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Feb. 26

The Greenville Prayer Warriors will present their fourth annual outreach program on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. at the Greenville Dunbar Community Center. The program "The Amazing Journey" will be presented with special guest Artist Ada J. Womack, a Butler County native.

The tenth annual Miss Spring Beauty Pageant will be held March 26 at McKenzie High School at 2 p.m. There will be nine age divisions ranging from new-borns to 20-years-old. There will be a queen and three runner-ups in each division plus a photogenic winner. Entry is $25. The deadline for entry is March 19. For more information, contact Kay Nixon at 374-0889, Pattie Presley at 374-8149 or McKenzie School at 374-2711.

Feb. 27

Harrison Street Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Black History Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 27, during their 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Rick Jolley, assistant pastor of Mount Olive Church of Ariton will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

The Call To Life Church is offering a 13-week program to assist individuals

in achieving financial freedom. Free orientation sessions are offered on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the church. The class begins March 6 at 5:30 p.m. and ends on May 27. Child care is provided. For more information, contact CTL at 382-7004 or Doyle Sasser at 391-0351.

A southern gospel singing featuring The Hendersons and Larry Smith & New Vision will be held Saturday, March 5, beginning at 6 p.m. at Pleasant Hill West Baptist Church, on Butler County Road 1 (Nixon Road) between McKenzie and Georgiana. For more information call 376-9435.

The pastor and members of the Butler Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church will observe Black History Month with a special program to be held Sunday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m. Hayneville Mayor Helenor Bell will be the guest speaker.

March 1

The Butler County Board of Education will conduct a work session on Tuesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at the central office boardroom.

March 5

The Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church will hold its annual musical celebration on March 5 at 6 p.m. Special guests will be the Hickory Grove Baptist Church of Georgiana.

Ongoing Announcements

The Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will hold an Advanced Bible Study Institute every Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Lee Albert Moorer Jr. will be the instructor.

The First Baptist Church of Georgiana is now taking names and contact numbers for those wishing to order additional copies of their new "Country Cookin'" cookbook, which is now on re-order. Copies are $10 each with the proceeds going to the church's building fund. Contact Gina Stephenson at 382-7528 to place your order.

Weight Watchers will start a new Community Workshop Program in Greenville on Tuesday, Feb. 22, beginning at 5 p.m.

Each session is for ten weeks, with subsequent 10-week rollover sessions.

For more information call the local Weight Watchers leader, Margaret Pierce, at 382-5754.

Ian Blake Oswald, 19 months, will soon visit Arizona for a special MRI to determine if surgery can be performed to remove two tumors from his hypothalamus in the brain. He currently has about 100 seizures per day.

A fund has been established to help with his non-medical related costs. Please make your donations to the Ian Blake Oswald Fund at any Whitney Bank location.

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