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Calendar of Events September 12

Officers Mike Roberson, Treasurer, and Wayne Jameson, Senior Warden proudly display the newly installed Richland Masonic No. 748 sign at 8732 Rosemark Road. Celebrating 60 years for the commemorative landmark the Rosemark Richland Masonic Lodge Brotherhood will coincide with the historical entrance festivities of the Rosemark community on Oct. 5. Masonic Lodge Sign 8-29

Month of September
Did you know that September is National Yoga Month?
9:33 Yoga is offering a week of free classes during September:
Thursday, Sept. 12 @ 4:30 p.m. at Joe Dugger Fitness Ctr
Saturday, Sept. 14 @ 8 a.m. at International Goat Days Festival
Saturday, Sept. 14 @ 10 a.m. at Baker Community Ctr
Joe Dugger Fitness Center is on NSA Mid-South and only those patrons with base access and MWR patron access may attend these classes. Like 9:33 Yoga on Facebook at to keep up-to-date on the Yoga schedule.

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.

Just-N-Case Security and The Historic Ruffin Theater present The Headless Horseman based on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Christopher Cook. It will be directed by Sharon Fisher on Sept. 20-21 and 27-28 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 22 and 29 at 2 p.m. There is an admission fee. The Ruffin is located at 113 W. Pleasant Ave. in Covington. For more information, call 290-8225 or visit

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

Sept. 13
On Friday, the Byars Hall High School Class of 1950 will meet at 4 p.m. at Garland Community Center for fun and a meal. There is a cost. Also on Sept. 14, the classmates will enjoy fun and fellowship starting at 4 p.m. and dinner with entertainment by Wanda Bellow, at the Covington Country Club at 5:30. There is a cost for the dinner. Reservations must be made by calling 476-6603 or 475-9207.

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
Millington City Beautiful Gardening Seminar will be held Saturdayat Goat Days. Join us at USA Stadium at 12:30 p.m. for a seminar on Honeybees. The speaker is Bob Whitworth, local beekeeper and retired Agricultural Extension Agent for a look at honeybees and their importance to gardening and agricultural crops.  Please note the change in location and time for this program.

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 for bid. For more information or to donate items or money to the auction, 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.

Lucy Baptist Church, located at 4005 Lucy Road in Millington, invites the public to Come Celebrate God’s Blessings at her 143rd Anniversary Celebration on Sunday.  Join the church for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and Worship Celebration at 10:45. Guest Preacher Doug Landrum served as LBC Minister to Students 2010-12 and Associate Pastor for student and Discipleship Ministries until early 2013. He is currently on staff with Christ Community Church, serving as church planter with Hispanics in Memphis. Followed by “Potluck” Lunch — LBC families are asked to bring plenty to share with the guests. There are no evening activities. For more information, call 872-0623.

Sept. 18
Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  It is a program for youth ages 3-17 years old. It will meet on Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. and the theme for dinner is
“Roadkill Cafe”. Dinner will include baked chicken legs. For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.

Sept. 19
The Harry M. Crawford American Legion Post 252  Millington will hold its monthly general membership meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Baker Community Center on Church Street in Millington.  A report on the National American Legion Convention in Houston will be given by the Post’s delegate to the Houston convention, Lee Buchschacher.   Veterans and members of the general public are welcomed to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.  For more information, call Lee Buchschacher at 230-3870.

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. The guestspeaker will be Rhonda Mooney, NARFE Tennessee Federation Vice President. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

Sept. 21
The Rosemark Church of God in Christ, located at 8815 Millington-Arlington in Millington, is hosting a event to be held in the Chapel Hill Community (near Barret’s Chapel Elementary) on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  There will be food, fun, and fellowship that is free and open to the public. There will be games, prizes, and giveaways for those in attendance.  For more information, contact the church office at 829-4106 or visit our church website at

Sept. 22
Homecoming/Fall Rally/Church Picnic Day will be at Upper Canaan M.B.Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North, Sunday at 2 p.m. St. Matthew M.B. in Stanton is the guest church. Pastor Cavat Bass will deliver the Word, prayers will be petitioned, Scriptures read, songs of praise rendered, games and activities will be available for all age levels, a Power Point of the church history will be presented, food served and much more. The attire is casual. Everyone is invited to share and witness this memorable and Holy Ghost-filled occasion. For more information, call chairperson Barbara Clements 835-2104 or Pastor Julius Hawkins 872-6919.

The Layton Duo, from the United Kingdom will be performing at the Strand Music Hall, located at 7979 Wilkinsville Road, in Millington. All proceeds go to aid the Widow’s Mite Purse Foundation. Tickets are available at the door Sunday with the show starting at 2:00 p.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.

Sept. 28
On Saturday, the Annual Luncheon for Federal Retirees and/or former employees of the former Naval Hospital of Millington, will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. For more information, call 476-6603.

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.

Oct. 13
The Rosemark Church of God in Christ will be celebrating 80 years of ministry on Oct. 13 with Pastor John B. Smith and his wife Carol. The event will start at 11:15 a.m. with guest speaker Minister Ender Hope Austin III (Bethesda COGIC in Las Vegas). Then at 3 p.m. the speaker will be Pastor Earl Shannon (St. Luke COGIC in Olive Branch, Miss.). The church is located at 8815 Millington-Arlington Road in Millington. For more information, call 829-4106 or visit

Nov. 9
The Historic Ruffin Theater presents the Memphis Symphony Orchestra Big Band Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at Covington/Tipton Countyu Chamber of Commerce and South Tipton Chamber of Commerce. Tickets will also be available online at The Ruffin is located at 113 W. Pleasant Ave. in Covington. For more information, call 290-8225.

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