July 17

Published 8:34 pm Wednesday, July 21, 2004

By Staff
Company A Family Support will be at the Atmore Family Pharmacy located at 410 East Church Street from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. to accept drop box items for our soldiers in Iraq. We will also have drop boxes to accept school supplies, clothing and toys for the Iraqi children and orphans. Ribbon Service pins, Unity Service pins, Yellow Bows and possibly yellow ribbon car magnets will be on site for sale also.
July 16-17
Fiddles and Viddles, The Atmore Rotary Club 25th Annual Fiddlers' Convention and 2nd Annual Barbecue Cook-Off. All activities will be held at the Escambia County High School, 1215 Presley Street. For more information contact Keith Castleberry at 368-2106 or email to Keith@MHandC.com.
July 17
The Humane Society of Escambia County will host a "Shot and Wash" from noon-3 p.m. at Animal Medical Service, 40990 Hwy 31 in Brewton. Rabies Vaccination will be $8.00 per animal, baths for dogs only will be small $5.00, medium $10.00, large $15.00. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society Spay and Neuter fund for Adoptive Pets. For additional info contact Renee Jones at 867-9292 or Susanne Sirmon at 368-9349.
July 19
The Atmore Community Cancer Support Group will meet at First Assembly of God Church. Special speaker for this month is Mary Jane Schrock, RN, Health Educator for the Atmore Community Hospital. Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited.
July 19-23
Graduation Exam Testing Schedule Monday-Social Studies, Tuesday-Science, Wednesday-Math, Thursday-Reading and Friday-Language. Testing will be for upcoming Senior Class and all classes graduating prior to 2005. All students testing have to be at Escambia County High School at 8:45 a.m.
July 20
Northview Sports Booster Club meeting for members and prospective members at 6:30 p.m. at Northview High School in Room 202. Contact Beverly Digmon at 256-2649 for questions.
July 21-24
Vacation Time with the Ladies of Essence for four days and three nights in Orlando, Fla. Ages 3-9 is $139.00 and ages 10 and over is $233.00. Payment is due in full on July 17, 2004, no personal checks will be accepted. For more in formation call Brenda Watkins at 368-8616.
July 21
The Escambia County Board of Education's Federal Programs Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Atmore Central Office, 501 South Pensacola Avenue. The public is invited.
July 22
McCullough Friendship Club will meet at the Best Western Hotel in Atmore at 11 a.m. For more information call Betty Dean at 577-6583.
July 23-25
The 22nd annual reunion of the Peacock Family Association of the South will be held in Goldsboro, N.C., at the Holiday Inn Express. All Peacocks, Peacock descendants and Peacock kin are urged to attend this homecoming. For more information contact President Bess Eskildson at (919) 734-6731
July 24
The Open Buddy bass tournament will be held from safelight to 3 p.m. at Isaac Creek Landing, located at the Claiborne Lock and dam on the Alabama River. Registration forms are available from Donnie Gibson or at Paul's Tackle Box and must be turned in by 4:30 a.m. the day of the tournament. Registration is $80, which includes a $10 lunker pot. Cash prizes will be awarded. Call Paul's Tackle Box at 251-575-4354.
Blue Eagle Softball Tournament at 9 a.m. at O'Bannon Park. Entry fee is $125.00. Any questions call Lamar Hodge at 867-6459 or 867-1454 or Robbie Crenshaw at 966-3320 or 895-1946.
July 30-Aug. 1
The Greater Escambia for the Arts will present Oklahoma at Escambia County High School. Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children. Tickets are available at United Bank or from any cast member. Call 368-3899 for more information.
August 6
Meet the Teacher Day for first and second grade students is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Rachel Patterson Elementary School.
August 7
Escambia County High Booster Club will host the NFL and Pepsi PP&K (punt, pass and kick). Starts at 9 a.m. and you may register at Elite Sporting Goods or go online to www.ppk-NFLyouthfootball.com. For more information contact Gerald McAnally at 368-3727.
August 9
Kindergarten Orientation and Meet the Teacher Day will be at 9 a.m. at Rachel Patterson Elementary School Kindergarten students will dismiss after orientation and Meet the Teacher. Class lists will be posted on Meet the Teacher Day.
August 10
The Humane Society of Escambia County will hold its monthly Board Meeting at the Atmore City Hall Auditorium from 7-9 p.m. For additional information contact Susanne Sirmon at 368-9349 or Rhonda Kelmer at 368-0859.
August 14
An evening of gosel music at Reid State Technical in Evergreen. Entertainment begins at 6 p.m. Free admision, all are welcome. For more information, call 251-578-3330 or 251-578-1340.
August 18
Reid State Childcare Classes tobe offered at the YMCA building upstairs from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Please call (251) 578-1313 for a Fall 2004 Registration Packet, testing or further information for college entrance.
September 25-26
The Mississippi Pecan Festival is currently taking applications for Arts and Craft, Antiques and Collectible booths for this years festival. The 18th annual festival is in Richton, Miss. If you are interested in a booth please call (601) 525-3792 or (601) 964-8201. You may also write for an application at info@mspecanfestival.com or MS Pecan Festival, P.O. Box 630, Richton, MS 39476.
The Escambia County High School class of 1994 is planning its ten year reunion. Please send contact information to Katie Smith Morrison, 4097 Wimberly Road, Auburn, Ala. 36830 or email to echs1994reunion@yahoo.com. Please note if you would like to help with the planning.

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