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Calendar of Events August 29

Sandy Wilson (right) and Linda Courtney (left), volunteer coordinators for Crossroads Hospice in Memphis recently visited with the Young at Heart senior group Aug. 14 at Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton.  They discussed the services offered by Crossroads Hospice and their volunteer program. Cal Clopton United visit 8-29

Brighton Centennial 5K
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.

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. 31
Join Global Ministry Emmanuel for its yard sale at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Go Getaway Bed and Breakfast. All proceeds will go to Haiti Mission. The event will be held at 126 S. Tipton Street in Munford.

Sept. 4
Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  It is a program for youth ages 3-17.  It will meeton Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. and the theme for dinner is “Circus Night.” Dinner will include hot dos and nachos. For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.

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. 13-15
Goat Days, to be held Sept. 13-15 at USA Stadium, is calling all vendors. If you haven’t already sent in your vendor application and payment, there is still time.  As a bonus, Goat Days increased the space size to 15×15.  visit Millington Arts Council on  Facebook for more information.

Sept. 14
The Widows Mite Purse Foundation, a nonprofit Christian organization commiteed to supporting widows within the community and providing them with financial, spiritual and/or physical assistance based on their individual needs, will host its annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Sept. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lighthouse Fellowship Church in Millington at 3719 Shelby Road. Come for food, entertainment and door prizes. There will be an auction with items up to bid. For more information, call 358-7487.

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.

In celebration of National Yoga Month, potential yogis can attend a week of free classes at Baker Community Center from Sept. 8-14, 2013 courtesy of 9:33 Yoga. The free hour-long classes will be held the following dates and times: Monday, Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. Participants should wear loose but comfortable clothing, be prepared to go barefoot and, if possible, bring their own mat. A limited number of mats will be available to borrow. September is National Yoga Month, a national observance designated by the Department of Health & Human Services. This designation was created to educate the public about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle. For more information, and to keep up-to-date on 9:33 Yoga’s class schedule, like them on Facebook at or e-mail them at for a schedule.

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