Calendar of Events

Published 7:13 pm Monday, February 19, 2007

By Staff
Mayor, principal will plant tree
David Nolan, principal of A.C. Moore, along with Mayor Howard Shell, the City Tree Commission and the Alabama Forestry Commission will be planting a tree at A.C. Moore Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Shell is also going to be signing a proclamation which will recognize National Arbor Week and will acknowledge Atmore as one of USA's Tree City's.
– Adrienne McKenzie
Severe Weather Awareness Week
This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week of 2007 in Alabama. This is an opportunity to increase awareness and help citizens plan for natural disasters that occur throughout the year.
The residents of this state are at risk for flooding throughout the entire year. There are hurricanes and inland moving tropical storms, which cause a continual chance of flooding throughout both the summer and fall. Heavy rainstorms are the culprits during the winter and spring.
For information on how to prepare for flooding for any other natural disasters, contact FEMA Public Affairs at (202) 646-4600.
– Staff Reports
Poarch T-ball sign-up throughout February
Registration for Poarch T-ball league will be Feb. 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23 and 26. Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at PCI gym.
Ages 5-7, child must be born on or after May 1, 1999 and born before May 1, 2002.
There will be a $25 registration fee. Draft Day will be March 3. For more information call 368-9136 ext. 2246 or 251-583-8948. All children and coaches welcome.
ECHS NJROTC inspection Feb. 21
Escambia County High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) will conduct their Annual Military Inspection on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 8:30 a.m. in the old gym.
This event is a presentation by the cadets, in uniform, of their marching, drill and ceremonial skills. Parents and families of cadets are especially invited to attend.
ACH GoldenCare meeting Feb. 28
Atmore Community Hospital will host its monthly GoldenCare meeting on Feb. 28. Light refreshments at 8:30 a.m. The program begins at 9 a.m.
Leslie-Estes Smith, cardiovascular service line director for Baptist Hospital, will provide education on cardiovascular disease-signs, treatment and prevention. The Centers for Disease Control indicate that more than 910,000 Americans die of cardiovascular diseases each year, which is one death every 35 seconds. Understanding risk factors such as high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and family health history are key for prevention.
For more information or to make a reservation, please call (251) 368-6397.
Civic League offers nursing scholarships
The Civic League is accepting applications for nursing scholarships until March 10.
The scholarships are awarded to outstanding and deserving students who wish to continue their higher education and become a registered nurse.
Applications may be obtained at Jefferson Davis Community College in Brewton. Applicants must be a resident of Escambia County Alabama and accepted into a nursing school.
For further information, contact Dement Hays at 317 Alco Drive, Brewton, Ala., 36426.
Grant offered for graduating females
Each year Atmore's Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International makes available a $150 grant-in-aid to a deserving female graduating high school senior who plans to enter the teaching profession, or a female college student presently enrolled in a college School of Education.
Interested applicants are asked to submit an essay titled "Why I Want to Go Into the Education Field" along with their name, parent's name, address, and phone number to: Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, 210 E. Pine Street Atmore, AL 36502
Deadline for submitting the application papers is Feb. 23.
Trinity releases Lenten schedule
Trinity Episcopal Church will sponsor its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20th. The price is $2 per person and the supper will be held in the parish hall. Everyone is welcome. More on this event to follow as the date draws near.
Trinity Episcopal Church will conduct Ash Wednesday Services on Feb. 21 at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
All are welcome.
Each Wednesday during Lent, Trinity Episcopal Church will sponsor a Lenten Supper in conjunction with Bible Study at 6 p.m. in the parish hall. Topics to be announced. Everyone is welcome.
For more information contact The Reverend Sandra Mayer at 368-5933.
Commissioner visits Walnut Hill Feb. 20
There will be an opportunity to meet Escambia County Commissioner Kevin White at the Walnut Hill Sheriff's Substation on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 from 9 a.m. until noon. No appointment necessary.
Future dates will be announced. For more information contact Susan Hendrix at the District 5 office, 595-4950.
Missionary Baptist pastor appreciation
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church invites you to come and worship with us in our pastor's 23rd year appreciation services; the Rev. /Dr. Monroe Tucker, Jr. to be held Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 7-9, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. nightly and climaxing Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007 at 3 p.m.
Blue Grass gospel singing Feb. 24
There will be a Blue Grass gospel singing at Bay Springs Full Gospel Church at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. Guest singers will be Stillwaters of Troy.
For more information call Denise Lollie at 850-324-0002.
Ebenezer Lutheran Black History program
Ebenezer Lutheran Church will hold their Black History program on Feb. 25 at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Stallworth will be the speaker. The church is located at 109 Harris Street.
Theme will be "Dreaming beyond our Expectations." Rev. 3:21.
New Beginning Holiness revival
New Beginning Holiness Church of Jesus Christ, Inc. will hold a soul saving revival beginning Sunday, Feb. 25 through Friday, March 2. Services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly.
Liberty Church Homecoming Feb. 25
Liberty Church of Atmore, 200 3rd Ave. will celebrate their 21st Anniversary/Homecoming on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 10:15.
Missionary Baptist Drummer's fellowship
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have a Drummer's Appreciation on March 4 at 3 p.m. Choirs and groups are encouraged to participate. Chairperson, Sister Barbara Poole Harris and Pastor Monroe Tucker, Jr. invite you to come and enjoy the fellowship.
Shiloh Free Will revival March 4-7
Shiloh Free Will Baptist Church, Hwy 99 Bratt, Fla., will hold a revival March 4-7.
Featured guest will be Bro. Guy Owens. Times for the revival will be 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Rev. Shuford service slated for March 11
The Pastor and members of Zion Star A.M.E. Zion Church invite everyone to come and worship the Lord with the congregation in the Installation Service for the Rev. Humphrey Shuford on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at 3 p.m. the Rev. Claude Shuford will bring the message.
– Relay for Life –
All proceeds from these events will benefit Relay for Life.
The event will feature games and food.
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.
Call 368-2500 for more information.
For more information or to order an angel call 368-4273.
All proceeds from these events will benefit Relay For Life.
Help support cancer research.
If you would like a community event published please fax it to 368-2124 or email it to

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