Sunday, February 10, 2013

Feb. 09, 2013 @ 07:52 PM

Today

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

DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV will meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. These meetings take place at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett St., Henderson. All members are encouraged to attend.

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 at the Henderson City Council Chambers today 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.

Quilting guild — The February meeting of the local quilt guild, Vance Quilts ‘R Us, will take place in the dining room of the Senior Citizen’s Center on Garnett Street in Henderson. A social will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the meeting proper at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to both quilters and anyone interested in learning about it.

Board of education — The Vance County Board of Education will meet on today, at 7 p.m., in the Administrative Services Center Board Room, 1724 Graham Ave., Henderson.

Genealogical society — The Vance County Genealogical Society will have its monthly meeting today, at 6:3 p.m., in the North Carolina History Room at Perry Memorial Library. William Owens, a society member, will conduct an on-site interview with 99-year-old Johnnie Jacqueline Young Mimms Sanders, the daughter to a stone mason/well digger. All members and interested persons are encouraged to attend.

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.

Board of directors — The Vance Charter School Board of Directors will meet today at 7 p.m. in the school’s media center.

Beekeepers club — The Kerr/ Tar Beekeepers Club will meet today, at 7 p.m., in the upstairs conference room at the Vance County Cooperative Extension Center, 305 Young St., Henderson. Anyone interested in beekeeping and becoming a member is urged to attend. For more information, contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 or wayne_rowland@ncsu.edu

 

Tuesday

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.

Genealogy research — Kay Tillotson from the State Library of North Carolina will present a program entitled “Tips and Tools for Beginning Your Genealogy Research,” today, at 11 a.m.

RSVP deadline — The Health Care Reform Forum is scheduled for Feb. 19, from 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m., at Louisburg College, in the Alumni Room. Marci Wilding, director of government relations at Novant Health, and Mike Smith, regional sales executive for Blue Cross and Blue Shield, will discuss the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. Breakfast will be served. For more information, contact the Greater Franklin Chamber of Commerce at (919) 496-3056 or RSVP to bfuller@franklin-chamber.org no later than today.

Retirement/long term care workshop — June-Neri Financial will host workshop concerning Asset-Care, a program designed to cover long-term care, today, at 6 p.m., at Full Circle, 120E Maint St., Suite B, Youngsville. Space is limited, so call Kim Poole at (919) 554-9318 to RSVP.

 

Thursday

Peer support group — The Family Issues Peer Support Group for Adults meets every second and fourth Thursday at Spiritual Connections Café, 221 S. Garnett St., 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.

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

Quality council — Granville Health System will conduct its monthly quality council meeting today, 6 p.m., in the first floor conference room at Granville Medical Center.

 

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.

 

Feb. 18

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.

 

Feb. 19

Community watch — The West End Community Watch group will meeting today, 6:30 p.m., at West End Baptist Church. Chad Coffey, a conceal and carry instructor, will talk about firearm safety in the home. Anny interested citizens are welcome to attend.

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.

 

Feb. 21

Human relations — The Human Relations Commission will meet at the Henderson City Council Chambers today at 7 p.m.

 

Feb. 22

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.