Vance Charter School will conduct its spring blood drive in the Upper School Café today, from 2-6 p.m.
Recently, Carver Elementary School’s One Step Above Reading Club conducted a luncheon at the school to commemorate its 11th year. The theme for this event was, “READ: Why Should I?” The guest speaker for this event was Lt. Irvin Robinson of the Henderson Police Dept., who was accompanied by Officer Craig Thorpe.
Eckerd is seeking support for its plan to create a Room of Hope.
The Vance County Relay for Life is currently conducting a canned food drive. Donations may be dropped off at Nationwide Insurance, 191 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson. Once used for the Relay event (June 14-15), all cans will be donated to Area Christians Together in Service.
Last month, Elementary students from area schools participated in the Guided Growth Afterschool Program at the Warren County Youth Services Bureau. The topic was “Prevent Child Abuse … Safer Home, Safer School, Safer Community.”
Volunteers at Area Christians Together in Service received a visit March 25 from the Daisette Youth Garden Club, who donated a box containing food and personal items.
From 2004-2009, numerous African-American and Latino borrowers within the community were the victims of mortgage lending discrimination. Recently, forms were mailed out to those members regarding Home Affordable Refinance Program Loans, Sub-prime mortgage class action suits, and Independent Foreclosure Review eligibility and settlement information.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 372 helped with the “Tour De Vance” biking event this past weekend.
Members of the Jubilee Serteen Club, decided to spend some time “going green” during this year’s spring break by assisting residents of Heritage Homes in the preparation of flower beds.
This week's topic: If your child is overweight