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Calendar of Events May 22

The River City Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored outstanding students in the Millington and Tipton County area, May 11 at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. Those honored were Alyssa Chandler, Christopher Columbus essay winner, Tabitha Callahan, American History Essay sixth grade winner, Andrew Forbess, seventh grade winner, Mya Bernett, eighth grade winner, Hollis Miller, American History Bee winner, Cadet Chabelil Brooks, JROTC winner. Also River City Chapter member, Stephanie Bohrman was presented with a certificate for 2013 Volunteer Information Specialist of the Year.

Month of MayCal The River City Chapter 5-22
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 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.

“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.

Munford Parks & Rec
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 21-28
Pre-registration for Central Baptist Church Vacation Bible School is May 21 and 28 from 6-7 p.m. The theme of the Central Baptist Church VBS is “Weird Animals” June 9-13, from 6-8:30 p.m., located at 755 Lucy Kelly Road in Brighton. The VBS is for ages 3 years old to fifth grade. Please call 901-475-4422 For more information, call 475-4422.

May 24
Along with the regular vendors, the Millington Farmer’s Market will be having a craft project for children starting at 10 a.m. to noon. There will be teaching for the children on how to make a flower pot. All the supplies will be furnished and the Market will be displaying the children’s handy work in the Farmer’s Market located at 5152 Easley Street in Millington. For more information, call 873-5770.

The 2014 Millington Baseball Team invites you to Summer Baseball Team Tryouts on May 27 at Miles Park (Trojan Field) at 4 p.m. The tryouts are open to eighth graders who will become Trojans next year, plus all returning non-senior players. All players between the eighth and 11th grade should tryout and the best 28 players will be selected as the 2014 Summer Baseball Team. There is a cost if selected of $100. There will be games in June and two weeks starting the second week of July. There is a dead period for sports June 22 to July 6. For more information, call 873-8100.

May 31
Household Hazardous Waste Collection May 31 – You can dispose of all those left over household chemicals, lawn and garden products, and automotive materials that you’ve never known what to do with.

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.

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.

June 5
The Activities Committee of West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a supper to honor the men of our church on Saturday at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be Gene Smith who is with Radio AM790 and the “Outside with Larry Rea Show.” Come and eat a delicious meal. Make reservations by calling Jeanette Lucas at 876-5757 ext 3.

June 10
A Taste of Tipton will be held June 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Brighton High Shcool. All proceeds will benefit Confidential Care for Women. For ticket prices and more information, call 476-6528.

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