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Sept. 11 Community Calendar

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Today

Soup Kitchen

The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 Walnut St., Farmville, serves meals from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service is carried out by local volunteers from churches and individuals and is totally supported by donations from the community. Call 753-5512 evenings or 917-4563.

Writing course

Pitt Community College will offer a Family Stories Workshop from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Mondays from Sept. 11-Nov. 27 at the Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road. This course focuses on writing and preserving personal and family stories for future generations and all are welcome. Fee for the course is $79. The course will run 36 hours and be taught by author Patsy Baker O’Leary. Students may register at the PCC Greenville Center or online. Call 756-7225 or 493-7317.

Choral auditions

The Greenville Choral Society’s Youth Chorale and Children’s Chorus will have auditions from 5-8 p.m. at The Memorial Baptist Church, 1510 S.E. Greenville Blvd.The Youth Chorale consists of high-school-age singers. The Children’s Chorus is for singers in fourth through eighth grades. Visit greenvillechoralsociety.com or call 412-7927 to schedule an audition.

Afterschool program

Children ’R’ Us, a 10-week after school program for children aged 7-13 who are above a healthy weight, will begin today at Community Fellowship Church, 4111 S. Main St., Farmville The program requires registration and is first come, first served. Call 753-6753.

Aging forum

A question-and-answer forum for older adults will be held at 9 a.m. at the The Bethel Senior Wellness Center, 7406 Main Street. The forum will provide information about all the services for older adults offered by the Pitt County Council on Aging. Call 752-1717 ext. 10 or visit pittcoa.com.

Food Boxes

Registration for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Community Fellowship Ministries, 4111 S. Main St.. This program delivers monthly boxes of food to Pitt County residents who are at least 60 years old and have a valid driver’s license, state ID or Medicaid card. Call 717-9600.

Coming up

Board of Health

The Pitt county Board of health will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the conference rooms of the Health Department, 201 Government Circle. Call 902-2442 or kristen.nichols@pittcountync.gov.

NAMI meeting

“Anxiety Disorder” will be the topic of the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Pitt County meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 001 at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, 510 S. Washington St. NAMI is a support group for family members, consumers and friends of individuals with mental illness. Andrea Petersen in a taped presentation will discuss living with chronic anxiety from an early age and into adulthood as a reporter working for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Call 902-6264 or 355-6133.

PFLAG

Greenville PFLAG will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 131 Oakmont Drive. Greenville PFLAG is a local group in support of gender and sexual minorities. The two-hour meetings are on the second Thursday of each month. The first hour focuses on education and advocacy, and the second hour is a support group. This month the presentation will be "The Rhetoric of Queer Identities: Terms, Pronouns, Vocabulary." 

Golf tournament

The 2017 Purple Gold Golf Open will be Friday at Ironwood Golf & Country Club, 200 Golf Club Wynd. Golf flight times are 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Cost is $150 per player including breakfast, lunch, snacks, beverages and golf cart. Sponsorship opportunities are available. All proceeds benefit the ECU Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Email mooresh@ecu.edu, call 328-5775 or visit PirateAlumni.com.

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

 

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