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Thursday, June 4, 2009

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Thursday, June 4, 2009
♦ CONCERNED CITIZENS OF JACKSON COUNTY MEETING - 6:00 P. M. CDT PLACE: Agriculture Center Highway 90 West (next to National Guard Armory) Our Guest Speaker will be Gary Clark, VP Member Services, West Florida Electric Cooperative Association, who will be speaking on what the proposed energy policy will mean to your budget. His subject: "Our Energy, Our Future". Homeowners and renters: You will not want to miss this. If you are concerned about the United States of America and the direction our leaders are taking us, and if you are concerned about the irresponsible spending of these leaders, we invite you to join us for this meeting. You will learn how YOU can become involved.
♦ The Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of the Hudnall Building.
♦ The WILLIAM DUNAWAY CHAPTER, FLORIDA SOCIETY, SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, will meet at Jim’s Buffet and Grill, with the Dutch treat meal starting at 6:30 P.M. Guest speaker will be Compatriot Roger Dunaway, Gulf Breeze, Fl., speaking and showing a video on the recent "Celebration of the 228th Anniversary of the Battle of Pensacola." Anyone interested in the SAR is welcome. For more information please call 594-6664.
♦ The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group provides emotional support and education for family and loved ones that have been affected by someone with Alzheimer’s disease. The next meeting will be on Thursday, June 4. The support group is free but registration is required, and light refreshments will be served. To register for this support group, or for additional information, call January McKeithan at (850) 482-8520 or (888) 817-2191.
Saturday, June 6, 2009
♦ Canoeing for the Fight against Cancer is scheduled for Saturday, June 6th. – 9:00 a.m. – until - Starting point: Spring Creek Park, Hwy. 90 East, Marianna, Florida. To: Magnolia Bridge Boat Ramp – Magnolia Road, Marianna. $20.00 Donation per person. Come along and paddle a way to help find a cure! For more information, please contact: Sheila Hayes at (850) 526-2124.
♦ Partners for Pets will be having a multi-family yard sale at its facility at 4011 Maintenance Dr., (across from the Arthur B. Dozier Boy’s School) in Marianna. It will be held from 7:00 a.m. -12:00 noon. Items include over 200 hardback books, children’s toys and miscellaneous household items. If you have items you’d like to donate or need more information, please call 482-4570.
Sunday, June 7, 2009
♦ Trinity Sunday and the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church, corner of Jefferson and Clinton Streets in Marianna, in honor of Pentecost. The service will be based on the visit of Nicodemus to Jesus as found in John 3:1-17. At 5 p.m. in the parlor there will be a time of Prayer and Quiet Reflection based on the familiar words of John 3:16. Those who would like to do so are invited to bring their favorite translations or paraphrases of those words. For more information please call the church at 526-2430 or check the website at
Monday June 8, 2009
♦ Jackson County Democratic Party will hold their meeting at 6PM in the Jackson County Board of Commissioners Offices. Meeting is open to all citizens. For More information please call 482-5943 or 482-4220.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
♦ The Town of Grand Ridge will hold its regular monthly council meeting on June 11, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in the Grand Ridge Town Hall. The public is invited to attend. For more information please call 850-592-4621.
Saturday, June 13, 2009
♦ Stewart Family Reunion – June 13, 2009 starting at 11:00 AM till? At CITIZENS LODGE – CAVERNS ROAD (JEFFERSON ST.) MARIANNA, FL. We will be providing the meats, beans, and the drinks, and utensils. We ask that each family bring a covered dish, salad, or dessert to help complete our meal. We also ask that you please bring information of your side of the FAMILY TREE, PICTURES, ETC. For more information call: 850-482-5657
Sunday, June 14, 2009
♦ Bethel MBC - Building Fundraiser / Fellowship Service - Guest Church - Friendship MBC Pastor & Congregation will be rendering Services Rev. Daryl Johnson, Pastor at 3:00 p.m. Elder Chambers, Pastor Church Phone: 592-4108
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
♦ Protecting Your Money – A free conference on: Florida’s Financial Status, Obama’s Stimulus Package, Saving for the Future, and Managing in Tough Times. Sponsored by: University of Florida, IFAS Extension. Location: Jackson County Agricultural conference Center 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue Marianna, FL 32448. Tuesday, June 16, 2009, 6-8 p.m. Snacks provided. Pre-registration required. Contact: Joan Elmore at (850)482-9620, email at
♦ Lactation (Breastfeeding) Class is Tuesday, June 16th , 5:30-7:00pm, Education Classroom on the Ground Floor of Jackson Hospital, 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna, FL. Nutritious snack and course materials provided. There is no cost to participants as the class is brought to the community through the partnering of The Florida Department of Health, Jackson County, Florida WIC, Chipola Healthy Start, and Jackson Hospital. For more information, call (850)526-2412, ext 162.
Monday, June 22, 2009
♦ The Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees will have its regular Finance Committee meeting at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of the Hudnall Building.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
♦ The Jackson Hospital Board of Trustees will have its regularly scheduled meeting at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of the Hudnall Building.
June 22-27,2009
♦ Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Cypress, Fl. – Revival Meeting. To all surrounding churches! The Pastor and members of Bethel M.B.C. invite you to join in, giving praise to the Lord! The speaker: Evangelist Sam Gray, Cottondale Florida, will be at Bethel M.B.C. in Cypress, Florida on June 22nd – June 27th, 2009. Time: 6:30 pm nightly.
June 24-25,2009
♦ Hitting Camp – Chipola Baseball coach, Jeff Johnson will offer a special camp for hitters ages 8-18 on June 24 and 25. A limited number of applicants will be accepted. Please pre-register. The camp will meet at the Chipola Field from 9 a.m. to noon both days. Cost is $100.00. Accident insurance coverage is included in the camp tuition. Contact Johnson at (850) 718-2237.
Saturday, June 27, 2009
♦ Covenant Hospice 4th Annual Garden Gala - starting at 6PM at the National Guard Armory, 3645 Hwy 90 W, Marianna, FL 32446. All Proceeds to benefit the under-funded and non-reimbursed special programs at Covenant Hospice.
Saturday, October 31, 2009
♦ 2nd Annual MS Walk - For Jackson and surrounding counties. Registration is happening now and we need your help. For more information on forming a team, call James Poston @ 850-526-5873 or Viki Smart @ 850-579-3935 or go on the web to and sign up today.

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