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notice: All announce- in The Tuskegee News than NOON Monday of the announcement is to for your cooperation. Signup a community-based, which builds corn- community service of a monthly FoodSource is available If you eat, you qualify! can participate in $19.50 for a $29.50 for a premi- meat), and by pledg- of service to the com- County RSVP sign-up date for July 29-Aug. 11 (RSVP food will be distributed from 5-7 a.m. at the Courthouse Annex (located across from Store and Alabama Bank drive-thru window). information please con- County Retired And It 724-2605 or r Closed Cleaners will July 31. Please call for more infor- Y.M.C.A Program the Y.M.C.A. has not successful with its cheer- To show our spirit for the local Tuskegee- Football League we cheerleader program. do this we are in great community support. We cheerleader, cheer- cheerleader mom's Any good program leadership and participa- tion from their community. Let's start this season with a pledge to support our children. Let's put our children first. Let's show our children team sportsmanship. To start this program off we are offering a cheerleader clinic (see below). This clinic will focus on the basic fundamentals of cheerleading such as cheers, chants, dance rou- tines, stunts, competition and games. This will be our first step in prepar- ing our cheerleader for the upcoming season. This clinic is not mandatory, your child can still register for cheer- leader. If your child is interested in becoming a cheerleader for the fall, register them today at a cost of $20. Deadline for registration is Aug. 11. Al~r the deadline a late fee of $15 will be charged. Go! Fight! Win! Cheerleader Clinic During this cheerleader clinic your child will participate in a lot of fun activities such as cheer, chants, dance routines, stunts, competition and games. Ages 5-15 Date: Saturday, July 29. Time: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Place: Tuskegee-Macon County Y.M.C.A. (Abbott Park) Cost: $15. Sponsored by the Tuskegee-Macon County YMCA. For more information contact Ms. Thornton at 334-724-2187 or 334- 727-9528 MCBOE Offers Remediation Courses for Exit Exam Remediation is currently taking place at Tuskegee Public School for students who failed portions of the Alabama High School Graduation and/or Exit exams in an effort to pre- pare them for the next test. Students targeted to receive remediation have been notified and are encouraged to attend these sessions. Sessions in the areas of reading, language, and mathematics are held Monday- Friday from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. 2 The next tests are scheduled to be administered: Tuesday, Aug. 1, Reading (Exit and Graduation Exams); Wednesday, Aug. 2, Language (Exit and Graduation Exams) Thursday. Augmst 3, Mathematics (Exit Exan~/ Students planning to take the test on these dates must register with their school counselor between the hours of 9 am. -2 p.m. Girl Scouts Membership Kickoff "We, 're All Starts" The Girl Scouts of Concharty Council would like to extend an invi- -tation to community members inter- ested in becoming part of our grow- ing team. Please join us on Saturday, Aug. 5, as we hold our annual Membership Kick-Off event. This fun-filled day will take place at the Fourth Street Baptist Church and will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. EDT. The kickoff is for volunteers to get infor- mation, training and encourage- ment for the 2000-2001 Girl Scout program year. Attendees will enjoy refreshments and door prizes as they get acquainted with the Concharty Council staff and share ideas about what's planned for Girl Scouting in the new year. The mission of Girl Scouting is to inspire girls with the highest !deals of character, conduct, patriotism, and service that they may become happy and resourceful citizens. The Concharty Council of Girl Scouts pro- vides the Girl Scout program to girls in 12 counties in West Georgia and East Alabama (Barbour, Bullock, Chattahoochee, Harris, Lee, Macon, Marion, Muscogee [including Ft. Benning], Russell, Stewart, Talbot, and Webster), During the 1999-2000 year, more than 4,000 girls and adult volunteers were involved in Girl Scout Troops throughout the Concharty Council's service area, For additional informa- tion or to register for the 2000-2001 Membership Kickoff. please call the Concharty Council office at (706) 327- 2646 or (800) 326-8912. Egyptian Breakfast Mizraim Ct.#110 Daughters Of Isis are sponsoring an Egyptian Breakfast Saturday 9 a.m., ,July 29, at the NCO Nile Club--off Notasulga Road on Erich Road. Come dressed in your Egyptian or African Attire, or just as you are. Prizes will be award- ed for the Most Authentic Attire. Door prizes will be given to all. There will be a fashions show and other entertainnmnts with live music What an enjoyable morning we will have; so please do not miss this treat. There is $10 donation per person. Macon County Betterment Association Macon County Betterment Association will hold its monthly meeting on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Macon County Courthouse Courtroom on the second floor. The public is invited to come. Teaching, Training, Loving, and Caring for God's Children The Bowen Economic Development Preschool and Daycare is taking applications for infants (6 weeks and olderl Toddlers and Preschoolers. We Offer: Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks; Qualified and experienced teachers; Computer for Preschoolers; 7a.m.- 5:30 p.m. hours; The A Beka Book Curriculum; We accept Child Care Resources; We are conveniently located in Bowen United Methodist Church at 2701 West Montgomery Road, Phone: (334)727-2390, Fax., 1334)727-2391. Director, Rev. Ronald McCants Community Bulletin East Alabama AIDS Outreach pre- sents Volunteer Training Workshop. Learn more about HIV/AIDS and Page B-7, The Tuskegee Ne,'s, Jtdy 27, 200o how you can help others. For more information on vohmteering or to rogister, tbr training please call 887- 5244 or (800) 799-4967. Tuskegee Public Dress Code Set A uniform policy for students and staff at Tuskegee Public School and staffbegins Aug. 9, the first day of the 2000-2001 school year. The policy was presented and voted upon by the executive committee of the Tuskegee Public School PTA and approved by the Macon County Board of Education. The uniform agreed upon will be: (For boys), long khaki pants, khaki walking shorts; (fi)r girls), khaki jumpers, long khaki pants, khaki skirt, khaki skorts. All will be worn with red or white golf {long or short sleeve) shirts or t-shirts or sweat shirts. No logos will be permit- ted on the shirts. St. Joseph Catholic School Registration St. Joseph Catholic School is accepting registrations for the 2000- 2001 school terns. The school, with pre-kindergarten through grade 8, serves children from a diversity of cultures, religious traditions and national origins. Call the school at 727-0620, for additional information and to register. Sister Geraldine O'Meara, principal, 727-0620 or 727- 7333. Firing Range Permits Calender Year Permits are now on sale at the District Office for the year of 2000. until Dec. 31, 2000. Cost of permits: $20. Office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p,m., Monday through Friday. Permits by mail: Mail a check or money order for $20, made out to, USDA Forest Service, with a note with the name of the person the per- mit should be made out to. Mail to: Tuskegee National Forest. 125 National Forest Road 949, Tuskegee, AL 36083 Macon County DHR Volunteers Needed The Macon County Departmerd of Resources, 402 N. Main Street. Tuskegee, needs volunteers to give assistance with the Food Bank. Clothing Closet, Back-to-Scl)ool Project, Thanksgiving Project and Christmas Project. Also volunw~,~ drivers and clerical workers "ar~ greatly needed. Providing seTMces If families and children can h~ : rewarding and fulfilling endear,, Anyone who would like to smwe i,~ any of these areas may call Franl Andrus at 725-2134 or 725-2100. Opinion Call-In Show Every Sunday at 7 p.m. will Jimmy Johnson on TCN. There i~ : special guest every week. Head Start Slots Available There are slots available For the. 1999-2000 school year at Tuskegev Macon County Head Start Iocaled al 501 South School Street Tttsko~,i,. AL 36083. For further infbrnmtiot~. please contact the Family and Community I'artnershif~ Department at 1334) 724-21 16 ,w 724-2149. Support Group fi)r Chihlren and Individuals with Disabilities WHERE: St. Mark Missionarx Baptist Church. WHEN: Tuesda)~,, (4th Tuesday in each month! TIME: 6-7 p.m. Contact person--Ralph?t6; Pace (334) 727-4705 AL-A-NON The location of the Tuskegee At'e~ AL-A-NON Meetings will he at S! Andrews Episcopal (~hurch (Educational Building) Thursdays ai 8 p.m. This will continue ewwy x?efk at the same time and [(marion. Blood Pressure Screening Rock of Ages Baptist Church, 3004 County Road, Tuskegee, will ctmduc~ blood pressure screening every sec ond and fourth Sunday at 1:45 p.m at the church. All are welcome,. (334} 727-2845 or 1-800-291.5425 261-7725 Inside Of The Art Connection United States Taekwondo Alliance Presents Willie Toners I(WONDO PLUS@ WITH THE lIST" NEyo$ I|D IN$I'RU(TOR . 4TH DEGREE II1.~1( BELl' ~s lhe first nationally 0O(umented iea or your child the bin~ prod'am in martl;i] arts bigo~j. Our pro- ,edorm~ and sclf-dc~ens skills. "We're the Bestl" CALL TODAY Free Uniform with Registration Butler Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church 1002 N. Church Street Tuske~ee, AL 727-3550 or 727-3601 Tuskegee, Alabama 36083 (334) 724- 7238 FREE DESSERT Wdh Purchase of ANY Value Meal at Burger King Polo Shirts, Meal (excludes breakfast). That's a FREE Otis Spunkmeyel~ Chocolate Chip Cookie FREE with your purchase of a Value Meal. Tees, P.E. v.iuoItandjustVadetYTastesatBetterr'*Urger King" Uniforms & Jackets Norl Main Sblmt, Tusk.. Tuskegee Repertory Theatre, Inc Announces Registration For Ballet 8 Jazz Dance Classes (Ages 8 & Up) Season ( September 5 - May 31) Dyann Robinson, Instructor DEADLINE __ AUGUST 21, 2000 Place: The Jessie Clinton Arts Centre 201 South Main Street Tuskegee, Alabama Please Call For A Registration Appointment Or For Additional Information(334) 727-6046 TUSKEGEEMUSIC CAMARAN MIGNONE NETW. 'RK >.v EXCURSIONS FASHIONS .C,u;cWe.~se2og,~liZeaZSF~Or;oi,,~s Designer Clothing o~SO/id7 F~SsPti2ri:i: ~ :;:ta2~;:cr~: e ~ :B::: ~ i%yld sp:~i ~~~",scou, .~:d ,.,io:s TAPES, CD's & MORE Trips .Cultural Events .Family Reunions 117 SOUTH MAIN STREET An~ Ford Bell& MarianFord Garmon, Owners 724-0490 Pho.e: (S~) 7a-S9~ ~ax: m4) ~V-S9~2 ack To School niforms Embroidery &. Monogramming By Joyce 203.B West Montgomery Road Inside Of The Art Connection Tuskegee, Alabema 36083 (334) 724-7238 Polo Shirts, Tees, P.E. Uniforms & Jackets YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD BE ON THIS PAGE EACH WEEK. 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