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-July 9-

n Saucer Family Reunion

The Saucer Family Reunion will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sunday, July 9 at Beeland Park (The Boys and Girls Club). Bring a covered dish and fellowship with everyone. Hope to see you there!

n Greenville Church of God Revival

Evangelist Jerry Trotter will be preaching at the Greenville Church of God beginning Sunday, July 9 through Wednesday, July 12. Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Weekday services at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to join Pastor Felton Stewart and his congregation.

n Homecoming at Giddens Chapel

Giddens Chapel will celebrate its annual Homecoming at 11 a.m. July 9 with the Rev. Cletic Ingram bringing the message. Bring a basket of food for the lunch to follow.

-July 15-

n Friendship Pentecostal Gospel Singing

Friendship Pentecostal Holiness Church, located on Hwy, 45, is having a Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. on Saturday night, July 15. The Workmen will be the guest singers. Everyone is invited to attend. Contact Pastor Clarence Smith for more information.

-July 16-

n Welcome Baptist Church Homecoming

Welcome Baptist Church, 3573 Welcome Church Road in Georgiana, invites you to their annual homecoming services on Sunday, July 16.

Congregational and special singing at 10:30 a.m. with morning worship at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served after morning services. Come join Pastor Terry Heartsill and his flock on this special day.

n Gospel Meeting at County Line Church of Christ

The County Line Church of Christ, 1596 County Line Church Road, Honoraville, will hold a gospel meeting July 16-19. Jason Hilburn, minister of the Luverne Church of Christ, will speak. Sunday schedule: Bible study, 10 a.m., worship, 11 a.m., dinner at noon, singing, 2:30 p.m. and worship at 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday: services at 7:30 p.m.

– July 17-

n Substitute Teacher Training

Persons interested in substitute teaching in the Butler County School System are invited to the Substitute Teacher Training session offered on Monday, July 17, from 9 a.m.

to noon

at the Butler County Education and Community Learning Center. This training, as well as fingerprinting/background check and a substitute license, is required of all substitutes before working in the system. Call Amy Bryan or Fay Stokes at 382-2665 for more information.

-July 20-

n Retirement Reception

The Butler County Board of Education will host its annual reception for retiring employees at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2006 at the Butler County Board of Education Central Office boardroom located at 215 Administrative Dr., Greenville. The public is invited to attend.

n BOE meeting

The Butler County Board of Education will conduct its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2006 at the Butler County Board of Education Central Office boardroom located at 215 Administrative Dr., Greenville. The public is encouraged to attend.

-July 29-

n Liberty Gospel Singing

Liberty Baptist Church will host a gospel singing featuring Wade Hammond at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 29. Come enjoy an evening of music, fellowship and refreshments. The church is located three miles west of I-65 on Hwy. 10 West. Call 382-8077 for more information.

– August 26-

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 Social Security Travel Days

Your Social Security office for Butler County is located at 2450 Presidents Dr. in Montgomery. The office is open Monday through Friday, except national holidays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Most Social Security business can be conducted by telephone. This includes filing claims, changes of address, work and death notices, Medicare information, filing for supplemental security income, and other Social Security information. The toll free number to call is 1-800-772-1213. The telephone number is for the Montgomery office 223-7183. If you prefer to handle your business in person and cannot comet to Montgomery, a representative from this office may be contacted in person at the following places on the day and time shown: Greenville, Beeland Park Community Center, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., every Wednesday during the months of July through September.

n Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers meets in Greenville every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the Walnut Street Church of Christ. A new 10-week session begins July 11,2006. Subsequent 10-week sessions will follow. Weight Watchers stands for healthy weight loss and provided all the resources needed for success. For more info, call Margaret Pierce at 334-382-5754.

n Community Prayer Breakfast

A community prayer breakfast is held the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. inn the Priester's Pecans dining area. Special guests share a variety of Christian topics each month. Everyone is invited and encouraged to bring a friend. Call 334-391-0351 for more information.

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

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