Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Jun. 10, 2013 @ 05:40 PM

 

Today

Mental health plan — The Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets monthly to assist in developing and revising the mental health plan that drives mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services for the five county area. Consumers may attend these meetings on the second Tuesday of every month, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Vance-Granville Community College Warren campus, 210 Ridgeway St., Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton. Consumers can sign up to discuss issues from 6:15-6:30 p.m. For more information, call (252) 430-1330, ext. 3025 or 3050.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson. Breakfast will be served to attendees on the last Tuesday of the month, at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Safe Kids Henderson — Vance Coalition will be sponsoring a free child passenger safety car seat clinic at Great Beginnings Christian Childcare, 905 Americal Road, Henderson, to help with the car seat check, from 3-6 p.m.

Extension and Community Association — The Vance County Extension and Community Association will meet at 4 p.m. in the Extension Office, 305 Young St., Henderson. Both members and non-members are invited to attend. Atty. John Zollicoffer will speak on the topics of wills, estates and trusts.

Lunch & Learn — “10 Top Strategies for Increasing Sales” will be the topic for the Lunch & Learn session taking place in the Granville County Chamber of Commerce board room at noon. Attendees should bring their lunch with them. Email Wand at wanda@granville-chamber.com or call (919) 693-6125 to attend.

Board of directors — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors will meet at 8 a.m., at the Oxford chamber office, 124 Hillsboro St., Oxford.

 

Wednesday

Sidewalk dedication — Creedmoor’s Sidewalk Dedication, which will mark the completion of a sidewalk connecting elementary and high schools, will take place at 10 a.m. at the Creedmoor Gym, 108 E. Wilton Ave., Creedmoor.

 

Thursday

Canning/freezing workshops — The Can It & Freeze It Workshops will be held June 18 and 25, from 6-8:15 p.m., at the Granville County Extension Center. The cost is $5 for both sessions and registration/payment is required no later than today. More information can be found at: go.ncsu.edu/cifi or call (919) 603-1350.

Chess club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U.S. Chess Federation, meets at First United Methodist Church each Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Community watch — The Honorable District Court Judge Amanda E. Stevenson will speak during the Cobble Stone Community Watch meeting to be held at Raleigh Road Baptist Church today at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcomed to attend and bring friends. Refreshments will be served.

 

Friday

Weight loss group — TOWN (Take Off Weight Now), a non-profit weight loss group, will meet at Aycock Recreation Center at 11:30 a.m.

Deadline — Today is the last day farmers and producers in Vance and Warren counties may sign up for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Reserve Program. For more information, visit the Vance-Warren County FSA Service Center, 853 S. Beckford Drive, Suite B, Henderson; calling (252) 438-3134, ext. 2; or search fsa.usda.gov.

Meal and More — “Granville Primary Care - A Focus on Patient-Centered Care for the Entire Family” will be the theme for the free Oxford Meal and More session June 18, from 6-7 p.m., in Meeting Room 133 on the south campus of Vance-Granville Community College, 1547 South Campus Drive, Creedmoor Dr. Christopher Sorrels will be the speaker for this event. Those interested in attending must reserve seats no later than today. They may do so by calling (919) 690-3447; visiting ghsHospital.org/sgmm; or sending an email to sgmealandmore@granvillemedical.com.

Sunrise Forum — The Sunrise Forum for June will be held in the Cobb Center at the Masonic Home For Children, 600 College St., Oxford, at 8 a.m. A light breakfast and beverages will be served. Chris Richardson and Kevin Otis will give a presentation on the facility.

 

Saturday

Warren County Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open today, from 8 a.m.-noon, in the BB&T parking lot, at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets, in Warrenton.

Hike/plantation tour — The Fishing Creek Hike & Cherry Hill Plantation Tour will take place today, from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Cherry Hill Plantation, Warrenton. The event will begin with a hike along Fishing Creek, followed by a tour of the plantation house. Attendees should bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the lawn. Register online at secure.qgiv.com/for/trlc/event/20493/ or search tarriver.org/donate-support/events-outings/fishing-creek-cherry-hill/ for more information.

Horse and pony show — The Boydton Ruritan Club’s 53rd annual horse and pony show will take place at the Boydton Ballpark on Park Street. Registration is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., with classes to begin at 3 p.m. The fee is $4 for adults and $2 for children (12 and under). Class fees are $8 per (except for championship classes, which are $25). Coggins are required. The Boydton Fire Department will provide food and beverages. Call (434) 374-5242 or 738-0068 for more information. The rain date for this event is June 16.

 

Monday

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library is now offering a place every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m., in the board room for knitting, crocheting, and other “crafts involving strings and yarn.” This is a free program, sponsored by the library. The public is welcome to work on their own crafts or to simply come and learn.

 

June 18

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets on the third Tuesday of the month at the lodge, 401 Brodie Road, in Henderson. A meal is served before each lodge meeting at 6 p.m., followed by the Stated Communication at 7 p.m. All lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend. The monthly meeting is conducted on the third Tuesday of each month.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson. Breakfast will be served to attendees on the last Tuesday of the month, at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Granville-Vance District Health Department — The Granville-Vance District Health Department Board of Health will be meeting this month at the Granville County Health Dept., 101 Hunt Drive Oxford, at 7 p.m. This is a different location from the board’s regular meeting place.

Safe Kids Henderson — Vance Coalition and the bicycle unit at the Henderson Police Dept. will be sponsoring a bicycle rodeo safety course in parking lot of the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, from 12:30-4 p.m. Coalition members are needed to assist with this event.

Community watch — The West End Community Watch will meet at 6:30 p.m. The speaker for the evening will be Pam Hester of the Downtown Development Center.

 

June 20

Chess club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U.S. Chess Federation, meets at First United Methodist Church each Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

 

June 21

Weight loss group — TOWN (Take Off Weight Now), a non-profit weight loss group, will meet at Aycock Recreation Center at 11:30 a.m.

Father/daughter event — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., and the Vance Family Resource Center invite fathers (and father figures) to a Daddy & Daughter Date Night. At this event, fathers will treat their daughters to an evening of dinner, dancing and fun from 6-8 p.m. This event is free, but reservations are required. Call Jennifer Gregory at (252) 431-1400 to do so or for more information.

 

June 22

Warren County Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open today, from 8 a.m.-noon, in the BB&T parking lot, at the corner of East M