9/17/03

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 17, 2003

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

VHS Class of 1989 Reunion meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Sonja Anderson, 634-1695, or Trina White Lassiter, 634-8760.

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Vicksburg-Warren Community Alliance 8 a.m. Thursday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; 638-1140.

Rotary Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; Scot Whitmann, Jimmy McHugh, James Wesley Jackson, Paul Kelly and Ken Sevara, comics, will present the program.

Vicksburg Toastmasters 2052 11:45 a.m. Thursday; Melinda Lamb, 634-3888 or Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club 7 p.m. Thursday, president’s home on Main Street; members to bring covered dish.

Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter Meeting, 7 p.m. Friday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; honors/awards banquet, 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Battlefield Inn; tickets, 638-5172 or any chapter member.

Bicycle Club Weekend ride; 7:30 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday; parking lot of Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau on Clay Street.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises, senior style; 10:30-noon, quilting; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1, piano; 2:30, Friendship Day ice cream social, bring a friend; 3:30, open play dominoes.

Daughters of the American Revolution Celebration of the signing of the Constitution, 4 p.m. today; east lawn of courthouse.

Cedars Head Start Open House 10 a.m. Thursday, 235 Cedars School Circle; 636-1360.

Health Awareness Seminar for Women Information on hormone replacement therapy and toxins in household and personal care products; 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 25, Shoney’s; Sherry Pratt, 529-4829, or Susan Gussio, 331-0167.

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region conference room; 883-6099.

Central Mississippi Transplant Awareness Group 6 p.m. Thursday; Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency, 12 River Bend Place in Flowood; 800-690-8878.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance Party 8-10 p.m. Friday; Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; swing lesson, 7-8; $10 per person; 856-6168 or Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

21st Annual Old Court House Flea Market 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Oct. 4; rain or shine; $25 per space with limit of two spaces; food and drink spaces, limited to organizations, $50; all spaces assigned; set-up begins at 6:30 a.m.

After-School Program for Ages 8-17 Homework assistance and life-skills training, 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; certified teachers and counselors available; 631-0102.

Churches

His Majesty’s Ministries Inc. Week of Praise, 7 tonight-Friday; 2903 Washington St.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 tonight; Multi-Purpose Building, 2869 N. Washington St.; open to residents of the North Washington Street area; verification of income, Social Security cards and recent utility bill required; the Rev. Larry Nicks is pastor.

Brown’s Chapel M.B. Revival services, 7 tonight-Friday on Military Avenue; the Rev. Jessie Brown, speaker and pastor.

St. Paul Catholic RCIA program for adults interested in the Catholic faith, 7 tonight; 636-0140.

Bethel A.M.E. Revival services, 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; First East and Monroe streets; guests will include the Rev. Casey Fisher, the Rev. Horace McKay, Tony Fields, more; the Rev. Robert S. Boyd is pastor.

Grove Street M.B. Communion service, 7:30 tonight; House of Peace Worship, 707 Pierce St.; guest speaker, the Rev. Raymond Smith; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Gospel Temple M.B. Prayer service, 6 tonight-Friday; revival, 7 p.m. Monday-Sept. 26; evangelist, the Rev. Phillip Burks; pastor, the Rev. Walter Edley.

Friendship M.B., Edwards Second-year appreciation celebration for Pastor Bobby and Linda Burks, 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday; guest speakers each day, dinner will be served; 852-2922.