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Calendar of Events Aug. 21

SEPT. 12-13
The International Goat Days Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The 25th Annual event will be a blow out with the biggest schedule in Goat Days history. “Community Village” Booth Space is available and for more information, call 873-5770.
Goat Shows including the MGR National Championships, Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Shows, Tractor Pull, Antique Tractor Show, Barrel Racing, TN Jr. Rodeo Association Rodeos, KCBS Sanctioned Barbecue Contest, Arts and Crafts, Fishing Rodeo, Horseshoe Tournament, Kids on Parade, Kid Zone, Goat Chariot Races, live music and more!
Sept. 12 6–10 p.m. see attached schedule for events & times
Sept. 13  8 a.m. – 10 p.m. see schedule on millington-news.com for events & times
at USA Stadium  4351 Babe Howard Blvd. Millington, TN  off Highway 51 NorthCal Goat Days logo

Month of August
The Millington Lions Club is holding its Pancake Breakfast during the 2014 International Goat Days Festival at the USA Stadium in Millington Sept. 13 from 6 to 11 a.m. The Club holds this event to raise money to provide the members of the community who are in need with the gift of sight and hearing. The funds collected pay for eye exams for glasses and auditory exams for hearing aids, as well as providing financial assistance for eye and ear surgeries.  The Lions Club is asking local businesses for donations and/or sponsorships to provide food products and/or monies to cover the cost for food and supplies for the event. The projected menu is coffee, milk, orange juice, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes with syrup and jellies.
Sponsorship packages are also available with Gold Sponsor ($100 or more) or Silver Sponsor ($50-$99). To donate or sponsor, mail check to:
Millington Lions Club, Attn: Linda Overstreet
4694 Oak Harbour Trace, Millington, TN 38053
For more information, e-mail overstrl@yahoo.com

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.

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.

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. 21
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.

Aug. 23
Millington Superintendent Dr. David Roper announced that, at 10 a.m., Aug. 23, a “celebration” of the new school system will be conducted in the Millington Central High School Cafeteria. Although the details about the “specific agenda” will be released soon, he said everyone in the community is “welcome” to attend the event.

The Millington Farmer’s Market is invites the public to enter the homemade ice cream contest from 10-10:15 a.m. to prevent melting. Along with the regular vendors, the Market will be having a Homemade Ice Cream Contest. The winner will get a free entry into the International Goat Days Homemade Ice Cream Contest. Come on out with your best recipes to 5152 Easley Street in Millington. For more information, call 873-5770.

Aug. 28
A Journey with God and Cancer: On Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Temple United Methodist Church at 4404 Sykes Road in Millington will begin a facilitated group to offer hope and encouragement for all who’ve been touched by cancer. Find the spiritual support needed to navigate this challenging season. This group is for anyone who has been impacted by cancer — those in active treatment, survivors, caregivers and concerned loved ones. For more information, call Elisa George at 848-6674 or Bill Simms at 873-0186.

Sept. 5-6
Do your part for the park, Town of Brighton Playground Project will be held Sept. 5 with music in the park and a BBQ contest from 7-11 p.m. Then on Sept. 6, the 5K will be held starting at 7 a.m. with vendors, games and local entertainment from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Donkey Basketball will take place at 6 p.m. All money raised during the Founders Day Celebration will be used to purchase new playground equipment for the park.

Sept. 6
Wild Game Dinner will be held at Millington First Baptist Church located at 5010 West Union Ave. Millington FBC is hosting their annual wild game dinner on Saturday.  The wild game dinner will begin at 5 p.m. (doors open for vendors and appetizers at 2 p.m.)with our special guest speaker Brodie Swisher of Paris.  There is a cost for a 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 our website at fbcmillington.org.

Millington FBC is hosting a car show in conjunction with their annual wild game dinner on Saturday, Sept. 6.  The car show will accept cars for entry from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (there is a fee for cars).  The car show will be from 1- 4p.m. with awards to be given at 5 p.m. before the wild game dinner.  Admission is free to attend.  Concessions will be provided.  All proceeds from the event will go to the Millington Crisis Center.  For more information, contact the church office at 872-2264 or visit our website at fbcmillington.org.

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

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