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Page B-3, The Tuskegee News, May 13, 1999 | Blood Pressure Screening Rock of Ages Baptist Church, County Road, Tuskegee, conduct blood pressure every second and Sunday at 1:45 p.m. at All are welcome. Bridge Club Cosmopolitan Duplicate Club will meet May 13, at 9:45 a.m. the YMCA. AARP Meeting America Association of ~tired Persons (AARP) will ~~eet Thursday, May 13 at 10 U~][ ~[rn. at St. Andrews Episcopal iIhurch. md-und~ TIHS/Tuskegee Public Plan Trip ; with ~ The 1970 Class of Tuskegee to er# stitute High/Tuskegee Public td "Sha :hool is sponsoring a trip to Ly, after :loxi, Friday, May 14. For ~ditional information, call homas Dryer at 727-1664, .~tty Morgan at 727-1079, iron Robinson at 727-6149 or ~orgia Lampkin at 727-3127. Chi Eta Phi rhe monthly meeting for ~silon Chi Eta Phi Chapter, ~-~'-~trority, will be Saturday, May ~l~ at noon in Basil O Conner ~11 on the Tuskegee laiversity campus. Planning Commission he Tuskegee Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gomillion Building. N.A.R.EE. Meeting The monthly meeting for the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will be Thursday, May 20 at 10 a.m. at the Macon County Courthouse Conference Room. Clothing Giveaway Star in the East Chapter 128, Order of the Eastern Star, will have a clothing and household goods giveaway to the needy. The event will be Saturday, May 22, beginning at 9 a.m. in the square in Tuskegee. RSVP FoodSource Distribution Day The Macon County RSVP FoodSource Distribution Day will be Saturday, May 22, from 7-9 a.m. Tuskegee-Macon YMCA for Senior Citizens Senior citizens are invited to fellowship and participate in recreational activities at the Tuskegee-Macon County YMCA on Tuesdays arm Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Play (or learn to play) bridge, pinochle, chess, whist and other table games. GED Testing GED testing will be conduct- ed each Monday, except holi- days, at the Tuskegee University Testing Center. For more information, call 727- 8240. America Reads Program The America Reads Challenge is now in Tuskegee. America Reads challenges every American to help a child learn to read by the end of the third grade. The challenge came from the President's Summit after learning that 40 percent of American fourth-grade stu- dents read below the basic read- ing level. Reading Buddies give from half an hour to three hours a week working with a child at a local elementary school or in the after-school reading pro- gram. The hours are flexible. For information, call Debra Witherspoon, Macon County Reads Coordinator, 724-2605 or fax 724-2621, C/O RSVP, 210 North Elm Street, Tuskegee, 36083. East Alabama Task Force For Battered Women The East Alabama Task Force for Battered Women is there for those who need its services in Macon, Lee, Chambers, Tallapoosa and Randolph Counties. Call the Task Force Office at (334) 749-1515 in Opelika for the location of meet- ings. Collect calls are accepted. You may call collect. Business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday for more information. Task Force For Battered Women The East Alabama Task Force for battered women is looking for volunteers for a court-moni- toring program in Macon County. Volunteers will attend various court dates and provide victims of domestic violence with information regarding resources available to them. If interested, please contact Bridgette Bentley at (334) 749- 1515. Macon County DHR Volunteer Drivers The Macon County Department of Human Resources, 430 North Main Street, Tuskegee, needs addi- tional volunteer drivers who hold valid drivers licenses. Contact Adult Services Intake at 727-1960. Southern Care Hospice Southern Care Hospice is looking for caring individuals who are interested in volunteer- ing their time to help others. Volunteers play an important part in our patients' lives and help add quality to their lives. If your are interested in becoming a Hospice Volunteer, call toll- free 1-888-504-0742. Alcoholics Anonymous The location of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Tuskegee are as follows: Thursday, 8 p.m. in Macon County Annex Conference Room on Elm Street and Saturday, 8 p.m. in Shorter's City Hall. Diabetes Health Education Living with Diabetes Health Education series is scheduled each first Friday of the month from noon-1 p.m. at St. Andrews'Episcopal Church. Adrianne C. Lee, R.N., M.S.N., is facilitator. Tuskegee Alliance for the Mentally Ill Support Group The Tuskegee Alliance for the Mentally Ill will meet from 6- 7:30 p.m. at Tuskegee Municipal Complex (moved from Grace Community Center) on the third Thursday of each month. These meetings are for families who have members with mental illness and need a support group to help them cope with a sometimes difficult situ- ation. The meetings are open and members do not have to attend every month to stay active, only as the need arises. For more information, call 724- 9080. Deadline for items in the com. munity calendar is 4 p.m., the Friday prior to the next Thursday publication. Local Mercedes Benz Club continues community service The Mercedes Benz Club recently celebrated the seventh anniversary of the club founded April 2, 1992 at the Tuskegee Inn (now the Western Inn) when Georgia Alexander, Mildred Sims, Kerry Benson, Wilhamenia Pace, Herschel Carter Jr., Thomas Wilkerson and Edna Henry decided to show their love for the com- munity. The group chose many projects and chose a main project, which is giving a scholarship to a deserving student. On April 6, this prestigious group began its celebration with a seven-year member memories chat and chew, and on April 8, Mercedes Edna Henry hosted a Spring Fling at her home. The Mercedes Benz's celebra- tion ended with a gala event at the NCO Nile Club on April 10. Members are: Georgia Alexander, president; Edna Henry, vice president; Mary Knight, secretary; Bobby Denson, treasurer; Brian Knight, chaplain; and Herschel Carter Jr, sergeant at arms. The other member is Lee Ducksworth. With the live and support of this group, we say thanks, Tuskegee. , ,, , ,, J , ,,,, , ,,, MING'S FASHIONS Designer Clothing oGowns * Dresses eSults oAccessorlcs Specializing in Uniforms Top Quality at Discounted Prices t FREEMAN'S FURNITURE 117 South Main Tuskegee, Alabama 36083 Free Measurements & Estimates Melissa Freeman Phone (334) 724-9136 Fax (334) 727-0886 lest 110 114 ~ystem. I CASH CORNER FATH E R'S DAY G ET AWAY DEEP SEA FISHING TRIP Destin, Florida Saturday, June 19, 1999 $150- Due By June 5, 1999 (Deadline) $125 "Early Bird Special" Due By May 15, 1999 DON'T LET THIS BE THE "BIG ONE" THAT GOT AWAY -Salt Water Fishing At Its Best- Excursion Includes- *Round Trip Bus Transportation *2 Private Charters- 55' and 65' Boats- Half Day =Captain and First Mate Aboard *Licensing Fees *Bait, Tackle, Fishing Equipment *Fish Cleaned & Iced *Box Lunch On Board *Beverages *Surprises Board: 6:00AM - Ford's Crossing Depart: 6:30AM- Sharp!l!t Return: Sometime Saturday Night CAMARAN EXCURSIONS -We Personalize Trips For- .Churches Social Organizations .Fraternities Seniors ,Sports Events -Sororities ,Birthdays Holiday Festivities ,Beach Bums ,School Field Trips ,Cultural Events ,Family Reunions Ann Ford Bell& Marian Ford Garmon, Owners Phone: (334) 727-5961. Fax: (334) 727-5962 901 Bibb Street .Tuskegee Inst., AL 36088-2349 E-Marl: FORDAN@MINDSPRING.COM For Help On Placing Your Service Directory Ad Call Maggie Temple Office Manager The Tuskegee News Tuskegee, Alabama 36083 (334) 727-3020 , FAX (334) 727-7700 OPEN DOOR REALTY CO, 112-B W. Oak Street .Tuskegee, Alabama 36083 334-727-5300 Linda Chappell- Realtor Robert P. Brown- Broker Metre Kellon. Realtor Doretha Carson, Realtor Debbie Daniel- Realtor Shirley Smith- Realtor iiiii iii I 1 I I Illllllllll II i r~ whether you rent or buy you pay for the hot~e you occupy.