The Family Care Center at 1014 West Main St. includes a Thrift Store open to the public Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Family Care Center helps others by giving clothing, food and possibly hope to families in their time of need. The Center asks for your help by supporting its thrift stores. There are currently two locations, the one in Centre and another at 5511 Main St. in Hokes Bluff. The Center is currently helping more than 100 families per week and thanks the community for its continued support. Director is Cindy McGinnis.
The Disaster Center, which was set up in the old Centre Middle School Gymnasium following the April 27 storms, is still open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for those needing assistance.
Cherokee County High School Graduation, at 6 p.m., in the Gadsden State Community College-Cherokee Arena.
The Patterson Foundation will announce it will increase its matching commitment for rural Alabama tornado relief at First Baptist Church of Williams, 5579 Nisbet Lake Road, Jacksonville, Ala. 36265, beginning at 6:30 p.m.. Matching funds will be used to seed a tornado relief fund benefiting Calhoun County – where more than 3,500 households were impacted by the tornadoes. The Patterson Foundation is committed to providing relief during natural and manmade disasters. It partnered with the JOY FM in Florida to leverage philanthropy and generosity benefiting rural areas in Alabama impacted by the tornadoes – especially those in Calhoun County, where more than 3,500 households were touched.