Community Calendar for 1/30/2013

Published 1:27 am Wednesday, January 30, 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; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818.

Wednesday, Jan. 30
• New Life Deliverance Ministries, 115 Lynnwood Drive, Bainbridge, will begin a revival with guest ministers, Apostle Jacquelyn C. Porter of Tallahassee on Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, and Dr. Vernette Rosier of Panama City, Fla., on Feb. 1. Services are at 7:30 p.m. nightly.
• Miracle Deliverance Pentecostal Church, located at 2554 Bethel Road, will begin a revival continuing through Feb. 1 at 7:30 nightly, with Bishop DeMarco Speight as speaker.
• Hilltop Bible Baptist Church, located at 110 17th Ave. N.W., in Cairo, Ga., will host the Hinkle Family Bluegrass Gospel concert from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is free.
• AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.
• AA, 814 West St., women’s meeting at 6:30 p.m., speaker meeting at 8 p.m.
• Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. George Andrews
• Birthdays: Andrea Markham, Bobby Palmer, Anna Reynolds Payne

Thursday, Jan. 31
• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Toddler Tales, Decatur County Library, 10 a.m.
• Kiwanis Club, Seminole Wind, noon
• AA, 814 S. West St., noon
• The 2013 Job and Career Expo will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kirbo Center on the Bainbridge College campus. The event is sponsored by the SWGA Employer Committee and Bainbridge College, and co-sponsored by Bainbridge Career Center at Georgia Department of Labor and the Bainbridge/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce.
• University of Georgia’s 2013 Ag Forecast, Cloud Livestock Facility, registration at 9 a.m., seminar from 10 a.m. to noon with lunch to follow. Richard Barnhill, owner of Mazur and Hockman Peanut Brokers, will be the speaker.
• Anniversaries: Marvin and Rita Bailey
• Birthdays: Brett Haisten Wilkinson, Alex Hatcher, Patsy Culverson, Charles Bowles, Charles Owens, Jimmy Cooper, Russell Boyd

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Friday, Feb. 1
• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.
• Staying Alive group of Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell St. (across from Methodist Church), 8 p.m. (open meeting, everyone welcome)
• Birthdays: Cathy Bridges, Jeff McDowell, Charlie McCall, Hudson Lusk, Courtney Lowe, Greg Walker

Saturday, Feb. 2
• Magnolia M.B. Church, located at 1210 Center Street, Bainbridge, will observe “Fill a Pew” as their mission program to be held at 2 p.m. Speaker for the hour is Evangelist Sylvia Copeland.

Sunday, Feb. 3
• Oak Grove M.B. Church, located at 138 Philyaw Road, Fowlstown, will observe the Women Ministry’s annual Pull-A-Book program. Speaker will be Rev. Sandra Simmons.

Friday, Feb. 8
• First Night of Father-Daughter Valentine Dance, sponsored by the Bainbridge-Decatur County Council for the Arts will be held at the Firehouse Gallery, from 7 to 9 p.m. Second night is Saturday, Feb. 9. Tickets are on sale at AtoZ on Water Street, next to the Firehouse, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays until Feb. 2. Cost is $30 per couple, with charge of $5 for each additional child.

Saturday, Feb. 9
• Bainbridge Rotary Club’s Third Annual Casino Night, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College, 6 p.m.
• Mother-Son Valentine Dance will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 per couple and $5 for each additional child up to 6th grade. Contact Ann Sellers at 229-246-3960 for tickets or more information.

Sunday, Feb. 10
• Second St. James M.B. Church, located at 1912 S. Potter St., will observe Black History at 3:30 p.m. with Rev. O. Jemaine Simmons Sr., of Jacobs Chapel, of Tallahassee, Fla., as speaker.
• New Messiah M.B. Church, located at 1300 East River Road, will sponsor a Black History program at 2 p.m. with Rev. Alfred Smith III as pastor.
• Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West St., will observe Deacon’s Day at the 11:15 a.m. service.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
• Lincoln’s Birthday

Wednesday, Feb. 13
• Greater Mt. Calvary First Born Church, located at 471 E. Broad Street, Climax, begins a revival that runs through the 15th at 7:30 p.m. nightly, with Bishop Titus B. Deas Jr., of Deliverance Temple Ministries, Chattahoochee, leading the services.

Thursday, Feb. 14
• Valentine’s Day

Saturday, Feb. 16
• St. Thomas M.B. Church, located at 198 Edwards Road, Fowlstown, will begin celebrating the pastor’s second anniversary at 6 p.m. with a musical presentation. Guest speakers through the week are: Sunday, 3 p.m., Rev. Joe N. Malone of Tallahassee; Wednesday, 7 p.m., Rev. James Turner of Camilla; Thursday,7:30 p.m., The Right Rev. Chris Burney, Tallahassee; Friday, 7 p.m., Bishop-Elect Eric Collins of Bainbridge; Sunday, 11:15 a.m., Rev. Larry Isaac Scott of Marianna, Fla.; and 3 p.m., Rev. Alfred Jones of Moultrie.

Sunday, Feb. 17
• Blakely Civic Center will be the site of a Valentine’s Ball starting at 7 p.m. to benefit Helping Hands of Early County. Proceeds go to help pay for equipment food and activities for after school/summer program. Contact (229) 724-7372 for more information.

Monday, Feb. 18
• Presidents’ Day (school holiday)

Sunday, Feb. 24
• Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West Street, will observe Black History with a special program at 11:15, featuring Rev. John Neal.

Thursday, Feb. 28
• 28th annual Pilot Club Roast will be held at The Charter House, beginning with dinner at 7 p.m. This year’s subject will be Glennie Bench. Tickets are $20 and available from any Pilot Club member, from Emily Yent at Edward Jones, 102 E. Broughton St., or Lisa Jarrell at Southwest Georgia Oil Company, 1711 E. Shotwell St.

Sunday, March 10
• Daylight Saving Time begins

Wednesday, March 20
• Decatur County Retired Educators Assoc. meeting at 11 a.m., Golden Corral.

Saturday, March 22
• Bainbridge Half-Marathon races held from Memorial Hospital

Monday, April 1
• Decatur County Schools are on Spring Break through April 7

Wednesday, May 15
• Decatur County Reitred Educators Assoc. meeting at 11 a.m., Golden Corral.