Back to School

Lakeview Community Civic Organization’s ‘Back to School Blessings Day’ will be held at Williamson-Harris Park today (Saturday, Aug. 4) beginning at 11 a.m. There will also be a Health Fair beginning at 10 a.m.

School supplies will be available for students in grades kindergarten through college level. There will also be drawing for door prizes.

Youth Guidance

The Lakeview Youth Guidance Group is a guidance, educational and support group for children and adolescents within the Lakeview Community and other surrounding communities. The group specifically focuses on enhancing awareness of mental health and the knowledge of various mental health constructs associated with the African American culture, increasing effective social and communication skills and the learning of new ways to increase more effective ways to cope with everyday life.

In addition, the group aids in promoting new ways to increase self-care and self-regulation along with enhancing basic problem-solving and effective goal-setting skills.

The sixth group (Psychoeducation Anger/Play Therapy) will be August 18 at the Williamson-Harris Park beginning with the children’s group (4-12 years old) at 1 p.m., and the adolescent group (13-19 years old) will begin at 2 p.m.

The groups will be held once a month. For more information, please contact Arica Havis, (256) 677-9483.

Birthdays &


August 4-11

August 4 — Nathan Barley

August 5 — Everett Avery; Dalis B. Jackson; Tarra Smith

August 8 — Demetra Havis; John and Karen Avery’s Anniversary

August 9 — Sheryl Hundley; EJ Faulks

August 10 — Devin Looney

August 11 — Ted Looney

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