Saturday, January 5
What: Grief Support Group
When: January 5, 10am to noon
Where: Lake Lure Baptist Church
More Info: GriefShare, a 13 week grief support group providing help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend. Call Nancy Kittner 847-437-0994
What: Blood Drive
When: January 5, 9am-1pm
Where: Apostolic of Rutherford County
More Info: 1-888-59-BLOOD to make an appt.
Thursday, January 17
What: Spaghetti supper, $8
When: Jan. 17, 5:30-6:45pm
Where: RS Central High School Cafeteria
More Info: Proceeds go to help your Neighbor in Need in Rutherford County. Chase Corner Ministries, 828-247-0096
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.
DAV, Chapter #25: Welcomes all veterans to attend our monthly meetings held the 2nd Monday of each month. Potluck Dinner is provided 6pm, meeting at 7pm. 828-288-1595. National Guard Armory; Withrow Rd, Forest City.
Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregivers Support Group: Every 3rd Tuesday of each month, 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.
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.
Coffee and Conversation: Coffee Social for Veterans every 3rd Thursday in the month, 9am-10:30am. Rutherford County Veteran Service Office, 303 Fairground Road, Spindale. 828-287-6185.
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.
Sons of Confederate Veterans: Lt. William Corbitt Camp #525 invites you to visit with us every 3rd Friday at the County Annex Building; 289 N. Main St., Rutherfordton. Meet at 6:30pm for refreshments and 7pm meeting. 828-305-8654 or 828-287-3412.
Paws of Rutherford County: Free Spay and Neuter for all RC Bully Breeds and for other breeds who's owners are on public assistance. This will last until our funds run out. To make an appt, call 888-422-7303.
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.
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.