Saturday, November 9, 2013

Nov. 08, 2013 @ 05:49 PM

TODAY

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

Book signing — Sonya Ingram will be at Vantastics All Day Cafe, 101 West Masonic Street, Creedmoor, from 1 to 3 p.m. for a book signing event.

Teen violence relay — A Relay Against Teen Violence will be held at 11 a.m. at Southern Vance High School, 925 Garrett Road; sponsored by Homesmart, 120 Raleigh Road; there will be a relay, entertainment from youth, food and vendors; entry fee is $2 with canned goods and $4 without, kids 10 and under enter free; for more information, call (252) 767-0861, for vendor space call (252) 213-2010, for sponsorship call (919) 798-8505.

Henderson Institute — The Henderson Institute Historical Museum will host a Veterans Day program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; the keynote speaker will be Rev. Saint Silver; Col. ret. Sandy L. Royster will be the master of ceremony; Warren County High School JROTC will raise the colors.

Veterans Showcase — From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the courthouse square in Warrenton.

Book signing — Lorene Blue Allene will hold a book signing for her book, “Empowered to Move Forward: Devotions of Victory, Abundance & Great Success,” at 3 p.m. at the Empowerment Center of Oxford, 216 Linden Ave.; short program, book signing and reception.

Stew sale — The Henderson Civitan Club will have a stew sale beginning at 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Henderson Wellness Center, 414 Dabney Drive; $7 per quart; place advance orders by calling KaKeasha Richardson at (252) 492-4658; proceeds will be used to support various community projects.

 

SUNDAY

Veterans Day Parade — Veterans Day Parade at 3 p.m. in downtown Oxford; line-up at 2 p.m. at the tennis courts on Spring Street; call Frank Strickland at (919) 693-2477 for more information.

 

MONDAY

American Legion — American Legion Post 60 will meet at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park in Henderson to remember and honor veterans of the Iraq War.

Memorial service — Memorial service for buried veterans at Rockbridge Cemetery Preservation begins at 1:30 p.m.

Operation Recognition — Begins at 11 a.m. at the Warren County Armory Civic Center; graduation exercise for local veterans who left high school early to enlist in the armed forces.

DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV meets at 6 p.m. at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 South Garnett Street.

Cancellation — Perry Memorial Library’s knitting club, which usually meets every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m., will not meet in observance of Veterans Day.

Cancellation — City Council meeting canceled due to Veterans Day.

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.

LAC support group — Loss of a Child support group meets on the from 6-7 p.m. in the auditorium at Maria Parham Medical Center; free and open to the public; for more information contact Ayana Lewis at (252) 767-6696.

 

TUESDAY

Mental health plan — The Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m. at the Warren County campus of Vance-Granville Community College, 210 Ridgeway Street, Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton; consumers may attend and 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 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.

Appearance Commission — The Henderson Community Appearance Commission meets at 3 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

Board of Education — The Vance County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the Administrative Services Center board room, 1724 Graham Ave.

Genealogical Society — The Vance County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Farm Bureau room at Perry Memorial Library; Charlotte Brewer will give a presentation; open to all members and interested genealogists.

 

WEDNESDAY

Cooperative Extension — The 2013 Farm-City Breakfast held by the staff of the Vance County Cooperative Extension begins at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church, 222 Young street; doors open at 7:40 p.m.; Steve Troxler, N.C. commissioner of agriculture, will be the guest speaker; register by Nov. 6 by calling (252) 438-8188.

Small Business Roundtable — Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Roundtable at noon in the chamber board room; lunch is $10, provided by Simply Delicious; Jack Smalley will present on the four generations in the workplace; contact the chamber at (252) 438-8414 to reserve a seat; RSVP by Nov. 12.

 

THURSDAY

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.

 

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.

 

NOV. 16

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.

 

NOV. 18

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.

 

NOV. 19

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.

 

NOV. 21

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

 

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.

 

NOV. 23

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

 

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.