Community News, February 21, 2013

Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:33 AM

 

Isothermal Continuing Education classes starting in March: Catering for a Crowd, Puppetry for  Dummies, Cosmetology CEU Class, Beginning Spanish, Computer Fundamentals II, Pharmacy Tech Cert Exam Prep, Yoga, Fitness Swim, Microsoft Word, Wine Appreciation, E-mailing Basics, Concealed Carry Handgun Class, Electrician CEU Class, Water Exercise, Cake Decorating-Advanced, Organizing Your Computer, Meal Magic, Spring Hair Styles. To register, or for more information, contact the Continuing Education Dept. at 286-3636, option 2, then option 1.
 
Chase Corner Ministries is having a half-price sale on all coats, jackets, and hoodies from now until Friday, March 1.
 
 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.
 
Thursday, February 21
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
 
Diabetes Support Group meeting: 6 to 8 p.m., Norris Biggs Classroom, Rutherford Regional Medical Center; for more information, call 828-286-5502.
 
Senior Center: Hot Water Activity at 10:30 a.m. 
 
RCVAG: Open Studio - all painters welcome; at Visual Arts Guild in Rutherfordton from 12 - 3 p.m.; Rutherfordton; 828-288-5009 for information
 
Retail Selling Secrets – Russ Seagle – 6 to 9 p.m. Foundation Building at ICC, Maple Room
 
Poor Man's Supper: American Legion Post 423, Boss Moore Road, Caroleen; 5 until 7 p.m.; Adults $6, Child 12 and under $3; take out is available.
 
$2 Bag Sale on Winter Clothing: Washburn Community Outreach Center. Thursday - Saturday; Spring and Summer clothing not included in bag sale. Store hours 9  a.m.- 2 p.m., Thursday-Saturday. For more information call 828-245-5603.
 
Retail Selling Secrets – Russ Seagle – 6 - 9 p.m. in the Foundation Building, Maple Room. Packed with information to give you and your team the tools you need to close more sales and win lifelong friends. You just have to know what buyers want and how to help them get it.
 
TJCA-CFA Dance Project presents the ballet Sleeping Beauty at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Leitner Auditorium; admission is free; donations are welcome; Bake sale and silent auction also.
 
Friday, February 22
Senior Center: Meet the Staff at 10:30 a.m.
 
Union Mills Learning Center's Music at the Mills: Supper 6 pm, Music 7 pm; featuring Carolina Thunder & Crystal River
 
Saturday, February 23
Free Financial Aid Workshop: Cleveland Community College; 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Student Activities Center. Interested participants should register by visiting the College Foundation of North Carolina website at www.CFNC.org/FAFSAday and click on “CFNC Events," or by calling CFNC at (866) 866-CFNC. For more information on FAFSA Day call the Financial Aid Office at Cleveland Community College at (704) 669-4028.
 
All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner at Whitehouse Community Center, 5408 Painters Gap Road, Union Mills; 4 p.m. until; live music; adults $7, child 6-12 -  $3, under 6 free.
 
Lost Playwrights will meet from 2 until 4 p.m. at the home of Sam Stone, 300 Glendale Avenue in Hendersonville. Anyone interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing is invited. No dues. For directions email ludy@shelby.net
 
Young at Heart Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Rollins Cafeteria in Forest City.
 
Monday, February 25
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: Musical Performance - The Angel Band from Lake Lure at 10:30 a.m.
 
Tuesday, February 26
Senior Center: Wear Black Day in recognition of Johnny Cash's birthday. At 10:30 learn about Heart Healthy Habits.
 
Chase Corner Ministries is co-sponsoring a Mobile Food Pantry at Providence United Methodist Church on 161 Providence Church Road in Forest City. The giveaway begins at 10 a.m. Please call 828-247-0096 if you have questions.
 
Wednesday, February 27
Senior Center: Craft Time with Lavada Wall at 10:30 a.m.
 
Thursday, February 28
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.
 
Senior Center: Senior Pictionary Fun at 10:30 a.m.
 
Senior Center: Birthday Recognition at 11:30 a.m.
 
Saturday March 2
Entire Washburn Community Outreach Center will be 50% off to make room for all the Spring/Summer merchandise.
 
Baby and Me Club for Siblings: Saturday, March 2, 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.
 
Country Ham and Chicken Pie Supper at Mt. Vernon Community Club House from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Cost $8 adults, $5 children ages 6-12, children 5 under free. Sponsored by Mt. Vernon Community Club. All you can eat 
 
Monday, March 4
Pink Ladies Support Group: First Monday 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.
 
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, March 5
Childbirth Education Class: Tuesdays for four weeks, beginning March 5, 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.
 
Thursday, March 7
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. 
 
Monday, March 11
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: Monday, March 11, 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.
 
Thursday, March 14
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.  
 
Friday, March 15
Trinity School Golf Tournament: at Meadowbrook Golf Club; 1 p.m. shotgun start; 4-man teams, $50 per golfer; Mulligan package for each golfer; captain's choice; 60+ senior tees; sponsorships available; awards for closest to pin and the longest drive; call 828-429-1319 or 828-286-3900.
 
Saturday, March 16
Gourd-eous Eggs Workshop: fill your Easter basket with a uniquely beautiful egg! Time10:30-11:30 a.m. at RCVAG, Rutherfordton. Instructor: Susan Brooks. Cost: Class fee $10. Supply fee $10. Call 828-288-5009 to register
 
Sunday, March 17
Get Mugged at RCVAG. Tickets on sale now. Attend our drop-in reception and pick up your unique one of a kind mug crafted by a guild potter filled with treats. Call 828-288-5009 for information
 
Monday, March 18
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, March 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.
 
Thursday, March 21
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. 
 
Saturday, March 23
TJCA New Century Scholars' 4th Annual Pet Event/Fundraiser for the Community Pet Center and Humane Society; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.;  Any animal related businesses that would like to have a booth need to contact Jennifer Powell at 828-657-9998, Ext. 7 or jpowell@tjca.org by February 28 to reserve a space.
 
18-Hole Par 3 2-Person Best Ball Golf Tournament: at Challenger 3 in Shelby; lunch at 12 p.m., tee time at 1 p.m.; $60 per team (2 persons); door prizes and closest to pin prize; proceeds to benefit Wilson Baptist Church Youth. Call 828-429-6806 oe e-mail billy.bostic@gmail.com
 
Monday, March 11
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.
 
Saturday, March 23
One-Day Childbirth Education Class: One day class, Saturday, March 23, 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.
 
Monday, March 25
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, March 28
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. 
 
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.
 
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