The Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course for first-time CPR participants will be taught at The Education Center at Jackson County Memorial Hospital two times in September: Saturday, Sept. 13 and Saturday Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants attend only one class. The class uses The American Heart Association curriculum and is taught by JCMH instructors. The cost is $25. Participants need to pick up a textbook and a pre-test before attending class. Call 477-7297.
First Assembly of God will host a ladies retreat (Women Touching the World) on Sept. 19-20. It will get underway Friday at 6:30 p.m. It will conclude on Saturday at 10 a.m. Cost is $5 and two meals will be included. To register call 482-7115.
The American Red Cross is taking applications for a child/infant CPR class to be held on Sept. 16. For more information and to sign up, call 580-482-5303.
The Elmer Volunteer Fire Association is raising dough by selling Little Caesar Pizza kits. Kits contain all the ingredients for 3 pizzas or bread products. Contact Ken Butler at 482-5010, Corwin Petzold at 687-4330 or Diane Beach at 687-4437, after 5 p.m.
Headrick will be holding a reunion on Saturday Sept. 13. The reunion will be held at the Rotary Center across from the high school. Visitation will be held at 3 p.m. and a meal will be served at 5 p.m. Bring a covered dish, pictures, etc.
Friday, Sept. 12, will be the last day to purchase S.H.A.R.E. for September. Distribution will be Saturday, Sept. 27. October purchases may be made that day. For further information, call 482-8675 or 482-1534.
The Jackson County Health Department Food Handler's Classes will be held at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16 at the VFW, 500 North Veteran's Drive. Altus City Ordinance states all employees and managers of local eating or drinking establishments must attend one of the classes, if they do not have a current permit or if they only have a temporary one.
A garage and bake goods sale will be held at the Plantation Village Nursing Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 13. The center is located at 2610 Cedar Creek Drive. All proceeds are for the Paul Bryce Cancer Treatment and Research Fund. Donations for Garage sale items and bake goods will be accepted until noon Sept. 11. If it rain, the sale will be held on Sept. 19 and 20 in the center parking lot.
The Oklahoma Sportsmen for Christ will hold a 3-D Archery Shoot on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Four Winds Nature Center in Blair. From Blair, go 4 miles east on Hwy 19 then a mile and a half north. Shuttles will also be provided. For more information, call Jason at 580-471-5750 or e-mail email@example.com.
The benefit dinner at Altus High School on Sept. 19 has been postponed and will be rescheuled in Spring 2004. Thank you for all of the support we did receive and hopefully there will be even more at the later time. If there are any questions, or would like more information on the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, contact Nicole Ray at 481-7403.
The Altus Kiwanis Club will meet at noon on Friday, Sept. 12 at Western Oklahoma State College.
The 60th annual public Texas Longhorn auction will be held at noon on Sept. 18 at the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge corrals, immediately north of the refuge headquarters, 12 miles northwest of Cache.
The Sudden Impact Cloggers will offer lessons at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Pettiecoat Junction, located at 320 Falcon Road.
Altus Dawg discount cards are now on sale from members of the Technology Education classes. Cards are $10. Contact Cathy Grover at 481-2113.
Community lunches and fellowship will be sponsored by Edward Jones Investments and hosted by the First Baptist Church. The monthly gathering begins from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,. Sept. 16 at the Altus Community Center. All proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity Altus Area, Inc.
Phi Theta Kappa will have a car wash to suporrt the Leukemia and Lymphomia Society from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Arby's.