Community News, February 23, 2013

Feb. 23, 2013 @ 12:36 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.
 
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.
 
Rutherford County Democratic Party Covered dish supper at 6 p.m. followed by general meeting at 6:30 p.m; Headquarters at 142 West Main St in Forest City. contact: rutherfordncdems@yahoo.com
 
Friday, March 1
Play Dough Palooza at KidSenses! We’ll use lots of play dough and molds to create magnificent artistic creations. 5:30 until 8 p.m.
 
Saturday, March 2
Vegetable Print Studio at KidSenses. We’ll use ordinary vegetables as brushes and stamps to create a beautiful artistic masterpiece. 1 until 4 p.m.
 
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 
 
Blood Drive: Morgan Layton Senior Project, 250 Hudlow Rd., Forest City, 12 p.m. ‑ 3 p.m.
 
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. 
 
Saturday, March 9
Free CPR Class: Call Rodney (828) 305-0987 for more information.
 
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: 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