Calendar of Events

Published 8:07 am Wednesday, August 22, 2007

By Staff
Ann Glavan today's guest on 'Girl Talk'
Every Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. WNSI 105.9 FM in Atmore has "Girl Talk" hosted by Atmore resident Susan Smith.
Today, Ann Glavan, president of United Fund, and Chad Bartz, chairman of the United Fund 2008 kickoff will be the guest speakers.
"We will be talking about the upcoming event that will take place Thursday, Sept. 13 in Heritage Park," Smith said.
– Staff Reports
Prayer vigil scheduled for Aug. 25 at 6 p.m.
A prayer vigil will be held Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. to "take a stand against C&S Chemicals, Inc." The event will be on Woods Road, across the street from the facility site clearing. Please bring a lighted candle and join those protesting "in prayer to Father God for His divine intervention on our behalf."
Also, those protesting the chemical plant held a meeting Aug. 19 and will hold another meeting Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. at 108 Ridgely Street at New Art Gallery Studio.
– Staff Reports
Church convention slated Aug. 22-26
Faith Pentecostal Church, Inc. will hold its Annual Church Convention from Aug. 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. nightly, climaxing on Aug. 26 at noon.
Smarts Steps training for parents at ECMS
Hope Place Family Resource Center presents Smarts Steps, Interactive-Hands-on Training for Parents at the Escambia County Middle School, Wednesdays, starting Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. One hour sessions for six weeks. Lunch will be provided for participants.
For additional information call 368-9105 or 251-867-4686.
American Legion selling Boston butts
The American Legion will be selling a variety of items for Labor Day on Aug. 31 beginning at 10 a.m.
Whole Boston butts will be sold for $25, barbeque plates will be sold for $6 and barbeque pork sandwiches and chips will be sold for $3. Those with tickets can come to the event from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. and walk-ins are welcome after 11:45 a.m. as supplies last.
Ticket deadline will be Aug. 27.
See any member of the American Legion or the American Legion Auxiliary or call and leave a message at 446-1403.
NHS holds mini-cheer clinic Aug. 24
Northview High School varsity cheerleaders will hold their annual mini-cheerleader clinic in the gym on Aug. 24 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Ages 3-12 are welcome to attend. The price is $20 per child or $30 for siblings. Participants will receive a goody bag, a t-shirt and free entrance to the Aug. 31 game that starts at 7 p.m. where they will be performing at half time. For more information, please call Anna Barry at 327-6681.
Cooper, Bryan benefit Aug. 24
There will be a medical benefit fish fry for Marion Cooper and Ronald Bryan sponsored by the Walnut Hill Ruritan at the Walnut Hill Community Club on Hwy. 97 just west of Ernest Ward Middle School Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Donations will be $6 per plate. Will deliver orders of 10 or more.
ACH presents seminar Aug. 22
Atmore Community Hospital GoldenCare will present a seminar on the risks of stroke Aug. 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Mayson Auditorium.
Registered Nurse and Stroke Coordinator Tammie Stefanko will provide education on stroke risk factors, signs and symptoms and prevention. According to the Centers for Disease Control, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Controlling and preventing high blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol as well as not smoking and maintaining a healthy weight are all active, preventive measures that men and women can take in reducing the risk of stroke.
Free stroke risk assessments will be provided. For seminar reservations, please call (251) 368-6397.
First Assembly CPR classes Aug. 24
The CPR classes at Atmore First Assembly have been rescheduled to Aug. 24 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. and Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. until 1. p.m.
The following information is the same:
Each class is a stand alone session and only one session is required. The class is ideal for mothers of young children, family members caring for chronically ill people in the home and others who might need to update their certification. There are a limited number of spaces for each session. If interested, please call Mary Stanley (368-5769) or Ruth Harrell (251-296-5101 or 251-513-0482).
Baggetts' Chapel holds car wash
Baggetts' Chapel United Methodist Youth will hold a car wash Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church on Conecuh County Road 15, south of Belleville. Donations will be accepted. The proceeds from the carwash will go to help underwrite the cost of a county-wide youth worship rally in Evergreen featuring Big Daddy Weave at Evergreen Baptist Church Oct. 13.
For more information, contact Greg Baggett at 251-248-2046.
2nd Mt. Triumph hosts homecoming
The 2nd Mt. Triumph Baptist Church will host a homecoming and revival beginning Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Freddy Banks.
The evangelist for the week of Aug. 27-31 is the Rev. Nathaniel Dortch of St. James Baptist Church in Mobile. The night services begin at 7:30.
Legion hosts line dancing classes
Beginner country line dance classes start Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall at the intersection of Main and Church streets. The advance class is from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. For more information, call 368-8843 or 368-5769.
Bratt Assembly hosts revival Sept. 16-23
Bratt Assembly of God Church will have Revival September 16-23. It will start at 7 p.m. on the weekdays and at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Evangelist Lowell Haynes will be the guest speaker.
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