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News in Brief

By Staff
ADRT raising funds to buy generator
The Atmore Disaster Response Team (ADRT) is seeking donations to purchase a generator to be used in Atmore at evacuation shelters.
To donate please contact Deedra Kelley at 446-3578.
ECHS PTO meeting, open house Sept. 11
Escambia County Middle School will host its kick-off PTO meeting, open house and ECMS School Business Partners appreciation dinner at 5 p.m. on Sept. 11.
All parents, business leaders and Atmore area citizens are encouraged to attend.
ECPFA, Poarch F.D. to host 'boot drive'
The Escambia County Professional Firefighters Association will be sponsoring a "boot drive" on Saturday, Sept. 9 and has invited the Poarch Creek Volunteer Fire Department to join with them in raising money for Muscular Dystrophy (MDA) and Jerry's Kids.
The firefighters will be at the following locations beginning at 8 a.m.: Southern Family Markets, Winn-Dixie and Peebles.
Ebenezer Lutheran celebrates 80 years
Ebenezer Lutheran Church of Atmore celebrates 80 years this month. A celebration will be held from Sept. 15-17. Services times are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Retired teachers to meet Sept. 14
The regular meeting of the Esambia County Retired Teachers Association will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 14 at the Creek Family Restaurant in Atmore.
All education retirees, on any level, as well as other interested persons and anyone receiving a check from TRS of Alabama are invited to attend this very important meeting.
After the meeting a Dutch treat luncheon will be available for persons desiring lunch.
Commission will meet Sept. 11
The Escambia County Commission will conduct a regular session meeting at 9 a.m. on Sept. 11 in the County Commission Chambers.
Classical pianist Dino to perform
Dino, a christian classical concert pianist from Branson, Mo., and Trinity Broadcasting Network will be in concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at L.D. Owen Performing Arts Center at Faulkner State Community College in Bay Minette.
Tickets are $15. Contact Jane Martin for ticket information at 251-454-3964.