Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Feb. 04, 2013 @ 07:30 PM

 

Today

Zoning board of adjustments — The Henderson Zoning Board of Adjustments will meet in the Henderson City Council Chambers at 3:30 p.m.

Board of education — The Vance County Board of Education committee on personnel will meet in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at 8:30 a.m.

Fruit tree pruning — Warren County Cooperative Extension will conduct a fruit tree pruning workshop today, 10:30 a.m., at a local home orchard between Warrenton and Henderson. The basics of pruning — all the major fruit crops, including apples, peaches, blueberries, figs, and more — will be covered. This workshop will be free, but attendees must register via telephone at (252) 257-3640 or e-mail paul_mckenzie@ncsu.edu. Directions will be provided upon registration. In the event of inclement weather, the workshop will be held indoors at the Warren County Extension Center, 158 Rafters Lane in Warrenton.

Lunch and Learn — The February session for Lunch and Learn will take place at noon. Mike McConchie will host the meeting at in the Granville County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Boardroom,124 Hillsboro St., Oxford. The topic will be “5 Proven Ways to Increase Profits!” Attendees should bring a bag lunch.

Business seminar — Alyssa Mako will present a free program, “ABC’s of Starting a Business,” at the Vance-Granville Community College Franklin campus today, from 1-3 p.m. Topics will include: “What does it take to be an entrepreneur?”, “Do I need a business plan?” and “Where can I get money?” Those interested should call (252) 738-3240 or email wearyt@vgcc.edu.

Online voting — Voting continues today for the Northern Vance High School engineering team, who have entered their Sirocco project into the 2013 Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation contest through North Carolina State University. To vote, visit ncsu.edu/iei/.

Ribbon cutting — Burnette Insurance Group, along with the Greater Franklin and Wake Forest Chamber, will host a ribbon cutting, today at noon, at 306 East Nash St., Louisburg. Daffy Burnette Leonard, owner, invites everyone to attend.

Survey continues — Citizens are encouraged to visit the Perry Memorial Library website at perrylibrary.org and click on the survey link in the middle of the page. This survey is being conducted as a part of the development of a new five year plan for library services.

 

Wednesday

Online voting — Voting continues today for the Northern Vance High School engineering team, who have entered their Sirocco project into the 2013 Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation contest through North Carolina State University. To vote, visit ncsu.edu/iei/.

Survey continues — Citizens are encouraged to visit the Perry Memorial Library website at perrylibrary.org and click on the survey link in the middle of the page. This survey is being conducted as a part of the development of a new five year plan for library services.

 

Thursday

Business seminar — Al Ware will present a free program, “The 17 Do’s of Starting a Business the Right Way,” in Room W432 on the Vance-Granville Community College Warren campus today, from 2-4 p.m. The program was designed for people who have recently started a business or are considering do so. Those interested should call (252) 738-3240 or email wearyt@vgcc.edu.

Online voting — Voting continues today for the Northern Vance High School engineering team, who have entered their Sirocco project into the 2013 Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation contest through North Carolina State University. To vote, visit ncsu.edu/iei/.

Community watch — Sagefield Development will hold its next community watch meeting today, at 6:30 p.m., at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church. Tony Mills, an agent with the N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement, will be the guest speaker. All residents are urged to attend.

Survey concludes — Today is the last day for citizens to visit the Perry Memorial Library website at perrylibrary.org and click on the survey link in the middle of the page. This survey is being conducted as a part of the development of a new five year plan for library services.

 

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.

Online voting — Voting continues today for the Northern Vance High School engineering team, who have entered their Sirocco project into the 2013 Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation contest through North Carolina State University. To vote, visit ncsu.edu/iei/.

Concert series event — The 2012-2013 Allen de Hart Concert Series at Louisburg College continues today, at 7:30 p.m., with an appearance by Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives. Doors will open at 7 p.m. All concert events will take place in the Frances Boyette Dickson Auditorium in the college’s Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available by calling the box office at (919) 497-3300 or toll-free at 1-866-773-6354; or at the door on the day of show. The box office, in the main lobby, is open Monday-Friday, from 1-5 p.m., as well as one and a half hours before show time.

Deadline — Franklin County will be conducting a Lunch and Learn session Feb. 13, from noon-1 p.m., at Wake Electric, 228 Park Ave., Youngsville. Coach Michael Washington, founder and managing partner of Action coach Business Coaching, will speak on the topic of “Retaining Great Employees.” Attendees will have the opportunity to network and sign in from 11:30-noon. Wake EMC will provide lunch. Attendees should RSVP no later than today by email at lduck@franklincountync.us or by calling (919) 554-1863.

 

Saturday

Online voting — Voting continues today for the Northern Vance High School engineering team, who have entered their Sirocco project into the 2013 Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation contest through North Carolina State University. To vote, visit ncsu.edu/iei/.

African American History Month — “Visions and Voices,” an African American History Month Saturday Series, will be featured at Warren County Memorial Library, 119 S. Front St., Warrenton, every Saturday, at noon, during the month of February. Rick Russell will present a tribute, “The Legacy of Renown Artist, Ruth Russell Williams,” sharing her life and artistic experiences.

 

Sunday

Online voting — Voting continues today for the Northern Vance High School engineering team, who have entered their Sirocco project into the 2013 Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation contest through North Carolina State University. To vote, visit ncsu.edu/iei/.

Community concert series — Originally scheduled for Jan. 25, the Henderson Community Concert Association presents violinist Ann Fontanella, today at 3 p.m., at the Vance-Granville Community College civic center auditorium. Admission is by season ticket only; there will be no tickets available at the door. For more information, call (252) 492-1726 or visit hcca.cc.

 

Monday

Online voting closes — The Northern Vance High School engineering team have entered their Sirocco project into the 2013 Emerging Issues Prize for Innovation contest through North Carolina State University. Today is the deadline to cast a vote. To do so, visit ncsu.edu/iei/.

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

Advisory board — A KLRW Advisory Board meeting will take place in the large conference room at Henderson City Hall today at 9:30 a.m.

Meet-and greet — The second annual Combined County elected Officials Reception, an informal meet-and-greet between area businesses and both elected and non-elected government officials, will be hosted by CenturyLink, 14111 Capital Blvd., Wake Forest, today, from 6-8 p.m. No registration is required to attend this free event. Officials from Franklin, Wake, Granville and Vance counties are welcome.

 

Feb. 12

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 W. 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.

Appearance committee — The Henderson Appearance Committee will meet today at the Henderson City Council Chambers at 3 p.m.

 

Feb. 15

Weight loss group — TOWN (Take Off Weight Now), a non-profit weight loss group, will meet at Ayco