• AL-ANON SUPPORT MEETINGS: Al-Anon is a support group for family members and friends who are dealing with a loved one who is having or has had problems with alcohol or drugs. The strain, pressure and heartbreak become too much at times and it helps to talk to others who are experiencing the same struggle. The local Al-Anon support group meets each Thursday night at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 800 N. Main St., South Boston.
  • FOOD PANTRY: The Jane Jones Food Pantry located at Main Street United Methodist Church, 701 N. Main St., distributes food on the third Wednesday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Call 434-572-3290 if you have questions or would like more information. The food pantry dates this year are May 17; June 21; July 19; Aug. 16; Sept. 20; Oct. 18; Nov. 15; Dec. 20.
  • EDUCATION PROGRAM: The TRIO EOC offers free college access services to high school seniors and adults desiring to attend any two or four year, in-state or out-of-state college/university. Those needing assistance in researching careers, applying to college, or applying for financial aid, may contact the TRIO EOC program at the SVHEC at 434-572-5479 or 434-797-8577.
  • LADIES LUNCH TIME PRAYER CIRCLE: Bring lunch and gather for praying during lunch break every Wednesday from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the Burnett Building, 405 Oak Lane, South Boston. For more information, call 434-579-2922. 

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