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franklin county times

Local Digest

By Staff
June 9, 2001
Meridian native to hold book-signing
Meridian native Daisy Seale Moore will hold a book-signing today from noon-4 p.m. at Books-A-Million at Bonita Lakes Crossing in Meridian. She will sign copies of her book, "Wings of Love, Poems and Prayers."
UBS to hold drive
The United Blood Service will hold a blood drive Monday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Southeastern Cash Advance, located on B Street in Meridian. UBS is still in critical need of all types of blood in order to supply area hospitals. For more information, call 482-2482.
VFW Post #3996
hosts fish fry
Frank Foster VFW Post #3996 will host a charity fish fry June 16, at 10 a.m., on the patio of the Kendallwood Craft Building in Highland Park. The building is located next to the Dentzel Carousel. Sandwiches will be on sale for $2. Meals with hush puppies, french fries and cole slaw are $3.50.
Silver Leaf to
hold open house
Silver Leaf Manor will hold an open house June 21 from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. The event is an opportunity for the Meridian community to tour Silver Leaf and ask questions. There will be fun, food and give-away prizes, including a free night's stay at the Beau Rivage Casino located in Biloxi. For information, call Elizabeth Bridwell at 483-4566.
Cruisin' event set
for Father's Day
Vintage Wheels Club and Hemmings Motor News will host a Father's Day road cruise June 17, with the theme "The Old Man and His Old Car." The event is open to people who own pre-1970 cars. There is no entrance fee and prizes will be awarded.
The event begins at 1 p.m. at Queen City Nursing Center, 1201 28th Ave. The cars will next be at Silver Leaf Manor, 4555 35th Ave., at 2:30 p.m. The caravan then travels to Beverly Healthcare in Broadmoor, 4728 Highway 39 North, at 4 p.m.
The public is invited to attend all stops.
Seniors invited
to public hearing
The East Central Planning and Development District/Area Agency on Aging will hold a public hearing about aging programs June 28, at 10 a.m., in the auditorium of the Newton City Hall.
The purpose of this hearing is to inform people about senior programs and services available in Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott and Smith counties.
The goals and objectives for fiscal year 2002 will be discussed and an update of current activities will be presented.