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-July 19-

n LV Stabler Lunch and Learn

The next LV Stabler Lunch and Learn Lecture is slated for Wednesday, July 19 at 1 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria. The topic is home health care. Refreshments will be served, and the public in invited to this informative, interactive presentation. For more info, contact Ran Merritt at 334-383-2274.

-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 21-

n Youth Explosion

The Annual Youth Explosion is slated for the House of Prayer Holiness Church at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 21. Speaker is Sister Latrina Merrills. On Sunday, July 23 at 2:30 p.m. Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church will host speaker Dr. Robert White.

Everyone is invited. Cecilia Adams, pastor.

-July 22-

n Rock West Baptist Church Fun Day at Dunbar

Rock West Baptist Church is holding a Fun Day at Dunbar Park at 10 a.m. on July 22. Some of the activities include horseback riding, bingo, basketball and much more. Fish sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, smoked and barbecue chicken will be sold. Booth can be rented for $10. Contact Terry Banks at 334-346-2565 if more information is needed.

-July 23-

n Mt. Olive West Homecoming

The Mount Olive West Baptist Church announces its annual homecoming service on Sunday, July 23. Worship services begin at 11 a.m. with Rev. Terry Heartsill presiding. Lunch will follow immediately after services in the fellowship hall.

Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the fellowship.

-July 24-

n Call to Life VBS

Call to Life Worship Center invites youngsters ages 5-12 to join them for &#8220Trading Places,” an exciting VBS adventure to Mexico, Poland, China and Kenya.

&#8220Trading Places” is slated for 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 24-27. Come meet Cammi the Chameleon and have a VBS blast! For more info, contact (334) 382-7004 or (334) 382-1564.

-July 29-

n Schofield Reunion

The Schofield Family Reunion is 10 a,m, until on Sat., July 29 at Beeland Park (Boys and Girls Club.)

n Lady Tigers Ribs Fundraiser

The Greenville High School Lady Tigers Basketball Team will be selling BBQ slabs of rib from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 29, 2006 at Tiger Stadium. Ribs are $15 per slab. Anyone interested in purchasing slabs, contact 334-300-7663.

n Forest Home VFD Fundraiser

The Forest Home VFD is hosting a fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29 at the firehouse. Hot dogs, hamburgers and sodas, Smokey the Bear, forestry activities, Smoke Wagon, E-911 phone and Smokey handouts for the kids. Fun for all as you help prevent wildefires, save property and someone's life.

-July 30-

n First Missionary Baptist Homecoming and Revival

First Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, Rev. R.F. McCrary, pastor, celebrates their Homecoming and Revival July 30 through Aug. 4. Service is at 2:30 p.m. July 30; nightly services at 7 p.m. Rev. Robert Lewis, pastor of St. Francis Baptist Church of Greenville will be the afternoon speaker. July 31-Aug. 4 Rev. C.P. Nobles, pastor of Greater St. Mark Baptist Church of Tuskegee will speak nightly. The public is invited to attend.

-August 6-

n Roberts/Brittingham Reunion

The Roberts/Brittingham Reunion is slated for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat. Aug. 6 at the Greenville Boys and Girls Club (old Beeland Park). Please bring photos. For more information, contact Oma Baker at (334) 335-5192.

– 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 Family Day Care Classes

Anyone interested in becoming a Family Day Care Provider should contact the Family Guidance Center to enroll in Introduction to Family Day Care Class. Contact FGC of Alabama at 1-800-499-6597, ext. 237 or Healthy Kids 334-382-2104 for more information.

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

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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