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Calendar of Events May 15

The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Class of 2014 Distinguished Scholars are Connor Alexander, Alexandra Padilla Bobbitt, McKenzie Brower, Andrew Edmiston, Jacquiline Kuykendall, William Long, Ashley Max, Logan Mayo, and Reva Obenchain. The 2014 TRA Graduation will be held at the Millington First Baptist Church this Saturday starting at 8 a.m.TRA Distinguished Honors 5-15

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.

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 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) May 16 – The Dantones (Classic Rock) May 23 – Andy Childs (Memphis Music) May 30 – Section 8 (Classic Rock/Blues) 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.

Month of May
Munford Parks and Recreation Partners with the “Y” to Provide Summer Camps Munford Parks and Recreation has partnered with the Millington Family YMCA to provide summers camps for children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.  The summer day camp starts May 27-Aug. 1,  Hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.  There is a registration fee.  Camps will be held at the old Munford Library located at 87 College Street, and will include trips to the parks in the City of Munford, the library and skating rink. Summer Day Camp Programs provide an exciting, safe environment for children and teens to explore the outdoors, build confidence, develop skills and make lasting friendships and memories, so they can grow as individuals and leaders. To register, call the Millington Family YMCA at 873-1434.

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
Hampton Memorial U.M.C. located at 7835 Armour Road will have a churchwide yard sale/bake sale Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables available for a fee. For more information, call 872-2675.

Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Auction will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church,  3099 West Union Road, on Saturday. 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

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: 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

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:  or visit us at 7725 E. Navy Circle, Millington, TN 38053.

June 1
The Promiseland Missionary Baptist Church located at 3728 West Union Road in Millington is inviting friends and family to celebrate the Pastor and Wife’s 23rd anniversary. The day will recognize Rev. and Mrs. Andrew Chambers Sr., on June 1 at 2 p.m. To RSVP, call Melba Tross at 873-0522.

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