Calendar of Events

Published 7:04 am Monday, June 9, 2008

By Staff
Walnut Hill Church VBS continues
Walnut Hill Mennonite Church will host Vacation Bible School for children 5 years old up to 10th grade on June 2-13 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
If you would like to attend and need transportation, or for more information, call Eric Koehn at 327-6180, Brian Decker at 327-9596 or Kerry Boeckner at 327-4708.
Hendersons will perform today
The Hendersons will be in concert on Sunday June 8 at Bratt Assembly of God Church. The group will take stage at 11 a.m. and lunch will follow.
The church is located 5154 Hwy 4 in Bratt, Fla.
Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information please call 850-327-6298.
Mt. Olive to host Mission Day
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will host a Mission Day Program June 8 at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited. Choirs are asked to render an A/B section.
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church is located at 248 Pouncey Road in Atmore. Chairperson is Barbara Poole Harris and the Reverend is Monroe Tucker Jr., pastor. Mistress of ceremony will be Thelma Grant of Gaines Chapel AME.
For more information, call 368-1277 ext. 101.
Sardis VBS slated begins tomorrow
Sardis Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 9-13 from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for Pre-K children through sixth grade. Adults will have Bible study on Wednesday evenings through the month of June. The youth will have Bible study on June 6.
Gaines Chapel hosts VBS June 9-13
Gaines Chapel AME Church would like to extend an invitation to you to attend their annual Vacation Bible School. Gaines Chapel will be a tropical island where the Champions for Jesus will be in attendance.
Place: 122 Carver Ave. Atmore, AL
Date: June 9- 13
Time: 8 a.m. until noon
Breakfast, snack and lunch will be served each day.
Bonner staffer to visit city June 10
A staff member from the office of U.S. Representative Jo Bonner (R-AL) will be making two stops in Escambia County on June 10. The purpose of these visits is to meet with any constituents who may be experiencing difficulties with the federal government and who are seeking the congressman’s assistance in resolving these problems. The representative will be available at Atmore City Hall between 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and at Brewton City Hall between 11 a.m. and noon.
For more information on this visit, please contact Bryan Parker, Bonner’s District Representative, at 251-943-2073 or 800-288-8721.
Benefit yard sale to be held June 13
There will be a benefit yard sale and hot dog lunch for Stephanie McMillan at the Atmore Nursing Center on June 14 from 6 a.m. until. Rain or shine! Donations will be accepted June 13. See the activities department for more details.
All proceeds will go to McMillan to assist with medical expenses.
Beulah Camp to host Master’s Men
The Master’s Men will be in concert at Beulah Camp Ground June 14 at 7 p.m. The camp meeting will run from June 12-22 with services at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily.
Everyone is invited to attend.
Beulah Camp is interdenominational and is located one mile south of Hwy. 84 between Repton and Excel.
First Presbyterian VBS begins June 16
The First Presbyterian Church will hold VBS June 16-20 from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Children ages 2 through sixth grade are invited to attend.
FPC’s theme for this year’s event is “Faith Expedition Vacation Bible School.” “Faith Expedition VBS” is about following Chris and Kelly, two young explorers, through thrilling adventures on their way to discover God’s treasure.
FPC is located at 208 E. Horner St. in Atmore.
For more information and to register for FPC’s VBS, call 368-5453.
Robinsonville VBS slated for June 16-20
Robinsonville Baptist Church Vacation Bible School 2008 will be held June 16-20 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The theme this year is Outrigger Island. Pre-register online at
BOE committee to meet June 25
The Escambia County Board of Education’s Federal Programs Advisory Committee will meet June 25 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Atmore Central Office, located at 501 S. Pensacola Ave.
For more information, call Magaline Marshall at 368-0305 or
Class of ‘98 to meet June 29 at Chen’s
The Escambia County High School Class of 1998 will have a meeting on June 29 at Chen’s Buffet at 5 p.m.
All class members are invited.
Grand School reunion June 26-29
The J.F. Shields/MCTS Grand School Reunion will be June 26-29 in Beatrice. Thursday night will be hospitality night in the school band room beginning at 7 p.m.
For further info please contact the president at 251-957-4864 or 251-789-2424.
Muscogee Boys to perform June 28
Bay Springs Full Gospel Church will hold a singing June 28 at 6 p.m. featuring the Muscogee Boys and local talent. Also, there will be a benefit for Bro. Joe Welch held that same night. Everyone is welcome.
For additional information, call 327-4349.
Join "Catch the Reading Bug!" this summer at the Atmore Public Library and discover the amazing world of insects!
The 2008 Summer Reading program will be held every Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m beginning June 6 and ending July 11. Children ages 5-12 are welcome to attend. To open our Summer Reading Program we will be having a Wild West Show! Please make plans to attend!
Below is a list of events:
For more information call 368-5234.
First Presbyterian hosts Bible Study
The Atmore community is invited to the study, “Vertically Inclined: Climbing Higher with God” by author, Mary Kassian. This exciting, seven-session, video-based study is especially designed to show Christian women how, by tethering themselves more securely to Him, they can climb to greater spiritual heights.
Along the way, participants will be challenged to: develop an increased loyalty to Christ and His work; to examine their values and renew their determination; to take steps to increase their love for Christ, and to enjoy Him more.
The study begins June 25 and will run for seven weeks, meeting each Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church on Horner Street. Childcare will be provided and the cost of the study book is $15.
For more information or to register please call Jan Rice at 368-8091. You will gain a different perspective—with this exhilarating, video-enhanced study and experience the thrill of following Christ to new places! Please plan to join us!
Class of ‘58 to hold reunion July 5
Escambia County Training School Class of 1958 will host a reunion on July 5 at Weatherford’s Steak House (formally known as Best Western Restaurant). There will be a fee of $55 per person or $100 per couple. Deadline to pay is June 1. All interested parties call 251-368-2660 or 251-368-3501.
Fiddler’s Convention to be held July 19
The 29th Atmore Rotary Fiddler’s Convention will be held on July 19. The Rotary Club is looking for a few judges for the event. If you or someone else you know is interested, call Keith Castleberry at 368-2106.
Trinity VBS slated for July 21-25
Trinity Episcopal Church’s Vacation Bible School will be held July 21-25 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
For more information call Sandra Mayer at 368-5933.
"Miracles" will be the theme of this year's Vacation Bible School at Trinity Episcopal Church in Atmore. This year's session will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. July 21 through July 25. On Friday the 25, there will be a Family Night celebration.
For more information call the Rev. Sandra Mayer at 368-5933. All children are welcome.
Greenlawn serves as loan closet
The American Cancer Society Community Loan Closet, located at Greenlawn Home Health Care (810 East Craig Street), has supplies for cancer patients including, hats, wigs, breast prostheses, bras, blankets, port pillows and turbins. Please stop by and benefit from this free source.
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.
McCullough Friendship Club
The McCullough Friendship Club will have a luncheon at David’s Catfish in Atmore on Thursday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m.
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