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Calendar of Events January 8, 2015

VFW check presentation 1Pictures from the presentation of checks from Ladies Auxiliary Fleet Reserve Unit 86, MOC PT 26 Shelby Angels, Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 7175, MOCA 26, Fleet Reserve Association, North Shelby VFW Post 7175  to the Millington FUMC Food Pantry on the morning of Dec. 9 for Christmas Food Baskets at the Millington Food Pantry. First United Methodist Reverend Ed White was on hand for the check presentation with the Veterans’ groups.

Month of January
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.

West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church is inviting all to their Sunday morning worship services. The subject of the worship services during January, 2015, is Stewardship. Rev. James Hamblin will be delivering the message each Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

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 at 7942 Church Street from noon to 1 p.m. The program is a local non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. For more information, call program founder/coordinator and CEO Carol Jenkins 949-1675.

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
Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.  Call today for free screenings or referrals.   800-431-1754

Jan. 8
The NSA Mid-South Fleet and Family Support Center and Unemployment Eliminators are hosting a Veterans Job Fair at the NSA Mid-South Conference Center on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two flyers are attached, one for local businesses that may have openings and want to register for a booth at the job fair, and the other flyer targeting job seekers. Any Chamber members who may have positions available if you would like to register for a booth contact Jennie at 678-863-0425.  Please post the flyer regarding those who may be seeking employment to help spread the word about the job fair, which is open to the public. The Chamber will have a table at the job fair, where we will be able to provide information about Chamber membership, as well as information about assistance with starting a new business.

Jan. 10
You Can Quit! Kick the Habit in 2015 (smoking) is being offered by the Shelby County Health Department in Millington. Classes begin Saturday Jan. 10, 2015. For more information or to sign up, contact Shayla Lawrence at 222-9268 or

Jan. 11
Southwest Tennessee Community College is hosting a four-week baseball camp starting Jan. 11. Southwest Tennessee Head Coach George Sykes will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. For more information, visit, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.

Brighton’s First Assembly of God Church located at 1422 Old Highway 51 invites the public to come and attend a special service with special guest Ronny Hinson. Keithel Boothe is the Pastor. For more information, call 837-2409.

Jan. 15
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 Larry Henderson, Tennessee Federation President. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

Jan. 17
The New Business Expo will be showcasing small businesses in the city of Memphis and surrounding areas. This event will highlight unique and entertaining products, one stop shopping, and family fun. Local businesses will have the opportunity to market their products, network, and increase revenue. The New Business Expo will be held Saturday Jan. 17, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Hickory Ridge Mall located on 6075 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38115. Shoppers will have the opportunity to find huge discounts and deals for a variety of items catering to all occasions. Shoppers will be amazed at how much the New Business Expo has to offer. If you would like to participate as a vendor or for more information, contact: Event Coordinators: Dorothy Gary at 864-5574 or email Candis Saulsberry 896-7818 or email at

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