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 fourth group (Self-regulation, Mindfulness Coloring/Bubbles — Sensory Awareness) will be Saturday, June 16 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 at (256) 677-9483.
Vacation Bible School
Livingston Chapel A.M.E. Church will have Vacation Bible School from June 20 through 22 from 6 to 8 p.m.
In May, Ashley Staten and Darion Gurley received degrees from Jacksonville State University. Ashley received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Jacksonville State University; Darion received his BA in Integrated Studies from Jacksonville State University.
- June 2 Kelcey Lovelace
- June 3 Sa’Niya Harris
- June 5 Kensley Marks
- June 6 Kanen Griffin
- June 7 Cynthia Harrison
- June 9 London Stewart
- June 10 Jacquelyn Clark
- June 11 Mark Hampton
- June 12 Linda Watkins; Christian Fennell
- June 13 Mazell Avery
- June 14 Teyana Watkins; Steve Hampton
- June 16 Traci Perdue; Kizzy Banks