Calendar of Events
Published 2:09 pm Tuesday, November 20, 2007
ECHS students offer peers help in courses
Escambia County High School students who have not passed the graduation exam will take the test again in December.
Those students have the opportunity for tutoring at the high school Monday through Thursday, both during and after school.
Students can receive assistance in science, math, social studies, English and reading.
Student tutors are working the program and students who need assistance will receive individualized assistance. The priority of the program is to help those who need to pass the graduation exam, although students who are having difficulties in their courses may also be tutored. Several teachers on staff at ECHS are familiar with the requirements of what the students need to pass the graduation exam and are helping with the program.
For more information, call the school at 368-9181.
– Staff Reports
Hunter Appreciation Day slated Nov. 24
The 12th Annual Hunter Appreciation Day will be held Nov. 24 in downtown historic Pine Apple. Arts and crafts festival- 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., antique car parade at noon, big buck contest, dawn to dusk (final scoring at 6:45 p.m.), live entertainment and a Friday night BBQ supper. All residents, families, hunters and friends are welcome.
ECHS continues fruit sale for holidays
Escambia County High School has started its annual Florida Fresh Fruit sale fundraiser. Fresh navels, tangelos, juice oranges, grapefruits and red delicious apples will be delivered just in time for the Christmas Holidays. To place your order, please call the high school at 368-9181. "Great Fruit For A Great Cause!"
Zion Star A.M.E. Church appreciation
Zion Star A.M.E Church cordially invites you to come and worship the Lord with them, as they celebrate Pastor the Rev. Humphrey Shuford and First Lady Sister Linda Shuford's first year appreciation at 3 p.m. Nov. 25.
White honored Nov. 30 in Brewton
The public is cordially invited to attend a retirement reception to honor F.P. "Skippy" White for his 24 years of service in the State of Alabama House of Representatives.
The event will be held Nov. 30 from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Escambia County Courthouse in the main courtroom.
Deadline nearing for Toys for Tots
The Concerned Citizens of Atmore's annual Toys for Tots with the U.S. Marine Corps distribution will be held Dec. 21. All needed families must register before Dec. 8. Must be ages 0-14 for qualification. Donations are welcome.
Contact 368-6023, 368-5350 or 368-2256.
Legion Auxiliary schedules meetings
American Legion Auxiliary meeting is held the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion building.
If anyone is interested in membership, please call 446-1403.
Historical Society selling ornaments
The Atmore Historical Society's Centennial ornaments are for sale. Please contact Hattie Maxwell at 368-4608.
Junior Auxiliary group meetings scheduled
The monthly meeting of the American Legion JUNIOR Auxiliary is held on the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Second Floor Activity Room of the American Legion. Any eligible girl under 18 years of age is welcome.
Parents may contact Mary Stanley at 368-5769 to check eligibility or come to the meeting as scheduled.
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.
Atmore Church of God starting clubs
The Atmore Church of God is starting a Boys Club and a Girls Club. Ages will range from 5 years through 16 years of age. They are inviting all boys and girls to join the club and enjoy the activities. If you are interested and need further information contact Pastor Glenn Bryars on Wednesday evening or Sunday morning or evening at the Atmore Church of God located at 90 Jack Springs Road in Atmore.
Legion dances held Saturday nights
American Legion dance is held every Saturday night from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. unless there is a fifth Saturday in the month. Donation of $5 taken at the door.
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