{news] Calendar of Events

Outwalk Obesity The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club in conjunction with Pleasant Hill U.M. Church and other area churches will host their “Outwalk Obesity” on Aug. 20. It will begin at Larry’s Restaurant at 6 p.m. and conclude at West Oktibbeha County High School.

Following the walk, they will conduct a “Healthy, Wealthy and Wise” workshop. It will be led by Julie White, Oktibbeha County Extension director. Minister Franco Shields will lead the workshop with the youth, “Violence is Preventable.” Blood drive

at EFUMC United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at Eupora First United Methodist Church on Aug. 21 from 2-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Every three secon ds someone needs blood in this country — the overwhelming majority would die without it. Giving blood is one of the most important things a person can do. One donation of blood can help as many as three patients. You can give blood every eight weeks. “Give the gift of life.”

Register today to give blood on Aug. 21 by calling Frances Hyde at 552-0705 or call Gwen Rico at the church office, 258-2611.

Mobile WIN Job Center The Mobile WIN Job Center will set up shop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the former Garan factory on Highway 9 South in Eupora.

The mobile units are valuable tools for job searches, creating and updating resumes, and other services.

Quick Bites “The Potter’s Hand” will be the Aug. 23 Quick Bites program at the Webster County Extension Office during lunch, noon-1 p.m. Call 258-3971 to register.

Lee Ann Williamson, Christian World Missions, will use the potter’s wheel to illustrate not only how to make pottery but also in what ways the techniques apply to how we are shaped throughout life. Cub Scout registration Cub Scout registration will be Aug. 28 at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora starting at 5:30 p.m. for boys in grades 1-5. Refreshments will be served at registration.

Several things will be set up so that those not familiar with scouting or what Cub Scouts do may feel free to come check it out. Any questions contact Nikki Carpenter at 552-5132.

WeCAN workshop The Webster County Action Network will meet Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mathiston Public Library.

Amanda White of Healing Notes LLC in Starkville will present a workshop titled “The POWER of Music.” Music therapy is an established health profession in which music is used as a therapeutic tool to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals.

Music therapy is considered a related service under the Individuals with Disabilities Act. When music therapy is deemed necessary to assist a child benefit from his/her special education, goals are documented on the Individualized Education Program as a related service intervention.

WeCAN is a network for parents of children with disabilities in Webster County that can support, educate and empower one another through advocacy, education and information. All parents of Webster County as well as surrounding counties may attend. For more information contact WeCAN coordinator Tabitha Fulgham at 263-5152 or by email at tcfulgham@gmail.com.

Boston butt sale Eupora Masonic Lodge #423 members are selling tickets for Boston butts that will be ready to pick up at the lodge building on Aug. 31 from 3-5 p.m. just in time for the Labor Day weekend.

Whether you are going camping or just staying at home and doing the cooking, a Boston butt would sure come in handy. The price will be $25 and you can see any lodger member or you may call Ted Wilson at 258-8214 or 258-2064, Dwayne Dodd at 242-0600 or Gerald Gary at 552-0050 to purchase tickets.

Greenlee reunion Greenlee family members will come together once again at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora on Sept. 1. The reunion starts at 11 a.m.

Attendees are asked to bring a dish of food and may bring what was brought the year before or pay $5 on what is needed.

School Board qualifying period Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal announces that the qualifying period for Webster County School Board members, districts 3 and 4, is under way.

The deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 7 to be placed on the November general election ballot. Contact the circuit clerk’s office at 258-6287 if any questions.

Story Time Story Time at Webster County Public Library in Eupora is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6 are invited to attend and enjoy stories and activities.

AA meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 5-6 p.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in the Education Conference Room.

Bingo at VFW Bingo is every Saturday at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 3806 in Eupora.

Longview Opry Enjoy music, refreshments and fun at the Longview Opry on Highway 12 in Longview every Saturday at 7 p.m. Talent is welcome. Admission is free.