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Wednesday 05/27/2015
County Calendar

MT. GILEAD LIONS CLUB – Hosting the annual visit from the Vision Van May 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Food King parking lot.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL DANCE DEPARTMENT – Spring Dance Showcase, May 29, 6:30 p.m. at the West Montgomery High School Auditorium. Adults $3, students $1, children 6 and under free.

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EMS COMMUNITY MEDICAL FAIR DAY – May 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Badin Lake Fire Department. Free child safety kits, hot dog lunch, vital sign monitoring, water safety, 911 guideline handout, outdated prescription drug disposal opportunity.

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TOWN CREEK INDIAN MOUND - June 6, 10 a.m. Archeaolympic Games in celebration of International Atlatl Day test your survival skills by participating in our inaugural Archaeolympic Games. $5 to compete in all events. July 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., help us celebrate the birth of Dr. Coe, the "Godfather of North Carolina Archaeology" and learn more about the science he taught and practiced. Games and activities for kids as well as living history demonstrations throughout the day. Birthday cake and ice cream served at 1pm, Free. August 8, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Play in the Clay Fun Day, see how the Pee Dee Culture utilized the clay around them, try your hand at making a small piece of pottery, help us daub the East Lodge walls, and witness the role "red earth" plays in building dugout canoes. Activities are free and offered throughout the day. September 13, Grandparents Day at Town Creek, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., participants will have the opportunity to make a keepsake bracelet or clay creation as a gift for their grandparents to commemorate the day, Free.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Lunch and cornhole tournament, June 12. Bring pick up lunch item to share. Canning classes taught by Montgomery County Cooperative Extension, June 16 and June 18, Canning 1 class, June 23 and June 25, Canning 2 class, 5:30 p.m. Classes are $5 each. Prayer breakfast, June 19, 8:30 a.m. with devotion by the Rev. Jimmy Shirlen. For information or to RSVP to events contact 910-572-4464 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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WAKE THE WORLD - Wake the World (WtW) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of boat owners providing watersports opportunities to abandoned, abused and neglected children, as well as for the handicapped and our wounded warriors. Local events start on June 18 – 19, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Old North State Club, with WtW Adaptive at Badin for those that are movement impaired/handicapped. June 22 – 23, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., at the Old North State Club WtW Badin will host four local children's homes over the two days. July 16 is WtW Lake Tillery. The full event listing can be found at http://www.waketheworld.org/#!events/c1uww

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FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION – 2 mile Heart Walk, June 20, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park, Candor. $20 registration before June 1, $25 registration after June 1. All proceeds got to American Heart Association. Strollers allowed at no cost, no pets. Music by Potters Will, water and snacks available after walk. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 910-974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – To all alumni and friends the reunion scheduled for July has been cancelled. Information for next year’s reunion will be provided once it is finalized.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 05/20/2015
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING AND THE NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION - Eat Smart/Live Strong is a nutrition program that focuses on eating healthier and getting more physical activity. Each session will have a low intensity exercise, a nutrition lesson, and a new recipe that will be cooked for the participants. This class will take place at the Abner Macedonia Methodist Church and will run one day a week from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. for four weeks beginning May 20. To reserve your place contact Brenda Osborne at 910-571-0434.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – May 21, Kling’s Mountain Pointe Cookout. Hot dogs, fresh air and the Uwharrie National Forest. May 27, 2 p.m., Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information. Call for information or to RSVP for events, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Car and Truck show, May 23, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. registration, $20 advanced entry fee, $25 day of show; Vendors $20. Cars will be judged by car owners from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. with award ceremony at 2 p.m. Free admission for spectators. Just Two Old Friends with Tim Sells and Wendy T. as Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, May 23, 6:30 p.m. at the James Garner Center. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Proceeds got to the Humane Society.

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VFW POST 10940 - Veterans Memorial Day service 11 a.m. May 23 to be held at the Veterans Memorial on West Allenton St. beside the library. Presented by VFW Post 10940 assisted by American Legion Post 92 both located in Mt. Gilead. Everyone is invited to attend.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS COUNCIL – Memorial Day program May 24, 2 p.m., at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Guest speaker will be the Honorable Judge Robb Wilkins, of Asheboro. Soloist will be Cynthia Hunsucker. The public is invited to attend. A list of deceased veterans (May 2014 – May 2015) will be included in the program. For further information, contact Council President Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY NAACP BRANCH - Meeting is scheduled for May 26 at the Antioch Church of God in Jackson Springs at 7 p.m. Come and join us.

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MT. GILEAD LIONS CLUB – Hosting the annual visit from the Vision Van May 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Food King parking lot.

• • •

EMS COMMUNITY MEDICAL FAIR DAY – May 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Badin Lake Fire Department. Free child safety kits, hot dog lunch, vital sign monitoring, water safety, 911 guideline handout, outdated prescription drug disposal opportunity.

• • •

WAKE THE WORLD - Wake the World (WtW) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of boat owners providing watersports opportunities to abandoned, abused and neglected children, as well as for the handicapped and our wounded warriors. Local events start on June 18 – 19, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Old North State Club, with WtW Adaptive at Badin for those that are movement impaired/handicapped. June 22 – 23, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., at the Old North State Club WtW Badin will host four local children's homes over the two days. July 16 is WtW Lake Tillery. The full event listing can be found at http://www.waketheworld.org/#!events/c1uww

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FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

• • •

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION – 2 mile Heart Walk, June 20, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park, Candor. $20 registration before June 1, $25 registration after June 1. All proceeds got to American Heart Association. Strollers allowed at no cost, no pets. Music by Potters Will, water and snacks available after walk. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 910-974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – To all alumni and friends the reunion scheduled for July has been cancelled. Information for next year’s reunion will be provided once it is finalized.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 05/13/2015
County Calendar

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – May 14, 1 p.m., Hen Party. Bring your handiwork, crochet, knitting, quilting, tatting, photography or any other piece of your work you would like to display. Bring a pick up food item to share. May 15, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion given by the Rev. Ron Scott. May 21, Kling’s Mountain Pointe Cookout. Hot dogs, fresh air and the Uwharrie National Forest. May 27, 2 p.m., Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information. Call for information or to RSVP for events, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE OF ONE COMMUNITY, MT. GILEAD – May 16, 11:30 a.m., Stakeholders Forum at the Haywood Events Center for an open discussion on the education we provide for our children. The event will begin with a free lunch at 11:30 followed by a panel discussion led by Montgomery County Schools superintendent, Dale Ellis, county commissioner, Anthony Copeland, and Parent Teacher Organization representative, Nora Beasley Jones. Register with one of the following if you plan to attend: Sandra Miller 910-439-5815, miller.sandra051@gmail.com or Felicia Chambers 910-975-1917, Felecia.chambers@montgomery.k12.nc.us.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Dog and Cat Shower, May 16, 3 – 5 p.m. Come see the new M.C.H.S. building 442 Landfill Road, Troy. Cornhole tournament, face painting, food and much more. Car and Truck show, May 23, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. registration, $20 advanced entry fee, $25 day of show; Vendors $20. Cars will be judged by car owners from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. with award ceremony at 2 p.m. Free admission for spectators. Just Two Old Friends with Tim Sells and Wendy T. as Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, May 23, 6:30 p.m. at the James Garner Center. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Proceeds got to the Humane Society.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING AND THE NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENTION - Eat Smart/Live Strong is a nutrition program that focuses on eating healthier and getting more physical activity. Each session will have a low intensity exercise, a nutrition lesson, and a new recipe that will be cooked for the participants. This class will take place at the Abner Macedonia Methodist Church and will run one day a week from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. for four weeks beginning May 20. To reserve your place contact Brenda Osborne at 910-571-0434.

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VFW POST 10940 - Veterans Memorial Day service 11 a.m. May 23 to be held at the Veterans Memorial on West Allenton St. beside the library. Presented by VFW Post 10940 assisted by American Legion Post 92 both located in Mt. Gilead. Everyone is invited to attend.

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MT. GILEAD LIONS CLUB – Hosting the annual visit from the Vision Van May 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Food King parking lot.

• • •

FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

• • •

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION – 2 mile Heart Walk, June 20, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park, Candor. $20 registration before June 1, $25 registration after June 1. All proceeds got to American Heart Association. Strollers allowed at no cost, no pets. Music by Potters Will, water and snacks available after walk. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 910-974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 05/06/2015
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2015 PESTICIDE DISPOSAL DAY - May 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ag Center, 200 Glen Road in Troy. For more information contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 910-576-6011.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS COUNCIL - Veterans Benefits Program, May 7, 7 p.m., at the James Garner Conference Center Guest speakers will include John Fennell, VA Regional Office, Winston-Salem, Reggie Sanders, State Service Officers with the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Winston-Salem office, and other speakers. All veterans, their families, and the public are invited to attend. Those attending will have the opportunity to speak with the speakers immediately following the program. For further information, contact President Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437 or Secretary Marie Negus 910-428-2232.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING - Joining with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension to offer a “Better Choice” class at Macedonia Presbyterian Church. This class will offer guidelines and mentoring on how to make better and healthier choices in your everyday life. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 7 with a sign-up session. Classes will run from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays. Class will run until July 9. To reserve your spot or for more information, contact Jennifer Morgan at 336-209-4144 or the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension at 910-576-6011.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – May 8, lunch and cornhole tournament. Bring a pick up lunch item to share. May 14, 1 p.m., Hen Party. Bring your handiwork, crochet, knitting, quilting, tatting, photography or any other piece of your work you would like to display. Bring a pick up food item to share. May 15, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion given by the Rev. Ron Scott. May 21, Kling’s Mountain Pointe Cookout. Hot dogs, fresh air and the Uwharrie National Forest. May 27, 2 p.m., Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information. Call for information or to RSVP for events, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD CIVITAN CLUB - 3rd Annual Sam LaRosa Silent Film Festival, May 9, 7 p.m. at Leah Levin Auditorium. Admission $5 for adults and free for children 10 and under. Feature “The Circus” starring Charlie Chaplin.

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AUTUMN CARE NURSING AND REHAB – Relay for Life benefit yard sale, May 9, 7 a.m. – until. Donations are accepted. Contact Joshua Morton 910-428-2117.

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MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL JAM - May 9, 6 p.m. at East Montgomery High School Auditorium, second annual Mother's Day Gospel Jam with Debra Barnes, Flossy Boyd Johnson and Flavor, Legacy of Lancaster S.C., along with local acts special guest comedians. Discount tickets available 2 guest get in for $10 before May 3, kids under12 under are free. Contact 910-573-9414 or 336-460-9849 for tickets or to be a vendor.

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE OF ONE COMMUNITY, MT. GILEAD – May 16, 11:30 a.m., Stakeholders Forum at the Haywood Events Center for an open discussion on the education we provide for our children. The event will begin with a free lunch at 11:30 followed by a panel discussion led by Montgomery County Schools superintendent, Dale Ellis, county commissioner, Anthony Copeland, and Parent Teacher Organization representative, Nora Beasley Jones. Register with one of the following if you plan to attend: Sandra Miller 910-439-5815, miller.sandra051@gmail.com or Felicia Chambers 910-975-1917, Felecia.chambers@montgomery.k12.nc.us.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Dog and Cat Shower, May 16, 3 – 5 p.m. Come see the new M.C.H.S. building 442 Landfill Road, Troy. Cornhole tournament, face painting, food and much more. Car and Truck show, May 23, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. registration, $20 advanced entry fee, $25 day of show; Vendors $20. Cars will be judged by car owners from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. with award ceremony at 2 p.m. Free admission for spectators. Just Two Old Friends with Tim Sells and Wendy T. as Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, May 23, 6:30 p.m. at the James Garner Center. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Proceeds got to the Humane Society.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING AND THE NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENTION - Eat Smart/Live Strong is a nutrition program that focuses on eating healthier and getting more physical activity. Each session will have a low intensity exercise, a nutrition lesson, and a new recipe that will be cooked for the participants. This class will take place at the Abner Macedonia Methodist Church and will run one day a week from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. for four weeks beginning May 20. To reserve your place contact Brenda Osborne at 910-571-0434.

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MT. GILEAD LIONS CLUB – Hosting the annual visit from the Vision Van May 29, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Food King parking lot.

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FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION – 2 mile Heart Walk, June 20, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park, Candor. $20 registration before June 1, $25 registration after June 1. All proceeds got to American Heart Association. Strollers allowed at no cost, no pets. Music by Potters Will, water and snacks available after walk. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 910-974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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ARMED FORCES NIGHT – West Montgomery baseball, April 30, 6:15 p.m., veterans admitted free. On field recognition at 6:30 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS MONUMENT COMMITTEE - Accepting applications for names of veterans and current service personnel for monument at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Deadline May 1. Contact Andrea Lamonds, Veterans Service Office 910-576-4711, for further information or an application.

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WESCARE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY – 19th Annual Golfer’s Challenge, May 1, Denson’s Creek Golf Course. Registration 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., tee-off 1 p.m. $75 entry fee includes lunch, gift and door prize entry. For information contact 910-572-2270.

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STARWORKS - NC Glassfest, May 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sale featuring functional and culinary glass created by North Carolina artists. No admission fee. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Highland May Day festivities, May 2, starting at 8 a.m. with a 2 mile run starting at the Highland Center. The Parade starts at 10 a.m. with lineup at 9 a.m. at the Mount Gilead Methodist Church. The Highland Center celebration will begin at 11 a.m. at the Highland Community Center.

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PEKIN FIRE DEPARTMENT – May 2, live music, mechanical bull, food and fun for the whole family.

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RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER - May 2, 6 p.m. at Biscoe Presbyterian Church. If you or someone you know is a cancer survivor contact Angie Sasser 910-576-2568 or 910-576-5000; Candy Sheryn 910-571-8179 to receive your invitation.

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STAR MONTOGMERY COMMUNITY CENTER - Beginner’s crochet class open to anyone interested. Classes will begin May 4 at noon and run one hour. There is a one-time charge of $10 that will cover ten classes. We have crochet hooks for you to use but you will need to bring the yarn of your choice. For more information or to save your spot, please contact Lee-Anne at (910) 975-3252.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – The Montgomery County Council on Aging with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will offer a “Better Choice” class at the White Crest Baptist site. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. Contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693.

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EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VFW POST 9881 LADIES AUXILIARY - Salisbury VA Medical Center classes being taught at the Star Town Hall, May 5, 12, 19, 26 from 10 a.m. to noon. The classes will cover the Metabolic Syndrome for those with diabetes, high triglycerides and low HDL, hypertension or on meds, and waistline obesity. It is open to all veterans, families, and the general public. Each class session will deal with a different topic from the above listed.

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2015 PESTICIDE DISPOSAL DAY - May 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ag Center, 200 Glen Road in Troy. For more information contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 910-576-6011.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS COUNCIL - Veterans Benefits Program, May 7, 7 p.m., at the James Garner Conference Center Guest speakers will include John Fennell, VA Regional Office, Winston-Salem, Reggie Sanders, State Service Officers with the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Winston-Salem office, and other speakers. All veterans, their families, and the public are invited to attend. Those attending will have the opportunity to speak with the speakers immediately following the program. For further information, contact President Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437 or Secretary Marie Negus 910-428-2232.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – May 8, lunch and cornhole tournament. Bring a pick up lunch item to share. May 14, 1 p.m., Hen Party. Bring your handiwork, crochet, knitting, quilting, tatting, photography or any other piece of your work you would like to display. Bring a pick up food item to share. May 15, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion given by the Rev. Ron Scott. May 21, Kling’s Mountain Pointe Cookout. Hot dogs, fresh air and the Uwharrie National Forest. May 27, 2 p.m., Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information. Call for information or to RSVP for events, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD CIVITAN CLUB - 3rd Annual Sam LaRosa Silent Film Festival, May 9, 7 p.m. at Leah Levin Auditorium. Admission $5 for adults and free for children 10 and under. Feature “The Circus” starring Charlie Chaplin.

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AUTUMN CARE NURSING AND REHAB – Relay for Life benefit yard sale, May 9, 7 a.m. – until. Donations are accepted. Contact Joshua Morton 910-428-2117.

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MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL JAM - May 9, 6 p.m. at East Montgomery High School Auditorium, second annual Mother's Day Gospel Jam with Debra Barnes, Flossy Boyd Johnson and Flavor, Legacy of Lancaster S.C., along with local acts special guest comedians. Discount tickets available 2 guest get in for $10 before May 3, kids under12 under are free. Contact 910-573-9414 or 336-460-9849 for tickets or to be a vendor.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING AND THE NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENTION - Eat Smart/Live Strong is a nutrition program that focuses on eating healthier and getting more physical activity. Each session will have a low intensity exercise, a nutrition lesson, and a new recipe that will be cooked for the participants. This class will take place at the Abner Macedonia Methodist Church and will run one day a week from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. for four weeks beginning May 20. To reserve your place contact Brenda Osborne at 910-571-0434.

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FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION – 2 mile Heart Walk, June 20, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park, Candor. $20 registration before June 1, $25 registration after June 1. All proceeds got to American Heart Association. Strollers allowed at no cost, no pets. Music by Potters Will, water and snacks available after walk. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 910-974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 04/22/2015
County Calendar

FIRST BANK RELAY FOR LIFE SILENT AUCTION – Now until April 23, Montgomery Square Branch. Custom Made Boot tickets are also on sale and raffle tickets for custom made corn hole boards and a handmade afghan.

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UWHARRIE FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, April 25, noon – 7 p.m. Adults $8, children 12 and under $4. All proceeds go to Uwharrie Fire Department.

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ARMED FORCES NIGHT – With West Montgomery baseball, April 30, 6:15 p.m., veterans admitted free. On field recognition at 6:30 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS MONUMENT COMMITTEE - Now accepting applications for names of veterans and current service personnel for the monument at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Current deadline for new applications is Friday, May 1. Contact Russell Fuller 910-572-3428, Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437, Tommy Blankenship 910-571-0040, Marie Negus 910-428-2232, Andrea Lamonds, Veterans Service Office 910-576-4711, for further information or an application. Need at least 20 names to place on monument by Memorial Day.

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WESCARE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY – 19th Annual Golfer’s Challenge, May 1, Denson’s Creek Golf Course. Registration 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., tee-off 1 p.m. $75 entry fee includes lunch, gift and door prize entry. For information contact 910-572-2270.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Highland May Day festivities, May 2, starting at 8 a.m. with a 2 mile run starting at the Highland Center. The Parade starts at 10 a.m. with lineup at 9 a.m. at the Mount Gilead Methodist Church. The Highland Center celebration will begin at 11 a.m. at the Highland Community Center.

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PEKIN FIRE DEPARTMENT – May 2, live music, mechanical bull, food and fun for the whole family.

• • •

RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER - May 2, 6 p.m. at Biscoe Presbyterian Church. If you or someone you know is a cancer survivor contact Angie Sasser 910-576-2568 or 910-576-5000; Candy Sheryn 910-571-8179 to receive your invitation.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – The Montgomery County Council on Aging with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will offer a “Better Choice” class at the White Crest Baptist site. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. Contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693.

• • •

2015 PESTICIDE DISPOSAL DAY - May 6th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ag Center, 200 Glen Road in Troy. For more information contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 910-576-6011.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS COUNCIL - Veterans Benefits Program, May 7, 7 p.m., at the James Garner Conference Center Guest speakers will include Reggie Sanders, State Service Officers with the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Winston-Salem office, and other speakers. All veterans, their families, and the public are invited to attend. Those attending will have the opportunity to speak with the speakers immediately following the program. For further information, contact President Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437 or Secretary Marie Negus 910-428-2232.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – May 8, lunch and cornhole tournament. Bring a pick up lunch item to share. May 14, 1 p.m., Hen Party. Bring your handiwork, crochet, knitting, quilting, tatting, photography or any other piece of your work you would like to display. Bring a pick up food item to share. May 15, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion given by the Rev. Ron Scott. May 21, Kling’s Mountain Pointe Cookout. Hot dogs, fresh air and the Uwharrie National Forest. May 27, 2 p.m., Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information. Call for information or to RSVP for events, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• • •

AUTUMN CARE NURSING AND REHAB – Relay for Life benefit yard sale, May 9, 7 a.m. – until. Donations are accepted. Contact Joshua Morton 910-428-2117.

• • •

MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL JAM - May 9, 6 p.m. at East Montgomery High School Auditorium, second annual Mother's Day Gospel Jam with Debra Barnes, Flossy Boyd Johnson and Flavor, Legacy of Lancaster S.C., along with local acts special guest comedians. Discount tickets available 2 guest get in for $10 before May 3, kids under12 under are free. Contact 910-573-9414 or 336-460-9849 for tickets or to be a vendor.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING AND THE NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENTION - Eat Smart/Live Strong is a nutrition program that focuses on eating healthier and getting more physical activity. Each session will have a low intensity exercise, a nutrition lesson, and a new recipe that will be cooked for the participants. This class will take place at the Abner Macedonia Methodist Church and will run one day a week from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. for four weeks beginning May 20. To reserve your place contact Brenda Osborne at 910-571-0434.

• • •

FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

• • •

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION – 2 mile Heart Walk, June 20, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park, Candor. $20 registration before June 1, $25 registration after June 1. All proceeds got to American Heart Association. Strollers allowed at no cost, no pets. Music by Potters Will, water and snacks available after walk. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 910-974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – April 17, 17th Annual Golf Tournament, Densons Creek Golf Course. Call 910-576-6222, Ext. 209 or email roatchg@montgomery.edu for more information.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE - Cinderella and The Little Red Hen, April 17, 10 a.m. at the Troy Library. The performance celebrates Week on the Young Child and National Library Week.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, April 17, 8:30 a.m. Devotion given by the Rev. Steve Wilkinson. For information and RSVP call 910-572-4464 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY - County Convention, April 18, 10 a.m. at the Troy Senior Citizens Center on Page Street.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H - Sponsoring a community yard sale, April 18 from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Montgomery County 4-H Office. Cost to participate is $8 and supports Send a Kid to 4-H Camp Campaign. Call 910-576-6011 to reserve a space. There are a limited number of tables available.

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RELAY FOR LIFE – Pampered Chef Party April 20, 6 p.m., 1225 Pekin Road. Call Bonnie Kelley for details 910-572-3880

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FIRST BANK RELAY FOR LIFE SILENT AUCTION – Now until April 23, Montgomery Square Branch. Custom Made Boot tickets are also on sale and raffle tickets for custom made corn hole boards and a handmade afghan.

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UWHARRIE FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, April 25, noon – 7 p.m. Adults $8, children 12 and under $4. All proceeds go to Uwharrie Fire Department.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS MONUMENT COMMITTEE - Now accepting applications for names of veterans and current service personnel for the monument at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Current deadline for new applications is Friday, May 1. Contact Russell Fuller 910-572-3428, Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437, Tommy Blankenship 910-571-0040, Marie Negus 910-428-2232, Andrea Lamonds, Veterans Service Office 910-576-4711, for further information or an application. Need at least 20 names to place on monument by Memorial Day.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Highland May Day festivities, May 2, starting at 8 a.m. with a 2 mile run starting at the Highland Center. The Parade starts at 10 a.m. with lineup at 9 a.m. at the Mount Gilead Methodist Church. The Highland Center celebration will begin at 11 a.m. at the Highland Community Center.

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RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER - May 2, 6 p.m. at Biscoe Presbyterian Church. If you or someone you know is a cancer survivor contact Angie Sasser 910-576-2568 or 910-576-5000; Candy Sheryn 910-571-8179 to receive your invitation.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – The Montgomery County Council on Aging with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will offer a “Better Choice” class at the White Crest Baptist site. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. Contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS COUNCIL - Veterans Benefits Program, May 7, 7 p.m., at the James Garner Conference Center Guest speakers will include Reggie Sanders, State Service Officers with the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs Winston-Salem office, and other speakers. All veterans, their families, and the public are invited to attend. Those attending will have the opportunity to speak with the speakers immediately following the program. For further information, contact President Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437 or Secretary Marie Negus 910-428-2232.

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MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL JAM - May 9, 6 p.m. at East Montgomery High School Auditorium, second annual Mother's Day Gospel Jam with Debra Barnes, Flossy Boyd Johnson and Flavor, Legacy of Lancaster S.C., along with local acts special guest comedians. Discount tickets available 2 guest get in for $10 before May 3, kids under12 under are free. Contact 910-573-9414 or 336-460-9849 for tickets or to be a vendor.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING AND THE NORTH CAROLINA COOPERATIVE EXTENTION - Eat Smart/Live Strong is a nutrition program that focuses on eating healthier and getting more physical activity. Each session will have a low intensity exercise, a nutrition lesson, and a new recipe that will be cooked for the participants. This class will take place at the Abner Macedonia Methodist Church and will run one day a week from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. for four weeks beginning May 20. To reserve your place contact Brenda Osborne at 910-571-0434.

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FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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WADEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April 10, 11 a.m., Pork BBQ plates. $8 to place order call 910-571-1875.

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WEST MONTGOMERY LIONS CLUB – April 11, 7 – 11 a.m., all you can eat pancake breakfast, $6 adult, $4 under 10 at the Eldorado Community Center.

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RIVERKEEPER - Greet and Meet the new Riverkeeper Will Scott on April 11 from 1 - 3 P.M. at the Eldorado Community Center.

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MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – April 17, 17th Annual Golf Tournament, Densons Creek Golf Course. Call 910-576-6222, Ext. 209 or email roatchg@montgomery.edu for more information.

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CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY - County Convention, April 18, 10 a.m. at the Troy Senior Citizens Center on Page Street.

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RELAY FOR LIFE – Pampered Chef Party April 20, 6 p.m., 1225 Pekin Road. Call Bonnie Kelley for details 910-572-3880

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FIRST BANK RELAY FOR LIFE SILENT AUCTION – Now until April 23, Montgomery Square Branch. Custom Made Boot tickets are also on sale and raffle tickets for custom made corn hole boards and a handmade afghan.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS MONUMENT COMMITTEE - Now accepting applications for names of veterans and current service personnel for the monument at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Current deadline for new applications is Friday, May 1. Contact Russell Fuller 910-572-3428, Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437, Tommy Blankenship 910-571-0040, Marie Negus 910-428-2232, Andrea Lamonds, Veterans Service Office 910-576-4711, for further information or an application. Need at least 20 names to place on monument by Memorial Day.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Highland May Day festivities, May 2, starting at 8 a.m. with a 2 mile run starting at the Highland Center. The Parade starts at 10 a.m. with lineup at 9 a.m. at the Mount Gilead Methodist Church. The Highland Center celebration will begin at 11 a.m. at the Highland Community Center.

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RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER - May 2, 6 p.m. at Biscoe Presbyterian Church. If you or someone you know is a cancer survivor contact Angie Sasser 910-576-2568 or 910-576-5000; Candy Sheryn 910-571-8179 to receive your invitation.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – The Montgomery County Council on Aging with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will offer a “Better Choice” class at the White Crest Baptist site. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. Contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693.

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MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL JAM - May 9, 6 p.m. at East Montgomery High School Auditorium, second annual Mother's Day Gospel Jam with Debra Barnes, Flossy Boyd Johnson and Flavor, Legacy of Lancaster S.C., along with local acts special guest comedians. Discount tickets available 2 guest get in for $10 before May 3, kids under12 under are free. Contact 910-573-9414 or 336-460-9849 for tickets or to be a vendor.

• • •

FRIENDS IN FOCUS – Third Annual Community Appreciation Gala, June 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center, Mt. Gilead. Honoring Eddie B. Coleman Sr. as recipient of the M.F. Greene Outstanding Achievement Award and awarding college scholarships to selected graduating minority students from Montgomery County high schools.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – Travel back to the 1800s on April 2, inaugural Spring Ether Candy Hunt and Social, at Ether Methodist Church. There will be a brief over view of the history of Ether in general and Ether Methodist Church specifically. There will be finger sandwiches and beverages, period costumes are encouraged. The candy hunt will start at 11 a.m. To make a reservation contact Brenda Osborne 910-571-0434. The Montgomery County Council on Aging is joining forces with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension to offer a “Better Choice” class at our White Crest Baptist site. This class will offer guidelines and mentoring on how to make better and healthier choices in your everyday life. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. To reserve your spot, contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693. Learn to crochet. Star Montgomery Community Center is holding a beginners crochet class on Mondays from 12 - 1 p.m. Each class only cost $1. We provide hooks for use but you must bring your own yarn. No reservations necessary.

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COMMUNITY PRAYER WALK – April 3, 2 p.m. Good Friday Community Prayer Walk. Starts at Trinity United Methodist Church, Troy.

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POST 443 LADIES AUXILIARY – April 4, 9 a.m., bake sale at GrannyB's sidewalk Main Street Troy.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Open March to April, Sunday afternoons, 2 – 4 p.m. hosted by friends and volunteers of the museum. “Paintings from Yesteryears” exhibit of local artist dating back to 1800s. No cost for admission.

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PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY - April 2, 1 – 6 p.m., student-parent conferences. Also having our Spring Auction in the gym and our book fair will be held in the media center. Families will enjoy a hotdog from a vendor and should be a wonderful time to meet with teachers/parents, pick up EOG study material, buy a book, and possibly win 4 tickets to Disney or our gift card tree. On 24 April, in celebration of Month of the Military Child and a donation to a Wounded Warrior Organization, we will host the 82nd Airborne Pop Band as they perform for our students at noon.

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PROJECT BELIEVE – Will open its doors for its annual prom dress closet for high school students. Any young lady in need of a prom dress may come by April 4, 8:30 - 11 a.m. at the new location, First Baptist Church in Troy. If the dress fits it is yours.

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WADEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April 10, 11 a.m., Pork BBQ plates. $8 to place order call 910-571-1875.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY LIONS CLUB – April 11, 7 – 11 a.m., all you can eat pancake breakfast, $6 adult, $4 under 10 at the Eldorado Community Center.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – April 17, 17th Annual Golf Tournament, Densons Creek Golf Course. Call 910-576-6222, Ext. 209 or email roatchg@montgomery.edu for more information.

• • •

CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

• • •

FIRST BANK RELAY FOR LIFE SILENT AUCTION – Now until April 23, Montgomery Square Branch. Custom Made Boot tickets are also on sale and raffle tickets for custom made corn hole boards and a handmade afghan.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS MONUMENT COMMITTEE - Now accepting applications for names of veterans and current service personnel for the monument at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Current deadline for new applications is Friday, May 1. Contact Russell Fuller 910-572-3428, Ronnie Carpenter 910-439-6437, Tommy Blankenship 910-571-0040, Marie Negus 910-428-2232, Andrea Lamonds, Veterans Service Office 910-576-4711, for further information or an application. Need at least 20 names to place on monument by Memorial Day.

• • •

RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER - May 2, 6 p.m. at Biscoe Presbyterian Church. If you or someone you know is a cancer survivor contact Angie Sasser 910-576-2568 or 910-576-5000; Candy Sheryn 910-571-8179 to receive your invitation.

• • •

MOTHER’S DAY GOSPEL JAM - May 9, 6 p.m. at East Montgomery High School Auditorium, second annual Mother's Day Gospel Jam with Debra Barnes, Flossy Boyd Johnson and Flavor, Legacy of Lancaster S.C., along with local acts special guest comedians. Discount tickets available 2 guest get in for $10 before May 3, kids under12 under are free. Contact 910-573-9414 or 336-460-9849 for tickets or to be a vendor.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing. Also taking donations for a future auctions call 910-220-1987 or 910-975-3351for information.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 03/25/2015
County Calendar

BRUTONVILLE CONCERNED CITIZENS – March 28, 3 p.m., meeting at Brutonville School Gymnasium, Tree of Life Center. Come share your suggestions questions and concerns.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOLS - March 28, 9 – 11 a.m., State of Our Schools Address, at Montgomery Community College. Join Dr. Ellis and principals as they provide an update on the things happening in our schools. Breakfast will also be served beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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ONE COMMUNITY DOWNTOWN CLEAN-UP – March 28, 10 a.m. – Noon, Mt. Gilead. Meet at Mt. Gilead Fire Department, vest, gloves and trash bags will be provided. Lunch will be provided after the clean-up.

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BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT – March 28, 11 a.m. – until, annual Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser. Plates $8, eat in or carry out. For deliveries call 910-428-4541. Auction begins at 6 p.m.

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WINDBLOW SMURFS – March 28, 2 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt at Biscoe Park. Everyone is invited.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – Travel back to the 1800s on April 2, inaugural Spring Ether Candy Hunt and Social, at Ether Methodist Church. There will be a brief over view of the history of Ether in general and Ether Methodist Church specifically. There will be finger sandwiches and beverages, period costumes are encouraged. The candy hunt will start at 11 a.m. To make a reservation contact Brenda Osborne 910-571-0434. The Montgomery County Council on Aging is joining forces with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension to offer a “Better Choice” class at our White Crest Baptist site. This class will offer guidelines and mentoring on how to make better and healthier choices in your everyday life. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. To reserve your spot, contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693. Learn to crochet. Star Montgomery Community Center is holding a beginners crochet class on Mondays from 12 - 1 p.m. Each class only cost $1. We provide hooks for use but you must bring your own yarn. No reservations necessary.

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COMMUNITY PRAYER WALK – April 3, 2 p.m. Good Friday Community Prayer Walk. Starts at Trinity United Methodist Church, Troy.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Open March to April, Sunday afternoons, 2 – 4 p.m. hosted by friends and volunteers of the museum. “Paintings from Yesteryears” exhibit of local artist dating back to 1800s. No cost for admission.

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EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

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PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY - April 2, 1 – 6 p.m., student-parent conferences. Also having our Spring Auction in the gym and our book fair will be held in the media center. Families will enjoy a hotdog from a vendor and should be a wonderful time to meet with teachers/parents, pick up EOG study material, buy a book, and possibly win 4 tickets to Disney or our gift card tree. On 24 April, in celebration of Month of the Military Child and a donation to a Wounded Warrior Organization, we will host the 82nd Airborne Pop Band as they perform for our students at noon.

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PROJECT BELIEVE – Will open its doors for its annual prom dress closet for high school students. Any young lady in need of a prom dress may come by April 4, 8:30 - 11 a.m. at the new location, First Baptist Church in Troy. If the dress fits it is yours.

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CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

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FIRST BANK RELAY FOR LIFE SILENT AUCTION – Now until April 23, Montgomery Square Branch. Custom Made Boot tickets are also on sale and raffle tickets for custom made corn hole boards and a handmade afghan.

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RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER - May 2, 6 p.m. at Biscoe Presbyterian Church. If you or someone you know is a cancer survivor contact Angie Sasser 910-576-2568 or 910-576-5000; Candy Sheryn 910-571-8179 to receive your invitation.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 – Class of 1985 planning 30th Reunion. Anyone interested or with ideas, contact Felicia Gainey Morgan 910-572-1456 or Facebook.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 03/18/2015
County Calendar

NC SCHOOL REGISTRATION - Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 19, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mt. Gilead Elementary School; Pre-K, March 24, 2 - 5 p.m. at Little Friends of Troy; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 25, 12 - 5 p.m., Candor Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Green Ridge Elementary School; Pre-K, March 28, 9 - 11 a.m., Montgomery Community College at the State of Our Schools event; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Troy Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 31, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Star Elementary School; Pre-K, April 2, 2 – 5 p.m., Eggleston’s Playground, Biscoe.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – March 18, 1 p.m., Spring Fling and Talent Show. Come show your talent or just to enjoy the show. Bring a pick up food item. Call 910-572-4464, to register for talent show. March 20, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion by the Rev. Dough Beadle. For information or to RSVP call 910-572-4464. AARP Free Tax Assistance, March 18. Call 910-572-4464 for appointment times.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION – March 19, 6 p.m., March meeting, Montgomery County Ag building. Jeff Stone will be speaking on swarm management.

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WEST MONTGOMERY ATHLETIC BOOSTERS – March 21, 7 p.m., James Garner Center, Annual Reverse Raffle. Tickets are $100 for a chance to win $10,000. This also includes a steak dinner for 2 that evening. Call 910-975-9116 with any questions.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOLS - March 28, 9 – 11 a.m., State of Our Schools Address, at Montgomery Community College. Join Dr. Ellis and principals as they provide an update on the things happening in our schools. Breakfast will also be served beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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ONE COMMUNITY DOWNTOWN CLEAN-UP – March 28, 10 a.m. – Noon, Mt. Gilead. Meet at Mt. Gilead Fire Department, vest, gloves and trash bags will be provided. Lunch will be provided after the clean-up.

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BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT – March 28, 11 a.m. – until, annual Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser. Plates $8, eat in or carry out. For deliveries call 910-428-4541. Auction begins at 6 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – Travel back to the 1800s on April 2, inaugural Spring Ether Candy Hunt and Social, at Ether Methodist Church. There will be a brief over view of the history of Ether in general and Ether Methodist Church specifically. There will be finger sandwiches and beverages, period costumes are encouraged. The candy hunt will start at 11 a.m. To make a reservation contact Brenda Osborne 910-571-0434. The Montgomery County Council on Aging is joining forces with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension to offer a “Better Choice” class at our White Crest Baptist site. This class will offer guidelines and mentoring on how to make better and healthier choices in your everyday life. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. To reserve your spot, contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693. Learn to crochet. Star Montgomery Community Center is holding a beginners crochet class on Mondays from 12 - 1 p.m. Each class only cost $1. We provide hooks for use but you must bring your own yarn. No reservations necessary.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Open March to April Sunday afternoons, 2 – 4 p.m. hosted by friends and volunteers of the museum. “Paintings from Yesteryears” exhibit of local artist dating back to 1800s. No cost for admission.

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EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

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PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY - April 2, 1 – 6 p.m., student-parent conferences. Also having our Spring Auction in the gym and our book fair will be held in the media center. Families will enjoy a hotdog from a vendor and should be a wonderful time to meet with teachers/parents, pick up EOG study material, buy a book, and possibly win 4 tickets to Disney or our gift card tree. On 24 April, in celebration of Month of the Military Child and a donation to a Wounded Warrior Organization, we will host the 82nd Airborne Pop Band as they perform for our students at noon.

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PROJECT BELIEVE – Will open its doors for its annual prom dress closet for high school students. Any young lady in need of a prom dress may come by April 4, 8:30 - 11 a.m. at the new location, First Baptist Church in Troy. If the dress fits it is yours.

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CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

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RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVOR DINNER - May 2, 6 p.m. at Biscoe Presbyterian Church. If you or someone you know is a cancer survivor contact Angie Sasser 910-576-2568 or 910-576-5000; Candy Sheryn 910-571-8179 to receive your invitation.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY VETERANS INC. – Post 443 invites all active members or veterans of any military branch with an honorable discharge to join them the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 443 Troy-Candor Rd. Men or ladies 14 years or older related to an honorably discharged veteran or active duty military person may join the auxiliary. Shadows of the Stars, 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6 – 9 p.m. bring your cd’s and sing.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 03/11/2015
County Calendar

BCM COMMUNITY MEETING – March 14, 6 p.m., Rev. Chester Little Building, Brutonville. Everyone is invited to attend.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - March 14, 6 p.m., Black History Program, attire ole fashion clothes, ole timey food will be served. No admission. Sponsored by Program Committee.

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RELAY FOR LIFE – March 14, 5 – 9 p.m., Help Give Cancer the Boot! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, sponsored by First Bank. $10 admission includes barbecue sandwich, chips and drink. Live music, face painting, silent auction, bake sale, barbecue sale and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets at First Bank in Troy and Biscoe or at the door.

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NC SCHOOL REGISTRATION - Pre-K, March 12, 3:30 - 6 p.m., Wescare Center for Children; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 19, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mt. Gilead Elementary School; Pre-K, March 24, 2 - 5 p.m. at Little Friends of Troy; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 25, 12 - 5 p.m., Candor Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Green Ridge Elementary School; Pre-K, March 28, 9 - 11 a.m., Montgomery Community College at the State of Our Schools event; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Troy Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 31, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Star Elementary School; Pre-K, April 2, 2 – 5 p.m., Eggleston’s Playground, Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – Along with the Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter, is hosting a “Lunch and Learn” class at our Star Montgomery Community Center, March 17, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided for participants. The workshop is at no charge but reservation is requested by no later than March 16. Sign up by contacting the Council on aging at 910-572-3757. The inaugural Spring Fling! will be held March 20, 12:30 – 4 p.m. Meal will be provided. There will be music from the band Midnight Run. There is no charge for attendance but donations are accepted. To make your reservation contact Robert at 910-572-3757 no later than March 16. Travel back to the 1800s on April 2, inaugural Spring Ether Candy Hunt and Social, at Ether Methodist Church. There will be a brief over view of the history of Ether in general and Ether Methodist Church specifically. There will be finger sandwiches and beverages, period costumes are encouraged. The candy hunt will start at 11 a.m. To make a reservation contact Brenda Osborne 910-571-0434. The Montgomery County Council on Aging is joining forces with the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension to offer a “Better Choice” class at our White Crest Baptist site. This class will offer guidelines and mentoring on how to make better and healthier choices in your everyday life. Classes are scheduled to begin on May 5 with a sign-up session. They will run from 10 - 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 9 classes. To reserve your spot, contact Carolyn at 910-439-1693. Learn to crochet. Star Montgomery Community Center is holding a beginners crochet class on Mondays from 12 - 1 p.m. Each class only cost $1. We provide hooks for use but you must bring your own yarn. No reservations necessary.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – March 18, 1 p.m., Spring Fling and Talent Show. Come show your talent or just to enjoy the show. Bring a pick up food item. Call 910-572-4464, to register for talent show. March 20, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion by the Rev. Dough Beadle. For information or to RSVP call 910-572-4464. AARP Free Tax Assistance, March 18. Call 910-572-4464 for appointment times.

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WEST MONTGOMERY ATHLETIC BOOSTERS – March 21, 7 p.m., James Garner Center, Annual Reverse Raffle. Tickets are $100 for a chance to win $10,000. This also includes a steak dinner for 2 that evening. Call 910-975-9116 with any questions.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOLS - March 28, 9 – 11 a.m., State of Our Schools Address, at Montgomery Community College. Join Dr. Ellis and principals as they provide an update on the things happening in our schools. Breakfast will also be served beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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ONE COMMUNITY DOWNTOWN CLEAN-UP – March 28, 10 a.m. – Noon, Mt. Gilead. Meet at Mt. Gilead Fire Department, vest, gloves and trash bags will be provided. Lunch will be provided after the clean-up.

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BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT – March 28, 11 a.m. – until, annual Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser. Plates $8, eat in or carry out. For deliveries call 910-428-4541. Auction begins at 6 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Open March to April Sunday afternoons, 2 – 4 p.m. hosted by friends and volunteers of the museum. “Paintings from Yesteryears” exhibit of local artist dating back to 1800s. No cost for admission.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

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PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY - April 2, 1 – 6 p.m., student-parent conferences. Also having our Spring Auction in the gym and our book fair will be held in the media center. Families will enjoy a hotdog from a vendor and should be a wonderful time to meet with teachers/parents, pick up EOG study material, buy a book, and possibly win 4 tickets to Disney or our gift card tree. On 24 April, in celebration of Month of the Military Child and a donation to a Wounded Warrior Organization, we will host the 82nd Airborne Pop Band as they perform for our students at noon.

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CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 03/04/2015
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – Beginning March 2, at our Star Montgomery Community Center, a Matter of Balance emphasizes practical strategies to reduce a fear of falling and increase activity levels for seniors ages 60 and up. This program will run a 2 hour session once a week for 8 weeks. There is no charge for this class. For more information, or to sign up, contact the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757.

• • •

DEMOCRAT PARTY - Precinct meetings will be held March 3, 6:30 p.m. at the normal precinct voting locations. All democrats are encouraged to attend these important meeting.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY – March 7, 9 a.m., Convention with Concurrent Precinct Meetings, Uwharrie Mountain Lodge. Guest speaker Omer Causey. Registration beings at 8 a.m. Light refreshments served.

• • •

WEST MONTOGMERY HIGH SCHOOL – March 7, 6 p.m., “So You Think Your School Rocks?” talent show. $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Proceeds benefit Communities in Schools of Montgomery County. Tickets available at all Montgomery County Schools.

• • •

THROWBACK BASKETBALL GAME – March 7, 5 p.m., West Montgomery High School Gym, “Battle of the Best; East or West!” The Young School men, West vs. East; the Old School Warriors of West Montgomery vs. the Throwback Eagles of East Montgomery. Adults $5, children 12 and under $3.

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BCM COMMUNITY MEETING – March 14, 6 p.m., Rev. Chester Little Building, Brutonville. Everyone is invited to attend.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - March 14, 6 p.m., Black History Program, attire ole fashion clothes, ole timey food will be served. No admission. Sponsored by Program Committee.

• • •

RELAY FOR LIFE – March 14, 5 – 9 p.m., Help Give Cancer the Boot! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, sponsored by First Bank. $10 admission includes barbecue sandwich, chips and drink. Live music, face painting, silent auction, bake sale, barbecue sale and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets at First Bank in Troy and Biscoe or at the door.

• • •

NC SCHOOL REGISTRATION - Pre-K, March 18, 2 - 5 p.m., Wescare Center for Children; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 19, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mt. Gilead Elementary School; Pre-K, March 24, 2 - 5 p.m. at Little Friends of Troy; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 25, 12 - 5 p.m., Candor Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Green Ridge Elementary School; Pre-K, March 28, 9 - 11 a.m., Montgomery Community College at the State of Our Schools event; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Troy Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 31, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Star Elementary School; Pre-K, April 2, 2 – 5 p.m., Eggleston’s Playground, Biscoe.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – March 18, 1 p.m., Spring Fling and Talent Show. Come show your talent or just to enjoy the show. Bring a pick up food item. Call 910-572-4464, to register for talent show. March 20, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion by the Rev. Dough Beadle. For information or to RSVP call 910-572-4464.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOLS - March 28, 9 – 11 a.m., State of Our Schools Address, at Montgomery Community College. Join Dr. Ellis and principals as they provide an update on the things happening in our schools. Breakfast will also be served beginning at 8:30 a.m.

• • •

BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT – March 28, 11 a.m. – until, annual Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser. Plates $8, eat in or carry out. For deliveries call 910-428-4541. Auction begins at 6 p.m.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

• • •

PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY – April 2, 1 – 6 p.m., Parent/Teacher conferences. April 24, noon, 82nd Airborne Band Wounded Warrior.

• • •

CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 02/25/2015
County Calendar

COOPERATIVE EXTENTION – Feb. 26, 12 – 1 p.m., pressure cooker lunch and learn. The cost is $5. To sign up contact Hayley Napier at 910-576-6011.

• • •

WEST MONTOGMERY HIGH SCHOOL – Feb. 27, 6 p.m., “So You Think Your School Rocks?” talent show. $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Proceeds benefit Communities in Schools of Montgomery County. Tickets available at all Montgomery County Schools.

• • •

STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM – Feb. 28, at Star Town Hall, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. lunch, 4 – 6:30 p.m. dinner, Poor Mans Meal, eat in or take out. $6 plate includes pintos, stewed potatoes, coleslaw, cornbread, dessert and drink.

• • •

TEAM HOPE RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM – Feb. 28, 4:30 – 7 p.m., Family Life Center, Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser and Singing to benefit Linda Byrd. $7 plate includes salad, bread, dessert and drink. Potter’s Will at 6:30 p.m.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – Beginning March 2, at our Star Montgomery Community Center, a Matter of Balance emphasizes practical strategies to reduce a fear of falling and increase activity levels for seniors ages 60 and up. This program will run a 2 hour session once a week for 8 weeks. There is no charge for this class. For more information, or to sign up, contact the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757.

• • •

DEMOCRAT PARTY - Precinct meetings will be held March 3, 6:30 p.m. at the normal precinct voting locations. All democrats are encouraged to attend these important meeting.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY – March 7, 9 a.m., Convention with Concurrent Precinct Meetings, Uwharrie Mountain Lodge. Guest speaker Omer Causey. Registration beings at 8 a.m. Light refreshments served.

• • •

THROWBACK BASKETBALL GAME – March 7, 5 p.m., West Montgomery High School Gym, “Battle of the Best; East or West!” The Young School men, West vs. East; the Old School Warriors of West Montgomery vs. the Throwback Eagles of East Montgomery. Adults $5, children 12 and under $3.

• • •

RELAY FOR LIFE – March 14, 5 – 9 p.m., Help Give Cancer the Boot! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society, sponsored by First Bank. $10 admission includes barbecue sandwich, chips and drink. Live music, face painting, silent auction, bake sale, barbecue sale and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets at First Bank in Troy and Biscoe or at the door.

• • •

NC SCHOOL REGISTRATION - Pre-K, March 18, 2 - 5 p.m., Wescare Center for Children; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 19, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mt. Gilead Elementary School; Pre-K, March 24, 2 - 5 p.m. at Little Friends of Troy; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 25, 12 - 5 p.m., Candor Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Green Ridge Elementary School; Pre-K, March 28, 9 - 11 a.m., Montgomery Community College at the State of Our Schools event; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Troy Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 31, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Star Elementary School; Pre-K, April 2, 2 – 5 p.m., Eggleston’s Playground, Biscoe.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – March 18, 1 p.m., Spring Fling and Talent Show. Come show your talent or just to enjoy the show. Bring a pick up food item. Call 910-572-4464, to register for talent show. March 20, 8:30 a.m., prayer breakfast. Devotion by the Rev. Dough Beadle. For information or to RSVP call 910-572-4464.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOLS - March 28, 9 – 11 a.m., State of Our Schools Address, at Montgomery Community College. Join Dr. Ellis and principals as they provide an update on the things happening in our schools. Breakfast will also be served beginning at 8:30 a.m.

• • •

BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT – March 28, 11 a.m. – until, annual Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser. Plates $8, eat in or carry out. For deliveries call 910-428-4541. Auction begins at 6 p.m.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

• • •

CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 02/18/2015
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARIES – Hosting Yankee Candle Fundraising sale to benefit Relay for Life through Feb. 19. Visit any Montgomery County Public Library to order from catalog. Online purchases may be made at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, enter our account number, 990063528, in order to designate Relay for Life and our team.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION – Feb. 19, 6 p.m., Montgomery County Library meeting room, February Meeting. Beekeeping expert Bill Sheppard will be speaking on “Healthy Bees Coming into Spring.” Refreshments will be served. Open to anyone interested in beekeeping. Members asked to bring a friend.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY - Feb. 22, 1 – 4 p.m. “World Yoga Day,” free classes, food and more at CAPA Yoga, Troy.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Feb. 24, 11 a.m. celebrate "A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture" at Montgomery Community College Tuesday, February 24 at 11 AM in the Multipurpose Room. Performances by West Middle School Step Team and T2 Fresh & the East Montgomery Players. Motivational speaker Kiera DesChamps will keynote. Free admission.

• • •

NAACP – Feb. 24, 7 p.m. meeting scheduled at the Tree of Life in Candor.

• • •

COOPERATIVE EXTENTION – Feb. 26, 12 – 1 p.m., pressure cooker lunch and learn. The cost is $5. To sign up contact Hayley Napier at 910-576-6011.

• • •

TEAM HOPE RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM – Feb. 28, 4:30 – 7 p.m., Family Life Center, Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser and Singing to benefit Linda Byrd. $7 plate includes salad, bread, dessert and drink. Potter’s Will at 6:30 p.m.

• • •

DEMOCRAT PARTY - Precinct meetings will be held March 3, 6:30 p.m. at the normal precinct voting locations. All democrats are encouraged to attend these important meeting.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY – March 7, 9 a.m., Convention with Concurrent Precinct Meetings, Uwharrie Mountain Lodge. Guest speaker Omer Causey. Registration beings at 8 a.m. Light refreshments served.

• • •

RELAY FOR LIFE – March 14, 5 – 9 p.m., Help Give Cancer the Boot! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. $10 admission includes barbecue sandwich, chips and drink. Live music, face painting, silent auction, bake sale, barbecue sale and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets at First Bank in Troy and Biscoe or at the door.

• • •

NC SCHOOL REGISTRATION - Pre-K, March 18, 2 - 5 p.m., Wescare Center for Children; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 19, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mt. Gilead Elementary School; Pre-K, March 24, 2 - 5 p.m. at Little Friends of Troy; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 25, 12 - 5 p.m., Candor Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Green Ridge Elementary School; Pre-K, March 28, 9 - 11 a.m., Montgomery Community College at the State of Our Schools event; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Troy Elementary School; Pre-K and Kindergarten, March 31, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Star Elementary School; Pre-K, April 2, 2 – 5 p.m., Eggleston’s Playground, Biscoe.

• • •

BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT – March 28, 11 a.m. – until, annual Barbecue Chicken Fundraiser. Plates $8, eat in or carry out. For deliveries call 910-428-4541. Auction begins at 6 p.m.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

• • •

CANDOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – April, 18, 9 a.m. – until, Cruz-In, Dinner, Auction and Raffle. Spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., eat in or take out, cost donation. Raffle drawing, 6:15 p.m. tickets can be purchased at Candor Town Hall, Edd’s Power Window Service or from a Candor Fire Dept. member. Live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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RELAY FOR LIFE - First Bank Valentines Raffle benefiting Relay for Life. Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5. Purchase at any First Bank in Montgomery County. 1st prize is a 1 hour massage at Escape on Tillery, 2nd - $50 gift card to your favorite restaurant, 3rd - $25 gas card.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING – Feb. 17, departure 9 a.m., trip to the Rankin Museum, Ellerbe, the trip is available to any seniors interested. There will be a stop at Denise’s Diner, Ellerbe for lunch. Cost for the van ride is $5 and admission is $2-$4. You will also need to bring money for lunch. For more information or to reserve your spot, contact Brenda Osborne at 910-571-0434. Starting Feb. 23, at Star Montgomery Community Center, A Matter of Balance emphasizes practical strategies to reduce a fear of falling and increase activity levels for seniors ages 60 and up. This program will be a 2 hour session once a week for 8 weeks. There is no charge for this class. For more information, or to sign up, please contact the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARIES – Hosting Yankee Candle Fundraising sale to benefit Relay for Life through Feb. 19. Visit any Montgomery County Public Library to order from catalog. Online purchases may be made at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, enter our account number, 990063528, in order to designate Relay for Life and our team.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY - Feb. 22, 1 – 4 p.m. “World Yoga Day,” free classes, food and more at CAPA Yoga, Troy.

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MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Feb. 24, 11 a.m. celebrate "A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture" at Montgomery Community College Tuesday, February 24 at 11 AM in the Multipurpose Room. Performances by West Middle School Step Team and T2 Fresh & the East Montgomery Players. Motivational speaker Kiera DesChamps will keynote. Free admission.

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NAACP – Feb. 24, 7 p.m. meeting scheduled at the Tree of Life in Candor.

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COOPERATIVE EXTENTION – Feb. 26, 12 – 1 p.m., pressure cooker lunch and learn. The cost is $5. To sign up contact Hayley Napier at 910-576-6011.

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TEAM HOPE RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM – Feb. 28, 4:30 – 7 p.m., Family Life Center, Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser and Singing to benefit Linda Byrd. $7 plate includes salad, bread, dessert and drink. Potter’s Will at 6:30 p.m.

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RELAY FOR LIFE – March 14, 5 – 9 p.m., Help Give Cancer the Boot! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. $10 admission includes barbecue sandwich, chips and drink. Live music, face painting, silent auction, bake sale, barbecue sale and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets at First Bank in Troy and Biscoe or at the door.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

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SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 02/04/2015
County Calendar

MT. GILEAD CIVITAN PANCAKE SUPPER – Feb. 5, 5 – 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Adults $7, under 12 $4.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRAY – Feb. 8, 2 – 4 p.m., Storybook Art Reception to honor artists of The ARTifex Studio for their works of art created especially for the Children’s Room.

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RELAY FOR LIFE - First Bank Valentines Raffle benefiting Relay for Life. Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5. Purchase at any First Bank in Montgomery County. 1st prize is a 1 hour massage at Escape on Tillery, 2nd - $50 gift card to your favorite restaurant, 3rd - $25 gas card.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARIES – Hosting Yankee Candle Fundraising sale to benefit Relay for Life through Feb. 19. Visit any Montgomery County Public Library to order from catalog. Online purchases may be made at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, enter our account number, 990063528, in order to designate Relay for Life and our team.

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NAACP – Feb. 24, 7 p.m. meeting scheduled at the Tree of Life in Candor.

COOPERATIVE EXTENTION – Feb. 26, 12 – 1 p.m., pressure cooker lunch and learn. The cost is $5. To sign up contact Hayley Napier at 910-576-6011.

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RELAY FOR LIFE – March 14, 5 – 9 p.m., Help Give Cancer the Boot! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. $10 admission includes barbecue sandwich, chips and drink. Live music, face painting, silent auction, bake sale, barbecue sale and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets at First Bank in Troy and Biscoe or at the door.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

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SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 01/28/2015
County Calendar

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Feb. 2, 8:30 a.m., Prayer Breakfast. Devotion given by Rev. Jimmy Shirlen. Feb. 10, 1 p.m., Sweetheart Bingo, bring a $1 prize and a pick up food. All seniors (55+ or married to) are invited. Call 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. for information or to RSVP.

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MT. GILEAD CIVITAN PANCAKE SUPPER – Feb. 5, 5 – 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Adults $7, under 12 $4.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRAY – Feb. 8, 2 – 4 p.m., Storybook Art Reception to honor artists of The ARTifex Studio for their works of art created especially for the Children’s Room.

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RELAY FOR LIFE - First Bank Valentines Raffle benefiting Relay for Life. Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5. Purchase at any First Bank in Montgomery County. 1st prize is a 1 hour massage at Escape on Tillery, 2nd - $50 gift card to your favorite restaurant, 3rd - $25 gas card.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARIES – Hosting Yankee Candle Fundraising sale to benefit Relay for Life through Feb. 19. Visit any Montgomery County Public Library to order from catalog. Online purchases may be made at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, enter our account number, 990063528, in order to designate Relay for Life and our team.

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COOPERATIVE EXTENTION – Feb. 26, 12 – 1 p.m., pressure cooker lunch and learn. The cost is $5. To sign up contact Hayley Napier at 910-576-6011.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 01/21/2015
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. – Will be giving out free radon testing kits Jan. 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.

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WEST MONTGOMERY LIONS CLUB – Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long, Jan. 24, 7 p.m. James Garner Center. Tickets 704-985-6987 or jbranch205@windstream.net $20 reserved, $15 at door.

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EAST/WEST OLD SCHOOL BASKETBALL GAME – Jan. 24, 5 p.m. East Montgomery High School. For more information contact Wendy Clegg 910-572-2755 or Donald Cagle 910-428-9363

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MT. GILEAD CIVITAN PANCAKE SUPPER – Feb. 5, 5 – 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Adults $7, under 12 $4.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARIES – Hosting Yankee Candle Fundraising sale to benefit Relay for Life through Feb. 19. Visit any Montgomery County Public Library to order from catalog. Online purchases may be made at www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, enter our account number, 990063528, in order to designate Relay for Life and our team.

• • •

PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, through March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – The school has established a clothing closet on campus in memory of Shayla McKinnon, accepting clean clothing, shoes, and accessories appropriate for high school students. Donors can bring them by the school front office. Thealso need prom dresses, shoes, and for boys suits, ties, and dress shoes.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 01/14/2015
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COOPERATIVE EXTENTION AND THE COUNCIL ON AGING – Starting Jan. 15, Better Choices, a nutrition program for older adults with be held for five consecutive Thursdays at the Highland Community Center in Mt. Gilead, 10 - 11:30 a.m. This program will help seniors “eat well, shop smart and be healthy.” There is no charge for the program but registration is required by calling the Extension office at 910-576-6011 or Andrea Marshall at 910-571-6272.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION – Apiculture Webinar, Jan. 16, 6 p.m. Extension Office. Topic of webinar “What aspiring beekeepers really need to know: discussion among beekeepers.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM – Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Lunch and Learn in Montgomery County, at Montgomery County Partnership for Children. Discussion will include services and mission of Guardian Ad Litem program and the role of the Guardian Ad Litem. Lunch and training are free but registration in advance by Monday 1-12-15 is required to ensure the needs of the group. Contact Vickie Wilson with the Randolph Montgomery Family Support Program in order to register by phone 336-870-3802 or toll free 1-877-211-7252 or email randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, Jan. 16, 8:30 a.m. with devotion given by the Rev. Paul Whitley. Chili luncheon with cornbread and desserts, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., $3 donation appreciated. All seniors, 55+ or married to are invited to attend events. For more information and RSVP, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMITTEE OF BISCOE – Jan. 19, 10 a.m., 23rd annual march, beginning at the Biscoe Town Hall and ending at East Montgomery High School auditorium with entertainment and refreshments. For more information contact Beatrice Harris 910-281-4619 or Blanche Barrett 910-220-2878.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. – Will be giving out free radon testing kits Jan. 23, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.

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WEST MONTGOMERY LIONS CLUB – Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long, Jan. 24, 7 p.m. James Garner Center. Tickets 704-985-6987 or jbranch205@windstream.net $20 reserved, $15 at door.

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PEABODY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION – July 3-5, E.E. Waddell Center, Albemarle. For all alumni, those who attended and friends. Contact Carol 910-572-3837, George 910-439-4552 or Anita 910-975-1546 for additional information.

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EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Annual Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, began January 1, and will end March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season began Nov. 26, and is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 01/07/2015
County Calendar

EAST MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 9881 - Annual Turkey Shoot on Thursdays, beginning January 1, and ending March 26, 7 p.m. until. $3 per shot. No reloads allowed. All 12 gauge barrels must check with 20 gauge shell. No alcohol will be permitted on premises. Post Home is located off 220 alternate, north side of Biscoe, on Page Street Ext., behind Duke Energy Progress substation. For further information, contact Commander Jerry Henley at 910-428-2042.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING - Breakfast for Montgomery County Veterans and their spouses Jan. 9, 9 - 10:30 a.m. at the Star-Montgomery Community Center. A continental breakfast will be provided. At the initial meeting we will plan and schedule future programs that may be informational and beneficial to the veterans and their spouses. Cards and games are will also be available. Veterans attending will also be able to receive surplus foods if they would like them. To register or learn more about the programs contact the council office at 910-572-3757.

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RELAY FOR LIFE KICK OFF EVENT – Jan. 12, 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, Troy. The goal this year has been set at $62,000. Starting now through the date of our kick off, any team that has registered will receive a free gift and be enrolled in a drawing to win a prize.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM – Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Lunch and Learn in Montgomery County, at Montgomery County Partnership for Children. Discussion will include services and mission of Guardian Ad Litem program and the role of the Guardian Ad Litem. Lunch and training are free but registration in advance by Monday 1-12-15 is required to ensure the needs of the group. Contact Vickie Wilson with the Randolph Montgomery Family Support Program in order to register by phone 336-870-3802 or toll free 1-877-211-7252 or email randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, Jan. 16, 8:30 a.m. with devotion given by the Rev. Paul Whitley. Chili luncheon with cornbread and desserts, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., $3 donation appreciated. All seniors, 55+ or married to are invited to attend events. For more information and RSVP, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• • •

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMITTEE OF BISCOE – Jan. 19, 10 a.m., 23rd annual march, beginning at the Biscoe Town Hall and ending at East Montgomery High School auditorium with entertainment and refreshments. For more information contact Beatrice Harris 910-281-4619 or Blanche Barrett 910-220-2878.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. - Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The Montgomery County Health Department will be giving out free radon testing kits for use in homes on Jan. 23, 10 a.m. - 2p.m.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season began Nov. 26, and is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 12/31/2014
COUNTY CALENDAR

COATS FOR KIDS – Mt. Gilead Fire Department accepting coats, gloves, hats and scarves until Dec. 31. Drop off at Mt. Gilead Town Hall Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed. 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Call Johnny Greene 910-572-7447 or Chief Keith Byrd 910-439-5051 for information.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, Jan. 16, 8:30 a.m. with devotion given by Rev. Paul Whitley. Chili luncheon with cornbread and deserts, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., $3 donation appreciated. All seniors, 55+ or married to are invited to attend events. For more information and RSVP, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• • •

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMITTEE OF BISCOE – Jan. 19, 10 a.m., 23rd annual march, beginning at the Biscoe Town Hall and ending at East Montgomery High School auditorium with entertainment and refreshments. For more information contact Beatrice Harris 910-281-4619 or Blanche Barrett 910-220-2878.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season began Nov. 26, and is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Tuesday 12/23/2014
County Calendar

COATS FOR KIDS – Mt. Gilead Fire Department accepting coats, gloves, hats and scarves until Dec. 31. Drop off at Mt. Gilead Town Hall Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed. 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Call Johnny Greene 910-572-7447 or Chief Keith Byrd 910-439-5051 for information.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, Jan. 16, 8:30 a.m. with devotion given by Rev. Paul Whitley. Chili luncheon with cornbread and deserts, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., $3 donation appreciated. All seniors, 55+ or married to are invited to attend events. For more information and RSVP, 910-572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• • •

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMITTEE OF BISCOE – Jan. 19, 10 a.m., 23rd annual march, beginning at the Biscoe Town Hall and ending at East Montgomery High School auditorium with entertainment and refreshments. For more information contact Beatrice Harris 910-281-4619 or Blanche Barrett 910-220-2878.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season began Nov. 26, and is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
COUNTY CALENDAR

MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Food and pet supply collection until Dec. 17. Drop off at Troy Fidelity Bank. They are collecting food items for the Biscoe Food Pantry as well.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Christmas prayer breakfast, Dec. 19, 8:30 a.m., with Christmas story by Rev. Doug Byrd and music by the Shirlens. Please bring pick up food items. For more information, call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• • •

HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Christmas banquet, Dec. 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center-Ford Place, Mt. Gilead; tickets $15 adults, children 6-12 $5, children under 5 free.

• • •

COATS FOR KIDS – Mt. Gilead Fire Department accepting coats, gloves, hats and scarves until Dec. 31. Drop off at Mt. Gilead Town Hall Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed. 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Call Johnny Greene 910-572-7447 or Chief Keith Byrd 910-439-5051 for information.

• • •

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMITTEE OF BISCOE – Jan. 19, 10 a.m., 23rd annual march, beginning at the Biscoe Town Hall and ending at East Montgomery High School auditorium with entertainment and refreshments. For more information contact Beatrice Harris 910-281-4619 or Blanche Barrett 910-220-2878.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season began Nov. 26, and is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 12/10/2014
COUNTY CALENDAR

SENIOR HOLIDAY PARTY – Dec. 11, noon, County Agricultural Center, Glen Road, the Montgomery County Council on Aging, Inc. is offering a holiday party for all senior adults (age 60 and up) residing in Montgomery County. This year’s event will include a traditional holiday meal and a presentation of “Santa’s Holiday Playlist” performed by Page Street Elementary students. There is no charge for this event but donations are accepted. To make your reservation or for more information, contact the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757 no later than Dec. 8.

• • •

RELAY FOR LIFE – Dec. 13, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Holiday Craft Bazaar, Star Elementary. Vendor spaces available for $10. Contact Beth Hall for more details or to reserve a space 910-220-1533.

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STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Twinkle Toes 5K and 1-mile fun run, Dec. 13, 1-mile at 8 a.m., 5K at 9 a.m. Early bird rate: $20 for 5K, $10 for 1-mile if registered by Dec. 1. After Dec. 1, fees: $25 for 5K, $15 for 1-mile. No charge for strollers, no pets allowed. Limited to 300 runners. Proceeds go to health and physical education projects at the Running Club at Star Elementary School. For more information, contact Stacey Crump, Race Director at stacey.crump@montgomery.k12.nc.us or 910-428-4333.

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STAR CHRISTMAS PARADE – Dec. 13, 2 p.m. rain or shine. No motorcycles will be able to ride through the parade unless they are on a trailer. The parade will be first come first serve. If you have any questions about the parade please call the Parade Chair, Cindy Johnson 910-428-4566 or 910-220-5532. Sponsored by the Halcyon Woman's Club.

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MISS, JUNIOR MISS AND LITTLE MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS –Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Star Elementary School. Applications will be in all the schools, you can check with the office at your school if you do not receive one. Applications will also be in Star Town Hall, Fidelity Bank Biscoe office, and Troy Flower Shop. This event is sponsored by The Halcyon Woman's Club. If you have any questions please call Patricia Hyde, Pageant Chair Person at 910-573-1374.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Food and pet supply collection until Dec. 17. Drop off at Troy Fidelity Bank. They are collecting food items for the Biscoe Food Pantry as well.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Christmas prayer breakfast, Dec. 19, 8:30 a.m., with Christmas story by Rev. Doug Byrd and music by the Shirlens. Please bring pick up food items. For more information, call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Christmas banquet, Dec. 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center-Ford Place, Mt. Gilead; tickets $15 adults, children 6-12 $5, children under 5 free.

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COATS FOR KIDS – Mt. Gilead Fire Department accepting coats, gloves, hats and scarves until Dec. 31. Drop off at Mt. Gilead Town Hall Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed. 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Call Johnny Greene 910-572-7447 or Chief Keith Byrd 910-439-5051 for information.

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SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season began Nov. 26, and is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
COUNTY CALENDAR

TROY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Make Christmas bottle lights, Dec. 4, 4 p.m. Accepting donations to cover cost of lights. Holiday Craft Fair, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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CANDOR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING – Dec. 5, 5:45 p.m., John M. Thompson MarketPlace. Santa will arrive at 6:15. Refreshments and music.

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STARWORKS ORNAMENT SALE AND OPEN HOUSE – Dec. 6, 10 a.m. – noon. Visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001 for more information.

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MT. GILEAD WINTER FESTIVAL – Dec. 6, Jingle Bell Dash 5K race, 10 a.m. Moving On bluegrass band performing and a car show, beginning 11 a.m. Christmas parade begins 2 p.m. Call Angel or Ralph for info 910-439-0017.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE – Planning meeting, Dec. 8, 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, Troy. Meeting will outline 2015 goals and plan kickoff event to be held Jan. 1. Public is invited to attend.

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SENIOR HOLIDAY PARTY – Dec. 11, noon, County Agricultural Center, Glen Road, the Montgomery County Council on Aging, Inc. is offering a holiday party for all senior adults (age 60 and up) residing in Montgomery County. This year’s event will include a traditional holiday meal and a presentation of “Santa’s Holiday Playlist” performed by Page Street Elementary students. There is no charge for this event but donations are accepted. To make your reservation or for more information, contact the Council on Aging at 910-572-3757 no later than Dec. 8.

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RELAY FOR LIFE – Dec. 13, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Holiday Craft Bazaar, Star Elementary. Vendor spaces available for $10. Contact Beth Hall for more details or to reserve a space 910-220-1533.

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STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Twinkle Toes 5K and 1-mile fun run, Dec. 13, 1-mile at 8 a.m., 5K at 9 a.m. Early bird rate: $20 for 5K, $10 for 1-mile if registered by Dec. 1. After Dec. 1, fees: $25 for 5K, $15 for 1-mile. No charge for strollers, no pets allowed. Limited to 300 runners. Proceeds go to health and physical education projects at the Running Club at Star Elementary School. For more information, contact Stacey Crump, Race Director at stacey.crump@montgomery.k12.nc.us or 910-428-4333.

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STAR CHRISTMAS PARADE – Dec. 13, 2 p.m. rain or shine. No motorcycles will be able to ride through the parade unless they are on a trailer. The parade will be first come first serve. If you have any questions about the parade please call the Parade Chair, Cindy Johnson 910-428-4566 or 910-220-5532. Sponsored by the Halcyon Woman's Club.

• • •

MISS, JUNIOR MISS AND LITTLE MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS –Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Star Elementary School. Applications will be in all the schools, you can check with the office at your school if you do not receive one. Applications will also be in Star Town Hall, Fidelity Bank Biscoe office, and Troy Flower Shop. This event is sponsored by The Halcyon Woman's Club. If you have any questions please call Patricia Hyde, Pageant Chair Person at 910-573-1374.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Food and pet supply collection until Dec. 17. Drop off at Troy Fidelity Bank. They are collecting food items for the Biscoe Food Pantry as well.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Christmas banquet, Dec. 20, 6 p.m., Haywood Event Center-Ford Place, Mt. Gilead; tickets $15 adults, children 6-12 $5, children under 5 free.

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COATS FOR KIDS – Mt. Gilead Fire Department accepting coats, gloves, hats and scarves until Dec. 31. Drop off at Mt. Gilead Town Hall Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed. 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Call Johnny Greene 910-572-7447 or Chief Keith Byrd 910-439-5051 for information.

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SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season began Nov. 26, and is extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or make a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910-576-1000. All donations will stay in the county.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
COUNTY CALENDAR

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Caregiver training, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. with David Harper, facilitator. Prayer breakfast Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m. Devotion by Rev. Jamie Sink. All seniors 55+ and spouses are invited to attend. For more information call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H – Christmas Greenery Sale, 6-7ft. Frasier Firs $40, 7-8ft. Frasier Firs $50, if purchased by Nov. 20 deadline. Increases $10 each after deadline. 24 in. Frasier Fir wreaths $25 each. Trees and wreaths can be purchased for donation to a local family in need, nursing home, church, etc. Orders may be placed at 4-H office or through 4-H members. To place order call 910-576-6011 or fax 910-576-2635, email kim_gibson@ncsu.edu or Chrissy_Haynes@ncsu.edu

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COATS FOR KIDS – All Montgomery County fire departments will be accepting coats from now until Nov. 21. New or gently used coats for grades K-5 all sizes welcome. No dry clean. Sizes 6-12 youth boys and girls needed. To make a monetary donation or for more information contact Rebecca Dale at Badin Lake Fire Department, 336-461-3211.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT – Hosting an Awareness Walk for the Great American Smoke Out in an effort to promote smoke free parks on Nov. 21 at Deaton Monroe Park (Biscoe park) from 12 - 1 p.m.

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TREE OF HOPE STUFF THE BUS - Nov. 22 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Walmart has allowed us to park a bus in their parking lot to collect toys, clothes, school supplies, etc. for the Tree of Hope. There are 803 kids this year and based on past years there will be 1/3 of these kids not taken from trees located throughout the county. This means that these children's needs and wishes will be taken care of through donations that are collected, such as the Stuff the Bus campaign.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Food and pet supply collection Nov. 24 – Dec. 17. Drop off at Troy Fidelity Bank.

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SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season will begin Nov. 26, and extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. To avoid the fee, soil samples have to be on the Agronomic Lab loading dock in Raleigh by 6 p.m. Nov. 25. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

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SWEARING IN CEREMONY – Clerk of Court and Montgomery County Sheriff installment ceremonies will be held Dec. 1, 10 a.m. First Baptist Church, Troy. The public is invited to attend.

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TROY LIBRARY – Make Christmas bottle lights 4 p.m. Dec. 4. A donation will be appreciated to cover the cost of the lights.

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MT. GILEAD WINTER FESTIVAL – Dec. 6, starting with the Jingle Bell Dash 5k race 10 a.m. There will be vendors selling food and other items (vendors call for info). The Moving On bluegrass band will be performing starting at 11 a.m. and a car show at 11 a.m. Christmas parade starts at 2 p.m. Call Angel or Ralph for info 910-439-0017.

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STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Twinkle Toes 5K and 1-mile fun run, Dec. 13, 1-mile at 8 a.m., 5K at 9 a.m. Early bird rate: $20 for 5K, $10 for 1-mile if registered by Dec. 1. After Dec. 1, fees: $25 for 5K, $15 for 1-mile. No charge for strollers, no pets allowed. Limited to 300 runners. Proceeds go to health and physical education projects at the Running Club at Star Elementary School. For more information, contact Stacey Crump, Race Director at stacey.crump@montgomery.k12.nc.us or 910-428-4333.

• • •

STAR CHRISTMAS PARADE – Sponsored by the Halcyon Woman's Club will be held Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. rain or shine. No motorcycles will be able to ride through the parade unless they are on a trailer. The parade will be first come first serve. If you have any questions about the parade please call the Parade Chair, Cindy Johnson 910-428-4566 or 910-220-5532.

• • •

MISS, JUNIOR MISS AND LITTLE MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS –Dec. 13, 7 p.m. at Star Elementary School. Applications will be in all the schools, you can check with the office at your school if you do not receive one. The applications will also be in the Star Town Hall, Fidelity Bank Biscoe office, and Troy Flower Shop. This event is sponsored by The Halcyon Woman's Club. If you have any questions please call Patricia Hyde Pageant Chair Person at 910-573-1374.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER - Sponsoring a Christmas banquet celebration Dec. 20, 6 p.m., at Haywood Event Center-Ford Place, Mt. Gilead; door prizes, tickets $15 adults, 6-12 $5, under 5 free.

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COATS FOR KIDS – Mt. Gilead Fire Department will be accepting coats, gloves, hats and scarves from now until Dec. 31. Drop off at Mt. Gilead town hall Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wed. 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Call Johnny Greene 910-572-7447 or Chief Keith Byrd 910-439-5051 for information.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

• • •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

• • •

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757

Wednesday 11/12/2014
COUNTY CALENDAR

BLOOD DRIVE – Nov. 3, 2 p.m. – 615 p.m., Wescare Academy. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., MCC.

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WADEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. - until. Plates $8.

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LUNG CANCER BENEFIT – Benefit for Angela Patterson, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. at Brutonville School. Proceeds to help with medical expenses. Call Inez Smith for more information 910-573-2631.

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PEKIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. – until. Raffle drawings 5 p.m. $7 per plate, chicken or pork barbecue.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER – Bake Sale, Nov. 15, Food King, Mt. Gilead. Proceeds go to the Highland Community Center. For more information or to donate baked goods call Cathy Johnson 910-439-5053.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – Warrior 5K Color Fun Run, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. Race day registration $25, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at WMHS. Mail registration by Nov. 1 to Warrior 5K, WMHS, 147 Warrior Dr., Mt. Gilead, N.C. 27306. Make checks payable to WMHS Beta Club. Wear white if you want to participate in the color.

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HEALTHY HOME AND COMMUNITY CLUB – Healthy Holiday Favorites Program Nov. 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost: $10. Contact Hayley Napier at 910-576-6011 for more info.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Caregiver training, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. with David Harper, facilitator. Prayer breakfast Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m. Devotion by Rev. Jamie Sink. All seniors 55+ and spouses are invited to attend. For more information call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H – Christmas Greenery Sale, 6-7ft. Frasier Firs $40, 7-8ft. Frasier Firs $50, if purchased by Nov. 20 deadline. Increases $10 each after deadline. 24 in. Frasier Fir wreaths $25 each. Trees and wreaths can be purchased for donation to a local family in need, nursing home, church, etc. Orders may be placed at 4-H office or through 4-H members. To place order call 910-576-6011 or fax 910-576-2635, email kim_gibson@ncsu.edu or Chrissy_Haynes@ncsu.edu

• • •

COATS FOR KIDS – All Montgomery County fire departments will be accepting coats from now until Nov. 21. New or gently used coats for grades K-5 all sizes welcome. No dry clean. Sizes 6-12 youth boys and girls needed. To make a monetary donation or for more information contact Rebecca Dale at Badin Lake Fire Department, 336-461-3211.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT – Hosting an Awareness Walk for the Great American Smoke Out in an effort to promote smoke free parks on Nov. 21 at Deaton Monroe Park (Biscoe park) from 12 - 1 p.m.

• • •

SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season will begin Nov. 26, and extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. To avoid the fee, soil samples have to be on the Agronomic Lab loading dock in Raleigh by 6 p.m. Nov. 25. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

• • •

SWEARING IN CEREMONY – Clerk of Court and Montgomery County Sheriff installment ceremonies will be held Dec. 1, 10 a.m. First Baptist Church, Troy. The public is invited to attend.

• • •

STAR CHRISTMAS PARADE – Sponsored by the Halcyon Woman's Club will be held Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. rain or shine. No motorcycles will be able to ride through the parade unless they are on a trailer. The parade will be first come first serve. If you have any questions about the parade please call the Parade Chair, Cindy Johnson 910-428-4566 or 910-220-5532.

• • •

MISS, JUNIOR MISS AND LITTLE MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS –Dec. 13, 7 p.m. at Star Elementary School. Applications will be in all the schools, you can check with the office at your school if you do not receive one. The applications will also be in the Star Town Hall, Fidelity Bank Biscoe office, and Troy Flower Shop. This event is sponsored by The Halcyon Woman's Club. If you have any questions please call Patricia Hyde Pageant Chair Person at 910-573-1374.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENIOR SOCIAL CLUBS – Sponsored by the Montgomery County Council on Aging, provides a place for seniors to gather within their community for social, recreational, educational and informational purposes. Schedule: beginning at 11 a.m., first Monday, Ophir Community Center; second and fourth Mondays, Abner Macedonia Methodist Church; second Thursday, Star Town Hall; third Tuesday, Pekin Community Center; third Thursday, Eldorado Community Center; fourth Tuesday, White Crest Baptist Church. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., first Wednesday, Wadeville Community Center. For more information or to reserve your spot contact 910-572-3757

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WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

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4x4 MUD FEST FUND RAISER – Nov. 8, at The Farm, Hwy. 109 Uwharrie. Races start at 1 p.m. Admission $10. Sponsored by Badin Lake and Uwharrie Fire Departments.

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VETERANS DAY PARADE - Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. sponsored by the Montgomery County Veterans Council. A patriotic ceremony will be held at the Troy Town Hall at 10 am, with the Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem, and prayer. Lineup will begin on Page Street at 10 am. After the reserved spaces, other participants will line up on a first come, first serve basis. Immediately following the parade, the Lowe Warner American Legion Post 159, Troy, will host its annual military display in the Troy Town Hall. Anyone, who wishes to display items or have questions regarding the parade, should contact Russell Fuller, 910-572-3428.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION -– Gospel singing, Garner Center, Nov. 8 at 6p.m. This is a fundraiser to help pay the Bible History teacher in the high schools. Tickets $5 in advance and $6 at the door. For more information call 910-439-5043 or 910-571-0025.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION – Gospel singing, Nov. 8, James Garner Center, 6 p.m. – until. Tickets $5 in advance, $6 at door.

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BLOOD DRIVE – Nov. 3, 2 p.m. – 615 p.m., Wescare Academy. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., MCC.

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WADEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. until. Plates $8.

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LUNG CANCER BENEFIT – Benefit for Angela Patterson, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. at Brutonville School. All proceeds go to help the family with medical expenses. Call Inez Smith for more information 910-573-2631.

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PEKIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. – until. Raffle drawings 5 p.m. $7 per plate, chicken or pork barbecue.

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HIGHLAND COMMUNITY CENTER – Bake Sale, Nov. 15, Food King, Mt. Gilead. Proceeds go to the Highland Community Center. For more information or to donate baked goods, call Cathy Johnson 910-439-5053.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL – Warrior 5k Color Fun Run, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. Race day registration $25, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at WMHS. Mail registration by Nov. 1 to Warrior 5k, WMHS, 147 Warrior Dr., Mt. Gilead, NC 27306. Make checks payable to WMHS Beta Club. Wear white if you want to participate in the color.

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HEALTHY HOME AND COMMUNITY CLUB – Healthy Holiday Favorites Program on Nov. 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost: $10. Contact Hayley Napier at 910-576-6011 for more info.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Caregiver training, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. with David Harper, Facilitator. Prayer breakfast Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m. Devotion giving by Rev. Jamie Sink. All seniors (55+ or married to) are invited to attend. For more information call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H – Christmas Greenery Sale, 6-7ft. Frasier Firs $40, 7-8ft. Frasier Firs $50, if purchased by Nov. 20 deadline, increases $10 each after deadline. 24 in. Frasier Fir wreaths $25 each. Trees and wreaths can be purchased for donation to a local family in need, nursing home, church, etc. Orders may be placed at 4-H office or through 4-H members. To place order call 910-576-6011 or fax 910-576-2635, email kim_gibson@ncsu.edu or Chrissy_Haynes@ncsu.edu

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COATS FOR KIDS – All Montgomery County fire departments will be accepting coat from now until Nov. 21. New or gently used coats for K-5th grade all sizes welcome. No dry clean. Sizes 6-12 youth boys and girls needed. To make a monetary donation or for more information contact Rebecca Dale at Badin Lake Fire Department, 336-461-3211.

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SOIL TESTING – The Soil Test Peak Season will begin Nov. 26, and extend through March 31, 2015. During this time period, soil samples are charged a $4 per box sample fee. To avoid the fee, soil samples have to be on the Agronomic Lab loading dock in Raleigh by 6 p.m. Nov. 25. For more information about soil testing and the peak season fee, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office at 576-6011.

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STAR CHRISTMAS PARADE – Sponsored by the Halcyon Woman's Club will be held Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. rain or shine. No motorcycles will be able to ride through the parade unless they are on a trailer. The parade will be first come first serve. If you have any questions about the parade please call the Parade Chair, Cindy Johnson 910-428-4566 or 910-220-5532.

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MISS, JUNIOR MISS AND LITTLE MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS –Dec. 13, 7 p.m. at Star Elementary School. Applications will be in all the schools, you can check with the office at your school if you do not receive one. The applications will also be in the Star Town Hall, Fidelity Bank Biscoe office, and Troy Flower Shop. This event is sponsored by The Halcyon Woman's Club. If you have any questions please call Patricia Hyde Pageant Chair Person at 910-573-1374.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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CENTRAL PARK NC ANNUAL GATHERING –Growing Local, Growing Deep theme Oct. 30, 4 to 9 p.m. Try turning a pot on the wheel, blowing glass or forging metal during the STARworks Open Studios program, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The evening program begins at 5:30 p.m., with guest speaker Paul Saginaw, local food and beverages, live Celtic music and hot glass demonstration performed by guest artist John Miller. Register online at www.GrowingLocalGrowingDeep.eventbrite.com. Call (910) 428-9001 or visit www.CentralParkNC.org for information.

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BADIN LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT – Truck or Treat, Oct. 31, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. To set up a trunk be here at 5:30pm.

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HALLOWEEN IN THE PARK – Oct. 31, 5:30-8 p.m., Biscoe Park, ages toddler through 5th grade. Candy, popcorn, hot chocolate. Organized by the Town of Biscoe, for more information call 428-4112.

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DEMOCRATIC PARTY RALLY – Nov. 1, 11 a.m. – until, Special Occasions, Brutonville. Food, music, fellowship. Rides will be available to both one stop voting sites. Every Democrat is invited and encouraged to attend.

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MONTGOMERY VETERANS, INC. – Calvin C. Lewis Post 443 will hold veterans auction Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., 443 Troy-Candor Road. Donations for the auction are being accepted and will be tax deductible.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY NAACP – Get Out the Vote Rally Nov. 1, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Special Occasions Event Center, Candor. Meet the candidates and get informed about election issues. Refreshments and transportation to early voting will be provided. For additional information, call R.C. Bostic 910-974-4914

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MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – Montgomery Bandstand Dinner, Dancing & Drawing, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., James Garner Center. Tickets can be purchased from any MCC Employee or MCC Foundation Board Member, or at the MCC Foundation Office, 910-576-6222, Ext. 209

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WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

• • •

4x4 MUD FEST FUND RAISER – Nov. 8, at The Farm, Hwy. 109 Uwharrie. Races start at 1 p.m. Admission $10. Sponsored by Badin Lake and Uwharrie Fire Departments.

• • •

VETERANS DAY PARADE - Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. sponsored by the Montgomery County Veterans Council. A patriotic ceremony will be held at the Troy Town Hall at 10 am, with the Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem, and prayer. Lineup will begin on Page Street at 10 am. After the reserved spaces, other participants will line up on a first come, first serve basis. Immediately following the parade, the Lowe Warner American Legion Post 159, Troy, will host its annual military display in the Troy Town Hall. Anyone, who wishes to display items or have questions regarding the parade, should contact Russell Fuller, 910-572-3428.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION -– Gospel singing, Garner Center, Nov. 8 at 6p.m. This is a fundraiser to help pay the Bible History teacher in the high schools. Tickets $5 in advance and $6 at the door. For more information call 910-439-5043 or 910-571-0025.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION – Gospel singing, Nov. 8, James Garner Center, 6 p.m. – until. Tickets $5 in advance, $6 at door.

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BLOOD DRIVE – Nov. 3, 2 p.m. – 615 p.m., Wescare Academy. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., MCC.

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WADEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. until. Plates $8.

• • •

LUNG CANCER BENEFIT – Benefit for Angela Patterson, Nov. 14, 11 a.m. at Brutonville School. All proceeds go to help the family with medical expenses. Call Inez Smith for more information 910-573-2631.

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PEKIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. – until. Raffle drawings 5 p.m. $7 per plate, chicken or pork barbecue.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Caregiver training, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. with David Harper, Facilitator. Prayer breakfast Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m. Devotion giving by Rev. Jamie Sink. All seniors (55+ or married to) are invited to attend. For more information call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H – Christmas Greenery Sale, 6-7ft. Frasier Firs $40, 7-8ft. Frasier Firs $50, if purchased by Nov. 20 deadline, increases $10 each after deadline. 24 in. Frasier Fir wreaths $25 each. Trees and wreaths can be purchased for donation to a local family in need, nursing home, church, etc. Orders may be placed at 4-H office or through 4-H members. To place order call 910-576-6011 or fax 910-576-2635, email kim_gibson@ncsu.edu or Chrissy_Haynes@ncsu.edu

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COATS FOR KIDS – All Montgomery County fire departments will be accepting coat from now until Nov. 21. New or gently used coats for K-5th grade all sizes welcome. No dry clean. Sizes 6-12 youth boys and girls needed. To make a monetary donation or for more information contact Rebecca Dale at Badin Lake Fire Department, 336-461-3211.

• • •

STAR CHRISTMAS PARADE – Sponsored by the Halcyon Woman's Club will be held Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. rain or shine. No motorcycles will be able to ride through the parade unless they are on a trailer. The parade will be first come first serve. If you have any questions about the parade please call the Parade Chair, Cindy Johnson 910-428-4566 or 910-220-5532.

• • •

LITTLE MISS MERRY AND MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS PAGEANT – Dec. 13, 7 p.m. Application's for the pageant will be in the Schools by the end of Oct., they will also be available at the Star Town Hall and the Fidelity Bank, Biscoe office. If you have any questions about the pageant call the pageant chair, Patricia Hyde at 910-573-1374.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

• • •

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

• • •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

• • •

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

• • •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

• • •

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

• • •

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

• • •

AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H -– Horse Club forming, interest meeting for youth ages 5 – 18 and their parents will be held at the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension office Oct. 23, 6 p.m. Youth do not have to own a horse in order to participate. For more information, contact Chrissy Haynes at (910)576-6011.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Brunch with author Kianna Alexander Oct. 25, 11 a.m. at the Montgomery County Public Library, Troy. Alexander writes North Carolina historical romance fiction.

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CONCERNED CITIZENS AND COMMUNITY WATCH PROGRAM – Mt. Gilead “Jamming” Street Dance, featuring DJ Versatility, Oct. 25, 6 – 10 p.m., West Allenton St., Mt. Gilead. Dance, relax and watch.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Halloween with Elvis, Oct. 25, James Garner Center. Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. with show starting at 7 p.m. $35. Silent auction held with proceeds going to the Montgomery County Humane Society. Call 910-572-2779 for details.

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JACKSON SPRINGS COMMUNITY CLUB – Annual chicken and dumpling supper, 5 – 8p.m., Oct. 25, at the Club House, 447 Mill Rd, Jackson Springs. Dinner includes dumplings, roll, slaw, baked beans, dessert and tea or coffee, $7. Children 12 and under $3. Johnny “O” is providing auction services for this fund raising event. All monies raised are used for community needs to include scholarships to deserving students in the Jackson Springs area. Donations (no clothing please) will be accepted by calling Judy Boroughs 910-673-5963 (cell: 910-639-5366) or O’Neal Bennett 910-974-9406.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – October exhibit: Photography by Bill Price, displaying A Trip to the Amazon. Power Point presentation with the photographer Oct. 26, 2 p.m. The museum is open Sundays from 2-4 p.m., admission is free.

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WEST MONTGOMERY THEATRE DEPARTMENT – Talent show, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. Support the arts and watch local talent perform in front of judges. Admission $3.

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BADIN LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT – Truck or Treat, Oct. 31, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. To set up a trunk be here at 5:30pm.

• • •

HALLOWEEN IN THE PARK – Oct. 31, 5:30-8 p.m., Biscoe Park, ages toddler through 5th grade. Candy, popcorn, hot chocolate. Organized by the Town of Biscoe, for more information call 428-4112.

• • •

DEMOCRATIC PARTY RALLY – Nov. 1, 11 a.m. – until, Special Occasions, Brutonville. Food, music, fellowship. Rides will be available to both one stop voting sites. Every Democrat is invited and encouraged to attend.

• • •

MONTGOMERY VETERANS, INC. – Calvin C. Lewis Post 443 will hold veterans auction Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., 443 Troy-Candor Road. Donations for the auction are being accepted and will be tax deductible.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – Montgomery Bandstand Dinner, Dancing & Drawing, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., James Garner Center. Tickets can be purchased from any MCC Employee or MCC Foundation Board Member, or at the MCC Foundation Office, 910-576-6222, Ext. 209

• • •

WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

• • •

4x4 MUD FEST FUND RAISER – Nov. 8, at The Farm, Hwy. 109 Uwharrie. Races start at 1 p.m. Admission $10. Sponsored by Badin Lake and Uwharrie Fire Departments.

• • •

VETERANS DAY PARADE - Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. sponsored by the Montgomery County Veterans Council. A patriotic ceremony will be held at the Troy Town Hall at 10 am, with the Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem, and prayer. Lineup will begin on Page Street at 10 am. After the reserved spaces, other participants will line up on a first come, first serve basis. Immediately following the parade, the Lowe Warner American Legion Post 159, Troy, will host its annual military display in the Troy Town Hall. Anyone, who wishes to display items or have questions regarding the parade, should contact Russell Fuller, 910-572-3428.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION -– Gospel singing, Garner Center, Nov. 8 at 6p.m. This is a fundraiser to help pay the Bible History teacher in the high schools. Tickets $5 in advance and $6 at the door. For more information call 910-439-5043 or 910-571-0025.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION – Gospel singing, Nov. 8, James Garner Center, 6 p.m. – until. Tickets $5 in advance, $6 at door.

• • •

BLOOD DRIVE – Nov. 3, 2 p.m. – 615 p.m., Wescare Academy. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., MCC.

• • •

PEKIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. – until. Raffle drawings 5 p.m. $7 per plate, chicken or pork barbecue.

• • •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Caregiver training, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. with David Harper, Facilitator. Prayer breakfast Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m. Devotion giving by Rev. Jamie Sink. All seniors (55+ or married to) are invited to attend. For more information call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• • •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H – Christmas Greenery Sale, 6-7ft. Frasier Firs $40, 7-8ft. Frasier Firs $50, if purchased by Nov. 20 deadline, increases $10 each after deadline. 24 in. Frasier Fir wreaths $25 each. Trees and wreaths can be purchased for donation to a local family in need, nursing home, church, etc. Orders may be placed at 4-H office or through 4-H members. To place order call 910-576-6011 or fax 910-576-2635, email kim_gibson@ncsu.edu or Chrissy_Haynes@ncsu.edu

• • •

COATS FOR KIDS – All Montgomery County fire departments will be accepting coat from now until Nov. 21. New or gently used coats for K-5th grade all sizes welcome. No dry clean. Sizes 6-12 youth boys and girls needed. To make a monetary donation or for more information please contact Rebecca Dale at Badin Lake Fire Department, 336-461-3211.

• • •

STAR CHRISTMAS PARADE – Sponsored by the Halcyon Woman's Club will be held Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. rain or shine. No motorcycles will be able to ride through the parade unless they are on a trailer. The parade will be first come first serve. If you have any questions about the parade please call the Parade Chair, Cindy Johnson 910-428-4566 or 910-220-5532.

• • •

LITTLE MISS MERRY AND MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS PAGEANT – Dec. 13, 7 p.m. Application's for the pageant will be in the Schools by the end of Oct., they will also be available at the Star Town Hall and the Fidelity Bank, Biscoe office. If you have any questions about the pageant call the pageant chair, Patricia Hyde at 910-573-1374.

• • •

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

• • •

GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

• • •

AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

• • •

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Senior Fun Day, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., James Garner Center, information booths, screenings, flu shots (free with Medicare card), lunch provided. Pastor Appreciation Breakfast for Prayer Breakfast Ministers, Oct. 17, 8:30 a.m., bring pick up food item. Halloween Party, Oct. 31, 1 p.m., bring pick up food item, wear costume or orange and black. For additional information or to RSVP, call 572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD CIVITAN CLUB – Spaghetti supper, Oct. 16, 5-7 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Adults $7, children under 12 $4.

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CANDOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival, Oct. 17 5:30 – 8 p.m. Games, food, and fun.

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PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival, Oct. 17 5 – 7 p.m. Games, food, and fun.

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DAVID HURLEY BENEFIT – Hamburger/hotdog supper, Oct. 18, 5 – 7 p.m., Ag Center on Glenn Rd. Plates $8, children 6-10 $4, children 5 and under free. Thickety Creek Bluegrass Band will be playing from 5 – 7 p.m. Raffle drawing begins at 7 p.m. with live auction following. Bring your own chairs.

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LITTLE RIVER COMMUNITY BUILDING – Chicken and dumpling supper, Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m., donations accepted. Proceeds go to monthly upkeep and improvement of building. Performance by Acoustic Gravy, 6-7 p.m. Auction to follow.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY – Quilt Show, Oct. 19, 1 – 4 p.m. at the Historic Montgomery House, Hwy. 73, Mt. Gilead. Pottery, jewelry and art work for sale. Drawing for queen size quilt, 4 p.m. Quilt tickets at door $2 donation.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H -– Horse Club forming, interest meeting for youth ages 5 – 18 and their parents will be held at the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension office Oct. 23, 6 p.m. Youth do not have to own a horse in order to participate. For more information, contact Chrissy Haynes at (910)576-6011.

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CONCERNED CITIZENS AND COMMUNITY WATCH PROGRAM – Mt. Gilead “Jamming” Street Dance, featuring DJ Versatility, Oct. 25, 6 – 10 p.m., West Allenton St., Mt. Gilead. Dance, relax and watch.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Halloween with Elvis, Oct. 25, James Garner Center. Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. with show starting at 7 p.m. $35. Silent auction held with proceeds going to the Montgomery County Humane Society. Call 910-572-2779 for details.

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JACKSON SPRINGS COMMUNITY CLUB – Annual chicken and dumpling supper, 5 – 8p.m., Oct. 25, at the Club House, 447 Mill Rd, Jackson Springs. Dinner includes dumplings, roll, slaw, baked beans, dessert and tea or coffee, $7. Children 12 and under $3. Johnny “O” is providing auction services for this fund raising event. All monies raised are used for community needs to include scholarships to deserving students in the Jackson Springs area. Donations (no clothing please) will be accepted by calling Judy Boroughs 910-673-5963 (cell: 910-639-5366) or O’Neal Bennett 910-974-9406.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – October exhibit: Photography by Bill Price, displaying A Trip to the Amazon. Power Point presentation with the photographer Oct. 26, 2 p.m. The museum is open Sundays from 2-4 p.m., admission is free.

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WEST MONTGOMERY THEATRE DEPARTMENT – Talent show, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. Support the arts and watch local talent perform in front of judges. Admission $3.

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BADIN LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT – Truck or Treat, Oct. 31, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. To set up a trunk be here at 5:30pm.

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HALLOWEEN IN THE PARK – Oct. 31, 5:30-8 p.m., Biscoe Park, ages toddler through 5th grade. Candy, popcorn, hot chocolate. Organized by the Town of Biscoe, for more information call 428-4112.

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MONTGOMERY VETERANS, INC. – Calvin C. Lewis Post 443 will hold veterans auction Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., 443 Troy-Candor Road. Donations for the auction are being accepted and will be tax deductible.

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MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – Montgomery Bandstand Dinner, Dancing & Drawing, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., James Garner Center. Tickets can be purchased from any MCC Employee or MCC Foundation Board Member, or at the MCC Foundation Office, 910-576-6222, Ext. 209

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BLOOD DRIVE – Nov. 3, 2 p.m. – 615 p.m., Wescare Academy. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., MCC.

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4x4 MUD FEST FUND RAISER – Nov. 8, at The Farm, Hwy. 109 Uwharrie. Races start at 1 p.m. Admission $10. Sponsored by Badin Lake and Uwharrie Fire Departments.

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WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

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VETERANS DAY PARADE - Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. sponsored by the Montgomery County Veterans Council. A patriotic ceremony will be held at the Troy Town Hall at 10 am, with the Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem, and prayer. Lineup will begin on Page Street at 10 am. After the reserved spaces, other participants will line up on a first come, first serve basis. Immediately following the parade, the Lowe Warner American Legion Post 159, Troy, will host its annual military display in the Troy Town Hall. Anyone, who wishes to display items or have questions regarding the parade, should contact Russell Fuller, 910-572-3428.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION -– Gospel singing, Garner Center, Nov. 8 at 6p.m. This is a fundraiser to help pay the Bible History teacher in the high schools. Tickets $5 in advance and $6 at the door. For more information call 910-439-5043 or 910-571-0025.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION – Gospel singing, Nov. 8, James Garner Center, 6 p.m. – until. Tickets $5 in advance, $6 at door.

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COATS FOR KIDS – All Montgomery County fire departments will be accepting coat from now until Nov. 21. New or gently used coats for K-5th grade all sizes welcome. No dry clean. Sizes 6-12 youth boys and girls needed. To make a monetary donation or for more information please contact Rebecca Dale at Badin Lake Fire Department, 336-461-3211.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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GUARDIAN AD LITEM – More than 1,500 abused and neglected children in North Carolina go to court without someone to advocate just for them. Could you be a child’s advocate in court? Could you speak up for their best interests? Could you work side by side with an attorney? Could you join 5,100 other volunteers in the state to say “I am for the child”? If so, becoming a Guardian ad Litem advocate could be a great opportunity for you. To find out more about being a GAL, call 336-328-3170 or email april.g.ferrell@nccourts.org.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Wednesday 10/08/2014
COUNTY CALENDAR

STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Walk to School Day, Oct. 8. All car riders need to be dropped off in the Star Town Hall Parking Lot. The car-rider drop off will be CLOSED. Students need to be dropped off no earlier than 7:30 a.m. All buses will unload at Town Hall. Staff and volunteers will safely walk with your children to school. Students will be escorted at all times during this event. Please call the school office with any questions, 910-428-4333.

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CLINIC AND FLU SHOTS – The Ladies Auxiliary to the East Montgomery Memorial VFW will host free flu shot and teaching clinic, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Star Town Hall. Clinic will be held by members of the Salisbury VA Medical Clinic RuralHealth staff. Veterans will be able to enroll in VA HealthCare System. A VA ID card, DD-214, or other documents needed to show proof of eligibility. For further information, contact Marie Negus at 910-428-2232.

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RELAY FOR LIFE – Large multifamily craft and yard sale, Oct. 11, 8 a.m. – noon, in front of First Bank Insurance Building. Proceeds go to Relay.

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WEST MONTGOMERY LIONS CLUB – All you can eat pancake breakfast, Oct. 11, 7 a.m. – noon, Eldorado Community Center, $6 adults, $4 children under 10.

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BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT -– Open house and kid rides. Fire prevention, law enforcement Identakid fingerprinting, fire truck kid rides, ambulance walk through, Oct. 12, 3 – 5 p.m.

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TROY LIBRARY – Teen and adult creative writing workshops with author John Claude Bemis, Oct. 14 and 15, 4 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Senior Fun Day, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., James Garner Center, information booths, screenings, flu shots (free with Medicare card), lunch provided. Pastor Appreciation Breakfast for Prayer Breakfast Ministers, Oct. 17, 8:30 a.m., bring pick up food item. Halloween Party, Oct. 31, 1 p.m., bring pick up food item, wear costume or orange and black. For additional information or to RSVP, call 572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD CIVITAN CLUB – Spaghetti supper, Oct. 16, 5-7 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Adults $7, children under 12 $4.

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CANDOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival, Oct. 17 5:30 – 8 p.m. Games, food, and fun.

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PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival, Oct. 17 5 – 7 p.m. Games, food, and fun.

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LITTLE RIVER COMMUNITY BUILDING – Chicken and dumpling supper, Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m., donations accepted. Proceeds go to monthly upkeep and improvement of building. Performance by Acoustic Gravy, 6-7 p.m. Auction to follow.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H -– Horse Club forming, interest meeting for youth ages 5 – 18 and their parents will be held at the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension office Oct. 23, 6 p.m. Youth do not have to own a horse in order to participate. For more information, contact Chrissy Haynes at (910)576-6011.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Halloween with Elvis, Oct. 25, James Garner Center. Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. with show starting at 7 p.m. $35. Silent auction held with proceeds going to the Montgomery County Humane Society. Call 910-572-2779 for details.

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WEST MONTGOMERY THEATRE DEPARTMENT – Talent show, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. Support the arts and watch local talent perform in front of judges. Admission $3.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – October exhibit: Photography by Bill Price, displaying A Trip to the Amazon. Power Point presentation with the photographer Oct. 28, 2 p.m. The museum is open Sundays from 2-4 p.m., admission is free.

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HALLOWEEN IN THE PARK – Oct. 31, 5:30-8 p.m., Biscoe Park, ages toddler through 5th grade. Candy, popcorn, hot chocolate. Organized by the Town of Biscoe, for more information call 428-4112.

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MONTGOMERY VETERANS, INC. – Calvin C. Lewis Post 443 will hold veterans auction Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., 443 Troy-Candor Road. Donations for the auction are being accepted and will be tax deductible.

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MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – Montgomery Bandstand Dinner, Dancing & Drawing, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., James Garner Center. Tickets can be purchased from any MCC Employee or MCC Foundation Board Member, or at the MCC Foundation Office, 910-576-6222, Ext. 209

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WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION -– Gospel singing, Garner Center, Nov. 8 at 6p.m. This is a fundraiser to help pay the Bible History teacher in the high schools. Tickets $5 in advance and $6 at the door. For more information call 910-439-5043 or 910-571-0025.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION – Gospel singing, Nov. 8, James Garner Center, 6 p.m. – until. Tickets $5 in advance, $6 at door.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

Wednesday 10/01/2014
County Calendar

TROY BY-PASS MEETING – At Montgomery County Courthouse, Oct. 2, 6 p.m. DOT representatives will be present to answer any questions. Event is hosted by Senator Stan Bingham.

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STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival, Oct. 3. Games from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., food from 4:30 – 7 p.m. and live auction starting at 7:15 p.m. Money raised will be used to support classroom learning programs.

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STARWORKS – STARworks Pumpkin Patch, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. More information at www.starworksnc.org or (910) 428-9001

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GATHERING IN THE PARK IN MEMORY OF HOMICIDE VICTIMS – Oct. 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Biscoe Park. There will be entertainment, activities and hot dog sale. Releasing of balloons, 3:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to Roy T. Foundation. For questions contact Mary Graves, 974-7986 or 571-2875.

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EAST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 – 50th reunion, Candor Lions Club building, Oct. 4, 1 p.m. For more information, contact Roger Miller at 428-2681 or 572-7874.

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ALLEN LIBRARY – Brunch with mystery and suspense writer Kate Parker, 11 a.m., Oct. 4, Biscoe Community Center.

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MT. GILEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT – 3rd annual Smokin’ Pig 5k and Barbecue, Oct. 4, Mt. Gilead Fire Department. Race day registration and packet pickup 7–8:30 a.m. with race starting 9 a.m. Barbecue begins 10:30 a.m.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY 4-H -– Community yard sale, Oct. 4th, 6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Montgomery County 4-H office. Cost $10 and supports Montgomery County 4-H Youth Development Programs. Call (910)576-6011 to reserve space. Horse Club forming, interest meeting for youth ages 5 – 18 and their parents will be held at the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension office Oct. 23, 6 p.m. Youth do not have to own a horse in order to participate. For more information, contact Chrissy Haynes at (910)576-6011.

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CLINIC AND FLU SHOTS – The Ladies Auxiliary to the East Montgomery Memorial VFW will host free flu shot and teaching clinic, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Star Town Hall. Clinic will be held by members of the Salisbury VA Medical Clinic RuralHealth staff. Veterans will be able to enroll in VA HealthCare System. A VA ID card, DD-214, or other documents needed to show proof of eligibility. For further information, contact Marie Negus at 910-428-2232.

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WEST MONTGOMERY LIONS CLUB – All you can eat pancake breakfast, Oct. 11, 7 a.m. – noon, Eldorado Community Center, $6 adults, $4 children under 10.

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BISCOE FIRE DEPARTMENT -– Open house and kid rides. Fire prevention, law enforcemnt Identakid fingerprinting, fire truck kid rides, ambulance walk through, Oct. 12, 3 – 5 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Senior Fun Day, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., James Garner Center, information booths, screenings, flu shots (free with Medicare card), lunch provided. Pastor Appreciation Breakfast for Prayer Breakfast Ministers, Oct. 17, 8:30 a.m., bring pick up food item. Halloween Party, Oct. 31, 1 p.m., bring pick up food item, wear costume or orange and black. For additional information or to RSVP, call 572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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CANDOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival, Oct. 17 5:30 – 8 p.m. Games, food, and fun.

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PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival, Oct. 17 5 – 7 p.m. Games, food, and fun.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Senior Fun Day, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., James Garner Center, information booths, screenings, free flu shots with Medicare card, lunch provided. Pastor Appreciation Breakfast,

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY – Halloween with Elvis, Oct. 25, James Garner Center. Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. with show starting at 7 p.m. $35. Silent auction held with proceeds going to the Montgomery County Humane Society. Call 910-572-2779 for details.

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MONTGOMERY VETERANS, INC. – Calvin C. Lewis Post 443 will hold veterans auction Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m., 443 Troy-Candor Road. Donations for the auction are being accepted and will be tax deductible.

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MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION – Montgomery Bandstand Dinner, Dancing & Drawing, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., James Garner Center. Tickets can be purchased from any MCC Employee or MCC Foundation Board Member, or at the MCC Foundation Office, 910-576-6222, Ext. 209

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WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION – Gospel singing, Nov. 8, James Garner Center, 6 p.m. – until. Tickets $5 in advance, $6 at door.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS – Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

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EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe.

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MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the second Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

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MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Wednesday 09/24/2014
County Calendar

FIRST AID BASIC TRAINING AND REVIEW – Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Troy Presbyterian Church. Free event with FirstHealth EMS Training Officer Billy Eldridge. Free event. Registration preferred but not required. Please e-mail or call troypres@outlook.com or call 910-572-2944.

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT - September 24, 1 p.m., Denson's Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain's Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR - September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

PAGE STREET ELEMENTARY – Free family movie night on the Page Stree Elementary lawn, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be sold 6 – 7:30 p.m.

    

UWHARRIE FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue fundraiser will be held Sept. 27, 12 noon – 7 p.m. Adults $8, children under 12 $4, includes barbecue, fries, slaw, hushpuppies, drink and dessert.

    

TOWN OF CANDOR – Fall family fun cruise in, Sept. 27, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Live entertainment, concessions, corn hole, 50/50 drawing and more. Bring a lawn chair.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 – Will hold their 50th Reunion at the Troy/Montgomery Senior Center Sept. 27, 5 p.m. For more information contact Elaine H. Cox 910-975-3869 

    

STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival will be held Oct. 3. Games from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Food from 4:30 – 7 p.m. and live auction starting at 7:15 p.m. Money raised will be used to support classroom learning programs.

    

STARWORKS – STARworks Pumpkin Patch, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Choose from 2,000 hand-blown glass pumpkins and gourds. More information at www.starworksnc.org or (910) 428-9001

    

EAST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 – Will hold their 50th reunion at the Candor Lions Club building in Candor on Oct. 4, 1 p.m. For more information, contact Roger Miller at 428-2681 or 572-7874.

    

MT. GILEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT – Will hold the 3rd annual Smokin’ Pig 5k Oct. 4 at 9 a.m. at the Mt. Gilead Fire Department. Race day registration and packet pickup 7 – 8:30 a.m. with race starting at 9 a.m.

    

MT. GILEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT – Will hold their annual Fire Department Barbecue Oct. 4 starting at 10:30 a.m. Barbecue and grilled chicken will be available.

    

CLINIC AND FLU SHOTS – The Ladies Auxiliary to the East Montgomery Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a free flu shot and teaching clinic, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Star Town Hall, 454 South Main Street, Star.  The clinic will be held by members of the Salisbury VA Medical Clinic RuralHealth staff.  Veterans will also be able to enroll in the VA HealthCare System at this time.  All veterans are urged to attend the clinic.  A VA ID card, DD-214, or other documents will be needed to show proof of eligibility.  For further information, contact Marie Negus at 910-428-2232.

    

JAMES GARNER CENTER – Halloween with Elvis will be held Oct. 25. Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. with the show starting at 7 p.m. $35. Silent auction will be held with all proceeds going to the Montgomery County Humane Society. Call 910-572-2779 for details. 

    

MCC FOUNDATION MCC Foundation Montgomery Bandstand - Dinner, Dancing & Drawing Nov. 1, 6 p.m. at the James Garner Center. Tickets can be purchased from any MCC Employee or MCC Foundation Board Member, or at the MCC Foundation Office, 910-576-6222, Ext. 209

    

WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION Will host gospel singing Nov. 8 at the Garner Center from 6 p.m. – until. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door.

    

AMERICAN RED CROSS Smoke Detectors for the Needy Drive: If you would like to donate a             new smoke detector or a monetary donation, please give us a call at 910 576-1000. All Donations will stay in the County.

 

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe. 

    

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

    

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.      

    

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

    

AA  MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

    

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m. with Rev. Rodney Holmes.  Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. Seniors’ Fishing Tournament, Sept. 25 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Roy Maness Nature Preserve.  All seniors aged 55+ or married to are invited to join us. For more information call 910-572-4464 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Join the Library for a brunch with romance author Katherine Ashe on Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. in the Troy Library meeting room.  Ashe is a writer of romantic historical fiction.

    

DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET – Sept. 20, beginning 6 p.m., meal 7 p.m. 20 plus guns and numerous Ducks Unlimited items. Contact Carl Maness for tickets, 572-2500.

    

PEKIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Will be holding a fundraiser breakfast, Sept. 20, 7 a.m. – until. Donation only.

    

MEET THE CANDIDATE PROGRAM – The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 9881 will sponsor a Meet the Candidate program, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. Star Town Hall, 454 South Main St., Star.  All candidates on the November 4th ballot are invited to attend.  The program is open to the public.  A social hour will follow the speeches.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SPAY AND NEUTER VAN – Low cost animal spay and neuter program. Animal drop off 6:30 a.m., pick up between 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Candor Shopping Center. Volunteers needed. Appointments necessary. For questions or more information, contact Teresa Bruton at mcfixapet@gmail.com 

    

NAACP   Will be meeting at Covington Missionary Baptist Church in Troy, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. Please come and become a member of your local county branch.

    

FIRST AID BASIC TRAINING AND REVIEW – Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Troy Presbyterian Church. Free event with FirstHealth EMS Training Officer Billy Eldridge. Free event. Registration preferred but not required. Please e-mail or call troypres@outlook.com or call 910-572-2944.

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT - September 24, 1 p.m., Denson's Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain's Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR - September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

UWHARRIE FIRE DEPARTMENT – Barbecue fundraiser will be held Sept. 27, 12 noon – 7 p.m. Adults $8, children under 12 $4, includes barbecue, fries, slaw, hushpuppies, drink and dessert.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 – Will hold their 50th Reunion at the Troy/Montgomery Senior Center Sept. 27, 5 p.m. For more information contact Elaine H. Cox 910-975-3869 

    

STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Fall Carnival will be held Oct. 3. Games from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Food from 4:30 – 7 p.m. and live auction starting at 7:15 p.m. Money raised will be used to support classroom learning programs.

    

EAST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 – Will hold their 50th reunion at the Candor Lions Club building in Candor on Oct. 4, 1 p.m. For more information, contact Roger Miller at 428-2681 or 572-7874.

    

MT. GILEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT – Will hold the 3rd annual Smokin’ Pig 5k Oct. 4 at 9 a.m. at the Mt. Gilead Fire Department. Race day registration and packet pickup 7 – 8:30 a.m. with race starting at 9 a.m.

    

MT. GILEAD FIRE DEPARTMENT – Will hold their annual Fire Department Barbecue Oct. 4 starting at 10:30 a.m. Barbecue and grilled chicken will be available.

    

CLINIC AND FLU SHOTS – The Ladies Auxiliary to the East Montgomery Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a free flu shot and teaching clinic, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Star Town Hall, 454 South Main Street, Star.  The clinic will be held by members of the Salisbury VA Medical Clinic RuralHealth staff.  Veterans will also be able to enroll in the VA HealthCare System at this time.  All veterans are urged to attend the clinic.  A VA ID card, DD-214, or other documents will be needed to show proof of eligibility.  For further information, contact Marie Negus at 910-428-2232.

    

JAMES GARNER CENTER – Halloween with Elvis will be held Oct. 25. Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. with the show starting at 7 p.m. $35. Silent auction will be held with all proceeds going to the Montgomery County Humane Society. Call 910-572-2779 for details. 

    

WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIBLE ASSOCIATION Will host gospel singing Nov. 8 at the Garner Center from 6 p.m. – until. Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door.

    

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe. 

    

MONTGOMERY INK AND QUILL WRITERS GROUP – Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at Star Presbyterian Church from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. For beginner and accomplished writers. Children are welcome with a parent. For more info call 910-220-2082.

    

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.      

    

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

     

AA  MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

    

 

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STARWORKS – Hot Glass, Cold Beer evening at STARworks, 2nd Thursday of each month, beginning Sept. 11, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Free to watch demonstration.   Hand blown drinking glass for sale to keep and have filled throughout the evening.  STARworks is located at 100 Russell Drive in Star.  Call (910) 428-9001 or visit www.STARworksNC.org for more information.

    

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES – Sept. 12, FirstHealth, Troy, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Photo I.D. required.

    

FUNDRAISER DINNER – Mt. Gilead VFW Post 10940, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Mt. Gilead Fire Department. Choose from barbecue or chicken dinner, $8 per plate. Delivery possible for large orders. For information call 439-5327, 439-5610 or 571-0040. 

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m. with Rev. Rodney Holmes.  Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. Seniors’ Fishing Tournament, Sept. 25 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Roy Maness Nature Preserve.  All seniors aged 55+ or married to are invited to join us. For more information call 910-572-4464 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Join the Library for a brunch with romance author Katherine Ashe on Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. in the Troy Library meeting room.  Ashe is a writer of romantic historical fiction.

    

DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET – Sept. 20, beginning 6 p.m., meal 7 p.m. 20 plus guns and numerous Ducks Unlimited items. Contact Carl Maness for tickets, 572-2500.

    

MEET THE CANDIDATE PROGRAM – The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 9881 will sponsor a Meet the Candidate program, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. Star Town Hall, 454 South Main St., Star.  All candidates on the November 4th ballot are invited to attend.  The program is open to the public.  A social hour will follow the speeches.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SPAY AND NEUTER VAN – Low cost animal spay and neuter program. Animal drop off 6:30 a.m., pick up between 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Candor Shopping Center. Volunteers needed. For questions or more information, contact Teresa Bruton at mcfixapet@gmail.com 

    

FIRST AID BASIC TRAINING AND REVIEW – Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Troy Presbyterian Church. Free event with FirstHealth EMS Training Officer Billy Eldridge. Free event. Registration preferred but not required. Please e-mail or call troypres@outlook.com or call 910-572-2944.

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT - September 24, 1 p.m., Denson's Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain's Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR - September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 – Will hold their 50th Reunion at the Troy/Montgomery Senior Center Sept. 27, 5 p.m. For more information contact Elaine H. Cox 910-975-3869 

    

CLINIC AND FLU SHOTS – The Ladies Auxiliary to the East Montgomery Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a free flu shot and teaching clinic, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Star Town Hall, 454 South Main Street, Star.  The clinic will be held by members of the Salisbury VA Medical Clinic RuralHealth staff.  Veterans will also be able to enroll in the VA HealthCare System at this time.  All veterans are urged to attend the clinic.  A VA ID card, DD-214, or other documents will be needed to show proof of eligibility.  For further information, contact Marie Negus at 910-428-2232.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

    

EAST MONTGOMERY VFW POST 9881 – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Building in Biscoe. 

    

MONTGOMERY AMATUER RADIO SOCIETY – Meets second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Good Ol Boys Building in Biscoe (behind the Presbyterian church).

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.      

    

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

    

AA  MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674. 

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WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Next committee meeting Sept. 6, 10 a.m., Montgomery County Library in Troy. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

    

BOY SCOUT TROOP 81 – Will be at West Middle School Sept. 3, 6 p.m. and at East Middle School at Sept. 9, 6 p.m. to meet with young men 11-17 years old with sign up forms and information on becoming a scout. Those interested are also invited, along with a parent, to join the scouts on a camping trip in September. There is equipment available to loan and no obligation to join. For more information email Daniel Alexi at troop.81.troy@gmail.com.

    

CUB SCOUT PACK 81 – Will be at Troy Elementary School Sept. 9, 6 p.m. with information and sign-up forms for all boys age 7-10 that are interested in joining Cub Scouts.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SPAY AND NEUTER VAN – Low cost animal spay and neuter program. Animal drop off 6:30 a.m., pick up between 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 9, Food King in Biscoe. Sept. 23, Candor Shopping Center. Volunteers needed. For questions or more information, contact Teresa Bruton at mcfixapet@gmail.com 

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Birthday party for 90 year olds on Sept. 10, 1 p.m. Please bring pick up food items. Prayer breakfast, Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m. with Rev. Rodney Holmes.  Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. Seniors’ Fishing Tournament, Sept. 25 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Roy Maness Nature Preserve.  All seniors aged 55+ or married to are invited to join us. For more information call 910-572-4464 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    

FUNDRAISER DINNER – Mt. Gilead VFW Post 10940, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Mt. Gilead Fire Department. Choose from barbecue or chicken dinner, $8 per plate. Delivery possible for large orders. For information call 439-5327, 439-5610 or 571-0040. 

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT - September 24, 1 p.m., Denson's Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain's Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR - September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.      

    

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

    

AA  MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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TRINITY PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE – Trinity United Methodist Church will be holding Open House and Registration, Aug. 28, 6 – 7 p.m. Contact the preschool at 910-516-0070 with any questions.

    

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES – Sept. 2, Klaussner Furniture, Candor 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sept. 12, FirstHealth, Troy, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Photo I.D. required.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Next committee meeting Sept. 6, 10 a.m., Montgomery County Library in Troy. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Birthday party for 90 year olds on Sept. 10, 1 p.m. Please bring pick up food items. Prayer breakfast, Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m. with Rev. Rodney Holmes.  Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. Seniors’ Fishing Tournament, Sept. 25 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Roy Maness Nature Preserve.  All seniors aged 55+ or married to are invited to join us. For more information call 910-572-4464 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY SPAY AND NEUTER VAN – Low cost animal spay and neuter program. Animal drop off 6:30 a.m., pick up between 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 9, Food King in Biscoe. Sept. 23, Candor Shopping Center. Volunteers needed. For questions or more information, contact Teresa Bruton at mcfixapet@gmail.com 

    

FUNDRAISER DINNER – Mt. Gilead VFW Post 10940, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Mt. Gilead Fire Department. Choose from barbecue or chicken dinner, $8 per plate. Delivery possible for large orders. For information call 439-5327, 439-5610 or 571-0040. 

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT - September 24, 1 p.m., Denson's Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain's Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR - September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.      

    

PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

    

AA  MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

    

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PRE-K OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE – Candor Elementary, Aug. 20, 4-6 p.m. Green Ridge Elementary, Aug. 20, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Eggleston’s Playground, Aug. 20, 1-6 p.m. Troy Elementary, Aug. 20, 3-5 p.m. Mt. Gilead Elementary, Aug. 20, 4-6 p.m. Little Friends Preschool, Aug. 21, 6 p.m. Wescare, Aug. 21, 1-6:30 p.m. 

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Ice cream sundae and banana split party, Aug. 20, 1 p.m., $3 donation requested. For more information on these events, or to sign up, call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

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BACK TO SCHOOL HOT DOG SUPPER – Aug. 23, 5 p.m., Eldorado Community Building. Free. Bring school supplies.

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YOUTH LIVESTOCK AND AGRICULTURAL SHOW - Aug. 23, 10 a.m., Agriculture Center on Glen Road. Showing livestock is for any youth age 5-19 interested in raising,  training and showing a beef heifer or market goat. Children interested in entering canned good, jams, jellies, breads, produce or crafts they made should contact the Extension Office for more information at 576-6011.

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MAYBERRY NIGHTS IN TROY - Aug. 23, James Garner Center, doors open 5 p.m. for silent auction, live auction 6:45 p.m., show time 7 p.m.  Reserved seating $20, general admission $15, kids 6-12 $10. Food and drinks provided by West Montgomery Lions Club. All proceeds go to the Montgomery County DARE Program. For tickets contact Jeff Branch 910-572-1313 or 704-985-6987. Presented by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

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WEST MONTGOMERY CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Nov. 7, East/West football game. Nov. 8, Ford Place. Next committee meeting Sept. 6, 10 a.m., Montgomery County Library in Troy. Anyone interested contact Darrell Little, 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 220-3322.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY SPAY AND NEUTER VAN – Low cost animal spay and neuter program. Animal drop off 6:30 a.m., pick up between 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 9, Food King in Biscoe. Sept. 23, Candor Shopping Center. Volunteers needed. For questions or more information, contact Teresa Bruton at mcfixapet@gmail.com 

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FUNDRAISER DINNER – Mt. Gilead VFW Post 10940, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Mt. Gilead Fire Department. Choose from barbecue or chicken dinner, $8 per plate. Delivery possible for large orders. For information call 439-5327, 439-5610 or 571-0040. 

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VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT - September 24, 1 p.m., Denson's Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain's Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR - September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES - Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM - Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  - Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME - Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER - Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP - Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP - Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.      

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION - Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET - Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA  MEETINGS - Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Thursday 08/14/2014
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. August programs: Aug. 6, Cold Blooded Encounters presents Living Dragons, Biscoe Community Center, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 7, Zoo to You presents Animals Around the World, Biscoe Community Center, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 12, North Carolina Zoo will bring animals and talk about Animal Locomotion, Biscoe Community Center, 10 a.m. Aug. 13, Weymouth Woods Wildlife, Star Town Hall, 10 a.m. Aug. 14, see a hunting demonstration by the Indian Mount, Candor Library, 10 a.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Luau, Aug. 7, 5-7 p.m., Troy Swimming Pool, tickets $3 per person, see Center staff for tickets. Prayer Breakfast, Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. with devotion given by Rev. Carl Burrow. Ice cream sundae and banana split party, Aug. 20, 1 p.m., $3 donation requested. For more information on these events, or to sign up, call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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STUFF THE BUS – Aug. 9, Montgomery County Schools and Communities in Schools will be collecting school supplies for the 2014-2015 school year at Wal-Mart in Biscoe. Donations of supplies or money will be accepted. 

•   •   •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Committee meeting, Aug. 16, 10 a.m., Montgomery County Library in Troy. Anyone interested in taking part, contact Darrell Little 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 910-220-3322.

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MCS BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY – Aug. 16, Montgomery Community College. Event begins 10 a.m. and is for all students kindergarten through 12th grade. Speaker, free food, free haircuts, and free school supplies.

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CHARITY RIDE FOR EARL HARRINGTON – Aug. 17, 12-2 p.m., Candor Park. Donation of $15 for single rider, $20 for double, with food included. Non-riders, food $8 per plate. 50/50 drawing, games, door prizes, live entertainment. For more information, contact Danny Johnson 220-0392 or Rickey Flowers 571-1061. 

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STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

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INVASIVE SPECIES IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT – Workshop for N.C. private forestland owners, Aug. 22, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Montgomery Community College. Morning session will be presentations, afternoon session will be field trip. No registration fee, register by Aug. 18, online at http://gucpworkshop.weebly.com/ or by contacting Brooke Massa at 919-630-3086 or brooke.massa@ncwildlife.org. Refreshments provided, lunch on your own, free ID books and other handouts. Space limited to 75 people.

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YOUTH LIVESTOCK AND AGRICULTURAL SHOW – Aug. 23, 10 a.m., Agriculture Center on Glen Road. Showing livestock is for any youth age 5-19 interested in raising,  training and showing a beef heifer or market goat. Children interested in entering canned good, jams, jellies, breads, produce or crafts they made should contact the Extension Office for more information at 576-6011.

•   •   •

MAYBERRY NIGHTS IN TROY – Aug. 23, James Garner Center, doors open 5 p.m. for silent auction, live auction 6:45 p.m., show time 7 p.m.  Reserved seating $20, general admission $15, kids 6-12 $10. Food and drinks provided by West Montgomery Lions Club. All proceeds go to the Montgomery County DARE Program. For tickets contact Jeff Branch 910-572-1313 or 704-985-6987. Presented by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

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VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT – September 24, 1 p.m., Denson’s Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain’s Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

•   •   •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

•   •   •

STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

•   •   •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

•   •   •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP – Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

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Peabody Community Organization– Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA  MEETINGS– Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Wednesday 08/06/2014
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. August programs: Aug. 6, Cold Blooded Encounters presents Living Dragons, Biscoe Community Center, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 7, Zoo to You presents Animals Around the World, Biscoe Community Center, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 12, North Carolina Zoo will bring animals and talk about Animal Locomotion, Biscoe Community Center, 10 a.m. Aug. 13, Weymouth Woods Wildlife, Star Town Hall, 10 a.m. Aug. 14, see a hunting demonstration by the Indian Mount, Candor Library, 10 a.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Luau, Aug. 7, 5-7 p.m., Troy Swimming Pool, tickets $3 per person, see Center staff for tickets. Prayer Breakfast, Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. with devotion given by Rev. Carl Burrow. Ice cream sundae and banana split party, Aug. 20, 1 p.m., $3 donation requested. For more information on these events, or to sign up, call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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STUFF THE BUS – Aug. 9, Montgomery County Schools and Communities in Schools will be collecting school supplies for the 2014-2015 school year at Wal-Mart in Biscoe. Donations of supplies or money will be accepted. 

•   •   •

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Committee meeting, Aug. 16, 10 a.m., Montgomery County Library in Troy. Anyone interested in taking part, contact Darrell Little 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 910-220-3322.

•   •   •

MCS BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY – Aug. 16, Montgomery Community College. Event begins 10 a.m. and is for all students kindergarten through 12th grade. Speaker, free food, free haircuts, and free school supplies.

•   •   •

CHARITY RIDE FOR EARL HARRINGTON – Aug. 17, 12-2 p.m., Candor Park. Donation of $15 for single rider, $20 for double, with food included. Non-riders, food $8 per plate. 50/50 drawing, games, door prizes, live entertainment. For more information, contact Danny Johnson 220-0392 or Rickey Flowers 571-1061. 

•   •   •

STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

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INVASIVE SPECIES IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT – Workshop for N.C. private forestland owners, Aug. 22, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Montgomery Community College. Morning session will be presentations, afternoon session will be field trip. No registration fee, register by Aug. 18, online at http://gucpworkshop.weebly.com/ or by contacting Brooke Massa at 919-630-3086 or brooke.massa@ncwildlife.org. Refreshments provided, lunch on your own, free ID books and other handouts. Space limited to 75 people.

•   •   •

YOUTH LIVESTOCK AND AGRICULTURAL SHOW – Aug. 23, 10 a.m., Agriculture Center on Glen Road. Showing livestock is for any youth age 5-19 interested in raising,  training and showing a beef heifer or market goat. Children interested in entering canned good, jams, jellies, breads, produce or crafts they made should contact the Extension Office for more information at 576-6011.

•   •   •

MAYBERRY NIGHTS IN TROY – Aug. 23, James Garner Center, doors open 5 p.m. for silent auction, live auction 6:45 p.m., show time 7 p.m.  Reserved seating $20, general admission $15, kids 6-12 $10. Food and drinks provided by West Montgomery Lions Club. All proceeds go to the Montgomery County DARE Program. For tickets contact Jeff Branch 910-572-1313 or 704-985-6987. Presented by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

•   •   •

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT – September 24, 1 p.m., Denson’s Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain’s Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

•   •   •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

•   •   •

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

•   •   •

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

•   •   •

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

•   •   •

STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

•   •   •

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

•   •   •

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP – Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

•   •   •

NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

•   •   •

Peabody Community Organization– Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

•   •   •

CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

•   •   •

AA  MEETINGS– Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Wednesday 07/30/2014
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. July programs: See a honey bee hive and taste honey with Nancy Rupert, Mt. Gilead Elementary School auditorium, July 30, 10 a.m.

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Christmas in July, July 30, 1 p.m., bring a pick up food item and a $2 wrapped gift. Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information Program, July 23, 2 p.m. To RSVP to events or for more information, call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    

STUFF THE BUS – Aug. 1, 2 and 9, Montgomery County Schools and Communities in Schools will be collecting school supplies for the 2014-2015 school year at Wal-Mart in Biscoe. Donations of supplies or money will be accepted. 

    

BISCOE MASONIC LODGE #794 – Selling hamburgers and hot dogs Aug. 2, beginning 11 a.m., Biscoe Community Center on Leach St. For more information call Tommy Butler 573-1579.

    

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY – Star Park, Aug. 3, 2-5 p.m., sponsored by Star First Baptist and Star United Methodist Churches. Free event featuring games, hot dogs, and a cake walk.

    

MT. GILEAD NATIONAL NIGHT OUT – Aug. 5, First United Methodist Church, 6 p.m.

    

MCS BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY – Aug. 16, Montgomery Community College. Event begins 10 a.m. and is for all students kindergarten through 12th grade. Speaker, free food, free haircuts, and free school supplies.

    

CHARITY RIDE FOR EARL HARRINGTON – Aug. 17, 12-2 p.m., Candor Park. Donation of $15 for single rider, $20 for double, with food included. Non-riders, food $8 per plate. 50/50 drawing, games, door prizes, live entertainment. For more information, contact Danny Johnson 220-0392 or Rickey Flowers 571-1061. 

    

STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

    

YOUTH LIVESTOCK AND AGRICULTURAL SHOW – Aug. 23, 10 a.m., Agriculture Center on Glen Road. Showing livestock is for any youth age 5-19 interested in raising,  training and showing a beef heifer or market goat. Children interested in entering canned good, jams, jellies, breads, produce or crafts they made should contact the Extension Office for more information at 576-6011.

    

MAYBERRY NIGHTS IN TROY – Aug. 23, James Garner Center, doors open 5 p.m. for silent auction, live auction 6:45 p.m., show time 7 p.m.  Reserved seating $20, general admission $15, kids 6-12 $10. Food and drinks provided by West Montgomery Lions Club. All proceeds go to the Montgomery County DARE Program. For tickets contact Jeff Branch 910-572-1313 or 704-985-6987. Presented by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT – September 24, 1 p.m., Denson’s Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain’s Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Anyone interested in taking part, contact Darrell Little 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 910-220-3322.

     

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.  

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

    

Peabody Community Organization – Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

    

AA  MEETINGS – Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

    

 

 

 

Wednesday 07/23/2014
County Calendar

WINDBLOW SMURFS FISH FRY – July 25 and 26. Friday, fish fry, all day. Saturday, bike rally, 12 p.m. – until. Held on Wheatfield Drive off Hwy 73 in the Windblow Community. 

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. Check out 5 juvenile or young adult items to receive 1 free video rental on July 3, movies must be checked out on adult card. July programs: MIRA demonstrates guide and therapy dogs, July 24, Biscoe Community Center, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Make braided bracelets, Troy Library, July 24, 4 p.m. Love and romance authors, Jeanie Johnson, Jayha Leigh, and RaeLynn Blue, Troy Library, July 26, 11 a.m. Visit the Elephant Sanctuary via the Internet, Candor Town Hall, July 28, 10 a.m. Uncle Ty-Rone the Ventriloquist presents his characters, July 29, Biscoe Community Center, 10 a.m. See a honey bee hive and taste honey with Nancy Rupert, Mt. Gilead Elementary School auditorium, July 30, 10 a.m.

    

BISCOE MASONIC LODGE #794 – Selling hamburgers and hot dogs July 26, beginning 11 a.m., Biscoe Community Center on Leach St. For more information call Tommy Butler 573-1579.

    

STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Glass Fusing Camp, July 28 – Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – noon, registration deadline July 21, fee $75. Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Christmas in July, July 30, 1 p.m., bring a pick up food item and a $2 wrapped gift. Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information Program, July 23, 2 p.m. To RSVP to events or for more information, call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD NATIONAL NIGHT OUT – Aug. 5, First United Methodist Church, 6 p.m.

    

CHARITY RIDE FOR EARL HARRINGTON – Aug. 17, 12-2 p.m., Candor Park. Donation of $15 for single rider, $20 for double, with food included. Non-riders, food $8 per plate. 50/50 drawing, games, door prizes, live entertainment. For more information, contact Danny Johnson 220-0392 or Rickey Flowers 571-1061. 

    

YOUTH LIVESTOCK AND AGRICULTURAL SHOW – Aug. 23, 10 a.m., Agriculture Center on Glen Road. Showing livestock is for any youth age 5-19 interested in raising,  training and showing a beef heifer or market goat. Children interested in entering canned good, jams, jellies, breads, produce or crafts they made should contact the Extension Office for more information at 576-6011.

    

MAYBERRY NIGHTS IN TROY – Aug. 23, James Garner Center, doors open 5 p.m. for silent auction, live auction 6:45 p.m., show time 7 p.m.  Reserved seating $20, general admission $15, kids 6-12 $10. Food and drinks provided by West Montgomery Lions Club. All proceeds go to the Montgomery County DARE Program. For tickets contact Jeff Branch 910-572-1313 or 704-985-6987. Presented by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT – September 24, 1 p.m., Denson’s Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain’s Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Anyone interested in taking part, contact Darrell Little 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 910-220-3322.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.  

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

    

Peabody Community Organization – Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

    

AA  MEETINGS – Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

    

 

 

 

Wednesday 07/16/2014
County Calendar

 

WEST MONTGOMERY GOLF TOURNAMENT – July 18 at Denson’s Creek Golf Course, shotgun start at 1 p.m. $180 for four man team, includes post event dinner or $50 per person and assigned to team. Registration begin at noon. Proceeds to benefit West Montgomery Football. Sponorships also available. For more information call Craig Jones 910-572-8862, Tracie Whitley 910-220-5816 or Coach Eddins 910-995-5776

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EAGLE SPRINGS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT – Selling peachy apple turnovers, $2, July 18 and 19. To place order call 673-5673 or 572-7631. Also look for our stand during Peach Festival.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. Check out 5 juvenile or young adult items to receive 1 free video rental on July 3, movies must be checked out on adult card. July programs: Dan the Animal Man presents Wild Animal Encounters, Biscoe Community Center, July 17, 10 and 11:30 a.m. NC Zoo features Wildlife Neighbors, Star Town Hall, July 21, 10 a.m. Cold Blooded Encounters, Biscoe Community Center, July 22, 10 and 11:30 a.m. MIRA demonstrates guide and therapy dogs, July 24, Biscoe Community Center, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Make braided bracelets, Troy Library, July 24, 4 p.m. Love and romance authors, Jeanie Johnson, Jayha Leigh, and RaeLynn Blue, Troy Library, July 26, 11 a.m. Visit the Elephant Sanctuary via the Internet, Candor Town Hall, July 28, 10 a.m. Uncle Ty-Rone the Ventriloquist presents his characters, July 29, Biscoe Community Center, 10 a.m. See a honey bee hive and taste honey with Nancy Rupert, Mt. Gilead Elementary School auditorium, July 30, 10 a.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, July 18, 8:30 a.m. with devotion by Rev. Jimmy Shirlen. Christmas in July, July 30, 1 p.m., bring a pick up food item and a $2 wrapped gift. Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information Program, July 23, 2 p.m. To RSVP to events or for more information, call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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BISCOE MASONIC LODGE #794 – Selling hamburgers and hot dogs July 26, beginning 11 a.m., Biscoe Community Center on Leach St. For more information call Tommy Butler 573-1579.

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STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Glass Fusing Camp, July 28 – Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – noon, registration deadline July 21, fee $75. Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

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MT. GILEAD NATIONAL NIGHT OUT – Aug. 5, First United Methodist Church, 6 p.m.

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VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT – September 24, 1 p.m., Denson’s Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain’s Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Anyone interested in taking part, contact Darrell Little 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 910-220-3322.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP – Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

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Peabody Community Organization– Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA  MEETINGS– Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Friday 07/11/2014
County Calendar

CONCERNED CITIZENS GROUP – Video on fracking and other environmental issues presented by Cary Rogers of Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, Mt. Gilead Fire House, July 10, 6:45 p.m.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY GOLF TOURNAMENT – July 18 at Denson’s Creek Golf Course, shotgun start at 1 p.m. $180 for four man team, includes post event dinner or $50 per person and assigned to team. Registration begin at noon. Proceeds to benefit West Montgomery Football. Sponorships also available. For more information call Craig Jones 910-572-8862, Tracie Whitley 910-220-5816 or Coach Eddins 910-995-5776

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. Check out 5 juvenile or young adult items to receive 1 free video rental on July 3, movies must be checked out on adult card. July programs: Comedian and ventriloquist Steve Brogan performing, Garner Center, July 9, 10 a.m. Rockstar Magic of Chris and Neal, Biscoe Community Center, July 10, 10 a.m. Fizz, Boom, Electricity, presented by Randolph Electric Membership Corporation, Biscoe Community Center, July 14, 10 a.m. Discovery Place presents Flames and Explosions, July 15, 10 a.m., Biscoe Community Center. Dan the Animal Man presents Wild Animal Encounters, Biscoe Community Center, July 17, 10 and 11:30 a.m. NC Zoo features Wildlife Neighbors, Star Town Hall, July 21, 10 a.m. Cold Blooded Encounters, Biscoe Community Center, July 22, 10 and 11:30 a.m. MIRA demonstrates guide and therapy dogs, July 24, Biscoe Community Center, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Make braided bracelets, Troy Library, July 24, 4 p.m. Love and romance authors, Jeanie Johnson, Jayha Leigh, and RaeLynn Blue, Troy Library, July 26, 11 a.m. Visit the Elephant Sanctuary via the Internet, Candor Town Hall, July 28, 10 a.m. Uncle Ty-Rone the Ventriloquist presents his characters, July 29, Biscoe Community Center, 10 a.m. See a honey bee hive and taste honey with Nancy Rupert, Mt. Gilead Elementary School auditorium, July 30, 10 a.m.

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, July 18, 8:30 a.m. with devotion by Rev. Jimmy Shirlen. Christmas in July, July 30, 1 p.m., bring a pick up food item and a $2 wrapped gift. Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information Program, July 23, 2 p.m. To RSVP to events or for more information, call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    

STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Glass Fusing Camp, July 28 – Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – noon, registration deadline July 21, fee $75. Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

    

VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT – September 24, 1 p.m., Denson’s Creek Golf Club. 4-Person Captain’s Choice, entry fee $50 per person. Call 910-576-1487.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

    

WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH CLASS OF 1984 REUNION – Anyone interested in taking part, contact Darrell Little 704-604-2385 or Kent Cranford 910-220-3322.

    

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    

MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

    

MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

    

RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

    

STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.  

    

TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

    

BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

    

NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

    

Peabody Community Organization – Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

    

CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

    

AA  MEETINGS – Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

    

 

 

 

Wednesday 07/02/2014
County Calendar

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. Check out 5 juvenile or young adult items to receive 1 free video rental on July 3, movies must be checked out on adult card. June programs: Aquarium at Ft. Fisher will present Sea Shells and Jellies, Garner Center in Troy, June 25, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Dan the Animal Man will show exotic animals, Biscoe Community Center, June 26, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge will feature native wildlife, Candor Town Hall, June 30, 10 a.m. July Programs: Snakes Alive!, July 1, 10 and 11:30 a.m., Garner Center in Troy. Pan for Gold with Gold History Corporation, July 2, 10 a.m., Mt. Gilead Library.

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MONTGOMERY AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY – ARRL National Field Day, June 28 and 29, Deaton Monroe Park Picnic Shelter in Biscoe. 2 p.m. Saturday – 2 p.m. Sunday. 

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT – National HIV Testing Day, June 27, visit the Health Department for your free HIV test. No appointment necessary. Call 572-1393 for more information.  

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, July 18, 8:30 a.m. with devotion by Rev. Jimmy Shirlen. Christmas in July, July 30, 1 p.m., bring a pick up food item and a $2 wrapped gift. Alzheimer’s Family Support and Information Program, July 23, 2 p.m. Picnic in the Park, games start 9 a.m., lunch 11 a.m., call to register no later than June 30. To RSVP to events or for more information, call 910-572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Glass Fusing Camp, July 28 – Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – noon, registration deadline July 21, fee $75. Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Community Outreach monthly schedule: First Mon. – Ophir Comm. Building. First Tues. – Macedonia United Methodist Church, Abner Rd. First Wed. – Wadeville Comm. Building. Second Tues. – Belford Baptist Church. Second Thurs. – Star Town Hall. Third Tues. – Pekin Comm. Building. Third Thurs. – Eldorado Comm. Building. Fourth Tues. – Candor Fire Dept. Fourth Wed. – White Crest Baptist Church. Fourth Thurs. – Mt. Gilead Fire Dept. Programs begin at 11 a.m. Call 572-4464 with questions and to RSVP three days before program date.

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MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP – Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

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Peabody Community Organization– Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA  MEETINGS– Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Wednesday 06/25/2014
County Calendar

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. June programs: Learn about reptiles with the N.C. Zoo, Mt. Gilead Elementary, June 18, 10 a.m. American Indian and other artifacts from Rankin Museum on display at Biscoe Community Center, June 19, 10 a.m. Learn about African gem mining with Gene Starnes, Star Town Hall, June 20, 10 a.m. Experience Cherokee music and dance, Biscoe Community Center, June 24, 10 a.m. N.C. Aquarium at Ft. Fisher will present Sea Shells and Jellies, Garner Center in Troy, June 25, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Dan the Animal Man will show exotic animals, Biscoe Community Center, June 26, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge will feature native wildlife, Candor Town Hall, June 30, 10 a.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, June 20, 8:30 a.m., devotion given by Rev. Rodney Homes. All seniors 55+ (or married to) are invited to these events. For more information or to RSVP, call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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COMMUNITY YARD SALE – June 21, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., rent a space for $15, rain or shine. Proceeds benefit Duke Children’s Hospital. Sponsored by Wal-Mart, stop by the photo lab to rent space.

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION 2 MILE HEART WALK – June 21, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park in Candor, $20 registration fee before June 13, after $25 fee. All proceeds go to American Heart Association. Music by Potter’s Wheel. Water and snacks available. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com. 

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STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Glass Fusing Camp, July 28 – Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – noon, registration deadline July 21, fee $75. Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Community Outreach monthly schedule: First Mon. – Ophir Comm. Building. First Tues. – Macedonia United Methodist Church, Abner Rd. First Wed. – Wadeville Comm. Building. Second Tues. – Belford Baptist Church. Second Thurs. – Star Town Hall. Third Tues. – Pekin Comm. Building. Third Thurs. – Eldorado Comm. Building. Fourth Tues. – Candor Fire Dept. Fourth Wed. – White Crest Baptist Church. Fourth Thurs. – Mt. Gilead Fire Dept. Programs begin at 11 a.m. Call 572-4464 with questions and to RSVP three days before program date.

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MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP – Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

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Peabody Community Organization– Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA  MEETINGS– Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Wednesday 06/18/2014
County Calendar

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sign up for summer reading at Troy, Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, and Star libraries. Anything read or listened to earns prizes. June programs: Learn about reptiles with the N.C. Zoo, Mt. Gilead Elementary, June 18, 10 a.m. American Indian and other artifacts from Rankin Museum on display at Biscoe Community Center, June 19, 10 a.m. Learn about African gem mining with Gene Starnes, Star Town Hall, June 20, 10 a.m. Experience Cherokee music and dance, Biscoe Community Center, June 24, 10 a.m. N.C. Aquarium at Ft. Fisher will present Sea Shells and Jellies, Garner Center in Troy, June 25, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Dan the Animal Man will show exotic animals, Biscoe Community Center, June 26, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge will feature native wildlife, Candor Town Hall, June 30, 10 a.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, June 20, 8:30 a.m., devotion given by Rev. Rodney Homes. All seniors 55+ (or married to) are invited to these events. For more information or to RSVP, call 572-4464 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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COMMUNITY YARD SALE – June 21, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., rent a space for $15, rain or shine. Proceeds benefit Duke Children’s Hospital. Sponsored by Wal-Mart, stop by the photo lab to rent space.

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION 2 MILE HEART WALK – June 21, 9 a.m., Fitzgerald Park in Candor, $20 registration fee before June 13, after $25 fee. All proceeds go to American Heart Association. Music by Potter’s Wheel. Water and snacks available. For more information contact Teresa Reynolds, 974-3050 or ter_reynolds@yahoo.com. 

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STARWORKS SUMMER CAMPS – Glass Fusing Camp, July 28 – Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – noon, registration deadline July 21, fee $75. Young Artist Exhibition, Aug. 18-22 will feature camp participants’ work, closing reception Aug. 22. For more information, visit www.STARworksNC.org or call 910-428-9001.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PREGNANCY FAIR – September 25, 6-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of  Troy. For more information contact Kimberly Burger at 910-572-1393 ext 249.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES – Star: Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biscoe: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 2:30-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor: Monday through Friday, 2-6 p.m. Mt. Gilead: Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 2-6 p.m.; closed Wednesday. Troy: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Community Outreach monthly schedule: First Mon. – Ophir Comm. Building. First Tues. – Macedonia United Methodist Church, Abner Rd. First Wed. – Wadeville Comm. Building. Second Tues. – Belford Baptist Church. Second Thurs. – Star Town Hall. Third Tues. – Pekin Comm. Building. Third Thurs. – Eldorado Comm. Building. Fourth Tues. – Candor Fire Dept. Fourth Wed. – White Crest Baptist Church. Fourth Thurs. – Mt. Gilead Fire Dept. Programs begin at 11 a.m. Call 572-4464 with questions and to RSVP three days before program date.

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MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS  – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP – Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.       

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Peabody Community Organization– Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA  MEETINGS– Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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Wednesday 09/11/2013
county calendar

STARWORKS GLASS – Sept. 12, “Hot Glass, Cold Beer” friendraiser, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free to watch demonstration. Hand blown drinking glass for sale and have filled throughout the evening. Call 910-428-9001 or visit www.STARworksNC.org for information.

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DUCKS UNLIMITED BANQUET – Sept. 14 at James Garner Center in Troy. Doors open at 6 p.m. For tickets or more information call Carl at 910-572-8631.

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FLU SHOT CLINIC FOR VETERANS – Sept. 18, 10 a.m. – noon, Star Town Hall. Free flu shots available for all veterans using VA health care and those possessing a DD-214 and valid photo ID, given by Salisbury VA Rural Health Care Team. Event hosted by Ladies Auxiliary to East Montgomery VFW Post 9881. For more information, contact Marie Negus 910-428-2232 or Salisbury VAMC 1-800-469-8262, ext. 4958.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION – Meeting, Sept. 19, 6 p.m., Montgomery County Ag Building, 200 Glenn Rd. Troy. Frank Kissell will speak on “Fair Entry Preparation and Tips.” Field Day scheduled for Sept. 21.

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NAACP MEETING – Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Covington Missionary Baptist Church. Montgomery County School Superintendent Dale Ellis will attend, parents of Mont. Co. school children are asked to come and bring concerns.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Prayer breakfast, Sept. 20, 8:30 a.m. with Rev. Ron Scott, RSVP. Alzheimer’s meeting, Sept. 25, 2 p.m., speaker David Harper. For more information or to RSVP, call 572-4464, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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BENEFIT POKER RUN – Sept. 28, registration starts 11 a.m., KSU 12:30 p.m., $20 per bike (includes hand for each rider). Food sold onsite. All proceeds benefit the Blackburn family. Contact 704-794-8636.

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UWHARRIE FIRE DEPARTMENT BAR-B-QUE – Sept. 28, noon – 7 p.m., adults $8, children 12 and under $4. All proceeds go to Uwharre Fire Department.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – Global Reflections display by artist and photographer Dorothy Kee, Troy Library, from until Sept. 30. Brunch with author Amy Clipston, Troy Library, Sept. 21, 11 a.m.

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EAST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1983 REUNION – Oct. 4 and 5. Meet at Homecoming game on Oct. 4. Oct. 5, TBA. Contact kecia.serwin@fas.com for more information.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES – Oct. 10, East Montgomery High School, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Oct. 29, West Montgomery High School, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bring photo ID. Contact Marlene Dunn for more information, 975-0952 or 439-4730.

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RANDOLPH MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP FREE TRAINING – Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Exploring Oppositional Defiant Disorder, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe. Lunch and training are free, registration in advance is required by Oct. 4. Contact Vickie Wilson by phone 336-870-3802, or toll free 1-877-211-7252, or by e-mail at randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

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RUN TO THE COUNTRY REUNION – Oct. 12 (rain or shine), Eldorado Outpost, open to all vehicles, opens at 8 a.m., awards at 2 p.m. Pre-registration $20, registration day of show $25. All proceeds to to charity. For more information, contact Bob Nelson, 571-5482 or rnelson@firsthealth.org; or Eldorado Outpost, 572-3474.

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VETERANS SHOOTOUT GOLF BENEFIT – Oct. 16, Denson’s Creek Golf Course, 4-person Captain’s Choice, tee time 1 p.m., entry fee $50 per person. Checks payable to: VFW Post 2908. Call 576-1487.

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WEST MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1983 30TH REUNION – At the Country Club in Troy, Oct. 19, time TBD. Also join us for the homecoming football game at West, Oct. 18. E-mail janiecolejordan@gmail.com or go to West Montgomery Class of 1983 on Facebook for updated information.

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MT. GILEAD MUSEUM – Exhibits by local artists monthly. September, Lenny Pigford; October, Hilda Poplin. Museum is open 2-4, Sunday afternoons, free.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Community Outreach monthly schedule: First Mon. – Ophir Comm. Building. First Tues. – Macedonia United Methodist Church, Abner Rd. First Wed. – Wadeville Comm. Building. Second Tues. – Belford Baptist Church. Second Thurs. – Star Town Hall. Third Tues. – Pekin Comm. Building. Third Thurs. – Eldorado Comm. Building. Fourth Tues. – Candor Fire Dept. Fourth Wed. – White Crest Baptist Church. Fourth Thurs. – Mt. Gilead Fire Dept. Programs begin at 11 a.m. Call 572-4464 with questions and to RSVP three days before program date.

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MONTGOMERY SUPPORT GROUP – First Wednesday of each month during the school year, Cornerstone Baptist Church, 303 Lambert Road, Biscoe, 12-1 p.m., information and support for families of children with emotional, learning or behavioral challenges. Advance registration required, light meal included. Contact Vickie Wilson at 1-877-7252 or randolphmontgomeryadvocate@gmail.com.

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MT. GILEAD TRUTH COMMITTEE – Meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church. All Mt. Gilead residents invited.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – The Crisis Council needs volunteers in all areas to work with victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Call 910-572-3749 to volunteer and set up an appointment.

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – The Troy Library is now open Saturdays and Sundays. Saturday hours 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; Sunday hours 2-5 p.m. Weekdays Troy Library is open 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Other branches hours are Biscoe - Monday and Tuesday, 2:30-6 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Candor - Monday - Friday, 1-5 p.m. Mt. Gilead - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 1 – 5 p.m. Star - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2 – 6 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Biscoe, Candor, Mt. Gilead, Star and Troy now have free Wi-Fi access. An Internet User Agreement Must be on file.

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RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION CLASS – Learn about our services and how you can be involved. To register, e-mail or call Marlene Dunn: montnc@redcross.org or 910-975-0952.

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STORY TIME – Biscoe Library each Friday at 11 a.m.; Mt. Gilead Library each Tuesday at 3 p.m.

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TROY/MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER – Yoga for Seniors, Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 572-4464 for more information.

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BRUTONVILLE COMMUNITY VETERANS GROUP – Regular meeting the third Saturday of each month at the Methodist Church in Brutonville at 1 p.m.

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NAACP – Meeting every fourth Tuesday of the month at Troy A.M.E. Zion Church, 7 p.m.

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PEABODY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION – Monthly meeting every third Monday at 7 p.m. at Peabody Campus.

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CLOTHES CLOSET – Macedonia Presbyterian Church, all items are free. Open every Tuesday from 8-12 and every third Saturday.

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AA MEETINGS – Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Good Ole Boys Hut in Biscoe, behind the Presbyterian Church. For more information call 910-220-2674.

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ARTISANS CENTER – Main St., Mt. Gilead. Come paint with us every Thursday night, free. For more information call 439-1987, leave name and number.

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