Marshall Memos

Friday, October 19, 2007

‘Tis the Season. Cash Express is gearing up for their annual toy, coat and food drive. They are accepting new and gently used toys and coats, as well as non-perishable food items. All collections will be distributed locally. You can drop your donations at the Cash Express in Lewisburg at 1145 Nashville Highway.

 The Chapel Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Women’s Ministry will be hosting a Trash to Treasure yard sale on Oct. 19 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Oct. 20 from 7 a.m. to noon. Come out and find your treasure and help support their women’s ministry

Belfast Lions Club will hold a County Boy horse show beginning at 6 p.m. on Oct. 20. Admission is $3 and concessions will be available. For more information on the horse show contact Nancy Lynn Greene at 931-993-3187 or Thomas Crockett at 931-276-2305.

Morning Market at Belfast’s Tate Store will be held from 7:30 a.m. " noon on Oct. 20. There is a $4 vendors fee for anyone wishing to sell homemade or local goods. No pre-registration is necessary.

The Petersburg Senior Citizen Fall Gospel Singing and Supper will be held on Oct. 20. A supper of assorted soups, desserts and drinks will begin at 6 p.m. Gospel singing featuring the Encouragers from Florence, Ala., will begin at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Petersburg Senior Citizen Center, 509 Railroad Street. The cost is $5. For more information, call Kay Boles at 659-9654 or the Senior Citizen Center at 659-9706.

Giles County 17th Annual Chili Cook-off will be held from 5:30 " 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Pulaski’s Historic Downtown Square. Live music and kids zone.

The Safe and Drug Free Task Force Committee will meet on Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. at the Marshall County Board of Education Central Office. The guest speaker will be Ralph Thompson, Assistant Superintendent/Student Services, for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. The public is invited to attend.

Farmington Rich Creek Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Community Appreciation Supper at the Fire Hall on Oct. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. Drop by for free food and music.

The Eagleville Community will sponsor a Halloween Hayride Saturday evening at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 at the Tractor Show Grounds on the Chapel Hill Highway (Hwy 99 between 41A and 31A) in Eagleville. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact 

A benefit yard sale in memory of Renee Newman will be held at 7 a.m. on Nov. 3 at the Pit Stop on Highway 64. Any donations for the yard sale are appreciated. Lewisburg contact is Vickie Veatch, 931-205-0528.

Farmington United Methodist Church will sponsor a Gospel singing at 6 p.m. on Nov. 10 featuring the Missionaries to the Nations with soprano Tane Miller, the Worship Team from Methodist Church in Chapel hill and The Whaley’s from Farmington. This free event promises to be an evening of inspirational music, good fellowship and good food. Donations will be accepted but are not required.

Marshall County American Red Cross presents Christmas Village on Nov. 17th from 9 a.m. " 4 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Lewisburg. Booth space is available for a $25 rental fee (provide own tables). For more information call the event chair at 931-359-3918 or the Red Cross office at 359-1211.

H&S Pharmacy #2 will be holding a special diabetes event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 14 at 850 N. Ellington Pkwy where you will be able to get a new meter at no charge.