Community News, November 6, 2013

Nov. 06, 2013 @ 04:17 PM
Mastectomy fittings: Every other Thursday by appointment, Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; 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 private consult to understand 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.
 
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; to register for the class, call 828-245-4596. 
 
Debt Collection for Small Businesses – Harry Ponder, 6-9 p.m. The importance of a meaningful collection policy and making sure Accounts Receivables are not absorbing working capital. 
 
Senior Center: Crafting with Crystal, chair exercise, just dance.
 
Beach Bingo at Lane's Hog Heaven BBQ, 107 W. Main St. (formerly Ole Blue's location) from 6 to 8. Proceeds for Community Pet Center. Cards $.50 per game.
 
Friday, November 8
The Celtic Tenors in concert: 7:30 p.m., ICC’s Performing Arts Center; tickets $25 to $30; proceeds benefit Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center. 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
 
Grassroots Rutherford will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the annex kitchen at 289 N. Main Street in Rutherfordton; no potluck dinner, just dessert and beverage.
 
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.  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 1761 Maple Creek Road from 8 a.m. until noon
 
Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper 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
 
Fish Fry; Concord Community Club; adults $10, 5-12 $5, carry outs $9. 245-9070
 
Dance to country music from 7 to 10 p.m. at Foothills Music Hall, 127 Trade Street in Rutherfordton. Featuring the Star Shooters with Dan X. Padgett. No alcohol allowed – Good clean family fun. 828-289-5255.
 
Salute to Veterans is a Town of Rutherfordton event organized by veterans groups across Rutherford County. Open to public and intended to honor all veterans at 9:30 a.m.
 
Buffet Breakfast at 7 a.m. at Gilkey School Community Center; adults $5, 6-12 $3, under 6 free.
 
Sunday, November 10
Senior Center: trip to Green Room Theater, "The Smell of the Kill."
 
Veteran's Day Meal at 1 p.m. at Rutherford County Moose Lodge to honor Veterans. All veterans are invited.
 
Monday, November 11
Al-a-non at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m.  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; 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.
 
Chase FFA Alumni Meeting at 7 pm at Ag. Department, Chase High School. Contact: chaseffaalumni@gmail.com
 
Tuesday, November 12
Harris High School Alumni and Friends Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Forest City Diner; buffet, dutch treat. RSVP by Sunday p.m. Nov. 10. 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. To elect directors and transact business properly brought before them
 
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.
 
Cover to Cover Book Club at Forest City Diner to eat and discuss Mrs. Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society by Amy Hill Hearth. 
 
American Legion Post 74 will hold a regular meeting at the Legion Hut 947 US 221 S Rutherfordton. Dinner at 6 pm, meeting to follow.
 
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: 6 pm at Rutherford Regional Medical Center in Norris Biggs Classroom.No registration required. Free to community.  Call Diabetes Department (828) 286-5062.
 
Lots of Business Knowledge for Free at Carolina Events and Conference Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Stay Positive in a Changing World. Sponsored by SBC at Isothermal Community College. Register 828-395-1416 or 828-288-3556. Light refreshments.
 
Using Social Media to Super Charge your Business – Martin Brossman, 6 to 9 p.m. Basic knowledge about social media tools and how to use them 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 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.
 
Vietnam Vetera of America Chapter Formation at 3 p.m., VFW, Smyrna, TN, 37167 Old Nashville Hwy.;  Bring DD214 and $20 dues. Contact Joe Beach, 1835 Burt Rd., Woodbury, TN; 865-456-7607; woodchips57@hotmail.com
 
Benefit Poor Man's Supper at 4 p.m. at Gilkey School Community Center for Nancy Jones, cancer patient. Donations only.
 
Monday, November 18
Al-a-non meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. For info call 288-2767.
 
Freedom from Smoking Class: Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m., Rutherford Regional’s Cancer Resource Center; 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; 828-245-4596 or e-mail jamie.ingraham@rutherfordregional.com.
 
eBay Store – Nick Hawks, 6-9 p.m. Learn step-by-step approach for individuals who are ready to become eBay Store owners. 
 
Senior Center: recipe club.
 
Eat at Zaxby's in Forest City between 5 and 8 pm and 10% of all sales will be donated to South Mountain Christian Camp. Or, you can mail a donation to us at PO Box 9, Bostic, NC 28018 or go to this website: http://www.southmountainchristiancamp.org/Insiders/PayPal.asp
 
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; 828-286-5509.
 
Chase Corner Ministries will have a Mobile Food Pantry at Providence United Methodist Church, 161 Providence Church Road, Forest City. Giveaway begins at 10 am.
 
Professional Women's Association of Rutherford County will meet at 12 Noon at Fat Tracy's on Main Street in Spindale. Contact Amy Hamilton 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; 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.; registration is required; call Lucy Calhoun, 828-286-5065, or e-mail lucy.calhoun@rutherfordregional.com.
 
Turkey Supper at 4 p.m. at Bill's Creek Community Enter in Lake Lure; $10 adults, 4-2 $3, carry outs available. Annual raffle for Bill's Creek Fire Department - $1 ticket or 6 for $5. Cash and many other drawings for prizes. 625-5517
 
Friday, November 22
Bluegrass music night with Rocky Creek at Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road. 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 meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. 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 meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton every Monday at 7 p.m. 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; 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. Free and open to the public. 
 
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 advance and $10 at door. Proceeds benefit the PATH Shelter & Noah’s House. 828-247-1440
 
Monday, December 9
Al-a-non meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton Mondays at 7 p.m. 288-2767.
 
Fairfield Mountains Chapel Women of the Church Christmas Walk from 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets $15 each; proceeds nonprofit groups in Rutherford County and surrounding areas. Advance tickets at Fairfield Mountains Chapel or at one of the homes or the Chapel on the day of the Walk. A luncheon will follow at the Lakeview Restaurant at Rumbling Bald Resort at 12:30 p.m. ($15 in advance). 625-2411.
 
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 meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton Mondays at 7 p.m. 288-2767.
 
Monday, December 23
Al-a-non meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton Mondays at 7 p.m. 288-2767.
 
Monday, December 30
Al-a-non meets at First United Methodist Church, 264 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton Mondays at 7 p.m. 288-2767.