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-May 5-

n GHS 50-year reunion

The Greenville High School Class of 1956 is planning a 50-year reunion to be held May 5-6. Call Gene Autrey at 382-5365 or Bobby Wasden 376-2491, Carolyn Ward Golson at 227-4949 or Ella Mae Thompson Elder at 382-1459 or Valeria Skipper Stacey at 382-6848 or Evelyn Hilliard Lewis at 346-2555 for more information.

-May 6-

n Wesley Chapel Cemetery Meeting

The Wesley Chapel Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at 2 p.m. May 6 at the cemetery grounds. Anyone interested is invited and encouraged to attend.

n Annual Yard Sale

The Burkville Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual yard sale 7 a.m.-1 p.m. May 6 at the fire station on Lowndes County Road 37. A drawing will be held at noon for a gift certificate and cookware. Community Care Network also will be giving free tests for diabetes and blood pressure checks on the day of the yard sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

-May 6-

n Gospel Singing

There will be a gospel singing at the Chapman Church of God on Saturday, May 6 at 7 p.m. Willie Stinson and other local talent will perform. Pastor Joey Duncan invites everyone to come out for an exciting evening of praise and worship.

-May 7-

n Homecoming

The 79th Homecoming will be held at Friendship Methodist Church in the Friendship Community beginning at 10:30 a.m. May 7. The Rev. Andy Till will be the speaker. Lunch will follow the service.

n Family Reunion

The annual Perdue-Sampley Family Reunion will be on Sunday May 7 at the Greenville Housing Authority on 601 Beeland St. Paper goods will be furnished. Make your plans to come and bring lunch.

-May 11-

n Steak Dinner

Greenville's football booster club, Tiger Pride, will host a kick-off classic fundraising steak dinner at 7 p.m. May 11 at the Dunbar Center in Greenville. Troy University coach Larry Blakeney will be the guest speaker. The cost is $25 per plate, which includes steak, potato, salad, bread and dessert.

-May 13-

n ASU Alumni Meeting

The Oscar E. Shambray Butler County Alabama State Alumni Association will meet on Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m. at The Robinson Activity Center on the corner of Commerce and Administrative Drive. All members and Alumni are asked to be present.

Anyone that would like to join and show your &uot;BAMA STATE SPIRIT&uot; are asked to come. For information call: President Geraldine C. Feagin 382-858, Vice President Robert Greene 376-2838, Secretary Gloria Waren 382-8761 or Treasurer John Peagler 382-8274

– June 1-

n Taking applications

Whitney National Bank, trustee of the Elizabeth D. Leckie Scholarship fund, announces applications can now be submitted. All new applicants and those reviewing their applications should see Melba H. Parker at Whitney Bank at the Gateway Plaza Branch. The deadline to submit an application is June 1. Call Melba H. Parker at 382-8130 or 382-4221 for more information.

– June 10 –

n Moore Academy Reunion

Moore Academy Alumni, former teachers, students and friends, will hold its annual reunion on Saturday, 10 at the Moore Academy School in Pine Apple. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the historical main building where refreshments will be served. You are invited to visit the memorabilia room, as well as the veteran's collection room. The program will start at 11 a.m. in the gym, followed by a catered lunch. Lunch plates will be $10, no refunds. Please send your reservations, including name, address, and check to Moore Academy Alumni Association, Inc., P.O. Box 101, Pine Apple, AL, 36768, before June 5, 2006. Bring your family and enjoy walking through the historic building and renewing friendships.

-Ongoing Announcements-

n Kindergarten Registration

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church #2 Christian Academy is taking applications for 4-year-old children for our kindergarten program and school readiness program. Children's birth dates will have to be on or before Sept. 1. This is a free program. For more information, please call 563-7062.

n County Commission

The meeting time for the Butler County Commission's regularly scheduled second-Monday meetings has been changed from 10 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Workshops for each regularly scheduled meeting will still be held on the prior Thursday at 6 p.m.

n Athletic Club Meeting

The public is invited to participate at scheduled Greenville High Athletic Club meetings at 6 p.m. every other Monday in the high school cafeteria. The public is encouraged to attend and share ideas toward building a championship-level athletic department.

n 21st Century Afterschool Program

The Butler County Board of Education will be offering a 21st Century Afterschool Program for K-8th grade students Monday-Friday until 5 p.m. at W.O. Parmer, Greenville Elementary, and at the Education and Community Center for Greenville Middle School students.

Certified teachers assist with homework and offer learning activities which are fun and educational. Tuition is $25 per month. Registration forms are available at each of the sites.

Contact Gerry Adair or Amy Bryan at 382-2665 for more information.

n School Readiness

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church #2 Christian Academy is taking applications for 6-weeks to 5-year-olds for our kindergarten program and school readiness program. Our hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family guardians and private students are accepted. For more information, please call 563-7062

n GHS Child Care

Greenville High School Child Care is accepting applications for the 3- to 4-year-old daycare program for 2006-2007 school year.

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

n Greenville Lions Club

The Greenville Lions Club meets every Monday at the Boys & Girls Club at noon.

Those interested should call 382-8000.

n Prayer Breakfast

The Lowndes-Butler County first Wednesday prayer breakfast is held at 8 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Priester's Pecans in Fort Deposit.

All who are interested in praying for our community and are seeking Christian fellowship are encouraged to attend. Call Doyle Sasser at 391-0351.

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