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Calendar of Events August 22

Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club was founded in 1961 and each year the members vote on their Royalty which consist of Queen, Princess and Buckaroo Princess however their 2013 show season has been plagued by rain. WSCS Members had already voted in February at their Membership Drive for their Buckaroo Princess, Layla Holland, however the queen and princess would be decided at the Royalty show in April. They Royalty show was rained out and so was the makeup show.  WCSC was not able to start their show season until May 17 at which time the Queen contestants, Ashley Freeze, Emily Grizzard and Katie Mattix along with the Princess contestants Alea Munoz and Megan Freeze were introduced to the club for voting.  Again more rain caused shows to be delayed but the club finally was able to vote June 7 and choose Ashley Freeze as their 2013 Queen and Alea Munoz as their 2013 Princess who joined Layla Holland as the 2013 Buckaroo Princess.   Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club shows every Friday night (weather permitting) at 8 p.m.  For more information about WCSC please contact president Verlon Todd 444-1312 or vice president Pam Farris 409-2485.  You can also follow WCSC on Facebook or visit their website

2013 Queen Ashley Freeze
Ashley Michelle Freeze, daughter of Wayne and Paula Freeze of Millington, is a 15-year-old student attending Millington Central High School as a sophomore this fall.  She is actively involved in volleyball at her school and she is also active in her Church, Forrest View Church of Christ.   Her life goal is to attend Ole Miss and become an anesthesiologist.  Freeze has been coming to Woodstock all of her life.  This year Freeze will be showing her horse, Hot Shot, in barrels.  Freeze is proud to represent WCSC for the 2013 show season and feels blessed to have been entrusted with this opportunity and responsibility.
2013 Princess Alea Munoz
Alea Maria Munoz, daughter of Flo Munoz of Millington, is 9 years old and will be a fourth grader of E.A. Harrold Elementary this fall.  Her hobbies and interest, other than horseback riding, include soccer, swimming, dance, art and reading.  One of her favorite past times is playing with her puppy ‘Macey’.  Munoz loves to play and ride her horse Diamond who she currently shows in all the pony classes which includes, horsemanship, walk trot, flags, barrels, speed and poles.  Munoz was the 2012 Buckaroo Princess for WCSC and is very excited to have the opportunity and responsibility of representing WCSC as the Princess for the 2013 show season.
2013 Buckaroo Princess Layla Holland
Layla Rosa Holland is the daughter of Branden and Lydia Holland of Woodstock,  and granddaughter of Carmen Jividen, Ronnie Holland and Janet Birmingham.  Holland is 5 years old and has started Kindergarten this fall at E. E. Jeter Elementary.  This is Holland second year riding at Woodstock on her pony Twinkle Star Baby.  She currently competes in lead-in, buckaroo class, pony speed, pony flags and lead-line barrels.  When she is not riding she enjoys swimming, basketball, soccer, drawing and playing with her Barbie’s. When Holland grows up she wants to be a Cowgirl.   Holland is very excited to represent WCSC as the 2013 Buckaroo Princess.

Brighton Centennial 5K
The town of Brighton will hold the Brighton Centennial 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 14, starting at 7:15 a.m.  For information,  contact Nan Hill at (210) 279-8188 or by e-mail at  More information may be found by visiting
“Centennial Celebration”
The town of Brighton is celebrating its 100th Birthday this year. The celebration will take place  Sept. 13-14 at the Brighton Park.  We are planning a BBQ Cooking Contest, a hilarious game of Donkey Basketball, and a “Brighton’s Got Talent.”

Month of August
Tops (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)  meets on Fridays from 9-11 a.m. at Millington Community Center. Come join us the group to have fun. For more information, call Doris Landerman at 573-8536.

The Millington Family YMCA’s Youth Coed Basketball League, ages 4 to 15 yrs. Begin registration’s Sept. 1 through Nov. 1. Participants will receive jersey, shorts and a trophy or try the Biddy Basketball, ages 2-3. Structured Parent/Child Interaction where child will learn introductory skills in the sport of basketball. Motor development will also be emphasized, 30 minute sessions (Time TBA). Participants receive an official t-shirt and achievement trophy. Call the Millington Family YMCA today for more details and to sign up at 873-1434, or e-mail:  or visit us at 7725 E. Navy Circle, Millington, TN 38053.

The Exchange Club of Millington meets at Old Timer’s Restaurant in Millington at noon every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Guest are always welcomed. For more information, call 872-8888.

International Goat Days Festival Information –  Are you interested in volunteering to help with the festival this year? We are in need of committee members to coordinate the following events/areas: Horseshoe tournament, Antique Tractor Show, and Gin.  For more information on participating or volunteering for the 2013 International Goat Days Festival, please e-mail Samantha at

City Beautiful will host our Gardening Seminar Series at the Millington Farmers’ Market Every second Saturday at 11 a.m.
Sept. 13-15—Goat Days—Hands on Demonstrations
Oct. 12-“Hydrangeas”—Linda Lanier

Aug. 22
National Senior Citizen’s Day honorning all senior adults will be held Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be a health and wellness fair with prizes. There will be a proclamation by Mayor Dewayne Cole and a tour of the Munford Senior Center. The event is sponsored by the Muford Parks and Recreation Department.

Aug. 23
Movies at the Market: Millington Arts and Recreation is proud to announce “Movies at the Market” at the Millington Farmers’ Market on Aug. 23.  We will be showing “Oz: The Great and Powerful” starting at 7:45 p.m. There is an admission fee and it includes all snacks and drinks.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.  For more information, call 873-5770.

Aug. 23-24
The St. William’s Women’s Club will be having a yard sale on Friday from noon to 6 p.m., and on Sat. Aug. 24 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be in the Annex at the corner of Easley and Chambers. For more information, call Ruth Ann Olson at 872-7636.

Aug. 24
An Ice Cream Social and Supper will be held Saturday at 5:30 p.m., at Embury United Methodist Church located at 2060 Lock-Cuba Road in Millington. Proceeds to benefit Patrolman Margaret Taylor of Memphis.

Aug. 28
The Tipton County Class will begin Wednesday. This internationally recognized, non-denominational Bible Study for adults will be held on Wed. mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Gateway Baptist Church, which is located at 1915 Rosemark Road, in Atoka, will be the host church. This year’s study will be the Gospel of Luke. Classes are available for children up through 5 years of age. Nursery is also available. The CBS schedule will follow the Tipton County school calendar for vacation breaks, snow days, etc. There is a registration fee per adult for the class. Scholarships are available. Children may be registered at the same time at a cost. For more information, call 476-5857.

Sept. 7
ZUMBATHON at the Millington Family YMCA will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Millington Family YMCA invites you and your family to participate in a Zumba class for exercise and fun. Donations will be accepted to support the local Crisis Center. Guests must bring a photo I.D. and check in at the welcome center.  For more information, call 873-1434.
Sept. 15
The Old Millington Winery will be hosting ‘ Winestock III’ it’s happening Sept.15 1- 7p.m. Musical lineup is coming together. They will be giving to a local organization that is doing great work in our city and is becoming a model around the country.check out the winery’s facebook page for more details as they unfold, Come on out to the concert, Sept. 9, music 2 to 7p.m.

Sept. 26
The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding the Professional Women’s Luncheon, a for women only event, titled sponsored by Lalania and Cary Vaughn on Sept. 26 at NSA, Mid-South’s Pat Thompson Conference Center.  The luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. To 1 p.m., is a celebration of the woman in the workplace.  With no formal program planned, the purpose of the ladies lunch is to fellowship with the women in the community while being served a light meal including soup, salad and dessert served by surprise guest waiters, enjoying a fashion show including fashions by Goodies Department Store, and winning many of the door prizes donated by local Millington Area Chamber of Commerce members.   Tickets are selling fast and must be purchased in advanced.  No ticket sales will made the day of the luncheon.  Single seating tickets are $20.  You may reserve a table of 8 for $160.  Major recognition sponsorships are available as well.  Call the chamber for more details.  To reserve your ticket or table, call Teri at the Millington Chamber 872-1486.
Beginning July 8 through Sept. 30, the NSA Mid-South commissary will close on Monday and Tuesday. We know that any disruption in commissary operations will impact the NSA Mid-South community. Our commissary is not alone. The decision to reduce the operational hours of commissaries impacts nearly all commissaries with only a few overseas exceptions – commisaries where there are sufficient Local National employees to remain open. We appreciate your support and patience during this time.
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