Calendar of Events

Published 5:59 am Thursday, July 19, 2007

By Staff
Manning guest on today's 'Girl Talk'
Every Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. WNSI 105.9 FM in Atmore features "Girl Talk" hosted by Atmore resident Susan Smith.
Each Wednesday a national, state or local guest of interest will be on the show.
Today Jamie Manning, regional coordinator for All Kids, will be discussing the health insurance program on the show.
"This is an opportunity for parents to find out about insurance for school age children," Smith said.
– Adrienne McKenzie
NHS cheerleaders to hold camp July 21
The Northview High School varsity cheerleaders are sponsoring an event for individuals aspiring to become a cheerleader in future years.
The event on July 21 from 9 a.m. until noon will be for ages 5-14 and the cost is $15 per person. The group will meet in the NHS gym.
Those in attendance will learn different stunts, proper techniques and ways to keep them safe but also will "WOW" the crowd.
– Staff Reports
First Baptist Church barbeque tonight
The First Baptist Church of Atmore will hold a church-wide cookout tonight at 6 p.m. in the courtyard.
Please bring a covered dish to share. The famous "Walt Butler B-B-Q" will be provided. Cost: $2 per adult and $1 per child (under 12). Sign up in the church office if you plan to attend.
County meeting slated for July 19
The Escambia County Community Punishment &Corrections Authority will conduct a meeting July 19 at 9 a.m. in the County Commission Chambers of the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton.
Friendship Club meeting July 19
McCullough Friendship Club will hold its luncheon July 19 at 11 a.m. at David's Catfish House.
NWE football registration July 21
Registration for NWE football begins July 21 and will continue July 28 at the Ernest Ward Middle School football field. Registration will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
NWE is also in need of a cheerleading coordinator. For more information about the open position or registration call Bodie Tullis at 327-6788 or David Bell at 256-5266.
Green-Greene-Hawkins reunion slated July 21
The Green-Greene-Hawkins Reunion will be July 21 at 10 a.m. at Sherling Lake Park and RV Camping, Pavilion 4, in Greenville.
For more information contact Joyce Bodiker at 327-4280.
Braddock Family benefit July 21
There will be a benefit horse show for the Braddock Family at Ted May Arena, Hwy 4 in Jay, Fla. July 21. Exhibitions start at 1 p.m.
4D Open Barrel Race- $250 added money; 4D Pole Bending; other fun classes scheduled- $5 per rider and exhibitions are $3.
Open barrels, $35; open poles, $20; youth (9-16), $25; youth poles, $15; pee-wee (8- under), $15; and pee-wee poles, $10
There will also be prize walks, a silent auction and concessions available.
Accepting donations for the silent auction and prize walk. Contact Sandy Wells or Ken Prescott to pick up donation. An account has been set up for the family at United Bank. Acct# 0153088001.
Mineola Baptist Homecoming July 22
Homecoming will be held at Mineola Baptist Church July 22 with worship service beginning at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Alben Gaston, Associate Pastor of Woodbridge Baptist Church in Mobile. Dinner on the grounds will be followed by a singing performance by Jimmy and Debbie Roberts and the Glory Road Quartet. Pastor, Marlon Brown, invites everyone to attend.
Revival will be held at Mineola Baptist Church July 23-27 with services beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Alben Gaston, Associate Pastor of Woodbridge Baptist Church in Mobile.
Reid State Nursing applications due July 23
Fall Semester application deadline for Practical Nursing at Reid State Technical College is July 23. Fall semester applicants for the Practical Nursing program are required to have application packets complete and in student services by July 23. A complete packet includes a nursing application, a Reid State admission application, transcripts of prior high school and college coursework, and admission test scores.
For additional information contact Theresa Ryland at 251 578-1313 ext. 148 or Dr. Shirley Brackin, Health Care Department Chair, at 251-578-1313 ext. 124.
Commission meeting scheduled for July 23
The Escambia County Commission will conduct an adjourned regular session July 23 at 9 a.m. in the County Commission Chambers, room 201, at the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton. The Administrative Workshop will be held July 19 at 9 a.m.
ACH Goldencare to hold seminar July 25
Atmore Community Hospital GoldenCare will present a seminar on robotic surgery, July 25, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Mayson Auditorium.
Robotic surgery is redefining the way doctors provide treatment in the operating room. Baptist Health Care is now utilizing the da Vinci S HD Surgical System to provide patients with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy. This state-of-the-art technology enables surgeons to perform some of the most complex and delicate procedures through thimble-sized incisions with unmatched precision. Patient benefits of robotic surgery include, less pain, less blood loss, less scarring, a shorter recovery time and a faster return to normal daily activities.
For seminar reservations, please call (251) 368-6397.
Back to School Bash scheduled for July 26
The Atmore Public Library is hosting a Back To School Bash starring Rick Rakestraw and his critters. The program will begin at 10 a.m. on July 26, and is sponsored by Friends of the Library.
"Connections" meeting July 26
"Connections," a newly organized ministry for families of prisoners, will meet July 26 at the Hospitality House in Atmore. Anyone, especially older adults, who are going through long term separation from a loved one, may attend the 3 p.m. meeting or call Mildred Hall for more information at 446-7377.
Hospitality House is located at 1106 E. Church Street.
New Home Church concert July 27
"The Proclaimers Quartet" of Columbus, Ga., will be in concert at the New Home Church near Monroeville July 27. Barbeque pork and chicken plates will be served beginning at 5 p.m. at $6, which includes two vegetables and dessert. Carry-outs will be available. The singing will begin at 7 p.m. and Revs. Kenneth Johnson and Thomas Smith invite everyone to attend.
New Home Church is located just north of U.S. Highway 84 East, between Repton and Monroeville.
Gospel singing July 27 at Martinville Baptist
There will be an evening of bluegrass gospel music at 7 p.m. on July 27 at Martinville Baptist Church.
Pastor Sonny Willingham and the congregation invite everyone to worship with Caleb Dennis and friends.
From Atmore, take Hwy. 21 North, go right on Martinville Loop or Martinville Circle and the church is on the right.
For more information call Evie Baggett at 251-368-4505 or Arelene Mack at 251-368-8638.
Co-ed softball tourney benefit July 28
There will be a benefit co-ed softball tournament held July 28 at Bradberry Park. There will be eight teams with a $200 entry fee per team. Bring your own Core 47 balls. Proceeds will benefit the family of Tony Merchant. For more information call Tim at 850-336-2187 or Ronnie at 251-331-5728.
Antioch Baptist food service ends Aug. 3
Antioch Baptist Church in Freemanville will be holding a summer food service program from June 6 through Aug. 3.
Meal times will be from 11:15 a.m until 11:30 a.m. Activities include, volleyball, basketball, checkers and other games from 10 a.m. until noon.
For more information contact Mrs. Jerridine Perryman at 368-1372 or 944-7250.
Council on Aging selling donuts
The Council on Aging will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts for $5 per dozen. Anyone interested in supporting this event should call 368-1032 ext. 102 or 140. Orders will be accepted until Aug. 9.
Summer art classes offered at new gallery
Summer art classes will be held starting in June from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday at the new art gallery/studio, 106 W. Ridgeley St.
For more information call Vikki Day Faessel at 368-2150 or 294-1237.
Annual Watermelon Jubilee Aug. 11-12
The annual Watermelon Jubilee will be held Aug. 11-12. Lots of fun for all ages. Come and enjoy juicy watermelon, art &crafts, local talent and our new and improved children's area. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children. For more information call JoAnn Matthews or Diane Burkett at 334-382-0550.
VFW hosts Friday night dances
Friday Night Dances at the VFW are open to the general public for a donation of $5 per participant. Country and soft rock music for dancing is provided by the VFW's FREEDOM BAND. If you like good, clean and safe fun, the VFW Post located at 206 West Ashley Street is the place to be on Friday nights from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. "Pot luck" finger food and suppers are scheduled occasionally in conjunction with the dances to add to the merriment.
Remember the VFW Post in Atmore is the place to be on Friday nights.
Leadership Atmore looking for recruits
The Leadership Atmore Steering Committee is asking all Leadership Atmore Alumni for their help in recruiting class members for 2007-2008. Please submit names to the chamber office as soon as possible.
Accepting apps for Head Start, Pre-K
Anyone looking for Comprehensive Child Development Services for children ages 3 to 5 years old can find it at Freemanville Head Start and Freemanville Pre-K. Head Start and Pre-K are now accepting applications for 2007-08. For more information contact: Community Action Agency at 251-626-2649.
Be sure to bring the following when making an application, proof of income, birth certificate, social security cards of household members, proof of insurance, current immunization record, current physical. We also accept children with disabilities.
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