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6/8/04

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Clubs

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Meeting and officer elections, 8 tonight, 1618 Main St.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Angela Gunn, Eye & Tissue Bank.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Betty Davis.

Overeaters Anonymous For those who want to stop binge eating; 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist, room 102C; 638-0011.

JSU Alumni 6 p.m. Wednesday, LD’s Restaurant and Lounge, 1111 Mulberry St.

Vicksburg Chapter No. 77 UDC 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; workshop meeting.

Vicksburg Toastmasters Club 2052 Noon Thursday; Melinda Lamb, 634-3888; Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

PRAM River City Chapter meeting, 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Eddie Monsour’s Restaurant, Vicksburg Country Club; speaker, Mary Cracchiolo, public relations manager at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino; Bill K. Mullen, billkmullen@aol.com.

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

American Legion No. 3 Officer election, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, 1712 Monroe St.

Former Rosa A. Temple Buccaneers All football and basketball players from 1964-1970; meeting to discuss championship rings; 6 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg High School field house; Alonzo Stevens, 631-2888.

Monroe Sr. and Nancy Thornton Ross Family Reunion, July 2-4; 634-0137, 638-2556 or 638-7078.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., bingo sponsored by Mississippi Home Care; 2:30, dominoes.

Public Library Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool and toddler story time with Girl Scout Troop 119, plus art project; 3:30 p.m., craft time with Denise Hogan; Thursday: 10:30 a.m., school-age story time, plus craft activity.

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

Clarke Buehling Banjo Concert 7 tonight; Southern Cultural Heritage Center auditorium, 1302 Adams St.; $5; 631-2997.

St. Francis/St. Aloysius Used Uniform Sale 6-8 p.m. Thursday, St. Aloysius cafeteria.

Genealogy for Beginning Researchers Free presentation by Beth Koostra Freshour, 1-4 p.m. Saturday; Southern Cultural Heritage Center; participants are asked to bring family history materials; 631-2997 to sign up.

Women’s Abs/Core Conditioning Summer classes, 5:45-6:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning June 14; 1109 Mission Park Drive; blood pressure, body mass index, fat screenings included; registration ongoing, 636-1878.

Summer Playground Camp 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday; Marion Lane, June 14-17; Pearl Street, June 21-24; free; ages 5-12; arts, crafts and games; 634-4514.

Children’s Ministry Sports Camp For children who have completed grades K4-5; 6-8 p.m. June 21-25, Bowmar Baptist Church; softball, baseball, soccer, cheerleading; Pam Parman, 636-2596, to register.

Narcotics Anonymous 8 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; daytime, Alvin J., 661-7646; evening, Jackie G., 638-8456 or 415-3345.

Hawkins Preschool Openings for fall for ages 1-4; 636-7051 or 638-3685.

Little People’s Learning Center Registration open through Friday for Summer Reading and Math Program to be held June 14-July 23; registration for fall open through July 30; Rosalind J. Scott, 638-8120 or 638-2037.

Churches

Mount Zion No. 1 Spring revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 920 Fifth North St.; pastor, the Rev. Larry Brown; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

St. Paul Baptist, Utica Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday; evangelist, the Rev. Johnny Martin; host pastor, the Rev. Charles Harper.

Mount Ararat M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, Eagle Lake; evangelist, the Rev. Joseph Brown, pastor of Mount Pilgrim Freetown and Jones Chapel M.B. churches; music by Kevin Winters; host pastor, the Rev. L.A. Hall Sr.

Bright Morning Star 7:15 tonight-Friday, 801 Green St.; speaker, the Rev. Illiad Kelly, pastor of Greater Mount Zion M.B. Church in Raymond; host pastor, the Rev. Reginald Harris.

Mount Olive Baptist, Villa Nova Prayer service, 7 tonight-Wednesday.

Greater Zion Travelers M.B. Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday; 7501 Highway 27 North in Utica; speaker, the Rev. O.C. Farrell, pastor of New Mount Zion in Raymond; host pastor, the Rev. Willie L. Lewis.St. Paul, Bovina Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; 737 Tiffentown Road; speaker, the Rev. John McNeil, pastor of Blacks Chapel M.B. Church in Jackson; host pastor, the Rev. Tyrone Dixon.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; multi-purpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; open to residents of North Washington Street area; verification of income, utility bill and Social Security cards for each family member required; the Rev. Larry Nicks, pastor.

Triumph “Walking Into Your Destiny” conference, 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 136 Honeysuckle Lane; sponsored by Men of Valor Ministry at Triumph M.B. Church; free to public; 638-8108 or the Rev. Troy D. Truly, 218-1323.