Community Calendar for 6/29/13Published 3:33am Friday, June 28, 2013
Birthdays, anniversaries and special events can be added to, changed or deleted from the calendar by submitting them in writing at The Post-Searchlight office, 301 N. Crawford St., by faxing (229) 246-7665, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818.
Saturday, June 29
• Anniversaries: Reggie and Stacie Ponder, Tish and Matt Palmer, Janice and Randy Martin, Gene and Clair Dunlap
• Birthdays: James C. Ordner, Erwin Harrell
Sunday, June 30
• Union M.B. Church, located at 703 Martin St., West Bainbridge, will host the 13th annual summer gospel extravaganza concert at 6 p.m. Under the direction of Russell McGriff, it will feature present and former members of the Georgia Mass Choir and a salute to the Georgia and Mississippi mass choirs.
• Calvary Assembly of God, located at 3606 Spring Creek Road, Brinson, will observe Biker Sunday with The Christian Motorcycle Association as special guests at 11 a.m. service.
• Morningside Baptist Church, located at 1303 Vada Road, will have a Patriotic Service at 4 p.m. The public is welcome.
• Mt. Zuma M.B. Church, located at 2015 Vada Road, will hold a Fifth Sunday Gospel Sing beginning at 5 p.m., featuring The Amazing Harmony Four, The Sunset Spirituals, The Spiritual sons and the Gospel Harmonettes.
• AA, 814 West St., 3 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Fleetwood, William and Bev Widener, Greg and Merrean McDonald, Brenda and Alvin Bailey
• Birthdays: Ann Bradford, Peggy Johnson, John Marker Pritzl, Preston Griffin, Paxton Poitevint, Reagan Moore, Jama Brown, Cristy Surratt
Monday, July 1
• AA, AA Building, 814 West St., 8 p.m.
• Humane Society, YMCA Kids’ Center, 7 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Sunshine and John McCullough
• Birthdays: Amari Griggley, Tammy Cleaveland, Florine King, Sarah Potter, Jon Harrison, Tammy Tully, Lindsey Nicole Gonzalez, William Friend
Tuesday, July 2
• Bookmobile at Spring Creek Grocery, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
• Rotary Club, Charter House Inn, noon
• Decatur County Planning Board, County Administration Building, 203 W. Broughton St., 1:30 p.m.
• Bainbridge City Council, Potter Street Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
• Decatur County Lions Club, Salvation Army Building, 600 S. Scott Street, 7 p.m.
• Spring Creek VFD Board, 2682 Georgia 253 South, 7 p.m.
• Narcotics Anonymous (closed meeting for addicts or people with drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.
• Nar-Anon Family Group for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drug problems, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Alicia and Rich Messersmith, Roscoe and Bertha Walker, Ken and Cindy Markham, Jon and Janet McRae, Charlie and Tracy Fitzgerald
• Birthdays: Daniel Digby, Barbara Morris, Michael Smith, Ladarius Garnes, Carolyn Hilliard, Stephanie Lewis, Logan Nichols, Tina Barfield, Ali Dowdy, Brian Parker, Jeffrey Enfinger, Duke Harrison
Wednesday, July 3
• Bookmobile at Wingate’s Lodge, Hutchinson Ferry Road, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
• Bookmobile at Recovery Community Center, noon to 1:30 p.m.
• Bainbridge State College: Independence Day Celebration, Campus Cafe in the Student Wellness Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Teen Study Groups for ACT/SAT, Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg Library, 301 S. Monroe St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
• AA, 814 West St., 6:30 p.m. closed meeting, 8 p.m. speaker meeting.
• Anniversaries: Buz and Sharon Beauchamp
• Birthdays: Lakenshia Manuel, Bradlee Ponder, Denise Deal, Allie Severe, Alex Hughes
Thursday, July 4
• Independence Day
• Holiday Closings: City, county, state and federal government offices closed; Bainbridge State College and Southwest Georgia Regional Library system are also closed
• Bainbridge Fourth of July Celebration, Earle May Boat Basin, concert starts at 7 p.m., fireworks to follow at nightfall
• Staying Alive Group of Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell Street, 8 p.m.
• Birthdays: Chris Summers, Judy Brooks, Sylvia O’Quinn Parker, Yvonne Jenkins, Devin Lizotte, Jessica Ingram, Jamie Hezekia, Jessica Monk
Friday, July 5
• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. 27 North, Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Troy and Sara Long
• Birthdays: Kamilah Harrell, Jamilah Harrell, Shawn Samuels, Doyle Welch
Sunday, July 7
• Swanswall M.B. Church, located at 361 Swanswall Road, Brinson, will observe Pastor Percy E. Leggett Jr.’s 14th anniversary at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor T. Baulkmon and the dynamic transcendent Hunter Sisters as guests.
• Harvest Beyond Ministries, located at 1610 Old Quincy Road, Bainbridge, will host the Favored By God Ministries service at 10 a.m. with Prophetess Diana Williams.
• Lamb’s Temple Working in the Earth Ministries, under the leadership of Bishop Willie Lamb Sr., located at 1425 MLK Dr., Bainbridge, will begin having Sunday morning worship services each week at 9 a.m.
Monday, July 8
• Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Cyrene, located on Hanover Road, will have its annual revival through July 12 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The speaker will be Rev. Cleveland Sanders.
Friday, July 12
• 2nd Annual Teresa D. Young Foundation Charity Golf tournament, Cairo Country Club, 1701 U.S. 84, Cairo, registration at 10 a.m., lunch at noon and shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 14
• Beulah Thomas Baptist Church, located on Woodhull Road (off Hwy. 27 S.) will have a Homecoming celebration with the Rev. Joshua Rathel of Flat Creek Baptist Church as guest speaker at the 10:30 a.m. service. Dinner on the grounds and special music will follow.
• St. Stephen M.B. Church, located at 156 Miss Ann’s Lane in Whigham, will have a Women’s Day celebration at 3 p.m. Sister Emma Crump-Cooper of St. Mark M.B. Church of Mitchell County, will be the featured speaker. Dinner will be served following the service.
Saturday, July 20
• Prophetic Kingdom Ministries, located at 1610 Old Quincy Road, Bainbridge, will host the 2013 Breaking the Chains Conference beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Prophet Patrick Cleveland of Valdosta leading the service.
Friday, August 2
• First Day of Classes for students in Decatur County Schools