Calendar of Events

•MACEDONIA WATER ASSN. ANNUAL MEETING will be Thursday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the well house.

•QUICK BITES meets Thursday, Aug. 28 at noon at the Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Susan Cosgrove will present “What’s in Your Personal Care Products?”
Learn ingredients to avoid and why. Participants are invited to bring their own personal products for discussion.

•BRUCE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will hold their 55th year class reunion Saturday, Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bruce Museum. FMI call Ann Herring 662-414-1271.

•SOUTH CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 50 year class reunion Saturday, Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. Methodist Corner on Calhoun City square. Doors open at 4 p.m. For info, Edna 662-637-2739, Betty 662-523-2278 or 662-800-4148.

•Calhoun City Public Library will be closed August 30-September 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.  Regular hours will resume Sept. 2.

•HALLUM FAMILY REUNION Sunday, Aug. 31 at noon at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City. Everyone asked to bring one dish. FMI David Hallum 662-800-5515.

•JAMES REUNION will be Sunday, Aug. 31 at Vardaman Community Center. All relatives and friends are invited.

•EXCEL Tai Chi Class. Slow graceful movement strengthening balance and enhancing overall health. A series of  four classes on Tuesdays, Sept. 2-23 from   6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost $5 per class/$20 for series. Wear comfortable clothing. Call 628-5165 to register.

•EXCEL Parent Meeting Thursday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. Mandatory attendance by family representative. Topic: Explaining available programs that address learning concerns children experience. Knowing what is available and how to access resources is incredibly important in this year of Third Gate implementation across the state. September tuition due.

•MT. COMFORT WATER ASSN. ANNUAL BOARD MEETING will be Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at the water association office, 209 Center Street, Bruce. FMI 662-983-7420.

•Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi will be presented at the Calhoun County Extension Office (at the AgriCenter) in Pittsboro Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cost of the short course is $29/person or $47/couple (non-refundable) which will cover lunch, refreshments.

•VIETNAM VETERANS will be honored with a brunch Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at Bruce VFW Post. The event is being given by the Ladies Auxiliary Post 5571. All Vietnam veterans and spouses are invited. RSVP by Sept. 4 to 983-7536, 983-7253, 983-2677.

•2-MAN SCRAMBLE Mid-South Chapter ITPA Golf Tournament will be Thursday, Sept. 18, Yoda Creek Golf Club. 18-hole event with $10,000 hole-in-one prize on Hole #15. $80 team. 10 a.m. shotgun start. Lunch provided. Cash prizes each flight. Mulligans 2/$5. Doorprizes. Golf carts $10 (unless premier cart member.) For info, deanna@brucetelephone.com or 662-983-1211.

•BHS CLASS OF 1994 will have their 30th reunion the weekend of September 19-20. Please contact: Art Spratlin (art.spratlin@butlersnow.com) (601-985-4568); Kevin Chrestman (brokevinc@gmail.com) (662-983-8349);
Tammy Hellums (createddesigns.tammyhellums@yahoo.com)(662-414-1514) (662-983-4046) or Rhonda Parker (rparkerpepa@yahoo.com) (662-983-4129) (662-983-2727).

•McQuay’s 6th Annual Retiree Reunion is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gore Springs Community Center.  All retired McQuay employees and spouses and spouses of deceased retirees are invited. It’s not required, but  you may bring a finger food or dessert. Drinks provided. Donations to cover rental and miscellaneous expenses accepted.

•DOG LOVERS! LEAGUE?FOR?NO-KILL SHELTER meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Bruce Park Pavilion. For info, call 983-7471.

•DRIVER’S LICENSE RENEWAL station is open in Pittsboro every third Tuesday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the old tax assessor’s office/church building near the entrance to the Multi-Purpose Building on Hwy 9.

•COUNTRY COUPLES/LINE DANCING classes are being held on the second and fourth Tuesday nights at each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion in Calhoun City. For more information call 628-0617.

•CALHOUN ANTIQUE TRACTOR CLUB meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival building. Danny Tutor is club president. For more info, call 682-7594. Everyone is invited.

•ARE YOU A CANCER PATIENT? Calhoun Cares is an ongoing non-profit organization to benefit cancer patients. If you are taking cancer treatments and you live in Calhoun County, you are eligible for assistance. Contact Calhoun Cares, Tammy Tallant, 662-983-0864.

•LOOSA SCHOONA CHAPTER of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet the second Monday of each month from September through May at Jeffery’s on Bruce Square at 2:30 p.m. Meal is Dutch treat.

•CALHOUN VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER Robert Gosa is at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. until. Call for appointment, 628-1933 or 983-9328.

•FOSTER/ADOPT PROGRAM… safe and stable families are sought in Calhoun County for foster families. Contact Natalie Bryant at 628-412-3138 for info about the Mississippi Department of Human Services Resource program.

•CALHOUN CITY AMERICAN LEGION POST #50 and American Legion Auxiliary Post 50 meet the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Meal at 6:30 p.m.

•WEIGHT WATCHERS IN BRUCE meets every Monday night at 5:30 p.m. at Jody’s Dance Studio.

•ANTIOCH LODGE 549… first Monday at 7:30 p.m.

•CALHOUN CITY VFW POST 12032 meets every 4th Thursday at 7 p.m. in the old Kellwood Outlet store building on N. Madison in Calhoun City.

•BRUCE VFW & AUXILIARY MONTHLY meet first Thursday of each month. Pot luck meal at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. To rent building, call Mike Winter 412-2114 or Charlie Carter 414-0642.

•BRUCE LIONS CLUB meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Pizza Palace at noon.

•NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. at Mt. Comfort Baptist Church, 38 CR 257, Bruce.

•SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS & Order of the Confederate Roses meet every third Thursday at 6:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Grace Southern Baptist Church in Calhoun City. All are invited.

•CALHOUN COUNTY SHRINE CLUB meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at Masonic Lodge in Calhoun City.

• BRUCE GROUP ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Friday nights at 8 p.m. at Bruce United Methodist Church.

•CALHOUN CITY ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets Monday nights at 8 p.m. at Lewis Memorial Methodist Church, Calhoun City. For info, call 628-4222.

To submit items for the calendar, call 983-2570, fax 983-7667 or email to: calhouncountyjournal@gmail.com