CPR classes will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. the third Saturday of each month except April 27 and Dec. 14 at YMCA of Calhoun County, 29 W. 14th St. Deadline to register is 8 p.m. Tuesday. Full certification is $85 ($75 for Y members) and recertification is $45($35 for Y members). Bring your old card. Call 256-238-9622 or visit www.ymcacalhoun.org and www.facebook.com/YMCAofCalhounCo for more information.

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Gadsden State Community College Upward Bound program will host open house from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center in Anniston. Please RSVP to 256-549-8204 to register.

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Jacksonville State University Office of Continuing Education & Outreach will offer clinical update classes to health professionals from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday at JSU McClellan Center, 100 Gamecock Drive, room 2107. The first class will cover ethical considerations for the substance abuse treatment provider with instructor Zach Ludwig, LPC/MHSP. Also ethical considerations when working with juvenile sex offenders with instructor John “Wes” Wiginton, MS, LPC, CJSOTS. The second class will be 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 18. It will offer the lowdown on HIV/AIDS, STIs and viral hepatitis with instructor Terilaine Wheeler, MPH. The registration fee for the entire update is $89 and for day one only, it is $59 and day two only is $39. Visit www.jsu.edu/ceo or call 256-782-5918 to register.

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The Feeding Cleburne Organization will hold two food distributions Jan. 19 with the morning distribution at 10 a.m. at Way of Life Fellowship, 21459 Main St., Ranburne. The afternoon distribution is 2 p.m. at Edwardsville Church of God, 4111 Main St., Edwardsville. For both distributions line up in your vehicle for registration and proceed through the line where volunteers will load groceries into your vehicle. (You may be served only once but may go to either location.) The event is held the third Saturday of each month and serves the nutritionally challenged who reside in Cleburne County and other counties that are served by the Alabama Emergency Food Assistance program. Visit Feeding Cleburne’s Facebook page for more information.

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Gadsden State Community College Tech Tuesday BYOD: Learn to use iPad/iPod Touch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center. The workshop is free to eligible military veterans and will offer assistance in learning to use the latest technology devices. Please RSVP to 256-549-8204 to register. . For more information or to see if you are eligible to receive free services to help you continue your education call 256-549-8286/8328 or email vub@gadsdenstate.edu.

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Anger management classes will be held at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at Wings of Faith Church, 4007 Saks Road.

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A Health Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jacksonville Community Center, 501 Alexandria Road SW #A. Special guests will be ABC 33/40 Chief Meteorologist James Spann and local personality/comedian Tabitha Royal.

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The Wellborn High School Prevocational class is participating in the Pepsico Recycling contest. You may drop off all plastic beverage containers at Wellborn High School, 135 Pinson Road, Anniston. Items accepted include any plastic water bottles, and brand of plastic soda bottles, plastic sports drink bottles, plastic milk bottles and plastic tea jugs. This not only helps the class, but also helps the environment. Call 256-741-7638 for more information.

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LifeSouth Community Blood Center will give a free movie ticket (Fandango) for every person that donates blood. The promotion runs until Tuesday or while supplies last. Donors may participate at any of the local centers or any bloodmobile drives. Visit www.lifesouth.org and select Bloodmobile Locator to find the closest drive.

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The Golden Saw music hall at 5196 Pleasant Valley Road, Jacksonville will be closed until Jan. 18.

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