April 13

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 14, 2005

Bethel Baptist Church on McKenzie Grade Road will have a revivial on Wednesday, April 13, through Friday April 15 at 7 p.m. nightly with Bro. Walter Brewer bringing the messages and special music provided each night. Supper will be served on Friday, April 15th.

The Butler County Board of Education will offer a Substitute Teacher Training on Wednesday, April 13, from noon until 4 p.m. at the Board of Education Office. A license and fingerprinting/background check are required and can be obtained at the BOE office. Persons interested in substituting may contact Amy Bryan at 382-2665 Ext. 1213 for more information.

April 14

The Greenville Advocate, in conjunction with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2005.

The Greenville Advocate recently completed a total renovation of its Hickory Street offices.

April 16

All friends and family are invited to a birthday celebration for Rosalie Hill on her 80th birthday. Festivities will be held at the Hampton Inn conference room on April 16, from 2 p.m. until 4. No presents are asked but cards are welcome.

April 17

Buckaloo Pentecostal Holiness will hold its annual homecoming on Sunday, April 17. Worship services begin at 10:45 a.m. Guest speaker will be Bro. Byron Pitts from Brewton. Spoken For Trio will be singing in the morning at at 1:30 p.m.

Are you interested in mule plowing, cane mills, blacksmith, making soap, quilting, old tractors, milking, churning butter, weaving, spinning, sawmills, etc…. Then come to an organizational meeting for "Old Time Farm Day" April 28 at 7 P.M. at the Pioneer Electric Engineering Building.

For more information call Carey Thompson 382-2295,

Bill Campbell 382-0045 or Eddie Branum 382-3523.

Ongoing Announcements

The Stanford Achievement Test and the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test Part 2 will be administer in the school system during the first two weeks in April. The Stanford test will be given in grades one through eight April 4 to 8. The Reading and Math test will be given in grades three though eight on April 11 through 13. These assessments are part of what the state Department of Education utilizes to determine the accountability status of each of the seven school and the system. Schools must test 95 percent of enrolled students.

Greenville High School is accepting $1 donations on chances for a Mother’s Day Basket. This is to raise money for the Relay For Life. The basket includes chocolates from Russell Stovers, 1 year subscription to The Greenville Advocate, gift certificates worth $20 to Ruby Tuesday, complimentary meal for two at Cracker Barrel, picture frames, a purse from Alisa’s closet and much more. The basket values over $300. Come by the school to give your donation of $1 per chance for this basket.

A emergency cell phone drive in underway for the Save-A-Life, Give-A-Phone foundation. Phones collected are refurbished to provide emergency access to battered women shelters, elderly and those in need. The local drop-off point for used phones is Walker Business Machines on East Commerce Street.

The Greenville YMCA will begin a math tutoring program beginning March 28. This tutoring session will meet on Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. in the library at the YCMA.

Tyrone Brown, a graduate of Morehouse College with a degree in Advanced Math and Civil Engineering, will teach the course. Call the YMCA at 382-0550 for more information.

A Christian men's prayer and networking breakfast will meet every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at Jan and Julie's Cafe on Highway 10. For more information contact Doyle Sasser at 391-0351 or John Gentry at 346-2616.

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