Thursday, February 23, 2006
 

Calendar of Events

Wednesday

• CONCERNED PARENTS ASSOCIATION of Holly Springs is calling a townhouse meeting, 7 p.m. at the Eddie Lee Smith Multiple Purpose Center on Memphis Street. The purpose of this meeting is to get an analysis of the status of our schools and their leadership as it affects the welfare of our children. For more information call Glynn Bridgeforth, president, 252-3124.

Thursday

• REGISTRATION Byhalia Sports Association will hold final open registration for spring and summer girls fast pitch softball for ages 7-16 and youth baseball for ages 4 through 14 on Thursday, February 23, from 6-9 p.m.. at the Byhalia High School cafeteria. Please be prepared to turn in a copy of your child’s birth certificate and a recent school picture. Any questions should be referred to Doug or Janice Wagg - 838-2806, Ginger Brown 838-4289, Brandy Terrell-838-8147, David or Darla Painter - 838-5200, Becky Crum - 901 438-0185, or Lynn jiJaga- 901 827-9640.

Friday

• African American Fest, in observance of Black History month, sponsored by the Friends of Ida B. Wells Barnett Museum and Cultural Center for African American History. Fri. Feb. 24, 9 a.m. at the Eddie L. Smith Multi-Purpose bldg., 160-B South Memphis St.; Sat., Feb. 25, 9 a.m. at the multi-purpose center, with exciting events throughout both days. If you’d like to have a booth, you may contact the Ida B. Wells Museum at 252-3232 or idabwells@bellsouth.net.

• SECOND TIME AROUND The Marshall County Humane Society’s thrift store, Second Time Around, 126 W. Van Dorn, located next to Bailey Printing in Holly Springs, will be open Fri. from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sat., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 662-564-2900 for pick-up information on your donation.

American Heart Association Bake Sale

• BAKE SALE The Marshall County Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers will be holding a bake sale to benefit the American Heart Association on Friday, Feb. 24 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1315 Hwy 4 East from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The baked goods will be homemade by MHV members and will be sold for a donation to the AHA. All proceeds from the sale will go to AHA.

• BANQUET Rising Star is having its Pastor Love Day Banquet, 7 p.m. Guest speaker is Pastor Ronnie Strong of New Independence Church in Coldwater. Tickets are $20. Call 662-252-7507 for tickets or more information. Rising Star is located at 2519 Higdon Road.

Saturday

• CLASS MEETING The W.T. Sims High class of 1967 Club will meet Sat., Feb. 25, 5 p.m. at the Pizza Hut, Hwy 7 S., Holly Springs. Important, please come. Chair, James Alford.

• SINGING Evangel Full Gospel Assembly will be featuring the Kennedy Family of Wheeler in the fourth Saturday night singing. Other guest singers will be participating. Singing begins at 7 p.m.Sunday

• YOUTH DAY Mt. Sinai COGIC of Mt. Pleasant will have their annual youth day program, Sun., Feb. 26. Everyone is invited. Pastor, Elder Curtis Pritchard.

• BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM Hopewell No. 2, Hudsonville. Everyone is invited. Immediately following morning worship service.

• CONCERT Chulahoma MB Church concert workshop is rescheduled for 6 p.m. Rehearsal is set for Friday, 6:30 p.m. Minister Gerald Thompson is the conductor.

• BLACK HISTORY SERVICE at Jones Grove, 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. McArthur King and Jeffries Chapel Church from Abbeville. The public is invited. Sunday evening Bro. John Smith and The Traveling Stars will celebrate their homecoming. Several groups will sing along with Melvin Rogers and The Memphis Harmonizers. Donations accepted.

• BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM Smith Grove MB Church, Sun., Feb. 26, 11 a.m. Minister Michael Gordon of Jeffries Chapal MB Church will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend. W.C. Conner, pastor. Darlean Dowdy, Michael Harmon, sponsors.

Monday

• MEETING The Family Farmers’ Cooperative will hold a membership meeting at Annie’s Restaurant, Feb. 27. Interested applicants may attend regarding the Heifer International Goat and Cattle project. For more info. call Andre Mathews, 901-690-2258.

• BLOOD DRIVE United Blood Services will hold a blood drive on Mon., Feb. 27, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Holly Springs Vo-Tech Center, in the Allied Health Room. Your support is needed and appreciated.

• BAND MEETING Holly Springs Band Booster Club meeting will be held in the band hall, 5 p.m. All band members’ parents are asked to attend.

Tuesday

• SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be open at 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.

• NOTICE: PINE SEEDLING GIVE-AWAY - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Mississippi Forestry Commission has pine seedlings to give away on February 28 at their work center on Highway 178 in Red Banks by the Fire Tower from 9 a.m. until noon. If anyone is interested in pine seedlings, call the Work Center at 662-252-4454.

March 3

• SECOND TIME AROUND The Marshall County Humane Society’s thrift store, Second Time Around, 126 W. Van Dorn, located next to Bailey Printing in Holly Springs, will be open Fri. from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sat., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 662-564-2900 for pick-up information on your donation.

March 4

• Kudzu Klassic barrel series race #4, Marshall County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 8 a.m. Trainers begin at 9 a.m. For more info. call 252-5441.

• PASTORS’ CONFERENCE Mt. Moriah MB Church and the Churches of the Mid-South present Empowering Your Ministry, a growth and development pastors’ conference, Sat., Mar. 4, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Chulahoma MB Church. Rev. John Booker, pastor.

• Singing, Mar. 4, Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church, 3993 Cayce Rd., 1/2 mile south of Goodman Rd. Featuring the Williams Family. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.

• SINGING Singing March 4 at 6 p.m. at Holly Hill Baptist Church in Holly Springs. The featured group will be The Reeds from Ripley, Tenn.and local singers. The church is located on Old Hwy #7. Bro Frank Feathers and congregation invite all to come and worship. Fellowship will follow.

• BENEFIT The class of 1968 hosts benefit for Mrs. Aaron Wilkins and family at Beverly CME Church, 5 p.m. All groups, choirs, and male choruses are invited to perform.

March 5

• USHER MINISTRY McIntyre Church will have their annual Usher Ministry, Mar. 5, 2 p.m. Pastor Grantham and Mt. Comfort Church will be guests. All Usher ministries are invited. Rev. Andrew Fluker, pastor.

• WORSHIP SERVICE at Kimbrough Chapel will be held at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Joe Richmond and Union Valley Church. The public is invited. Pastor is Rev. J.W. Smith Jr.

March 7

• BROWN BAG LUNCH Friends of the Library, Brown Bag lunch, will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Marshall County Library with a speaker at 12 noon. Bring a sandwich; drinks and dessert provided.

• SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be open at 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.

March 12

• SUPER SUNDAY Kimbrough Chapel hosts Super Sunday Service. Youth concert, 2:30-4; worship service with Rev. J.W. Terry and New Liberty Church of Memphis, 4-5 p.m.; senior choir concert, 5:30-7 p.m.; praise and worship with Rev. John Powell and Jones Grove Church as guests, 7-8 p.m.

March 18

• BANQUET The Kimbrough Chapel Church family will be hosting their pastor and wife banquet, 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Guest speaker will be Rev. Levy Jones from Gary, Ind. and is sponsored by the Pastor-Aide Committee.

March 26

• MEN AND WOMEN DAY will be held at Kimbrough Chapel, 11 a.m. Rev. Marvin Brook will be the guest speaker. Children’s service will be held at 10 a.m. sponsored by Minister Arlena Luellen.

March 30

• ANNIVERSARY The Byhalia Lions Club is celebrating their 60th anniversary at the Hilton Hotel on Ridgeway in Memphis. Guest speaker will be author Victor Robilio. For additional information call Charles Crain, 662-838-2132 or Paul Sumners, 901-489-1120.

FYI

• Awana at Red Banks Baptist Church. Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Please call 252-2114 or 252-7570 for van transportation. We have lots of activities every Wed. night with game time, in the new family life center.

• RECOVERY PROGRAM The Most Excellent Way, a Bible-based Scriptural recovery program for all types of addictions. Women’s and co-dependent meetings every Tues., 7 p.m. Men’s group meeting every Thurs., 7 p.m. Meetings are at Longview Heights Baptist Church, 4501 Goodman Rd., Olive Branch. Contact Mary or Mike, 662-893-3912.


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