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May 15 Community News


Chris Koegel of Chocowinity sent in this photo of a peony in the afternoon sun.


Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Assistance program

The We Care Program is available from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Community Crossroads Center, 207 Manhattan Ave. Receive emergency food, legal aid, disability and veterans assistance and help with employment skills. Call Pastor Rodney Coles Sr. 717-9600.

Seniors club

The Winterville Seniors Club will meet at noon in the Winterville Community Room, 2571 Railroad St., Winterville. The speaker will be Eve Rogers, pastor and founder of New Dimension Community Church. The club will celebrate Older Americans Month, with the theme “Engage at Every Age.” It will also be a Luau Day. Seniors should wear a bright color. Call 355-2572 for more information.

Advance care

The Pitt County Council on Aging will offer a free advance care planning and education clinic from 1-3 p.m. in the small multipurpose room at 4551 County Home Road. At 9 a.m. participants will receive information and at 10 a.m. facilitators and notaries will be available to assist in the preparation of living wills and healthcare power of attorney documents. Picture identification is required to complete documents. Pre-registration is preferred, but not required. Call 752-1717, Ext. 7.

Blood donation center

The Eastern North Carolina Donation Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, is open Tuesdays from 1-6 p.m. Call 758-1140 for more information or visit www.redcrossblood.org/locations/greenville-donation-center.

Agri-Cultural Market

The 2018 Agri-Cultural Markets will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the DeVisconti Gardens (behind the GlasStation at 3732-A West Wilson St., Farmville). Local artisans and farmers will be on hand to sell local crafts and vegetables. There will be local beer from Duck-Rabbit and Koi Pond Breweries and live entertainment by TrickJohnny. This event is family-friendly. Admission is free. Co-sponsors are the Town of Farmville, the Farmville Chamber of Commerce, the Farmville Community Arts Council and the DeVisconti Event Center.

Coming Up

Republican women

The Republican Women of Pitt County will meet at 11:30 a.m. for a social time and at noon for lunch on Thursday at the Villedge Restaurant, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Glenn Webb, Pitt County Commissioner for District 6 and Benjie Forrest, Pitt County School Board, District 9, will be the guest speakers. Cost is $15 inclusive. RSVP to Beth Capillary at bethcapillary@yahoo.com by today.

Yard sale-lunch

Family Life Tabernacle Pentecostal Holiness Church, 6630 N.C. 43 South, will have a yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and barbecue chicken lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Lunch plates are $8. Contact Pastor Connie Newton at 717-1682.

Diabetes walk

Fayza Temple No. 254 will sponsor “Walk Against Diabetes 2018” on Saturday at E.B. Aycock Middle School, 1325 Red Banks Road. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The two-mile walk/run will begin at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. The event also will include free health screenings, aerobic workouts, healthy snacks and giveaways. Contact Noble Greenfield at 258-9829 or Noble Mooring at 412-2140, email Fayatemple254@gmail.com or register on Eventbrite.com.

Fun fair

Koinonia Christian Center will present “Soaring Beyond the Stars,” a fun fair for persons who are differently abled and their families, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Greenville Convention Center, 303 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Contact Angela Revis at arevis@kccfamily.com or at 752-1898.

Class reunion

The J.H. Rose High School Class of ’78 will hold its 40th reunion from 4-8 p.m. on June 9 at Eppes Middle School, 1100 S. Elm St. A social time will be held between 4-6 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6. For more information and/or to RSVP, call 714-3931, email jhrclassof78@gmail.com or visit the J.H. Rose High School Class of 1978 Facebook page.

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