Community News, May 30, 2013

May. 30, 2013 @ 12:39 AM
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries is having a half-price sale on all clothing between now and Saturday, June 8. 
 
Rutherford County Honor Guard needs honorably or medically discharged veterans (male or female) to participate in the guard. This unit provides honorably discharged veterans with a full military honors burial at no charge. Uniforms and training provided; practice 6 p.m. Mondays and Fridays; strictly voluntary; contact numbers: 289-5356, 288-1591, 980-2419, 657-6549.
 
Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation is having a book sale in the lobby of their office at 186 Hudlow Road in Forest City? Proceeds will benefit the ACS Relay for Life. Hardbacks are $2 and paperbacks are $1. Our hours of operation are 8-5 Monday through Friday. Contact Karen Black for more information at 245-1621, ext 412. The sale will be ongoing for several months.
 
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.
 
Thursday, May 30
Senior Center: needlework at 9, Understanding Hearing Loss and Effective Communication at 10:30, bridge 12 to 4, computer assistance 12:30 to 2, play rehearsal at 12:30 Just Dance at 1.
 
Book Sale at Mooneyham Library (downstairs) in Forest City, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 until 4:30 p.m.
 
Blood Drive: Gilkey School Community Center from 3 to 7 p.m.; to schedule an appointment call 287-4120; donors will be entered into a drawing for $1,000 gift card.
 
The Anchor Club is hosting their 3rd Annual Talent Show fundraiser for St. Jude's Children Hospital at East Rutherford High School gym at 6:30 p.m. Michael Jackson dance enthusiast and tribute artist, "MJ" Milam, will perform. Admission is $2. Hotdogs and baked goods will be available.  
 
Friday, May 31
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders at 9, fun/fellowship/singing at 10, program - Joint Replacement at 10:30 birthday celebration at 11:30, slow-moving exercise at 12:30, Pisgah Legal Meeting with applicants who qualified for service by appointment only.
 
Color Fun Friday at KidSenses: Identify primary colors and create secondary colors using magic color wells in Creation Station. Fun begins at 5:30 and will last until 8:00 pm. 
 
Music at the Mills at Union Mills Learning Center; supper at 6, music at 7 featuring Rocky Creek and Homegrown. Free Admission.
 
Forest City Stingray Sign-Up: at Callison Pool in Forest City from 4 until 8 p.m.; $50 per family; contact Gail at 828-755-5743
 
Saturday, June 1
Rainbow Milk Art Extravaganza at KidSenses: use milk and several other colorful ingredients to create a beautiful work of art! The colorful milky adventure begins at 1:00 and ends at 4:00.
 
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
 
Community Empowerment Awareness Event: at Forest City Housing Authority, 147 East Spruce St., Forest City, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Event is free. Guests include City and County Elected Officials, Spiritual Leaders, High School Athletic Directors, Community College Educators & Financial Aid
Counselors & GED, High School Diploma Advisor's, Employment Security Commission, Youth Empowerment & Youth Mentors, Health Wellness, Domestic Violence Advocates, Substance Abuse Counselors, Ray Rice Martial Arts & more. Activites include music, dance, songs, face painting & more. Free food and 300 free boxes of household products/paper towels, toilet tissue, personal hygiene, etc. These boxes will be given out on a first come first serve basis. Also free baby diapers and pull-ups for all sizes. Event for all cultures. Sponsored by Word of Deliverance, R.O.T.W. Reaching Outside The Walls Ministries, 3324 Chesnee Hwy, Chesnee, S.C. (864)461-7178 
 
Touch a Firetruck: at Cherry Mountain Fire Department from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Pictures taken, hot dogs, drinks, Hawaiian ice, candy, baked goods, yard sale, fireman hats, coloring books and stickers.
 
All You Can Eat Country Breakfast: Union Mills Learning Center from 7 to 10 a.m.; $6, kids under 6 free.
 
American Legion Riders Post 74 will hold Ride In/Bike Night at the Legion Hut, 947 US 221S, Rutherfordton, starting at 2 p.m.; food, drinks, games.
 
Spring Fling Open House: Pawa Ranch Equine Rescue at 330 Walls Church Road, Bostic; 10 a.m. untill 4 p.m.; free, hot dogs, face painting, hay rides, fundraiser barn sale (sell your own items), free horsemanship clinics, pony rides and more, local vendors (free to vendors); for info call 828-447-5899 or 800-580-6504
 
Sunday, June 2
Orders will be taken through today for Boston Butts including sauce and slaw. Proceeds to Relay For Life; Butts may be picked up Saturday, June 8 at 3 p.m. at Long Branch Baptist Church; call 828-429-0609 or 828-289-5338 for info or to order.
 
Sims-Guffey Family Reunion at Piedmont-Pleasant Hill Clubhouse at 1 p.m. Family and Friends please bring a well-filled basket and drinks. Dinner ware and ice will be provided.
 
Monday, June 3
HARC Book Fair from 6-8 p.m. at Second Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. $5 for non members to sell. All homeschoolers welcome. For more info: myhalfpints.com
 
Thursday, June 6
Rutherford County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting: 3 p.m. at Rutherford County Office Building, 289 North Main St., Rutherfordton; budget adoption. 
 
Democratic Women of Rutherford County will meet at 6 p.m., at Democratic Headquarters, 142 W. Main St., Forest City. A light supper will be provided. Interested women welcome.
 
Saturday, June 8
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open this from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Benefit for Clyde Saine: Wild Joker in Chesnee from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.; BBQ plates $7; $1 raffle tickets for homemade desserts; corn hole and horseshoe tournaments - $5 entry fee; musical entertainment; benefit run at Old Kmart in Forest City and ending at Wild Joker; motorcycles $20 (with passenger $25.) car $15 (with passenger $20); contact 828-447-2400 or 828-748-1846.
 
Make Your Own Mini Nantucket Birdhouse: RCVAG, Main St., Rutherfordton; 10 a.m. until noon; advanced registration fee $10; supply fee, payable at class is $28; instructor Brenda Atchley; call 828-288-5009 to register.
 
Baked Spaghetti Supper: for Hope Cancer Awareness to benefit Michelle Pettit - cancer patient; 3 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.; at SDO Fire Department, Hwy. 221; auction at 5 and half and half drawing at 5. 
 
Pancake Breakfast at Fatz Restaurant from 8 to 10 a.m. All proceeds go to the Floyd’s Creek Baptist Church’s student ministries. Cost is $7 per ticket. For details, call 828-245-1059.
 
Amie Sessoms, Distinguished Young Woman of Rutherford County and Distinguished Young Woman of North Carolina will participate in the Distinguished Young Women of America program in June. The public is invited to a drop-in reception for Amie at the First Baptist Church, 211 West Main St., Forest City from 1 to 4 p.m.
 
Multi-Family Yard Sale/Bake Sale; from 7 until 11 a.m. at Forest City Family Medicine Parking Lot, 281 East Main St., Forest City (close to Padgett & King); proceeds Benefit Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation. Help CF stand for Cure Found.
 
Teseniars (of all spellings) Reunion at 12 p.m. (eat at 1) at Foursquare Church, 121 Mitchell St., Forest City; for info, call Nancy at 828-453-0546.
 
Saturday, June 15
Decorate Your House — Free Children's Drop-in Workshop; at RCVAG, Main St., Rutherfordton, NC from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.; free instruction and materials; call 828-288-5009 for more information
 
Friday, June 21 
The Matthew Pannell Foundation presents Jason Crabb at R-S Central. For ticket info call 828 980 3204
 
Friday, June 21
16th Annual Kids & Cops Event: Charles R. Summey II Park (formerly the Forest City Dunbar Park) on Learning Parkway from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; learn about the different departments that protect and serve our neighborhoods and communities;  free pizza, drinks and a whole lot of activities; trophies awarded to Best Police Car, Best Fire Truck, Best Rescue Unit, and Best EMS Unit; businesses or civic organizations that would like to participate are asked to contact Lacey Euten of the Forest City Police Department at (828) 248-5232.
 
Saturday, June 22
Build A Bluebird House: at RCVAG, Rutherfordton; children ages 8-13 with an adult; 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; supply fee $25; register early due to limited space. Call 828-288-5009 to register
 
Saturday, June 29
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Blood Drive at McDonald's, 134 Oak St., Forest City, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Free Cheeseburger and McCafe to all Donors!
 
Sunday, June 23
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas Blood Drive at Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church, 301 Deviney St., Spindale; from 12:30 until 4:30 p.m.
 
Saturday, July 13
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, August 10
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, September 14
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, October 12
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, November 9
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.  
 
Saturday, December 14
Chase Corner United Methodist Ministries will be open this from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. We are now open the second Saturday of every month.