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6/14/04

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. Items can be published a maximum of four times.

Clubs

Republican Executive Committee Planning session, 5:30-6:30 tonight, Stained Glass Manor; Ron Klages, 638-1776.

NAACP Executive board, 6 tonight, 902 China St.; chairmen asked to attend; regular meeting, 7 p.m.; members asked to attend.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Work meeting; 6 tonight, Lynn Bessonette’s home; 636-2720.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 Meeting, 6:30 tonight Ridge Apartment; Willie Moore, 638-9329.

VFW Post 2572 Meeting, 7 tonight; Ladies Auxiliary meeting, 6:30 p.m.

VFW 10734 Meeting, 7 tonight.

American Legion Auxiliary Elections, 7 tonight; members asked to attend.

AARP Picnic, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Riverfront; bring shoe boxes.

VHS Class of 1994 Reunion, June 18-20; 868-0182 or 972-980-4650.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, LTC David Buck, public affairs officer for Mississippi Air National Guard, 172nd Airlift Wing.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Jeff Riggs.

VHS Class of 1989 Reunion fees due Friday; Sonja Anderson, 415-7017, or Trina White-Lassiter, 868-0151.

Creme de la Creme Call meeting, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Patricia Winters, 634-1579.

Society of American Military Engineers Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; speaker, David W. Mockbee; 631-7695 to RSVP by Wednesday.

WCHS Class of 1984 Reunion, July 16-17; looking for classmates; Francis Sit-Chipley, 638-4114, or Lisa Johnson, 638-1832; www.warrencentral84.freeservers.com.

Brookes-Gates Families Reunion, July 9-11, Vicksburg; Lucy Sims, 636-6747.

Public programs

Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and advanced bridge class; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., computer class by appointment; 1, piano class; 2, dulcimer class and dominoes.

Free Summer Meals 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday through July 15; Kings Community Center, 224 R.L. Chase Circle; through age 18; Dexter Jones, 218-1318 or 638-8108; sponsored by Triumph Ministries.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; 5:30-7 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic, second floor conference room; bring item for basket; 661-5108.

Public Library Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., preschool and toddler story time and a craft; Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., crafts; Thursday, 10:30 a.m., school-age story time.

WES Public Tours To mark 75th anniversary; 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Waterways Experiment Station; free; 634-2502 or 634-2504.

Free Parent Aide Volunteer Training 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, June 22 and 24, Vicksburg CAP Center, 2732 Washington St.; 634-0557; meals provided.

The Power of Race Unity 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex, Academic Building, 1302 Adams St.; free; refreshments; from a Baha’i perspective.

Book Discussion Alan Huffman will discuss his book, “Mississippi in Africa;” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Southern Cultural Heritage Center, Adams Street entrance.

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.

Summer Day Camp For ages 4-6; 8 a.m.-noon June 21-25, Vicksburg Montessori Christian School, 201 Honeysuckle Lane; $60; theme, bears.

Miss Mississippi Pageant June 23-26; 638-6746 to purchase tickets.

Juneteenth Heritage Festival June 26; 638-8271 by Wednesday to participate.

Churches

First Baptist Vacation Bible School for age 4-grade 6; 9 a.m.-noon today-Friday, 1607 Cherry St.; theme, Rickshaw Rally.

Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) USA Vacation Bible School for all ages, 6:30-7:45 tonight-Friday, Port Gibson; pastor, Elder Howard Batchelor.

Morning Star Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 848 Glass Road; speakers, the Revs. Terrell Steward, James Jones, James Archer, Joseph Brown and Henry Lewis; pastor, the Rev. James C. Archer.

New Mount Zion Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday, 515 Feld St.; speaker, the Rev. Reginald Harris; pastor, the Rev. R.L. Miller.

Rose Hill M.B. Fellowship week, 7 tonight-Friday, 683 Stenson Road; speaker, the Rev. Christopher Armstrong; pastor, the Rev. Walter Weathersby.

Mount Calvary Baptist Vacation Bible School, 6-8 tonight-Friday, 1350 East Ave.; theme, Spotlight on Jesus

.Mount Olive Baptist, Villa Nova Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; speaker, the Rev. Tyrone Dixon of St. Paul Baptist Church.

St. Peter M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1712 Crawford St.; speaker, Johnny Hughes of Hermanville; pastor, Melvin L. Bolden.

St. James Baptist “God’s Gift of Life” and Holy Communion, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 1922 Pearl St.; speaker, Samuel Brown Jr.