By Harold Bearden
Sunday, July 15, 2012 | 7:07 PM
Melica Allen, Editor of the Northwest Alabamian, receives the Past President Award from Harold Painter, the new president of the Haleyville Rotary Club on Thursday, July 12. Harold expressed special thanks to Melica "for the outstanding work she has done over the past two years." In addition to the well-known Rotary BBQ cookoff, held again this year in conjuction with the 9-1-1 weekend in September, the club has adopted another new civic project. Scott Shipman was named chairman of the project to furnish dental help for children in need. The club both locally and internationally is "Service Above Self." The Haleyville Rotary meets each Thursday at noon in the board room at Lakeland Community Hospital.