-July 28-

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 28, 2007

Gospel Singing at Friendship

Friendship Pentecostal Holiness Church will be having a gospel singing with &uot;The Workmen&uot; as featured guests at 7 p.m. July 28. Everyone is invited! Located on County Rd. 45 (old McKenzie Grade Road).

Schofield Family Reunion

A reunion of the late Jim Schofield and Ida Morrell Schofield will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28 at Beeland Park in Greenville (Room #1).

Everyone is invited to bring a covered dish. For more info, please call 346-2696.

-July 29-

Southern Comfort at Shackleville

Southern Comfort will be singing at Shackleville Baptist Church for the 5th Sunday Singing on July 29, 2007. We will have lunch and fellowship beginning at noon and the singing service begins at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

Butler County Historical Meeting

The Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold their quarterly meeting at the Hank Williams

Museum in Georgiana from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

on Sunday, July 29. Betsy Waggoner and Margaret Gaston will present the program on the history of the Rose Home and the Museum. The public is invited.

First Missionary Homecoming and Revival

First Missionary Baptist Church and Pastor R.F. McCreary invite you to the homecoming services and three-night revival starting at 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 29. Nightly services will begin at 7:30 p.m.

the following week. Come and join us!

-August 1-

Brooks AOG VBS

Brooks Assemblies of God on Hwy 55 south of McKenzie hosts VBS August 1-3 (Wed-Fri) at 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Ages 4 to 12 years welcome.

-August 2-

Foster Parents Recognition

The John D. Murphy Memorial dinner, an annual recognition for Butler County’s foster parents and their children, is scheduled for 6 p.m. August 2, at Walnut Street Church of Christ.

Retired Educators' Dutch Treat Meeting

The Butler County Retired Educators' Association will meet on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2007 at 11 a.m.

at Shoney's for a Dutch treat lunch. Please join us.

-August 4-

Miss Watermelon Jubilee

The Miss Watermelon Jubilee Pageant is slated for August 4. The event is sponsored by the Greenville YMCA. Ages 0-18 years; $35 entry fee. Forms can be picked up at the YMCA, Alissa's Closet, Bella Salon and Spa, Darlene's Hair Designs, Hott Waxx, Merle Norman Studio, Ronnie Paulk and Associates, The Barn, The Pineapple and Young's Fashions. Call 382-0550 or 382-2026 after 6 p.m.

for more information.

Brooks AOG Yard Sale/BBQ/ Auction

Brooks AOG hosting a yard sale at 7 a.m. Aug. 4 with clothing, what-nots, furniture and cedar bird houses.

BBQ plates at 11 a.m. with all the trimmings,

$6 each. Boston butts $25 each or full meal for $35. Noon auction with lots of nice items and baked goods.

-August 5-

EGBC Homecoming

East Greenville Baptist Church celebrates homecoming

at 11 a.m.,

August 5. Special music and dinner on the grounds. Special speaker -Brother Roy Rogers.

August 6-8, come enjoy revival services at 7 p.m. with special music nightly. Brother Roy Rogers will speak and all are welcome.

Sardis Baptist Homecoming Services

Sardis Baptist Church, located on Halso Mill Road, with hold homecoming

services Aug. 5, with Rev. Carey Jarrett speaking at the 11 a.m. service. Dinner on the grounds to follow. The Sardis-Ebenezer Cemetery Association will meet briefly after lunch.

Antioch Pentecostal Homecoming

We invited you to join us for our annual Homecoming

service on Sunday, Aug. 5. Morning services will begin at 11 a.m.

with Brother Gene Vincent from Louisiana speaking. Lunch will follow in fellowship hall and the Workmen Singers will sing in afternoon. Church is located six miles south of McKenzie on Conecuh County Road 47 across from Beat 8 Fire Dept.

-August 10-

Jubilee Boston Butt Sale

Watermelon Jubilee Head Cook James Tillery will be preparing Boston Butts for sale beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Orders will be taken through July 20; cost is $25 per butt. Contact the YMCA at 334-382-0550 for more information.

-August 11-

Watermelon Jubilee and concert

Watermelon Jubilee returns to Greenville Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12. Free watermelon slices, concessions, entertainment, arts and crafts and a new-and-improved children’s area are all on tap. Fun for all ages! Admission $3 for adults, $1 for children. Also this year, concert with Marty Raybon along with Rock Killough and Renny McNaughton Saturday night at football field. Jubilee is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission in advance only $10 for concert; $15 at gate.

For more info, call JoAnne or Diane at 334-382-0550.

Munro 90th birthday celebration

Margaret Munro will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Saturday, August 11 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walnut Street Church of Christ. Come and celebrate with us; your presence will be your gift. For more info, contact Kay at 382-3553.

-August 12-

Providence UMC Homecoming

and Revival

Providence UMC will host its annual homecoming and revival beginning at 11 a.m. , August 12. The pastor, Rev. Dana Miller of Prattville, will be preaching Sunday morning and Mon-Wed nights at 7 p.m.

Lunch will be served in the fellowship on Sunday; singing to follow at 1:30 p.m.

Guest singers (Monday) Diane Salter; (Tuesday), Brad Jones, (Wednesday) Willie and Wanda Stinson.

New Ebenezer Baptist Church

New Ebenezer Baptist Church will hold Homecoming services on Aug. 12 at beginning at 11 a.m. The Rev. Buddy Hood will be the guest speaker with dinner and singing to follow. Pastor William Leverette and the entire NEBC family invites everyone to join them.

Hickory Grove Family and Friends Day

Pastor Jerome Milton St. and the Hickory Grove Church family of Georgiana will observe Family and Friends Day at 2:30 p.m. August 12, 2007.

Rev. W.H. Merrills and the New Beulah Missionary Baptist Church of Evergreen will be the guests for this occasion. Everyone is invited.

-August 16-

Butler County BOE Meeting

The Butler County Board of Education will conduct its next regular meeting on Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 7 p.m.

at the BOE Central Office Boardroom on Administrative


-August 21-

Greenville MOPS at Southside

The Greenville MOPS invite you to join us for a registration fun day at Southside Baptist Church from 9 a.m.

‘til noon Tuesday, Aug. 21. Children's activities,

tours of the classrooms and fellowship hall and registration forms will all provided. Registration fee is $40 that covers all meetings September through May. Meetings are Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and included lunch for Mom. For more info, contact Erica Lossett at 382-0465.

-Ongoing Announcements –

Dropped out of Church?

Have you dropped out of church? Interested in a simpler, less hectic form of church? Contact Marvin Hewlett, 226 N. College St. in Greenville. Call 382-3484 (home) or 382-0047 (office).

Calling all ‘87 GHS classmates

Georgiana High School Classmates of 1987: where are you?

A reunion is planned to coincide with homecoming

festivities on October 26, 2007. Participation in the annual homecoming parade and much more are being planned. The reunion theme is &#8220Just One More Night,” the prom theme from graduation year.

For more information,

please call Monica Hasley at 903-348-5891; Melissa Till Brogden at 376-9335 or Denise McDonald Mitchell at 3760-9960.

Let us hear from you soon!

Women of Faith

Sweet Home Baptist Church of McKenzie, Alabama, will host its fourth annual Women of Faith Get Together on August 10 from 6-9 P.M.

The featured speaker this year is Jolene Ivey, a renowned Bible teacher, speaker, and retreat leader from Saraland, Alabama. The retreat includes special singing, messages, and a meal. The cost of the tickets is $10. Call 334-374-2560 during the day or 334-374-2389 at night for tickets.

GHS Class of ’97 reunion

The GHS Class of ’97 is planning a 10-year reunion. If you are interested n participating please call Annie Glenn Branum, 334-391-2438 or Olivia Idland Autrey at 334-354-2745 or e-mail us at classof97ghs @gmail.com.

Southside ceases taking yard sale donations

Southside Baptist Church of Greenville wishes to sincerely thank everyone in the community for their prior yard sale donations. However, the church will no longer be accepting donated items until further notice. Your cooperation is much appreciated.

Seeking math teacher

&uot;Every Child Deserves a Chance&uot; Tutorial Program is seeking a math teacher form the 2007-2008 school term. Hours are from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. Reasonable salary is available. If interested, please call Dorothy Berry at 382-9434.

Watermelon Jubilee vendors

Vendors needed for the 25th annual Watermelon Jubilee. Anyone interested please contact Joann Matthews or Diane Burkett at the YMCA 334-382-0550 or e-mail to diane_burkett @hotmail.com

Volunteers needed for hospice

Only your caring, compassion and time is needed.

Applications are available at Countryside Hospice Care. Our address is: 955 Three Notch Street, Andalusia, Alabama 36420, 334-222-7048. Ask for Kathi Kelley, Volunteer Coordinator. Our service area includes the following counties: Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Escambia and Geneva.

Hospice volunteers needed

Comfort Care. Become a volunteer today. Contact Sonya Dix, volunteer coordinator at 334-383-9688 or stop by Colmfort Care Hospice at 501 East Commerce St, Greenville.

Health and Wellness Classes

The Camellia Senior Center at 111 Bolling Street in Greenville is presenting a series of programs on health and wellness by Dr. Delores Victoria at 2 p.m. every other Monday afternoon. Classes began Feb. 12. Everyone is invited to be a part of these informative free classes, covering such topics as nutrition, diabetes, hypertension, and weight management. Contact Mary Braden at 382-5670 for more info.

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.

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.

KBBN each Sunday on WGYV

The Kingdom Building Broadcasting Network is on the air Sundays 9 a.m. until sign-off 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.

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 &uot;rollover&uot; 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.

Disabled American Veterans seek new members

The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 67 is seeking new members. The unit meets every fourth Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Building at the Butler County Fairgrounds.

The unit also has a junior program for ages newborn to age 17.

The unit won first place for community service in the 10 to 50-member category at state competition.

Unit 67 Commander is Alberta Johnson.

nAdult Education Classes

The ADPE through the LBWCC Adult Education Consortium is offering classes for adults who did not complete their high school education or need to strengthen educational and job skills.

Classes meet on Monday and Tuesday at the following locations:

LBW CC – Greenville Campus – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Old Greenville High Campus (BCECC) – 6 to 8:30 p.m.

For more info, contact Ronald Shanks at 382-6009 or LBWCC at 382-2133, Ext. 3101.

nFamily 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

The community prayer breakfast location has moved and is now held the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at Emily’s Caf\u00E9 and Gourmet Coffee in Greenville. Special guests share a variety of Christian topics each month. Everyone is invited and encouraged to bring a friend. Call Doyle Sasser at 334-318-3459 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.

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