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Powder Puff Football Coming to Gadsden State

Gadsden State Student Activities is sponsoring a Powder Puff Football Tournament Wednesday, November 2 at 2:00 p.m. at the Etowah Youth

Soccer Fields located on the Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden. Team roster deadline is Thursday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m., at which time a team captain meeting will be held in room 140 Inzer Hall. Players must be Gadsden State female students or employees. For more information contact Amy Lacount at 256-439-6901 or


McClellan Bookworms

The McClellan Bookworms will meet Friday, October 28, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cafe McClellan located at 171 Twon Center Drive in Anniston.  The book of the month is The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler. View the reading guide at
The book of the month for November is My Life from Scratch by Gesine Bullock-Prado. For more information contact Melinda Harvey, Gadsden State Community College librarian at 256-549-9352 or 8548.


“Tuesday Topics” at McClellan Center

The Gadsden State Counseling and Advising Center in conjunction with the McClellan Center will host “Tuesday Topics” November 15 at 12:45 p.m. Sgt. Jon Garlick, Mental Health Officer for the Calhoun County Sheriff Department will present “Mental Health and Law Enforcement.” Garlick will discuss this continuing problem and how local law enforcement professionals deal with mentally ill inmates. The free seminar will be held in Room 1229 at the McClellan Center in Anniston.  All students, staff, and members of the community are invited to attend. For more information, contact Cindy Greer, 256-238-9348 or


Free Driver Safety Class for Veterans

Throughout November, AARP and the Gadsden State Community College East Alabama Highway Safety Office (Ayers Campus) will offer a free Driver Safety Class to all veterans and their spouses. Any veteran is eligible and welcome however, AARP Driver Safety Classes are designed for those aged 50 and over.  Emphasis is placed on those over age 55 when auto insurance discounts may take effect.  Some proof of veteran status must be provided at the time of the class. This may include a military ID card, DD214, or membership card from any veteran organization such as the American Legion or VFW. For more information about class times and dates contact Ron McCary, assistant coordinator of the Community Traffic Safety Program at 256-832-1255 or  Veterans interested may also contact Tia Freeman at 256-549-8286 or

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