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August 12 Greenville Middle School will

August 12

Greenville Middle School will host an Open House for parents, students and faculty from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12 for grades 5,6, 7 and 8.

The Butler County Board of Education will hold a budget hearing at 7 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 12,

in the central office.

August 13

Sweet Home Baptist Church in McKenzie will host a ladies get-together based on the Women of Faith Ministry, featuring Linda Blackburn as the keynote speaker. This event will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 13.

A salad meal is included in the program. There is no charge, but a ticket is required for registration. Please call (334) 374-2560 for tickets.

August 14

The Roberts-Brittingham Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14 in Room 1 at the Greenville YMCA in Beeland Park. Bring a covered dish and come prepared to help with a family recipe collection. For more information call 335-5192.

Reid State Technical College will host a gospel music night Saturday, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. Featured artists will be the Good News Quartet, Dyess Family and Robert Williamson.

The regular Saturday night singing will be held at the Rhodes Chapel Methodist Church, Aug. 14, beginning at 7 p.m.

A benefit auction and gospel singing will be held at 6 p.m.Saturday, Aug.14,

in the McKenzie School auditorium. Featured artists include New Vision and The Burning Bush Family. Many items including cakes will be auctioned. All proceeds go to benefit Kenneth Hooks Jr. (D.J.) For more information or to donate items contact Dewayne or Linda Williams at 376-0609.

August 15

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Georgiana will celebrate its 116th homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 15. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Henry Lyon III, retired from the State Board of Missions, will bring the message. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall. There will be no Sunday school or evening services.

August 16

The Greenville Advocate will hold a political forum for the Greenville municipal candidates at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 16 at the Greenville High School auditorium.

Candidates interested in participating should call Jay Thomas at 383-9302, ext 136 to register.

There is no cost to the candidates.

August 19

The Butler County Board of Education will hold a budget hearing Thursday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. in the central office.

The Burt Family reunion will be held at Mount Carmel Primitive Baptist Church beginning at 11 a.m., Aug. 19.

August 22

The Georgiana First United Methodist Church will celebrate the 100th birthday of its oldest member, Mrs. Minnie Norrell, at the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 22. There will be a covered dish lunch following the service. Family and friends are invited to help celebrate her life.

August 28

A gospel singing will be held at Sweethome Baptist church in McKenzie beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 28. Featured singers will be The Hendersons from Milton, Fla., Higher Ground from Brewton and Carl Tillery and the Sweethome Singers.

Ongoing Announcements

The child care program at Greenville High School in the Career Tech Department is accepting applicants for the 2004-05 year. Three and four-year-olds are welcomed. Academics, play and social skills are stressed as children are taught lessons based on a different theme each week. Two meals and a snack are provided each day.

Call 382-2608, ext. 5 for more information.

Calendar items are published free of charge as a service to our community. Fax to 382-7104 or email to editor@ greenvilleadvocate .com or mail to P.O. Box 507, Greenville, AL 36037.