Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Jan. 29, 2013 @ 08:17 PM

 

Today

Granville Health System — The physician recruitment committee has scheduled a meeting for 6 p.m. in the board room.

Weigh-ins — Granville-Vance Weight Loss Challenge weigh-ins will continue today at South Granville Medical Center. They will be conducted by the Granville County Health Dept. This is Day Three of a five-day event.

Stroke support group ­— The Maria Parham Medical Center Stroke Support Group meets the last Wednesday of every month from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Center for Rehab Conference Room of the Brodie Waddill Building at Maria Parham Medical Center. The group is continuing to follow the National Stroke Association Discovery Circles program. Stroke survivors, families, friends and caregivers are invited to attend. This month’s topic will be “Staying Fit in 2013: Exercising and Preventing Further Strokes.” There is no charge for this group. Contact Liz Karan at (252) 436-1604 if you have any questions or need any special accommodations.

Board of education — The Vance County Board of Education Committee on finance will meet today in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at 5:30 p.m.

Board of education — The Vance County Board of Education Committee on policy meet today in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at 6 p.m.

 

Thursday

Weigh-ins — Granville-Vance Weight Loss Challenge weigh-ins will continue today at South Granville Medical Center. They will be conducted by the Granville County Health Dept. This is Day Four of a five-day event.

Graduation — The Kittrell Job Corps Center graduation will be held on today, from 2-3 p.m. in the center gym. Brenda Peace-Jenkins, Henderson councilwoman, will be the guest speaker. For additional information, contact Joan Robinson, business community liaison, at (252) 438-9106 or email robinson.joan@jobcorps.org.

Weed control — The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council will meet today, at 7 p.m., at the Calvary United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 136 Calvary Church Road, Littleton.

 

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.

Weigh-ins — Granville-Vance Weight Loss Challenge weigh-ins will conclude today at South Granville Medical Center. They will be conducted by the Granville County Health Dept. This is Day Five of a five-day event.

American Legion — The American Legion Post 60 meets regularly on the first Friday of the month, at 6:30 p.m., in the Legion Hut. All members are requested to attend.

Kittrell Job Corps Center — Today, Kittrell Job Corps Center, along with employers and students from across the country, will take part in Groundhog Job Shadow Day. Student “shadows” will be paired with “workplace mentors” in an effort introduce students to the workplace and help them understand how academics and careers are connected. The center will join national event sponsors and students, businesses and community members in the Vance County area in providing valuable workplace experience to students.

 

Saturday

Music jam/open mic — Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council will be hosting a music jam and open mic every first Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m., at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn. Everyone — experienced and novice, young and old — are invited to bring their instruments and voices. Open mic will be available for poets and spoken word artists as well. Contact Linda Wade at (919) 496-6719 or email fcacsac@gmail.com for more information.

Alumni meeting — The Granville, Vance, Warren Alumni Chapter of Shaw University will meet today at 11 a.m. The meeting will be held at 230 Deer Trail Lane, in Henderson. Members will discuss fundraising for scholarships and supporting their alma mater. All area Shaw University alumni and students are welcome to attend. For additional information, contact Anthony Peace at (252) 456-2267.

 

Sunday

Photographers guild — The Franklin County Arts Council will meet today at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn at 2 p.m. This month’s challenge is to photograph a self portrait showing one’s camera.

 

Monday

Planning board — The Henderson Planning Board will meet in the Henderson City Council Chambers today at 3:30 p.m.

Open house — Christian Faith Center Academy cordially invites everyone to attend its Elementary Open House today, from 4-6:30 p.m. The facility is located at 101 S. Peachtree St. in Creedmoor. Call (919) 528-1581, ext .112, or visit cfcacademy.com for more information.

 

Tuesday

Zoning board — The Henderson Zoning Board 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.

 

Feb. 8

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. 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 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.