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-July 1-

n Welcome Baptist Church Revival

Welcome Baptist on Flowers Street will be in revival at 7 p.m. nightly Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1. Services are at 11 a.m. Sunday morning. Lunch will be provided after the morning worship service.

Guest speaker is John Sparks of Tallassee; pastor is Terry Heartsill. Special music is planned each night.

n Sweet Home AME Zion Church Anniversary

Sweet Home AME Zion Church in Forest Home celebrates its 2nd Anniversary at 6:30 p.m. Saturday night, July 1, 2006, with a singing to the Glory of God. At 11 a.m., Sunday, July 2, Evangelist Mylinda Simpson of the Orthodox Bible Church of Greenville will deliver the message; at 2 p.m. that Sunday, Rev. Bernard Bullard, pastor of Zion Rest AME Zion Church of Forest Home will speak. Rev. Mark Hawkins and First Lady Sister Sherry Hawkins invite you to join them.

-July 2-

n Friendship Baptist Anniversary

Friendship Baptist Church of Bolling celebrates its 146th anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2006. The theme: &#8220The Church is Not the Building – It's the People.” Rev. Randy Tolliver, pastor of the Rocky Mt. Baptist Church and Pine Flat Baptist Church of Fostoria will be guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

-July 5-

n Public Notice

The Butler County Commission will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, July 5, 2006, beginning at 8:30 a.m. for the purpose of voting on a Sales Tax Holiday.

-July 7-

n 12 Tribes of Israel Program

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Ronald Thompson, pastor, presents the 12 Tribes of Israel Program at 6 p.m. on July 7, 2006 at the church location at 2240 Mt. Zion Rd in Greenville. Guest Speaker will be the Rev. Fletcher Fountain of the Lily Baptist Church of Hayneville. Singers, soloists and praise dancers will be featured and dinner will be served. Come one, come all!

– July 17-

n Substitute Teacher Training

Persons interested in substitute teaching in the Butler County School System are invited to the Substitute Teacher Training session offered on Monday, July 17, from 9 a.m.

to noon

at the Butler County Education and Community Learning Center. This training, as well as fingerprinting/background check and a substitute license, is required of all substitutes before working in the system. Call Amy Bryan or Fay Stokes at 382-2665 for more information.

-July 20-

n Retirement Reception

The Butler County Board of Education will host its annual reception for retiring employees at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2006 at the Butler County Board of Education Central Office boardroom located at 215 Administrative Dr., Greenville. The public is invited to attend.

n BOE meeting

The Butler County Board of Education will conduct its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2006 at the Butler County Board of Education Central Office boardroom located at 215 Administrative Dr., Greenville. The public is encouraged to attend.

-July 27-

n A Night to Remember

A Night to Remember, a Homecoming-Style Concert, is coming to Southside Baptist Church at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2006. The event will feature The Isaacs, The Talley Trio, Squire Parsons and Stan Whitemire. Tickets are $10 per person. For more information, contact 334-382-6224.

– August

26-

n Cemetery Association Meeting

A meeting of the Concord Cemetery Memorial Association is set for Saturday, August 26, at 10:30 a.m. at Tabernacle Church. All interested persons are cordially invited to attend and bring a picnic lunch.

After lunch, everyone is invited to tour the cemetery and help in clean-up work. Wear suitable clothing and walking shoes.

Tabernacle Church is located on the Old Federal Road and can be reached from Interstate 65 via the Tyson Exit (drive over the freeway and head East if coming southbound), go down Cloverfield Road (SH 24), turn right on the Old Federal Road and in about two miles, you'll see Tabernacle Church on the right.

-Ongoing Announcements-

n Community Prayer Breakfast

A community prayer breakfast is held the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. inn the Priester's Pecans dining area. Special guests share a variety of Christian topics each month. Everyone is invited and encouraged to bring a friend. Call 334-391-0351 for more information.

n Butler County Chess Club

The Greenville Chess Club meets on Monday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Butler Baptist Associational Office, 309 South Pine Street.

Local chess players or those who would like to learn how to play are welcome.

Call Jim Griffin at 382-2513 or 382-0635 for more information.

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 GHS Child Care

Greenville High School Child Care is accepting applications for the 3- to 4-year-old day care 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.

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