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July 28, 2010 I AREA BRIEFS i www.stonecountyenterprise.com STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE 5 1 Friday, July so Education Fair JACKSON - "I-he VA Medical Center in ,Jackson will host a Welcome Home Jobs and Education Fair for Veterans returning from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Fri., July 30 at the front lobby, 15oo E. Woodrow Wilson Dr., Jackson. Participants include major colleges, universities, technical schools, veterans' benefits administration, vocational rehabilitation and employ- ment. All returning OEF/OIF veterans are invited to attend. For more info contact Post Deployment Clinic, 6Ol- 368-3998 or 8o0-949- lOO9, ext. 3998. Blood Drive WIGGINS - Haere will be a blood drive 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Fri., ,July 3o at the Solid Rock Youth Center on Magnolia Drive in Wiggins. 'I-here will be free hamburgers and t-shirts for all who donate blood. Open House WIGGINS - Vardaman St. Christian Academy will hold their 3rd Annual Fish Fry., along with Open House, on Friday July 3oth, 11:oo-6:oo. Plates are $7.oo each. Located next to Butch Oustalet Ford on Frontage Rd. Everyone is invited. Summer Nature Series POPLARVILLE - Blair Sampson, research ento- mologist with the USDA in Poplalwille, will provide a hands-on session about insects 10 a.nl. - 11 a.m., Sat., ,July 31 at the Crosby Arboretum. The session ..... : will (ocus"0n'the valuable roles that insects play in supporting the ecosystem, not only in the home gar- den but also on a much grander scale and is free for members. Non-mem- bers $5. Register by July 30. The Arboretum is located off 1-59 Exit 4, on Ridge Rd in Picayune. Follow the signs. For more information call 6Ol-799- 2311. Saturday, July 31 Car Wash WIGGINS - Church of God Worship Center Youth Group will be ha 4ng a car wash 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Sat., ,July 31 at 'I-he First Bank. Come out and sup- port the youth. Pageant WIGGINS - Womanless BeauW Pageant will be held at the Stone CounW Fairgrounds on ,July 31, 2OlO at 7:00 pm. Admission for adults is $5.oo, and 12 & Under $3.oo. Awards will be given in the following cate- gories; Prettiest Eyes, Gorgeous Legs, Sweetest Smile, Best Fashion, and Beautiful Hair. Fan favorite will be $1.oo per vote. Concessions Will Be Available and all proceeds will go to the Church of God Worship Center Ladies Ministries. Football and Cheerleading Registration WIGGINS - Stone- Wiggins Football and Cheerleading Registration will be held on Sat. ,July 31st and Aug. 7th from 9:00 a.m-12 noon at Reynolds Field (old pickle field) Age 5-12. Please bring child's birth certifi- cate, and old equipment. For more information con- tact Brandi Cobb at 6ol- 528-1803. Musical Benefit WIGGINS - 2*here will be a musical benefit at 7 p.m., Sat., July 31 at New Morning Star Baptist Church for Thareyon "Ricky" Blackmore. He is a cancer patient that is now in M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston under- going a Stem Cell Transplant and he will have to stay there for 4 to 6 months. He is a 1998 grad- uate of Stone High School and the son of I ster and Shirley Blackmore of Wiggins. The public is invited to the event. For more information call Jackie Johnson at 6Ol- 528-'3630. Monday, August 2 BP pays local Fishermen WIGGINS - Rowan Consulting of Gulfport will host an informational ses- sion on how BP will pay local fisherman. You may qualify for this payment by ha ng your residence, commercial or recreation fishing license. Also, any- one owning a boat, jet ski or any other water recre- ation vehicle, restaurant owners, waitresses, wait- ers, deckhands or any other job that is associa- tion with the seafood industry may qualify to receive up to $5,000 cash. The session will be held Mon., Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. at Destiny Christian Worship Center, 713 W. Central Ave., Wiggins. For more info call 6Ol-347-4389. Tuesday. Au_mzst 3 Republie Meeting WIGGINS - Stone CounW Republican Club will meet at Over The Top Ice Cream Shop at 6:3o p.m., Aug. 3- Guest speaker will be Steven Palazzo, congressional candidate for district four. The public is invited to attend. Veteran's Day WIGGINS - A meeting will be held at the Stone Count3" Courthouse, lO:OO AM August 3, 2OlO to plan and discuss the upcoming Veterans Day unveiling of the Medal of Honor Memorial, Parade and Ceremonies. This will be the second and the most important meeting and planning secession for this important event. Please be sure to attend if you plan to participate. Forestry Meeting WIGGINS - The board of the Pearl River - Stone County. Forestry Association will meet at 12 p.m., Tues., Aug. 3 at the Western Sizzlin in Wiggins. ' All members are welcome to attend. For more info call 6Ol-928-5286. Wednesday. August a Ribbon Cutting WIGGINS - ]*he public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony" for the Mocha Giraffe. The ceremony will take place at lO a.m., Wed., Aug. 4 at their new loca- tion, 936 Hall St, Ste. E, Wiggins. Nutrition Group WIGGINS - The monthly Nutrition Group will meet at 6 p.m., Wed., Aug 4 in the Extension Conference Room on Critz St., Wiggins. "l-his group focus- es on healthy, nutritious foods and food prepara- tion. For more info call 601-928-5286. Thursday, Aumast VFD Meeting MAGNOLIA COMMUNI- "IT - Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department's monthly meeting is held the first Thursday of every month at 7:oo p.m. at the station, 35o Magnolia Rd. (corner of Magnolia and Smithtow-a Rd.) Meetings are open to the public. Check us out on Facebook, Magnolia VFD. Friday. August 6 Rural Health Coalition WIGGINS - The Stone Count3," Rural Health Coalition will meet at lO a.m., Fri., Aug. 6 in the Extension Conference Room on Critz St., Any member of the health com- muni " is welcome to par- ticipate in the meetings. For more info call 6Ol- 928-5286. Saturday, August 7 Class Reunion WIGGINS - The Wiggins High School Class of 196o will hold its 5oth class reunion Sat., Aug. 7 at the new pavilion at Flint Creek Water Park. The main event will be at 12 p.m. for a light lunch, visiting and program, then folks will move to Over the Top Ice Cream Shop for dessert. "I-hose who wish may also join a dutch treat breakfast at the Serendipity Dell on Sat., at 8:30 a.m. Also, just for fun, Rebecca Ford LaNasa is offering free Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m., Fri., Aug. 6 at Anytime Fitness. For more info on any of the activities contact Jill Holleman at 6Ol-928-522o or Melba Hart'is at 228-860-9050. 601-528-9796 Gospel Sing MAGEE - The 32nd Annual Gospel Singing Jubilee will be held at 6:3o p.m., Sat., Aug. 7 at Magee High School Auditorium, off Main St. in Magee. Featured groups will be the Echoes, Terry Joe Terrell, Tim Firth and Gospel Echoes, Revelation QT, Mike Vaugh, Carolyn Morris. For more info call 6Ol-9O6-O677. Youth Soccer Registration WIGGINS - Stone- Wiggins Recreation Association will hold fall soccer registration 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Sat., Aug. 7 at the soccer fields on Project Rd., Wiggins. Cost is $50 per child. For more info call Nelson Hunt at 6Ol- 928-35o7 or Tom Jellison at 6Ol-528-4oo5. Sunday. August xq Anniversary Service WIGGINS - Members of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church atlo3 Thelma Andrews Rd., in Wiggins would like to invite everyone to the 1st Year Anniversary Service of Rev. Larry V. Jenkins on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at 2:30 P.M. The guest speak- er will be Reverend Enright Chandler, III, Pastor of ST. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Maxie, Mississippi Saturd ay. August 28 Class Reunion GULFPORT - The Perkinston High School Class of 196o will hold its 5oth class reunion at 6 p.m., Sat., Aug. 28 at Salute Italian Restaurant Softball Tryouts WIGGINS - The Stone High softball team will hold tryouts, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Aug. 7 - 14. I*hose wishing to participate must have a current physical and are asked to contact Coach Sam Compston, 6Ol-299- 2442 or 601-928-7149. Saturday. August 14 Youth Soccer Registration WIGGINS - Stone- Wiggins Recreation Association will hold fall soccer registration 9 a.m. - 12 p.nl., Sat., Aug. 14 at the soccer fields on Project Rd., Wiggins. Cost is $50 per child. For more info call Nelson Hunt at 6Ol- 928-3507 or Tom dellison at 6Ol-528-4oo5. Illlllll Illl Illll Illllllllllllllllllllllli Ill III J ~q APPU~m M~H~~N SAME ~RTME~ in Gulfport. For more info call Barbara Patton Ladner at 228-868-243o. Saturday, Septembe=r g Class Reunion GULFPORT - Stone High School Class of 199o wiii hold their 2o-year class reunion 7 p.m. - lO p.m., Sat., Sept. 4 at the Lyman Community Center, 13472 Hwy 49, Gulfport. For more info contact Tamika Paige at cuktpaige3@yahoo.com" or Michelle Sekul at michelle.sekul@mgccc.edu Deadline for Area Briefs is Friday at 3:oo p.m. 530-D W. Central Ave. Wiggins. Ms 39577 601-928.3219 Across from Sonic