Community News, October 30, 2013

Oct. 30, 2013 @ 12:34 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. 
 
The Meals on Wheels program needs volunteers to help deliver meals. Call Diane Allen at 287-1233.
 
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, October 30
Senior Center: scavenger hunt, write your lifestory.
 
Thursday, October 31
Preschool Story Time at Mooneyham Library every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
 
Senior Center: birthday recognition, just dance, wear black and orage day.
 
Union Mills Community Trick or Treat at Union Mills Clubhouse on Hudlow Road. Fun, safe, and lots of candy. Trick-or-Treating will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Hotdogs and drinks available. 
 
Friday, November 1
Senior Friday at Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure from 10:30 – 2. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
The 3 B's (Big, Black and Beautiful) at Isothermal Community Collge in Spindale at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 pre-sale and $18 at the door. For tickets, Ulysses D. Miller 646-294-1899, George Miller Jr. 828-223-8451, Mary gist 828-447-0208, Music City 828-245-1701. A Carver High School All Class Alumni Association Event.
 
The Rutherford County Shag Club will dance in the Forest City Diner dance room at 8 p.m. Buffet dinner will be available at 7 p.m. Free beginner lessons for club members beginning November 4. For info call 287-9228. 
 
Live bluegrass music featuring New 5 Cents Band at Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills. Local vendors on site. Doors open at 5 pm, music starts at 7 pm. Concessions will be sold. Free Admission.
 
Quarter Sale - November 1-21 at Chase Corner Ministries on knickknacks, doodads, & whatnots (books, toys, candleholders, vases, jewelry, baskets, pictures, kitchenware, and other housing decorations etc. Some exclusions and limitations do apply.
 
Saturday, November 2
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.
 
Lost Playwrights will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. at Gardner-Webb University, in room 160 in the Tucker Student Center. All persons interested in any aspect of theatre or professional writing are encouraged to attend. The meeting is open and free of charge.
 
Baby and Me Club for Siblings: from 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.
 
50% Off Sale: Washburn Community Outreach Center on all items in store. Proceeds for funding our food pantry ministry. The Washburn Community Outreach Center is located at 2934 Piney Mountain Church Road in Bostic.  Store hours are from 9 am-2 pm. 828-245-5603
 
Multi-Family Yard Sale from 8-12, at Rutherfordton Elementary School, Bob Hardin Road - Sponsored by the PTO
 
The Pilot Club of Rutherford County Fall Bazaar at First Baptist Church of Forest City, 211 West Main Street, Forest City starting at 7 am with breakfast and lunch.
 
All You Can Eat Country Breakfast from 7 til 10 am at Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills. Adults $6, 6 & under $3. UMLC Members pay only $5! All profits will go towards UMLC programs and renovations. 748-7956. 
 
Community Yard Sale & Bazaar. Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills from 7 am until. Spaces free!  Call 828-748-7956 to reserve your space. 
 
Live Country Music & Dance with music by "Chiketa & Rusty Collins with Musical Friends" at Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills. Fun, safe, family atmosphere, bring the kids. Doors open at 6 pm, music starts at 7pm. Concessions will be sold. 748-7956. Free admission.
 
Auction at Green Hill Community Center at 6 p.m. Food will be served.
 
Monday, November 4
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
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.
 
Pink Ladies Support Group: First Monday of every month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for women who have been diagnosed with cancer; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Ribbon Cutting from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Rutherford County Revenue Department (Formerly Tax Department) Rutherford County Courthouse, Rutherfordton. Refreshments will be served.
 
Tuesday, November 5
Childbirth Education Class: Tuesdays for four weeks, 6:30 to 8:30 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.
 
Wednesday, November 6   
Griffith Rutherford NSDAR Chapter Meeting at 3 p.m. at The Hut, 271 Toms Street, Rutherfordton; program in observance of Veteran's Day by Lady Veterans.
 
Thursday, November 7
Preschool Story Time at Mooneyham Library every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
 
Nutrition During Cancer Treatment: First Thursday of each month at 1 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation; presented by Rutherford Regional dietitians; to register for the class, call 828-245-4596. 
 
Friday, November 8
The Celtic Tenors in concert: at 7:30 p.m., Isothermal Community College’s Performing Arts Center; presented by Rutherford Regional Health Foundation, sponsored in part by Rutherford Radiological Associates; tickets are $25 to $30, and proceeds benefit Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center. For tickets, call 828-286-9990 or visitFoundationshows.org.
 
Bluegrass music night with Destination Bluegrass at 7 pm. Supper served at 6 pm; $5 per plate. Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills. 748-7956.
 
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.  
 
Rummage Sale/Rutherford County Humane Society Thrift Shop, 311 Buffalo Creek Road in Lake Lure from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturdays. Sponsored by Rutherford Humane Society. Call 625-1042. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays also or by request. Call 828-625-1042 for appointment.
 
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.
 
Chase Corner Ministries Thrift Store will be open from 8:30 am til 2:30 pm and the Crisis Center will be open from 9 am til 2 pm.
 
Community Yard Sale: Piedmont-Pleasant Hill Community Club House on Maple Creek Road from 8 a.m. until noon/
 
Monday, November 11
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
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.
 
Look Good, Feel Better: 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.
 
Tuesday, November 12
Harris High School Alumni and Friends Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Forest City Diner in Forest City; buffet, dutch treat. Please RSVP by Sunday evening November 10. Joan 828-245-2658 or gerjoj@aol.com
 
The Annual Corporation Meeting of the Cherry Mountain VFD will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the fire department. The purpose of the meeting is to elect directors and transact such business as may be properly brought before them
 
Dream of owning your own home? Interest free mortgages available. Come to an information session to learn if you qualify. Spindale Elementary School, 201 N. Oak Street, Spindale at 6 p.m. Call 248-3178 for more info. www.rutherfordhfh@bellsouth.org
 
Thursday, November 14
Preschool Story Time at Mooneyham Library every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
 
Diabetes Health Event:  Recognizing American Diabetes Month; at 6 pm at Rutherford Regional Medical Center in the Norris Biggs Classroom. Special Speaker: Dr. Terry Kersey, Cardiologist. No registration required. Free to community.  For more information call the Diabetes Department at (828) 286-5062.
 
Lots of Business Knowledge for Free at Carolina Events and Conference Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Listen to motivational speakers and learn how to Stay Positive in a Changing World. Questions and answers. Sponsored by SBC at Isothermal Community College. Call Dee Spurlin to register 828-395-1416 or Gabe in Lake Lure 828-288-3556. Light refreshments will be served.
 
Friday, November 15
Bluegrass & Acoustic music night with Tom Fisch at 7pm. Supper served at 6 pm; $5 per plate. Union Mills Learning Center- 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills. 748-7956.
 
Saturday, November 16
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.
 
Benefit Motorcycle Ride and Auction at Rutherford County Moose Lodge beginning at 11 a.m. $10 single rider and $15 doubles (includes meal) Hot dog plates and auction after the ride. Proceeds to benefit Karla Oliver who is fighting Lymphedema and is sponsored by Carolina Faith Riders. 828-429-8481 or 828-289-1944.
 
Monday, November 18
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
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.
 
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, November 19
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.
 
Chase Corner Ministries will be having a Mobile Food Pantry at Providence United Methodist Church, 161 Providence Church Road in Forest City. Food Giveaway begins around 10 am.
 
Thursday, November 21
Preschool Story Time at Mooneyham Library every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
 
$5 Jewelry and accessories sale: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, Nov. 22, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Norris Biggs Classroom at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; proceeds presented by Rutherford Regional’s Auxiliary to RRHS for patient care services; for information, call 828-286-5338. 
 
Friday, November 22
Chase Corner Ministries will be closed in order to put out Christmas items.  
 
Saturday, November 23
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: from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; free for families having their babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration is required; call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
Friday, November 22
Bluegrass music night with Rocky Creek at Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills. Fun, safe, family atmosphere, bring the kids. Local vendors on site. Doors open at 5 pm, music starts at 7 pm. Concessions will be sold. 748-7956.
 
Saturday, November 23
Ellenboro Fiddlers' and Bluegrass Convention at Ellenboro School Gymtorium, 813 Piney Mountain Church Road in Ellenboro at 6:30 p.m. Adults $8, Children under 10 $1. Barbecue Supper from 4 p.m. until - Adults $8, 6-12 $4, 5 and under free.
 
Monday, November 25
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
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.
 
Thursday, November 28 
Chase Corner Ministries will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday.
 
Saturday, November 30
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.
 
Monday, December 2
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
Pink Ladies Support Group: First Monday of every month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; for women who have been diagnosed with cancer; for more information, call 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Thursday, December 5
Preschool Story Time at Mooneyham Library every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
 
Friday, December 6
Senior Friday at Mountains Branch Library in Lake Lure from 10:30 – 2. All Senior Fridays are free and open to the public. Materials/food/speakers are provided by the Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach. 
 
Saturday, December 7
Christmas with the King - A tribute to Elvis: Travis Powell live in concert at 7 p.m. at The Performing Arts Foundation at ICC. Sponsored by Cleveland-Rutherford Kidney Association and Johnny Rockstar Entertainment. Houseseats $25, Meet and Greet Seats $35. Box Seats $50. Group Rates (10 or more) $20 each (house seats only). Ticket info 704-481-9535 or michellecrka@aol.com.
 
Family Resources’ 21st Annual Holiday Tour featuring the home of Bill & Leslie Saer Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Welcome Center – Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 563 Pleasant Hill Church Road, Rutherfordton. Admission $8 in advance and $10 at the door. All proceeds benefit the PATH Shelter & Noah’s House. For more information call 828-247-1440
 
Monday, December 9
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
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.  
 
Monday, December 16
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
Monday, December 23
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.
 
Monday, December 30
Al-a-non (an anonymous meeting for friends and family of people with addictions) meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. We have a newcomers meeting for new members. The focus is not on the addict but the friends and family members. For info call 288-2767.