Craft Booth at Wakefield Foundation Inc.

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 26, 2005

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.

Downtown Business Association

The Downtown Business Association is meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24 in the board room of the Bank of America. New businesses and parking issues will top the agenda. Anyone who lives or works in downtown is welcome.

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Walnut Hill Estates Civic League

The Walnut Hill Estates Civic League will have a meeting at the Suffolk Fire Station, No. 3 on White Marsh Road on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.

For more information, call Linda Brown at 539-7108.

Community Day

The South Suffolk-Pleasant Hill Civic League will sponsor a Community Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Mary E. Estes Park at Dill Road and Hunter St.

You are invited to a day of family fellowship, recognition of community leaders, membership drive, food and fun for all.

For more information, call Eleanor Clark at 539-5601 or 539-8392.

Stairclimbers reunion luncheon

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.

JFK ’85

The JFK Class of ’85 will gather for dinner at Fire Mountain on Saturday, August 27th at 6:00pm.

All JFK Class of ’85 graduates are welcome to attend.

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.

Call the school at 538-5420 for more information.

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, or Whit at 238-9205.

Post P. Travelers Protective Association

The monthly meeting of Post P. Travelers Protective Association will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the Magnolia Ruritan Clubhouse at 1047 Nansemond Parkway.

Fellowship begins at 6 p.m. with the dinner meeting to follow at seven.

All members are urged to attend and bring a prospective member.

For more information, contact Harrell Jory, Secretary, at 934-0061.

Boston Butt Sale

The Magnolia Ruritan Club will hold a Boston butt sale on Saturday Sept. 17 at their clubhouse located at 1047 Nansemond Parkway.

The Boston butts will be cooked by the members and are available for sale at $20 each and include a pint of barbeque sauce.

Tickets are available from any member of by calling Lester Brothers Service at 539-8521, Harvey’s Servicecenter at 539-6719 or Bunny’s Restaurant at 538-2325.

Orders must be placed prior to Sept. 9.

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.

Civic league meeting cancelled

The Saratoga-Philadelphia Civic League meeting slated for Tuesday night has been cancelled. The meeting has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Lakeview Baptist Church.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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

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,

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.