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Delta Kappa Gamma holds first meeting of the year
Special to Atmore News First Presbyterian Church of Atmore was the setting for the Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma to host its first chapter meeting of the year on the afternoon of Thursday, September 13. Delta Kappa Gamma is an international society for key women educators and promotes professionalism and camaraderie among its members. The Gamma Omega Chapter also sponsors grant-in-aid and scholarships for future educators and current…
VFW Auxiliary kicks off Annual Patriotic Art Scholarship Contest
Special to Atmore News Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary Post #7016 announces the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Local students in grades 9-12 have the opportunity to compete for $29,500 in national scholarships. This year new categories, two- and three-dimensional art, have been added to the contest. Students must submit an original two- or three-dimensional piece of artwork. Previously the contest accepted only two-dimensional…
New Horizons mentors youth
Special to Atmore News Escambia County Children’s Policy Council announces the creation of New Horizons Program to Atmore – the first site selected for this new program. New Horizons is a mentorship program for youth ages 11 to 16 years of age residing in Escambia County, Ala. It is an eight-month program meeting every fourth Saturday of the month during the academic school year. Felicia Bishop of Atmore is director…
Get your boiled peanuts here!
Nothing goes better with college football than fresh, hot boiled peanuts! The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary to Post 7016 always has veterans at heart. They’re always “cookin'” something up to raise money for veterans – and this time they’re cookin’ up some peanuts. Join the local VFW Auxiliary at their annual Peanut Boil Saturday, September 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Please note the new location – at Atmore Farmers…
National POW/MIA Recognition Day proclaimed in Alabama
Atmore VFW Auxiliary asks residents to observe the day Special to Atmore News The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families. The Atmore Memorial VFW Auxiliary #7016 announces that on June…