Calendar of Events

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, October 10, 2007

By Staff
True Hills featured on today's '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 guest is Mellanie True Hills, author of "A Woman's Guide to Saving Her Own Life." The book chronicles a real life story of a remarkable woman struck by heart disease and the resultant reality of her human spirit that led to a restoration of her health. Learn from her first-hand experience how you can recognize the signs and symptoms of heartaches.
– Staff Reports
'Bury the Tigers' this afternoon
Escambia County High School's "Bury the Tigers" will be held at 1:45 p.m. today in the auditorium. The National Honor Society and the Student Government Association will put this on. Admission will be $1 and will be open to the public.
– Staff Reports
AFD lifts burn ban, holds pre-fire plans
The Atmore Fire Department is lifting the burn ban. Also, the department is doing pre-fire plans all over the city at local businesses. They are going in each business, getting contact numbers and checking potentially hazardous spots including electrical switches and pull boxes, etc.
Tonight's potluck dinner cancelled
The Atmore Church of God will hold their prayer services at 6:15 p.m. and Bible study at 7 p.m. tonight. The potluck dinner has been cancelled.
Friendship luncheon slated for tomorrow
The McCullough Friendship Luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at David's Catfish.
Hawsey speaks at ACH on tomorrow
On Oct. 11 at 4 p.m. Captain Tim Hawsey will be speaking at the Atmore Community Hospital auditorium. The topic will be Internet safety and will be open to the public.
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 at 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
Free flu shots in Atmore, Brewton
Escambia County residents can receive a free influenza (flu) shot while in the comfort of their automobile. The Escambia County Health Department will be sponsoring two drive-thru flu clinics on Oct. 12. Clinics will be located at Tom Byrne Park in Atmore from 7 a.m. until noon and at the Brewton Stockyard in Brewton from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The special clinics are a collaborative effort between the Escambia County Health Department, the Escambia County Emergency Management Agency and other local organizations.
For more information on the immunization clinic, call 368-9188 or 867 -5765.
ECHS class reunion held this weekend
The ECHS class of 1987 would like to invite all class members to attend a homecoming reunion Oct. 12-14. For more information please contact Angelia McMillan – Knight at (251) 446-7476 or Juanita Woods at (251) 446 – 1448
Mark Trammell Trio in concert Oct. 12
The Mark Trammell Trio will be in concert Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Goodway. There will be no admission, but a love offering will be received. For more information call 251-368-1074.
ECHS Class of 2002 hosts reunion Oct. 12
The ECHS class of 2002 will have its five-year reunion Oct. 12. Reunion events will begin with the ECHS Alumni Tea at 10 a.m., followed by the school-wide Homecoming pep rally. Friday will be Spirit Day, so dress accordingly. The Homecoming parade will begin at 2 p.m. The class of 2002 will have dinner together at Tom Byrne Park from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. and then attend the Homecoming football game, which kicks off at 7 p.m. If you have any questions please contact James Wilson at or Karla Martin at
Trinity hosts 13th annual Maine event
The 13th annual Maine event is coming to Trinity Episcopal Church Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per steamed lobster. Two options are available: dinner in the Parish Hall with all the trimmings or pick up the lobster(s) to take home.
Call Deneen Madaris for information or tickets at 850-327-6569.
Sausage festival scheduled for Oct. 13
The Evergreen Sausage Festival will be held on Oct. 13. The event will be held in downtown Evergreen from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., arts &crafts, clothing, food service, children's activities and live entertainment will be at the event. Contact the Chamber office at (251) 578-1707 for more information.
Annual reunion scheduled for Oct. 13
The annual reunion of Erbie Lee White and Emma Beasley and Maggie Godwin White Mashburn will be Oct. 13 at the Byrneville Community Center on Highway 4 West from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lunch at noon. Paper products furnished. Bring a covered dish.
Friends and Family are invited. For more information contact: Joel White 850-968-9961.
St. Jude's benefit Oct. 17 at Chilly's
Atmore's Poor Man Outdoors will host its inaugural Kids Hunting for a Cure fundraiser to benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital on Oct. 17 at Chilly's off Hwy. 31 in Atmore.
All proceeds made at Chilly's on Oct. 17 will be donated to St. Jude's to take ailing children to go hunting Oct. 26-27 in Fayetteville, Tenn.
"Connections" to meet on Oct. 18
Anyone who has a relative or friend in prison is encouraged to attend the Oct. 18 meeting of "Connections." This newly organized support group will meet at 3 p.m. at the Hospitality House located on the corner of Church Street and Medical Park Drive in Atmore.
Turtle Point Open House slated Oct. 20
The Turtle Point Science Center will hold an open house Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Come meet the creepy crawlies at Turtle Point and have a 'spooktacular' time making Halloween crafts!
Call 251-296-3401 if you have any question.
Robinsonville holding Relay carnival Oct. 20
Robinsonville Baptist Church will hold their Relay for Life Fall Carnival Oct. 20 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
There will be fun activities including, a hayride, bobbing for apples, digging for gold, sucker table and fish pond for children under 3 years old, face painting and spacewalk. All activities are free for children under 12.
Food includes hotdogs or hamburgers, chips and a drink for $4, pickles for $1, cotton candy for $0.50, popcorn for $0.50 and snow cones for $1. The ongoing fundraiser includes candy bars for $1 and in-house quilt squares 4X4 for $5.
On Nov. 17 there will be gumbo/chili dinners.
Sardis homecoming scheduled for Oct. 21
Sardis Baptist Church established July, 1865 will be celebrating its Homecoming on Oct. 21. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. and Worship Service will begin at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be former pastor Johnny Fox, music will be presented by Third Generation from Clark County. A fellowship meal will follow service.
Betty Warren tourney scheduled Oct. 27
We are having the First Annual Betty Warren Invitational Tennis Tournament on Williams Station Day, Oct. 27 starting at 9 am. There will be an A and B Division for both male and female. Play will be in a round robin format. The cost is $15 per player and each player will get a T-shirt. Awards will be made for the winners.
For an entry form please call Lou Vickery at 609-2918.
Ernest Ward reunion meeting on Oct. 27
Ernest Ward Class of 1978 reunion planning meeting will be at 11 a.m. Oct.27 at B&T Bar BQ. All classmates are welcomed, or if you plan on attending please contact Rita Boutwell – Parker at 850- 327-6489, Barbara Singleton – Hollingsworth at 850- 327-6756 or B&T Bar BQ at 850 – 327- 6756.
United Fund Church Sunday Oct. 28
Any church in the area may participate in taking up a special offering that will go to The United Fund. If your church needs a person on the United Fund Committee to come and speak, please let us know. You may contact Ann Glavan, Chad Bartz, Renee Hardy or Cathy McKinley.
Bethel homecoming scheduled for Oct. 28
Bethel United Methodist Church, Hwy. 21, Atmore, homecoming will be Oct. 28 beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Jean Spikes will be the guest speaker.
This is a special homecoming for the congregation. The old sanctuary has been restored and will be dedicated on this day. Dinner will follow the morning service. The Rev. Delsa Mock and members invites friends, relatives and former members to attend.
Coalition against C&S meets weekly
The coalition against C&S Chemicals locating on Woods Road in Atmore holds a meeting every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. at New Order Baptist Church.
PCI requests quotes for annual Pow Wow
PCI's 37th annual Pow Wow is scheduled for Nov. 22-23. They would like to extend to you the opportunity to assist them by providing a quote for the development and printing of the annual program, which will include Tribal history, information and pictures of the Tribal Council and Pow Wow committee, pictures and bios of head staff (master of ceremonies, arena director and host drums), information and photos of princess contest and outgoing senior princess, general Pow Wow information, schedule of events and ads (full page, half page, and quarter page).
All information, ads, photos, etc. will be forwarded for development by Oct. 12. We would like to have a proof ready for review by Oct. 19.
Delivery of finished product no later than Nov. 9.
If you would like a community event published in the Advance please fax it to 368-2124 or email it to

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