•USS Columbus Navy & Marine Corps. Reunion
USS Columbia CA-74/CG-12/SSN-762 Reunion Sept. 21 - 24, 2011 at Sheraton National Hotel - Arlington, VA. Please contact Allen R. Hope, President, 3828 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815-4505 Home: (260)486-2221- 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Easter time - Fax 260-492-9771 - email: -Hope439@frontier.com - Any shipmate past & present who would like to share memories & fellowship may also contact me.
•Shiloh SCV Camp Meeting
Hamburgers, hot dogs, etc. at 6 p.m. ($5) and program at 7 p.m. Tom Parsons of the Corinth & Shiloh National Parks will give the program. He will tell us the history and interesting facts about the UDC monument of Shiloh Park. Come and bring a friend.
•Stantonville Fish Fry
The Stantonville Fire Dept. will be having a fish fry at the Civic Center on Friday, from 4-7 p.m. Fish, chicken strips and popcorn shrimp will be served. Carry out available. $10 per adult and $6 per half order. All proceeds go to the Fire Dept.
The Mary Lou Johnson Foundation will be having it’s annual Scholarship Banquet at McNairy Central High School on Aug. 6, at 6:00 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Eric Robinson. Tickets are $15.00/single and $25.00 couple. This year’s scholarship recipients are Ms. Shemika Kirk/AHS and Ms. Macaria Surratt/MCHS. Tickets may be purchased from any committee member or scholarship recipient. For more information call 610-1881.
•“Back To School Fest”
McNairy County Community Advisory Board will sponsor their “Back To School Fest” at the Selmer Community Center on Saturday, August 6, 2011 from 10 am – 12 noon. The “Back To School Fest” is for all kids, parents, and families in McNairy County. This event will have FREE school supplies, food, and entertainment for all ages. The school supply give-away will be basic supplies for all school aged children, but a parent must accompany child to receive these FREE items. If you have any question or concerns you can contact Shirley Clark at 731-632-0304.
Bethel Springs Rosenwald Community Center is hosting an event including hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, games and a dance for all special needs individuals from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Bethel Springs Community Center. Michael Richerson from Special Needs Baseball Foundation will be there for fall baseball sign-ups along with some of the players.
•Plunk Family Reunion
Finger Community Center, Saturday, August 6 - BBQ provided with donations at door - covered dish meal - descendants of George Plunk (Son of Jacob Plunk from North Carolina) invited.
•Huge Benefit Yard & Bake Sale
For community member in medical need. Yard sale will be outside at Selmer Moose Lodge with several family members Bake sale will be inside. Everyone is welcome.
•Lawton Spaghetti Dinner
There will be a Spaghetti Dinner Fund Raiser for Lawton Civic Center Saturday August 6 at 5:00 Doors open at 5 plates will be $ 5.00 including dessert please come out and join us for this annual event.
Ashe Family Reunion
Eastview Civic Center at 10:00 a.m. Lunch will be served at 12:00. Bring a covered dish.
•Living Healthy With Diabetes
Selmer Senior Center is partnering with local health care agencies to provide a free 4 week program for all diabetics, their family members and caregivers. The first class will be held Tues., Aug. 9 at 5:30 at the Selmer Senior Center located at 230 N. 5th Street. The following classes will be held August 16, 23 and 30 at 5:30. Classes will include lots of free information, education and presentations by a local doctor, registered dietician, dental hygienist, pharmacist and registered nurse. These classes are free and open to everyone. Call Hollie Knight at 731-645-7843 to register or for more information.
Wednesday, August 10th from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. at Tennessee Technology Center at Crump - Lunch provided RSVP by Monday, Aug. 8th to Scott Bradford at 731-660-6604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for topics and information.
•Moms to Be Celebration
Thursday August 11 from 1 - 2 p.m. at McNairy County Health Depart. at 729 East Poplar Ave. - for more information call Ruth Teague at 731-645-3474 ext. 105 or Beth Hamilton at 731-645-3474 ext. 130 - Free gifts & a child safety seat will be a door prize.
Course will be taught at Selmer 1st United Methodist Church (Hwy 64W) on Fri., Aug. 12, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 13, 8:30 a.m. until finished.
You must attend both times. Sam Bedwell is the instructor. For information call 1-800-372-3928. The course is free but you must bring a pencil and social security number.
Anyone born since Jan. 1, 1969 must complete. Ages 9 years and older may attend.
Saturday, August 13 at Selmer City Park from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Speakers Robert Shackelford & Teresa Carroll.