Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 17, 2006
n DHR Board Meeting
The Board of the Butler County Department of Human Resources will be meeting at 4 p.m. on May 18, 2006 at the DHR offices. Program updates will be given during the meeting. For more information, contact Frieda Stevens at DHR at 382-4400.
n McLain Reunion
The McLain family reunion will be held at the Walnut St. Church of Christ Fellowship Hall behind People's Bank in downtown Greenville. Please bring a basket lunch. Starting time is at 9 a.m.
n May Fest
The Burkeville May Fest will be held on May 20 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Highway 21 North. Booths will be available for $20 with tables for $25. All money must be paid no later than May 19. Fun for the entire family. Games, a mini-flea market and more. Please contact Mattie Jackson at 284-4335 or 430-2410, for more information. If no answer, please leave a message.
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 Safety Conference
The Central Alabama Construction Safety Conference will be held on Thursday, May 25 at Auburn University Montgomery in the Taylor Center from 7:30 - 4:30.
Free safety & health training will be provided for persons in the construction industry.
Lunch will be provided. Reservations are required. Contact Adrienne Fontaine at 334-387-8958 or firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
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 Pine Top Missionary Baptist Church
Pine Top Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Annual Men and Women Day on May 28, at 2 p.m. The theme is The Need for Teaching. Guest speaker will be Rev. Robert White of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church
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 Golf Tournament
A golf tournament will be held at Cambrian Ridge in Greenville, AL, on Friday, June 2, 2006.
Anyone interested in participating should contact Diane Stinson Sellers no later than May 26, 2006.
Diane may be reached at 334-376-2700(Georgiana), 251-626-3209(Daphne), or Dssellers@aol.com.
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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.
n Georgiana HS Reunion
The annual Georgiana High School Reunion-classes 1960-1969 will be held at the Georgiana Community House on June 3, from 1:30p.m. – 3:30p.m.
Light refreshments will be provided at no charge, however, donations will be accepted.
Class pictures will be taken at 2:30 p.m.
There will be no formal program, just “come and go” and visit with old friends.
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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 Cemetery Association Meeting
A meeting of the Concord Cemetery Memorial Association is set for Saturday, August 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Tabernacle Church. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend and bring a picnic lunch.
After lunch, everyone is invited to tour the cemetery and help in clean-up work. Wear suitable clothing and walking shoes.
Tabernacle Church is located on the Old Federal Road and can be reached from Interstate 65 via the Tyson Exit (drive over the freeway and head East if coming southbound), go down Cloverfield Road (SH 24), turn right on the Old Federal Road and in about two miles, you’ll see Tabernacle Church on the right.
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.
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