The National Alliance on Mental Illness Cumberland County Chapter will hold a special holiday covered dish dinner party at 6 Monday, Dec. 16 at Chestnut Assembly of God, 2554 E. Chestnut Ave. This holiday event, open to family members/caretakers and consumers, will be an opportunity for members and anyone else interested in NAMI to find out more about the organization and to enjoy fellowship in a friendly, festive atmosphere. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a hot entree, side dish, or a dessert item of their choice. Chapter meetings take place on the third Monday of each month, throughout the year, at that time and location. NAMI Cumberland County is a support, education, and advocacy group serving consumers of mental health services, as well as the families and friends of persons affected by a serious mental illness. For more information call 691-9234 or 794-9987. Monthly support group meetings will resume at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at Chestnut Assembly of God.