Community News, January 10, 2013

Jan. 10, 2013 @ 12:47 AM

 

Thursday, January 10
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 289-6336 for more information.
 
Open Studio for all painters: 12 - 3 p.m.; painters working together; $5 for 3 hours of studio; classes are held at Ruthrford County Visual Arts Guild,160 N. Main, Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009
 
Rutherfordton Kiwanis: in the Rutherfordton Club House at 241 Clubhouse Dr.; 6:30 p.m., dinner is included. Call 828-288-8117.
 
Homemade Soups: at Carolina Event and Conference Center; Creamy Tomato, Scotch Broth, Vegetable Beef, Chicken and Vegetables, and Loaded Baked Potato; quart $10 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.
 
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 828-289-6336 for more information.
 
Happy, Joyous Free Group-AA Open Meeting: Thursdays 12 - 1 p.m. ; at United Methodist Church, 76 N Peak St. in Columbus, NC - across from Stears Gym
 
Empty Arms Support Group: 6:30 p.m., Norris Biggs Classroom at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; contact Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Bike Night: American Legion Riders Post 74 every Thursday from 5 p.m. until;  at the Legion Hut 947 US221 S.,1 mile north of US 74 on US 221; food, drinks and games.  For more info, call 828-287-1294.
 
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.
 
Snowflake Creations at KidSenses: create your very own beautiful snowflakes using glitter, buttons, and sequins; fun will begin at 5:30 and will last until 8.
 
GRACE Support Group: at 6 pm at Race Path Baptist Church; for anyone caring for a loved one with a long term illness. Call Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 for more information.
 
Friday, January 11  
Music at the Mills: supper at 6, music at 7 featuring Homegrown; vendors with handcrafted items on site
 
Saturday, January 12
Paper Picture Frames Workshop at KidSenses: The frame making fun will begin at 11 and will last until 2.
 
Gilkey Chain Gang from 2-3:30 pm at Gilkey School Community Center. If you love to crochet, or love to knit, or you want to learn. All ages are welcome. Free. For more info, call 289-2563. 
 
Fish Fry: Concord Community Club from 4 until 8 p.m.; adults $10, children 6-12 $5, under 6 free; carry outs $9.
 
Sunday, January 13
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 289-6336 for more information.
 
Monday, January 14
Rutherford Quilt Guild at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Main Street, Rutherfordton. Visitors welcome. Members bring a friend. Bring items from your stash of patterns and supplies for re-sale.
 
Look Good, Feel Better: Second Monday of each month, 2 p.m., Cancer Resource Center; specially-trained cosmetologists teach women techniques to cope with skin changes and hair loss as they undergo treatment for cancer; to pre-register, call 828- 245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com or
Debbie.buchanan@cancer.org.
 
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more
information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Open Arms Substance Abuse Meeting: 7 p.m. until..., 131 Second St., Forest City
 
Tuesday, January 15
Is Entrepreneurship for You? at ICC; presenter Arlene Childers; identify the personal qualities and skills of successful entrepreneurs.  
 
Stroke Support Group: Third Tuesday of each month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Crawford Building (Auxiliary Room)
at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for more information, call 828-286-5509.
 
Survivin’ Cancer Support Group: Third Monday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for anyone who has heard the words “you have cancer;” for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) host regular, confidential, peer-led, self-help support group meetings from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Shelby
 
Mental Illness Family Support Group: always on the 3rd Tuesday of the month: 6:30 - 8 p.m.; Cleveland County Red Cross Building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby.
 
HOPE Grief Support Group will take place on January 15, 22, and 29th at 10 am at Hospice of Rutherford County. This is a free support group for any adult who has lost a loved one. Please call 245-0095 to register or for more information.
 
Wednesday, January 16
Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild: 10 to 1. Open painting studio. Work on your own project. $5/day.
 
Open Arms Substance Abuse Meeting: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Community Empowerment Resource Center, 129 First Street, Forest City
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers instruction, information and guidance for researching your family history from 6-8 p.m. at  250 Mt Pleasant Church Road in Forest City. To schedule an appointment, sign up for a class, or make an inquiry, please call EvaLou Wetherington, Family History Specialist at 828-863-1223. 
 
Arts Center Open Studio. 10 to 1.  Work on your own project in any drawing or painting medium. Get constructive advice and support from other artists. Studio use fee: $5.00. The Visual Arts Center is located at 160 N. Main Street in Rutherfordton. Registration is not necessary. 
 
Thursday, January 17
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 289-6336 for more information.
 
Open Studio for all painters: 12 - 3 p.m.; painters working together; $5 for 3 hours of studio; classes are held at Ruthrford County Visual Arts Guild,160 N. Main, Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009
 
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.
 
Rutherfordton Kiwanis: in the Rutherfordton Club House at 241 Clubhouse Dr.; 6:30 p.m., dinner is included. Call 828-288-8117.
 
Homemade Soups: at Carolina Event and Conference Center; Creamy Tomato, Scotch Broth, Vegetable Beef, Chicken and Vegetables, and Loaded Baked Potato; quart $10 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.
 
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 828-289-6336 for more information.
 
Happy, Joyous Free Group-AA Open Meeting: Thursdays 12 - 1 p.m. ; at United Methodist Church, 76 N Peak St. in Columbus, NC - across from Stears Gym
 
Empty Arms Support Group: 6:30 p.m., Norris Biggs Classroom at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; contact Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Bike Night: American Legion Riders Post 74 every Thursday from 5 p.m. until;  at the Legion Hut 947 US221 S.,1 mile north of US 74 on US 221; food, drinks and games.  For more info, call 828-287-1294.
 
Rutherford County NAACP Meeting: 6 p.m. at Wells Spring United Methodist Church.
 
Friday, January 18
Music at the Mills: supper at 6, music at 7 featuring Wilheln McKay and Homegrown; vendors with handcrafted items on site
 
Singles Dinner Club: 6-8 p.m. at Ryan's in Forest City; ages 45 and up; have dinner, meet new friends, dress to impress.
 
Widow/Widower’s Lunch Bunch: from 11:30 a.m. until 1 pm at Ryan’s in Forest City for anyone in the community who has lost a spouse. Offered by Hospice of Rutherford County, the group deals with a variety of topics and includes time for sharing and socializing as well. Participants must register in order to reserve lunch.  Call Travis Smith at 245-0095 for more information.
 
Saturday, January 19
Gilkey Chain Gang from 2-3:30 pm at Gilkey School Community Center. If you love to crochet, or love to knit, or you want to learn. All ages are welcome. Free. For more info, call 289-2563. 
 
Lost Playwrights of Western North Carolina will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the alternate dining room at Fair Haven Nursing Home on US 74 Business. Anyone interested in an aspect of theatre is encouraged to attend. No dues.
 
Sunday, January 20
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 289-6336 for more information.
 
Special Service: Family and Friends Day: New Life Christian Fellowship Church of god, 209 E. Main St., Spindale; 4 p.m.; Guest speak - Dr. Willie Workman.
 
Monday, January 21
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more
information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Open Arms Substance Abuse Meeting: 7 p.m. until..., 131 Second St., Forest City
 
Survivin’ Cancer Support Group: Third Monday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for anyone who has heard the words “you have cancer;” for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Tuesday, January 22
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) host regular, confidential, peer-led, self-help support group meetings from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Shelby
 
Wednesday, January 23
Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild: 10 to 1. Open painting studio. Work on your own project. $5/day.
 
Open Arms Substance Abuse Meeting: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Community Empowerment Resource Center, 129 First Street, Forest City
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers instruction, information and guidance for researching your family history from 6-8 p.m. at  250 Mt Pleasant Church Road in Forest City. To schedule an appointment, sign up for a class, or make an inquiry, please call EvaLou Wetherington, Family History Specialist at 828-863-1223. 
 
Arts Center Open Studio. 10 to 1.  Work on your own project in any drawing or painting medium. Get constructive advice and support from other artists. Studio use fee: $5.00. The Visual Arts Center is located at 160 N. Main Street in Rutherfordton. Registration is not necessary. 
 
Thursday, January 24
Bulletproof Your Business Start-Up at ICC; presenter Russ Seagle; learn the 16 things you absolutely must have to avoid to build a bulletproof business. 
 
Open Studio for all painters: 12 - 3 p.m.; painters working together; $5 for 3 hours of studio; classes are held at Ruthrford County Visual Arts Guild,160 N. Main, Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009
 
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.
 
Rutherfordton Kiwanis: in the Rutherfordton Club House at 241 Clubhouse Dr.; 6:30 p.m., dinner is included. Call 828-288-8117.
 
Homemade Soups: at Carolina Event and Conference Center; Creamy Tomato, Scotch Broth, Vegetable Beef, Chicken and Vegetables, and Loaded Baked Potato; quart $10 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.
 
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 828-289-6336 for more information.
 
Happy, Joyous Free Group-AA Open Meeting: Thursdays 12 - 1 p.m. ; at United Methodist Church, 76 N Peak St. in Columbus, NC - across from Stears Gym
 
Empty Arms Support Group: 6:30 p.m., Norris Biggs Classroom at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; contact Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Bike Night: American Legion Riders Post 74 every Thursday from 5 p.m. until;  at the Legion Hut 947 US221 S.,1 mile north of US 74 on US 221; food, drinks and games.  For more info, call 828-287-1294.
 
Friday, January 25  
Music at the Mills: supper at 6, music at 7 featuring Carolina Thunder; vendors with handcrafted items on site
 
Saturday, January 26
One-Day Childbirth Education Class: One day class, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required for all classes; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
Young At Heart Club meets at Rollins at 11 a.m. For more information, call Dot Buchanan at 828-287-3329.
 
Gilkey Chain Gang from 2-3:30 pm at Gilkey School Community Center. If you love to crochet, or love to knit, or you want to learn. All ages are welcome. Free. For more info, call 289-2563. 
 
Spaghetti Supper: Hopewell-Hollis Community Clubhouse; from 4 until 8 p.m.; adults $7.50, child 6-12 $5, under 6 free; spaghetti, salad bar, bread, dessert and drink.
 
Monday, January 28
Freedom from Smoking Class: Every Monday, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for more
information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Open Arms Substance Abuse Meeting: 7 p.m. until..., 131 Second St., Forest City
 
Tuesday, January 29
How to Write a Business Plan at ICC; presenter Arlene Childers; learn the tools necessary to write a successful business plan.
 
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) host regular, confidential, peer-led, self-help support group meetings from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Shelby 
 
Rutherford County Soccer Association will have the Annual General Membership meeting at 6 p.m. at ICC in the Business Building Blue Room. 
 
Wednesday, January 30
The Blood Connection blood drive: noon to 5 p.m., Norris Biggs Conference Room at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; goal is 50 pints; walk-ins welcome; donors will receive a T-shirt and the choice of a coupon for the $5 Jewelry Sale or a $5 meal coupon for the Break Away Cafe; for appointments or more information, call 828-286-5338.
 
Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild: 10 to 1. Open painting studio. Work on your own project. $5/day.
 
Open Arms Substance Abuse Meeting: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Community Empowerment Resource Center, 129 First Street, Forest City
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers instruction, information and guidance for researching your family history from 6-8 p.m. at  250 Mt Pleasant Church Road in Forest City. To schedule an appointment, sign up for a class, or make an inquiry, please call EvaLou Wetherington, Family History Specialist at 828-863-1223. 
 
Arts Center Open Studio. 10 to 1.  Work on your own project in any drawing or painting medium. Get constructive advice and support from other artists. Studio use fee: $5.00. The Visual Arts Center is located at 160 N. Main Street in Rutherfordton. Registration is not necessary. 
 
Thursday, January 31
Open Studio for all painters: 12 - 3 p.m.; painters working together; $5 for 3 hours of studio; classes are held at Ruthrford County Visual Arts Guild,160 N. Main, Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009
 
Rutherfordton Kiwanis: in the Rutherfordton Club House at 241 Clubhouse Dr.; 6:30 p.m., dinner is included. Call 828-288-8117.
 
Homemade Soups: at Carolina Event and Conference Center; Creamy Tomato, Scotch Broth, Vegetable Beef, Chicken and Vegetables, and Loaded Baked Potato; quart $10 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.
 
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.
 
AA meetings are held on Thursday and Sunday evenings at the Immaculate Conception Church in Forest City. Call 828-289-6336 for more information.
 
Happy, Joyous Free Group-AA Open Meeting: Thursdays 12 - 1 p.m. ; at United Methodist Church, 76 N Peak St. in Columbus, NC - across from Stears Gym
 
Empty Arms Support Group: 6:30 p.m., Norris Biggs Classroom at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; contact Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Bike Night: American Legion Riders Post 74 every Thursday from 5 p.m. until;  at the Legion Hut 947 US221 S.,1 mile north of US 74 on US 221; food, drinks and games.  For more info, call 828-287-1294.
 
Friday, February 1  
Music at the Mills: supper at 6, music at 7 featuring Destined Four Glory; vendors with handcrafted items on site