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4/26/04

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Clubs

VFW Post 2572 Election of officers, 5-7 tonight, Post Home, 1918 Washington St.; members encouraged to vote.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 Reunion meeting, 6:30 tonight, Ridge Apartments; Willie Moore, 638-9329.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1968 7 tonight, King Solomon Baptist Church; members asked to attend; finalizing details on fish fry.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Gov. Fred Banks.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speakers from Porters Chapel and Warren Central.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Warren Grabau will speak on the Civil War.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday, City Hall Annex; Don Brown, director of Warren Yazoo Mental Health, will speak on services and programs offered.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

Jackson State Alumni Association Vicksburg-Warren Chapter; spring fling, 8 p.m. Saturday, Battlefield Inn, Mississippi Room; tickets $10; “dress your phase scholarship dance;” refreshments served; Susie Calbert, 661-7330, or Robyn Gordon, 638-7346.

Public programs

Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and advanced bridge class; 10:30, open use of computers; 1 p.m., computer class by appointment and piano; 2, dulcimer class.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; 5:30-7 tonight, River Region West, second floor conference room; bring item for basket; walking program, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, parking lot of River Region West; 661-5108.

The Initiative Learning Center Registration open through May 28 for the summer program; program includes reading, math, dance, music, creative arts and more; 1306 Hope St.; 638-8545.

Bees for Beginners Lecture by Tom Patin, beekeeper; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Academy Building; free; refreshments provided; 631-2997.

Overeaters Anonymous For those who want to stop binge eating; 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist, room 206 C; 638-0011.

“Spring is in the Air” Flower show presented by Evergreen and Morning Gardener garden clubs; 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library.

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

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, with hour lunch break, Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; refreshments; must attend all sessions; bring pocket calculator; to register, Leona Stringer, 634-4520; offered by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

2004 Marketing Conference 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 4, YMCA conference rooms; round table discussions, media panel discussions and various speakers; limited space; for reservations and fees, www.vicksburgmarketing.org or Carolyn Duren, 634-0096; sponsored by the Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals, Hinds Community College Small Business Development Center and the Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce.

Women’s Abs/Core Conditioning Classes 5:45-6:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 1109 Mission Park Drive; 636-1878.

Six-Week Summer Camp Monday-Friday, June 1-July 9, Central Mississippi Prevention Services; ages 7-17; early registration, 631-0102.

Churches

Mount Olive Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1925 Baldwin Ferry Road; evangelist, Dr. L.A. Hall Sr.; pastor, the Rev. Leon Nelson Jr.

Mount Pisgah Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1519 Lummie St.; pastor, the Rev. Dennis Redden; Alonzo Younger officiating.

Benefits

Ranee Sanders Benefit 7 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Youth Center; baked goods for sale; music by the Wright Road Band; hamburgers provided, women bring side dishes; proceeds to go towards replacing items lost in house fire.