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Calendar of Events November 6

Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael was the guest speaker at this week’s Rotary Club luncheon. Judge Michael outlined the structure and responsibilities of the court, which handles 50-70,000 cases each year ranging from child support, child abuse/foster care, child custody and visitation, as well as delinquency cases. The mission of the court is to make a positive difference in communities, with families and with children. Judge Michael noted the recidivism rate for juvenile offenders coming into the court is low, with about 80 percent turning their lives around.

Month of November
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.

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.
Cal Rotary Speaker Render 11-6
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.

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)

On Saturday at Baker Community Center “Laurel’s Nutrition Nook” will host a “Fall Health Expo.” Featured speaker will be Dr. Daniel Holsinger D.D.S.  Topics will include:  Survive the Upcoming Cold & Flu Season without Getting Sick.  Immune Boosting Foods and Supplements that Work.  Blood Sugar Management for Weight Loss and Cellular Nutrition for Optimal Health. Receive a CD “Beat Cancer, Heart Disease and Stress” – by Dr. Don Lawson PhD – Certified Clinical Nutritionist. There is a cost for the event.

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 cndowell45@yahoo.com, Cynthia Bounds Green at 218-9956 or cynthia.green74@gmail.com, Deborah Hayes Burris at 603-7014 or Debone756@yahoo.com, Oberia Vergers Malone at 867-6686 or oberiamalone@navy.mil, Mary Wilson Adkins at 581-2579 or madkins@tiptonco.com; 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 tiptoncountymastergardeners.com.
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 morrison8393@bellsouth.net.

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