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May 26, 2014

Cairo Newsbeat May 27

Youth to hold fundraiser

Our Father's House Church will have a youth fundraiser from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.  The yard sale and car wash will be held between Pro Tech Cycle and Lewis Express Care on U.S. 84 with all proceeds to benefit the church's youth program.  For more information, call 977-5818.

CHS governing board to meet

The Cairo High School governing board meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's media center.  All members of the board and the community are encouraged to attend, according to Todd Gainous, CHS assistant principal and CTAE director. For more information, call 377-2044.

Reading program begins June 2

Legos at the Library, Puppet Plays and the Reptile Wrangler will all be featured this summer at the Roddenbery Memorial Library. Among the many programs and activities will be a series of programs called "Science Centers," which will explore different aspects of the sciences such as magnets and the senses, Gary Hardy's "Three Little Dragons" anti-bullying program and the Doll's Tea Party.

Teens are also encouraged to participate in the activities designed just for them, including Wii Wednesdays, MAD Science, Duct Tape Crafts and the Teen Book Club.  The Summer Reading Program will kick off on June 2 with a visit by the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab's Mobile Aquarium at Davis Park from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

For a complete list of the Summer Reading Program events, visit

Baseball camps planned in June

The annual Syrupmaker Baseball Camps will be held for boys ages  11-14 on June 3-5 and for boys ages 7-10 on June 9-11 at the Jackie Robinson Field.

During the camp, participants will learn proper defensive fundamentals and hitting mechanics taught by Cairo High School baseball coaches.

Players will learn how to play four different positions and the proper mechanics of hitting and running bases. Early registration is being held this week at the CHS front office and players can also sign up at 8:30  on the first mornings of the camps.

The cost is $50 per player and camps will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day.

For more information, call Coach Chris Wheaton at 377-2222.

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