Tribute to Del. Lionell

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 26, 2005

Spruill planned in April

A Coalition of Friends is sponsoring a tribute to Del. Lionell Spruill Sr., who represents parts of Chesapeake and Suffolk. The non-partisan event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 16 at Tabernacle Christian Church, 1401 E. Washington St., Suffolk. The cost is $25 per person. RSVP by calling Gwendolyn Davis, event planner, at 377-7830 by April 8.

Nansemond League to meet

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Nansemond Parkway Civic League will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 28 at Tabernacle Baptist Church located at 3667 Nansemond Parkway.

Suffolk Museum to host

photography exhibit

The Suffolk Museum, 118 Bosley Ave., is hosting the 21st Annual Juried Photography Exhibit running through April 10. Museum hours are as follows: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 923-2371.

Suffolk Rockin Relay

There are just a few months until the date for the Suffolk Relay. There is still time to get friends and family together and form a team. The Relay is held at the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, May 20-21. A new fundraiser is available this year. The popular Purple Bracelet will be given to each Team Captain when they register. For additional information, call the American Cancer office at 853-6638.

Sara Lee offering

computer classes

Sara Lee Coffee and Tea in Suffolk, is offering free Microsoft Office 2005 computer classes. Classes include MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word. The next class is scheduled for April 18. Contact human resources at 538-4179.

East Suffolk Federated League to meet

The East Suffolk Federated Civic League will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 4 at The STOP Organization office, located at 125 Tynes St.

Downtown Business Association meeting

The Downtown Business Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 28 at Pisces Restaurant on Main Street.

Trail ride scheduled

The Triangle Hunt Club is sponsoring a Trail Ride on April 9. Ride from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for $25 with lunch included. Register by April 2. Contact 934-0705 or 539-8859 for more information.

Substitute teachers

The New Professional Substitute Teachers Association is asking members to contact the ad hoc committees at these numbers: 539-4373, 923-2997, 483-6320, 539-9363, or 934-1042.

Senior aerobics offered

Senior aerobics is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Suffolk Center Center, located at 350 N. Main St.

Betty Cartwright instructs this class, which is free to seniors 55 and over. For more information call the Senior Center at 923-2372.

Relay for Life teams forming

Volunteers are needed to form teams for the American Cancer Society’s 2005 Isle of Wight Relay for Life. The fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research will be held on Friday, June 3 through Saturday, June 4 at Windsor High School. For information, contact Pat Rice at 483-1748.

Hearts and Hammer Dinner

Habitat for Humanity will be sponsoring a Hearts for Hammer dinner which will be held on Saturday, April 9, at King’s Fork Middle School. Tickets are on sale for $15 now. Call 539-5780 for more information.

Holland UCC

welcomes seniors

Holland United Church of Christ, 6733 S. Quay Road, is opening the fellowship hall from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays to all seniors for refreshments and games.

Power wheelchairs available

The Three Wishes Inc. Program makes available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled power (electric) wheelchairs at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home, and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. Call toll free 1-800-839-5716.

Homework assistance

Parents should enroll their children in the After School Homework Assistance/Tutorial Program at East Suffolk Community Center. The program is from 3:30 until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday for students in Grades K-7.

Applications may be picked up from the center from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact the center at 934-8561.

Delta Kappa Gamma to award scholarship

The Alpha Theta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, is offering two $1500 awards to two Suffolk high school seniors.

This award, known as the Gladys H. Yates Award, is given to honor the memory of Yates, a teacher who taught in the Suffolk Public School system for many years. Yates, a past president of Alpha Theta Chapter, made many contributions to education.

This award is a means by which Alpha Theta Chapter has chosen to honor the memory of Yates and to encourage study in the field of education.

The applicant must be a senior from a high school within the city of Suffolk, accepted by an accredited college or community college, an honor graduate have a B average or 3.0 or above, planning to pursue a career in teaching and a resident of Suffolk.

For more information, contact Stephanie Potter at 925-5615 or the school’s guidance counselor.

JFK Class of 1985

It’s reunion time for the JFK class of 1985. Anyone interested in helping plan the 20-year reunion for 2005 should contact Donald Newsome, 925-4899; Betty Hall Jordan, 934-3602; or Elke Costley Boone, 934-8909.

JFK Class of 1975

All who would like to participate in the planning of the former John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1975 reunion, should contact Patricia Sweat Knight at 539-4450 or Wanda Robertson Cross at 875-1791 or e-mail

BTW Class of 1963

The former Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1963 meets every third Friday of each month for dinner at different restaurants or residences. If interested, contact Henry L. Dillard at 934-0983.

LHS Class of 1995

The Lakeland High School Class of 1995 is planning for its 10-year class reunion. For more information and to give suggestions, call Aleda Sharpe at 925-1437 or Nakisha Hill-Porter at 923-4197. Immediate contact is requested.

Windsor High School Class of 1978

Plans for the Windsor High School Class of 1978 reunion are under way. Call or email Calveta (Dickerson) Odom at 562-2233, or Phillissia (Robertson) Clinton at 484-0353,