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Calendar of Events June 25, 2015

T.B WHITE HOUSEMillington alum Terrance “T.B” Boyce is set to receive a honor from President Barack Obama for his support for the youth of America. Since Boyce ended his Sinner 2 A Saint 2 Tour, he been on a roll lately by becoming an MTV Artist, releasing the official Memphis Grizzlies Song during the recent playoff run, and now getting recognition from the President, “Your volunteer service demonstrates the kind of commitment to your community that moves America a stop closer to its great promise,” President Obama.

Month of June
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.

The Millington Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Pig N Whistle located at 6084 Kerrville Rosemark Road. For more information, call George Crews at 872-4232 or e-mail gcrews79@gmail.com

The Millington Quilters Guild meets every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Maple Room located at 7942 Church Street. Weekly activities and projects are developed for all levels of quilters. This group makes several items to give back to groups such as veterans, families in need, those injured overseas, and children’s hospital’s.

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.

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.

Sarge’s Okinawan Freestyle Martial Arts will started April 1 at Baker Community Center in Millington. The American Wado-Ryu Federation International Hall of Fame Enductee Shihan R.L. “Sarge” Covin will be the instructor on Monday and Wednesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The classes are free for children ages 5-18. Space is limited and for more information call 873-5770 or e-mail juzsargnchrg@juno.com

Concerts by the Lake
The city of Millington’s free summer Concerts by the Lake at USA Stadium will begin Friday June 12 from 6-8:30 p.m. Scheduled for later in the series are Southern Edition June 19 – Down 2 Five June 26 – Twin Soul July 10. For more information, call 873-5770

June 25-26
Fun Run Vacation Bible School will be held at Millington First United Methodist Church located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road in Millington. The VBS was from June 22–26, lasting from 6 to 8 p.m. each night. To register a child Pre K to fifth grade, visit the website at www.fumcmillington.org and click on “Forms” or stop by the church office. A nursery will also be provided. For more information, call 872-4414.

June 25-26
The Faith Baptist Church located at 900 Simmons Road in Munford will hold its Vacation Bible School Everest (Conquering Challenges with God’s Might Power) from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 22-26. For more information or to pre-register call 837-2683.

June 27
Greg Hardy presents the Fourth Annual I Go Hard-y Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27 at Aycock Park in Millington. Registration/check-in will be at 8 a.m. For cheer camp information visit www.IGoHard-ycamps.com. There are only 300 slots available. For more information visit the website or call camp coordinator Lan Hardy at (704) 255-5110.

July 1
Celebrate Munford presents “Celebrate Independence” on July 1, 2015 at City Park on College Street in Munford.  Starting at 7:30 p.m., the Section 8 Band will take the stage and perform for the crowd, followed by a fireworks display at dusk.  Food and beverage will be offered for sale in support of the Munford High School Band’s fundraising efforts to attend the Macy’s Day Parade.  T-shirts and other items will also be available for sale at the Celebrate Munford table. Rest room facilities will be provided in the park. Limited handicap parking will be available in the City Hall parking lot at the corner of Munford Avenue and College Street. The public is encouraged to bring their own seating for this free event.  No animals other than assist animals will be allowed at the event.

July 4
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7175 invite you to attend the celebration of American Independence on July 4. The veterans will honor the colors of the United States at 8 a.m. The public is welcome. Commencing at 1 p.m., the veterans will serve hamburgers and hotdogs for everyone who would like to celebrate with us. We will require a $5 donation for this event to cover cost. VFW Post 7175 is located at 4681 Cuba-Millington Road.

July 11
Millington City Beautiful Gardening Series “Kitchen Gardens–Gardening with Herbs” Evelyn Moseley, President, Memphis Herb Society Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. at the Millington Farmer’s Market located at 5152 Easley Street. It is free to the public. For more information, call 872-2609.

2015 GARDENING SERIES
Sponsored by Millington
City Beautiful
*Aug. 9 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market— Perennials
Speaker: JoeEllen Diamond, Tipton County Ext Agent
*Oct. 10 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market — Gardens in Winter
*Nov. 7 11 a.m. @ Millington Library
Speakers: Molly Hampton, Penny Glover, Rosemark Garden Club. Pre-Registration Required, Sign Up @ Library

News from
VFW Post 7175
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7175 has a new commander that was effective Friday Lt. Col. Charlie Cox (Ret). He will assume command of Post 7175. The Post invites the public to 4681 Cuba-Millington Road for music, drinks, food, karaoke and much more. Come and meet the decorated veterans who live in the community. For more information or to schedule an event, call 872-7175.

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