Trunk or treat at First United Methodist Church in Millington was held with Fire Inspector Robert Reilly in front of his “Car.” Also in the spirit of the holiday, members of the Senior group at Baker Community Center dressed in customes for their regular meeting.
Month of November
The Covington Exchange Club and the South Tipton Exchange Club is A Field of Flags To Benefit the Exchange Club – Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. A display of American flags with each flag representing the life of a patriot. Whether it be a War Veteran, Active Military personnel, National Guard Member, Reservist, Firefighter or Law Enforcement Officer who serves in our community today, or in memory of those who have served in the military of their country, or someone who has lost their life in the line of duty. Nov. 1-14 flags will be displayed in Atoka, Brighton, Covington, Munford, and Rosemark. For more information call, 476-1515
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 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.
Sunday evening church service is held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 3099 West Union Road at 6 p.m. in the Family Living Center. A pot luck dinner follows the bible study. Children’s activities and youth activities start at 6 p.m. and finish at 7, just in time for dinner. Come join us for singing, fellowship, bible study and food. Currently, the theme of Bible study is the “Job – Beyond the Ashes” Series. For more information, call 876-5757 ext 3.
With the Tipton-Rosemark Academy Rebels Football team qualified for the playoffs this Friday at Father Ryan Academy at 7 p.m., the TRA F.A.M.E. has rescheduled its Fall drama production Aresenic and Old Lace. The show that was scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10. The three remaining shows are now at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10.
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 www.ruffintheater.org. The Ruffin is located at 113 W. Pleasant Ave. in Covington. For more information, call 290-8225.
The St. William’s Women’s Club is having their Annual Harvest Dinner and Silent Auction on Sat. Nov. 9. The group will be serving turkey and dressing and all the trimmings. The Auction will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served starting at 5:30. Tickets will be available in advance, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635, Shirley Maes at 647-6111 or the church office at 872-4099. Call for ticket prices and more information.
Veterans Welcome Home and Job Fair will be held Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free food and fun for the whole family. The event will be held at NSA Mid-South Conference Center at 5700 Attu Street in Millington. It is a special event for All Operations Enduring and Iraq Freedom Veterans and family. There will be health benefit information, VA Staff & Special Programs on site, Education Information and enrollment for healthcare. This is hosted by Memphis VA Medical Center and NSA Mid-South Fleet & Family Support Center. For more information, contact Brenda Sherman 874-5330.
Mullins United Methodist Women will sponsor their 36th annual Craft Fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Mullins United Methodist Church located at 4 N. Mendenhall at Walnut Grove in Memphis. Exhibitors from around the Mid-South in three areas: gym, education, building and fellowship hall. Free parking, free admission and free shuttle van. All proceeds go to local missions such as MIFA, Neighborhood Center, Church Health Center, Reelfoot Rural Ministries, heifer International Project, First Works, Hannah’s Hope, United Methodist Committee on Relief for West Tennessee and Lester School.
“Laurel’s Nutrition Nook” from the Open Marketplace in Millington will host a “Fall Health & Wellness Expo” on Saturday with two nurses and three featured speakers will teach on the following topics: Ten Worst Foods, God’s Pharmacy, Nutrition at the Cellular Level, Preparing for the Flu Season, Children’s Nutrition, Why Supplement, Beautiful Skin and Weight Management during the Holidays. The Expo will be held at the Baker’s Community Center from 10 a.m.-noon. There is a cost.
Join the members of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church and other local churches as they solute and honor veterans and their families. The Veterans Day Program will be held Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church located at 8801 Bethuel Road in Millington. For more information, call POC: Exum Beechem at 230-1256 or Fred Bailey at 233-6367. Refreshments will be served for Veterans and their families in attendance.
The Austin Peay Elementary Patriots will present their Nintgh Annual Veterans Day Program, honoring all veterans and military personnel on Monday at 1 p.m. in the AES Gymnasium. The school is located just off Highway 14 at 474 Academic Drive in Covington. The program is especially designed to give highest honors to all who have served our country and will feature our guest speaker, Howard Lee, WWII Pearl Harbor Survivor with Diane Hight, President of Forever Young Senior Wish, performances by the AES Patriot Chorus, United States Color Guard, Kim Colborn, The New “Andrews Sisters,” Ms. Sabrina Sneed-Matthews, The Brighton Middle School seventh and eighth grade band, The entire AES student body and more. All veterans and military personnel are encouraged to wear their dress uniforms, if possible, and there will be a reception for all veterans and military members and their families in the library following the program. The Austin Peay Elementary students are anxious to show how much they appreciate all that these very special people have done for them. Please come and let us say, “Thank you for serving our country.”
Tipton-Rosemark Academy is hosting a day for the Veterans including breakfast and program. The event will kickoff at 8:30 a.m., and all veterans are invited to join TRA for the meal and program. For more information, call 829-4221 ext. 1201.
The Tipton County Veterans Parade is Monday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. around the Covington Court Square – a great tribute organized by and for our Vets. Never forget their sacrifices.
A public forum to get input form Millington residents is scheduled for Nov. 12 at the Harvell Civic Center and will start at 7 p.m.
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 Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. and the theme for dinner is “Mighty Kingdom(knights/princesses)”. Dinner will include chicken nuggets and mashed potatoes. For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.
A craft bazaar will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Booths will be available inside the Family Living Center. For more information or to rent a space, call Sharon Hance at 876-3265.
Chief Servant Community Mega Feast 2013 Free Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday at the Millington Civic Center from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It free to all families, churches, friends and neighbors. It is a time of fellowship. The event is hosted by the Historica First Baptist Church and REACH Ministries. For more information, call 872-3411 or fax 873-2582 or visit www.hfbcministries.org.
Embury United Methodist Church located at 2060 Locke Cuba Road will be having their annual “Christmas in the Forest” bazaar on Saturday. The church will have baked goods, canned goods, crafts, soup luncheon and a white elephant sale.Come join the church from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call Liz at 876-3091.