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Nov. 21 Community News


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Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Blood donation center

The Eastern North Carolina Donation Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, is open from 1-6 p.m. Call 758-1140 for more information.

Winterville seniors

The Winterville Senior Citizen Club will have its regular monthly meeting and Thanksgiving luncheon at noon at 2593 Railroad St., in the Community Room. The speaker will be Kim Williams from Trillium Health Resources who will talk about “Hoarding Tips to Overcome Clutter.” Anyone planning to attend the meeting should call 355-2572.

Coming Up

Thanksgiving dinner

The Little Willie Center will host a free Thanksgiving dinner from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the Mount Hermon Masonic Lodge, 1109 W. Fifth St. Anyone is invited to the meal. Anyone interested in volunteering or making a donation should contact Renee Arrington at 531-8764 or Melissa Arrington at 717-8745.

Thanksgiving service, dinner

A Thanksgiving worship service followed by dinner will be held at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day at Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1095 Allen Road. For more information call 752-4156.

Trip planning 

Winterville Senior Citizens Club is planning a trip on Sept. 5-8 to Washington, D.C. The trip will include a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a tour of Washington at night by motor coach, visits to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the Frederick Douglas National Historic Site and shopping at Potomac Mills. Cost per person is $350. Space is limited. Interested persons should send a $25 deposit to Winterville Senior Citizens Club, c/o Beatrice Henderson, P.O. Box 432 Winterville, N.C. 28590, to reserve a seat.

Farmville arts gala

Farmville Community Arts Council will celebrate its 40th anniversary gala from 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday at Benjamin May Lew Historic House, 5130 U.S. 121, Farmville. This event will feature hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction and entertainment. Tickets are $40 for members, $50 for others. Visit farmvillearts.org or call 753-3832.


The Aggie Athletic Foundation and the Office of Alumni Relations of N.C. A&T State University will host the “Eastern Carolina Caravan” from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Greenville in the Carolina Ballroom, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. To RSVP, call 336-285-3063 or email asmith24@ncat.edu by Thursday.

Hospice open house

The Service League of Greenville will host an Inpatient Hospice Open House from 4-6 p.m. Monday at 920 Wellness Drive. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the eight-bed hospice house facility, meet the highly qualified and dedicated hospice staff and speak with the medical director, Dr. Tae Lee. There will be a drawing for a gift from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry, a special visit from Santa and light refreshments.

Financial literacy

“Your Own Home,” is the topic of a free class to be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday in Room B of Sheppard Memorial Library, 530 Evans St. The class is the next one in the Financial Literacy Series based on the FDIC Money Smart Program. Participants will receive information about the pros and cons of renting versus owning a home, the home-buying process and how to financially protect one’s home. Contact Sylvia D. Brown at 329-4509 or sbrown@greenvillenc.gov.

Grief support

Oakmont Baptist Church, 1100 Red Banks Road, will host GriefShare’s “Surviving the Holidays” from 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 2. The workshop is designed for people who are grieving the death of a loved one. Registration fee is $5, which includes a workbook. Call 756-1245 or visit griefshare.org.

Donations needed

McGee Chiropractic is collecting donations for The Little Willie Center of Greenville. Please drop off contributions before Dec. 14 at McGee Chiropractic at 1330 E. Arlington Blvd. A “Wish List” of desired items can be found on the McGee Chiropractic Facebook page. Call Patti McGee at 355-5353.

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