Newton Board of Aldermen call special meeting
Mayor Murray Weems hereby calls a special meeting of the Mayor and Board of Alderpersons, City of Newton, Mississippi, for 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. The meeting will be held at the Newton City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the public works department.
Posted on the Bulletin Board at City Hall and Newton Library. All Board members were notified in writing on September 21, 2020 at 5:00 p. m.
Graduate Scholarships Available from National Association of Junior Auxiliaries
The Greenville, Miss.-based National Association of Junior Auxiliaries Inc. is accepting applications for its Graduate Scholarship Program. Applicants must be pursuing graduate-level studies for one year in fields which address the needs of children and youth.
Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to, counseling, psychology, mental development, special education, speech pathology, exceptional children, remedial skills development, hearing impaired, and gifted and talented.
Applicants must be a permanent U.S. citizen and a permanent resident of states with chapters of nonprofit Junior Auxiliary. Those states are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Scholarship grants are awarded annually to persons who work, or plan to work, directly with children. The NAJA Scholarship Program was begun in 1962 and has awarded more than $1,349,504. Instructions and application forms are available only from Sept. 1 through Feb. 1 from the NAJA Web site. Go to www.najanet.org.
For more information, contact Calli Boggan, Scholarship Chair with the JA chapter of Newton County, at Calli_cumberland@yahoo.com
Veterans food bank set for Second Saturday
The Newton County Veterans Service office will sponsor a food bank from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at the American Legion Hut in Decatur.
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