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Calendar of Events September 20, 2018

Sept. 20

The National Active & Retired Federal EmployeesAssociation, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, Sept. 20 at Manila Filipino Restaurant, 7849 Rockford Road in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

Sept. 21-22

F-Body Nationals will be held Sept. 21-22 at the Memphis International Raceway. We want to thank everyone that was part of the Inaugural 2017 F-Body Nationals. We had a blast with all of you & are looking forward to a bigger and better 2018 event! We have made some changes to the event, so check out our highlights on the F-Body Nationals website. We are also working on a cruise for Thursday night. We will have more awards in 2018 for Camaro and Firebirds. We have also opened a Preferred Parking area for anyone wanting to attend that does not have a Camaro or Firebird, but wants to bring their classic. Our competitive drag racing will now be open to all Chevrolet or Pontiac bodied and powered cars. Fun Runs will still be Camaro or Firebird only. To improve the full experience we have also moved the host hotel to the downtown Memphis Sheraton with event special pricing. To register or for more information, call 969-7223.

Sept. 22

The Millington Cert Class “It’s a disaster, What are you going to do?” will be held in September from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Millington Training Center. Sign up at Any questions call the Millington Fire Department at 873-5800 or e-mail Ted Dent at CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Preparation Training is free emergency response training and disaster simulation involving hands-on: fire extinguisher, first-aid, survival search and radio communications.

Sept. 22

St. James CME Church will be hosting Fall Community Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 6836 Navy Road, in Millington. St. James’s minister is Rev. Bethel L. Harris, Jr., Pastor/presiding Elder, Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr., presiding prelate- first Episcopal District. The Fall Community Day will involve Health Screening & Breakfast Snack 9 to 9:25 a.m., Stretch Your Body 9:30 to 9:55 a.m., Devotion & Church Etiquette 10 to 10:30 a.m., Millington Law Enforcement: What parents, their children and the community should know, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Shelby County Fire Department Home Safety and preparing your home for the season 11 to 11:30 a.m., Face Art 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Play Volleyball 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be voters’ registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 872-0612.

Sept. 29

Millington Fire & Police Charity Softball Game,  Benefiting the TBCH Boys Ranch will be held Sept. 29 at 6:05 p.m. at USA Stadium located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd.

Free Admission — Donations accepted at the gate. Make checks payable to TBCH Double B Boys Ranch

Sept. 29

Aquatseli is Cherokee for “Our” Bluegrass & Olde Tyme Music Festival is coming to Meeman-Shelby Forest Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.For more information, visit or (a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Mid-South Alzheimer’s Association).

Sept. 29

The Kiwanis Club of Millington Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 29 at Forest Hills Golf Course. It is a four-person scramble format with a shotgun start of 1 p.m. Forest Hills Golf Course is located at 200 Kubo Road in Drummonds. There is an entry fee and donations will be accepted. There will be prizes for top players.

Sept. 29

The Millington Trojan Baseball Booster Club is hosting the 2018 Trojan Open Golf Scramble Sept. 29 at the Glen Eagle Golf Course with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. The four-person scramble has open spots and sponsorships chances. Check-in is scheduled for noon and food served before the tournament. Entry fee covers green fee, cart, one mulligan, one red tee and lunch. For more information, call Becky Bocz at 483-7933 or or Coach Zane Adams at 494-5109 or

Oct. 8

Millington Elementary & E.A. Harrold Elementary

Incentive Program for students who achieve academically and behaviorally.

In years past, honor roll students were given a reward card that they could take to various local organizations and businesses to redeem for certain items. For example, the Fire Department gave fire safety coloring books, the police department gave a pencil and badge sticker, a local florist gave a chrysanthemum, McDonald’s gave a kid’s ice cream cone and Wendy’s gave a frosty.  Won’t you help too? For more information and details, contact Mary Jones by October 8 at 901.873.5432

Oct. 18

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Ladies Luncheon is scheduled for October. Check EChatter for details.

Oct. 18

From Farmer’s Desk: Millington Central High School College Fair will be held Oct. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Millington First United Methodist Church’s Flame Center located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road in Millington. Make plans to attend by calling 873-8100.

Month of September

Tipton-Rosemark Academy presents Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None.” This play was written by Agatha Christie. TRA will present the production Sept. 27-29 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. Not suggested for audience members under the age of 13. For ticket purchases, visit

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