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Calendar of Events July 17

The Millington Exchange presented a plaque to the  Millington Police Department, in honor of the Proudly we Hail award, for proper displaying of the American Flag. Pictured from left are Ken Sullivan (president), Leanna Dagen, Tia Lord, Millington Police Chief Rita Stanback, Chuck Hurt Jr. and Katrina Skerritt.

Month of July
It’s time for the Millington Central High School Class of 1984’s 30-year reunion. The committee is planning a blow out celebration Aug. 29 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Fixins Restaurant at 45 Reeder Ave. in Munford. Classmate David Mcree has offered to close off the eatery for a private party. On Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Millington Hampton Inn and Suites at 8838 Highway 51 North in Millington there will be an event. There is a fee for tickets and purchase visit millington1984.wordpress.com or make payment by Aug. 2 to: Class of 1984 reunion 312 Nivens Drive, Atoka, TN 38004.
For more information, Cal Exchange Club pic 7-10call 490-8240 or Michele Goodwin Harkness at 355-2650.

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 Jeremy Rochell every Monday morning from 9 a.m.-noon for an educational program to make landscape improvements in local parks. This program is open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult or pre-register at 7942 Church Street in Millington.  All materials will be provided.  No fee to participate.

Soul Out Ministries’ Hot Nutritional Meal are served every Thursday at the Baker Community Center from noon to 1 p.m. The program is affiliated with Dream Interfaith Ministries and all donations are tax deductible. For more information, call program founder/coordinator Carol Jenkins 949-1675.

July 17
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. The guest speaker will be Joy Williams, Senior Living Advisor for “A Place for Mom.”  She will discuss senior citizen living options and caregiving for seniors. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

July 19
Along with the traditional Millington Farmer’s Market vendors, there will be a bird feeders making area with for the children at 5152 Easley Street. Supplies will be provided for the children to make bird feeders. A park ranger from Shelby Forest will come out at 10 a.m., with some birds and talk to the kids about birds and the environment. The Market opens at 8 a.m. For more information, call 873-5770.

July 23-25
The Quito United Methodist Church, located at 4580 Quito Drummonds Road in Millingtonwill host its VBS July 23-5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The VBS is for children ages 4-grade 6. VBS preregister at 835-2318.

July 27-30
Vacation Bible School, Workshop of Wonders, Imagine and Build with God!, will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, July 27-30 (July 27 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 28-July 30 6 to 8:30 p.m.). The VBS is for Kindergarten through sixth grade. For more information, call Debbie Cross at 876-3665.

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.

CBC Seminars
2014 Gardening Seminars sponsored by Millington City Beautiful Commission
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

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.
Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.  800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com
Addiction Counseling: Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.  Call today for free screenings or referrals.   800-431-1754

Month of August
The film The Awakening of A Troubled Mind will be on location at the Millington Courthouse on Wednesday Aug. 6 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. The production needs about 50 extras on that particular day for shooting.  Also there is a need for 10 jurors for that day.  For more information about the movie visit: http://m.imdb.com/title/tt3665462/
For information about the director Robert Parker
www.facebook.com/theawakeningofatroubledmind
www.twitter.com/dtroubledmind

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