Suffolk Retired Teachers

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 8, 2005

The Suffolk Retired Teachers will be meeting at 10 a.m. today at Lakeland High School with registration beginning at 9:30 am.

Flag burning ceremony

The Girl Scout Group 5563 is sponsoring an American Flag Burning Ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lone Star Lake Lodge, Pembrooke Lane, Chuckatuck. Anyone wishing to bring a tattered flag to be burned, is welcomed. There is a container at the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department on King’s Highway. Call Kitty Martin at 255-4335 for more information.

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SPOR-AC holding signups

The Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the SPOR-AC Summer Leadership Program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays July 11 to Aug. 4 at Nansemond River High. The program offers a variety of team-building activities, computers, educational seminars and field trips. Parents must have completed registration form, proof of child’s age and a $20 fee. Only checks and money orders payable to Ronald Williams, treasurer, will be accepted. Children must be between 12-15 years. Register at the Parks and Recreation administration office at 1305 Progress Road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 923-2367.

Reading program at the library

The Suffolk Public Library System is sponsoring the 2005 Summer Reading Program for children of all ages. The theme is &uot;Funtastic Reading.&uot; Children can register for the reading program at Morgan Memorial Library, Bennetts Creek Library, Chuckatuck Library, East Suffolk Library Station and the Suffolk Bookmobile. The Funtastic Reading activities and programs are offered free of charge. He reading program runs June 20 to Aug. 13.Call 934-7686 for more information.

Benefit for Brandon S. Barnes

A prayer breakfast for the benefit of the Brandon S. Barnes kidney transplant fund will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18 at the East Suffolk Community Center. The family and friends of Brandon S. Barnes is sponsoring the event. The program participants will be the Rev. Dr. Mark A. Croston, Minister Beverly Goodman, Deacon George Richards, Helen Flynn, Beatrice Reeves, with Mamie Martin-Ross as mistress of ceremony. The guest soloist will be LaNita Wiggins. There will be a $10 donation for this event. For more information contact any team member or by calling 538-8144 or 539-2828. Also, tickets must be purchased by Tuesday, June 14.

Senior aerobics offered

Senior aerobics is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Suffolk Senior Center, 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.

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.