The first meeting of the Sparta Friends and Neighbors is scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 9:30 a.m., at the Sparta Ambulance Building. If you are not currently a member, consider attending this meeting to learn more about our community organization. Information about September's social activities will be presented. Refreshments will be served and attendees will participate in welcome ice breakers. Annual dues are $30 with extra fees for certain social activities. "There are no strangers here, only friends who haven't yet met."