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Calendar of Events

By Staff
Jones, Maxwell guests for 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's special guest is Bob Jones, CEO of United Bank and Richard Maxwell, owner and president of Maxwell Construction.
Both guests will speak about the Rivercane project and the impact it will have on Atmore and the surrounding area.
They will also talk about new projects and events taking place in the near future.
Those interesting in learning about community happenings should tune in.
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ECMS PTO meeting slated Sept. 24
Escambia County Middle School will be holding a P.T.O. meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 24.
Parents are encouraged to attend and assist in the election of officers.
– Staff Reports
Auxiliary seeking WWII veterans
The American Legion Auxiliary is seeking the names of any area World War II veterans. We wish to honor them with a brunch on Sept. 29 at 10:30 a.m. If you are a veteran of this war or know of someone who is a veteran of that war, please notify us. We have a list, but do not want to leave anyone off. Please call Mary Stanley at 368-5769. May leave voice mail if not available. If you prefer, leave a message on the American Legion phone, which is 446-1403.
'Connections' meeting set for Thursday
The support group "Connections," a prison ministry for family and friends of the long-term incarcerated, will meet Sept. 20 at Hospitality House at 3 p.m.
If unable to attend, but wish to discuss this ministry further call Linda Stallworth at 359-8162 or Mildred Hall at 446-7377.
The Hospitality House is located at 1106 E. Church St. in Atmore.
Greater Mt. Triumph hosts revival
Annual Revival Services of The Greater Mt. Triumph Missionary Baptist Church Sept. 24-28 at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest minister for the week, the Rev. John Henry Williams Jr., with Greater St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Birmingham.
Prayer Log Camp meeting in September
The annual Prayer Log Camp Meeting will be held Sept. 17-21, 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.
Bratt Assembly revival continues
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.
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.
United Fund kicks year off Sept. 20
The United Fund kick off celebration will be held as the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours Sept. 20 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.
Northview needs volunteers for council
Northview High School needs volunteers for its 2007-08 school advisory council. The council meets four times each year after school. NHS administration encourages any interested parents and community members to call the school at 327-6681 ext. 221 before Sept. 21.
Coalition meeting Sept. 22 in Brewton
The Coalition meeting will be held Sept. 22 at 7 a.m. in the education center at D.W. McMillan Hospital. The focus of the meeting will be environmental issues related to the United States and Timberland Landfill.
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.
'Prayer at the Pole' slated for Sept. 26
Join us Sept. 26 at 7 a.m. for 'Praying at The Pole." Gather at your schools pole and unite in the name of the one who died to save you. Pray for your school, family, and friends and come together just as Jesus prayed we would.
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.
Friendly Holiness holds singing
Friendly Holiness church will be holding a singing Sept. 29 featuring Soldiers of The Cross. The church is located at 3266 Atmosphere Road in Poarch. For more information contact the Rev. Ray Ward at 251-368-8923.
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.
Bell-Bailey family reunion Sept. 29
Bell – Bailey Family Reunion will be held Sept. 29 at the Flomaton Community Center from 10 a.m. until.
Relatives and friends are welcome to join in, bringing a covered dish, sharing lunch and fellowship with all, a family tradition that began over 50 years ago by the late Arthur B. Bell and Jewell (Bailey) Bell Family. For more information contact, A.J. "Junior" Bell at 251-296-0197, Russell Bell at 251-368-2600 or Lucy Lowery at 251-955-6175.
Special singing will follow lunch in the afternoon.
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.
Motorcycle ministry meeting Oct. 4
The Motorvators for Christ Motorcycle Ministry will have a meeting Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at David's Catfish in Brewton. The next Motorvators for Christ Motorcycle Ministry fellowship ride will be held Sept. 30 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. All who are interested in riding should meet in downtown Brewton in the parking lot at the boardwalk, behind the Bank of Brewton.
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.
SAIL Center yard sale scheduled for Oct. 6
The Atmore SAIL Center will host a yard sale Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. until noon at 300 E. Ridgely Street, inside the building.
First Presbyterian to host reception
First Presbyterian Church will host a reception for its new minister, Rev. James Thorpe, and his family on Oct. 7 at 3 p.m.
The reception will be held in the church fellowship hall at 208 East Horner Street. The community is invited to come and join in welcoming the Thorpes to Atmore.
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 www.redcrossblood.org.
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.
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.
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.
"Dixie Echoes" in concert Sept. 27
"The Dixie Echoes" of Pensacola, Fla. will be in concert at The New Home Church near Monroeville, on Sept. 27. There will be no charge for admission, but a love offering will be received. The singing will begin at 7 p.m. The Rev. Kenneth Johnson and the Rev. Thomas Smith invites everyone to attend. New Home Church is located just north of U.S. Highway 84 between Repton and Monroeville.
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