Local Digest

By Staff
July 19, 2001
Grant workshops to be held
Public service and non-profit organizations that rely on grants from both the government and private foundations for their survival can learn how to write and submit proposals at an upcoming workshop.
The workshop will be held on two Saturdays July 21 and July 28, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Multi-County Service Agency on St. Paul Street in Meridian.
Anyone interested is invited to sign up and attend the workshops for a fee of $40 and is asked to bring their RFP form (grant proposal form).
For more information or to sign up, contact Henry Daum at 693-2892.
Bailey firefighters raising money
The Bailey Volunteer Fire Department is selling E-911 address signs for mailboxes to raise money for the station. The signs are 18 inches tall and 6 inches wide, with 3-inch numbers. They are reflective on both sides. The signs are $15 each.
To order, call Bailey VFD on Tuesday nights between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at 737-4630, or fill out an application at Reid's Grocery on Highway 495.
Livingston hosts blood drive today
The Livingston community will host a blood drive today, from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the University of West Alabama Student Union building. People with O-negative blood are encouraged to donate. Donors will receive a T-shirt and pizza coupons.
Vimville VFD holds tool sale
Vimville Fire Rescue Department will hold a tool sale Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. The fire station is located next to Southeast Lauderdale High School. The sale will include hundreds of tools, and the proceeds will benefit the department. For information, call Clark Wilson at 917-6924 or 644-9846.