Ken Sullivan of the Millington Exchange, awarded Chris Stokes of the Millington Police Dept., with the club’s annual Officer of the Year award at a recent meeting at Old Timers in Millington.
Month of November
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.
The Understanding Grief Series I presents free worksheets on surviving grief during the holidays. For more information, visit www.chriswmason.com or call C.W. Mason at 743-7705.
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 p.m., just in time for dinner. Come join the church for singing, fellowship, bible study and food. The messages this month will be the Advent Season Messages. For more information, call 876-5757 ext 3.
City of Munford, The recycling container is located at the south end of Haddad’s Department Store parking lot on Crigger Circle. Only newsprint, corrugated cardboard and plastics are collected at this site. Additional materials are collected at the Tipton County Recycling Center located at the landfill on Highway 51. Computers may be recycled free of charge at Expertek, 70 Munford Avenue.
City of Millington Happenings
Holiday Market Christmas Concert (Vendor Information)
Nov. 30, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Baker Community Center. Visit www.millingtontn.gov for more details.
Board of Mayor and Aldermen
On Thanksgiving Day, Soul Out and DREAM Inter Faith ministries will host the Thanksgiving Feast at Baker Community starting at noon.
Carolyn Jenkins, of Soul Out Ministries started feeding the needy at Baker Community Center earlier this year. Her food outreach program will be on dispay Thanksgiving feeding those in need. For more information on Soul Out Ministry or the Thanksgiving Feast, call 949-1675. To donate, send to Soul Out Ministries, P.O. Box 231, Millington, TN 38083-0231.
Nov. 29-Dec. 2
Thanksgiving Bracket Brawl $5k will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 2 at the Memphis International Raceway. For more information, please visit www.racemir.com
Holiday Market and Concert
Saturday following Black Friday
Shop local this holiday season at the Millington Arts and Recreation Holiday Market. The Market is open at Baker Community Center from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Enjoy Christmas carols and hot chocolate as you shop for home made, hand made items. Vendor booths are available for a fee. Admission to the Market is free.
Month of December
Christmas Time at the Y. Come by the Millington Family YMCA on Friday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for our Annual Christmas Craft Fair which features edible goodies, crocheted and knit items, jewelry and more for sale.
On Saturday, Dec. 14 start early and participate in our Santa Swim by swimming one mile, the nursery will be available, all proceeds go to children programming in the Millington community area. For more information, call 873-1434, or visit at 7725 E. Navy Circle, Millington, TN 38053 for event fees.
Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It is a program for youth ages 3 to 17 years old. It will meet on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m and the theme for dinner is”Jungle Safari.” Dinner will include spaghetti and animal
crackers. This is the final KICKs meeting until January 2014. For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.
The Millington Christmas Parade is held the first Saturday of December at 3 p.m. The parade begins at Bill Knight and Newport, continuing north on Newport, right onto Navy Road, right onto Church Street, and right onto Bill Knight. There is a theme for each year’s event, which annually features more than 50 entries. Trophies are awarded for the best entries.
Celebrate Christmas Parade Saturday at 5:30 p.m., in Downtown Munford.
* Line up:
Proceed to your designated line-up position at 4 p.m and be situated by 4:30 p.m. The parade will begin to move shortly after 5 and the parade will start on the parade route at 5:30.
* Entry Fee:
Individual entries are to bring 1 new, unwrapped gift and 3 to 4 new, unwrapped gifts for organizations. Gifts will be given to Toys for Tots to distribute to those in need at Christmastime.
The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual gala Dec. 10 at the Holiday Inn & Express at 6 p.m. in Millington. The theme is Denim & Pearls. There will be food, fun and fellowship. This year’s title sponsor is Memphis International Raceway. For ticket information, call Teri Flannagan at 872-1486.