Community News, April 11, 2013

Apr. 11, 2013 @ 12:09 AM
 
Rutherford County Farmers Market, 1630 US 74A Highway open now with new hours. Tuesday 7-12 noon, Thursday 1-6 p.m. and Saturday 8- 12 noon. Variety of spring produce, crafts, baked goods, herbs and  assorted plants.
 
Chase High Class of 1968 Reunion: anyone interested please call between 5 and 8 p.m. Call Vivian 828-453-0516 or J.T. Holland at 828-245-6403.
 
Media Notice: The Rutherford County Board of Commissioners encourages you to participate in County Government by serving on various boards and commissions appointed by the Board of Commissioners.  The purpose of the boards and commissions is to improve the quality of life in Rutherford County. Presently there is a vacancy on the Isothermal Planning and Development Commission and five vacancies on the Enhanced Recycling Promotion Committee. Information on these committees and an application to serve is available on the county website www.rutherfordcountync.gov) under “Residents” or in the office of the Clerk to the Board of Rutherford County Commissioners, Rutherford County Office Building, 289 North Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC. 
 
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.
 
The RS Central High School Class of 1953 will celebrate its 60th reunion at 12 p.m. Saturday,  May 4. Class members may contact Jake at 704-864-5299, or Anne at 828-286-3545 for information concerning the event and with information on other classmates.
 
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.
 
Thursday, April 11
Senior Center: needlework at 9 a.m.; craft time with Lavada Wall at 10:30; 12 to 4 p.m. bridge; 5:15 Meet & Eat Club at Hickory Log Family Restaurant in Spindale.
 
Friday, April 12
Senior Center: 8:45 aerobics; SilverStriders fun walk at 9; opening gala at 10:30; slow-moving exercise at 12:30; Senior Games begin at 1.
 
Swirl Art Fun at KidSenses: Children will have a chance to make a beautiful artistic masterpiece using swirl wheels. The spinning fun begins at 5:30 and lasts until 8:00.
 
Saturday, April 13
Secret Agent Day at KidSenses: discover what it takes to become a secret agent. Dive into the science behind invisible ink, dust for fingerprints, and we will discover who really stole the cookies from the cookie jar. The super secret fun begins at 11:00 and will last until 3:00.
 
Lake Lure Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. at The Lake Lure Inn and Spa, 2771 Memorial Highway, Lake Lure; performance by Marina Alexandra, world-class musician. Tickets at Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach office or at the event door. $20 advance, $25 door. For more information visit: http://www.lakelureconcertseries.com
 
Tour of Homes: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; please go to www.greenbladesgardenclub.org for more information or call June Current 828-859-2048 or email: junecu@charter.net.
for ticket purchase. Presented as a fundraiser by the Green Blades Garden Club of Tryon.
 
Buffet Breakfast - all you can eat: Gilkey School Community Center 7  to 10 a.m.; adults $5, ages 6-12 $3, 6 and under free. Proceeds to help rebuild the Old Gilkey School.
 
Sunday, April 14
Make a Special Gift For Mother's Day: Wirewrap A Stone Pendant Workshop at RCVAG from 2 to 5 p.m.; Instructor: Susan Brooks; cost: $20 fee plus $10 materials fee; register at RCVAG or call 828-288-5009
 
Monday, April 15
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45 a.m.; SilverStriders at 9; art group 9-2:30; crochet 9-11; funtime cheerleading at 11; slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Eat Well, Live Well: each Monday through May 20 at Cooperative Extension; choose afternoon sessions from 2 to 4 p.m. or evening sessions from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; $15 per person for the 6-week program; to register, call 287-6010.
 
Tuesday, April 16
Senior Center: needlework at 9; computer assistance 10-11; yoga at 10.
 
Professional Women's Association of Rutherford County (PWA), at 12 Noon at the new Hickory Log Restaurant in Spindale. Speakers are  Dawn Stover, Program Supervisor for Cleveland County and Charity Robinson, Program Supervisor for Rutherford County with the Guardian ad Litem program. Lunch is Dutch Treat. Call Amy Hamilton, 828-305-2278
 
The Rutherford County Humane Society will hold it's quarterly general membership meeting on at 6 p.m. at the Rutherford County Annex Building.
 
R-S Central High School Plant Sale: Tuesday through Thursday; come by the greenhouse at the school and purchase items from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tomatoes, peppers, squash and a variety of flowers are available. 
 
Wednesday, April 17
Senior Center: Wednesday Walk at 8:30; aerobics at 8:45; stitchery at 9; line dancing at 10; oil art group 12:30; slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Thursday, April 18
Senior Center: needlework at 9; bridge 12 to 4; computer assistance 12:30 to 2.
 
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. vickyman@comcast.net for more information.
 
Senior Center: 8:45 aerobics; SilverStriders at 9; slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Spring Fish Fry to benefit Youth Empowerment, 182 Sparks Drive from 12 t0 6 p.m. Fish, Fries, Baked Beans, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Homemade desserts, beverage, $9 a plate. 5 plates or more can be delivered. Sponsored by Arledge Law Firm, Personnel Services Unlimited, Jackson-Hewitt, Northland Communications, King Law Offices, Spindale Tires, TD Bank, Ulysses D. Miller Funeral Services. Call 888-320-1209 or  email: YouthEmpowermentInc@gmail.com with questions or to pre-order.
 
Saturday, April 20
The Bostic Lincoln Center is hosting in celebration of their 5th anniversary the opening of the museum, the Bostic Licnoln Center Festival at 10 a.m. Free entertainment. Music and drama for all ages. Bring family, friends and a chair. Craft and food vendors, bingo, petting zoo, student art show, classic cars, heritage and train exhibits, tours to Lincoln Hill. Details of shows at Bosticlincolncenter.com.
 
Shooting For A Cure: Old Hickory Rifle and Pistol Club, Gun Club Road, Bostic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; $5 per shoot event; handgun and shotgun trap games. Beginners welcome; bring your own shotgun, pistol and ammo; shotgun ammo will be available for purchase. Contact Information: Rutherford County Sheriff Office 828-287-6247. Sponsored by Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office along with Butler’s Jewelry & Loan and The Old Hickory Rifle & Pistol Club
 
Rutherford County Democratic Party will hold its annual convention on at 10 a.m., at Democratic headquarters, 142 Main Street Forest City.
 
Pancake Breakfast: Floyd's Creek Baptist Church from 7 to 10 a.m.; adults $5 children $3; sponsored by Chase Lions Club - all you can eat.
 
Monday, April 22
Senior Center: Senior Games; aerobics at 8:45; SilverStriders at 9; art group 0-2:30; crochet 9-11; funtime cheerleading 11; slow-moving exercise at 12:30
 
Tuesday, April 23
Senior Center: Senior Games; needlework at 9; computer assistance at 10; yoga at 10.
 
Budgeting for Small Businesses – Russ Seagle –  6 - 9 p.m. – Foundation Building, Maple Room — how to forecast sales and expenses, and receive a template you can use right away to start building a budget that will guide your business along profitable roads.
 
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!
 
Senior Center: Senior Games; Wednesday Walk at 8:30; aerobics at 8:45; stitchery at 9; line dancing at 10; oil art group at 12:30; slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Thursday, April 25
Senior Center: Senior Games; needlework at 9; bridge from 12 to 4; computer assistance 12:30 to 2.
 
Friday, April 26
Senior Center: Senior Games; aerobics at 8:45; SilverStriders at 9; slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Monday, April 29
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45; SilverStriders at 9; art group from 9 to 2:30; crochet 9-11; funtime cheerleading at 11; slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
Tuesday, April 30
Senior Center: needlework at 9; computer class 10-11; yoga 10; birthday recognition at 11:30.
 
Marketing Your Business Using Online Ads & Free Directories – Martin Brossman – Business Sciences Building, Room 137 from 6 to 9 p.m. — Get your business on the map with a strong web presence created using these free directories along with social media ads, like Facebook, Google and LinkedIn. 
 
Friday, May 3
Open Golf Tournament at Rumbling Bald Resort at Lake Lure; deadline for entires 5 p.m. April 30. For more information call Sue Lewis at 828-625-8455.
 
Saturday, May 4
The RS Central High School Class of 1953 will celebrate its 60th reunion at 12 noon. Classmates will gather for the occasion at Green River Plantation for lunch. Class members may contact Jake at 704-864-5299, or Anne at 828-286-3545 for complete information concerning the event.
 
Gears & Gables: a ride for housing - 30, 60 & 100-mile routes; sponsored by Rutherford Housing Partnership Inc (a 501c 3) non-profit; beginning at 8 a.m. in downtown Rutherfordton; fully supported cycling event from historic downtown Rutherfordton. This one-day, multi route event will encompass Rutherfordton county.  $30 includes post ride meal and ride t-shirt for early registrations. Call for more information: 828-248-3431. Or visit our web-site.   www.RutherfordHousingPartnership.com
 
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
 
Friday, June 21 
The Matthew Pannell Foundation presents Jason Crabb at R-S Central. For ticket info call 828 980 3204