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"1 PageA-8, The Tuskegee News, March 17, 2011 'i Page named champion of annual calf show Marion Page, left,of Macon County won first place in the Medium Weight Class, second place in Senior Showmanship and was named Reserve Grand Champion of the 34th Annual Macon County Beef Calf Show held at Jimmy McGhar's Farm in Notasulga. The calf exhib- ited by Marion Page was sponsored by the Macon County Farmers OrganiZation. Pictured: Page along with Jason Edmond- son, President of the Macon County Cattle- man's Association. Cadillac Club committed to feeding needy seniors TU focuses on holistic health in lecture series Little TexaS'Volunteer Fire Department members Roo- sevelt Kirk Levett, left, and Willie Kirk, third from left, pose with Britt Taunton, Kyle Taunton, Jacob Cohn and Scott Windle, who are helping construct the department's new facilities, Making the most of its approximately $200,000 grant from the United States Department of Home- land Security, The Little Texas Volunteer Fire Depart- ment. is adding to its facilities. The: Department is currently constructing three new lJlr~s t0-1~ouse vehi- ' cles at its site north of Tuskegee just off State Highway 29. Department manager Willie 'Kirk said last week that the new facility should be completed before the month is out. Kirk said construction is being done in shifts, with area contractors Working during the day and little Texas VFD members working in the evenings. Among other things, Department members are doing electri- cal work for the building due to fmancial constraints created by the loss of V"mtoryLand charity bingo funds. Kirk thanked Elmer Harris, Becks Turf Farm, Auburn Timber Co. and others for their contributions to the project. Sylvester Collins, pictured center with seniors at Tuskegee Senior Citizens Center, is founder and president of the Alabama Cadillac Club, which is dedicated and committee ta volunteer service in the community, including distributing 60 pounds of food per month to deserving senior citizens in the Macon County Area. Wednesday, March 9 the club pre- sented its donation to Tuskegee Senior Citizens Cen- ter. For more information on The Alabama Cadillac Club or for information on how to join, cail Collins at (334) 306"0176 or email slycollins@yahoo.com. Local: Fraternity hosting "A Royal Night with the Blue and White" Ball The Gamma Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will host "A Royal Night with the Blue and White" Scholarship Ball on Saturday, March 19 from 7-11 p.m. The fraternity's second an- nual event will take place at the Star Mindingall Water Authority, 3240 Franklin Road in Tuskegee. Tickets are $15/person or $25/couple. Proceeds ben- efit the Gamma Sigma Chapter Scholarship Fund. For more information or to purchase a ticket, contact Arthur Caffey at (334) 724"0317 or gammasig- machaptertuskegee@charter.net. By ANISSA L. RILEY Tuskegee University The University's School of Nursing and Allied Health and the National Cen%er for Bioethics in Research and Health Care are joining forces to make promoting health and wellness a focus for all. The entities are Co-sponsoring the 27th An- nual Scholarly Events and Research Symposium and 24thAnnual Mary Stark Harper Lecture Se- ries on March 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bioethics Center Auditorium. The focus for these events is 'TIolistic Health: Promoting Health and Wellness Across the Life Span." Pier Broadnax (Ph.D R.N.), director of nursing of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health at the University of The District of Columbia, is the keynote speaker for the Scholarly Events/Re- search Symposmm. Glenda L. Smith will present the Mary Starke Harper Lecture after the lunch break. Smith is an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Gwendolyn Gray, director of the occupa- tional therapy program and assistant professor in the Tuskegee University Department of Allied Health, and Dr. Godfrey Gregg, clinical assistant professor at Adelphi University School of Social Work, will also be presenters during the Mary Starke Harper Lecture Series. Events are open to the public. Registration is $35 and includes a boxed lunch. Six contact hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available for participants at a cost of $10. Please make checks payable to the Tuskegee University School of Nursing and Allied Health. For a registration form or for more information go to Www.tuskegee.edu, or contact Nnedu at (334) 727-8185 or ccnnedu@tuskegee.edu. LUU,IIII i' " II'll'l I 'l'"rl'll"rlll I' II//l'l 5 : I~f~:~