Community Calendar: May 10, 2024

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May 11

The Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. at Nichols Memorial Library located at the corner of Dwight and Cabot Avenues in Gadsden. Doug Brannon discuss the number of court houses in DeKalb County. Anyone interested is invited to attend. For additional information, contact Charles Atchley at 256-490-7770.

Join Gadsden’s Nephrology Associates for the 2024 Alabama Kidney Foundation Birmingham Kidney Walk and Celebration at John Carroll High School located at 300 Lakeshore Parkway. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the event ceremony will start at 9:30 a.m. There will be food, music, vendor tables, children’s area and door prizes for top fundraising teams and individuals. The best tee shirt design will also receive a special prize. The mission of the Alabama Kidney Foundation is to serve the kidney patients of Alabama through financial assistance, education and support services. The foundation also provides statewide education to promote organ donation awareness and prevention of kidney disease. For more information, contact Alabama Kidney Foundation Central Alabama Regional Director  Marcie Prescott at 205-382-6080 or Marcie@alkidney.org.

Ongoing

Zumba classes will be held Monday nights at 6 p.m. at the Southside Community Center. The cost is $5 a class, but those buying five classes get the sixth class free.

The Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society recently announced the completion of the Clayton Cemetery book, which contains over 350 pages of information on those buried at Clayton Cemetery. Every effort was made to identify those resting in the cemetery. Some buried there may not be included since no official records were kept. For addition information or to pre-order the book, e-mail juliadyoung@comcast.net or hyattrosemary@bellsouth.net.

Nichols Memorial Library, home of the Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society, is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays for anyone interested in family history research.

A history and research group meets on Thursdays at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend and participate. The library contains genealogical information and family files from all areas of Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and other states. The library contains a large collection of military records and Native American research records. For more information, email neagslib@comcast.net.

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