1/26/05

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 26, 2005

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Clubs

Vicksburg High School Class of 1995 Seeking all classmates and alumni for reunion, June 3-5; fees due; Christine Jones, 619-8015 or 456-1528.

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Triad 2 p.m. today, City Hall Annex; Dr. Clyde Muse, president of Hinds Community College, will speak on programs for older citizens.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Jimmy Heidel, Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce, will speak.

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

VHS Class of 1980 Reunion fees due; seeking all classmates and alumni for reunion; Michele Dent Thomas, 638-2511 or 638-0981, or Jackie Libbett, 634-1112 or 415-6708.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 10 a.m., chair exercises; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1, piano class; 2, open play dominoes and cards.

Adult Basic Education and GED classes 5:30-7:30 tonight, We Care; 638-6329 to register.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge-eating; 6-7 tonight, Bowmar Baptist Church, room 102C;

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

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by Magnolias and Moonshine; drinks and hamburgers will be sold; donations accepted.

Chili Supper and Dart Tournament VFW 10734 Ladies Auxiliary; Saturday, post home on Indiana Avenue; chili, 5-7 p.m., $2; darts, 8 p.m., $8 signup.

Emergency Appeal Blood Drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall next to McRae’s and in the Bloodmobile at Wal-Mart; sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta.

’70s Dance 9 p.m. Saturday, American Legion Tyner-Ford Post No. 213, 1618 Main St.; music by DJ Willie “Uncle Funk” Glasper; tickets are $2 in advance and $3 at the door; door prizes available; refreshments will be served.

Free Small Business Executive Seminar 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 1-3, Hinds Community College’s Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond; professors and former business owners will speak on government contracts, growth capital, legal affairs, more; 857-3536 for more information.

First Aid and CPR Class 8:30 a.m. Feb. 8-9, 908 Cherry St.; sponsored by the American Red Cross; 636-9182.

Winter Swim Lessons Registration ongoing; Mom-N-Tot classes begin at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 21; preschool learn-to-swim lessons begin at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 28; Purks YMCA, 638-1071.

Churches

New Dimension Leadership Summit 2005 “Preparing Leaders for the Nations,” 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; New Dimension, 2845 Clay St.; discussion of church administration, finances, five-fold ministry and more; music by Zamar Ensemble; sponsored by New Dimension International Shepherds Alliance; 883-2095 or www.straughter.cjb.net

Rock of Ages Baptist Board meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday, 2944 Valley St.; members asked to attend.

Southside Baptist Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames, 7 p.m. Feb. 27-March 1, 965 Fisher Ferry Road.

Benefits

Feed the Tsunami Children 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Bass Company Store, Vicksburg Factory Outlets, 4000 S. Frontage Road; $1 raffle tickets available; raffle tickets include $50 VFO shopping spree, $50 Borrello’s gift certificate and $25 Manda’s gift certificate; all proceeds go to Feed the Children.