Laurel Events
Thursday, September 5, 2002
Laurel is planning 9-11 services
The public is invited to two events being held one year after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The first, sponsored by David and Gail Watson, owners of Watson’s Wildlife Art Gallery, will be held in Laurel’s downtown park at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The Watsons are going to give away three framed prints, one honoring firefighters, another honoring members of police departments and the third honored paramedics. Also, the Laurel Ministerium Association is sponsoring a 9-11 prayer service on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church on Central Avenue. All are welcome.

‘Pig Pickin’ for Rep. Biff Lee
Friends for Representative “Biff” Lee will hold their 15th annual “Pig Pickin’” at the Laurel Fire Hall, Saturday, Sept. 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased from Richard Small, Biff Lee or at the door.

Laurel Lioness host Basket Bingo
Laurel Lioness Club members are selling tickets for their Longaberger Basket Bingo to be held on Sept. 24, at the Laurel Fire Hall at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets are available at His & Hers and O’Neal’s Jewelers in Laurel or call Brenda Elliott at 875-7257.
Centenary UMC plans for 200th anniversary
Centenary United Methodist Church, Poplar and Market streets, Laurel, is planning its 200th anniversary.
The following events have been scheduled:
  • Sunday, Sept. 22: Dedication Service and Unveiling of Historic Church Marker with Bishop Peter Weaver.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 24 and 25: 50th Annual Antique Show and Sale.
  • Saturday, Oct. 12: Teen Dance, “Forever Moon,” a Lam-Jam Group. Debbie Morgan is in charge of the dance.
  • Saturday, Oct. 19: Church Organ and Handbell Recital.
  • Sunday, Oct. 20: Homecoming Dinner held at Laurel Fire Hall, at 2 p.m., with special music.