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August 14, 2013

Area Briefs


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Area briefs are for non-profit events and organizations. Briefs must be submitted at least five days before the event by bringing them into the office, emailing them to adanewslifestyle@cableone.net or faxing them to 580-332-8841. Briefs will not be accepted over the telephone. Church-related briefs are published only on Friday’s religion page. All activities may be subject to change due to weather conditions.

 

WEDNESDAY

AUGUST 14, 2013

• National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 758 meets at 11:30 a.m. at Mercy Hospital of Ada (formerly Valley View Regional Hospital) in the cafeteria conference room. For more information, phone Kenneth Roberts at 580-279-6724. 

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone  Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

• Divorce/Bereavement Support Group meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at The Compassion Outreach Center, 1124 Cradduck Road, Ada. This group offers support for those who have lost a loved one through divorce or death. For more information, phone Tom at 580-332-6506.

• A dance is conducted each Wednesday at Irving Community Center, 704 N. Oak, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and is open to the public.

 

THURSDAY

AUGUST 15, 2013

•â€¯Registration for Boys & Girls Club of Ada youth fall soccer ends today. Please go to http://www.bgcada.com/ to register or visit the BGCA at 915 South Hickory.  For more information, phone (580) 332-3717.

 

FRIDAY

AUGUST 16, 2013

• The Chickasaw Nation is hosting a document shredding event from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Burr Center parking lot, 110 Burr Avenue, Pauls Valley. A shredding truck will be on-site to immediately shred documents for recycling. The event is free and open to the public and businesses are welcome. For more information, contact The Chickasaw Nation Environmental Services at (580) 272-5456.

 

SATURDAY

AUGUST 17, 2013

• American Legion Post 72 hosts bingo each Saturday night. Mini games begin at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. Snack bar items are available. 

• Traditional Country Music takes place the third Saturday of each month at Mary’s Music Barn, featuring The Country Pride Band with special guests. The event is located three and one-half miles south of Stonewall on Jesse Highway, turn right on McDonald Road. The show begins at 7 p.m. For more information, phone 580-272-7816 or 580-265-9206 or email mmcsinger@tds.net.

• Pontotoc County Literacy Coalition will hold a tutor training class from 9:15 a.m.to 3:45 p.m.  on the second floor of the Ada Public Library. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Register by calling 580-436-5443 or at pclc@ada.lib.ok.us.”

 

MONDAY

AUGUST 19, 2013

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a support weight loss group, meets at 8:30 a.m. each Monday at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone 580-320-0747.

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Monday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, call Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

TUESDAY

AUGUST 20, 2013

• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

• Ada Prime Timers meet at J.D.’s Cafeteria for the regular monthly meeting. Visitation begins at 5:30 p.m. The meal will be served at 6 p.m. East Central University President John Hargrave will give a film presentiona. Guests are welcome.

 

WEDNESDAY

AUGUST 21, 2013

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone  Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Divorce/Bereavement Support Group meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at The Compassion Outreach Center, 1124 Cradduck Road, Ada. This group offers support for those who have lost a loved one through divorce or death. For more information, phone Tom at 580-332-6506.

• A dance is conducted each Wednesday at Irving Community Center, 704 N. Oak, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and is open to the public.

 

SATURDAY

AUGUST 24, 2013

• Garvin County Republican Party is conducting a “Beans, Boots, and Bet You Didn’t Know That” information event. Phone 405 740-5131 for more information.

• American Legion Post 72 hosts bingo each Saturday night. Mini games begin at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. Snack bar items are available. 

 

SUNDAY

AUGUST 25, 2013

 

MONDAY

AUGSUT 26, 2013

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a support weight loss group, meets at 8:30 a.m. each Monday at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone 580-320-0747.

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Monday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information call Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

 

TUESDAY

AUGUST 27, 2013

• Combat Infantrymen’s Association (CIA) meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Ada Public Library . This organization is open to Army infantry veterans who have served in a foreign war and earned the Combat Infantryman’s badge.  For more information, phone William Cox, commander, at 580-235-6279, Rich Putnam at 580-310-4115 or email WAC_6600@yahoo.com.

• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.