August 2016 Community Calendar

August 26, 29 AA meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Lloyd Woman’s Club, Old Lloyd Road. For more information call 850-251-0278.

August 25 Florida Healthy Babies Action Plan for Jefferson County, a Teen Pregnancy priority area under the Community Health Improvement Plan, will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Jefferson Senior Citizen Center on Thursday. August 26 Rotary meets at 12 p.m. for lunch and a meeting every Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, in the parish hall. For more information, questions, or concerns about this service organization contact President Patricia Garner at

August 26 Monticello Jamboree Band performs music for dancing every Friday night at 7 p.m. at 625 South Water Street. Everyone is welcome to come dance, listen to good music, win doorprizes, enjoy soft drinks and snacks, and just enjoy some fun and camaraderie with neighbors and friends. This is a nonprofit charitable event. Donations are accepted. For questions or concerns contact Bobby Connell at 850-445-0049.

August 27 Southern Music Rising’s third annual Singer/ Songwriter Night on Saturday at Tupelo’s Bakery & Cafe`, 220 West Washington Street. The show will begin at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m, for appetizers and entrees, and a cash bar. Featured singers, songwriters, and musicians will be Sarah Mac, Grant Peeples, and Danny Goddard. Cost of the show only is $20. For advance ticket purchase go to www.southernmusic For more information about this and upcoming events contact or call 850-464-2819. Sponsors include Andie and Dean Jerger, Brenda Sorensen Tax/Accounting/Financial, FMB, Gulf Coast Lumber & Supply Inc, Kelly & Kelly Properties Inc, Kessler Construction, Steve C. Walker Realty LLC, Trophy Creek Outfitters & Pawn, Tupelo’s Bakery & Cafe´, Vintage Treasures, and ECB Publishing, Inc.

August 29 Martin Luther King Community Center Committee meets at 6 p.m. on the last Monday, 1420 First Street, Monticello. Contact Charles Parrish at 850-997-3760 for more information.

August 29 Flab-To-Fab weight loss support group meets on Tuesday at the Monticello Health & Fitness Center, 760 East Washington Street, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. for weigh-in and discussion. Share recipes, stories, and ideas. Everyone is welcome. For more information contactCoordinator Chelsey McCoy. Free; donations accepted.

August 30 Jefferson County Shared Services meets on the last Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the R.J. Bailar Public Library, and is open to community residents and agencies. These informational meetings are about the goings-on in the area. Mark your calendar and plan to attend. This is an opportunity for agencies to share service information. Agenda items include agency sharing, Whole Child Technical Forum, and a guest speaker. For more information about these meetings, or to be a speaker at any of these meetings contact Cindy Hutto, business manager, at or 850-948-2741. Zack Summerlin with Big Bend CBC will be speaker. Upcoming meeting dates are: 9/27, 10/25, 11/29, and no meeting in December. Community Agencies Working for Jefferson County.

August 31 Kiwanis meets at 12 p.m. every Wednesday at the Jefferson Country Club for lunch, a program and a meeting. For more information, contact President Tully Sparkman.

August 31 Crazy Quilters meet from 1 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday at Jefferson Arts. Anyone is welcome to drop by to sew, or to chat.