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* Advertised public hearing was in error * Patriotic concert location changed * Points of light nominees sought * Jazz music camp offered * Concerts in the park feature Latin, reggae * Shop Madison First
Advertised public hearing was in error A public hearing regarding redistricting was incorrectly advertised by the city of Madison in various news media as scheduled to occur on Wednesday, July 9 at 6 p.m. The hearing actually occurred June 9. No public hearing is scheduled for July 9.
Patriotic concert location changed Madison Community Chorus continues a Fourth of July tradition with its production of "An American Music Concert." The concert will now be held at the Madison City Hall, not Bob Jones High School as originally planned, on July 2 and 3 at 7 p.m.
Points of light nominees sought The Madison Beautification Board is seeking nominations for residents who should be recognized for contributions to the community, as part of the 1000 Points of Light program. If you would like to nominate an individual for helping to make Madison a beautiful place, send the person's name, address and phone number to Jeanne Steadman, 18 Arnett Street, Madison, Ala. 35758. You should also explain why you nominated the individual. Nominations must be received no later than Aug. 1.
Jazz music camp offered The University of North Alabama is hosting the 11th annual W.C. Handy Jazz Camp from July 7 to July 11.  The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. is available for experienced musicians who want to learn more about how to play jazz.   
Students must bring their own instruments and instruction will be provided for the trombone, trumpet, saxophone, bass, drums, guitar and piano.  
The cost for the camp is $160 per student. Preregistration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Students who attend the camp will have the opportunity to showcase their talents at the W.C. Handy Festival.  For more information, contact Terry Owenby at TSO1742@aol.com or Nancy Gonce at (256) 766-7642.
Concerts in the park feature Latin, reggae Concerts in the Park, held at Big Spring Park in Huntsville, will feature Latin Rhythms and Island Soundzz Caribbean Band Monday, July 7. The first band performs from 6:30 p.m. until 7:10 p.m. and the second band will perform from 7:20 p.m. until 8 p.m. The concerts are free to the public. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.
Shop Madison First This year's Madison Chamber of Commerce sponsored "Shop Madison First" business exposition will be held on Saturday, July 19 at Bob Jones High School, in the cafeteria. For more information, call the MCC at 461-0518.

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