Calendar of Events

Published 12:13 pm Monday, October 22, 2007

By Staff
Area schools host parenting activities
October is Statewide Parent Visitation Month in Alabama public schools and the schools in Escambia County will join schools across the state inviting parents and others to join as partners with teachers to strengthen the home-school connection.
Below is a list of the schools in the Atmore area that will be holding parent visitation this week:
For more information, please call your child's school.
– Staff Reports
Bratt Assembly of God homecoming today
Bratt Assembly of God will be having their homecoming today. The Sharps will be singing following the meal.
Everyone is welcome to come. Call 327-4184 for more details.
Calvary Church Homecoming today
Calvary Baptist Church on Jack Springs Road is having its 30th Anniversary Homecoming today. Southern Heritage will be featured along with Lana Langford and Alvin Owens. The Rev. C.L. Langford will be bringing the message. There will only be one service at 10:30 a.m.
Come and enjoy the food and fellowship. We will have a special gift for all those who attend.
Sardis Homecoming scheduled for today
Sardis Baptist Church, established July, 1865 will be celebrating its Homecoming today. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. and worship service will begin at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be former pastor Johnny Fox and music will be presented by Third Generation from Clark County.
A fellowship meal will follow the service.
Mt. Gillead Missionary Day slated for today
Mt. Gillead Missionary Church in Freemanville will celebrate their annual Missionary Day at 3 p.m. on today. Pastor Robert Davis would like to invite everyone to come and worship with a great program.
Mary America, pastor at Second Chance Faith Miracle Baptist Church, will be the speaker on Sunday.
GED test Oct. 24-25 at Reid State
The GED test will be given on Oct. 24-25 at Reid State Technical College. Registration is on Oct. 22-23. All applicants must register in advance.
The cost of the entire battery is $50, retests are $10 each. A valid picture ID and social security card are required. Special accommodations are available for those with proven disabilities.
Please contact Alice Booker in Bldg. No. 100 or at 251-578-1313, ext No.149 for information.
APL board meeting slated Oct. 25
The Atmore Public Library is having a board meeting on Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Jacobs in concert at MCC Oct. 26
Judy Jacobs will be in concert Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at the McCullough Christian Center. Tickets are $5 each and are available at any Gospel Light House Bible Book Store or can be charged by phone at 1-866-M-C-CENTER (1-866-622-3683) or 251-577-6561.
Tickets will be available at the door also. The doors will open at 5 p.m. First come, first served seating in the auditorium.
ACH breakfast forum Oct. 26 at 8 a.m.
The public is cordially invited to participate in a breakfast forum updates on mold, mildew and lead poisoning on Oct. 26 at Atmore Community Hospital from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
Please call 251-446-7021 to make a reservation.
Class of 1967 fun at Williams Station
The Class of 1967 will have a tent at Williams Station Day from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. as a part of their reunion festivities. The class has also planned a reunion party Saturday night at the Atmore Country Club from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m.
Any questions or to the class know you will be attending, please call Pat Eddins at 368-8249 or Marshall Rogers 368-4512 or 294-3425.
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 Powell at 850- 327-6489, Barbara Singleton – Hollingsworth at 850- 327-6756 or B&T Bar BQ at 850 – 327- 6756.
Chamber needs patrons of the arts
Consider this your invitation to be a Patron of the Arts. Patrons commit to spend $100 at Williams Station Day with the artists. Here's how the program works. You give the Chamber of Commerce your check for $100. On the day of the event Oct. 27, the Chamber will give you scrip in the amount of $100 which you will spend with the artists. At the close of the day, the artists bring collected scrip to the Chamber booth where it is exchanged for cash. Patrons are also invited to a fabulous party on Friday evening with great food, drink and entertainment at the home of a local Atmore artist. Call the Chamber at 368-3305.
New Life Fellowship host homecoming
New Life Fellowship Assembly of God in Walnut Hill, Fla. will be having Homecoming Oct 28th. Speaker will be Bobby Carnley, and the Aldridge family will be singing. Everyone is invited to attend.
Mt. Olive Missionary revival slated Oct. 28
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will be holding a revival beginning Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Aubrie Hill Pastor of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Mobile Speaking.
On Oct. 29-31 at 7:30 p.m. the Rev. Dr. Timothy Woods Pastor of Hopewell Baptist Church in Birmingham will be the speaker. Sunday afternoon director of order will be given by Sister Eula McNeil Davis.
Feel free to come Sunday and every night there is a blessing for you.
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.
Faith Pentecostal hosts revival Oct. 29
Faith Pentecostal located at 3964 Jack Springs Rd. exit 54 will be holding Revival from Oct.29th through Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. every night. The Evangelist for the week will be Eva Hines of Mobile; pastor is Darlene McMillan. Everyone is invited to attend this Holy Ghost Revival.
Bible translator at FBC Oct. 30
Wycliffe Bible Translator Andy Peck will be speaking about fascinating and challenging stories about his work in Peru on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church Atmore. Call David or Martha Troyer at 446-7565 for reservations.
ANC hosts trick or treating Oct. 31
The Atmore Nursing Center will participate in trick or treating on Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Trunk or Treat held Oct. 31 in McCullough
Trunk or Treat will be held at McCullough Christian Center Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Everything is free. There will be hot dogs, nachos and cheese, drinks and deserts. There will also be rock climbing, a bouncing house, a lot of games, gospel singing and a lot of candy to get out of car trunks.
There will be drawings for door prizes during the entire event.
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.
Hospital hosts jewelry sale in November
Atmore Community Hospital will host a jewelry sale by Phantasia's Nov. 8-9 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Nov. 10 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mayson Auditorium. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.
The event is sponsored by the Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary.
Christmas Bazzar slated Nov. 10
The Fourth Annual Christmas Bazzar will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Nov. 10 at Guy's Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 55080 Rabun Rd, Bay Minette.
Breakfast items for sale will include sausage biscuits or pancakes with your choice of sausage or bacon.
Lunch items will be hot dogs with chips and a drink or a barbeque sandwich with chips and a drink.
Vendors available, Pampered Chef, Beautiful Control Makeup, Floral arrangements, Baked Goods, Jellies, Preserves, Bird House arrangements and Beaded Items.
Proceeds will go out to the building fund at Guy's Chapel.
For more information call Jennifer at 937-7118 or 604-1438.
NHS Class of 1997 reunion Nov. 17
Northview High School Class of 1997 will hold its 10-year reunion Nov. 17 at Pensacola Beach. Deadline to RSVP by Oct. 19.
Contact Mandy Odom Jackson at 850-256-3239.
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.
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.
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.
Coupons available at Farmers Market
The Alabama Farmers Market Authority is reminding coupon recipients of the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) that the deadline to redeem their voucher is Nov. 15.
The $20 vouchers that were issued through the Area Agency on Aging expire next month and cannot be used after that date.
Coupons can be redeemed at the Atmore Farmers Market next to City Hall Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.
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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