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Calendar of Events July 31

CTI photoTaking Off

Standing row from left are Dave Kaiser, Vice President Flight Training Operations for CTI Professional Flight Training, Jason Dupree, Secretary/Treasurer, MAA Board Commissioner, Matt Black, Vice President Business Development for CTI, Larry Dagen, Alderman city of Millington, Sarah Bryan, Compliance Manager for CTI, James Ashcraft, MAA Board Commissioner, Andy Stafford, Flight Instructor for CTI Professional Flight Training, Connor Mullen, Facilities Support Technician for CTI Professional Flight Training, Charles Gulotta, President IDB/Chamber of Commerce and Kyle Mullen, Quality Assurance Manager for CTI; And kneeling from left are Al Mullen, President of CTI and CTI Professional Flight Training and Roy Remington, Executive Director MAA.
The event held last month was sponsored by the Millington Airport Authority as a “Meet and Greet” of the local pilots with CTI Professional Flight Training.  CTI Professional Flight Training, A subsidiary of the Memphis based Crew Training International (CTI)  has been training professional pilots at its Fort Lauderdale location for over 25 years, and recently expanded its operation to a satellite base at Millington Regional Jetport.  This expansion includes a complete renovation of an existing hangar at the Jetport, an order for twenty new fully-equipped training aircraft, and plans for a full campus-style training experience, including on-site dorms, dining, and recreation facilities.  CTI Professional Flight Training’s unique training format can take a student from zero hours experience to a licensed commercial pilot in approximately six to eight months. For more information, visit or call the school at 901-873-iFly (4359).


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 or make payment by Aug. 2 to: Class of 1984 reunion 312 Nivens Drive, Atoka, TN 38004. For more information, call 490-8240 or Michele Goodwin Harkness at 355-2650.

The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries.

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.

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,, or Annie Weakley Watkins: 353-8034,

Aug. 2
The Millington Crisis Center located at 8011 Wilkinsville Road will be hosting a Back to School Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday rain or shine, inside or outside. School clothers are $1 each. There will also be school supplies, home pillows, bed toppers, summer items, glassware, small appliances, books, decorative shelves, luggage, snow shovels and more. All proceeds go directly to the general operating fund of the Crisis Center.

Aug. 2 & 9
The Millington Central High School Football Booster Club will be holding two clean-up days at the MCHS Football Stadium and invites all of the community to join the club. The dates are Saturday Aug. 2 and 9. Boosters will be there working throughout the day from 8 a.m. until the evening. The public is invited to bring weedeaters, rakes, shovels, paint brushes/rollers, gloves and more.

Aug. 3
Millington First Baptist Church located at 5010 West Union Ave., in Millington will host a Backpack Sunday Aug. 3. Children (preschool and elementary) can wear their backpacks to church that day and receive a small set of school supplies. Local teachers and administrators will also be recognized during the worship service that morning at 9:30 a.m.  For more information, contact the church office at 872-2264 or visit the website at

Sept. 6
Millington First Baptist Church located at 5010 West Union Ave., Millington will host the annual Wild Game Dinner and Car Show Sept. 6. The car show will begin at 1 p.m. (there is no entry fee for cars) and the wild game dinner will begin at 5 p.m. (doors open for vendors and appetizers at 3:30 p.m.)with our special guest speaker Brody Swisher of Paris, Tenn.  There is a cost for the wild game dinner, which can be purchased in the church office or the church event desk.  For more information, contact the church office at 872-2264 or visit the website at

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: or call Jeremy at 873-5700

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:
For information about the director Robert Parker

West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church located at 3099 West Union Road is having a series of sermons based on the book of Hebrew, entitled “Jesus is Greater.” Morning worship service is at 11 a.m.  Come join the church for a message.  For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.

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