Calendar of Events

Published 6:12 pm Wednesday, January 31, 2007

By Staff
Reception will honor Warren
There will be a reception held Friday in the lobby of United Bank for Betty
Warren, winner of the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award, was in California to receive a national award for Huxford Elementary School where she serves as principal.
This event will last from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
– Adam Prestridge
Atmore HOF Grand Opening
The Atmore Area Hall of Fame will hold its Grand Opening at the Atmore Public Library from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Feb. 8.
Contact Lou Vickery with any nominations for next years class.
– Adam Prestridge
Escambia County RSVP tax prep
The Escambia County RSVP is providing free tax preparations and electronic filing for residents 60 years old and older, disabled and low-to-moderate income.
Call 251-809-1982 for more information.
Atmore VFW to host 50s Soc Hop Dance
The Atmore VFW will host a 50s Soc Hop dance Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. Musical entertainment will be Exit 54.
FBC of Atmore to host Valentine Banquet
The First Baptist Church of Atmore will hold a Valentine Banquet Feb. 9, 2007 at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The price of admission will be $5 per person. Youth are hosting and will use funds raised to help defray the cost of youth camp.
County DHR seeking child care providers
Escambia County Department of Human Resources is in need of individuals willing to care for children who have been abused or neglected.
The DHR will hold a Recruitment Party on Feb. 3 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the office on Evergreen Avenue. There is a particular need for both foster and adoptive parents in this area. The need is even greater for the Atmore area.
For more information, call Tracie James at 251-809-2000.
S.A.I.L. Center dance Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Atmore S.A.I.L Center will hold a Valentine's Dance Friday, Feb. 9th from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and admission will be $5. No alcoholic beverages permitted.
Ladies of Essence Mardi Gras Ball
The Ladies of Essence annual Mardi Gras Ball will be Saturday February 10 at The Wisteria.
Entertainment will be provided by Nikki deMarks. The annual Mardi Gras parade will be Saturday February 17, at noon. Due to safety regulations no go carts, four wheelers, scooters or bicycles will be allowed in the parade.
For more information please call 368-8616. Thanks The Ladies Of Essence.
Friendship Club will meet Feb. 8 at 11
The McCullough Friendship Club will meet Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at David's Catfish House.
FBC of Atmore teams up with Christian Care
The First Baptist Church of Atmore will participate in the ministry of the Atmore Area Christian Care on Feb. 4. They will be collecting food items such as cooking oil, corn meal, flour, sugar, peanut butter and jelly. Financial donations will also be accepted.
– Relay for Life –
Organizers plan to sell concessions at the football stadium and show a movie outdoors.
Contestants for the pageant are still needed. Please call 368-2525 to enter.
Tickets for the steak dinner cost $20. The event will have a Valentine Theme.
For more information contact Kitty at 368-3148.
Call 368-2500 for more information.
The event will feature games and food.
For more information or to order an angel call 368-4273.
The pageant is for ages 0-19. Enrollment fee is $35 for the first child and $20 for the second.
Enrollment will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 at the Atmore Area YMCA and Community Center.
Boxes cost $5 for glazed and $6.50 for chocolate or filled. Orders must be received by Feb. 1. The donuts will be delivered on Feb. 6.
To place an order, call 368-9121.
You can also register for a Valentine's basket for $1.

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