Events for May 25, 2013
through May 29, 2013
BIBLE COLLEGE: ISAIAH COLLEGE OF MINISTRY AND FULL GOSPEL SEMINARY is now accepting registration for its summer session. Classes will be held Thursday evenings beginning in June. Limited seats are available. Register online at www.isaiahcollege.com. For more information, call site director Evangelist Charles Young at 601-927-3676.
BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS for anyone with a developmental disability can be taught by contacting Yolanda Kimble and Charles Steven at The Resource Center on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information, call 746-3684.
ARCHERY SHOOT sponsored by Benton Academy will be held on May 25 at Camp Swayze, beginning at 7 a.m. Fees include $15 per person and $20 per family. Concession stand will be open.
CHAPEL HILL M.B. CHURCH will hold its pastors aide program on May 25 at 6 p.m. Rev. Harry Scott will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Annie Ruth Stiff at 571-0258.
GIVEAWAY DAY will be held on May 25 at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hut. Clothes, appliances, food and more will be given away for free. The event is sponsored by T&T Ministry, Lady Achievers, Whitney Woods Post 201, Men of Standards and Fletcher Cox.
LINWOOD GIRL SCOUT TROOP #5442 will sell plates on May 25 in the Save A Lot parking lot. Rib plates, chicken wing plates, combo plates, hamburger or sausage plates will be sold. For more information, call 571-8812, 763-8034 or 571-4896.
NEW COVENANT COMMUNITY CHURCH will celebrate the consecration of its building on May 25 at noon. Presiding minister will be Pastor Juanita Booker, pastor of Emeritus of the United Methodist Church.
ST. JAMES COGIC will celebrate its 97th anniversary on May 26 at 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Elder Johnny Foresst of St. Joseph COGIC. For more information, call 673-8146 or 601-405-2196.
CAROLYN HICK AND FAMILY ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION will be held on May 26 from 3 p.m. until at 124 Jackson Avenue/Rosehill in Bentonia. The event will feature Val McKnight and Roosevelt Robinson and Band. For more information, call 590-2073.
TOBEKA M.B. CHURCH will celebrate Family and Friends Day on May 26 at 1 p.m. For more information, call Lolita Woods at 763-4343.
SPRINGFIELD M.B. CHURCH on Highway 3 outside of Satartia will hold its annual revival services on May 27-31, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Rev. M.L. Coleman. For more information, call Willie Wilson at 571-7282.
YAZOO COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE will host Extension horticulturist Donna Beliech, who will present a program on Flower Combinations That Provide Long Lasting Color in the Landscape on May 30 at 6 p.m. at the Yazoo County Extension Service office, located on the third floor of the County Office Building in Yazoo City. For more information, please call Phillip Vandevere Jr., or Melissa Selby at 746-2453.
BELINDA STEVENS will hold a book signing on May 30 at Ricks Memorial Library from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Bring a lunch for the reading.
BELL’S CHAPEL M.B. CHURCH in Benton will hold its Family and Friends Day on June 9 at 11:30 a.m.
EXCELL LEARNING CENTER will hold a free after school summer program on June 1-July 31 for ages 5-15. For more information, call Dr. Carolyn Townsel at 755-8613.
BENEFIT FUNDRAISER for Bobby Little will be held on June 1 from 11 a.m. until at the corner of Seventh and Grady Ave. Fish plates will be sold for $7 and will include fish, spaghetti, potato salad, cake, bread and soda. For more information, call 746-7222, 590-5573, 571-0289 or 571-6117.
CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH will host The Blackwood Brothers in concert on June 1 at 6 p.m.
TRI-UNION INDEPENDENT CHURCH will hold its caring and sharing program to benefit Mrs. Pamela Jenkins on June 1 at 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Yazoo County Junior Beta Club, Mrs. Leonia Gilmore and Voices of Benton.
WORD OF TRUTH FULL GOSPEL CHURCH will hold a One Day Crusade on June 2 at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Dennis Lewis, a Yazoo City native and pastor of Holy Faith United Ministry Church.
TULANE BAPTIST CHURCH will hold its annual revival services on June 3-5, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. Pastor Robert Green, of Pleasant Grove M.B. Church in Canton, will be the guest speaker.
BEULAH LAND M.B. CHURCH will hold its Vacation Bible School on June 5-7, beginning at 6 p.m. nightly. The theme will be “Rock it Out.”
PLAINVILLE INDEPENDENT CHURCH will hold its Family and Friends Day Events on June 5, 6 and 9. Events include guest speaker Rev. Thaddeus Williams of Greater Fairview Baptist Church on June 5 at 7 p.m.; Rev. Fred Kelly of Mt. Zion M.B. Church on June 6 at 7 p.m.; and worship services with Min. Quentin Harmon of Macedonia M.B. Church on June 9 at 11 a.m.
NEW PLEASANT GROVE M.B. CHURCH will celebrate its pastor’s, Rev. Clarence Blackmon, 15th year anniversary on June 9 at 1:30 p.m.
NEW PLEASANT GROVE M.B. CHURCH will hold a prayer and worship musical on June 8 at 6 p.m.
CENTER RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH will hold its annual Vacation Bible School on June 8 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and on June 9 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. with a VBS Celebration following immediately after.
NEW TABERNACLE M.B. CHURCH will hold its pastor’s 24th year pre-anniversary celebration on June 10-14, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The event will climax on June 16 with Rev. Paul Lee, of Great Mt. Mariah M.B. Church of Jackson. For more information, call Elder Robert Gunn at 571-7908 or Sis. Rosie Thomas at 571-5266.
COLOR ME ANGEL 5K BENEFIT RUN for 13-year-old Josie Harris will be held on June 29 at the Triangle Cultural Center at 9 a.m. Runners can pick up registration forms at Delta Darlins. Pre-registration is until June 2; $30 and includes sunglasses and a tshirt. Registration after June 22 is $35 and will not include tshirt. Registration will also be held at the benefit from 8-8:30 a.m. There will also be a kid route, silent auction and concessions. For more information, call Wendy Riley at 571-3628.
POLICE ACADEMY FOR KIDS will hold its registration June 24-July 1. The academy begins on July 8 and concludes on July 12, from 8 a.m. until noon. There is a $10 non-refundable fee. Age groups include seven through 15 years old. For more information, call Lt. Jamie Langston at the police department at 746-1131.
IBS presents “Lifesavers” on Aug. 3 from 2-5 p.m. at the Tougaloo Community Center. There will be music, health screenings, games, food and fun. For more information, call 601-952-0894.
YAZOO CITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES OF 1964, 1965 AND 1966 will be making plans for its next class reunion to be held on Aug. 29. All members are invited to attend the planning meetings. For more information, call Joe H. Smith at 571-8003 or 746-5711 or Barbara Sampson Moore at 571-3647 or 746-6827.