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franklin county times

Local Digest

By Staff
May 29, 2001
Women's Build to hold meeting
The Women's Build Committee will hold a meeting today to discuss a special project for Habitat for Humanity and the women of Meridian and Lauderdale County. The meeting will be from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Union Station in downtown Meridian.
Hickory Day
set for June 9
Hickory Day will be held June 9 in Hickory's downtown park. Events include shopping booths, antique cars, entertainment, games and a children's corner. The event is sponsored by the Greater Hickory Chamber of Commerce. For information, call 646-9496 or 646-2211.
Fish fry benefits
Relay for Life
Trustmark National Bank will hold a fish fry Thursday to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Plates are $6 and include fried fish, french fries, hush puppies, cole slaw, dessert and a drink.
Volunteers will serve lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The bank is located at 700 23rd Ave. To order in advance, call Neil Henry at 693-9750 or Robin Shelton at 693-9733.
MLT announces
youth workshops
Meridian Little Theater's Summer Youth Workshop will be held June 25-29. The one-week session, four classes a day, will cover drama, dance, music and art.
Tuition is $75. A deposit of $25 is required by May 31. Scholarship applications may be picked up at the MLT office from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call 482-6371.
Local hospice
seeks volunteers
SouthernCare Hospice is looking for caring people who are interested in doing volunteer work. Duties include making telephone calls, visiting patients, giving caregivers a rest and running errands. If you are interested, call volunteer coordinator Weston Burnside at 683-7500.
Silver Leaf hosts
vintage car club
Silver Leaf Manor will host the Vintage Wheels Club "Celebrating the Old Man and His Old Car" on June 17, in honor of Father's Day. The cruisin' event will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Silver Leaf Manor. For information, call Kerri Brown or Elizabeth Bridwell at 483-4566.