Local digest

By Staff
April 6, 2002
Singing Brakemen hold benefit sale
The International Singing Brakeman's Association will have a benefit sale today, from 7 a.m.-noon, in the Hospitality Room at the Best Western Motel. The non-profit organization will be selling a variety of items donated by more than 300 members.
The Best Western is at 2219 S. Frontage Road.
St. Patrick School holds fund-raiser
St. Patrick School will hold a fund-raiser rummage sale and catfish dinner today, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Highway 19 North. Dinners are $5 each. For information, call LaFondra Kenney at 482-6044.
VFW Post 3996 hosts fish fry
The Frank Foster VFW Post No. 3996 will host its annual spring fish fry and fund-raiser today for the Boys and Girls Club and LOVE's Kitchen. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the Kendallwood Building at Highland Park. Plates are $5; sandwiches are $3. Call 485-1813 to place take-out orders.
Care Lodge needs volunteers
Care Lodge Domestic Violence Shelter is looking for new volunteers. Anyone interested in joining the Care Lodge team should call the office for an application. A Volunteer Training Workshop is scheduled for Monday, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. For information, call 482-8719.
Books-A-Million holds special events
As a part of a special event series, children are invited to participate in the following programs this month at Books-A-Million at 1187 Bonita Lakes Circle. For information, call 482-0760.
Can You See What I See?: From the makers of "I Spy" comes an intriguing puzzle book. Special activities today at 3 p.m.
Earth Day events: Learn more about how we need to take care of our planet and what you can do to help. Special crafts and activities. April 20 at 3 p.m.
Pre-school story time: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Kids movies: All children are welcome to attend a movie each Friday at 7 p.m.
10-step guide to Living With Your Monster: From the bestselling author Laura Numeroff, who wrote "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," comes this story time event about how to deal with monsters. April 27 at 3 p.m.
Make-A-Wish
to meet April 11
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi will hold its monthly Meridian volunteer luncheon Thursday, from noon-1 p.m., at Rush Medical Group's sixth-floor boardroom. Reservations are needed by April 10. For information, call volunteer coordinator Lynn Conerly at (800) 819-4072.
Weems sponsoring alcohol screening
A confidential alcohol screening will be held April 11 as part of National Alcohol Screening Day. Sponsored by Weems Lifecare, the event is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the center, 1415 College Drive. For information, call 693-1001.
Tickets on sale
for Art of Love
and Hope
The Art of Love and Hope, a benefit concert to raise money for LOVE's Kitchen and Hope Village for Children, will be April 13 at Union Station in downtown Meridian. The 6:30 p.m. concert will feature the Del Rendon Band.
VIP tickets are $20 and include a catered reception before the event; general admission tickets are $10. Tickets are available at the Music Emporium, the Sound Shop and the Chunky River Harley Davidson Burell.
Symphony Orchestra to perform April 13
The Meridian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Claire Fox Hillard, will perform April 13 in the McCain Theatre located in Ivy Hall on the Meridian Community College Campus. A pre-concert lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in the Casteel Gallery. The concert follows at 8 p.m.
Tickets will be on sale at the door. For reservations or information, call 693-2224.
Kandice's Team
raises money
Kandice's Team, a participant in March of Dimes WalkAmerica, will sell catfish plates to raise money April 15 in the parking lot of Calvary Baptist Church. The food will be prepared by The Back 40 Seafood Restaurant. Plates can be delivered. All proceeds will go to the March of Dimes WalkAmerica.
For information or to buy tickets, call Jane Collins at 693-5431.

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