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Calendar of Events October 30

Pink Power

Vickie Shelby is a two-year Breast Cancer survivor. She celebrated Saturday in Collierville with her sisters in pink, at the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. She lives in Millington and wanted to thank all those who support her.

Month of October
The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs work around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries.
Cal Breast Cancer Survivor 10-30
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.

Stay fit and active with low impact senior exercise class offered Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Baker Community Center Room 5. Baker Community Center is located at 7942 Church Street in Millington. For more information, call 873-5770.

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.

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.

Oct. 31
Trick R’ Trunk will be held Halloween from 6-8:30 p.m. with hayrides, games, food, pumpkin carving and decorating contest. Enter at your own rist the Laboratory of Dr. Frankenstein. All this will take place at Embury UMC located at 2060 Locke Cuba Road. All ages are invited.

Nov. 1
The Brighton High School Lady Cardinals will be hosting a 5k at the school on Nov. 1 beginning at 9 a.m.  It is a fundraiser for the program and Make-A-Wish Mid-South. For more information, call 837-5800.

The St. William Women’s Club is having their Annual Harvest Dinner and Silent  Auction on Sat. Nov. 1 in our Life Center located next door to the Church. The church will be serving turkey and dressing and all the trimmings.  The Auction will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be available in advance, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635 or Shirley Maes at 647-6111 or the church office at 872-4099.

Nov. 3
The November meeting of the Lucy Garden Club will be held Nov. 3 with guest speaker Master Gardener Regina Berryman.  Berryman will be demonstrating How to Make Holiday Wreaths and Fall Center Pieces. Lucy Garden Club meets at the Lucy Wedding Chapel at 6185 Chase Road in Millington. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with the guest speaker followed by refreshments and than the business meeting.  All neighbors in North Shelby County and the surrounding communities are invited to attend this free presentation.  For more information, call Tom Mashour at 872-3593 or 337-0046.

Nov. 5
Kids In Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  It is for children ages 3-17 years old and meets every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m.  Dinner is served at 6 p.m.  The theme for Wednesday night, Nov 5,  is Mismatch Day. For more information, call 876-5757 ext 3.

Nov. 8
The public is invited to come out in honoring all who served in the first Millington Veterans’ Parade since 1974. Everyone wishing to honor our veterans is invited to participate. Pre-registration is required. For more information about the parade, contact Millington Arts, Recreation & Parks at 873-5770. Millington’s VFW Post 7175 will host a community cookout following the parade at the post located at 4681 Cuba-Millington Road in Millington. (Rain date is Nov. 15)

A Fish Fry with pond-raised catfish, white beans, fries, cole slaw, hushpuppies, tea or coffee and dessert will be held Saturday at Fellowship Baptist Church FLC from 4 to 7 p.m. The church is located at 4635 Quito Drummonds Road in Quito. There is a fee for takeout orders. This is a fund-raising event for the building fund. For more information, call 835-5143.

Nov. 17
The members of the Jones-Phillips Civic Club will host a meeting with guest Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell Nov. 17 starting at 6 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church located at 8801 Bethuel Road. The public is invited at attend. For more information, call Joe Houston at 644-7125.

Nov. 29
Munford High School Class of 1974 Class Reunion will be held Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites at 5090 Cooper Creek Blvd. in Millington. The theme will be 1970s or semi-formal attire. There is a fee with cashier’s check or money order payable to: Class Reunion of 1974, P.O. Box 1263, Munford, TN 38058. For more information, contact Carolyn Nabors Dowell at 487-2128 or, Cynthia Bounds Green at 218-9956 or, Deborah Hayes Burris at 603-7014 or, Oberia Vergers Malone at 867-6686 or, Mary Wilson Adkins at 581-2579 or; or Jill Moore Anderson at 634-3810.

Master Gardeners
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Master Gardener’s course and are available from either the Tipton County Extension Office located at 111 West Washington Ave. in Covington or by downloading one from the website at
The 15-week class begins on Jan. 6, 2015 at the Extension Office; each class is from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. Applications should be submitted by Nov. 3 and there is a course fee must be paid by Nov. 28.  The course fee covers the cost of the student handbook and class materials. The handbook covers topics such as basic botany, soil composting, herb and vegetable gardening, turf grasses , weed control and a variety of other points of interest to gardeners.  Class presenters are Extension Agents, specialists from the University of Tennessee and other agencies and Master Gardeners.  The Master Gardener course is offered by the University of Tennessee; for more information, contact the Extension Office at 476-0231 or Mike Morrison at

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