Lake Kennedy Civic League

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 16, 2005

The Lake Kennedy Civic League will be meeting on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at Tabernacle Christian Church on 1401 East Washington Street.

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

Hollywood-Jericho Civic League

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The Hollywood-Jericho Civic League will meet Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sixth Street Baptist Church on Goodman Street.

For more information, call Ethel Eley at 539-6232 or John R. Riddick at 934-9236.

Silent Auction

A Silent Auction, sponsored by the Paul D. Camp Community College Alumni Society, will be held September 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Workforce Development Center in Franklin. Items may be purchased by silent bid and refreshments will be served. For more information or to donate an item, please contact Frank Brown at 569-6059.

God is UP to Something

Bethlehem Christian Church Women’s Ministry is sponsoring Women’s Conference 2005 at the Virginia Beach Resort and Conference Center on Sept. 16 and 17.

Featured speakers include Suffolk’s Pastor Kecia Reed from God’s House of Refuge, Elder Jami Russell from St. Paul Baptist Church, and Minister Cynthia Daniels from Bethlehem Christian Church.

Spiritual Empowerment for Every Woman is the conference’s theme.

As Jeremiah 29:11 reads, &uot;For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome.&uot;

For more information, call Bethlehem Christian Church at 539-1167.

Suffolk Ch. 5 D. A. V.

Suffolk Chapter Five Disabled American Veterans will meet Saturday, Sept. 17 at 4:00 p.m. at 139 South Saratoga Street.

For more information, contact Rudolph Alston, commander, at 934-2695.

NRHS Marching Alumni Band

Come and witness what you heard about last year as the Alumni Band of Nansemond River High School boasts its 2nd Anniversary.

You do not want to miss it this year!

If you were a part of the NRHS Marching Band and have graduated, please come out and join us for our general body meeting on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 3:00 p.m. in the Nansemond River band room.

As we discuss our plans for 2005-06 we want to include you!

For more information, contact either Simone Booth, Alumni Band President, at 334-4572, or Davon Bagley, Vice-president, at 338-0853.

Fraternal Order of Police Fish Fry

The Fraternal Order of Police, Suffolk Lodge #41, is having a fish fry Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Suffolk National Guard Armory on Godwin Boulevard.

The cost is $6 per meal, for either eat in or take out.

Contact any F. O. P. member, or call 686-0185 for advance tickets; tickets will also be available at the door.

Pancake Breakfast

The Eastover Wilroy Ruritan Club is holding a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 6:30 a.m. until noon at the Eastover Wilroy Ruritan Club House, located behind Wilroy Baptist Church.

Tickets are $5.00 or you can pay at the door.

The breakfast is pancakes, linked sausage, apples and tea or coffee.

We will also have a sweet table with homemade fried pies, cookies, and brownies available for purchase.

Please come and support us as all money goes back into the community.

For more information, or for delivery to you, please call Dale Manns at 934-8230 or 620-9604.

Baltimore Civic League

The Baltimore Civic League will be meeting on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Morgan Library on 443 W. Washington Street.

All members are asked to attend, there will be very important business.

For more information, call Joanne Davis at 539-6259.

Stop the Killing

Come and hear the National Youth Ministry of The Hon. Min. Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam’s Min. Michael Muhammad, this Sunday, Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.m. at 2811 Lafayette Boulevard, Norfolk.

The ministers will be speaking on &uot;Stop the Killing.&uot;

For more information, call 855-5393.

Nansemond County Training/Southwestern High School alumni meeting

The Nansemond County Training/Southwestern High School Alumni Association will meet Monday evening, Sept. 19 at the Southwestern Elementary School at 7:00 p.m.

For more information, call Enoch C. Copeland at 657-6179.

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.

AARP Meeting

The Suffolk Chapter of the AARP is meeting at their new location, 815 King’s Fork Road, on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m.

The featured speaker will be State Delegate Chris Jones.

The subjects include, senior issues from the legislative perspective and comments about FEMA.

Members are asked to bring finger food for lunch, and don’t forget Autumn Care items.

Wedding Fashion Brunch

The Suffolk Christian Women’s Connection is sponsoring a Wedding Fashion Brunch at the Hilton Garden Inn on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 9:00 a.m.

Cost is $13.95 per person, and includes a complimentary nursery.

For reservations, call 484-2568 or 539-3898, by Sept. 18.

Suffolk Department of Health events

The Suffolk Department of Health will be holding free blood pressure screenings later this month at three locations.

On Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the main lobby of Chorey Park Apartments at 804 West Constance Road; on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the lobby of Suffolk Towers at 181 North Main Street.

Also on Sept. 21, there will be free blood pressure and diabetes screening at the Suffolk Senior Center at 350 North Main Street from 10 a.m. until noon.

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.

Girl Scout Fest 2005

Come join the fun at Girl Scout Fest 2005 on Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4:00 p.m., at the ODU Constant Convocation Center.

Over 50 museum and community exhibits and hands-on activities will be there for the entire family.

Launch rockets with NASA, see Mad Science theater perform on stage, jump in a moonwalk and more.

Admission is $3 at the door; free for kids four and under.

No charge for parking.

The event is sponsored by NASA Langley Research Center at WB-TV 33.

For more information, visit or call 547-4405.

Chuckatuck VFD Fish Fry

The Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department is having a fish fry on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tickets are $8 in advance and $9 on the day of the event.

Filet of fish, potatoes, cole slaw, hush puppies and iced tea will be the fare.

Tickets are available through many ways: at Saunders Supply, Kelly’s Nursery, Kitty’s Beauty Salon, Fat Boys, Kirk Lumber Co., Farmers Feed and Seed, Bennett’s Creek Pharmacy, or by calling Tidewater Motorcycles (255-4200), Trophy World Inc. (595-7354), Aleck Winslow (255-4549 or 544-0919), or Vernon Gayle (255-4572 or 544-5839).

ESHS Class of ’56

East Suffolk High School class of 1956 will meet Sept. 26 at 2:00 p.m. at Fire Mountain to plan for their 50th reunion.

For more information, please call either 539-3795 or 934-1855.

Help Wanted

The Suffolk Literacy Council needs volunteers to tutor adults in basic reading skills.

The next workshop is Sept. 26 and 27, and Oct. 3 and 4 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. each evening.

The workshops are held at Suffolk Christian Church at 216 North Main Street.

There is a $10 fee for books and materials.

To register or volunteer, call the Council’s office at 539-1524.

Yard Sale

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Ivor Rescue Squad will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Ivor Rescue Squad building.

Tables are available for $10.

Breakfast and lunch will be available.

For more information, call either Joanne Joyner at 242-6929, or Sue Garner at 859-6436.

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.

John Yeates ’85

Where is John Yeates’ graduating class of 1985?

Anyone interested in

reuniting please call Jeffery Townsend@ 537-8011 Eddie &uot;D&uot; Evans@


The year is almost gone and we really need to hurry.

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.

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.