Oct. 12 Community News


Teresa Surratt of Greenville took this photo on Oct. 9 of four young gray treefrogs nestled on a leaf right before the rain. They were only about an inch long.


Thursday, October 12, 2017


Salvation Army applications

The Salvation Army is taking applications for Christmas Angel Tree Toys and Holiday Food Boxes for Thanksgiving and Christmas from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. at The Mission Station, 150 Maxwell Street.

After hours

The Winterville Historical and Arts Society will be the host for “Business After Hours” from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Depot, 217 Worthington St. The event is sponsored by the Winterville Chamber of Commerce. For more information call Tony Moore at 321-6700.

Stroke Support Network

The Stroke Support Network meets from 6-8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the VMC Rehabilitation Center Classroom, 2100 Stantonsburg Road. Contact Jordan Sheets at 847-0571 for more details.

PFLAG meeting

Greenville PFLAG will meet from 7-9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 131 Oakmont Drive. PFLAG is a local group in support of gender and sexual minorities. The first hour focuses on education and advocacy and the second hour is a support group. This month a representative from Stop Human Trafficking will present information about human trafficking and their initiatives to combat this problem. All are welcome!

Coming Up

Reserve meeting

The 398th Engineer/Supply Company, Greenville, N.C., will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday at The Seahorse restaurant, 2301 Stantonsburg Road. All former members of the company are invited to attend. Contact Frank Meeks at 258-5330 or meeksfd@suddenlink.net if you can attend.


The Pitt County Council on Aging will host the Second Annual Oktoberfest from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 4551 County Home Road. The festival, to benefit Meals on Wheels, will feature musical guests the Tar River Community Band, the Green Grass Cloggers and Noelle Smith. Sup Dogs, Uptown Brewing and 30-plus local vendors will also be on site. Meal tickets are $20 on sale now at the Council on Aging. Meal will include German-style food and will purchase two warm lunches for homebound older adults in Pitt County. For more information call 752-1717.

Gala night

AMEXCAN will host “Latino Benefit Gala Night” from 7-11:30 p.m. Saturday in the Emerald Ballroom at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Tickets are $40. Contact AMEXAN for more information at 258-9967 or email amexcan@amexcannc.org.

Volunteer drivers

The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to help provide patients with rides to treatment centers. Volunteers must have a safe and reliable vehicle, a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, a good driving record and attend A Road to Recovery volunteer training. For more information, or to coordinate a ride for a cancer patient in need, call 1-800-227-2345.

Cancer support

The Brother to Brother prostate cancer support group meets at 9 a.m. on the last Friday of every month at The Seahorse Restaurant, 2301 Stantonsburg Road. For information, call William Turner at 809-7185. The group is sponsored by the Cancer Support Community Eastern N.C. Visit cancersupportenc.com/schedule-of-activities/ for more information.

Flu shots

Walgreens pharmacists will give flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1095 Allen Road. Immunizations are free with eligible commercial insurance, N.C. Medicaid and Medicare. Limited vouchers available for the uninsured. Contact bleebrb@aol.com.

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