Left: Diane Baker of Millington Area Chamber of Commerce, presented a check for $500 to the Exchange Club of Millington as a donation to help with the civic organization’s community projects. Pictured from left are Katrina Skerritt (Exchange President), Diane Baker and Rene’ Jones (Exchange Treasure). Above: The Exchange Club of Millington delivered bags of pencils to Millington Elementary and EA Harrold schools. Bancorp South was a large donor and sponsor. Exchange members. Leanna Dagen, Rene’ Jones, Katrina Skerritt and Ken Sullivan delivered the bangs.
Millington Central High School Athletic Department is sponsoring a Coat Drive for new or gently used coats for the students of Millington from Nov. 18 – Dec. 18. (Pre-K through High School)
The Kiwanis Club of Millington’s annual Christmas Tree sales begins Friday Nov. 27. The sales location is the Millington Farmer’s Market. Kiwanis members are present from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday; and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Sales will continue until all trees are sold.
All proceeds go back into the community for various service projects.
Month of December
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 email@example.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 Inductee 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Friendship United Methodist Church presents the 2015 Youth Explosion “What are you doing with your dash?” The scripture is James 4:14 and the event will be Dec. 19 at the church located at 6220 Highway 51 North from noon to 3 p.m. Inviting the youth from Millington, Lucy, Woodstock, Northaven and Frayser. For more information, call Rodney McGhee 240-6082.
The Millington Education Foundation’s Team Trivia Night is scheduled for Jan. 9, 2016 with doors opening at 6 p.m. at the Baker Community Center. Trivia begins at 6:30 p.m. Reservations must be made by Wednesday Jan. 6 and call Mark Healy at 849-3866 or e-mail him at markhealy@rittermail. Om to reserve your team’s table. Team will be 6 to 8 people with the cost for team $100. There will be 10 rounds of 10 questions per round. Each round will have a specific category.
You are encouraged to bring you own food and drink. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed in the building. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Millington Education Foundation. For more rules and information, contact Mark Healy at 849-3866.
Former Millington resident and The Millington Star/Bartlett Express reporter Vickie Fee will be signing copies of her first novel Death Crashes the Party of the A Liv and Di in Dixie Mystery Series at The Booksellers at Laurelwood in Memphis that Saturday, Jan. 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.vickiefee.com