Jack Jackson

Mr. Jack Jackson, who maintains Livingston Chapel Church garden, is shown tending to the cucumbers which are grown vertical to save space.

Church Garden

Livingston Chapel A.M.E. Church’s garden not only provides members with fresh vegetables, but it also is grown to provide fresh vegetables for the food pantry - designed for the sick and shut-in and for people who do not have access to fresh vegetables.

The garden includes tomatoes, cucumbers, okra and peppers. There are 124 tomato plants, and each member has two plants assigned to them. Maintaining the garden is done by an automatic system designed and installed by Jack Jackson. Plants are watered each morning and fertilized every Friday.

Livingston Chapel A.M.E. Church food pantry will be open Saturday, July 21, at 9 a.m.

Back to School

Lakeview Community Civic Organization 'Back to School Blessings Day' will be held at Williamson-Harris Park, Saturday, August 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 fifth group (Play Therapy Mindfulness Mandala Flower) will be July 21 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.

Ball Tourney

Guntersville’s 5th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held Saturday, July 28, at 8 a.m. at the Williamson-Harris Park.

It is free to participate, and there will be prizes, refreshments, and giveaways. The registration deadline is July 23.

For more information, contact Simone May (256-506-3790) or Trent Hundley (256-506-0505).

Livingston Chapel 

Church on the Lake will be Sunday, July 22.

Birthdays\Anniversaries

July 21-28

July 21 - Bobby Staten

July 23 - Betty Oliver

July 25 - Andromeda Horton

July 26 - Alethia Love; Tracie Marbury

July 27 - Brandyn Hawkins

July 28 - Aniyah Harris; Eva Vaughn; Dinah Moore

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