Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007
Local News Briefs
St. Jude Charity Trail Ride Saturday at Fitch Farms
A St. Jude Charity Trail Ride will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, at Fitch Farms-Galena Plantation. The ride begins at 2 p.m. and ends at about 6 p.m. A fish dinner will be prepared by Sheriff Kenny Dickerson and his crew. There will be live entertainment by Sonny Jackson.
Deadline Friday to register for safe driving class
An AARP safe driving class has been scheduled at the Marshall County Library, 109 E. Gholson Ave., in Holly Springs on October 22-23. The class will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day.
AARP safe driving classes are eight-hour driver education refresher courses for drivers 50 years of age and over. The law in Mississippi mandates that students 55 years of age and over who complete the class be entitled to receive an appropriate discount on their automobile insurance premium for the following three years.
To register for this class, call the Marshall County Library at 662-252-3823 by October 19. A $10 materials fee is payable prior to the start of the first day of class. Class size will be limited to 15 students.
Holly Springs Chamber hosts fall luncheon on Thursday
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will hosts its fall luncheon Thursday, Oct. 18, at Annie’s Restaurant.
The luncheon will feature awards for the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year for Holly Springs and Marshall County. The keynote address will focus on “How Toyota Can Benefit Holly Springs.”
Special recognition will be given for the local business and industry of the quarter.
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Seating will be limited. Advance reservations are recommended. Call 252-2943 for more information
Pilot Club sponsoring community forum October 23
The Holly Springs Pilot Club is seeking sponsors and donations to support a community forum scheduled at the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Building Tuesday, October 23. Project Lifesaver, a Pilot Club project, will be the topic with video presentations and guest speakers.
Pilot International clubs have an interest in improving the quality of life in their communities and lowering the statistics on brain injury and brain disorders through prevention and education programs. Project Lifesaver raises funds to purchase equipment and training for law enforcement, particularly equipment used to locate lost or missing persons using transmitter equipment worn by the client such as an Alzheimer’s patient.
To help provide funding for this important community project or for more information, call Carolyn Holbrook at 662-252-1862.
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