Calendar of Events

Published 9:17 am Monday, September 10, 2007

By Staff
Young Life third annual Crud Fest
Atmore area Young Life is kicking the year off with a great, big mess!
Come Monday for the third annual Crud Fest. Young Life will meet at the tee-ball fields across from Heritage Park at 7:33 p.m. Come prepared for fun, friends and one huge night full of muck and yuck! Anyone in high school is welcome to come, so put on some old clothes and bring all of your friends to Crud Fest!
If you have any questions, please contact Atmore area Young Life director Chad Green at 446-1188.
– Staff Reports
2008 United Fund kick off Thursday
The United Fund kick off celebration will be held during the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours Sept. 13 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Atmore Heritage Park.
Community members are welcome to bring a lawn chair and join for fun.
The event will include hotdogs, Pepsi, snow cones, door prizes, popcorn and activities and entertainment for children.
– Staff Reports
Atmore Library kicks off Wee Ones Program
The Atmore Public Library will host the Wee Ones Program on every Thursday at 10 a.m. Wee Ones follows the school year calendar.
Hunter education class 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.
Students must be at least 10 years old to receive credit.
Anyone born on or after Aug. 1, 1977 must pass a certified hunter education course before they can purchase a hunting license in Alabama. The course is nationally accredited and free to the public. No pre-registration is required. Students will need their social security number. Everything else will be provided.
Students must attend both days to receive credit. Students who have taken the Internet or CD course must only attend Sept. 9. They must bring the printed report to the field day. You can access this course by logging on to CDs are available at the county extension office or by contacting the district 5 W&FF Headquarters at 251-626-5474.
For more information, call 251-626-5474.
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.
RPES PTO/literacy night slated Sept. 10
There will be a PTO/literacy night held Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Rachel Patterson Elementary School, 1102 West Craig Street. Parents are highly encouraged to attend the event.
There will be grade-level breakout sessions with teachers. A light meal will be served. Child care is provided and door prizes will be given away.
Citizens Action Coalition to meet
Citizens Action Coalition invites the public to attend the meeting of the New Order Baptist Church on Woods Road to stand together to keep C&S Chemicals out of Freemanville and surrounding areas.
The meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Sept. 11.
County Library board meeting Sept. 11
The Escambia County Library System Board will meet Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Flomaton Public Library.
The meeting is open to the public.
United Fund kicks year off
The United Fund kick off celebration will be held as the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours Sept. 13 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Atmore Heritage Park.
Community members are welcome to bring a lawn chair and join for fun.
The event will include hotdogs, Pepsi, snow cones, door prizes, popcorn and activities and entertainment for children.
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.
Atmore Church of God homecoming Sept. 16
The Atmore Church of God will have homecoming Sept. 16. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. and church service at 11 a.m. There will also be a lunch served at noon.
The afternoon special guest will be the singing group Southern Heritage Trio. They have recorded songs including, " Bound for the Land of Canaan," "Angels Are Waiting" and "The Answer is Prayer."
The event is open to the public.
Bratt Assembly hosts revival Sept. 16-23
Bratt Assembly of God Church will have Revival Sept. 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.
Prayer Log Camp meeting in September
The annual Prayer Log Camp Meeting will be held Sep. 17-21, 2007 Monday through Friday, with services beginning at 7 p.m. Preaching Monday night will be with the Rev. Buddy Williams and "New Direction" will sing, Tuesday night the Rev. Wayne McMillan will preach and "Grateful Heart" will sing, Wednesday the Rev. Randy Davis will preach and "The Davis Family" will sing, Thursday the Rev. Gregg Wood will preach and "Southern Gospel" will sing and on Friday the Rev. James Moore will preach and 'The Hooks and Browning Band" will sing.
The camp is located three miles west of Peterman on Ridge Road, near Cobb Fir Towers. Signs will be posted from highway 21 north of Monroeville. The Rev. Kenneth Johnson invites everyone to attend.
Dr. Mashburn will speak at Trinity
Dr. Ted Mashburn, distinguished professor at the University of Mobile, will be speaking Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 203 S. Carney Street. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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.
Concerned Citizens meet Saturdays
The Concerned Citizens of Atmore Civil Club meet every third Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at 313 N. Main St., which is the Unity House. The public is invited.
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
Covenant Hospice seeking volunteers
Covenant Hospice is seeking compassionate volunteers who are interested in making a difference in the lives of patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses.
A volunteer training workshop will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Sept. 17 at the Covenant Hospice office in Brewton located at 1023 Douglas Ave., Suite 204.
The workshop is free and lunch will be provided.
To register call Jodie Williams at 251-867-6993. Please bring a valid drivers license and proof of insurance with you.
Friday night dances at VFW open to public
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, safe fun, the VFW Post located at 206 W. Ashley Street is the place to be on Friday nights from 7:30 p.m. until 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.
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