The following was published in the December 27, 2017 print edition of the Decatur Tribune.
Dannika Young, Director of Senior Services at Decatur Macon County Opportunities Corporation, hosted a “Christmas Mix & Mingle” luncheon for clients of DMCOC’s Senior Nutrition Program on Dec. 20.
The Red Cross and its partners will install a limited number of free smoke alarms for those who cannot afford to purchase smoke alarms or for those who are physically unable to install a smoke alarm. The Red Cross installs a limited number of specialized bedside alarms for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
The Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce is rolling out an educational campaign to address the problem of panhandling.
The City of Decatur and the Macon County Board have each proclaimed May to be “Community Action Awareness Month.”