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Jan. 10 Community News


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Tuesday, January 10, 2017


Spirit of Freedom rescheduled

“The Spirit of Freedom” wax museum and concert scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 10 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Food bank

A food bank will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 Hooker Road. If you are in need, come by the church to pick up a food bag while they last. If you are disabled and need assistance, call 252-916-2115.

Chat With the Chief

The Greenville Police Department and the Police Community Relations Committee will hold “Chat With the Chief” from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Barnes-Ebron-Taft Community Center, 120 Park Access Road. The event is an opportunity to discuss community concerns. All issues raised will be incorporated into a community report being developed by the GPD.

Harlem Wizards

The Harlem Wizards basketball game scheduled for tonight at at Greene Central High School has been postponed to a later date because of travel concerns. Call 252-747-8191 ext. 326. More information will be posted when its available.

Town hall meeting

Mayor Pro-Tem Kandie Smith will host the town hall meeting “Tomorrow’s Horizon, Today” at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 200 W. Fifth St. Citizens will be given an opportunity to provide input about their priorities prior to the council’s upcoming planning session.

Coming up

MLK Jr. tribute

The Multicultural Activities Committee at Pitt Community College will present its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Tribute Breakfast from 8:30-10 a.m. on Wednesday in the Goess Student Center Multipurpose Room, 169 Bulldog Run. The guest speaker will be Judge James A. Wynn Jr., US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit. The scholarship will be dedicated to Earl T. Brown, Esq. Cost is $10 per ticket. Purchase tickets at www.pittcc.edu, app.etapestry.com or office 16 in the Vernon White building on campus. For more information email jlspain@email.pittcc.edu.

Healthy eating 

JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave., will present “No Excuses, Healthy Living,” a presentation about how to eat healthy in the new year, at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The presentation will include a resource table, incentives, a question and answer session and the raffle of a turkey. For questions email healthyeating252@gmail.com.

Fish stew

Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, 510 S. Washington St., will host a traditional eastern North Carolina fish stew dinner fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, in its Taft Christian Life Center. Author and UNC-TV producer Bob Garner will speak. All donations will go to the United Methodist Committee on Relief to benefit victims of Hurricane Matthew. Alternative menu choices for children and adults will be available. Eat in or take out. Call 752-3101.

Visit www.reflector.com/communitycalendar for a full listing of events.