Pat Folmar receives #8216;Yard of the Month#039; award for February

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 28, 2007

The Luverne Garden Club has selected Pat Folmar of Vidette-Goshen Road to receive the coveted &#8220Yard of the Month” award for the month of February 2007.

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A senior citizen's trip is being planned by Laura Elliott of Community Education to attend a play called &#8220Wallace/The Clayton Years” in Clayton,

Ala., on Friday, March 2, 2007.

The senior citizens who go will look forward to a home-cooked southern dinner at the Magnolia Inn in Clayton at 5 p.m.

Cost is $12.50 on your own.

The bus will leave from LBWCC in Luverne at 3:30 p.m.

The cost for the performance will be $22.50.

Call Laura Elliott as soon as possible to make your reservations.

(334) 335-2187.

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&#8220Bloom Where You Are Planted” is a conference for women.

(Ecclesiastes 3:1,11)

South Luverne Baptist Church on Luverne-Glenwood Road will host this special event sponsored by Crenshaw Christian Women for Christ.

This will be on Saturday, March 24, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kim Hendrix, who has &#8220Shine Your Light Ministries” and is a WSFA-TV news anchor , will be the guest speaker.

Music will be provided by Jessica Carpenter and the Women for Christ Praise Team.

Also, special music will be rendered by Shelia Jackson of Troy, Alabama.

There will be a $10.00 admission fee (includes lunch) by advance tickets only.

Call as soon as possible to reserve your tickets.

Ann Tate (334) 335-6609 or Lisa Green at

(334) 335-5795.

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Seven of Crenshaw County licensed child care providers attended a training class on Saturday February 17 at Meadowcrest Community Room.

These classes are conducted by the staff of the Family Guidance Center of Alabama of Dothan.

The child care providers are happy to be a part of Community Helpers.

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Women's Prayer Meeting in conjunction with the annual Swamp Supper activities will be held at South Luverne Baptist Church this Saturday morning beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Debra Rhodes of Kaufman, Texas, will be the guest speaker.

All ladies are invited to join the women of the Crenshaw community in a time of praise and prayer.

Call (334) 335-5795 or 335-6850 for more information.

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All men and their sons are invited to attend the annual Swamp Supper this Saturday, Feb. 24th, to be held this year at the Tom Harbin Center on the Luverne Airport Road.

Come early and fellowship at this Christian event for men and boys only.

The speaker will be Jim Everidge, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Lucas, Texas.

Pastor Everidge will also be preaching at the South Luverne Baptist Church Sunday morning service February 25th, and his Minister of Music, Bryan Gardner, will be providing special music.

The SLBC family will host a covered dish lunch following the morning worship service.

Guests are welcome.

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Those receiving special awards recognition were all smiles last Thursday, February 15th, at the first annual Crenshaw Domestic Violence Task Force awards reception at the Harrison Cultural Center.

Ann Tate,

chairperson of CCDVTF, thanked many other people who had made the first year a success in their endeavors to support the Task Force which has been a great help to so many people.

The members present congratulated the winners for their outstanding help in this much needed

and worthwhile organization.

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Attending the Sav-A-Life auction at Park United Methodist Church last Tuesday night were Jackie Langford, Edna Norsworthy, Stana Traver and Doris Rogers.

The auction brought in several thousand dollars.

South Luverne Baptist Adult II Sunday School sent a monetary gift to the Troy Sav-A-Life chapter.

They are located now on South Brundidge Street and can be reached by calling (334) 566-2880.

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Rev. Jim Tate, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, would like to remind all family and friends of the deacon ordination service to be held this Sunday night at 6 p.m. for Andy Kimbro, Chris Layton and Chad Carpenter.

Guests are welcome.

This Week . . . Crenshaw County Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society is now in full swing.

If you have not joined a team and would like to help fight this dreadful disease, you may make a tax deductible donation to the American Cancer Society by mailing it to this writer at 79 Meadowcrest Drive Apt. B-12, Luverne , Alabama, 36049.

My goal is to raise $2,500.00 in memory of my former high school classmates and friends, Mary Alice Holland and Irene Turner, and also in honor of a classmate, Gerald Curtis, who is a survivor.

You may call me at (334) 335-6643.