Thursday, November 14, 2013

Nov. 13, 2013 @ 05:58 PM

TODAY

Business roundtable — The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Roundtable begins at noon in the chamber’s board room; Jack Smally will present “Faces of Change”; lunch is $10, provided by Simply Delicious; for more information, contact the chamber at (252) 438-8414.

Lion’s Club — The Henderson Lion’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club; for more information, contact Darlynn Oxendine at (252) 438-8034.

Breastfeeding Support Group — the Maria Parham Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Center for Rehabilitation conference room in the Brodie-Waddill Building; group led by a lactation consultant from Maria Parham; free and open only to active breastfeeding mothers and their babies; for questions, call (252) 436-1414.

Parks and Recreation — Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation Commission meets at noon at the Aycock Recreation Center.

NCRSP — The Vance County Unit of N.C. Retired School Personnel meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant on the second Thursday of the month from September through April.; open to all Vance County retired school personnel.

Southern Vance — Job interview and time management workshop for 12th grade students and their parents at 6:30 p.m. in the drama room of Southern Vance High School; how to interview for a job, organization and time managements skills; guest speaker Anesha Pittman of Miller-Motte College; for more information contact Tannis Jenkins at (252) 430-6000.

Business Network — Tony Woodlief of Farm Bureau will give a presentation on the Affordable Care Act at 7:30 a.m. at the Granville County Chamber of Commerce; presented by the Vance-Granville Business Network; for more information visit vgbiznet.com or email joy.doughty@vgbiznet.com.

Poultry show — N.C. Cooperative Extension 2013 4-H Poultry Show and Sale at the Warren County Fairgrounds, 429 Ridgeway Street, Warrenton; poultry check-in at 3 p.m., show at 4:15 p.m., auction registration at 5 p.m.


FRIDAY

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

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.

SATURDAY

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.

Townsville Lions — Annual fish fry and holiday bazaar from 4 to 7 p.m. at New Hope Elementary School; eat in the cafeteria or pick up at the side door; $7 per plate; tickets available at the door or from any Townsville Lion; will raise funds for the school.

John R. Hawkins — John R. Hawkins Alumni and Friends, Inc., executive board meeting at 10 a.m. in the community room of the Warren County Memorial Library; officers and committee chairpersons are asked to attend.

SUNDAY

Perry Memorial Library — “Afternoon with the Author” at 2 p.m. at the library with the authors of “Star of the South: the Corbitt Truck Company Story”; free and open to the public.

MONDAY

Volunteer Training — Volunteer training at Community Homecare and Hospice from 6 to 9 p.m.; 152 Zeb Robinson Road; contact Aaron Klink at (252) 430-7760 for more information.

Library Board — The Library Board of Trustees meets at 5 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library.

Vance Charter — The board of directors of Vance Charter School meets at 7 p.m. in the media center at the school.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from noon to 2 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Genealogical society — The Vance County Genealogical Society 1881, Inc., meets at 1 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library; Faye Orr will speak on the lineage of “The Sanford Family.”

TUESDAY

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the lodge, 401 Brodie Road, Henderson; meal is served 6 p.m.; Stated Communication at 7 p.m.; all lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from noon to 2 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

WEDNESDAY

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center November fundraiser, “Books are fun,” is from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at the J.T. Church Classroom in the hospital.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 3 to 8 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.


NOV. 21

Human Relations — The Human Relations Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the city council chambers.

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center November fundraiser, “Books are fun,” is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the J.T. Church Classroom in the hospital.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 2 to 4 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Public hearing — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is holding a public hearing on the agency’s community service block grant proposal for 2014-2015 at 10 a.m. at 180 South Beckford Drive, Henderson.

Crimie Prevention Council — The Vance County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road; the Vance Gang Awareness Partnership will meet immediately after.


NOV. 22

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

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 3 to 5 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.


NOV. 23

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Gobble Gallop — Gobble Gallop 2013 begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Henderson Police Department; check-in begins at 8 a.m.


NOV. 24

“Jobina” — The gospel production “Jobina” will begin at 4 p.m. at the civic center of Vance-Granville Community College; tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any cast member or from Nits Nats Etc. Music of Henderson.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from noon to 5 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

NOV. 25

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library, every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m.; knitting, crocheting and other crafts involving strings and yarn; free program, public welcome to work on their crafts or to come and learn.

Volunteer Training — Volunteer training at Community Homecare and Hospice from 6 to 9 p.m.; 152 Zeb Robinson Road; contact Aaron Klink at (252) 430-7760 for more information.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 10 a.m. to noon at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Public hearing — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is holding a public hearing on the agency’s community service block grant proposal for 2014-2015 at 10 a.m. at 518 West Ridgeway Street, Warrenton.


NOV. 26

Christmas tree lighting — Lighting of the Christmas tree in downtown Henderson at 6 p.m.; music by Central Worship Choir and Work in Progress

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

Vance GOP — Vance County Republican Party is hosting a free hot dog and hamburger night at 6 p.m. at the Pool Rock Manor Convention Hall, 1305 Pool Rock Road; supreme court candidate Ola Lewis and N.C. Senate District 4 candidate Richard Scott will attend; there will be music and a shotgun raffle.


NOV. 27

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.


NOV. 28

Cancellation — The Henderson Lion’s Club will not meet in observance of Thanksgiving; for more information about the club, contact Darlynn Oxendine at (252) 438-8034.