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GWRRA NC CHAPTER NC P-2

Meets 2nd Tuesday at Forest City Café, eat at 6:30pm, meet at 7:30pm. Anyone interested in motorcycles welcome, no matter the brand. Contact Charlie Cook 828-248-2754.

Genealogy Club

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm in Mountains Branch Library Comm. Room. Anyone interested in tracing their roots or learning about local history is invited to attend.

Rutherford Family Support Group: Meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6pm. Crawford Building; Rutherford Regional. Info: 2-1-1, ask A/B Group.

Crafternoons

Mountains Branch Library offers a "Crafternoon" for kids on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 4-5 pm. Simple crafts & a snack.

PAWS of RC

Bringing No-Kill to Rutherford County. Low Cost Spay/ Neuter, Pet Re-Homing, Pet Food Pantry. Help us save lives by becoming a foster. (PAWS) Pets Are Worth Saving! Toll free 1-888-422-7303. Email: pawsofrc@gmail.com. Donate at: www.pawsrc.org

Rutherford County Humane Society Thrift Shop

Wed.-Sat., 10am-4pm. Lamps & lighting ½ price. Proceeds to Rutherford County Humane Society, a no-kill, non-profit 501(C)(3) animal rescue. We accept donations of food & supplies for dogs/cats waiting to be adopted. Tax deductible. 828-625-1042. 305 Buffalo Creek Rd., Lake Lure.

Washburn Community Outreach Center

Big June Sale Thurs. Fri. & Sat., June 9, 10, 11, 9am-2pm. ½ off all ladies Capris, Shorts, Pants & Swimwear. Also, .25¢ & .50¢ sale on selected clothing through out the store. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

Sat. June 11, 10-11am (rain date: June 18). The Merry Minstrels will play lap dulcimers at the west end of the bridge. Tues. June 14, 10am. Container Gardening with Herbs class led by master gardener Charlotte Gardner.

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic

Sat. June 11, 12-1pm at Thunder Road Animal Hospital; 827 Thunder Rd., Spindale. Rabies shots and other discounted vaccines available for your pets. Keep your pets healthy and legal! 828-286-0033.

Buffet Breakfast

The Gilkey School Community Center will have a Buffet Breakfast, Sat. June 11, 7am-10am. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, kids 5 and under free. Proceeds goes to help Support The Community Center.

2nd Harvest Mobile Food truck

Tues. June 14, 10am. First Baptist Spindale Church; 105 E Wilson St., Forest City. First come, first serve. Info, Chase Corner Ministries 828-247-0096.

Town of Rutherfordton

A public workshop will be held to seek input for the community in needed pedestrian and bicycle improvements on Thurs. June 16, 5-7pm in the Community Hall of the Woodrow Jones Building; 146. N. Main St. 828-287-3520.

Casar's Friends of the Park

Presents FREE movie night at Casar Park, Fri. June 17, 8:45pm. Movie is Zootopia! Make sure to bring a blanket & chairs. Snacks will be available for purchase at the hut. Children 16 & under must have an adult present.

Blood Drives

•Sat. June 18, 7:30am-12pm at Cliffside Masonic Lodge; Old Main St., Cliffside. For appt call Joe Buss at 864-494-8458. •Mon. June 27, 2:30pm-7pm at Ellenboro Community at the Bethel Baptist Church; 479 Main St., Ellenboro. For appt call Betty Gilbert at 828-453-8959.

Willow Ridge Rehab & Living Center

3rd Annual Car Show, "Cars for the Cure" Sat. June 25, 12pm-3pm at Rocky's Bar & Grill; behind Denny's on US 74. Registration 9am-12. Entry fee, $20 includes free meal. Top 25, Best Ford, GM, Chrysler, Rat Rod & In Show. Proceeds go to Relay For Life. Info, 828-289-4631 or 828-429-1181.

Rutherford County Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Day Camp, June 27-July 2, 8:30am-3pm. Sign up now! Rising 1st-6th grade at First Baptist Church, Forest City. Info; lmjulian71@gmail.com or linda.pruett@gmail.com

Rutherford County Library

FREE music lessons through our website at www.rutherfordcountylibrary.org, click on the "ArtistWorks for Libraries" link. You will have to have your library card number to set up your account as well as an email address. Once you have set up your account, click on the instrument you would like to learn to watch lessons from Grammy and award-winning artists. Lessons go from beginners to intermediates. There is NO COST! 828-287-6115.

Hospice In Need of Items: Trash bags, laundry detergent, cleaning products dish detergent, Lysol spray, liquid hand soap, paper towels, Kleenex tissue, toilet tissue, etc. Info: 828-245-0095.

Grace of God Rescue Mission needed items: Sectional plates, bowls, plastic forks & spoons, cups, napkins, paper towels, gallon canned foods, personal hygiene items, coffee, sugar & cleaning items. 828-245-9141.

Lighthouse Haven Men's Homeless Shelter

Needed Items: Cups, toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, sugar, creamer, coffee, cleaning items, personal hygiene items, canned food. 199 W. Main St., Spindale. 828-755-5986.

Are You Ok Phone Reassurance Program: Designed to check on senior citizens & help them & 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.

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. Crime Stoppers, 828-286-8477.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Weekly meetings: Monday 7pm Women's meeting, Thursday 7pm open meeting. 1st Presbyterian Church; 438 West Main St., Forest City. Providing support for recovery for 80 years!

Education/Support Group

Female Teen Domestic Violence Ed/Support Group will meet w/Dr. Johnnie Martin, every Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30pm. Come learn the warning signs of possibly abusive relationships and controlling behaviors. 828-245-1390 Ext. 104 (Sally) for location and details. Funded by The Rutherford County Endowment Fund.

Al-A-Non Family Groups

Patience AFG: Mondays, 7pm at Rutherford UMC. 828-288-2767. Lake Lure AFG; Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Mountains Branch Library. 828-748-8583. Info: www.al-anon.alateen.org

Mastectomy Fittings: By appointment; Rutherford Regional's Cancer Resource Center; fittings provided by Smith's Drugs, Forest City; for appt. call 828-245-4596.

Advance Care Planning: Sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Free Sessions. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County 828-245-0095 to schedule an appt.

Unity, Service, Recovery

Do you have a desire to stop drinking? Looking to find a local AA meeting? The Lake Lure Group meets at Fairfield Mountains Chapel in the fellowship hall; 1384 Buffalo Creek Road, Lake Lure, NC 28746. Monday at 6:30pm & Friday at 5:30pm.

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