The YMCA of Calhoun County regular joining fees have been reduced to $4 for the month of July. The regular monthly rates still apply. Members may use each of the three facilities-Anniston YMCA, Oxford Y for Now and the YMCA of Coosa Valley in Gadsden. Call 256-238-9622 or visit www.ymcacalhoun.org for more information.
A free Sarrell Basketball Camp, for children age six to 18, will be held from 2-4 p.m. July 13 at the Anniston High School gymnasium, 1301 Woodstock Ave. Call Lindsay Frey at 256-405-3477 or email email@example.com or visit www.sarrelldental.org for more information.
A Christ Against Cancer 5K/Charity Ride will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and race at 8 a.m. July 19 at Tommy Moore Memorial Center, 216 Snow St., Oxford. The event is sponsored by Empowering Communities, Families and Schools. The proceeds will go toward patient gift bags, snack food in waiting areas for local cancer facilities and treatment offices and more. Visit www.empowercfs.com for more information.
The Anniston Runners Club wants your shoes. Any type of shoe and in any condition. The club is holding the shoe drive as a fundraiser to support their many outreach programs in the community. Funds2Orgs will turn the shoes into cash, paying the club 40 cents per pound. The club will accept the shoes now through the Woodstock 5K planned for Aug. 2. Drop the shoes off at the Animal Medical Center or the Oxford/Anniston YMCA locations. Call 256-282-3498 or email Ben Dixie at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a pick up.