Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 9, 2007

Senior Circle &#8220Sundae” Day

Senior Circle at LV Stabler Memorial Hospital welcomes you to Ice Cream Day at 2 p.m. Wed., Aug. 8 at the hospital cafeteria. It's Make Your Own Sundae Day!

Red Cross Blood Drive

LV Stabler Memorial Hospital will be holding a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 8 in the Red Cross Bus in the hospital parking area. Help give the gift of life!

-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.

Forest Home BC Homecoming and Revival

Forest Home Baptist Church will observe its annual homecoming

at 11 a.m.,

Aug. 12, followed with lunch and fellowship. Revival services will follow Monday through Wednesday (Aug. 13-15) at 6:45 p.m.

nightly. Rev. Travis Johnson of Brantley will be the guest preacher and special music will be featured at each service. The public is invited.

Senior Outreach

Pastor Lane Simmons of First Assembly of God welcomes you all to a special service for seniors at 6 p.m., Aug. 12. Help us honor our seniors for their faithfulness and labor of love!

Old Elam Homecoming

Homecoming and revival services will be held at Old Elam Baptist Church beginning at 2 p.m.,

Sunday, Aug. 12. Homecoming

speaker will be Rev. Scott Miller, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Greenville; the evangelist for the week of August 13-17, 2007 will be Rev. L.L. Brown Jr., pastor of Little Baptist Hill Baptist Church of Lowndesboro. Services begin each night at 7:30 p.m. Rev. John McMeans, pastor and the entire church family invite you to attend.

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 15-

Health and Wellness Program

Dr. Shawn Patel will speak on the subject of &#8220Allergies and How to Treat Them” at the latest Health and Wellness Program at L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital. The program is slated for 2 p.m. Aug. 15 in the hospital cafeteria.

-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 19-

Mosley Family Reunion

The Mosley family reunion will be held from 10:30 a.m. until Saturday, Aug. 19 at Beeland Park. Bring a covered dish. All family members are invited to attend.

Second Baptist Church Program

Pastor Ray Colley Jr. and Second Baptist Church welcome all to their annual Men's and Women's Day Program at 2 p.m. Aug. 19 Men's speaker: Terry Likely; women's speaker is Bernettia Averett.

Bethel UMC Homecoming and Revival

Bethel United Methodist Church will celebrate its Homecoming and Revival Services beginning at 11 a.m. Aug. 19.

Dr. Thomas Lane Butts of Monroeville is guest speaker. A covered dish luncheon in the fellowship hall will follow the morning service.

Nightly services will be Mon. thru Wed. at 7:30 p. m. with Becky Welch as guest pianist.

Liberty BC Homecoming & Revival

Liberty Baptist Church will observe Homecoming at 11 a.m., Aug. 19 with Rev. Don Yancey bringing the message. Lunch and special music to follow with the Revelators from Grove Hill performing. Revival services Mon.-Wed. at 7 p.m. Aug. 20-22 with Rev. Donnie Burns of Luverne First Baptist Church speaking.

Mount Pleasant BC Homecoming

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church of Georgiana will celebrate Homecoming on Sun., Aug. 19. All fellow members and friends are invited to share in this time of worship and fellowship. Services will kick off at 10:30 a.m. to be followed by lunch in the fellowship hall. Tim Simms, minister of music, will be leading in a time of singing and praise. Brother Randy Harvill, pastor of Brushey Creek Baptist, will bring the homecoming message. There will be no Sunday School or evening services that day. Pastor Cary Brown and his flock extend a cordial invitation to everyone.

-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 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

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

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 and (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.

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.

Adult 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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