An American Red Cross blood drive, to be hosted by Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson, is scheduled for June 21, from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. It will take place in the hospital classroom on the lower level of the John T. Church Building.
The Volunteers of Maria Parham Medical Center Health Awareness Endowment was recently established by the board of directors of the Vance County Community Foundation.
Verona Markham, society member, along with her daughter, Sissy, presented a program on family traditions during the most recent monthly meeting of the Vance County Genealogical Society held in the Farm Bureau Room at Perry Memorial Library on May 13.
The Zeb Vance Ruritan Club recently made a donation of Rudy Bears to Bearpond Volunteer Fire Department.
Limited spots are available for summer camp with the Vance County 4-H program. The camp is for children ages 8-11 and will take place Tuesday through Thursday, June 11-13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
Perry Memorial Library will kick off its summer reading program Monday at 5:30 p.m. Anyone who wishes to participate may pick up a reading package at that time.
During the week of April 20-27, Kittrell Job Corps Center celebrated Global Youth Service Day. Several activities were arranged at the center, allowing students there an opportunity to make a difference within the community in which they live.
For its April meeting, the Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club welcomed Jennifer Gregory, director of family resources and special projects for Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, to speak.
On April 11, Daisette Youth Garden Club members gathered for their monthly meeting. A workshop on “How To Make a Dish Towel Angel” was presented by Dominique Anderson. Each using a dish towel, washcloth, potholder and ribbon, members followed her instructions.
The annual membership meeting for the Lake Gaston Association will take place Saturday, at Lake Gaston Baptist Church, located on N.C. 903 across from Subway Restaurant. Check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m., with refreshments being served. At 10 a.m., the meeting proper will commence.