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Community News 05-02-2019

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Thursday - Saturday, May 2-4

What: Spring & Summer clothes. Prom dresses, $5 each. Scrubs, $2 set. Select items ½ off.

When: May 2-4, 9am-2pm

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

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

Friday, May 3

What: Wiregrass Band

When: May 3, 7pm

Where: Union Mills Learning Center, 6495 Hudlow Road, Union Mills

More Info: Meal: 6pm, $5. Join us!

What: Healthy Living Zumba Dancing Fundraiser

When: May 3, 6-7:30pm

Where: Grahmtown Community Center, 129 First Street, Forest City

More Info: Donations benefit the Grahamtown Community of Forest City. 828-229-3380

Saturday, May 4

What: Mayfest Outdoor Festival

When: May 4, 10am-5pm

Where: Main Street, Rutherfordton

More Info: All day Family Fun!

What: Mayfest Car, Truck, & Bike Show

When: May 4, register from 9am-12pm

Where: Main Street, Rutherfordton

More Info: Proceeds benefit Hospice of Rutherford County. 828-429-7500

Monday, May 6

What: Veterans Clothing Center and Meet & Greet Coffee. Free!

When: May 6, 10am-1pm

Where: American Legion Post 74, 2501 US 64/74A Hwy. Rutherfordton.

More Info: 1st Monday monthly. Snacks.

What: Mobile Food Pantry

When: May 6, 9am

Where: South Mountain Christian Camp, 1129 South Mountain Rd, Bostic

More Info: People receiving food need to arrive between 7-8:30am. Volunteers needed, arrive between 8:30-9am. 828-245-5603.

Tuesday, May 7

What: Blood Drive

When: May 7, 2-6pm

Where: Gilkey School Community Center, 217 Gilkey School Rd, Rutherfordton

More Info: 1-800-RED CROSS for apt.

Friday & Saturday, May 10-11

What: Lake Lure Spring Classic Boat & Auto Show

When: May 10-11, (Mother's Day Weekend)

Where: Lake Lure Beach & Town Center

More Info: Questions and registration: Sonya Ledford, 828-980-1727

Friday, May 17

What: Ladies Night Out

When: May 17, 6-10pm

Where: Empowerment Center, 548 US Hwy. 74 Bus, Bostic (old Moose Lodge).

More Info: Tickets: 800-381-9478.

Sunday, May 18

What: PAWS of Rutherford County FREE Rabies and Low Cost Vaccine Drive-Thru Clinic

When: May 18, 10am-2pm, rain or shine

Where: Rutherford County Health Department, enter from Fairgrounds Road and exit via Callahan-Koon Road.

More Info: Provided to Rutherford County residents as long as supplies last a& with proper ID. Dogs need to be 4 months old & cats 3 months old.


Ever been a victim of Domestic Violence? Never want to be? You are invited to the Domestic Violence Education/Support Meetings 1st Tuesday monthly, 6-8pm, facilitated by Dr. Johnnie Martin. Women only, free. Call Sally 828-245-1390 ext. 104 for location and more info.

Grahamtown Community Center: Provides free food on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to the community from 4pm-5pm. 129 First Street, Forest City. 828-229-3380.

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.

Advanced Care Planning: Private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Free Sessions. Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County 828-245-0095.

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.

Chase Corner Ministries Needs: Canned meat, vegetables, fruits, pasta & sauce, soups, crackers, rice, dried beans, kid friendly, mac-n-cheese, toiletry, Volunteers. 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-247-0096.

Book Club: Meets 2nd Monday of each month 10-11am at Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Road, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.

8'x9' Afghan Drawing (American flag - kneeling soldier). Drawing held Mon. July 1 (do not have to be present to win). Tickets sold at American Legion Post 423, Caroleen. Donation $1 each or 6 for $5. Afghan was made by Mrs. Susan Moore, wife of Buddy Moore

Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County: Program established for the purpose of obtaining info about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have information about a crime? Report is anonymously. You do not have to reveal your name. Your info could get you a cash reward. 828-286-8477.

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

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.

Genealogy Club: Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm. Open to anyone interesting in climbing their family tree or learning more about their ancestry. Mountains Branch Library, 150 Bill's Creek Rd, Lake Lure. 828-287-6392.

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.

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