Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 1, 2001



IVYETTES Beautillion rehearsal; 4 p.m. Friday; 634-1233

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AKA BEAUTILLION REHEARSAL 6 p.m. Wednesday, Good Shepherd Community Center; 6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Vicksburg City Auditorium; all participants are urged to attend rehearsals; Janice Carstfhnur, 636-2107 or Debra Goodman, 636-3429.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Business meeting, 9 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department; potluck supper will follow; Alvin Blount, 661-8207 or S. Harrigill, 638-2495.

ASHMEAD CHAPTER DAR 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Teri Vollor, Ashmead’s American history teacher 2001, will speak on George Washington; Lucille Ables will be hostess.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Fred Farrell, president of Falco Lime Co., will speak.

WARREN COUNTY REPUBLICAN EXECUTIVE Committee, 5:30 p.m. today, Court House.


KIWANIS PRAYER BREAKFAST 7 p.m. May 8, Vicksburg Convention Center; Pat Fordice will be guest speaker; tickets are $7.50, contact a member of Port City Kiwanis of Vicksburg Kiwanis; 636-2432 or 636-2966.

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER 50th anniversary, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Thursday; designated sites will be City Hall, Old Court House, Marcus Bottom, Kings, Riverfront Park, Pemberton Plaza near Kroger, Levi’s, Highland Baptist Church, Mat Sinking Unit, Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station; 638-6165.

POSTAL SERVICE FOOD FOR POOR The U.S. Postal Service, United Way, Vicksburg Branch 94 of the National Association of Letter Carriers and other postal employees will collect non-perishable food items in Warren County May 12 and May 14 for distribution to local charity agencies. Food may also be delivered to the U.S. Post Office on Pemberton Boulevard.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “A Cake for Herbie” and other stories will be read followed by an art activity.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP 2 p.m. today, Vicksburg Medical Center Cafeteria; 638-1877.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MENTALLY ILL Support group, 6 tonight; Clubhouse at the Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Complex.

RIVER REGION WOMEN’S DAY OF HEALTH 9 a.m. Wednesday, Vicksburg Convention Center; booths from area businesses, free health screenings and sessions with topics of interest to women; 631-2131.

BASKETBALL GAME VHS Faculty vs. Vicksburg District River Raiders, 6 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg High School Gym; $2 admission; sponsored by PTSA and Vicksburg District Adopt-a-school-committee.

31st ANNUAL PLAY-A-DAY-IN-MAY-AWAY 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, St. Aloysius/St. Francis; activities include homemade candy and cakes, games, Velcro wall, obstacle course, inflatable slide, silent auction, food and raffles; 636-2256 or 636-4834.

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 1:30 p.m., beginner acrylic art class; Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10, beginner computer; 11, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., SuperValu/Sack & Save bingo; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., dominoes and Canasta; noon, “How to Prepare for Natural Disasters” sponsored by the American Red Cross.


MOUNT PISGAH M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday; the Rev. J. Williams will be evangelist; the Rev. D.J. Redden is pastor.

CALVARY M.B. REVIVAL 6:30 nightly through Friday; 406 Klein St.; James Sills of Greenville will be guest speaker; R.T. Strong is host pastor.

MOUNT OLIVE M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday; 1925 Baldwin Ferry Road; the Rev. L.A. Hall, pastor of Mount Heroden M.B. Church, will be guest speaker; the Rev. Leon Nelson Jr. is pastor.