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Hazel Woman’s Club meets Thursday

The Hazel Woman’s Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Hazel Community Center. The program will be on international affairs with a foreign dish supper. The speaker will be Nancy Moore and the hostesses are Kathy Stanfa and Vicki Griffin.

MWC to host Contest Awards Night

The Murray Woman’s Club will hold its Contest Awards Night at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the clubhouse. Student and clubwoman contest winners will be announced. The public is welcome to attend.

MES SBDM Council will meet

The Murray Elementary Site-Based Decision-Making Council will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in Mrs. Kindle’s room.

Project Appleseed to be held

Project Appleseed will conduct a rifle clinic Saturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31, at the Henry County Gun Club near Puryear, Tennessee. Both experienced shooters and beginners will fire 400 rounds. This is a family-friendly event and women and children are invited. Also presented will be stories of the first day of the Revolutionary War. The fee is $60 for adults and $20 for youth under 18, law enforcement officers, elected officials and active and retired military. For more information, visit or call 270-753-7104.

Make A Difference Day to be March 23

The 120th Bill Wells Make A Difference Day will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23, at Murray State University’s Roy Stewart Stadium (enter from 12th Street). Tires will be accepted with a maximum of five per household and no larger than a light truck/passenger vehicle. Also collected will be paper, plastic, used athletic equipment, old medications, inkjet cartridges, eyeglasses, glass, clothes, shoes, books, aluminum cans, electronic waste or E-scrap, flags for retirement, iPods and mp3 players, cell phones and batteries. For more information, call 270-762-0300.

Relay for Life seeks partnerships

Relay for Life of Calloway County 2019 Partnerships are available. Various financial opportunities are available for the 2019 relay  that will be from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Westside Baptist Church Gym. The event will be indoors to support those battling cancer and also to celebrate those who have survived. For more information, contact Gale Vinson at 270-753-5452.

The Hunger Journey to be presented

The Hunger Journey will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center. Purchase a $15 ticket for the banquet and your meal could be for a guest living in poverty, middle class or wealthy. All proceeds will benefit three local agencies that make it their mission to feed those in need – Need Line, the MCC Senior Citizens Center and Beyond Uganda. Sponsorship opportunities are available for $250 and will receive eight tickets, eight T-shirts, recognition on how materials and promotions and recognition during the event. For more sponsorship information and tickets, email Dr. Kelly Rogers at

Dating After 50 event planned

A Dating After 50 event for those single, widowed or divorced, ages 50 to 100, will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the American Legion Veterans’ Hall at Bee Creek Drive. Meet someone for the first time, make a friend, or go on a date. Refreshments available. For questions, contact Gina at 815-274-3943.

Marriage Crusade to be held

A Traditional Marriage Crusade will be from noon until 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, on the Courthouse Square. For more information, contact Darryl Rezac at 270-436-2022.

A bowling group for senior citizens meets at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at Corvette Lanes. The cost is $10 for three games and is open to all senior citizens. For more information, contact Betty Knieriem at 270-354-8110 or Nancy Rubin at 270-474-8366.

Legion offers help to veterans   

Service officers Mark Kennedy, Bill Cowan and Ray Campbell of American Legion Post 73 will be available from 1-4 p.m. each Wednesday at 310 Bee Creek Drive to assist veterans and their families who need to file VA claim. No appointment is necessary, and all are served on a first-come/first-served basis. For more information, call Kennedy at 270-752-3333.

NAMI Support Group will meet

The NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) and Murray Family Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Educational Services Building of Murray-Calloway County Hospital, on the corner of Eighth and Elm streets. This group is for family and friends of someone diagnosed with a mental illness such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder. At each meeting, a sharing and support time lets attendees be heard in a safe, confidential and welcoming environment. For more information, call 270-748-6133.

Quilt Lovers to meet Thursday

The Quilt Lovers of Murray will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center. Visitors are welcome.

MWC seeks vendors for Marketplace

The first Murray Woman’s Club Marketplace will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in downtown Murray. This is a market for vendors selling fine arts, crafts, food, and will also include retail merchants. The market will be located around the court square and space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis once fees have been paid. For more information on vendor space and cost, call Linda Scott at 270-753-7944 or email Proceeds from this event will spotlight the Calloway County Girl Scout Cabin and maintenance to the historical Murray Woman’s Club Clubhouse.

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