Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Jan. 08, 2013 @ 07:34 PM

 

 

 

Today

Lake Gaston Association — The Lake Gaston Association has invited Buddy Hyde, Brunswick County Emergency Preparedness coordinator, and Doug Young, Warren County Emergency Services director, to attend its monthly meeting today, at 9:30 a.m. Fire districts and ratings of the lake area, as well as coverage areas around the lake, will be discussed. This month, the meeting will take place at the Lake Gaston Lions Club, 139 Stanley Road, Henrico, near Wildwood Nursery.

 

Thursday

Writers group — The Franklin County Arts Council Night Writers Group meets every second and fourth Thursday night, at 7 p.m., at Full Circle Coffee Shop in Youngsville for critique and discussion of writing.

Granville Health System — There will be a meeting of the quality council at 6 p.m. in the board room.

Community watch — Cobble Stone Community Watch will conduct a meeting today, at 7 p.m., at Greater Ransom Way of the Cross Temple, 90 S. Lake Lodge Road.

Parks and recreation — Henderson-Vance Parks & Recreation Commission will meet at Aycock Recreation Center at noon.

Mental health plan — The 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., Building 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.

Peer support group — The Family Issues Peer Support Group for Adults will conduct its first session at Spiritual Connections Café, 221 S. Garnett St., Henderson, today from 6-7 p.m. This is a free, open support group to educate and help individuals who are dealing with family challenges by providing resource information and the opportunity for sharing in a supportive environment with peers. Participation in the group does not involve counseling. Meetings at this location will take place on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. For more information, contact Hicks by email at: familyissuescoach@gmail.com.

Crime watch — Stratford Hills Community Crime Watch will meet today, at 7 p.m., in the cafeteria at Western Vance High School. The guest speaker will be Charlie Forsythe, fire chief at Watkins Volunteer Fire Dept.

 

Friday

Granville Health System — The recognition committee will convene for a meeting in the chamber boardroom at noon.

Sunrise Forum — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a Sunrise Forum, to take place today, at 8 a.m., in the chamber board room, 124 Hillsboro St., Oxford. Gary Williams, a CPA with Winston, Williams, Creech, Evans & Company, will present a program on taxes.

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.

 

Saturday

Step show / MLK celebration — Southern Vance High School will host and sponsor its annual “MLK Jr. Holiday Step Show” in the school gym, 925 Garrett Road, Henderson, at 5 p.m. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Middle and high school step teams from Henderson, Warrenton, Durham, Raleigh, Greensboro, Rocky Mount and Wilson will be featured. Admission is $5 in advance or $7 on the day of the show. For more information or tickets, call (919) 616-8694 or (252) 767-9783.

 

Monday

Chamber — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Relay for Life Kick-off meeting today in Creedmoor. Contact Faicia Elliott at (919) 693-5278 for more information.

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.

Board of trustees — The Library Board of Trustees will meet in the Perry Memorial Library Board Room at 5 p.m.

City council — The Henderson City Council will conduct its regular meeting in the Henderson City Council Chambers at 6 p.m.

Peer support group — The Family Issues Peer Support Group for Adults meets every Monday at Maria Parham Medical Center - Center for Rehab, 566 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, from 6-7 p.m. This is a free, open support group to educate and help individuals who are dealing with family challenges by providing resource information and the opportunity for sharing in a supportive environment with peers. Participation in the group does not involve counseling. For more information, contact Hicks by email at: familyissuescoach@gmail.com.

 

Tuesday

Community watch — Carey Chapel Community Watch will hold its next meeting today, at 7 p.m., at the Aycock Recreation Center in Henderson. All area residents are invited to attend.

Chamber of commerce — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce will have an ambassadors meeting at 8 a.m. in the chamber boardroom.

Board of adjustment — The Granville County Board of Adjustment will hold a special-called meeting in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room in the auditorium at the Granville Expo and Convention Center at 4185 U.S. 15 S., Oxford, today, starting at 7 p.m.

Board of health — The Warren County Board of Health will hold its regular monthly meeting today, at 7 p.m., in the conference room at the Warren County Health Department.

 

Jan. 16

Small business seminar — A free seminar, “Tax Requirements for Small Business,” will be conducted today, from 9 a.m.-noon, in Building 7, Room 7107, at Vance-Granville Community College in Henderson. Attendees will receive information to help them understand requirements, important dates, what records should be kept, the actual filing process, triggers for tax audits, and steps toward preventing or surviving an audit.

 

Jan. 17

Writers group — The Second Cup Writers Group meets every first and third Wednesday morning, at 9:30 p.m., at Full Circle Coffee Shop in Youngsville for critique and discussion of writing.

Banquet and meeting — The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will host its 36th annual Banquet & Meeting at Green Hill Club, beginning at 6 p.m. The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the “Citizen of the Year” award. Tickets are on sale at the chamber office, 112 East Nash St., Louisburg; or from any chamber director. The cost is $25 per person, which includes dinner and entertainment. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, call (919) 496-3056.

 

Jan. 18

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.

 

Jan. 21

Peer support group — The Family Issues Peer Support Group for Adults meets every Monday at Maria Parham Medical Center - Center for Rehab, 566 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, from 6-7 p.m. This is a free, open support group to educate and help individuals who are dealing with family challenges by providing resource information and the opportunity for sharing in a supportive environment with peers. Participation in the group does not involve counseling. For more information, contact Hicks by email at: familyissuescoach@gmail.com.

 

Jan. 22

Granville Health System — The board of directors will conduct a meeting at 4:30 p.m. in the board room.

Granville Health System — The finance committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the board room.

Lung disease support group — The Four County Better Breathers Club is for people (and their family members) with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or other lung diseases. The club offers patient-focused, community-based educational opportunities and support to people with breathing difficulties. The next meeting will be held today, at noon, in Maria Parham Medical Center’s auditorium. Teri Spence, RN from the hospital, will speak on the topic of “Staying Healthy During the Cold & Flu Season.” Contact her at (252) 436-1573 for more information or to RSVP. Light refreshments will be provided by Sun Medical.