a a handicap that is interested may contact Avey Rico at 471-9822.
There will be a Spring Cleaning Garage Sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 30, at 603 N. Hudson. To donate items please call Sue at 482-5913 or Gina at 477-1541 or Jean at 482-5252.
The Southwest Oklahoma Chapter of the American is currently taking registration for an Instructor Training Class to be held May 20 & 21, 2005. This class will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday and all day on Saturday. Prerequisite for this class is a current CPR/First Aid Certificate. If you are interested in becoming a Health and Safety Instructor, please contact Lin Valenzuela at 580-482-5303.
Summer Driver Education will begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 23 and will end at 1:20 p.m.. Students are to meet on the east side of the breezeway that connectsto the high school to the cafeteria. Classroom instruction will end Friday, May 27. Driving will begin Monday, May 30. All forms must be turned in to your counselor by Friday, May 22, no late forms will be accepted. To be eligible for summer driver education you must be at least 15 years old on or before June1, 2005. It is imiperative that students miss no class. The fee is $125 and must be attached to the form. For more information call 481-2162
Blair senior class of 1945 will be having their 60th class reunion on Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. Friday will be at the Blair Community Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, they will meet for breakfast at the Friendship Inn at 8 a.m. and from 1:30 to 4 p.m.. back at the Blair Community Center to meet with relatives, friends and old acquaintances. At 7 p.m. Saturday night, they will meet at Western Sizzlin Steakhouse for a dinner celebration
The Humphreys Alumni/Community reunion will be held Saturday, June 18, at the Headrick Community Center. Updated/revised/new mail addresses are needed. E-mail addresses can also be used/updated. Contact Virginia Phillips, 482-0848 or Joyce Harris at 482-1649