Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Oct. 21, 2013 @ 05:38 PM

TODAY

Cancer study enrollment — Enrollment in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 from 4 to 7 p.m. the Warrenton Rural Fire Department and from 3 to 6:30 p.m. in the Butner Town Hall.

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.

Business summit — Second annual business summit from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center; the theme is “knowing what is vital to your business today”; presented by the VGCC Small Business Center in partnership with the Granville County Chamber of Commerce, the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce; for more information contact Tanya Weary at (252) 738-3240 or wearyt@vgcc.edu.

Healthcare forums — Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions community forums from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library; Cardinal staff will discuss the results of a client satisfaction survey.


WEDNESDAY

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m every Wednesday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet today from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.

THURSDAY

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.

Cancer study enrollment — Enrollment in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford.

Healthcare forums — Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions community forums from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Warren County campus of Vance-Granville Community College; Cardinal staff will discuss the results of a client satisfaction survey.

Meal and More — Oxford Meal and More from 11:15 to 12:30 in the meeting room of the Granville County Expo and Convention Center, 4185 U.S. 15, Oxford; Dr. Fernando Lopez will present “Emergency Medicine at Granville Medical Center: the latest technology, new services and expanded facility”; free lunch at 11:15 a.m.; presentation begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by a question and answer session; to reserve a seat, call (919) 690-2159.


FRIDAY

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

Book sale — Friends of Perry Memorial Library book sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive.

Health and Wellness Fair — Universal Healthcare of Oxford is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair from 20 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital’s activity and dining room, 500 Prospect Ave; the event is free and open to the public; free lunch reservations may be made by calling (919) 693-1531.

Veterans workshop — Workshop for veterans transitioning into the workplace offered by Warren County Veterans Service Office from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for the first session and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the second; both sessions will be at the Warrenton Armory; guest presenter is retired Master Sgt. Anthony Rigo Jr.; to register for either session call (252) 257-3385 or email jbell@co.warren.nc.us.

SATURDAY

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

Golf tournament — The third annual “Swing for the Arts” Gold Tournament begins at 8 a.m. at Kerr Lake Country Club; cost to play is $40 per person before Oct. 22 and $50 on the day of the event; sponsorships are $20, $50 or $100; all proceeds will benefit the art students and art club at Southern Vance High School; if you would like to be a sponsor or participate contact Glenn Garrison at (252) 430-6000.

Book sale — Friends of Perry Memorial Library book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive.

Community Forum — Forum to discuss a proposed free K-8 Charter School in Warren County at 11 a.m. at the Warren County Library, 119 Front Street, Warrenton; free and open to the public, for more information call (919) 725-8468.

‘Big Sweep’ — Vance County “Big Sweep,” clean-up event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at shelter 3 at at Satterwhite Point Park; clean-up of the water and shore areas at the park and presentation of prizes; for more information or to register, call the Vance County Cooperative Extension office at (252) 438-8188.

Medication disposal — Safe Kids Henderson-Vance Operation Medicine Drop from 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 26 at the Henderson Family YMCA; dispose of any unwanted prescription drugs; free and anonymous; for more information about Operation Medicine Drop or Safe Kids N.C., visit ncsafekids.org.

Legislative roundtable — Vance County legislative roundtable for pastors and faith leaders from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at St. James Baptist Church, 3005 Oxford Road, Henderson; will cover voting changes, health care, Social Services, jobs, education, guns, public safety and more; RSVP and indicate faith organization to Karon Hardy at (919) 733-5878, or bryantla@ncleg.net, or to Jonathan Bullock at (919) 733-5824, or baskervillela@ncleg.net.

Meet the Artist — Meet the artist session with JoAnn Goldstein from 1 to 3 p.m. at Emrose Gallery, 233 South Garnett Street.


SUNDAY

Book sale — Friends of Perry Memorial Library book sale from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive; this is the last day of the sale.


MONDAY

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.

City Council — The City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

OCT. 29

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.

Healthcare forums — Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions community forums from 5 to 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Franklin County Administrative Building, 113 Market Street, Louisburg; Cardinal staff will discuss the results of a client satisfaction survey.


OCT. 30

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m every Wednesday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

Wellness Expo — The Area Christians Together in Service of Vance County Wellness Expo is from 10:30 a.m. to noon at ACTS, 305 S. Chestnut Street; free health screenings and information on health issues; for more information, call ACTS at (252) 492-8231.

OCT. 31

Trick or Treat — Downtown Henderson Merchants trick or treat from 4 to 5:30 p.m.; for more information contact Pam Hester at (252) 430-5734.

NOV. 1

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.

American Legion — The American Legion Post No. 60 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Legion Hut; all members requested to attend.

Beacon Light — Beacon Light Lodge 249, 1204 W. Andrews Ave., fish plate sale, 4 to 7 p.m.; plates include fish, coleslaw, French fries, dinner roll; eat in or take out; for more information, contact Lamont Noel at (252) 432-0884 or James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.

NOV. 2

Music jam/open mic — Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council music jam and open mic at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bun; open to the public; contact Linda Wade at (919) 496-6719 or email fcacsac@gmail.com for more information.

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.


NOV. 4

Planning Board — The Henderson Planning Board meets at 3 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.


NOV. 5

Zoning Board — The Henderson Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

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.