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7/8/03

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number.

Clubs

Sunshine Lodge No. 99 7 tonight; all members should attend.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Election of 2003-2004 officers, 8 tonight, 1618 Main St.; refreshments will be served.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Joel Horton, president of RiverHills, will speak on money management.

JSU Alumni, Vicksburg-Warren Chapter 6 p.m. Wednesday, LD’s Restaurant; all scholarship recipients should attend; contact Ann Bargains or Robyn Gordon for information.

PRAM Public Relations Association of Mississippi-River City Chapter; 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; speaker, Donna Myers; Bill K. Mullen, 634-2061 or billkmullen@aol.com.

Vicksburg Toastmasters Club 2052 Noon Thursday; Bobbie Morrow, 634-2521; Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

John C. Pemberton Camp of Sons of Confederate Veterans 6 p.m. Thursday, Masonic Lodge, Cain Ridge Road; Sid Botleter will speak on the Harper’s Ferry raid; the public is invited.

Woodmen of the World 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; all members asked to attend; 638-2495.

Vicksburg B&PW 7 p.m. Monday, Vicksburg Country Club; speaker, Andrew Ketchings of Natchez, candidate for state treasurer; public invited, reservations required by calling Alene Thornton, 638-3354 or 636-0161, or Pat Hunt, 638-2511.

VFW 10734 7 p.m. Monday, post home on Indiana Avenue.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m. until noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo, bring white elephant prize; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Public Library 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, preschool and toddler story time and crafts; Thursday: school-age story time and creative workshop; Friday: last day to report on books read for summer library program.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 tonight, River Region West cafeteria; 619-3192.

Dining with Diabetes 6-8 tonight, Warren County Extension Service Office, 1100 C Grove St.; 10 per person; instructors, Francine Johnson, RD, LD, CDE, and Carmen Jefcoat, RD and LD.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 tonight, River Region West, education conference room; 619-3192.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 tonight, The Vicksburg Post; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642, or Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

Parkinson’s Support Group 2-3 p.m. Thursday, River Region West cafeteria.

“Second Chance to Triumph” “Seven Secrets to Effective Fathers” seminar, 6-8 p.m. each Thursday from July 10-August 21; contact the Rev. James Hampton, 638-1336, to register; sponsored by the Vicksburg Family Development Service.

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 8-10 p.m. Friday, Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive, Ridgeland, $10 per person; Cha Cha lesson from 7-8 p.m., $10 per person; classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; for Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Babysitter Training Course For ages 9-15; Friday, Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; $25 per child; bring sack lunch, refreshments will be provided; sponsored by the American Red Cross; Tracey, 636-9182.

“Women and Minority Business Resource Conference” 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. July 15, Vicksburg campus of Hinds Community College; for reservations, call 636-1012; sponsored by the Hinds Community College Small Business Development Center and the Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce.

Cheer Camp For girls ages 6-12 and not going into junior high; 8 a.m. until noon July 24-25, Warren Central High School; $50 registration includes T-shirts; will cheer at a Warren Central football game; for information or to register, 636-7786.

Haven House Family Shelter Free counseling to domestic violence victims; 638-0555.

Churches

House of Peace Tonight’s Bible class is canceled; Vacation Bible School will be 6:30-8:30 tonight through Friday at Triumph M.B. Church.

New Mount Elem M.B. Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 3014 Wisconsin Ave.; speaker, the Rev. J.J. Sampson; pastor, the Rev. Leonard Walker.

Greater Mount Zion Baptist 6-8 tonight through Friday, 907 Farmer St.; transportation available by calling Peter Anderson, 619-9998, in the evenings.

His Majesty’s Ministries Revival, 7 tonight through July 25, 2903 Washington; no Wednesday services.