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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Community Calendar for the Week of 10/23/2008

Every Tuesday & Thursday
● The Chipley Farmers Market is preparing for the fall season. With the support of the growers and other members of the community, this year’s fall market will be great. The fall season will open on Tuesday, October 21st from 12:00 to 5:00 pm. The Market will be open every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 5:00 as long as we have good participation from vendors and the community. If you have any questions or need additional information please contact Collin Adcock, at the Washington County Extension Office (850) 638-6180. Thank you for supporting the Chipley Farmers Market. I look forward to see you this fall.
Every Wednesday Night
● Lovedale Baptist Church would like to invite all children ages 2 though 18 years of age to join them every Wednesday night for an adventurous evening in AWANA. AWANA is a kids’ ministry that uses the technique of fun to teach that God is real, He loves them and He has expressed that love through His Son, Jesus Christ. All of the AWANA Club activities work toward the goal of giving boys and girls the chance to know, love and serve God. Churches have used AWANA’s proven tools to extend God’s love to kids and impact their communities since 1950. So join us each Wednesday to be a part of that week’s adventure. Lovedale serves supper at 5:30PM and AWANA club activities are from 6:00 - 7:30PM. Transportation is available for those needing a ride. For more information, call Lovedale Baptist Church at (850) 592-5415, Pastor Eric Durham at (850) 209-7116 or Jeanette Deese, AWANA Director at (850) 554-6908.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
● Baptist College of Graceville’s Male Choral in Concert at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Kynesville, FL. Located at 2300 Bethlehem Road. Refreshments to follow concert. For more information call Pastor Sharkey at 579-9940.
● Tickets go on sale for the Chipola College Theater dramatic comedy, "Bus Stop," which opens a four-day run, Nov. 6. For ticket information, call 850-718-2220.
Friday, October 24, 2008
● 16th Annual Altrusa Golf Tournament– Indian Springs Golf Course. 12:00 pm Registration, Lunch Provided 1:00 pm Shotgun Start Four person scramble, Modified handicap, 18 holes $65.00 per person Putting contest $5.00 Entry Fee (Includes greens fee, golf cart, and lunch) Mulligans $5.00. Hole–in–One Prizes provided by Bob Pforte Dodge: New 2008 Ram 1500 Dodge Truck, Tailor-made Burner Driver and Burner, Fairway Woods (3 and 5) Tour Academy, Tailor-made Tour Burner Irons (3–PW) and Smoke Rac Wedges (56 and 60 Degree). $100 Savings Bond provided by Peoples First Community Bank. Prizes for top 3 teams– Closest to the pin, longest drive, putting contest. Raffle Tickets $5.00 each sold at Registration of Tournament (to be drawn at the end of tournament) and Door Prizes. Prizes based on minimum of 40 players. Questions – Call Jay James 526–3197/ 209–3068 or Kathy Milton 482–7788/ 209–8013 or Indian Springs Golf Course Pro Shop 482–8787.
Saturday, October 25, 2008
● The 30th Annual Sunland Fall Festival will be held Saturday, October 25, 2008. The Festival will be held at the Environmental Park, at Sunland Marianna, Florida. The activities will begin with the parade at 9:00 a.m. (CDT) and the day will conclude around 3:00 p.m. The Sunland Fall Festival continues to be one of Sunland’s most rewarding and prosperous events. Those involved in the parade, the entertainment and the vendors have supported Sunland’s efforts to host the fall festival for many years. The residents and employees look forward to this event each year and joining together with their family and friends, former residents, volunteers and the general public for a day of fun, shopping at the booths, good food and entertainment. For general information concerning the Fall Festival, reserving booths for crafts or food concessions contact Dawn Glover at (850) 482–9373; Ruthie Moore or Russell Register for entertainment at (850)482–9371; or Karen Hendrickson for parade at (850) 482–9386.
● Angels Gate Ranch Open House- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and "Ranch-Hand" Brunch from 9am-2pm. Ribbon Cutting at 9:30, Brunch at 11. There will be an equine assisted learning demonstration, an explanation of our life skills program, meet our animals petting area, and silent auction starting at noon. Youth group and ministry leaders are encouraged to come! Please R.S.V.P. by phone or email on or before Saturday, October 18. or 526-3417. Located at 2000 Sexton Rd, Marianna, FL 32448.
● Book Signing at the Jackson County Public Library from 10am-2pm. Special guest authors include: Mr. Dale Cox, Mr. M.C. Bechum, Mrs. Dorothy Seals, Mrs. Natalie Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Doug Robbins.
Sunday, October 26, 2008
● The Chipola College Cheer Fest set for Oct. 26 has been rescheduled to Feb. 8, 2009. Entry forms are available at under "Athletics," "Cheerleaders" and "Cheer Fest." Interested coaches should contact DeFelix at 850-718-2322 or e-mail:
● St. Matthew M.B. Church in Cottondale will be having our Annual Harvest Day Program at 11am. Our guest will be Rev. Wallace Godwin and congregation from Evergreen M.B. Church in Marianna, Florida. You are welcome to come and have a glorious time in the name of the Lord. For more information please contact (850)352-3385 Rev. David D. Greene (Pastor).
● Community Fall Carnival & Trunk-A-Treat – Bethlehem Baptist Church 2300 Bethlehem Road (Kynesville Community) starting at 5PM. Everyone is invited to attend! Special music by Craig Edwards of Panama City, FL and One Way Student Ministries from Sneads Assembly of God Church (bring your lawn chair) There will be chili and hotdogs, games, prizes and lots of candy! Everything is free. Come and enjoy Christian fellowship! For more information call 579-9999 or 579-9940.
Monday- Thursday, October 27-30, 2008
● Chipola College Public Service will hold a 16-hour Firearms Familiarization course at the Reddoch Firing Range on the Blue Springs Highway. Successful completion of the course may be used in applying for a Concealed Weapons Permit. The 16-hour course will meet from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Registration and payment of the $60 fee is due by the first class meeting. Registration forms are available at the front desk of the Public Service Building. For information, call Doris Williams at (850) 718-2394 or e-mail
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
● Marianna Lions Regular Meeting – Meeting will be held at 12 noon at Tony’s. Program: Maria Johnson, Artist. Maria is the creator of the Marianna Lions Commemorative Pins.
● Special Guest Speaker Margaret Ziegeler will be sharing the word of God, at our Women’s meeting 6:00pm at Emmanuel Holiness Church, 3502 Sandridge Church Rd. Sneads. Door prizes, refreshment and fellowship will follow. All Ladies are invited to a Blessed evening. Call 593-9100.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
● Art Auction & Wine Tasting- Located at the Historic Russ House, 4318 Lafayette St in Marianna. 5:00pm-6:15pm Silent Auction & Reception. 6:15pm Live Auction. Artwork to be auctioned will be on exhibit at the Russ House until the day of the auction. Proceeds benefit the Russ House Endorsement Fund. $30 individual/$50 couple. Order now only 80 tickets available. Call the Chamber at 482-8060 to get your tickets.
Thursday–Saturday, October 30–November 1, 2008
● Reality Zone: The Rude Awakening– It is the year 2012. Good jobs are scarce. Gas has reached an average of $8.00 a gallon. The church in America has become apathetic. People have become self–absorbed. It is not that America is no longer spiritual, but that she isn’t really sure Who that God really is. Suddenly and unexpectedly, in the twinkling of an eye the world changed. Are you daring enough to embark on an adventure that could make you question everything you believe in? Are you up for the journey? To book group reservations please call (850) 209–8956 or Chipola Baptist Association at (850) 526–4050. Walk–ins welcome. From 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Blue Springs Baptist Camp in Marianna.
Friday, October 31, 2008
● Cottondale School Reunion – Appetizers – Meet & Greet starts at 5:30PM, dinner starts at 6:30PM. Turkey, Home Made Dressing, Sweet Peas, Turnips with fresh pork, Cranberry Sauce, Sweet Potato Casserole, Bread, Banana Pudding, Tea, & Coffee. Due to Limited Seating, you must RSVP by October 15th. 1st 160 PEOPLE to reply will get to attend 11–31–08. This reminder is for the people that have not made their reservations. I need the year you graduated so I can print in on your nametags. For more information please contact Peggy Yon Mills at or at home (850) 579–4482. We will have name tags made by the next meeting. SOME PEOPLE DID NOT SIGN IN – SEND NAME INFORMATION (Females –Include Maiden and Married Name) CHS Students send CLASS YEAR & SPOUSE’S NAME. A hornet logo will be placed under first name. The name tags will be placed in alphabetical order on a table for you to pick up at the October reunion. You will leave name tags on the same table so you will have them at the next reunion.
● Haunted House Adventure at Compass Lake in the Hills Volunteer Fire Department from 6-8pm. Prizes & snacks. Under 12. For more information call 579-4303.
● Welcome Assembly of God Church will be holding their Light the Night for Jesus at 6:30pm. Join them for an evening of fun for the entire family! Everything is free! Hot dogs, chili, chips, desserts, cold drinks, hot chocolate, coffee, cotton candy, snow cones, and a marshmallow roast. There will be games for the children, moon walk, duck pond, hay scrabble, ring toss, dunking booth, dart game w/ balloons, bean bag toss, basketball toss, etc. You will be greatly blessed by the Southern Gospel singing by the Covenant Quartet. And, you will be amazed at the creativity and imagination as you visit each truck that has been decorated for our Light the Night for Jesus. As the children visit each decorated truck they will receive candy treats for their treat bags. There will also be a hay ride! For more information call 592-5077. The church is located at 6794 Messer Road in the Dellwood Community.
Saturday, November 1, 2008
● Campbellton School Reunion will be at the First Baptist Church in Campbellton. Registration and social time will be from 9–10 a.m. Riley Whitaker will be the guest speaker. Please bring a covered dish to share at the luncheon. There will be door prizes, recognition of classes, and other fun things happening. Please bring photos from the school years. Please help notify former members. For other information you may contact Tommy Whiddon at 850–849–1654 or Mose Barron at 850–263–6016.
● 8th Annual Rahal–Miller Chevrolet Buick–Cadillac Nissan Gospel Sing– Customer Appreciation. 6:30 pm at Marianna High School Auditorium on Caverns Road. Admission is free! Performers include Brian Free and Assurance,; Bibletones from Gulfport, Mississippi; Basford Brothers from Marianna, Florida; and The Thompsons from Marianna, Florida.
Sunday–Thursday, November 2–13, 2008
● Watercolor paintings by Michele Tabor Kimbrough –Sunday Afternoon with the Arts, Chipola College – Art Center, College St., Marianna, FL. Meet the Artists Nov 2, 1–5 pm.
Sunday, November 2, 2008
● Lovedale Baptist Church Homecoming at 10:30 am. Speaker will be Dr. Robin Jumper, former interim pastor of Lovedale. All are welcome to come and enjoy a blessing with worship, food and fellowship. Dinner on the grounds immediately following service. For more information call 592–5415 or 209–7116.
● Eastside Baptist Church in Marianna, Florida will present songwriter/worship leader Jeff Slaughter in concert at 6:00 p.m. CST. Jeff has written the music for Lifeway Vacation Bible School since 1997. While in Nashville, Jeff has had the opportunity to be involved in the country music scene as well. He has toured with artists such as Kenny, Rogers, Suzy Bogguss, Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty. He has also worked with Faith Hill, Bryan White, John Berry and Joe Diffie. Since 1992, he has been a freelance writer and has had songs recorded by artists such as Point of Grace, Steve Green, Truth, Al Denson, the Imperials and others. Eastside is located at 4785 Highway 90 East in Marianna. Call 526–2004 for more information.
Thursday, November 6, 2008
● Sharon Cox Property Appraiser 4th Annual "Appreciation BBQ"- "Famous Amos Morris" Boston Butt BBQ and trimmings along with entertainment from The Original Artists for your enjoyment located at the Fairgrounds in the Old AG Building, Hwy 90 West at 6:00pm. FREE!
Friday-Saturday, November 7-8, 2008
● 7th Annual Veterans Day Poker Run hosted by Pony Soldier and Cookie. FREE Tent/RV Camping, Live Band Friday and Saturday Nights, Food and Vendors, Saturday Poker Run starts and ends at The River Lounge Hwy 92, Clayhatchee, AL. FBO: 1200 hrs/ LBI 1700 hrs. Best/worst hand- Door Prizes, 50/50 Drawing. All proceeds support ANG Family Readiness Program. $10 per hand Free Run Patch. For more information call Pony at 334-692-9933.
Monday, November 10, 2008
● VETERANS DAY PARADE – Hosted by the Ted Walt VFW Post 12046, Marianna, Florida. VFW Post #12046 and Ladies Auxiliary of Marianna will host a parade honoring veterans past and present, Line up will be at 2PM on Pearl Street. No Entry Fee to participate. Please call 526-1880 before November 3rd for sign up information.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
● Jackson County Auction & Smoked Steak Dinner will be held at Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, FL. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $5 for Auction only. Smoked Steak Dinner and Silent Auction @ 5:00pm. (Bidding on Silent Auction items can begin at 3:00pm) Live Auction @ 6:30pm. Volunteers Needed. Donated Items Accepted. For more information call Leslie Fuqua 482–2187. Tickets can be purchased at the Thrift store, Melvin Eng., George’s Glass Tinting, Jackson County Vault & Monument, or the Habitat Office.
Saturday, November 15, 2008
● Malone Pecan Festival– Friday the 14th of November there will be a pecan pie contest; all entries will need to be at the Malone Town Hall before 12, so they can be judged. Saturday morning there will be a pecan pancake breakfast starting at 6:00 and the parade will start at ten. A live auction will be at 1. Entertainment will be the Bryan Brothers from Bascom and BlueGrass Pure & Simple with Travis Perry from Dothan. The line up will be at the Malone High School. There will also be an art contest. Parade contacts: Dorothy Mathis 569–2986, or Sallie Gibson 569–2980 or 569–2771. There is no fee for parade entries. Booth contacts: Flora or Ken Beard 569–5644. Booth’s with electricity will be $35.00, without $30.00. Pecan pies will be for sale. For fun there will be pony rides and slides for the kids. They will have a pecan house owned by Gayle Hart and her son Jessie. They buy and sell pecans. Come out and enjoy the day!! 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for best float will receive trophies. Pecan Festival sponsored by Optimist Club of Malone and JCDC of Marianna.
● Campbellton Senior Citizens are reminded to call in to Campbellton Town Hall and get on the list for the Thanksgiving Luncheon on November 15--this is an event which the Town of Campbellton does once a year for the seniors.
Sunday, November 16, 2008
● Fine Arts Series presents FSU Baroque Ensemble- Cello, Violin, and Flute, with Ryan A. Kasten on Harpsichord. 4:00pm at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Marianna. Meet the Artists Reception follows this concert. Donations accepted for the Fine Arts Series.
Saturday, November 22, 2008
● Help the March of Dimes achieve their mission to give babies the chance of a happy, healthy life by attending an elegant cocktail reception to celebrate the Best of Tallahassee winners, wine tasting, music, and a live and silent auction. 6 PM: A variety of wine classes. 7PM: The Grand Wine Tasting Event. At the University Center Club, Florida State University. Tickets are $50 in advance and $75 at the door. For more information contact Eventions at 850–222–0200.
Monday, December 1, 2008
● Campbellton Senior Citizens meeting is scheduled at 6 p.m. in the Community Center. Ben Graves from Promised Land Farms will present an informative program on trees. Also, this will be a Christmas Luncheon. Each person is asked to bring a small gift under $10 for exchange along with a covered dish for the evening meal. For other information, call 263-8145.
Wednesday – Sunday, December 3–7, 2008
● Senior Group Tours – Christmas Tour, Pigeon Forge TN. Biltmore Estate, Christmas Play at the Barter Theatre, VA. For more information contact; Merita Stanley (850) 482–4799.
Friday & Saturday, December 19–20, 2008
● Senior Group Tours – Enjoy Bellingrath Gardens & Home with Hundred’s of Christmas lights, Foley, Alabama & Lambert’s Restaurant home of the throw rolls. For more information contact; Merita Stanley (850) 482–4799.

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