Published 12:00 am Monday, March 1, 2004

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River City BPW 6 tonight, United Way on South Street; Bob Ward will speak on “Business Development in the Main Street District;” Jeanie Whitaker, 634-1984; public invited.

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Rosa A. Temple High School Class of 1969 Reunion meeting, 6:30 tonight, Ridge Apartments.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be George Dale, Mississippi insurance commissioner.

VAMP Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals; business luncheon for members and guests; noon Tuesday, Heritage Buffet at Ameristar Casino; election of officers and presentation of VAMP awards.

Civitan Club Business meeting, noon Wednesday, Shoney’s.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Stacey Waites.

DAR Daughters of the American Revolution; 10 a.m. Thursday, Purks YMCA; program, Show and Tell.

Sons of Confederate Veterans John C. Pemberton Camp; 6 p.m. Thursday, Masonic Lodge of Rifle Range Road; Dr. Dan Edney will speak on Civil War surgeons; public is invited.

Army-Navy Club Steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, clubhouse.

Tougaloo Alumni Association 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Toni Terrett, 218-3577.

Public programs

Sibling Class 6 tonight; River Region Medical Center, conference room; 883-5354 to register.

VHS Bands Winter Concert 6:30 tonight, City Auditorium; free.

Mental Illness Support Group For family and friends of the mentally ill; 6 p.m. Tuesday, conference room of Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Complex; 636-1861.

Diabetes Support Group 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West, cafeteria; speaker, Becky Tustain; 619-3609.

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

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

Serenity Al-Anon For family and friends of alcoholics and addicts; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Marian Hill, administrative area; 631-2770 or 631-2705.

Breast Feeding Class 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, conference room; 883-5354 to register.

Hawkins Preschool Fall registration is open for ages 1-4; 636-7051 or 638-3685.

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


Wayside Apostolic World mission and local evangelism conference, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 4615 Halls Ferry Road; workshop, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday; speakers, Robert Honeycutt and Michael Waldrup; 638-4654 or 636-4505.