Members of the community are invited to special evening service on Sunday, October 13 at 3:00 p.m. with a performance from the Community Bell Choir, directed by Dr. Vicki Seldon. Dinner will be served. The community is also invited to share in the word at the Bible Study on Fridays at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall and to worship at St. Francis on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. followed by fellowship in the parish hall. The members of First United Methodist Prairie View will host its “100 Men in Black” program on October 12 at 5:00 p.m. at the church on Owens Road. The event, themed: “What a Fellowship,” commemorates the 42rd anniversary of the church founding. Pastor Lloyd W. Scott, senior pastor of Eastern Star Missionary Baptist Church, Port Arthur is the speaker. Donations may be sent to First United Methodist, P. O. Box 2465, Prairie View, TX 77446.
Your prayers and encouragement are welcomed for the health and well-being of Esel Bell, Ernestine Carreathers, Irene Davis, Cheryl Edmond, B. J. Freeman, David Kirkpatrick, James Poindexter, Willie Smith, Mary Ann Stubblefield, March Tramble, Ella Weaver, Robert Williams, and Douglas Woolfolk and to the Darlene Clark and Family!
Congratulations to the candidates in the 2013 Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant on October 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Opal Johnson Smith Auditorium at Prairie View A&M University. The candidates are: Chasity Burnside, Ivy Walls, Amber Gary, Imani Coney, Mikeala Dulan, Nadia Greer, Brianna Clark, Elizabeth Ekpo, Denise Henderson and Shatoya McMillan. The pageant personnel include: Producers Conner Benskin, Demario Lowe, Kyle Maronie and Frederick V Roberts; Directors Kenneth Epting, Jeremy Craft and Richard Amagula. The pageant is sponsored by the Eta Gamma and Epsilon Tau Lambda Chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. For ticket information, write: email@example.com
Congratulations to the students at Prairie View A&M University on the recent approval of the Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center as the official polling location in Precinct 3 for all elections. The action was approved by the Waller County Commissioners Court. Early voting will still be held at the Coleman-Kemp-Smith Community Center on FM 1098. Thanks to Priscilla Barbour, President of the Student Government Association led the charge for the change.
The Collegiate 100 and 100 Collegiate Women of America are eagerly working their plans for the 2014 Black Tie Scholarship and Power 100 Awards Gala, set for November 16 at Prairie View A&M University. This year’s awardees include persons from the academic, athletics and political arenas. The Collegiate 100 chapters are sponsored by the 100 Black Men of Metro Houston, Inc. For information, check out the web: www.collegiate100prairieviewamuniversity.blogspot.com
Until next week, Samuel Anderson, "Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual, he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country." Keep the news and achievements coming to firstname.lastname@example.org, P. O. Box 2906, Prairie View, TX 77446.