Calendar of Events

Published 3:03 am Monday, April 28, 2008

By Staff
Annie Jones church homecoming today
Annie Jones Memorial United Methodist Church in Walnut Hill, Fla. will hold Homecoming services at 11 a.m. April 27. The Rev. Jean Spikes will be the speaker. Dinner will follow the service. Everyone is invited to attend.
Sullivan speaks at Little Rock church
Little Rock Holiness Church will have Homecoming services, April 27. Bro. Glenn Sullivan will bring the Sunday morning message. Covered dish lunch will be at noon. The Harmonaires will sing from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
For more information call 368-3887. The Church is located at 9310 Robinsonville Road near Sardine Bridge.
Harris Street AOH homecoming today
Harris Street AOH Church will hold a Homecoming Celebration Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 4 p.m. Dinner will be served after the service.
Mt. Shiloh to celebrate anniversary
Mt Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Nokomis community, invites everyone to come out and fellowship with them during Church Anniversary celebration on April 27 at 3 p.m. Ads for a souvenir book are also being sold. Prices are: whole page $75; 1/2 page $50, 1/4 page $25, 1/8 page $15 and patron (name listing) $5. Contact Jessie Fisher at 446-3041 or Shirley Brown at 368-3939 by April 20 to place your ad. Everyone is welcome.
If you have any questions, concerning this announcement, contact Shirley Brown at 580-8678.
Hospital Auxiliary to host jewelry sale
The Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary will have a jewelry sale by Phantasia’s May 1-2 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and May 3 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Mayson Auditorium. Jewelry is $5.
Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.
Nokomis F.D. to host fundraiser on May 3
Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a Boston Butt Roast Fundraiser Sale on May 3. Tickets are being sold in advance or you can place an order by calling Wayne Hubbard at 368-5800, Jessie Fisher at 446-3041 or Thelma Albert at 368-8885. All orders will need to be picked up by 2 p.m. on May 3 at the fire station located at 163 James Road. The cost is $25.
For more information, call Shirley Brown at 580-8678.
Annual Mayfest scheduled for May 3
Atmore’s Mayfest will be held May 3 at Tom Byrne Park. There will be a variety of events for everyone at Mayfest.
For more information, contact the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce at 368-3305.
Reading workshop May 3 in Century
Learn to Read of Northwest Florida, Inc., a non-profit adult literacy organization in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties is conducting a workshop to train volunteer tutors to reach adults to read and write.
The workshop will be held on Saturday, May 3 from 9 am until 5 pm at Century Hospital Medical Center, 7600 Mayo Street, Century (corner of Mayo and Church Streets).
To reserve your place or for more information, contact Edna Earle Barnes at 256-0880 or 698-0300, Lise Rust at 432-4347 or e-mail More information about Learn to Read is available on the organization’s web site,
Robinsonville church celebrates 106 years
Robinsonville Baptist Church will host a homecoming, celebrating 106 years of ministry in the Atmore area, on May 4 at 10:30 a.m.
The Rev. Wilmer Baker will be speaking. Covered dish lunch will follow the service.
Semirah Spring FWBC homecoming
Semirah Springs Free Will Baptist Church in Uriah will hold Homecoming services May 4, 2008 at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome! For more information call Pastor Ronald G. Hall at 251-577-6102.
First Assembly will host women’s fair
Make plans now to attend the Women’s Health &Wellness Fair at Atmore First Assembly, May 10 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The morning will include free blood sugar and cholesterol testing for participants that fast. Food will be provided after the test. Also there will be free blood pressure evaluation, free nutritional assessment and immunization screening. While testing is being done, ladies can hear about healthy eating and can receive a fitness assessment.
Besides the health screening, the day will include a free lunch and a chance to hear three general sessions followed by six concurrent sessions that covers all age groups. Ladies, you might want to hear about health issues or you might want to choose topics to help your children or grandchildren.
There are four ways to register. Preregister at the church office 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday through Friday; e-mail:; Web site:; or you may register the day of the event. For more information, call Sharon Kessler, 850-327-4839 or Ruth Harrell, 251-296-5101.
Hospital Auxiliary offers scholarships
The Hospital Auxiliary is offering two scholarships this year. The scholarships are offered to anyone interested in working in any medical field. Those interested can be just finishing high school, already working in a medical field and wanting to further their education or just planning on going to school. Applications are available in all area high school counseling offices and the gift shop at Atmore Community Hospital. Applications need to be turned in to the gift shop at the hospital by May 9.
McCullough VFD to host annual meeting
McCullough Volunteer Fire Department will holds its annual meeting May 10 for the election of officers.
Lunch will be served at noon prior to the meeting.
Trinity Episcopal hosts fun day
Trinity Episcopal Church will be holding a fun-filled day of events, including an antique appraisal, silent auction and a boxed lunch sale on May 10 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit Trinity's extensive Outreach Program. The big day is being conducted with a lot of help from First National Bank and Trust and also Masland Carpets, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Endowment Committee and Swift's Supply.
Historical Society to meet May 19
The next meeting of the Atmore Historical Society is May 19 at 6 p.m. in the Peavy-Webb Building in Heritage Park. President Byard Swift invites everyone to attend. Program to be announced.
ECHS class of ‘98 to host reunion
Escambia County High School Class of 1998 will hold a reunion meeting at Weatherford’s Steak House (formally known as Best Western Restaurant) on June 1 at 5 p.m. There will be a charge of $40 per person and this will include dinner and building fee, deadline will be May 19th. All interested parties contact class president at 251-253-5858 or class member, Theresa Smith at 704-524-3295.
Cheer &Dance Power registration
Atmore All-Star Cheer and Dance Power registration is being held for boys and girls ages 3 and up for all star cheer classes, lyrical ballet and hip hop dance class. An adult dance class is also available. Registration will be held every Monday and Wednesday of the month of April, May and ending June 4th at 114 W. Ridgeley Street across from County Charms from 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. The cost of registration is $25. Spaces are limited. New classes begin May 12th. For additional information, please contact LaShonda Marshall at 251-446-7827 of 251-223-7879.
Wawbeek VFD monthly yard sale
Wawbeek Volunteer Fire Department’s monthly yard sale will be held the first Saturday of each month 8 a.m. until. Money goes to purchase Jaws of Life. Reasonable donations accepted. Watch for signs.
Temple Christian holding registration
Temple Christian Academy is now accepting enrollment in 4-year-old Kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2008-09 school year.
Enrollment for each class will remain open until that class fills; however, registration for each class will be on a first come, first serve basis. Students enrolling for 4-year-old Kindergarten through first grade must be appropriate age to enter that grade by Sept. 1 to be admitted to that class.
If you have a child you are interested enrolling at Temple Christian Academy, you may contact the school at 368-8282, or you may drop by the school, which is located at 1707 S. Main St., across from David’s Catfish House in the building adjacent to the Atmore Baptist Temple.
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