Wednesday, May 15
Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Generations in the Workplace” seminar. When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Where: At the chamber, 402 U.S. 82 W. Details: The cost is $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members and includes a box lunch. The seminar is free for those who do not plan to eat lunch. The event will be facilitated by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. RSVP is required. For more information, call 453-4152 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greenwood Voters League will meet. When: 7 p.m. Where: Elks Hall, 106 E. Scott St. Details: Dr. Mary Brown, superintendent of the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District, along with administrators and teachers, will speak.
Thursday, May 16
Threadgill Primary School Parent Center will hold a parent appreciation reception. When: 11:30 a.m. Where: At the school. Details: Natalie Waterman, school counselor, will be the speaker. All parents, grandparents and guardians are invited to attend. For more information, call Elnora Collins, parent liaison, at 466-0675.
The Leflore County Chapter of Alcorn State University Alumni Association will meet. When: 6 p.m. Where: Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, 402 U.S. 82 W. Details: For more information, call 453-0311.
Friday, May 17
Amanda Elzy High School will hold its senior night out. When: 7 p.m. Where: In the school’s gymnasium. Details: For more information, call Patricia Dunlap, parent liaison, at 451-5817 or 453-3394.
Saturday, May 18
The Leflore County Chapter of Alcorn State University Alumni Association will hold a picnic and membership drive. When: 10 a.m. Where: Whittington Park. Details: All alumni and current students are invited to attend. For more information, call 453-0311.
Black Hawk School Singing will be held. When: 6 p.m. Where: Black Hawk School. Details: The event will feature Mike Hyde & Band and Black Hawk String Band & Friends. The Black Hawk Homemakers Club will provide concessions.
Sunday, May 19
The Leflore County Chapter of Mississippi Valley State University Alumni Association will meet. When: 4 p.m. Where: At the Alumni House, Itta Bena. Details: The guest speaker will be Dr. Danisha Williams, the new director of Admission and Recruitment. All chapter members, alumni and friends of Valley who would like to become members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Margaret Clark at 254-3618.
Monday, May 20
Amanda Elzy Junior High School will its eighth-grade graduation. When: 9 a.m. Where: In the junior high school gymnasium. Details: For more information, call Patricia Dunlap, parent liaison, at 451-5817 or 453-9677.
The Leflore County Drug Court will hold a graduation. When: 2 p.m. Where: Mississippi Delta Community College’s J.T. Hall Coliseum on the campus in Moorhead. Details: Thirteen graduates are expected to be recognized.
Leflore County Democratic Executive Committee will meet. When: 6 p.m. Where: Jodie Wilson Library. Details: For more information, call Robert Sims at 453-2665.
The Carroll County Forestry Association will meet. When: 6:30 p.m. Where: The Carrollton Community House, Carrollton. Details: The speaker for the evening will be Andy Gipson, commissioner of agriculture for the state of Mississippi. He will present a program on “Area Industry.” There will be a meal served. Current paid Carroll County Forestry Association members will pay $5 toward the cost of their meal, and guest meals are $15. Reservations should be made by 5 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 237-4413 or 237-6926.
Tuesday, May 21
Stroke Awareness Day Event will be held. When: 9 a.m.-noon. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s conference rooms 1A-C. Details: Stroke experts and free screenings will be available. Those who have had a stroke are invited to share their stories. For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548.
Thursday, May 23
Leflore County MSU Extension Service Office will hold a Quick Bites program on “Fire Ants: Mound Builders.” When: Noon. Where: 309 W. Market St. Details: The program will be presented by Dr. Blake Layton, Extension professor of biochemistry, molecular biology, entomology and plant pathology. He will share facts and fiction about controlling ants in home landscape and lawn.
Amanda Elzy High School and Amanda Elzy Junior High School will hold the last P.A.C. meeting. When: 5 p.m. Where: In the parent center. Details: For more information, call Patricia Dunlap at 451-5818 or 453-3394.
Infant Feeding Strategy Course will be held. When: 6 p.m. Where: Greenwood Leflore Hospital’s large conference room (next to Café Leflore). Details: Christine Powell, a peer counselor with the Mississippi Department of Health, will discuss “What Have You Heard About Infant Feeding.” For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548.
Friday, May 24
Greenwood Garden Club will hold an Advisory Board meeting. When: 9 a.m. Where: Garden Clubs of Mississippi State Headquarters, 401 E. Market St. Details: A Board of Directors meeting will follow at 9:30 a.m. at the state headquarters.