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Church offering sobriety program

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church on Old Railroad Bed Road at Capshaw Road in Madison is adding to its ministries Women for Sobriety, a national self-help recovery program for women with addictions.

Meetings are confidential and anonymous and are led by a certified moderator. The program started in March and will be ongoing.

For more information, call Dee Waddington at 864-3706.

Letter carrier food drive May 12

Local letter carriers are participating in a national food collection campaign, “Stamp Out Hunger.” Workers ask citizens to place bags of non-perishable food beside their mailboxes May 12. Letter carriers will pick up the food and distribute it to food pantries, including the Committee on Church Cooperation and Neighborhood Christian Center in Decatur.

Last year, local workers collected more than 21,000 pounds of food, said Jack McClanahan, president of the local branch of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

- Compiled by Melanie Smith

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