Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 11, 2006
n Steak Dinner
Greenville's football booster club, Tiger Pride, will host a kick-off classic fundraising steak dinner at 7 p.m. May 11 at the Dunbar Center in Greenville. Troy University coach Larry Blakeney will be the guest speaker. The cost is $25 per plate, which includes steak, potato, salad, bread and dessert.
n Gospel Singing
Brooks Assembly of God will host a special singing each night on May 12-13 at 7 p.m. and May 14 from 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featured will be Rev. Joe Oden of Mobile.
n ASU Alumni Meeting
The Oscar E. Shambray Butler County Alabama State Alumni Association will meet on Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m. at The Robinson Activity Center on the corner of Commerce and Administrative Drive. All members and Alumni are asked to be present.
Anyone that would like to join and show your “BAMA STATE SPIRIT” are asked to come. For information call: President Geraldine C. Feagin 382-858, Vice President Robert Greene 376-2838, Secretary Gloria Waren 382-8761 or Treasurer John Peagler 382-8274.
n Mt. Olive East Celebration
Mount Olive East Baptist Church, located on McKenzie Grade Rd. and New Prospect Rd., will celebrate 150 years with homecoming on May 21. The program begins at 11 a.m., followed by dinner on the ground and singing in the afternoon. Please bring pictures of members, former members and their families. For more information, please call 374-8299.
n Summer Royalty Pageant
The 2006 Summer Royalty Pageant is scheduled for 2 p.m., May 27, 2006 at the Ga-Ana Theatre.
There will be 10 divisions for contestants' ages 20 years and up and they can be married and/or have children. Don't miss out on the great prizes. Call for details and entry forms at 334-300-4424.
n Veterans' Ceremony
The Greenville Lions Club will honor all veterans from Butler County from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, May 29, 2006, at Confederate Park in
Greenville. There will be a Veterans' Walk of Honor, as well as music, a vintage aircraft fly over, children's activities, refreshments, and a patriotic ceremony at noon. Bring a friend and bring a veteran.
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n Scholarship Applications
Whitney National Bank, trustee of the Elizabeth D. Leckie Scholarship fund, announces applications can now be submitted. All new applicants and those reviewing their applications should see Melba H. Parker at Whitney Bank at the Gateway Plaza Branch. The deadline to submit an application is June 1. Call Melba H. Parker at 382-8130 or 382-4221 for more information.
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n Stinson Reunion
Descendants of Reuben Issac and Annie Callins Stinson will have a family reunion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 at the Greenville Boys and Girls Club at Beeland Park. All relatives and friends are invited. Please bring a basket lunch.
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n Moore Academy Reunion
Moore Academy Alumni, former teachers, students and friends, will hold its annual reunion on Saturday, May 10 at the Moore Academy School in Pine Apple. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the historical main building where refreshments will be served. You are invited to visit the memorabilia room, as well as the veteran's collection room. The program will start at 11 a.m. in the gym, followed by a catered lunch. Lunch plates will be $10, no refunds. Please send your reservations, including name, address, and check to Moore Academy Alumni Association, Inc., P.O. Box 101, Pine Apple, AL, 36768, before June 5, 2006. Bring your family and enjoy walking through the historic building and renewing friendships.
n Kindergarten Registration
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church #2 Christian Academy is taking applications for 4-year-old children for our kindergarten program and school readiness program. Children's birth dates will have to be on or before Sept. 1. This is a free program. For more information, please call 563-7062.
n County Commission
The meeting time for the Butler County Commission's regularly scheduled second-Monday meetings has been changed from 10 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Workshops for each regularly scheduled meeting will still be held on the prior Thursday at 6 p.m.
n Athletic Club Meeting
The public is invited to participate at scheduled Greenville High Athletic Club meetings at 6 p.m. every other Monday in the high school cafeteria. The public is encouraged to attend and share ideas toward building a championship-level athletic department.
n 21st Century Afterschool Program
The Butler County Board of Education will be offering a 21st Century Afterschool Program for K-8th grade students Monday-Friday until 5 p.m. at W.O. Parmer, Greenville Elementary, and at the Education and Community Center for Greenville Middle School students.
Certified teachers assist with homework and offer learning activities which are fun and educational. Tuition is $25 per month. Registration forms are available at each of the sites.
Contact Gerry Adair or Amy Bryan at 382-2665 for more information.
n School Readiness
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church #2 Christian Academy is taking applications for 6-weeks to 5-year-olds for our kindergarten program and school readiness program. Our hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family guardians and private students are accepted. For more information, please call 563-7062
n GHS Child Care
Greenville High School Child Care is accepting applications for the 3- to 4-year-old daycare program for 2006-2007 school year.
For more information, call Pat Gibson or Glinda Parmer at 382-2608 ext. 5 or 382-2665.
n Greenville Lions Club
The Greenville Lions Club meets every Monday at the Boys & Girls Club at noon.
Those interested should call 382-8000.
n Prayer Breakfast
The Lowndes-Butler County first Wednesday prayer breakfast is held at 8 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Priester's Pecans in Fort Deposit.
All who are interested in praying for our community and are seeking Christian fellowship are encouraged to attend. Call Doyle Sasser at 391-0351.
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