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The Community Calendar is a free service offered by The Leader. We make every effort to include all submissions for this section, however these items are printed as space becomes available. To guarantee your event to be in the paper would require paid advertising. A complete list appears in the Community Events section on our web site, www.covingtonleader.com.

June 7

Holly Grove C. P. Church, 4538 Holly Grove Road, is having a large yard sale inside the fellowship hall, Saturday June 7, starting at 7:30 a.m. All proceeds go to the youth camp. June 9 Central Baptist Church VBS- “Weird Animals” June 9-13, 6-8:30 p.m . 755 Lucy Kelly Rd., Brighton. Ages 3 years old- 5th grade. Please call 901-475-4422 for more information.

June 9

Cancer Awareness Group, monthly meeting at Baptist Tipton Hospital, first floor, community conference room, from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Michelle Whitlock, author of the book "How I Lost My Uterus and Found My Voice" will be our special guest speaker. A dynamic speaker, she will give you chuckles, tears and a wonderful sense of hope. We encourage you to make plans to be there! Books will be available for purchase. If you have questions, please contact Sue Wheeler at (901) 475-9615. As always, what is said in our meetings, stays in our meetings!

June 15

Benefit for Carlia Pool at the Strand Music Theater, 7979 Wilkinsville Road, Millington from 2-6 p.m. Admission is $5, with live entertainment featuring Gary Abbott with Floyd Curtis and Pure County, Lisa Fullerton and other special guests. There will be a bake sale at intermission and all donations are welcome. For more information, call 901-389-0641. June 20-22 The Covington High School Class of 1984 will have their 30th reunion. For more information, contact Lillian Minnie Smith or Katherine Barlow.

June 21

Memphis Tech High Class of 1969 45th reunion, at the Memphis Tech High Campus, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, contact Cecilia Hatch Shettles at 901-428-0535 or cshettles2003@yahoo.com or Harriett Runnion Crews at 901-854-0304 or harriett@crewsrealty.com

Sept. 27

Byars-Hall High School alumni will meet on Heritage Day weekend for its 103rd anniversary reunion. All alumni through 1970 are invited to attend. The group will meet on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Covington Country Club for an evening of fellowship, food, live music, dancing and to celebrate the anniversary years for the classes of '54, '59, '64 and '69. This event, each year, is filled with fun and the emotion of renewed friendships. On Saturday, everyone enjoys a come and go day at the Chamber Center and the Heritage Day festivities on the square. Bill Hadley, the BHHS historian, will provide a day of viewing BHHS memorabilia and presentations on the bands, baseball teams and the cheerleaders. The 2014 class of BHHS hall of fame inductees will also be announced. On Saturday evening, at the country club, everyone will enjoy a banquet of fellowship, live music, food and the announcement of the BHHS beauty queen. The beauty queen is selected by a vote of the male alumni. Friday and Saturday evenings are hosted by Billy Fleming. The entire weekend’s activities can be enjoyed for $39 a person. By July 1, please mail your name, class and email address, along with the fee, to: BHHS reunion, 102 Creek CT., Smyrna, 37167. For more information, email Bhhsalumni@AOL.com

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