Community Calendar News

Community calender for the week of October 21

Escambia County Middle School will hold the annual Light on Afterschool Program Thursday, October 25, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This year’s focus will be the “A” in A-STEM. Registration will be held for the program during this event. For more information, contact Marcia Adams or Melissa Daniel, 368-9105.

There will be a BENEFIT for AUTUMN HASTING (five years old)– stage three aggressive melanoma Cancer patient Saturday, October 27 at BOATYARD LANDING, Stockton. Food and auction. Hot dog plates, $5 and hamburger plates $7 at noon. For more information call Billy Mills 251-294-2915 or Louise White 251-294-34125.

ECHS Class of 1968 will host a 50th Class Reunion October 27 from 8-12p.m. at the Atmore Country Club. Open to classes from 1967-1969. Casual dress. Cash bar. Appetizers provided. Down South Entertainment will provide music. Cost is $25 single or $35 couple. Make checks payable to Class of ’68. Mail checks to Penny Vickery Walker at 132 Beacon Lane; Atmore, AL 36502 or Wynell M. Bell at 1104 Sneed Drive; Atmore, AL 36502.

The American Legion Auxiliary is gathering information for families of military who will be deployed during the Christmas season. We’d like to do something special for the children at Christmas. Call and leave message 446-1403 and we’ll return your call. Mary Stanley 251-359-0199 or Lorrita Beggs 903-826-4260.

Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary will host a Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. both days. The display will be in the Mayson Auditorium.

The Atmore VFW Auxiliary will host their Annual Veterans Day Breakfast Saturday, November 10, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., at Anchor Café. All veterans eat free, and complimentary gifts will be given to all veterans in attendance.

The Canoe Homecoming will be held Saturday, November 17 from 8 a.m. -2 p.m. along Lowery Lane in historic downtown Canoe. Arts and crafts vendors, food, and reenactors and a living history camp will be set up at the Confederate Memorial. There will also be a historical presentation regarding Canoe at the Civic Center during the day. For more info call 251 294 0293.

The sixth annual Exhibit of “WWI & WWII – Memories of Baldwin County” will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum through December 16.  Admission is free and the Museum is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.  The Exhibit is endorsed by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and is sponsored by BCHM, located in Elberta.

Escambia County Children’s Policy Council announces the creation of New Horizons Program, a mentorship program for youth ages 11 to 16 residing in Escambia County. It is an 8-month program meeting every fourth Saturday of the month during the academic school year. Sessions will focus on developing youth into leaders by living life with high standards and preparing them for a successful future. Applications are available for students and parents at Escambia County High School and Escambia County Middle School. For more information or questions, contact Felicia A Bishop, Director, New Horizons 251.577.2635.

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 meets 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.

SouthernCare Hospice is offering a free grief and loss support group luncheon on the 4th Wednesday of each month, hosted by Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce, at noon. Bring your own lunch, drinks will be provided. This is for anyone experiencing any kind of loss or grief, not just the death of a loved one. Contact Laura Yoder at 368-1101 for more information.

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 veteran’s 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