In celebration of Stroke Awareness Month and in an attempt to educate the community, Maria Parham Medical Center and the North Carolina Stroke Association have organized a free stroke risk screening. Individuals may attend this free screening, which will take place in the John T. Church Classroom at the hospital Tuesday, from 7:30-10:30 a.m.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina recently named Tyree A. Green its 2013 Youth of the Year.
The Townsville Lions Club recently conducted its 17th annual essay contest at New Hope Elementary School. During a dinner meeting held Monday, the winners were honored.
The Old Bute chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution gathered at the home of Virginia F. Grissom for the organization’s April meeting. The history of local education was the topic of the program presented by Ruby J. Lassiter.
If you are going to be pressure-canning summer’s bounty, it’s time to dust off the canner and check it out before you need it. Faulty equipment can result in failed seals and/or unsafe food products. So, it’s best to not wait until the beans are picked to assure you have equipment in good operating order.
Warren County’s historic Cherry Hill will present its third and final spring concert of the 2013 season Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m. The performance, featuring three members of the Meredith College faculty, will commemorate Alice Vaiden Williams.
Anyone interested in alternative to finding a baby sitter during the summer? Well, applications for the Young Lions Summer Enrichment Camp at the Vance County Learning Center are currently being accepted for children throughout the Tri-County area. Running from June 10-Aug. 16, camps will be conducted on a week-by-week basis, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Children can participate during multiple weeks.
The N.C. Department of Labor is offering 10 and 30-hour workshops for the Construction Industry.
Henderson Collegiate will be conducting end-of-grade tests this month. Volunteers are being sought as proctors for the students.
The Sans Souci Literary Club held its May meeting at Henderson Country Club. Mrs. Swanson Dodd, hostess, arranged for the club’s annual luncheon to end the 2012-2013 year.