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Thurs.-Sat., January 10-12

What: Big Clearance Sale, 50% off!

When: Jan. 10-12, 9am-2pm

Where: Washburn Community Outreach Center, 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd, Bostic.

More Info: Mobile food pantry for Rutherford County residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 828-245-5603.

Friday, January 11

What: Art Lessons for Kids

When: Fri. Jan. 11, 3:30pm

Where: Mountains Branch Library, Lake Lure

More Info: Make an animal collage! Ages 4 and up

Saturday, January 12

What: Buffet Breakfast

When: Jan. 12, 7am-10am

Where: Gilkey School Community Center

More Info: Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, kids 5 and under $3. Proceeds support the Community Center.

Monday, January 14

What: Celebration of the MLK Program

When: Jan. 21, 9:45am there will be a walk to the Court House lawn from Greene Street Rutherfordton

Where: Court House Lawn, Rutherfordton

More Info: Guest Speakers & Community Choirs, 10am-1pm. 828-447-2674

What: Blood Drive

When: January 14, 2pm-6:30pm

Where: First Baptist Church Rutherfordton, 246 North Main Street, Rutherfordton

More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD for appt.

Tuesday, January 15

What: Blood Drive

When: January 15, 11am-3:30pm

Where: Wal-Mart, 197 Plaza Drive, Forest City

More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD for appt.

What: Blood Drive

When: January 15, 3pm-7pm

Where: Cedar Grove UMC, 406 Toney Road, Bostic

More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD for appt.

Thursday, January 17

What: Spaghetti supper, $8

When: Jan. 17, 5:30-6:45pm

Where: RS Central High School Cafeteria

More Info: Proceeds to help your Neighbor in Need in Rutherford Co. Chase Corner Ministries 828-247-0096


DAV, Chapter #25 Rutherford County: Meetings on the 2nd Monday of every month, Dinner at 6pm, meeting to follow. National Guard Armory, Withrow Road, Forest City We are needing some new members to help us to be able to accomplish our mission of helping our veterans needing assistance. Question or concerns please contact Commander Rickey Barber SR, 828-460-8281.

Veterans Clothing Center and Meet & Greet Coffee: Free! 1st Monday of the month, 10am-1pm. Snacks provided. American Legion Post 74, 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.

New AA Meeting: Sundays, 11:30am. Rectory of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Bat Cave.

Al-A-Non Family Groups: Patience AFG: Mondays, 7-8pm at Perry Moore House in Rutherfordton, 828-288-2767. Lake Lure AFG; Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Mountains Branch Library, 828-748-8583.

Support Group: Parents as Leaders (PALS) a parent and family support group of pre-school aged children, meets weekly to discuss issues, concerns and the joys of raising young children. 828-286-3901.

GWRRA NC CHAPTER NC P-2: Meets monthly 2nd Tuesday at The Shak in Forest City. Meal 6:30pm, meeting 7:30pm. Anyone interested in motorcycles is welcome, no matter the brand. Charlie Cook, 828-248-2754.

Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers Support Group: Every 3rd Tuesday monthly, 6:30pm. Perry Moore House; Main St., Rutherfordton. 828-287-5475.

Isothermal Amateur Radio Club: Monthly meeting every 3rd Tuesday, 7pm at the County Annex Building on Main St., Rutherfordton. Don Whisnant, 828-453-1698 or Bob Cooley, 828-429-2924.

Veterans Meal: 3rd Tuesday every month, 5pm. Willow Ridge Rehab; 237 Tryon Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-286-7200.

Sons of Confederate Veterans: Lt. William Corbitt Camp #525 invites you to visit with us every 3rd Friday at the County Annex Bldg; 289 N. Main St., Rutherfordton. Meet at 6:30pm for refreshments and 7pm meeting. 828-305-8654 or 828-287-3412.

Coffee & Conversation: Coffee Social for Veterans every 3rd Thursday monthly, 9-10:30am. Rutherford County Veteran Service Office, 303 Fairground Rd, Spindale. 828-287-6185.

Bingo in Green Hill at the American Legion Post 74. Doors open 6pm, Bingo at 7pm. 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton. 828-395-2223.

Beginner Beekeeping School

Rutherford County Beekeepers Association. Begins Jan. 19 thru Feb 16, (Saturdays), 8am-12pm at Rutherford County Administration Office; 289 N. Main St., Rutherfordton. Pre-register $45 or $50 the first day of classes. The course covers the basics of what you need to know to get started in the world of beekeeping. Register on Jan. 19, 8am. To pre-register email: rutherfordcountyncbeekeepers@gmail.com

Annual Coat Drive: The Gilkey School Community Center Annual Coat Drive. If you have any coats give us a call. We also are taking Blankets, Sheets, Gloves, and Toboggans. For deliver or pickup contact. Gail Parton 828-287-4830, Hilda Roper 828-287-5673 or Kay Deyton 828-286-1172.

Are You Ok Phone Reassurance Program: Designed to check on senior citizens & help them & their family have peace of mind. Provides a knowledge that someone cares and will check on them. No cost for program. Contact Lt. Godlock, 828-287-6395. Rutherford Co. Sheriff Office.

Chase Corner Ministries: Looking for a way to make a difference in your community in the New Year? We have vast opportunities. Volunteers needed with all types of experience- no experience or you may have specialized skills. All you need is a willing attitude to help your Neighbor in Need. In need of servant-hearted people who want to give back to their community. Open 8:30am-2:30pm, M-F. www.facebook.com/foodpantrymobile, 828-247-0096, or stop by and take a tour.

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