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Medicare Patrol volunteers needed

Posted on April 30, 2015 at 3:51 pm

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)/Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is a statewide program that provides free and objective counseling and assistance to people with questions or problems regarding Medicare and other related health insurance. SHIP/SMP answers questions about Original Medicare; Advantage Plans; Prescription Drug Plans; Supplements; Medicare Fraud and Abuse; Medicare Covered Preventive Services; being under 65 and having Medicare; financial assistance with Medicare premiums; deductibles and copays; and

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  • Gum Springs donates to Hands of Mercy

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    Gum Springs Baptist Church in Flintville ladies’ ministry, along with the church family, donated nonperishable foods to Hands of Mercy Pantry for Bags of Blessings (BOBs). The bags are distributed through a network of volunteers and school officials on Fridays before the children leave school for the weekend.

    The ladies’ ministry, along with help from the church family at Gum Springs Baptist Church in Flintville, recently donated nonperishable foods to the Hands of Mercy Pantry. The Bags of Blessings (BOBs) donations go entirely to the students in Lincoln County, which will help provide nourishment to children in kindergarten through eighth grades. Food is distributed through a network of volunteers and school officials on Fridays before the children leave

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  • Hospice volunteers needed

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice is looking for Hospice Volunteers. Volunteers come from all walks of life – they are homemakers, professionals, retirees, business owners and even disabled individuals. They make time to give of themselves to help others. Here are a few things hospice volunteers do to provide support to families: make phone calls, cook a meal, share a smile, stuff envelopes, file paperwork, read a book, pick

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  • RCA Junior Pro

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Junior Pro

    Riverside Christian Academy’s administration honored the school’s junior pro basketball board members for their dedication to the program and for the money they raised through their efforts to support the school. Pictured (from left) are Head of School James Bryant, Trent Thornton, Brad Thompson, Jeremy Ezell, Kyle Frame, Michael Hall, Maggie Byrne, Quatina Wolaver and Daniel Eldridge. ~ Photo by Evan Buck

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  • Relay for Life kickoff slated

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    The kickoff meeting for the 2015 Relay For Life of Lincoln County will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Parks City branch of First National Bank.’ Current team members and team captains are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone who would like to participate in this year’s festivities. Please keep in mind that no job is too big or too small and every ounce of

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  • Volunteers needed for free income tax prep

    Posted on January 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    The Internal Revenue Service needs volunteers to staff tax preparation sites to help other people with their tax returns. The assistance is provided through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program here in Fayetteville/Lincoln County and surrounding area. Volunteers are needed from Jan. 15 through April 15 to help people in this community. The IRS will train volunteers in basic tax return preparation and software

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  • Sock It to Me Challenge

    Posted on January 1, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    Sock It to Me Challenge

    Pictured above are the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Student Advisory Board students with advisor Annie Williams and Laura Mayer of Clothe Our Kids. For this holiday season, rather than giving gifts, the SAB chose to donate socks to Clothe Our Kids. Clothe Our Kids began when two moms, Laura Mayer and Shelly Lyon, saw a need and knew they could help. This local non-profit’s mission is to provide at-risk

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