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-September 1-

McKenzie Lodge Pancake Breakfast

McKenzie Lodge # 701 is hosting a Pancake Breakfast on Sat., Sept. 1 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. $4 per plate. For more info, contact Mike Peavy at 374-8189.

Shackleville Singing

Shackleville Baptist Church will be hosting the Butler County Singers on Saturday, Sept. 1. Singing begins at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited!

-September 2-

Pierce Reunion

The Annual Pierce Reunion will be held from 10 a.m.

until at the Georgiana Nutrition Center on Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Sept. 2. Bring a covered dish and your memories1

Shiloh Baptist Gospel Singing

Shiloh Baptist Church will host the gospel singing group &#8220Brothers Forever” on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007 during the 11 a.m. service. We invite everyone to come and worship with us.

Long Creek B.C. Homecoming and Revival

Long Creek Baptist Church invites you to their Homecoming and Revival Sept. 2-7, 2007, at 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. nightly.

The Rev. L. Stallworth of 2nd Mt. Zion, Owassa will be the afternoon speaker. The Rev. James Magee of Moss Point will speaker during the week.

Pleasant Hill Rest Homecoming

Pleasant Hill Rest Baptist Church, Butler County Rd. 1, will have homecoming

services at 11 a.m.,

September 2. Brother Lonnie Sexton will be special guest speaker.

Lunch and an afternoon singing will follow, featuring the Friendship Trio and others.

-September 7-

Grace Baptist hosts The Proclaimers

Grace Baptist Church, Hwy. 31 in McKenzie invites everyone to hear The Proclaimer Quartet from Columbus, Ga., at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7.

-September 8-

Reigel/Boss Reunion

The Reigel/Boss Reunion will be held Sept. 8 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Beeland Park. All former employees and their families are invited to come, bring a covered dish and share your memories!

-September 13-

BOE activities

The Butler County Board of Education will conduct budget hearings, work sessions, and a special called meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the following times.

All meetings will be held at the Central Office Boardroom on Administrative Drive.

The public is encouraged to attend.

Budget Hearing #1 - 10 a.m.

Work Session

– 10:30 a.m.

Budget Hearing # 2 - 6 p.m.

Special Called Meeting - 6:45 p.m.

Work Session - 7 p.m.

-September 16-

Mt. Moriah Homecoming

Historic Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church is celebrating their homecoming at 2:30 p.m.

on Sunday, Sept. 16.

A special program of historical highlights along with a memorial

for the late Dr. Michael Daniels, a former trustee of the church, are planned.

Light refreshments and fellowship will follow the special service. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located on Pat Patterson Road just off County Rd. 45.

-September 30-

Spring Creek BC anniversary

Spring Creek Baptist Church, Allen Winn, pastor, will celebrate their 125th anniversary at 10:30 a.m.,

September 30, 2007. The Rev. John Upchurch, former interim pastor at Spring Creek and Director of Missions of the Butler Baptist Association from 1995 -1999, will be the guest speaker. Dinner on the ground will follow, along with a music program.

All members and guests are encouraged to dress in period clothing.

Holiday-Lewis Reunion

Descendants of Hattie Holiday and Jim A. Lewis will have a reunion on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007 at the home of Mrs. James Lewis. A covered dish meal will be served at noon. All relatives and friends are invited. For more info, call 382-5439.

-Ongoing Announcements –

Dropped out of Church?

Have you dropped out of church? Interested in a simpler, less hectic form of church? Contact Marvin Hewlett, 226 N. College St. in Greenville. Call 382-3484 (home) or 382-0047 (office).

GHS Class of '77 Reunion

The Greenville High School Class of 1977 will celebrate their 30th Class Reunion during GHS Homecoming Week October 11-14.

Reunion festivities planned include the annual Homecoming Parade on Thursday, Oct. 11, ending with a church service at the school on Sunday, Oct. 14. For more info, visit their website www.ghsclassof1977.net or by calling Carolyn Griffin at 383-9732 or Floyd Lee at 382-6367.

Calling all ‘87 GHS classmates

Georgiana High School Classmates of 1987: where are you?

A reunion is planned to coincide with homecoming

festivities on October 26, 2007. Participation in the annual homecoming parade and much more are being planned. The reunion theme is &#8220Just One More Night,” the prom theme from graduation year.

For more information,

please call Monica Hasley at 903-348-5891; Melissa Till Brogden at 376-9335 or Denise McDonald Mitchell at 3760-9960.

Let us hear from you soon!

Women of Faith

Sweet Home Baptist Church of McKenzie, Alabama, will host its fourth annual Women of Faith Get Together on August 10 from 6-9 P.M.

The featured speaker this year is Jolene Ivey, a renowned Bible teacher, speaker, and retreat leader from Saraland, Alabama. The cost of the tickets is $10. Call 334-374-2560 during the day or 334-374-2389 at night for tickets.

GHS Class of ’97 reunion

The GHS Class of ’97 is planning a 10-year reunion. If you are interested n participating please call Annie Glenn Branum, 334-391-2438 or Olivia Idland Autrey at 334-354-2745 or e-mail us at classof97ghs @gmail.com

Volunteers needed for hospice

Only your caring, compassion and time is needed.

Applications are available at Countryside Hospice Care. Our address is: 955 Three Notch Street, Andalusia, Alabama 36420, 334-222-7048. Ask for Kathi Kelley, Volunteer Coordinator. Our service area includes the following counties: Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Escambia and Geneva.

Health and Wellness Classes

The Camellia Senior Center at 111 Bolling Street in Greenville is presenting a series of programs on health and wellness by Dr. Delores Victoria at 2 p.m. every other Monday afternoon. Classes began Feb. 12. Everyone is invited to be a part of these informative free classes, covering such topics as nutrition, diabetes, hypertension, and weight management. Contact Mary Braden at 382-5670 for more info.

Disabled American Veterans

The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 67 is seeking new members. The unit meets every fourth Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Building at the Butler County Fairgrounds.

The unit also has a junior program for ages newborn to age 17.

The unit won first place for community service in the 10 to 50-member category at state competition.

Adult Education Classes

The ADPE through the LBWCC Adult Education Consortium is offering classes for adults who did not complete their high school education or need to strengthen educational and job skills.

Classes meet on Monday and Tuesday at the following locations:

LBW CC – Greenville Campus – 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Old Greenville High Campus (BCECC) – 6 to 8:30 p.m.

For more info, contact Ronald Shanks at 382-6009 or LBWCC at 382-2133, Ext. 3101.

Family Day Care Classes

Anyone interested in becoming a Family Day Care Provider should contact the Family Guidance Center to enroll in Introduction to Family Day Care Class. Contact FGC of Alabama at 1-800-499-6597, ext. 237 or Healthy Kids 334-382-2104 for more information.

Community Prayer Breakfast

The community prayer breakfast location has moved and is now held the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. at Emily’s Caf\u00E9 and Gourmet Coffee in Greenville. Special guests share a variety of Christian topics each month. Everyone is invited and encouraged to bring a friend. Call Doyle Sasser at 334-318-3459 for more information.

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.

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.

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