The Vance Cooperative Extension Center, located at 305 Young St., Henderson, will be the site for a pair of events to start off next week: a meeting of the Kerr-Tar Beekeepers Club and a program called "Producing Melons Successfully."
In celebration of National Nursing Home Week, which runs May 12-17, Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation of Henderson, 280 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson, has scheduled several events for the entire week. Family and friends of the facility’s residents have been invited to participate in all activities planned.
“Granville Primary Care - A Focus on Patient-Centered Care for the Entire Family” will be the theme for the Oxford Meal and More session Wednesday, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dr. Christopher Sorrels will be the speaker for this event. The public is invited to attend this free event.
Tuesday and Wednesday have been designated by the Granville County Chamber of Commerce for an aggressive membership drive. This means that the typical campaign in which random people are offered membership will not be employed. Instead, the chamber is requesting that members volunteer those two days to each call five people they know personally who are not members but are either business owners or decision makers.
From Monday, at 8:40 p.m., to Tuesday, at 2:30 a.m., the City of Henderson reported the bypass of approximately 7,000 gallons of untreated wastewater from the city’s Sandy Creek Sewage Pumping Station at Rowland’s Pond, 482 Rock Mill Road. The bypass was the result 3.3 inches of rainfall, causing heavy inflow and infiltration.
Mother’s Day Gospel Fest, a benefit concert (sponsored by Eckerd) for the Eckerd Parenting Program, will take place Saturday, from 6 p.m. until, in the gymnasium at Western Vance High School, 2785 Poplar Creek Road, Henderson.
Starting today, Lakeland Theatre Company will present the two-character comedy, “A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking,” over the course of six dates, in the Lakeland Cabaret theater, 411 Mosby Ave., Littleton.
One Mary Dunson of Warrenton is sponsoring a walkathon to benefit St. Jude Children Research Hospital. It is scheduled for May 18. Registration will take place that day, at 6:30 a.m., at the Warren County Armory Civic Center, 501 U.S. 158 Bus. East, Warrenton. The walkathon itself will commence, at 7 a.m., at the armory.
The Oxford area’s new charter school, Oxford Preparatory High School, will conduct a plate sale May 16, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., across from CVS, 215 Williamsboro St., Oxford. Fried chicken/chopped barbecue plates, catered by Ted Wheeler, will be sold.
Donations for the Baby Blessings Supply Drive, which began April 1, will be accepted through July 6. The drive itself will take place at Eastside Barbershop, 81 Vicksboro Road, Henderson, on July 14 from, 3-5 p.m. A prize drawing will be held at 3:30 p.m.