Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 11, 2001


PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Police Chief Tommy Moffett will be the guest speaker.

IVYETTES Christmas program at Shady Lawn Nursing Home at 6 p.m. Thursday; meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pemberton Square mall to ring the Salvation Army bell.

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VICKSBURG CHAPTER NO. 77 United Daughters of Confederacy; 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Dr. Emma Keulegan will speak.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Regular meeting, 8 tonight; 1618 Main St.; refreshments will be served.

TOASTMASTERS 11 a.m. Wednesday. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building, 4155 E. Clay St.; improve speaking, listening and thinking skills; 631-5769.

ALPHA CHAPTER PAK SORORITY Christmas party, 6:30 tonight, Jacque’s Restaurant; hostesses will be Florence Amborn and June Hebler.

LIONS CLUB Will not meet Wednesday. Christmas party at Eddie Monsour’s Thursday with cocktails from 6 to 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner.

VICKSBURG HOMECOMING BENEVOLENT 7 p.m. Wednesday, president’s home; covered dish, gift exchange.

PARAGON LODGE NO. 7 F&AM 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the lodge; Mason attire; officer election, assessments due; Prince Hall affiliates welcome; Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793.

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC. Omicron Rho Lambda chapter, 6 p.m. Thursday; L.D.’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; James Giles, president, 634-4105, or Gregory L. Jackson, secretary, 636-1793.

Public programs

CHRISTMAS TRIMMINGS PROGRAM 10 a.m. Thursday, Warren County Extension Service Conference room; sponsored by Mississippi State University Extension Service Project Homestead; Kimberly Russ, 636-5391.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist Church, U.S. 61 South; no diets, no dues and no weigh-ins; 638-0011.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, “Just Say Please,” and other stories followed by an art activity.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6-7 tonight, ParkView Regional Medical Center; 631-2534.

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9, king bridge; 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 1:30, beginner acrylic art; Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., intermediate school choir singing Christmas carols; 12:30, Richter bridge; 1, bingo; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, River Region brown bag lunch with guest speaker Dr. Briggs Hopson; 1 p.m. Mexican dominoes and Canasta; 6:30, Christmas party at Vicksburg Municipal Auditorium with music by Bud Shiers Band.


SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH REVIVAL 7:30 nightly through Friday; the Rev. Ernest E. Slaughter Sr. of Jackson will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Leon Nelson is pastor; 410 Anthony Street, Port Gibson.

TRIUMPH M.B. FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION Register at 6 p.m. Wednesday; open to people living in the area of North Washington street; bring Social Security cards and income for all household members and a utility bill; 638-8108 after 6 p.m.