Community Calendar for 6/29/13

Published 3:33 am 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; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818.


Saturday, June 29

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• 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