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Calendar of Events May 8

The Exchange Club of Millington had a speaker from Caris Healthcare and Hospice. She spoke of the great need for volunteers to spend time with and visit patients in the Millington area. Pictured from left are  Chuck Hurt Jr., Ali and Katrina Skerritt.

Month of May
Millington Airport Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Millington Regional Jetport. For more information, call 873-5796.

Jordan’s Thrifts, Gifts & Java located at 6646 Highway 51 North by Plantation Oaks Hotel will be starting classes on Jan. 6 from 6-8 p.m. for the following classes: Domestic Violence, Shelter from the Storm (Overcoming Sexual Abuse) and Celebrate Recovery (Overcoming Addictions). For more information, call one of these women to sign up as space is limited Lisa Tennyson at 828-2189 or Lainie Hale at 488-0268.

Sunday morning worship service at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 3099 West Union Road is held at 11 a.m. For more information, call 876-5757 ext 3.
Exchange Club Award 4-17
Tops (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)  meets on Fridays from 9-11 a.m. at Millington Community Center. Come join 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 or any time of year. For more information, visit www.chriswmason.com or call C.W. Mason at 743-7705.

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.

If anyone is nterested in joining Millington’s Relay for Life and support the American Cancer Society, contact Cathy Pike. The group needs teams – entertainment and vendors this year. Day of the main event is May 17 at Aycock Park in Millington. Event will be held from noon until midnight this year. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we will move the event inside. For more information, call 355-9903

“Concerts by the Green” is a series of free concerts events held every Friday in May from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Glen Eagle Golf Course. Admission is free and event is open to public. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Food and beverage items will be available for purchase. Picnic baskets and cooler will be allowed. Family friendly area features bouncy castle. Bands scheduled to perform for the concert series: May 9 – Randy Lee (Country) http://www.randyleeonline.com May 16 – The Dantones (Classic Rock) http://thedantones.com May 23 – Andy Childs (Memphis Music) http://www.andychilds.com May 30 – Section 8 (Classic Rock/Blues) http://section8bandmemphis.com. Sponsors for this event include: Homer Skelton Ford, Homer Skelton Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram, CFS, USAA, Tommy & Ginger Whitlock Re/Max Right Way, MWR and CNIC.

May 10
Along with the vendors at the Millington Farmers’ Market, there will an art project for the children on May 10 from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring the children out for chalk art fun at 5151 Easley Street in Millington. All supplies will be furnished. What fun-you can pick up some home grown goodness and let your kids be aspiring artist at the same time. For more information, call 873-5770.

May 11
The Upper Canaan M.B. Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North is extending an invitation to you for their Annual Mother’s Day Program Sunday during 11 a.m. service. The theme is “Mothers: Hands to Work-Hearts to God.” Minister Korey Garcia of Living Purpose Christian Church in Memphis, Tennessee will be the keynote speaker. The Youth Ministry will be honoring mothers through prayers, tributes, songs, dances,and presenting of gifts. A Memorial Period will honor mothers who have gone on before. The Men’s Ministry will prepare and serve the food. We are looking forward to a grand day in the Lord, Minister Julius Hawkins, Pastor. For more information, call 835-3541.

May 15
On Thursday, the Dixie Echoes will be in concert at Grace Baptist Church of Rosemark. The singing will begin at 7 p.m. No admission will be charged, but a love offering will be taken up. The church is located at 9171Brunswick Road in Rosemark. For more information, call 829-4621.

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.
May 17
The Millington Crisis Center and St. William Catholic Church are joining forces to raise money for the crisis center and the church.  The 7th annual Chinese Auction will be held on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center at St. William located at 8027 West Street in Millington. The auction will be preceded by a spaghetti dinner cooked by the Knights of Columbus.There is a price for the dinner which includes 20 tickets used for the Chinese Auction. Bidders win by placing their numbered tickets in the container in front of the item they wish to bid on. As tickets are drawn the number of the winning ticket is called and that person claims their item. This is a fun evening and everyone in the community is invited. Advance tickets are now available in the church office or by contacting Bitha Luze at 872-3635 or Shirley Maes at 647-6111. Additional auction tickets can be purchased the night of the auction.  Also anyone wishing to donate an item for the auction can drop it off at the church office.

Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 3099 West Union Road, on Saturday, May 17. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. with the auction following.  If you have donations for the auction and would like them picked up, call 876-5757, ext 3.  All proceeds go to the youth group for mission trips.

This Summer
NFL Pro Bowler and Carolina Panther star Greg Hardy is returning back to his hometown this summer for the I Go Hardy Camp for boys and girls. The football camp will be held July 12 for ages 6-17. The football camp is limited to 275. And there will be a cheerleading mini-camp for ages 6-12 that same day. The space there is limited to 25 spots. The camp will be held at Aycock Park with registration at 8 a.m. Then the camp will start at 9 a.m. and be completed at 2 p.m. Register at www.greghardyjr.com.

CBC Seminars
2014 Gardening Seminars sponsored by Millington City Beautiful Commission
May 3 ~ “Growing Plants from Seeds”
By Master Gardener Tom Mashour
June 14 ~ “Woodlawn Gardens”
By Master Gardener Ayn Roberson
July 12 ~ “Nine Rules for Mixed & Blended Beds” By Master Gardener Jean Ward-Jones
August 9 ~ “Trees and Storms”
By Master Gardener Jim Volgas
October 11 ~ T B A
September 13 ~ “Daffodils” By Master Gardener Dan Fuchs
May 31 ~ “Where the Wild Things Are”
By Master Gardener Sheryl Rose
September 20 ~ “Fall Containers”
By Master Gardener Vicky Higgins
November 15 ~ “Wreath Workshop”
For additional information contact: citybeautiful@rittermail.com or call Jeremy at 873-5700

This Summer
The Millington Trojan Basketball Camp 2014 will be held June 16-19 (9 a.m. to noon) and July 7-10 (noon to 3 p.m.). There is a cost and early registration discount if paid by May 31 making checks payable to Trojans Head Coach Rob Sabau. Included in the fee is a camp T-shirt and personal evaluation by coaches. Sabau will direct the camp with Trojan coaches and players as camp directors. Camp participants should come dress and ready to play basketball with basketball shoes, shorts, socks and T-shirt. For more information, call Sabau at 461-3464 or e-mail sabaurc@comcast.net

Youth Competitive Coed Basketball League
The Millington Family YMCA’s Youth Competitive Coed Basketball League, ages 8 to 15 yrs. Registration ends May 11.  Games are on Saturdays at the N-82 gym. Volunteer coaches needed. Participants will receive jersey, shorts and a participant medal. Call the Millington Family YMCA today for more details and to sign up at 873-1434, or email: mmoore@ymcamemphis.org  or visit us at 7725 E. Navy Circle, Millington, TN 38053.

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