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Feb. 13 Community News


"Look, Dan, the youth group has put those flamingos in our yard again!" Kathy Sprau shared this photo of a group of flamingos taken at the Audubon Park Zoo in New Orleans over Christmas.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Singing Valentines

The Carolina Chord Connection Barbershop Chorus is delivering Singing Valentines today and Wednesday. Call Tom at 412-0477 or go to ordersingingvalentine.com.

Food bank

A Food Bank will be held from noon to 2 p.m at Sycamore Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 Hooker Road. Disabled persons who need assistance may call call 916-2115. 

Senior bingo

Farmville Parks and Recreation will host bingo from 1-3 p.m. at the Farmville Community Center, 3886 S. Main St. Persons 50 and older can play the entire two hours for $1, which purchases two cards. Light refreshments will be provided.

Satellites presentation

“Satellites: What You Don’t Know Might Hurt You” will be the topic at the next meeting of the ECU Retired Faculty Association at 3 p.m. in the ECU Physicians Family Medicine Center, second floor classroom, 101 Heart Drive. Speaker will be Kurt Feldbush, MS, Systems Engineer, RadiantBlue Technologies. Free and open to the public. Contact Lars Larsen at larsenl@ecu.edu for more information.

Valentine roses

The Women of the Moose will have their annual Valentine Roses Sale from 1-8 p.m. at the Moose Family Center, 5393 Reedy Branch Road, Winterville. Proceeds help with Mooseheart, Moosehaven and local community projects. Contact Linda Garrett, simplysilver2001@yahoo.com. 

Pathways to Hope

Pathways to Hope, a support group for people who have lost loved ones, will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Vidant Wellness Center, 2610 Stantonsburg Road. Call 847-8405 or 847-1236.

Vagabond benefit

A benefit for Dirty Vagabond Ministries (DVM) will be held from 6-8 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church Spiritual Life Center, 2700 E. Fourth St. Tickets are $20 per person or $30 per couple and are available at the parish office or online at dvm.ticketsprice.com/mardi-gras. Visit dirtyvagabond.com for more information.

West Greenville meeting

The Greenville Police Community Relations Committee and other organizations are holding a West Greenville Community Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. in the C.M. Eppes Recreation Center, multipurpose room, 400 Nash St. Meet and greet with Greenville Police Lt. David Anderson, West Zone commander, and West Zone officers, and learn about the N.C. Civil’s Westgate Project and Community Employment Pipeline Project. The speaker will be Jermaine McNair of N.C. Civil.

Board meeting

The Pitt County Board of Health will meet at 6 p.m. in the Commissioner Auditorium, 1717 West Fifth St. Contact Kristen Nichols at 902-2442 or kristen.nichols@pittcountync.gov.

NAMI meeting

NAMI Pitt County will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in room 001 at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, 510 S. Washington St. This month will be a “Caring and Sharing Time.” NAMI is a support group for family members and friends of individuals with mental illness and those living with a diagnosis. Open to the public. Call 902-NAMI (6264) or 355-6133.

Free play

ECU will present “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. in Wright Auditorium. The show is free and open to the ECU community and public. Donations will be accepted at the door and will benefit the Center for Family Violence Prevention. The play contains strong language and adult content and is intended for mature audiences. Contact Mark Rasdorf, associate director for the ECU LGBT Resource Office at 737-4451.

Coming Up

Republican Women

The Republican Women of Pitt County will meet for a social at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at noon on Thursday at the Hilton Villedge Restaurant, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Price is $15. Diane Rufino, a local attorney, teacher, writer and talk show panelist will speak on DACA and Immigration Reform, and Scott Dacey,a candidate for North Carolina’s Third Congressional District, will introduce his platform. Contact Beth Capillary at 531-0788 or bethcapillary@yahoo.com.

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