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9/27/04

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Clubs

Mississippi River Commission 2-5 p.m. today, MRC Headquarters, 1400 Walnut St.; public meeting concerning the the Bayou Sorrel Lock project.

Vicksburg Soccer Organization 6:30 tonight, The Meeting Place at Pemberton Square mall.

Kiwanis No regular meeting Tuesday; officer installation, 6 p.m. at Monsour’s.

Sundown Toastmasters No. 4834 11 a.m. Wednesday, Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, 4155 Clay St.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Katherine Rawls, district governor.

Civitan Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, John Grover of International Paper.

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

Redwood High School Class of 1955 50th reunion planned for May 14, 2005; call Joyce Cockrell Huskey, 636-8332, to be added to the mailing list.

Public programs

Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and advanced bridge class; 1 p.m., open play dominoes and piano class; 2, dulcimer class.

Great Crusade for Christ 6:45 tonight-Friday, City Park Pavilion; sponsored by Jones Evangelistic Outreach; speakers, Neddie Ray Winters, the Revs. Delbert “Bubba” Jones, Dexter Jones and Alonzo “Old Man” Jones and Carlton “Fireball” Jones.

Mountain of Faith Ministries Women’s Homeless Shelter Volunteers needed to open shelter before winter; meeting, 10 a.m. Tuesday, library at Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road; Tina Hayward, 661-8990.

Public Library 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; preschool and toddler story time and craft.

“You and Your Credit Report” 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jefferson County Courthouse, second floor; information on how to read a credit report, rebuild credit and more; free; 877-6119 or 597-0277; sponsored by the Center for Rural Life and Economic Development at Alcorn State University.

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

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

Mentor Training Workshop Vicksburg Warren School District Parent Center; Betty Moore, 631-2881, for information.

Fall Art Exhibit 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library, 700 Veto St.; art by Kennith Humphrey and William Tolliver; in memory of William and Debra Tolliver; RSVP, 638-8271.

Basic Dog Obedience Classes Registration, 7 p.m. Oct. 4, City Park Pavilion; preregistration or information, call 634-0199 or 638-8952 after 6 p.m.

Churches

Mount Pisgah Baptist Youth Choir rehearsal, 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, 1519 Lummie St.; Yulonda Clark, 260-8693, or Mary Jackson, 636-7535.

Benefits

Garage Sale VFW 10734 Ladies Auxiliary will host monthly garage sale spaces in the parking lot of the post home on Indiana Avenue or inside in case of rain; $10 cost includes tables for use and advertising; first sale is 6-11 a.m. Oct. 9; subsequent sales will be the first Saturday of each month; 631-3396 or 529-8233.