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Calendar of Events August 27, 2015

Cal River City Chaper August 8-27Pictured above are the members and guests of the River City Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution who attended the fall workshop in Jackson.  They are from left guest, Amy Nora, Carolyn Stricklin, Chapter Regent, Paula Raines, Nancy Foshee, Teresa Ross, Jackie Garner, Guest, Betty Nora, Carolyn Sinquefield, Marjorie Green, Ann Holzemer ,Patty Naumann, Marge Smith & Stephanie Bohrman.

Month of August
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. will return Sept. 10. 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

Al Chymia Shriner’s Boss Hoss Giveaway to help the children is currently underway. Each $10 tax deductible donation is a possible winner. Net proceeds go to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. For more information, call 377-7336.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7175 is extending a special invitation to everyone to the Warrior Lounge. The VFW Post 7175 is located at 4681 Cuba Millington Road in Millington. It supports the needs of veterans, active duty personnel and the community. It’s business hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Warrior Lounge is open at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday. The lounge offers food, games and more. Wednesday evenings from 7 to 11 p.m. is Ladies’ Night. To find out about other special nights and events, call 872-7175.

Month of September
Pokerface Events and New Stars Wrestling (NSW) Owner, Quenton “Pokerface” Williams, has announced the date and location of the Second Annual Millington Mayhem pro wrestling event Sept. 19 at the N-82 Gymnasium. The theme will be Loving Our Troops. The gym holds a capacity of 2,000. Pokerface Events will have a booth set up at this year’s Goat Days for wrestling fans and area residents can meet Williams and purchase advance tickets. Williams has also invited Millington VFW Post 7175 as special guest, as well as other area VFW’s. There will be free admission to active and retired military with PROPER MILITARY ID. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Log on to PokerfaceEvents.com or email  pokerfaceevents@yahoo.com for questions or info.

Sept. 9
KICKS, Kids in Christ the King, will start on Sept. 9 from 6-8:30 p.m.  This is a wonderful program for the youth in this area from pre-K through sixth grade.  It includes a meal, worship, crafts and recreation.  There will be a new class this fall for the older youth for more in-depth Bible study and activities.  For more information, call Debbie at 876-3665 or West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church , 3099 West Union Road, 876-5757.

Sept. 12
Holly Grove CP Church will be having its Hunter D. Stafford Memorial Wildlife Supper on Sept. 12. This is open to all and admission is free. For more information, call Holly Grove CP Church at 476-8379.

Sept.17-23
Sept. 17-23 commemorates the signing of the Constitution of the United States of America, which occurred 228 years ago.
The River City Chapter , Daughters of the American Revolution would like to invite the public to go to the Millington Library on Sept. 17 between 10 a.m. and noon, and the Covington Library between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to view the displays and meet members of the River City Chapter and help celebrate the birthday of the Constitution.

2015 GARDENING SERIES
Sponsored by Millington
City Beautiful
*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

PSA
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise.  Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs.  Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or Prescription-abuse.org

The 26th Annual International Goat Days Family Festival returns to USA Stadium Complex in Millington Sept.11-12. Goat Days will include the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, the West Tennessee Mini Pullers, NBHA Barrel Racing, Community Village vendor booths, live music and food, a KCBS Championship BBQ Contest, Show and more. For more information, contact Millington Arts, Recreation & Parks at www.millingtontn.gov, like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.comInternationalGoatDaysFestival?ref=hl or call 873-5770.

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