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Feb. 16 Community News

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Marian Swinker shared this photo of a camellia, taken at her home in Winterville during the week of Feb. 6, 2017.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Today

Black Light Project

An evening presentation showing for the Black Light Project, a community fine art exhibit and presentation displaying positive images of African American life, will be held in the Goess Multipurpose Room at Pitt Community College, 1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville. The art show will begin at 6 p.m. with a film at 7 p.m. The exhibit will run through Feb. 28 in the Goess Student Center.

Farm and food forum

The Pitt County Farm & Food Council will host a forum from 6-8 p.m. at the Third Street Community Center, 600 W. Third St. Come express your thoughts about food, farms and hunger in Pitt County. For more information visit pcffcnc.weebly.com, facebook.com/PittCountyFarmandFood, or contact Doris Connell at 252-902-1022 or doris.connell@pittcountync.gov.

Coffee network

Greenville SEED @ ECU will host a free coffee network meeting at the Willis Building, 300 E. First St. Registration is from 7:30-8 a.m. with a speaker and announcements from 8-9 a.m., and networking throughout. Come join entrepreneurs, business owners and others from the business community to share ideas, network with colleagues, develop sales leads and more.

Building Hope banquet

Building Hope’s annual “A Vision of Hope” banquet will be held at Rock Springs Center, 4025 N.C. 43. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Judge Bob Armstrong of Selma, Ala., will talk about community transformation. Building Hope also will premiere its short film, “Stuck: A Series of Hope Film.” Tickets are $40. Book at www.buildinghopenc.org/annual-banquet-2017.

Democratic Party

The Democratic Women of Pitt County will meet at 6 p.m. at the Alice Keene Center, 4561 County Home Road. The Pitt County Democratic Party will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the same location. All local Democrats are encouraged to attend. For more information email PittCountyDems@gmail.com.

Republican women

The Republican Women of Pitt County will hold their monthly luncheon at noon at 400 Saint Andrews restaurant, 400 St. Andrews Drive. Featured speaker will be Brian Brown, liaison for Sen. Thom Tillis. A lunch buffet will be served for $14 inclusive. For more information contact President Beth Capillary at 252-531-0788.

Coming up

Contra dance

The Folk Arts Society of Greenville will hold a contra dance from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Jaycee Park Auditorium, 2000 Cedar Lane. Cost is $5 for students, $6 for FASG members or $8 for general admission. Call 752-7350 or visit www.fasgnc.org.

Alumni dinner meeting

The Eva J. Lewis Alumni Chapter of Elizabeth City State University will hold a dinner meeting at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 1004 Colonial Ave. For further information and/or to RSVP contact President Mary Cates at 252-758-5039.

Career Day

A career day panel discussion will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at The Anointed Ones Ministries International, 4271 N. Edge Road, Ayden. The discussion will include athletes, CNAs, entrepreneurs, judges, law enforcement, LPNs, musicians, meteorologists, veterinarians, teachers and more. Call 252-746-2722 or visit www.theaomi.org.

Interfaith Clergy meeting

The Interfaith Clergy will meet from noon to 1 p.m. on Feb. 23 at New Dimensions Community Church, 1700 W. Sixth St. Refreshments will be served. RSVP before Feb. 17 by calling Debbie S. Dixon at 252-714-7063 or email deskcon2007@gmail.com.

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

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