Community News, July 10, 2013

Jul. 10, 2013 @ 12:13 AM
 
 
 
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. 
 
You’ve Been “Flushed”! By making a minimum donation of $10, we will place a beautifully decorated Toilet on the lawn of your choice! Some restrictions may apply.
If your lawn gets “flushed,"  you can make a minimum donation of $10 to have the toilet removed and sent to someone else’s lawn. For more info call 828-288-6335 or 828-288-6329. Proceeds will benefit Relay For Life Of Rutherford County. Sponsored by RIMA Relay For Life Team.
 
Book Sale: Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation lobby at 186 Hudlow Road in Forest City to benefit ACS Relay for Life. Hardbacks $2; paperbacks $1.  8-5 Mon - Fri. For info 245-1621, ext 412.
 
Advance Care Planning: Free sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
 
Wednesday, July 10
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Safe Sitter Class:  8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for youth ages 11 to 13; cost is $50 and includes course materials and lunch; pre-registration required by calling 828-286-5218. 
 
Senior Center: Wednesday walk at 8:30, aerobics at 8:45, stitchery at 9, line dancing at 10, archery practice at 10, oil art group 12:30, slow-moving exercise at 12:30.
 
KidSenses Discovery Garden: explore the variety of birds in our region. Learn about nest adaptations,eggs and fun facts about birds of the piedmont and foothills of Western North Carolina. Enjoy a hands on activity to take home. Experience the Discovery Garden FREE with general admission price with guided nature-based tours at 10 and 11 a.m., and 12 p.m.
 
Thursday, July 11
Nutrition During Cancer Treatment: noon, Cancer Resource Center; a new class offered for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation; presented by dietitians Alexandra Lautenschlaeger and Laura Sexton; please call 828-245-4596 to register. 
 
Senior Center:needlework at 9, crafts 10:30, chair exercise 11:15, bridge 12, computer assistance 12:30, just dance at 1.
 
Hot dog and Hamburger Supper: American Legion Post 423, Boss Moore Road, Caroleen from 5 until 7 p.m. ! hot dog (with trimmings) $5, two is $6. 1 hamburger with trimmings) $6, 2 $7. Take outs available.
 
Friday, July 12
Make a Birdnest at Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild from 9 to 12; ages 12 and up; $15 class and $2 supplies; bring your own feathers, stick, etc for decorating your nest. Call: 828-288-5009 for more information
 
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders 9, fun/fellowship/singing 10, senior games 10:30, slow-moving exercise, "dog days" of summer (Movie: " The Shaggy Dog") at 1.
 
Papermaking Workshop at KidSenses:  Create wonderful art paper from everyday paper scraps. Join us in Creation Station from 5:30-8:00 for a great recycling art project to take home!
 
Saturday, July 13 
Benefit car wash for Michelle Pettit (cancer patient) from 8 a.m. until... at SDO Volunteer Fire Department. Proceeds to help with her medical bills.
 
Egg Drop Mania at KidSenses: design an egg box from recyclable household materials to protect an egg as it lands on concrete! Young Scientists will use empty juice boxes, bubble wrap, grocery bags and other recyclable materials for their prototype. The great egg experiment begins a 11 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m.
 
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.  
 
Dance to country music  from 8 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. Free hot dog supper from 7 until 8. For info 289-5255.
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Baby and Me Club for Siblings: 10 to 11 a.m., 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.
 
Free Community Health Fair at Isothermal Community College Foundation, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Health Screenings 8 to 10 a.m. You must fast for 12 hours before screening. Breakfast items will be available. Complete Heart-Healthy Breakfast Presentations 9 and 11 a.m. Terry W. Kersey, MD, FACC – Asheville Cardiology Associates – Rutherfordton. Registration required. Limited space. Call Judy Carpenter at 828-286-5502 by Wednesday, July 10, to reserve your space.
 
Buffet Breakfast: Gilkey School Community Center from 7 to 10 a.m.; adults $5, 6-12 $3, under 6 free; all you can eat (sausage, bacon, livermush, eggs, gravy and biscuits).
 
Monday, July 15
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.
 
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.
 
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders 9, art group 9, crochet 11, recipe club 10:30, fun-time cheerleading 11, slow-moving exercise 12:30, zumba 5:30.
 
Free Zumba Classes: at Rutherford Senior Center on Mondays (July 8, 15, 22, and 29) at 5:30 p.m. for anyone age 55 or older. For info call 277-6409. If you can only come for one or two of the classes, that is fine.
 
Tuesday, July 16
Mental Illness Family-to-Family Support Group; Always on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC
 
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.
 
Senior Center: needlework at 9, computer assistance, yoga 10, "Preventive Maintenance" 10:30, 
Meet and Eat Club 5:15
 
Professional Women of Rutherford County will meet at noon in the Hickory Log Restaurant in Spindale. Lunch is Dutch treat and open to all business women in our area. Tim Mathis, Regional C Workforce Development Board Director, will talk about workforce development and the direction they are moving. For info, call 828-305-2278.
 
Wednesday, July 17
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
 
Senior Center: Wednesday walk at 8:30, aerobics 8:45, stitchery 9, line dancing 10, magazine scavenger hunt 10:30, oil art group 12:30, slow-moving exercise 12:30.
 
Thursday, July 18
The Rutherford Medication Assistance Program, a division of the Rutherford Community Health Center, will be at the Cherry Mountain Fire Department from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enroll county residents of the Golden Valley, Bostic and Sunshine areas in programs to receive prescription medications free directly from the pharmaceutical companies. The programs are available to those without prescription coverage and meet income guidelines. Please call 828-288-8872 to pre-qualify and secure your appointment time at CMFD.
 
Senior Center: needlework at 9, lemonade and laughs at 10:30, chair exercise 11:15, bridge 12, computer assistance 12:30, just dance 1.
 
Friday, July 19
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders 9, fun/fellowship/singing 10, Book Club 10:30, chair exercise 11:15, slow-moving exercise 12:30.
 
Saturday, July 20
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Take and Make at Rutherford County Visual Arts Guild; fun activity for kids from 10 to 2. Drop-in — no reservation required. No cost, items furnished.
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton (on hill behind Dominos) featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. 
 
Lost Playwrights will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the auditorium of Henderson County Library, 301 North Washington Street, Hendersonville. Anyone interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing is invited. There are no dues or admission charges.
 
Monday, July 22
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.
 
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders 9, art group 9, crochet 9, fun-time cheerleading 11, slow-moving exercise 12:30, ice cream sundae 1, zumba 5:30.
 
Free Zumba Classes: at Rutherford Senior Center on Mondays (July 8, 15, 22, and 29) at 5:30 p.m. for anyone age 55 or older. For info call 277-6409. If you can only come for one or two of the classes, that is fine.
 
Tuesday, July 23
Chase Corner Ministries is co-sponsoring a Mobile Food Pantry at Caroleen United Methodist Church on 137 Mills Avenue in Caroleen. The giveaway begins at 10 a.m. Please bring a box for your food and call 828-247-0096 for info. 
 
Senior Center: needlework at 9, computer assistance at 10, yoga 10, Use it or Lose it at 10:30, Owls ballgame at 7.
 
Wednesday, July 24
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Senior Center: Wednesday walk at 8:30, aerobics at 8:45, stitchery 9, line dancing 10, magazine scavenger hunt 10:30, oil art group 12:30, slow-moving exercise 12:30.
 
Thursday, July 25
Senior Center: needlework at 9, lemonade and laughs 10:30, chair exercise 11:15, bridge 12, computer assistance 12:30, just dance at 1.
 
Friday, July 26
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, SilverStriders 9, fun/fellowship/singing 10, slow-moving exercise, Dog Days of Summer - Marley and Me movie 1.
 
Saturday, July 27
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
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.
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton (on hill behind Dominos) featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. 
 
Monday, July 29
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.
 
Senior Center: aerobics at 8:45, Silver Striders 9, art group 9, crochet 9, fun-time cheerleading 11, slow-moving exercise 12:30, zumba 5:30.
 
Free Zumba Classes: at Rutherford Senior Center on Mondays (July 8, 15, 22, and 29) at 5:30 p.m. for anyone age 55 or older. For info call 277-6409. If you can only come for one or two of the classes, that is fine.
 
Tuesday, July 30
Senior Center: needlework at 9, computer assiatance 10, yoga 10, Bring your travel and vacation photos 10:30, chair exercise 11:15.
 
Wednesday, July 31
Summer Reading Program at Union Mills Learning Center for all ages; Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
Senior Center: Wednesday walk at 8:30, aerobics at 8:45, stitchery 9, line dancing 10, drama team 10:30, oil art group 12:30, slow-moving exercise 12:30.
 
Friday, August 2
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, August 3
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton (on hill behind Dominos) featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. 
 
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.  
 
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton (on hill behind Dominos) featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. 
 
Thursday, August 15
The Rutherford Medication Assistance Program, a division of the Rutherford Community Health Center, will be at the Cherry Mountain Fire Department from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enroll county residents of the Golden Valley, Bostic and Sunshine areas in programs to receive prescription medications free directly from the pharmaceutical companies. The programs are available to those without prescription coverage and meet income guidelines. Please call 828-288-8872 to pre-qualify and secure your appointment time at CMFD.
 
Saturday, August 17
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton (on hill behind Dominos) featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. 
 
Tuesday, August 20
Mental Illness Family-to-Family Support Group; Always on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Red Cross Building, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC
 
Saturday, August 24
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike. 
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton (on hill behind Dominos) featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. 
 
Saturday, August 31
Max Cruise aka Ron McKinney at 57 Alpha Cafe at Rutherford County Airport; noon until 3 p.m. weather permitting. Songwriters, musicians, etc invited. Open Mike.  
 
Dance to country music every Saturday night from 7 until 11 at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street, Rutherfordton (on hill behind Dominos) featuring The Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed — good clean family fun. 
 
Friday, September 6
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
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.  
 
Friday, October 4
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
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.  
 
Thursday, October 17
The Rutherford Medication Assistance Program, a division of the Rutherford Community Health Center, will be at the Cherry Mountain Fire Department from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to enroll county residents of the Golden Valley, Bostic and Sunshine areas in programs to receive prescription medications free directly from the pharmaceutical companies. The programs are available to those without prescription coverage and meet income guidelines. Please call 828-288-8872 to pre-qualify and secure your appointment time at CMFD.
 
Friday, October 18
30 year reunion - RS Class of ’83.  If you or someone you know were a part of the Class of ’83, please forward current contact information via email to Gwen Scoville gwen@alphagraphics.com or David Odom davidodom87@gmail.com or Dee Ledbetter deeledbetter@ymail.com or call 828-289-8749
 
Friday, November 1
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
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.  
 
Friday, December 6
Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure host Senior Fridays the first Friday of every month from 10:30 – 2. The morning usually starts off with a few light snacks/drinks and a guest speaker or event (craft/dancing/etc.) Around noon there is a break in the programming during which lunch is provided. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
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.