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MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART Chapter 2213 meets the first Tuesday of each month at The Smokin Grill, 85 Purple Heart Blvd., Springville, at 6 p.m. for dinner and 7 p.m. meeting. Guest speakers address subjects of interest to veterans. Contact Chaplin Cmdr. Lonnie Wadsworth at 790-1141 or email lonnie.wadsworth@windstream.net for more information.

ONEONTA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Booth applications are now being accepted for the 14th Annual June Fling to be held Saturday, June 6, 2015. In conjunction with June Fling, the Second Annual Singing Showdown will be held June 5-6. Audition videos must be submitted by Apr. 1, 2015. For booth guidelines, registration forms, and complete contest rules and entry form, visit www- .oneontabusinessassociation.com.

NECTAR SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER needs monetary donations to continue operating the Meals on Wheels and other programs offered to residents of Nectar and the surrounding area. Donations are accepted from individuals, groups, churches, and businesses and may be mailed to Town of Nectar Senior Citizen Center, P.O. Box 235, Cleveland, AL 35049.

COPD SUPPORT GROUP Anyone interested in participating in a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease support group, contact Phyllis at 274-9184 after 1 p.m.

STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN SENIOR CITIZENS meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 10 a.m. at Mountain Pointe Ministries. A meal is provided.

BLOUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY A Santa collection belonging to Jane Wright will be on display through December. Library hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Phone 429-3156 or visit www.blountsvillepubliclibrary.info for more information.

BLOUNT COUNTY MEMORIAL MUSEUM Christmas ornaments featuring the Horton Mill Bridge are $15 and available for purchase at the museum. Museum hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., phone 625-6905.