Community News, March 5, 2013

Mar. 05, 2013 @ 12:41 AM

 

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.
 
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
 
Senior Center: needlework 9 a.m.; computer class 10-11 a.m.; yoga 10 a.m.; chair exercise 11:15 a.m.; diabetic support group 1 p.m.; archery practice Green Creek 1 p.m.
 
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
 
Senior Center: Wednesday walk 8:30 a.m.; Trip to Hamrick's 8:45; aerobics 8:45; stitchery 9 a.m.; line dancing 10 a.m.; oil art group 12:30; slow-moving exercise 12:30.
 
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.
 
Senior Center: needlework 9 a.m.; chair volleyball 10:30 a.m.;Bridge 12-4 p.m.; computer class 12:30-2 p.m.; Wii Fun 1 p.m.
 
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.
 
Senior Center: aerobics 8:45 a.m.; SilverStriders 9 a.m.; meet the staff and advisory board 10:15; slow-moving exercise 12:30 p.m.
 
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
 
Grace Outreach Drama Team Performance: Black Light Event: at 7 p.m. at Grace Missionary Methodist Church, corner of Kelly Rd and 221A, Caroleen. Come and Receive a Blessing!
 
Fish Fry: Concord Community Club from 4 until 8 p.m.; all you can eat; Adults $10, ages 6-10 $4, under 6 free, carry-outs $9.
 
Buffet Breakfast: at Gilkey School Community Center from  7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.; all you can eat - adults $5 ages 6-12 $3, under 6 free; sausage, bacon, livermush, gravy, biscuits and all the trimmings. Proceeds to help rebuild Old Gilkey 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
 
Senior Center: aerobics 8:45; SilverStridrs 9 a.m.; art group 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; crochet 9-11 a.m.; funtime cheerleading 11 a.m.; slow-moving exercise 12:30 p.m.;
 
Chase FFA Alumni Meeting at 7 p.m.; Agriculture Department, Chase High School; For more information contact Ashley at chaseffaalumni@gmail.com or (828) 447-3134
 
Tuesday March 12
American Legion Post 74 will hold a regular meeting. Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting to follow. American Legion Riders will meet following the regular meeting. Meeting will be held at the Legion Hut  947 US221S Rutherfordton.
 
Harris High School Alumni and Friends Breakfast: 9:00 a.m., Turner's Restaurant, (Back Dining Room) Chesnee, SC. All welcome, buffet, dutch treat. Please RSVP by Sat.. 3/9/13. For more info: Joan at 828-245-2658 or gerjoj@aol.com.
 
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
 
Senior Center: needlework 9 a.m.; computer class 10-11 a.m.; yoga 10 a.m.; craft time 10:30 a.m.
 
Wednesday, March 13
Senior Center: Wednesday walk 8:30 a.m.; aerobics 8:45 a.m.; stitchery 9 a.m.; line dancing 10 a.m.; craft time 10:30 a.m.; oil art group 12:30 p.m.; slow-moving exercise 12:30 p.m.
 
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.
 
Foothills Music Club, Inc. will present its Annual Organ Concert on at 3 P.M. at Tryon Presbyterian Church, 430 Harmon Field Road in Tryon. All contributions to FMC, Inc. go toward the Young Musicians Scholarship Program.
 
Senior Center: needlework 9 a.m.; pen pals 10:30 a.m.; bridge 12-4 p.m.; computer class 12:30-2 p.m.; Wii fun 1 p.m.
 
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.
 
Senior Center: aerobics 8:45; 9 a.m. Silver Striders; fun/fellowship/singing 10 a.m.; book club 10:30 a.m.;slow-moving exercise 12:30 p.m.; table tennis 1 p.m.
 
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.
 
Fish Fry: Prospect Baptist Church to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; from 4 to 7 p.m.; donations only. In honor of Blake Scruggs.
 
Saturday, March 16
4th Annual Renaissance Festival at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: held at the high school stadium (2527 US Highway 221-A) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is open to the public. There is no admission fee, but tickets will be sold for booth activities. Highlights will include archery tournament, human chess matches, and medieval dances. Local vendors will have food and crafts for sale. Call 828-657-9998 for more information.
 
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.
 
Community Awareness Event; from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; at Forest City Housing Authority, 147 East Spruce St., Forest City; music, dance, songs, face painting and more. Free food and 300 free boxes of household products/paper towels, toilet tissue, personal hygiene, baby diapers and pull-upsetc. These boxes will be given out on a first come first serve basis. Sponsored by Word of Deliverance in Chesnee.
 
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, March 29
Senior Center closed for Good Friday.
 
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