April 28

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 29, 2005

McKenzie High School will have a community blood drive on Thursday, April 28, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the school auditorium. All blood types are needed but there is a special need for type O donors. A picture ID is needed to donate.

April 29

There will be a bake sale at Greenville Elementary School of goods baked by the faculty and parents from 8 a.m. until everything is sold.

May 1

Homecoming services at Friendship Methodist Church will be held Sunday, May 1, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Ed. Williams, a retired Church of God minister, will be the guest speaker. Lunch will be served at noon. Congregational singing will follow in the afternoon beginning at 1 p.m.

May 7

The annual meeting of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery Association will be held at the cemetery on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 2 p.m.

May 8

The Greenville Fine Arts League will have it’s monthly meeting on May 8

at 2 p.m. at the Mainstreet office in downtown Greenville.

New members welcome.

May 16

The May Board of Education meeting will be held Monday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at R.L. Austin Elementary School. This is a change from the regular third Thursday meeting due to Greenville High School's graduation.

Ongoing Announcements

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.

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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