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Page A-2, The 'I.~zskegee News, March 22, 2018 Dates listed for Democratic Conference forums The Macon County Democratic Conference has Thursday, April 26 in District 4 atShiloh announced its 2018 Political Forums schedule. Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 81 in The forums will be held throughout Macon Notasulga County starting at 6 p.m. each times the forum Monday, April 30 at the District 2 Commu- This Week, Have you Heard goes to the Web is held. The forums are as follow: nity Center on County Road 5 and other sources with recent comments Thursday, March 22 at the District 4 Cam- Wednesday, May 9 at the Tuskegee Munici- posted about stories munity Center on County Road 27 pal Complex, 101 Fonville Street. Tuskegee www.thetuskegeenews~com Wednesday, March 28 at the District 3 Cam- Screening/Endorsement on Monday, May 10 The art of election munity Center in the Tysonville Community in the Tuskegee Municipal Complex or the "Why worry about other nations trying t'o fool Wednesday, April 11 in District 1 at theMacon County Courthouse at 101 East Rosa American voters. Simply listen to the debates, Chisholm Community Center at 3031 County Park (The locationhas yet to be determined),study candidates' official positions, observe Road 69 their ads, ignore social media rumors, then Vote. Foolproof. COMMUNITY CALENDAR In fight of the recent arrest for having gam- bling machines, I ask how are the lootery and cash bingo good, but gambling machines are bad? Same principal. TnskegeeArea will hold its Annual Easter Egg and Health Fair on Saturday, Diabetes Support Group Hunt on Friday, March 30 fromMarch 31 in the Square, downtown The Tuskegee Area Diabetes Sup- noon until 2. p.m. at the Fire De: Tuskegee. Be a part to become a port Group will meet Friday, March partment. There will be food, Healthier You. There will be health rk S i p g 23 at noon at Greenwood Baptist games and prizes to be given away. tips, blood pressure screening, line Pa erv ce ro ram Church. The guest presenter will be ' dancing, snacks, music and prizes. " Rev. K.G. Jones, pastor of Bethel Macon County Easter EggHuntRegistration will begin at 8 a.m. focuses on two ' sheroes' Baptist Church in Tuskegee. Every- The Macon County Commission, and the run/walk will begin at 9 one is invited, the diagnosed and along with the county's municipali- a.m. No registration fees applica- the undiagnosed. For more infor- ties, invites all children and their ble. For more information, please Join the National Park Service at the George ruction call Lillie Hall at (334) 727- parents from Macon County to contact the coordinators Delores Washington Carver Museum in Tuskegee to celt- 0871. come out on Saturday, March 31 to (334) 318-4026 or Belinda at (334) participate in the All-County 552-1327. brute Women's History Month on Monday, March AARP Driver Safety Course Easter. Egg Hunt in City Park be- 26 at 5:30 p.m. Refresh your driving skills with hind Tuskegee Public School begin- A Spring Gospel Festival Womert ofAccoml~lishment: Tuskegee's Female the AARP Smart Driver Course on ning at 10 a.m. There will be face All Macon County Day Festival Heroes" will focus on the lives of two extraordinary Saturday, March 24 at 8:30 a.m. at painting, food and prizes given for presents "A Spring Gospel Festi- women -- Be~ Boldeu "~r'alcott and Margaret Mur- Tuskegee Municipal Complex. You specific eggs found. For more infor- val" m appreciation of Macon ray Washington-- who left their significant mark will learn defensive driving tech- mation, contact Commission Chair- County's on Saturday, April 14 at 5 on Tuskegee's history. These women are featured niques, proven safety strategies, man Louis Maxwell at (334) p.m. at the Chisholm Community in the newbook, Alabama Women- Their Lives new traffic laws and rules of the 724-2555. Center, 3031 County Road 69, " and Times. road. Plus, there are no tests to Tuskegee. Master of Ceremony will pass. Just simply sign up and learn. Class of 1980 Easter Egg Hunt be Louis Maxwell. Theme: I Two of the contributing authors to the book -- Dr. Upon completion, you could receive Tuskegee Institute High School Corinthians 15:56b - Knowing a multi-year discount on your car Class of 1980 will host its Annual that your labor is not in vain in the Sheena Harris and Dr. Caroline Gebhard -- both insurance. The classroom course is Easter Egg Hunt at Greenfork Park Lord" Special Guest: The New members of Tuskegee University's faculty will pres- S15 for AARP members and $20 on Saturday, March 31 from noon Trumpets of Joy of Shorter. Fea- ent the program and will be available for a book non-members. For more informa- until-3 p.m if weather permits, tured groups will be The Sweet signing afterwards. tion visit To Please come out and find the Canaan Baptist Church Praise The bookwillbe available forpurchaseinthe register contact Paul Hill at (334) GoldenEgg. Team, The Oak Grove Baptist, The bookstore located in the Carver Museum. 727-4647 or (334) 669-0957 or Tuskegee Community Choir~ and email: 6th Annual Run/Walk other church choirs, groups and Sheena Harris, Ph.D is an Assistant Professor of and Health Fair soloists. Contact Louis Maxwell Tnskegee Fire Department Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, prior to April 1 at (334) 339-1832 if History and the Interim Director of Student En- Annual Easter Egg Hunt Tuskegee Alumnae Chapter will you desire to participate on this gagement Initiatives at Tuskegee University. She The Tuskegee Fire Department host the 6th Annual 5k Run/Walk program, also serves as the Faculty Senate Chair and as a Faculty Trustee. Dr. Harris earned a B.S and Masters from Florida A&M University and her doctorate in History from The University of Memphis in 2012. She is a vet- eran of the United States Army. Dr. Harris joined the faculty at Tuskegee University in the Fall of 2014. Prior to Tuskegee, she was an Assistant professor CHURCH CALENDAR at Austin Peay State University in Clarkesville, Tenn where she spent most of her time teaching abroad in Central America and Senegal, West Africa. She is currently in the final stages of her book on the life of Margaret Murray Washington. Tabernacle Male worship service on Sunday, March act. Please contact Deacon. Ulysees Chorus Anniversary 25. Shiloh is located at 4970 County and Sister Juanita Roberts, coordi- Professor Caroline Gebhard earned her master's Tabernacle Missionary BaptistRead 24 (Brownville Community). nators at (334) 552-1136. Church's Male Chorus Anniversary and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. She Weekend will start on Saturday, 14th Singing Pastors in Concert Washington Chapel joined Tuskegee's faculty in 1994, where she has March 24 at 6 p.m. with special The 14th Annual'Singing pastors AME Clothes Closet taught for 24 years. Her research and teaching in- guests: The Gospel Navigators, in Concert will be held on Sunday, Clothing and household items of terests include American literature, women's stud- Faithful Few Scott Brothers and March 25 at 4 p.m. at Greater Saint top quality will be given away on its, and African-American studies. In her work, she other. On Sunday, March 25 at 2:30 Mark Missionary Baptist Church. every second Saturday of the month, examines how gender, as well as race, class, and p.m the special guests will be The The feature pastors are: Rev.from 10 a.m.until noon at the Parish place, shapes art as well as history and community. Gospel Consolators, Spiritual Trav- Shedrick L. Abner; Rev. Ramble House, 2508 Old Montgomery Road, With Dr. Gwendolyn S. Jones and Vivian L. clefs, Voices of Harmony and others. Ankumah; Rev. Abraham H. Clark; Tuskegee Institute, Clothing for Carter, she started an ongoing research project, In- Tabernacle Missionary BaptistRev. John H. Curry, Jr.; Rev. Steven men, women, and children includes Church is located at 1431 County. K. Garrett; Rev. Derrick L. Heard; apparel, shoes, handbags, and acces- visible Legacy: The Women of Tuskegee, 1881- Read 9, Tuskegee. Rev. David I~ Jackson; Rev. Kenneth sories: Interested persons should 1981, which has resulted in public talks, academic G. Jones; Rev. Harold Lusk; Rev. enter the doors of the lower level and publications, and the successful nomination of Bess Flying High for Jesus Domecia Manuel; Rev. KK Middle- park in the lower parking lot on Ben- Bolden Walcott to the Alabama Women's Hall of. The Praise Dancers of Shady ten; Rev. Clarence P. Noble; Rev. Ore- son Avenue. For more information Fame. Grove MB Church, located at 2777 gory A. Sutton; Rev. George W. call (334) 727-4821. The program is open to the public and free of charge. For more information, contact the park at County Road 81 ~hskegee, invites all Temple; and Rev. Anthony Williams. St. Andrew's Episcopal (334) 727-3200. youth and interested persons to a kite flying event, FLYING HIGH6th PastoralAnniversary Church Clothes Closet The members of Emmanuel Mis- St. Andrew's Clothes Closet Min- FOR JESUS. Bring your kites and sionary Baptist Church are having istry is open every Saturday from 10 join us on Saturday, March 24, from the 6th Pastoral Anniversary for a.m. to noon. We have been blessed National Service Day April 2 noon-2 p.m. Please RSVP at 334-727- Gregory Sutton and First Lady to be serving so many.of God's chil- 1484. Cindy Sutton and family on Sunday, dren. Donations will be accepted April 8 at 2 p.m. The guest speaker during our operational hours on Sat- Macon County Elected officials and other will par Daniel MBC Deacons and is Bradley Gibson Sr Senior Paster urday. The church is located at 701 ticipate in the National Service Day on Tuesday, Deaconesses Day Obserwnce of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist West Montgomery Read across from April 3. Town officials of Franklin, Notasulga and Daniel.Missionary Baptist Church Church in New Site. The theme is the East Gate of Tuskegee Univer- Shorter, along with the City of Tuskegee and Macon will celebrate its Annual Deacons '~rhe. Man, The Message, The Mis- sity Campus. For more information County elected officials, will join more than 4,000 and Deaconesses Day Program on alan" from 1 Timothy 3:1-7. please call 727-3210. city and county leaders across the country in a day Sunday, March 25 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. of recognition to highlight the impact of AmeriCorps Chester Levett and the Oak Grove Grief Ministry Greater Saint MarkMissionai-y and Senior Corps on Tuskegee, Macon County chal- Missionary Baptist Church of The Greater St. Mark Grief Min- Baptist Church Clothes Closetlenges. Auburn will be special guests,istry holds a group session each Greater Saint Mark Missionary month on the Thursday leading up Baptist Church Clothes Closet Min- National Service Recognition Day activities in the TU Day at Shiloh to the second Sunday at 6 p.m. It is istry is open every first and third community are part of a national bipartisan effort to AME Zion Church a self-help group facilitated by min- Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. recognize the positive impact of national service, Shiloh No. 1 AME Zion Church's isters, counselors, and other profes- The church is located at 3403 West thank those who serve our Macon County Retired sional and lay people. Members and Martin Luther King Highway, and Senior Volunteers and to encourage citizens to special guests will be Tuskegee Uni- friends that experience grief in one Tuskegee. For more information, give back. versity Gospel Choir that will pro" form or another are invited and we1- please call Rommie Jones at 727- The activities will take part of Tuesday, April 3 in vide music for the 11 a.m. morning come to attend and share and inter 0491. the Macon County Commission Chambers. All may- ors, county officials, and elected officials are invited to register for this event by calling the RSVP Office at (334)724-2606 One year ago: " An agreement to develop a solar panel operation in Tuskegee Commerce Park rescinded by the Tuskegee City Council. The agreement between Thomas Reed Jr Son of the late former Alabama State Rep. Thomas Reed of Tuskegee, was taken off the board after several agreements' for use of 72 acres in the park had not been met The Macon Count); Board of Education plans to ask for a half-cent sales tax to support the school district Dr. Linda Boyle new di- rector of Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Sys- tem (CAVHCS) Legendary basketball coach Ben Jobe, who coached at Tuskegee University from 1996- 2000, dies. Five years ago: Utilities Board of Tuskegee (UBT) Board of Direc- tars and employees honor outgoing general manager Mark Ennis who has' been with the UBT for 12 years. He accepted a position as vice president for compli- ance for the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA), of which Tuskegee is a member.' City of Tuskegee employees who had their pay reduced by 15 percent in 2010 as part of a cost-saving measure, will have 5 percent of their salaries reinstated. Make a HUGE SPLASH statewide or target your ad regionally for the most cost / effective me;dia buy anywhere! 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