DAV August Meeting

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter Five, will have their monthly meeting at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20.

For more information, call Rudolph Alston, chapter Commander, at 934-2695.

Stairclimbers reunion luncheon

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The Stairclimbers will hold a reunion luncheon of former employees housed in the Old Clerk’s Building on Friday, Aug. 26, at noon at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Mayor Bobby L. Ralph will offer welcoming remarks and address reunion attendees.

For more information call David James at 255-4425.

Shop ’til you Drop in NYC

St. Paul RZUA is organizing a one day shopping trip to Manhattan.

Shoppers will leave Suffolk from St. Paul RWA at midnight August 19 and will return home August 20.

The cost is $50.

For more information, call Dorothy Foster at 934-7759.

JYHS Class of ’75

John Yeates High School Class of 1975 invites the classes of 1974 and 1976 to join them in their 30-year reunion Sept. 10.

Class member addresses are needed so invitations can be mailed.

Contact the following for more information or to supply addresses:

Julie at 357-2719, Jackie at 484-7072, Whit at 238-9205, Faye at fayeh@casehm.com, or Regina at AlexDeBusk@aol.com.

Info is also available at www.Classmates.com.

LHS class of ’95

Lakeland High School’s Class of 1995 will have a class reunion Friday, Oct. 21-23. For more information e-mail keeping_hope_alive_in_95@yahoogroups.com, or write P. O. Box 3105, Suffolk, Va. 23439-3105 or call 647-8877, 934-0367, or 923-4197. Payments are currently being accepted for the reunion.

Contact one of the group members to get package prices. To receive the early bird discount, payments must be received or postmarked by June 30.

KFHS Band Boosters selling

fried chicken lunch and dinners

King’s Fork High School Band Boosters are sponsoring a Fried Chicken lunch and dinner on Friday, Aug. 19.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and dinner will be served from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the high school.

Tickets are $7 per plate.

Lunch-time delivery is available for orders of 10 or more in the downtown Suffolk area.

The menu includes fried chicken, green beans, new potatoes and hush puppies.

Call 617-2128 or 636-8672 or see any King’s Fork High School band member for tickets.

Craft Booth at Wakefield Foundation Inc.

The Wakefield Foundation Inc., 100 Wilson Ave., will be having a Craft Booth on Family Day/Homecoming, Oct. 1 at the Wakefield Foundation. Call (757) 899-2365 or (757) 653-2468 for more information. The application deadline is Aug. 25.

STOP offering weatherization assistance

Weatherize your home today. Why wait until winter? Let The STOP Organization’s free weatherization assistance program lower your energy bills.

The STOP Organization Weatherization program, a non-profit program, assists income-eligible households with weatherizing their homes. STOP serves the areas of Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Hampton, Franklin, Isle of Wight and Southampton counties. For more information, call 858-1397.

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 wanda@wcross2264@aol.com.

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, clvod@aol.com or Phillissia (Robertson) Clinton at 484-0353, Optasia@msn.com

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.

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.

55 Alive

The Suffolk Chapter of the AARP will sponsor the 55 Alive driving class on September 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The class will be held at the Suffolk Presbyterian Church, at the corner of Broad and Constance.

The cost is $10.

Class size will be limited.

For additional information or to register, call Jeanne Banks, 539-6311.

Show your Warrior Pride!

Join the Nansemond River Band Boosters.

All band parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles can join with a family membership for only $10.

Join before September 1st for a chance to win $25 off band uniform fees.

The first Band Booster meeting of the 2005 Fall Season is Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. in the Nansemond River High School band room.

Call the school at 538-5420 for more information.

Lake Kennedy Civic League

Lake Kennedy Civic League is holding a meeting Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Tabernacle Christian Church, located at 1401 East Washington Street.

Members are asked to please bring school supplies.

For more information, call Eddie L. Hicks at 539-2677.

APVA Presents Author

The Thomas Rolfe Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities will present Richmond writer, Lisa Antonelli Bacon, author of Virginia: A Commonwealth Comes of Age.

Learn about Virginia’s reemergence as a business and industrial giant.

Enjoy desserts after the presentation.

Come join the APVA in the gallery of the Wakefield Foundation on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Sept. 1.

Tickets are $5.00 per person and will also be available at the door.

Call Troilen Seward at 866-8570 for more details.

Memorial Picnic

There will be a memorial picnic held in honor of Kelyonda C. Williams on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 12 noon until 7 p.m. at Bennett’s Creek Park on Bennett’s Creek Park Road.

The picnic is open to the public.

Substitute Teachers’ Association

The Suffolk Substitute Teachers’ Association is now accepting new membership for the 2005-06 capital school year.

The criterion is 30 or more college/university credits.

Call 923-1006 for more info.

East Suffolk Gardens Picnic

East Suffolk Gardens Civic League is holding a picnic on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 2:00 p.m. at the East Suffolk School Grounds on South Sixth Streeet.

Bring your lawn chair if you have one.

In case of severe weather, the picnic will be rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24.

For more information, call William H. Goodman, president, at 539-0726.

John F. Kennedy ’73

John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1973 will be meeting Sept. 11 at 6:15 p.m. at Fire Mountain.

For more information call 923-1006.