Optimist Lt. Gov. to visit Butler County Aug. 17

Published 8:27 pm Thursday, August 13, 2009

Lt. Governor David C. Mills of Zone 4 of Optimist International will visit Butler County on August 17 at their regular meeting.

Governor Mills will bring greetings from Optimist International and report on ideas that were discussed at the last district meeting held recently at Kissimmee, Fla.

A Zone 4 meeting was held in Selma on Saturday, August 8. Clara Hudson and Gracie Perdue represented the Butler County Optimist Club. They shared a report on activities the club had participated in, including visits from Janet N. Smith, governor of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi Districts, and Dr. Kathy Murphy, administrative assistant to the county school superintendent.

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The annual Sweet Potato Festival will be held on November 7 at the Butler County Fairgrounds. For more information, contact Clara Hudson at 382-5533 or 382-3202 and Gracie Perdue at 382-2722.