Calendar of Events

Published 8:54 am Tuesday, September 4, 2007

By Staff
Peggy Collins 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, Peggy Collins, author of "Help is not a Four-Letter Word" is the guest speaker. She will speak about how to ask for help without feeling guilty or insufficient. Collins was scheduled for earlier in the month but was unable to attend.
– Staff Reports
Hunter education classes Sept. 8-9
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries will sponsor a hunter education class Sept. 8-9 at Jefferson Davis Community College, Atmore campus. On Sept. 8 the courses will be held from 8 a.m. until noon and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Students will need to make lunch arrangements for Sept. 8. Students that have taken the Internet or CD course need to come on Sept. 9 only from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.
For more information, call 251-626-5474.
– Staff Reports
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.
Smarts Steps training for parents at ECMS
Hope Place Family Resource Center presents Smarts Steps, Interactive-Hands-on Training for Parents at Escambia County Middle School on Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 29 at 11 a.m.
The sessions will be one hour long for six weeks. Lunch is 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.
New Home Church holds revival
New Home Church's Fourth Annual Native American revival will be held from Aug. 31-Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. nightly. The location is 1209 Poarch Rd. in Atmore.
Special guests will be Rev. and Mrs. Cortt Chavis and family.
For more information please contact Rev. Steve Breceda at 368-4326.
Atmore Library kicks off Wee Ones Program
The Atmore Public Library will be starting the Wee Ones Program on Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. Wee Ones follows the school year calendar.
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.
FBC participates in Christian Care
First Baptist Church Atmore will participate in the ministry of the Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry. Receptacles will be placed in the sanctuary for the donations and food items.
Items particularly needed include, canned meats, canned pasta, canned fruit, corn meal, flour and cooking oil.
Ebenezer Lutheran 81st anniversary party
Ebenezer Lutheran Church invites all congregations to come and join them as they celebrate the joyous occasion of their 81st church anniversary and mortgage burning ceremony Sept. 9.
These special services will take place at 3 p.m. and the church is asking all choirs to bless the service with an A &B selection.
The theme will be "In Ages Past, Present, and Future" and the theme scripture is Hebrews 12:1. The church looks forward with great anticipation to all congregations attendance and joining them in this high praise and thanksgiving to our Saviour Jesus Christ the Lord.
Community of Christ hosts homecoming
The Community of Christ Church in Huxford will hold its annual homecoming Sept. 9. Singing will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Betty Dixon, the mission president, will be the guest speaker at our 11 a.m. service.
A basket lunch will be served at noon. Every one is welcome to attend.
ECERA meeting at David's Sept. 13
The regular meeting of the Escambia County Education Retirees Association (formerly called Alabama Retired Teachers Association) will be held Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. at David's Catfish House.
The guest speaker for the occasion will be Mr. Glenn Parker, AEA Member Benefits director. All education retirees on any level, anyone receiving a check from TRS and all people interested in public education are invited to attend the meeting.
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.
GED given at Reid State Sept. 26-27
The GED test at Reid State will be held Sept. 26-27. The four parts (Writing/Essay, Social Studies, Science and Reading) of the GED test will be given.
All applicants must pre-register for the GED test. Registration is Sept. 24-25 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Building #100.
The GED test will be given Sept. 26-27 in Building #100. Applicants need to bring a picture ID and social security card.
The cost for the entire battery is $50, retests are $10 each. Please contact Alice Booker in Bldg. #100 or at 251-578-1313, ext #149 for information and to register for the exam.
Beth Moore's study at First Presbyterian
The Atmore Community is invited to Beth Moore's study, A Woman's Heart, at the First Presbyterian Church beginning Sept. 25-26.
Discover why a holy God chose to dwell in an earthly tabernacle, made by human hands, and what that means to your life today. This updated edition of A Woman's Heart contains all new video and stunning graphics.
The Member Book reflects not only the original study, but all that God has done in Beth's life in the past decade.
Join us for a fascinating in-depth study that is well worth another visit, or fresh for a new generation.
Tuesday morning sessions will meet at 9:30 a.m. and childcare will be provided. An afternoon study will also be held on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. This session will not provide childcare.
We will meet weekly to discuss the assignments and view Beth's video lectures. Cost for the study is $20.
For more information or to register, please call Jan Rice at 368-8091.
Ernest Ward Class of '78 slated Sept. 29
Ernest Ward High School Class of 1978 is planning a meeting open to everyone scheduled Sept. 29 at B&T's BBQ at 11 a.m.
Please RSVP at 368-9936. For more information, call Rita Powell 850-327-6489 or Barbara Hollingsworth at 850-327-6756.
Lassiter and Wall family reunion Oct. 6
The Lassiter and Wall Family reunion will be held at Little River State park at 11 a.m. Oct. 6. Bring lawn chairs.
There will be an admission at the gate. Rates are as follows, 12 and over $1, 11 and under 50 cents.
For more information, call Rita Tullis at 850-255-8729 or Milferd Lassiter at 251-368-6000.
Blood drive slated for Oct. 11 at City Hall
The Atmore Fire Department and the American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive Oct. 11 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. The blood drive will be held in Atmore City Hall in the auditorium.
All donors will receive a free T-shirt and two weeks of free tanning at Club Sun.
Enter to win a two night Mountain Resort stay with golf and food vouchers and a one-month tanning package courtesy of Club Sun.
Please bring photo identification in order to give blood.
For more information, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (448-3543) or visit
Youth Leadership looking for recruits
Youth Leadership Atmore is recruiting class members for 2007-08. Please submit applications to the chamber office as soon as possible. Applications can be found at the Chamber office or in each high school's office. Deadline for applications is Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. in the Chamber office.
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