Community News, March 26, 2013

Mar. 26, 2013 @ 12:23 AM


The Community Awareness Event hosted by the Word of Deliverance Church has been postponed. The event will now be held sometime in mid-May. For more information call 864-461-7178. 
Isothermal Continuing Education classes starting in April: Sign Language II, T’ai Chi Chih, Beginning Shag Dance, Small Engine Repair- Advanced, Notary Public, Music, Imagery and More, Effective Teaching in Distance Learning, Zumba, Vehicle Safety Inspection, Ceramics, Securing Business Support- Non Profits,Expressive Water Colors, Force on Force Concealed Handgun, Saturday Morning Bakeshop - Yeast Bread, Digital Photography, ServSafe Food Safety Training, Genealogy Research, Sell It on Craig’s List, Concealed Carry Handgun, Disc Golf, Intro to Excel, Auto Dealers CEU, How Money Works, Family Swim, Intro to Quickbooks. To register, or for more information, contact the Continuing Education Dept. at 286-3636, option 2, then option 1.
Advance Care Planning:  Sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Sessions are free. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
East Rutherford High School Class of 1967 planning a casual class reunion, Saturday, April 20, at Barley's in Spindale at 6 p.m. Dutch Treat. Wear your class ring. Please RSVP Linda Absher Justice at 704-473-3913. We also need help in reaching classmates.
Nominations for the Communities in Schools of Rutherford County annual Tanner Awards for Excellence in Teaching must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, March 29. Completed nominations should be returned to: or via mail to:
Communities In Schools of Rutherford County, PO Box 2134, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 or dropped off at the CISRC office in Rutherfordton Elementary School, 201 Bob Hardin Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Nominations e-mailed should list "Tanner Award Nomination" in the subject line. For more information, contact CISRC Executive Director Brenda Watson at 828-288-0228. As in past years, the Tanner Award will carry a $1,000 stipend for the first award and $500 for the second award for recipients to use in their classroom with funding provided by the Tanner Foundation.
Tuesday, March 26
Senior Center: needlework at 9; computer class at 10; yoga at 10; cornhole practice at 10; chair exercise at 11:15; cornhole practice at 1.
Wednesday, March 27
Wednesday walk at 8:30; aerobics at 8:45; stitchery at 9; line dancing 10; football throw practice 10; Easter hat parade at 11:15; oil art group 12:30; slow-moving exercise; football throw practice at 1.
Thursday, March 28
Mastectomy fittings: Every other Thursday by appointment, Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; fittings provided by Smith’s Drugs of Forest City; for an appointment, call 828-245-4596. 
Senior Center: needlework at 9; Silverarts reception at 9; Silverarts awards at 10:45; birthday recognition at 11:30; bridge 12 to 4; computer class 12:30 to 2.
Covered Dish Supper Rutherford County Democratic Party at 6 p.m., followed by general meeting at Headquarters at 142 West Main St in Forest City. contact:
Friday, March 29
Senior Center closed for Good Friday.
High-Flying Friday at KidSenses: From 5:30 – 8 p.m., we’ll create our very own whimsical wind socks! Don’t miss out on all of the flying high fun!
Saturday, March 30
Cruise-In Blessing of the Bikes and Bike Show: at Rutherford County Moose Lodge, 548 E. US 74 Hwy Bus in Forest City at 11 a.m. Blessing of the Bikes at 12:30; music by 3:16 Band; free food, drinks and door prizes. For info call 289-1944.
Sun Catcher Saturday at KidSenses: Join us as we design and create sun catchers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! 
Meet the Author: Karen Paulette from 1 to 3 p.m. at Cuttin Up On Mane, downtown Rutherfordton. A portion of proceeds will go to Rutherfordn County Schools' backpack program. Karen Paulette is the author of the fiction novel, "The Black Widow of Union Mills," to be released April 23. 
Saturday, April 6
20th annual Barbecue Supper: Hopewell Hollis Community Clubhouse from 4 to 8 p.m.; adults $9, age 6-12 $5; 
Chase FFA Alumni Spring Picnic at Chase High School; softball at 3 p.m., cookout at 5; For more information contact Ashley at or (828) 4473134
Monday, April 8
Rutherford Quilt Guild Spring meeting at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Rutherfordton Members bring Challenge Quilts.
Tuesday,  April 9
Retro Cinema 4 & Rutherford County Humane Society present “Good-bye My Lady”  at 7 p.m. to benefit Retro Cinema's digital upgrade and RCHS's ongoing animal rescue and re-homing in Rutherford County. Everyone who purchases a ticket on-line, in advance is eligible for a bonus prize drawing! When purchasing your ticket on line, please add your number of tickets in the area that says "Add special  instructions to seller." Your name will automatically be entered for a prize drawing. Print out your PayPal receipt as your ticket.
Friday, April 19
Thermal Belt 2013 Model "A" Hillclimb: Friday events include a tour of Rutherford County; Saturday Hillclimb begins at 1 p.m. on Callahan Koone Road in Spindale. for more information.
Wednesday, April 24
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Blood Drive at RS Central High School, 641 US 221, Rutherfordton, 8 a.m. ‑ 1:15 p.m. Free t-shirt to all donors!
Saturday, June 1
2nd Annual Mad Mountain Mud Run: in Hendersonville; only event of its kind with an all-day music, food & local beer festival. The field is limited, and the event is designed for teams of four – register soon!  Take advantage of early registration prices through February. Tons of obstacles, all team-focused. www.Madmountainmudrun.comm for more information