3/18/03

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 18, 2003

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Clubs

Storehouse Community Food Pantry 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at United Way Office, 920 South St.; 636-1733.

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Lions Noon Wednesday at Maxwell’s; John Paris of May and Company will discuss taxes.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Jeff Jernigan with Journey of Hope will speak.

Society of American Military Engineers Vicksburg Post; lunch, 11:30 a.m. and program, noon Thursday at Maxwell’s; Keith Harkins of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality will speak; $10 per person; 631-7695 to RSVP by noon Wednesday.

Sons of the American Revolution 6:30 p.m. each third Thursday at Duff Green Mansion; Bob Bell, 636-5560 or ridges@digitalmantra.com.

Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 p.m. Friday at Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

Delta Kappa Gamma 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Beechwood.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 1 p.m., rook/playing cards/dominoes.

Chamber Music 101 7 tonight at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Elementary School building, use the Adams Street entrance; directed by Dr. Jay Dean, director of orchestral and opera activities at USM; $10 per person; Beth, bhh@southernculture.org, Lisa, lisa@southernculture.org, or 631-2997 to make a reservation.

Overeaters Anonymous 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at Bowmar Baptist, Room 206-C; no diets, dues or weigh-ins; 638-0011.

Parent Night 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Vicksburg High School; parents are asked to review and sign student’s CEP folder and pick up report cards.

Jackson Neuropathy Association Support Group General discussion, 5 p.m. Thursday at St. James Episcopal Church, 3921 Oak Ridge Drive in Jackson; 956-5217 or 956-5573.

Dog Obedience Class Registration, 7 p.m. Monday at City Park Pavilion; for preregistration and information, call 634-0199 or 638-8592.

American Cancer Society Warren County Relay for Life, 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. April 4-5 at Warren Central High School; Naomi Boswell, chairman, 638-5816 or 800-ACS-2345.

Great American Cleanup Volunteers sought for the April 26 cleanup; to participate, call KVWB, 636-4048 or e-mail, kvwb@vicksburg.com; sponsored by Keep Vicksburg-Warren Beautiful.

Churches

Fox Family Gospel Group 7 tonight, First Church of the Nazarene, 3428 Wisconsin Ave.; 634-0082.

Fellowship Week 7 tonight through Friday at New Mount Elem Church; the Rev. Willie Jones, pastor of Shiloh M.B. Church, will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Leonard Walker is pastor.

Lenten Fine Arts Series 2003 12:05 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Holy Trinity; Chamber Trio Plays Bach to Now with Darcie Bishop, principal trumpeter, Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Clarissa Davis, soprano and Dorothy Brasfield, organist.

Benefits

Aron Shiers Concert 7 tonight in the United Way Building, South Street entrance; concert is free; special guests will include students from the University of New Hampshire; to benefit the Warren County Habitat for Humanity.