Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Casting Call

There will be a casting call at Greenville High School from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29th for the new ABC show, This Is My Town.

Two hundred lucky people may get the opportunity to travel to New York City for the taping, while other lucky applicants will get to perform on national television.

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A large turnout is needed in order to prove Greenvillians want to take part in this new soon to be a hit program.

Revival Services

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church-West concludes its revival on Wednesday, June 29, at 7 p.m. Pastor John Knight will speak and special music will be provided by Jubilee Trio.

For more information, call 376-9435.

Homecoming & Revival

Calvary Baptist Church will conclude revival services on Wedneday, June 29, beginning at 7 p.m. with the Rev. William Burns, pastor of Union Baptist Church, bringing the message.

Special music will be provided each night.

A covered dish supper will be held on Wednesday, June 29th in the fellowship hall with dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Friends and family are invited to attend.

-June 30-

Special BOE Meeting

The Butler County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2005, at the Central Office.

-July 2-

Soul Food Pool Party

The YMCA will host a "Soul Food Pool Party" Friday, July 1, at 9 a.m., at the Y.

This will be for children ages 2-5.

Children should come already dressed for the pool and bring a towel and a change of clothes.

The menu will include ribs, hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans and corn on the cob.

YMCA Basketball Game

On Friday, July 1, the YMCA will host a basketball game in the gym at 3 p.m.

Children of all ages are invited to attend.

They should bring $2 for the concession stand.

The YMCA counselors will be playing against the YMCA lifeguards.

-July 2-

Celebrate America

Celebrate America will be held at Tiger Stadium on July 2. There will be lots of food and fun for people of all ages.

To learn more or how you can help sponsor this event, call


Greenville Chamber of Commerce at 382-3251.

-July 4-

GHS Class of 1973 Reunion

The GHS Class of '73 will celebrate with a "Turning 50" birthday bash on July 4, 2005, at 7 p.m. at the Cambrian Ridge Club House.

Attire is semi-formal, and the colors are purple, red and gold.

Persons in GHS classes 1970-1979 are invited with reservation and confirmation only.

For more information, please call Gloria Moorer-Johnson at 382-6967, Linda Lewis at 382-6968 or Lillian Gardner at 382-2898.

Garbage Collection

The City of Greenville will observe Monday, July 4th as a holiday.

The normal Monday garbage route will be worked on Tuesday, July 5.

-July 9-

Benefit Auction & SInging

There will be a benefit auction and gospel singing at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2005, at the McKenzie School Auditorium with New Vision providing the music.

There will be many items up for auction, door prizes and concessions.

Proceeds go to Daniel Morrow.

Call Dewayne or Linda Williams at 376-0609 for more information.

Higher Heights Ministry

The Higher Heights Ministry Learning Center is now accepting enrollment.

There will be an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 9.

Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.

Call 371-0350 for more information.

-July 10-

Watermelon Jubilee Deadline

If you wish to be a vendor at the YMCA's Watermelon Jubilee, the deadline for registering is July 10.

For more information, call the Greenville YMCA at 382-0550.


Buckaloo Pentecostal Holiness Church will begin revival services at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 10 through Friday, July 15 with weeknight services starting at 7 p.m.

Special music will be provided each night.

Brother Tony McCullough will be the guest speaker for the services.

Saucer Family Reunion

The Saucer Family Reunion will be held July 10th from 10 a.m.

to 2 p.m.

It will be at the Boys & Girls Club Community Center at Beeland Park. All friends and relatives are invited. Please come and bring a covered dish.

-July 11-

Greenville City Council

The Greenville City Council will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11 in Council Chambers at City Hall.

Butler County Commission

The Butler County Commission will meet at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 11, 2005, in the Commission Chambers in the Courthouse Annex.

Please note that this meeting is being held earlier than normal due to a conflict in scheduling for the Commission.

The meetings will return to the regular time in August.

-July 12-

United Fund Allocation Meeting

The Butler County United Fund (BCUF) will hold an allocation meeting on Tuesday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m.

at Greenville City Hall.

You must come prepared to explain how your organization has used funds in the previous years, and second, you must bring a list of six pre-contacted volunteers' names and addresses who will help with campaign.

Ronnie Paulk will be the new Butler County United Fund chair for 2005-2006, while Susan Murphy will serve as the drive chairman.

-July 16-

GHS Class of 1985

The Greenville High School Class of 1985 will meet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2005, at the Chamber of Commerce offices.

-July 21-

BOE Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Butler County Board of Education will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2005, at the Central Office.

-Aug. 1-

Weed Whacking Weekend

On Saturday, August 6, 2005, Greenville Middle School will have a "Weed-whacking Weekend" event from 6:30 a.m. until.

All parents and volunteers are invited to bring weed-eaters, hedge clippers or lawn mowers to help clean and landscape the school grounds.

Refreshments will be served.

-Ongoing Announcements-

McKenzie PeeWee Assn.

The McKenzie PeeWee Association will be holding football and cheerleader sign-up for each.

Tuesday in July from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the peewee football hut.

Children must be 6 by Aug. 1 and no older than 12 on Aug. 1.

This association is part of the newly formed South Central League which consists of Red Level, Florala and Pleasant Home.

For more information please call Jason at 374-0183.

No money due at sign-up.

Equipment provided.

GHS Child Care

Greenville High School Child Care is accepting applications for the 3-to-4-year-old daycare program for 2005-2006 school year.

For more information, call Pat Gibson or Glinda Parmer at 382-2608 ext. 5 or 382-2665.

Basic Computer Class

A series of basic computer classes will be offered at LBWCC beginning in July.

The class will meet on Tuesdays on July 12, 19, 26 and Aug. 2, 9, and 16 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The cost for this course including materials is $75.

Pre-register by calling 383-6701.

Michael Combs concert

An Evening with Michael Combs, best known for the song "I'm Drinking From My Saucer," to benefit the Fire Fighters Assn., will be held at the Greenville High Auditorium on Saturday, October 1.

Contact any fireman for more information or call 382-2101 for tickets.

Tickets are $15.

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