Community News, November 2, 2013

Nov. 02, 2013 @ 12:17 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.
 
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 required; please call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065 or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm dates, times and to register.
 
50% Off Sale: Washburn Community Outreach Center, 2934 Piney Mountain Church Road in Bostic on all items in store. Proceeds to fund food pantry. Store 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 at 7pm. Concessions 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.
 
Senior Center: blood pressure check, zumba, wear purple Mondays in November.
 
Tuesday, November 5
Childbirth Education Class: Tuesdays for four weeks, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; free to families having babies at Rutherford Regional Medical Center; registration required; call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com to confirm class dates and times and to register.
 
Senior Center: karate/self defense demonstration and wii fun.
 
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.
 
Senior Center: write your life story, pen pals.
 
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. 
 
Debt Collection for Small Businesses – Harry Ponder, 6-9 p.m. Understand the importance of having a meaningful collection policy and making sure Accounts Receivables are not absorbing working capital. 
 
Senior Center: Crafting with Crystal, chair exercise, just dance.
 
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.
 
Senior Center: table tennis
 
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
 
Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper hosted by the Mt Vernon Community Club from 4:30 – 7 p.m. at Mt Vernon Community Club House. $8 adults – all you can eat,
$5 ages 6-12, Free 5 and under
 
Sunday, November 10
Senior Center: trip to Green Room Theater, "The Smell of the Kill."
 
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.
 
Senior Center: closed in observance of veterans day.
 
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.
 
Building a Business on eBay – Nick Hawks, 1-4 p.m.
This session is for individuals having knowledge/experience of selling on eBay who want to establish a continual retail presence on eBay.
 
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
 
Senior Center: Veterans program, Meet to Eat Club at Fat Tracy's in Spindale.
 
Wednesday, November 13
Senior Center: write your life story, fall prevention program
 
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.
 
Using Social Media to Super Charge your Business – Martin Brossman, 6 to 9 p.m. This course will provide participants with basic knowledge about a variety of social media tools and how to use them most effectively.
 
Senior Center: Alzheimer's program, trip to Southern Christmas Show.
 
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.
 
Senior Center: book club.
 
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.
 
eBay Store – Nick Hawks, 6-9 p.m.
This 3 hour hands-on course is a fantastic way to provide a step-by-step approach to those individuals who are ready to become eBay Store owners. 
 
Senior Center: recipe club.
 
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.
 
Professional Women's Association of Rutherford County will meet at 12 Noon at Fat Tracy's on Main Street in Spindale. There will be a mini workshop on Visioning for the coming year. Contact Amy Hamilton, President at 828-305-2278. 
 
Senior Center: craft time with Lavada Wall.
 
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.  
 
Senior Center: Goose Creek Band, trip to $5 Jewelry sale at Rutherford Regional.
 
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.
 
Tuesday, November 26
Table tennis, trip to Green Creek archery range.
 
Wednesday, November 27
Senior Center: Let's Give Thanks, Birthday recognition.
 
Thursday, November 28 
Chase Corner Ministries will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday.
 
Senior Center: closed for Thanksgiving.
 
Friday, November 29
Senior Center: closed for Thanksgiving.
 
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.