Community Calendar

The City will recognize Arbor Day on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. Two trees will be planted at the splash pad site across from Heritage Park on Trammell Street.

The Escambia County (Ala.) Historical Society will meet Tuesday, April 24 at 3 p.m. at the McMillian Museum on the Brewton campus of Coastal Alabama Community College. Harry King will share his discovery of “Prehistoric Indian Trade Routes and the Trade Canal” being documented in Gulf Shores. Dr. Gregory Waselkov, Director of Center for Archeological Studies at the University of South Alabama, will accompany him. The public is invited to attend.

Venture Crew will hold an open house Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Boy Scout Hut, corner of Craig and Carney streets. Venture Crew is open to young men and women 14 to 20.

Who were your ancestors? What are their stories? Where did they come from? To learn how to find them, attend the Family History Workshop Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m., at the Atmore Branch Meetinghouse (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), 166 Old Bratt Road, Atmore. You can learn how to use the extensive tools available on the Internet to search for your genealogical line, and individual help will be available to help you gain hands-on experience with these incredible resources.

The American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a reception for Korean veterans at Heritage Park Saturday, April 28 at 3 p.m. Korean veterans please RSVP by April 1 by calling Mary Stanley 251-359-0199 or leave message at Americana Legion 251-446-1403.

The descendants of John Victor Steadham will hold their family reunion May 6, at The Steadham Family Chapel, 987 Taylor Circle, McCullough, beginning at 11 a.m.

Canoe Civic Center is available for hosting birthday parties, showers, family reunions and yard sales. Interested parties should contact Canoe Civic Club President Kevin McKinley at 251 446-3495.

The American Legion Auxiliary holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the American Legion Building at 5:30 p.m. The Junior Auxiliary will meet on this day at 4:30 p.m. Parents or sponsors are welcome at meetings.

Atmore Chapter of Widowed Persons Services meets on the second and fourth Wednesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Presley Street Baptist Church. If you or someone you care about has lost a spouse, there is help. For more information 251-253-4487.

The Grieving Parents Support Group meets every third Tuesday at 6 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church. For more information, call 251-253-4487.

The American Legion Post 90 holds its monthly meeting the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Atmore Area VFW Post will continue Veterans breakfast each Saturday as usual. Come and enjoy the fellowship and meal.

The Thomas E. McMillan Museum on the Brewton campus of Jefferson Davis Community College is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Tours of the museum are available at no cost. The Alabama Room is available to research family history. They have local and state history; old census records; old Brewton, Atmore, and Flomaton news on micro-film. Please call 251-809-1528 with any questions or requests.

The Concerned Citizens of Atmore meets on the fourth Thursday at 6 p.m. each month at Unity House. The public is invited to attend, and new members are always welcome. For more information call 251-294-0138 or 205-243-6166.

Progressive Civic Recreation Club meets the second Sunday at the Club’s house at Houston Avery Park. Robert White is PCRC’S president; president-elect is Herbert Payne; secretary is Barbara Poole Harris. PCRC Inc. is a nonprofit organization.

Escambia County High School Band Boosters meet on the second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m., in the band room.

Cruisers Unlimited Car & Truck Club hosts a monthly cruise-in the third Friday of each month in the parking lot of David’s Catfish House. Start time is 6 p.m. Join them to show off your ride – old or new!

Flomaton Lions Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday night from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Lions / Flomaton Community Center. Anyone interested in making a difference for the community is invited to come and find out what the Lions Club is all about. For more information, call 251-294-2057.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 p.m. at the Merkel House, next to Trinity Episcopal Church, 203 S. Carney St. anyone with the desire to stop drinking is welcome to attend.

Narcotics Anonymous meets every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the Merkel House, next to Trinity Episcopal Church, 203 S. Carney St. Anyone with the desire to stop using drugs and alcohol is welcome to attend.

Set Free Indeed, a drug, alcohol and destructive behavior recovery program, meets Thursday at McCullough Christian Center, at 7 p.m. The program is offered at no charge. For more information, call (251) 577-6561 or toll free 1-866 M C CENTER.

The Atmore Lions Club meets the first and third Wednesday of every month at noon in Atmore Community Hospital Mayson Auditorium.
Atmore Area VFW Post meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. All Atmore area veterans who served in war are invited and encouraged to join the VFW.

Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or