The brothers of Pride of Vance Elks Lodge No. 1263 recently visited L.B. Yancey Elementary School to make a donation to the RODEO Reading Program at the school.
The Daisy Garden Club met Oct. 20 at Red Bud Church. Henry Floyd served as host.
Children need and want rules. Rules help children learn right from wrong. They set reasonable expectations, and they encourage children to take responsibility for their own behavior.
A new 4-H year began in October, which gives us time to reflect on the giant successes of the 4-H youth development program here in Vance County. Over the past year we have served more than 500 youth through summer fun activities, school curriculums, afterschool curriculums and various other 4-H activities. Our youth continue to demonstrate that goodness does grow in Vance County.
Like many people my age, I have vivid memories of the events from the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Just 10 days after those horrific attacks, I got on a plane with my wife and children and moved to the Philippines. For the next 12 years we served there as missionaries, only returning to the U.S. for short visits over the years. We kept up with the news and knew about things happening back here in our home country, but it wasn't the same as living here.
Captain Bryant Williams (left) of Vance County Emergency Services and Battalion Chief Tim Twisdale (right) of the Henderson Fire Department talk fire trucks and fire safety with children enrolled in the child care center at the Vance County campus of Vance-Granville Community College
The Granville Health System Foundation recently announced that Bridgestone Bandag LLC has pledged a donation of $30,000 to the organization through its Bandag retreading facility in Oxford.
The Lake Gaston Association will again join The John 3:16 Center in the annual Toy Collection Drive in support of the center’s Christmas Outreach program to provide gifts for approximately 160 local children.
The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County, has scheduled a free seminar entitled “Understanding How to Access Credit and Capital for Your Small Business” for Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the college’s Warren County campus in Warrenton.
The Daisette Youth Garden Club held an Oct. 23 meeting in the home of Edith Carroll.