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Calendar of Events January 29, 2015

Cal NARFE AWARDLarry Henderson, Tennessee Federation President presented Donna Briggs an award as one of the top NARFE recruiters in the state of Tennessee for the period between the 2012 and 2014 NARFE Conventions.  This award was presented at the NARFE meeting held Jan. 15 at Old Timer’s Restaurant.

Month of January
Free E-File Friday will start Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The program will continue until April 10. Sign-up outside starting at 9 a.m. until full for the day. Bring 1095A if health insurance purchased through marketplace. For more information for the program in your community, visit or call 1-888-227-7669.

The Spring Session of KICKS in now in session at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  KICKS stands for Kids In Christ the King and is a youth based program that meets on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m.  Included is a meal, followed by worship, crafts and recreation.  There is a fee. If your child has not been attending, make plans now to enroll them. The church is located at 3099 West Union Road in Millington. For more information, call 876-5757.

Tickets are now available for the locally-made movie “Awakening Of A Troubled Mind” third showing. The first two showing have old out. The movie will be screened at Studio On The Square on Thursday, March 12 and there will be ab addition showings  with the 7 and 9 p.m. The third showing will be on March 16 at 7 p.m. at the same location. This is a RIPP Entertainment Film Production and for more information, call 921-2456.

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. 31
Grace Baptist Church located at 9171 Brunswick Road in Millington, will be hosting the “The Greenes,” a Southern Gospel Quartet. The concert will be a the church Saturday evening Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. There is no admission, however a love offering will be received. For more information, call 591-5485.

Feb. 1
The annual Black History Program of St. Paul Chapel, located at 8991 Richardson-Landing Road in Drummonds, will be held Feb. 1. The Pastor is Dr. W.E. Gatlin. This year’s event will be hosted by Patsy “Luv Luv” Johnson with the theme “God is Already Moving on Your Behalf.” Special guest will include Pastor Johnathan Roberson and Sabrina Smith, Plummer Grove Praise Team of Covington, The Bell Singers of Memphis and Sunset Travelers of Memphis. The honorees will be pastors Cavat Bass, Matalee Hall, Larry Magarity, Torent Miller, Dexter Morgne, Shelia Bryant, Pearl Andrews, co-pastor Eunice Williamson, evangelist Susan Carley and Minnie Bommer. The sponsor of the program is Mama Tena Alexander. For more information, call 835-3267.

Feb. 2
February Meeting of the Lucy Garden Club guest speaker will be Master Gardener Tom Mashour.  Mashour’s subject will be “Lets Talk Tomatoes”.  Mashour will be talking about the number one vegetable grown in home gardens. He will be sharing information about various tomatoes and especially heat tolerant tomatoes that were developed for the Southern hot summers. Mashour, a member of the Lucy Garden Club, has been with the Master Gardeners Association for 10 years and is a well known vegetable grower and had been on numerous episodes of the WKNO television series “The Family Plot.”  He has been growing vegetables for nearly 50 years from California to the Mid-South. The meeting will be held 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.

Feb. 4
Kicks Spring Session meets Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by worship, crafts and recreation.  The theme for to night will be “Duck Dynasty.”

Feb. 7
Temple United Methodist Church, 4404 Sykes Road, Millington, will be hosting an educational program on Feb. 7, at 10 a.m. about bees. The Bartlett Bee Whisperer will be here to tell us where the bees are going, the health benefits of honey, how bees benefit humans and our environment, as well as providing information about how to become a beekeeper. No cost. Open to the public.

What’s The Buzz All About — at Temple United Methodist Church located at 4404 Sykes Road in Millington, the church will be hosting an educational program on Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. about bees. The Bartlett Bee Whisperer will be here to tell the public where the bees are going, the health benefits of honey, how bees benefit humans and our environment, as well as providing information about how to become a beekeeper. There is no cost and its open to the public.

Returning in 2015 –
April 10 & 11 in Atoka
After a very successful years, the Atoka BBQ Fest will be back again in 2015. The contest will take place in Atoka on April 10 and 11. It will be located at Nancy Lane Park, 118 Atoka Park Ave., on the South side of the Park. The contest will again be sanctioned by the Memphis Barbeque Network, featuring Pro and Challenger divisions. New for 2015, is the Kids Cook-Off, don’t foget to check it out. All of the great live music, family entertainment, and vendors will be back again. All information regarding the contest can be found at the link below including; contest rules and entry form, kids cook-off rules and entry form, sponsorship opportunities, vendor application, judging application, and band application.

April 25
The Second Annual Horseapalooza at Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Flo Munoz at 308-3424 or Lydia Holland at -282-9709.

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