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Calendar of Events June 19

The Exchange Club of Millington awarded Martavius Tucker with the1st place District, Ace Award. He received $100 and an award from the Millington Club. He was winner of the Tennessee district award and will receive $1000 at the district dinner in Memphis in June. Roddarius Pitts  was second place and was awarded $50 from the Exchange Club. Posing with Tucker are from left Beth Hale, Leanna Dagen, Martavius Tucker, Tia Lord and Rene’ Jones. Posing with Pitts from left are Tia Lord, Beth Hale, Rodarius Pitts, Rene’ Jones and Leanna Dagen.

Month of JuneExchange Club Martavius Tucker 5-22 Exchange Club Rodarius Pitts 5-22
The 2014 Millington Leadership Millington class is conducting a communitywide Baby Shower to benefit the Millington Crisis Center throughout the month of June. There are several locations to drop off baby items. For more information, call 872-4357 or visit millington-news.com

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.

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.

Join Millington Parks, Recreation and Arts’ Jeremy Rochell every Monday morning from 9 a.m. to noon  for a fun and educational program to make landscape improvements in our parks. This program is open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by and adult or pre register. All materials will be provided. No fee to participate. For more information, call 873-5770.

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.

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.

June 19
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. The guest speakers will be Kevin Kuhns and Wanda Doyle, American Red Cross, Mid-South Chapter will discuss Disaster Preparedness.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

June 19-22
The Top Tenn Baseball Tourney will be held at the historic USA Stadium from Thursday-Sunday at Field 1. USA Stadium is located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd. In Millington. The cost is $5 a person each day.

June 23-27
Register now for Playhouse 51’s Summer Puppet Theatre Workshop at Harvell Civic Center for students ages 7-17, Monday through Friday, June 23-27, from 8 a.m. to noon each day with a performance Friday, June 27, at 7 p.m. It will be a learning experience in the art and craftsmanship of theater through creating, building, and performing a puppet show based on “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” dramatizing the story from both sides:  that of the Billy Goats and that of the Troll.
For more information, call director Amy Settle at 494-1843 or trollmomma2000@yahoo.com.  Or call the Playhouse 51 message line at 872-7170. Anyone wishing to volunteer to help with the workshop is welcome to call as well.

June 25
A Japenese Cuisine Fundraiser will be held June 25 at 8510 Wilkinsville Road (Kobe Japanese Cuisine).  The event will feature Judge Tarik Sugarman, a Juvenile Court Judge candidate. He will be on hand to meet and greet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 335-8222 or visit www.votejudgesugarmon.com

June 28
Millington Animal Safe Haven (M.A.S.H.) will be taking photos of your pet for a cash donation at Millington Public Library, located at 4858 Navy Road, on Saturday. A summer fun backdrop will be ready for your pooch to pose for our camera between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Your picture will be printed while you wait. Come and meet the MASH volunteers and some of the pups currently available for adoption. For more information, go to www.mash38053.com, e-mail mash38053@aol.com or call 317-9502.

Aug. 1-2
Millington Central High School Class of 1974 will hold 40 Year Reunion, Aug. 1-2. For more information, contact Debra Daniels Golden: 353-3313, dkayg10@hotmail.com, or Annie Weakley Watkins: 353-8034, annie_watkins@bellsouth.net.
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
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 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

July 2
Celebrate Munford presents “Celebrate Independence” on July 2 at City Park on College Street in Munford.
Starting at 7:30 p.m., the Navy Band Mid-South’s contemporary entertainment ensemble will perform a 45-minute concert.  A spectacular fireworks display will be the grand finale.
Food and beverage will be offered for sale in support of the Munford High School Band’s fundraising efforts to attend the Macy’s Day Parade in 2015.  T-shirts and other items will also be made available at the Celebrate Munford table. Rest room facilities will be provided in the park. Limited handicap parking will be available in the City Hall parking lot at the corner of Munford Avenue and College Street. The public is encouraged to bring their own seating for this free event.

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