-March 11-

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 8, 2007

n Annual Women's Day

The Hopewell A.M.E. Zion Church in the Searcy Community in Greenville, will celebrate their Annual Women Day Program, Sunday, March 11, 2007, at 2:00 pm, Mrs. Geraldine C. Feagin will be the speaker. Rev. Peggie L. Cook is Pastor. For more information contact Mrs. Lola C. Fair 382-5018. The public is invited.

n Annual Ushers' Day Program at St. Francis

The Annual Ushers' Day Program of Saint Francis Missionary Baptist Church, 457 St. Francis Rd., Greenville, is set for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11. Reverend Robert Lewis is pastor; guest speaker is Rev. Ronald Thompson, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Greenville.

-March 14-

n WOP Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for W.O. Parmer Elementary School is slated for March 14-15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school gym. Please bring birth certificate, social security card, blue health immunization record and two proofs of residence. Child must be present to register.

n Emergency Planning Committee Meeting

Attention all LEPC members: a meeting of the Butler County Local Emergency Planning Committee will be held as required by Title III SARA to review past activities and to plan for the coming year. The Hazard Mitigation Plan update will be discussed. All organizations affected by Title III are urged to attned in order to update the contact list and review current emergency plans. This meeting is open to the public. The meeting will be held at the Greenville Public Library on March 14, 2007 at 2 p.m. If you have any questions regarding this notice, call Bob Luman at the Butler County Emergency Management Agency Office, 382-7911.

-March 15-

n College Concert Choir at FUMC

The Birmingham-Southern College Concert Choir, conducted by Lester Seigel, presents a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007 at First United Methodist Church in Greenville. Works will include &#8220Lark” by Aaron Copeland and &#8220Prague Te Deum 1989” by Petr Eben. The public is cordially invited.

-March 17-

n Midway CC presents Willie Stinson

Midway Community Church, Dock Road, Honoraville, invites you to hear Gospel Singing Group Willie Stinson &#8220In His Ways” at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 17. Enjoy Christian fun and fellowship for all. Love offering is appreciated.

n Camp Stew Sale

The Providence/Mount Pisgah Volubteer Fire Department is holding a camp stew sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the firehouse, 1806 Starlington Road. Cost is $6 per quart. For advance orders, call Chris Hilliard at 346-2583 or 346-2768.

-March 18-

n Gospel Meeting County Line Church of Christ

The County Line Church of Christ, 1596 County Line Road,Honoraville, is holding a gospel meeting March 18-21, 2007. Sunday March 18, services as follows: 10 and 11 a.m. services, speaker Jackie Bozeman, Strata Church of Christ; noon, fellowship luncheon and 1:30 p.m., Jackie Bozeman. Monday-Wednesday services, 7:30 p.m. each night.

Featured speakers are Monday – Mark Jones,Liberty C of C; Tuesday – Jeff Grimes, Sasser C of C, and Wednesday, Jack Cates, Davenport C of C.

-March 24-

n Facing the Giants' at Southside

Southside Baptist Church's Men on Missions invites the community to a free screening of the inspiration film, &#8220Facing the Giants” at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24. To learn more about the event, call or e-mail Bobby Johnson at 382-0908, boline@alaweb.com or call the church office, 382-6224.

-Ongoing Announcements-

n Praying For Our Community

&#8220Praying For Our Community” continues in Greenville this Lenten season. Yard signs are available from FUMC for $3. Prayer booklets can be obtained through First Baptist Church and may be pre-ordered by calling the church.

n Lenten Services

The Greenville Ministerial Association sponsors Lenten Services at St. Thomas Episcopal Church each Wednesday and on Good Friday. Schedule is as follows: Feb. 21, Rev. Tim Patton, FBC; Feb. 28, Rev. Drik Williford, FUMC; March 7, Rev. Patrick Driscoll, St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church; March 14, Rev. Lois Robinson, Covenant Warriors; March 21, Rev. Jim Helms, Call to Life; March 28, Rev. Lane Simmons, First AG; April 4, Rev. Carolyn Griffin, Warrior Ministries and April 6, Good Friday, Rev. Fred Lindstrom, St. Thomas.

Light lunch provided except on Ash Wednesday and Wednesday of Holy Week. A voluntary offering is taken at the lunch to benefit GMA's Transient Ministry.

n OCAP Head Start applications

OCAP Head Start is now accepting applications for children, ages 3 to 5 for the 2007-2008 school year. The child must be three years old by Sept. 2, 2007. Applications are being taken Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the following Head Start centers: Greenville, 334-382-8034; Luverne, 334-335-3909, and Georgiana, 334-376-5331. Requirements are: birth certificate, physical or Medicaid screening, blue shot record, proof of income, Social Security numbers of all family members in household, food stamp card and Medicaid card or insurance information. Head Start is available for all children regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability or national origin. For more info, call any of the centers or the OCAP Head Start Central Office in Troy, Ala. at 334-566-1712.

n Black History Month Exhibit

A Black History Month Exhibit is slated to continue through early March at Robinson's Activity Center in Greenville. Theme: From Slavery to Freedom. The exhibit is located at 900 West Commerce St. in Greenville; open daily from 3-5 p.m. and mornings by appt. For appointments, contact Willie M. Robinson at 1334-382-3867.

n Ten Star All-Star Basketball Camp

Registration is now open for the Ten Star All-Star Basketball Camp. Boys and girls age 10-19 are welcome to apply, camp is by invitation only. Players from 50 states and 17 foreign countries attended the 2006 camp. College basketball scholarships are possible for players selected to All-American Team. Camp locations include Atlanta, Ga. and 10 other cities. Summer camp also available for boys and girls ages 6-18 of all skill levels. For a free brochure on these camps, please call 704-373-0873 anytime.

n Mixonville Community Church

Why are we sick? How can we be made well? Join us on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. for proof you do not have to be sick and can be healed of most of today's ills. Contact the pastor at 334-376-2497 for more info.

n KBBN each Sunday on WGYV

The Kingdom Building Broadcasting Network is on the air Sundays 1:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. on 1380 AM WGYV and on the Internet at www.warrior-ministries.org and www.wgyv.com (archives available for future listening). Ministers, psalmists, singing groups and community interest events are profiled each week. For more info, contact Deacon Daniel Robinson at 334-382-9047 or Evangelist Carolyn Griffin at 334-383-9732.

n Exchange Club Youth of the Year Applications

The Greenville Exchange Club announces its annual selection of Youth of the Year. High school seniors in the area who have met their criteria for graduation are eligible. Youth should complete entry form and submit an essay using the theme, &#8220Youth: Lighting the Fire Within.” Forms and essays should be returned ASAP and no later than March 30 to a high school counselor or any member of the Exchange Club. The Youth of the Year Award honors outstanding students who have exhibited excellence in academics and leadership. National winner receives $10,000 scholarship. For forms and other information, visit http://www.nationalexchangeclub.com and select ‘youth awards,' or contact Wallace Newton at 382-2179.

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.

The Church is located directly behind the Peoples Bank in uptown Greenville.

Sessions run for 12 weeks each with subsequent &#8220rollover” sessions.

Come join the program and see what our new Turnaround Program can do for you.

For more information call Margaret Pierce at 382-5754.

n LBWCC and MSTC Scholarships

The Lurleen B. Wallace Community College Foundation and Douglas MacArthur State Technical College Foundation provide a variety of scholarships to deserving students. Application are available on the LBWCC website at www.lbwcc.edu. For more information, contact Lucretica Hawkins at 334-881-2248. Deadline to apply for 2007 scholarships is March 2, 2007.

n March and April Community Classes

The BCECLC on School Highlands Road announces its March-April classes. All classes are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. unless otherwise specified and filled on first-come, first-served basis. Contact 382-5199 ext. 1400 or 382-2665 ext. 1210 for more info or to register.

n Desktop Publishing – Instructor, Mark McClaney, 3 sessions, $15 fee, Tuesday, March 6, 13, 27

n Boating Certification – Instructor, Alabama Marine Police Sgt. Bozeman, 2 sessions, free, Mon. and Tue. March 12 and 13.

n Living with Diabetes – Instructor, Ada Sue Thompson, 1 session, $5 fee, Monday, March 12

n One-Stroke Painting – Instructor, Yvonne Johnson, 1 session, $10 fee, Monday, March 26

n Beginning Computer – Instructor, Mark McClaney, 3 sessions, $15 fee, Tuesday, April 10, 17 and 24

n Baby Sitting Basics –

Instructor, First Steps Staff, 1 session, $5, Monday, April 16

n Floral Design – Instructor, Nancy Idland, 1 session, $20 (supplies) Monday, April 16

n CPR/Certification – Instructor, Ada Sue Thompson, 2 sessions, $15 fee, Mon. and Tues. April 23 and 24

n Praying with Dimple

Dimple McInvale will lead a prayer time each Sunday afternoon from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on air at WGYV, 1380 AM. Topics include: healing the sick, casting out demons, praying for local schools, churches, nursing homes; breaking witchcraft curses, family curses; praying for lost family members, prayers to raise the dead, praying in million dollar miracle for business, church or ministry. Pray along with Dimple and expect great miracles. Mail personal prayer requests to Dimple McInvale Ministries, P.O. Box 267, Georgiana, AL 36033. Broadcast is live on Internet at www.wgyv.com. Call prayer line at 334-376-8931.

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