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River View News: Having the back to school spirit

HEY! HOPE you have the school spirit! With school beginning this month, we hope you have gotten prepared for another successful school year.

Lately, there have been a number of videos of different ethnic groups participating in the Ke Ke Challenge. Let’s try a Back to School challenge. Let’s challenge each other to do something different than last school year that will put a smile on another’s face and brighten their year.

M.E.N. (Mentoring, Empowering & Nurturing) Organization, a mentoring program, is requesting the presence of other MEN to assist them in greeting students in elementary and middle schools throughout Chambers County for the new school year. Please contact Pastor Karanja Story for details on how to make at least one student have a better school year. They began Thursday, Aug 9 at 7 am.

ALRIGHT STUDENTS get your study strategies on and remember football with Valley and Lanett, Aug. 24 at Lanett.

THE BACK to School Bash was well enjoyed at St. Stephens CME Church, Saturday, Aug. 4.

LOVING, LEARNING, leading is the language of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church celebrated Homecoming of 2018, Aug. 5 at 2:30 p.m. ET.

They celebrated with a timely theme: “Coming Home with a Testimony”. Guest Pastor and Church: Rev. Larry Threatts and St. Stephens CME Church, Valley, Alabama. They appreciated all who cam and enjoyed the day with them. It was great!

THE COMMUNITY Baptist Church, Valley, Alabama recently held Revival Aug. 8-10 at 7 p.m. nightly EST. Evangelist: Rev. Tracy W. Neal, Laverette Hill Baptist Church, Warm Springs, Georgia. All surrounding churches were highly appreciated for joining in their Revival Services.

WE ARE wishing all Happy Birthday to: Milton Core, Louise Lane, Janice Burton, Nykolas Henderson, Elizabeth Summers, Aug. 1; Rhonda Mitchum, Arnita Madden, Kelli Parrish, Russell Brown, George Holloway, Aug. 3; Robert Chambers, Zachariah Finch, Chiquita Gibson, Pres. Barack Obama, Valarie Bailey, Aug. 4; Shontega Thomas, Mylicia Johnson, Aug. 5; Connie Dunn, Jasper Thomas, Sylvester Brown, Phylon Hatfield, Aug. 6; Monlisa Core, Tracy Ricks, Jr., Qualo Dunn, Aug. 7; David Floyd, Stacy Ross, Doris Mae Murphy, Aug. 8; Jatunn Gibson, Mike Snowden, Shannon Sturkie, Aug. 9; Keioshi Carter, Eric Davidson, Makisha Landers, Makeith Landers, Donte Lovett, Jennifer Wooly, Aug. 10; Lawrence Howell, Daisy McCauley, Aug. 11; Daisy Winston, Reginald Varner, Sharon Stephens, La’Dexter Walker, Quanika Brewer, Aug. 12; Mi Mi Lovett, Aug. 13; Darius Stephens, Sumer Chambers, Takeshi Gibson, Roger Carmack, Aug. 14; Angela Coker, Lula B. Newton, Shondra Williams, Aug. 15; Richard Gibson, Aug. 17. May all of you have many more.

VERY HAPPY Anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel and Elizabeth Sherrell on your Wedding Anniversary.

WE ARE wishing you loads of fun for you two on your wedding date to: Mr. and Mrs. James and Linda Newton. As you celebrate 40 years of marriage. That’s great.

PLEASE CONTINUE to pray for the sick and shut ins. May all of you have speedy recoveries.

PLEASE BE careful and safe.

HAVE A good week.