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Calendar of Events

By Staff
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.
City pool to hold second registration
Tom Byrne Park pool will hold the second registration session for swimming and tennis June 16 from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the pool.
For more information, call 369-8280.
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.
Pine Barren Baptist Church to host VBS
Pine Barren Baptist Church in Davisville, Fla. will host Vacation Bible School June 16-20 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
For more information, call Cathy Reynolds at 368-0570.
Zion Star A.M.E. VBS begins June 16
Zion Star A.M.E. Zion Church Vacation Bible School cordially invites everyone to join them for Vacation Bible School from June 16-19 from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. On June 20 the children will enjoy a night of pizza and skating. The theme this year will be “Remembering the 10.” There will be a beginner’s class, intermediate class and an adult class. Join the church as they revisit the Ten Commandments.
Coalition to meet June 21 in Brewton
The June Coalition meeting will be held June 21 at 7 a.m. at D.W. McMillan Hospital in the Strandell Conference Room.
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 robinsonvillebc.org.
Church plans 100 Women in White
Dear Church, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! The Pastor, officers and members, Lutheran Women Missionary League Society and members of all the Ladies in your Church to wear white and join us on the fourth Sunday, June 22 at 3 p.m. in celebration of 100 ladies in white.
The church is asking your choir or musical group to render an a and b section.
The church looks forward to praising the Lord in fellowship with you in this celebration of 100 women in white. Emma Thomas will be the speaker.
Ebenezer Lutheran Church is located 109 Harris St. in Atmore.
ECMS to host Visionaries concert
Visionaries Production will present the 2008 Summer Gospel Explosion featuring George Dean &the Gospel Four of Memphis, Tenn. live in concert along with Atmore’s own, The Visionaries, at 3 p.m. on June 22 in the Escambia County Middle School gymnasium. Also performing will be the Knight Family and The Perryman Singers of Mobile.
MC for the event will be the anointed mistress of Gospel, Lady Jarmond.
For ticket information, contact Minister Rodney America at 251-538-6966 or 251-446-8736.
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 mmarshall@escambiak12.net.
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.
Softball tourney slated for June 28
There will be a co-ed softball tournament on June 28 in Bradberry Park. There is a $200 entry fee and participants will hit core 47 softballs.
Contact Ronnie Merchant for more details at 850-327-6597 or 251-331-5728.
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.
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.
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!
Jay Freedom Run slated for July 4
The Jay Celebrate Freedom 5K and 1-mile fun run will be held at 6 p.m. on July 4 at the Jay City park located at 5259 Booker Lane in Jay, Fla.
Entry fee is $15 if registration is received or postmarked by June 30. Late registration is $20 beginning July 1 through race day.
For more information call 850-206-1036 or 850-675-6474.
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 368-2660 or 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.
"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.
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.
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.
JDCC to offer computer classes
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System in cooperation with Jefferson Davis Community College is offering free computer classes, in the following areas; Electronic Communications for Beginners - June 16, 17, 19 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Intermediate Electronic Communications - June 23, 24, 30, July 1 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., and Web Design for Small Business July 12th, 19th , 26th, Aug 2nd from 8:00 - 12:00 a.m. For more information or to register, call the County Extension Office at (251) 867-7760.
Kelley’s Ambulance to offer classes
Kelley’s Ambulance Service will offer the following classes:
You must register at least one week in advance of the class date. There is a minimum number of students to make a class.
All classes are held at Kelley’s Ambulance Service, located at 212 N. Main St. in Atmore.
For more information, call 368-5915.
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