October 15, 2009
White Oak rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17
Rain, rain, rain. The 28th annual White Oak Festival, hosted by Byhalia Sports Association and the Byhalia Lion’s Club, was put on hold until Saturday, October 17, from 10 a.m. until, with crafts, displays, food, games, activities for kids and adults, raffles, live entertainment, and many prizes.
Byhalia Sports Association will raffle off an opportunity to have the Polka Dot Bakery create your next beautifully decorated cake for a special occasion.
The Byhalia Lions Club will be holding a raffle for groceries. Entertainment includes Byhalia pompom squads, a talent competition, and much more.
Northcentral Electric Power Association, Citizens Bank, CenturyTel, Merchants and Farmers Bank, Farm Bureau, Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce and Health 1st Family Medical Clinic, the sponsors of the festival, encourage everyone to attend the festival at the corner of Edwards Road and Lowry Drive off Highway 178 near the Industrial Park.
Admission is free with a $2 per car parking fee on the grounds. Limited booth spaces are still available on a first come, first serve basis and cannot be reserved without payment. To ensure you have a space for your booth, please call immediately as spaces are nearly gone. Concession spaces are already filled.
Applications for other booth spaces ($30) are available from Janice Wagg at 901-246-8843 or at the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce office Monday through Thursday.
“We appreciate those who came out looking for the festival and we hope you can join us on a warmer, drier Saturday, October 17,” Wagg said.
Byhalia chamber plans luncheon, golf tourney
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce’s next general membership luncheon is Thursday, Oct. 22, starting at 11:15 a.m.
It will be hosted by Northcentral Electric Power Association in its community building, 225 Highway 309 South, Byhalia.
The luncheon will be catered by Sheriff Kenny Dickerson and crew, with fish and all the trimmings.
Reservations are required by October 19. Call 662-838-8127.
Also, the White Oak Classic 14th Annual Golf Scramble will be played Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Kirkwood. Registration for the four-man scramble begins at 11 a.m. ($120 per person), with shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. There will be an auction and raffle prizes.
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