Community News, March 1, 2013

Mar. 01, 2013 @ 12:11 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.
 
Free CPR Class: Call Rodney (828) 305-0987 for more information and to register..
 
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.
 
GrassRoots Rutherford Meeting at 7 p.m.; potluck dinner at the Senior Center/Extension Office on Callahan Koon Road in Spindale.  
 
The Rutherford County Shag Club will meet and dance at the Forest City Diner. Music starts at 8 p.m. Mike McDaniel from Shelby will DJ. All members and guests welcome to attend. Beginner shag lessons to start in April. For information on shag club or shag lessons call 287-9228.
 
SWEEP (Solid Waste Environmental Education Panel) will meet at noon at GDS at 141 Fairground Road. If you are concerned about recycling and our environment, please come to this meeting. For more information go to: www.sweeprecycles.com
 
Hotdog Plate: Agape Ministries, 420 S. Broadway, Forest City; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; $5 plate (2 hotdogs w/trimmings, bag of chips, dessert and soda).
 
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.
Fish Fry and Rib Plates: Unionville Lodge, Ledbetter Road, Spindale; 11 a.m. until; $7 plates with all the trimmings; Sandwiches $3.50; NY Style Hot Dogs $2; proceeds for building fund.
 
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.
 
Rutherford County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting Notice: a Special Meeting of the Rutherford County Board of Commissioners will be held on March 4, 2013 at 5:00 P.M. at the Rutherford County Office Building, 289 North Main Street, Rutherfordton, North Carolina in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room. 
 
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.
 
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.
 
Caroleen-Cliffside Democratic Party Precinct Meeting  at 7 p.m. at Cliffside Baptist Church, 220 N Main St, Cliffside 
 
Ellenboro Democratic Party Precinct Meeting at 7 p.m. at Ellenboro Fire Department, 175 Depot St, Ellenboro 
 
Rutherfordton Democratic Precinct Meetings (Precincts #1 and #2) at 7 p.m. at County Annex Building, 289 N Main St, Rutherfordton
 
Spindale Democratic Precinct Meeting at 7 p.m. at Spindale House, 119 Tanner St, Spindale
 
Forest City Democratic Precinct Meetings (Precincts #1 and #2) at 7 p.m. at Rutherford County Democratic Headquarters,
142 E Main St, Forest City
 
HOPE Grief Support Group will take place on March 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 6 p.m. at Hospice of Rutherford County’s Center of Living. This is a free support group for any adult who has lost a loved one. Please call 245-0095 to register or for more information.
 
Collecting Delinquent Accounts – Harry Ponder – 6 to 9 p.m. in the Foundation Building, Maple Room; understand the importance of having a meaningful collection policy and making sure their Accounts Receivables are not absorbing their working capital.
 
Duncan's Creek-Golden Valley Democratic Party Precinct Meeting: Hollis Fire Station, 3365 Hollis Road, Ellenboro at 7 pm 
 
Gilkey-Morgan Democratic Party Precinct Meeting: 202 Flack Road, Gilkey at 7 p.m.
 
Watercolor Classes; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; RCVAG, Rutherfordton; Beginner & Intermediate  Instructor: Linda McGregor. Call 828-288-5009 for more information
 
Wednesday, March 6
Open Studio: Work at your own pace. Bring in your art and work with other artists. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; at RCVAG, Rutherfordton;
call 828-288-5009 for information
 
Griffith Rutherford NSDAR Chapter Meeting: at 3:00 p.m. at The Hut, Toms Street, Rutherfordton, NC
 
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. 
 
Building Your Business on eBay – Nick Hawks – 6 - 9 p.m. in the Business Sciences Building, Room 112; how to establish a continual retail presence on eBay.  
 
Open Studio: A perfect time and place to get back into art as you work on your own work with other artists. at RCVAG, Rutherfordton from 12 - 3 p.m. Call 828-288-5009 for information.
 
Friday, March 8
Disabled American Veterans Yard Sale: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Armory on Withrow Road, Friday and Saturday. Donations accepted - contact Billy Seay at 245-1435. Proceeds to help disabled veterans of Rutherford County.
 
Saturday, March 9
Free CPR Class: Call Rodney (828) 305-0987 for more information.
 
Multi Family Yard Sale: Trinity Christian School in gymnasium, 299 Deter St., Rutherfordton; from 8 a.m. until noon; proceeds benefit school
 
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.
 
Camp Creek-Mt. Vernon Democratic Precinct Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Hudlow Fire Station #2, 3572 US Hwy. 64, Rutherfordton
 
Tuesday, March 12
Bostic-Sunshine Democratic Party Precinct Meeting at 7 p.m. at Sunshine Community Clubhouse, Calton Rd, Bostic 
 
Union Democratic Party Precinct Meeting: at  7 p.m. at West Point Baptist Church, 1160 Union Rd, Rutherfordton
 
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.  
 
GRACE Support Group: at 6 p.m. at Race Path Baptist Church. Meetings are for anyone in the community caring for a loved one with a long term illness. Call Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 for more information.
 
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.
 
Widow/Widower’s Lunch Bunch: from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Ryan’s in Forest City for anyone in the community who has lost a spouse. Joey Revis will present information about Advance Care Planning. This is a dutch treat lunch and participants must register in order to reserve lunch. Call Hospice of Rutherford County at 245-0095 for more information.
 
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
 
The Pilot Club of Rutherford County would like to invite you to our Ladies Spring Brunch at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Forest City, NC. Enter through the lower entrance. There will be brunch, an auction and lots of fun. Contact any member or Dianne Lambert at 245-0005 for tickets. Tickets are $12.
 
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
 
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.
 
4th Annual Fundraiser for Community Pet Center and Rutherford County Humane society: pet adoption drive, rabies clinic, raffle sale, bake sale and pet contests; 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, 2527 US Hwy. 221A, Mooresboro.
 
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