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Sept. 14

By Staff
Greater Escambia Council for the Arts will hold its annual membership meeting at 2 p.m at the Atmore Community Hospital.
Descendents of Joseph Crocket Rutherford will hold their 12th family reunion starting at 10:30 a.m. at Davisville Community Center (old Davisville School) on Hwy 97. Bring a covered dish and drinks (no alcoholic beverages) and any old family pictures. Lunch will be between 12:30 and 1:00 p.m.
Sept. 15
Atmore Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lion's Club Community Center. A round table discussion will be held.
Atmore Cancer Support group will meet at 7 p.m. at the First Assembly of God. Guest speaker will be Rev. DeWitt Allen, a cancer survivor.
Sept. 16
Northview High School Open House will be at 7 p.m. beginning in the students' homeroom. Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Citywide Prayer Group will meet at 6 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist church on Hwy 21
Sept. 17
Second countywide See You at the Pole will be held 7-8:30 p.m. at Flomaton High School. Open to students 7-12-grade. Guest speaker will be Randy Winton, youth pastor of First Baptist Church, Brewton, and the musical group Splinter will perform. Free pizza and soft drinks will be served.
Deadline for applications for Youth Leadership Atmore. Applications must be returned to the Atmore Chamber of Commerce office by 5 p.m.
Sept. 18
Trinity Episcopal Church will hold a no fee Community Games Night for the entire family from 6:30-9:30 p.m. There will be games for all ages: Chess, Monopoly, bridge, Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble, checkers and more, plus videos for small children. [An adult must accompany all children.] Light refreshments will be served in a smoke free environment at Trinity, 203 S. Carney St.
Sept. 19
Spaghetti luncheon sponsored by the Atmore YMCA staff to benefit the scholarship fund. Plates are $5 each. For more information contact a member of the Y staff or call 368-9622.
Deadline for ACT assessment for Oct. 25 test for college admission. Students may get registration from their school counselors or register online at www.act.org
Sept. 20-21
Wiregrass Model Railroad Show at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan. Admission is $4 for adults, children 12 and younger admitted free with an adult. For more information you may call Danny Lewis at 1-334-792-4979
Sept. 23
The Brewton public library will hold a panel of Southern authors including Suzanne Hudson, formerly of Brewton, Frank Turner Holland, Bev Marshall and Michael Morris. The event is free, the public is invited and there will be refreshments served.
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps, the CCC, the Escambia County Historical Society will have Bob Pasquill, a forest archeologist and historian. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. at Jeff Davis Community College in Brewton.
Sept. 27-28
Hunter safety class sponsored by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries will be held 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sept. 27 and 1-5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Jefferson Davis Community College, Brewton Campus. Students must be at least 10 years old. The class is free, but students should make lunch arrangements. For more information you may call 626-5474.
Sept. 27
The Bell-Bailey family reunion will be held beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Flomaton Community Center. Relatives and friends are invited to bring a covered dish, sharing lunch and fellowship. This tradition has been going on for more than 50 years, beginning by the late Arthur B. and Jewell Bailey Bell. For more information you may call A.J. Bell at 296-0197 or Russell Bell at 368-2600.
Preview days for prospective students at Birmingham-Southern College. For more information you may call 1-800-523-5793, ext. 4696.
Sept. 30
Escambia County Middle School 5th and 6th grade math students only and their parents/guardians are invited to Math Night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for refreshments and fun. Math activities and SAT 10 scores.
Oct. 1
The ECHS Class of 1958 is celebrating its 45th reunion and invites the classes of 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960 and their spouses or dates for a multi-class party at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Wisteria in downtown Atmore. Dinner will be catered by Tommy Gerlach and dress is casual. The deadline for reservations is Oct. 1 and cost is $35 per person. Call Suzie Coker at 368-3315 if you have questions. Please mail your reservation and check to Buford L. Rolin at P.O. Box 19, Atmore, AL 36504.
Oct. 2
Freedom from smoking class, 6 p.m. D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital Education Center. For more information you may call Lillian Heller at 809-8144
Oct. 4
First Baptist Church will hold a Family Fun Fest from 5:30-7:30 at the church on Main Street. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There will be face painting, hot dogs, games, pony rides, a cake walk and more.
The annual Lassitter-Wall family reunion will be held from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. at 5811 Jack Springs Road in the Creek Nation Tribal Auditorium.
Oct. 5
Life Chain sponsored by Save-A-Life of Escambia at 2-3 p.m. Meet in front of the main branch of the First National Bank, 111 S. Main.
Oct. 8
Joyriders will meet in the fellowship hall of United Methodist church. Please bring a covered dish.
Oct. 17-19
The Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival will be held with Montgomery Gentry headlining the entertainment. The Alley Cats and the Charlie Daniels Band will also entertain. There will be crafts and food. Admission is $5 and children under 12 are admitted free. Visit www.niceville.com for information.
Oct. 18
Ernest Ward High School class of 1983 will hold its 20-year class reunion. For more information you may call Edie Tullis Jackson at 368-8475, Robin Lowery Parker at 327-4439 or e-mail Brad Cook at Brady.Cook@ExxonMobil.com.
Nov. 12
Joyriders will meet in the fellowship hall of United Methodist church. Please bring a covered dish.
Nov. 22
20th annual Peterman Station days arts and crafts festival in Peterman, six miles north of Monroeville. For more information you may call Alice Chandler at 564-2260.
Nov. 29
Eighth annual Hunter Appreciation Day in Pine Apple. Live entertainment and arts and craft vending beginning at 9 a.m. and parade at noon. Awards ceremony at 7 p.m. For more information or booth space you may call John Lampkin at 746-2139. or visit the Web site at www.pineapplepromotions.homestead.com.
Ongoing and Regular Events
Atmore cancer support group will meet at 7 p.m. every third Monday at Atmore First Assembly of God.
Northview High School Quarterback Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the weight room. All parents and fans are invited to attend. For more information you may call 1-850-587-2489.
Atmore YMCA has opened registration for the afterschool program for 2003-2004 school year. Children are transported from schools to he Lions Club Community Center and may participate in projects, games, sports or do homework. The YMCA will also provide a snack. For more information you may call 368-9622.
The Diabetic Support Group will meet every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Atmore Hospital Auditorium. For more information, call Louise Broyden at work at 368-6342 or at home at 368-2728.
After school craft time will be held at 3:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Atmore Public Library, beginning Aug. 26.
Atmore VFW Post 7016 meets monthly on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. with the executive board meeting at 6 p.m. All VFW veterans are encouraged to attend. For information on the VFW, please call Commandeer Lee (Lavan) Martin at 368-8160 or Senior Vice Commander Joel Day at 368-5637.
Atmore Legion Post 90 meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. All Legionnaires are encouraged to attend. For more information you may call Adjutant Lee (Lavan) Martin at 368-8160.
The American Legion hosts a Country &Western Dance every Saturday night at the Legion Hall for a $5 donation. Everyone is invited.