-May 25-

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 25, 2006

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 afontaine@aidt.edu for registration information.

n Fish and Grits Supper

The Democratic Executive Committee will host a Fish and Grits Supper on May 25 at the Butler County Fairgrounds. Local Democratic candidates will be attending, as will Lt. Gov. Lucy Baxley and former Gov. Don Siegelman.

-May 27-

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.

-May 28-

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

-May 29-

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.

-May 30-

n Poll Workers Class

A Poll Workers Class for the upcoming primary election will be held on May 30 at 2 p.m. at the Greenville High School auditorium.

– June 1-

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.

– June 2-

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.

n Appreciation/Benefit Program

An appreciation/benefit program for Evangelist Kitty Merrills will be held at The House of Prayer Holiness Church on Friday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 4 at 2:30 p.m. Bishop M. Linday Brown will be preaching. Everyone is invited.

– June 3-

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 &#8220come and go” and visit with old friends.

-June 5-

n Vacation Bible School

Southside Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School starting on June 5 through June 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme this year is FIESTA: Where Kids are Fired Up about Jesus. For more information, call the church office at 382-6224, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call ahead for early registration.

– June 10 –

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 Family Reunion

The Skipper-Gardner-Barrington Family Reunion will be held at Beeland Park on June 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. All family and friends are invited to attend.

-June 13-

n Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Free coupons to purchase fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs will be given away at the Greenville Multipurpose Senior Center at 903 Cedar St. on June 13 and June 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. To receive the coupons individuals must be 60 years of age or older and there are income level requirements. A picture ID or other identification is required in order to receive a coupon booklet. For more information, please call 1-800-AGE-Line, or 334-244-6903.

-June 14-

n Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Free coupons to purchase fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs will be given away at the Georgiana Multipurpose Senior Center at 306 Palmer Ave. South on June 14 and June 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To receive the coupons individuals must be 60 years of age or older and there are income level requirements. A picture ID or other identification is required in order to receive a coupon booklet. For more information, please call 1-800-AGE-Line, or 334-244-6903.

– August


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.

-Ongoing Announcements-

n Butler County Chess Club

The Greenville Chess Club meets on Monday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Butler Baptist Associational Office, 309 South Pine Street.

Local chess players or those who would like to learn how to play are welcome.

Call Jim Griffin at 382-2513 or 382-0635 for more information.

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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