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May 25 Community News


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Friday, May 25, 2018


Support group

The Brother to Brother prostate cancer support group will meet at 9 a.m. at The Seahorse Restaurant, 2301 Stantonsburg Road. The group is sponsored by the Cancer Support Community Eastern N.C. Visit cancersupportenc.com/schedule-of-activities/ for more information or call John Head, 227-1527, or email him at hrtopf@gmail.com.

Car seat check

Greenville Fire-Rescue provides free car safety seat checks from 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. every Friday at Station 1, 500 S. Greene St. Trained experts will ensure child seats are installed correctly. No appointment is necessary. Visit the Greenville Fire-Rescue Facebook page for more information.

Speech-hearing screenings

In honor of Better Speech and Hearing Month, the ECU Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic will offer to the community free speech-language screenings for children 18-months-old through adults and free hearing screenings/hearing aid checks for people age four through adult from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ECU Health Sciences Building Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic, Health Science Drive. The screenings will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is free. For more information, contact 744-6104 or visit www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/csd/clinic/location.cfm. 

Coming Up

Community outreach

In an effort to spread love and cheer to others, Victory Christian Assembly, 4748 Stantsonsburg Road, in partnership with Windows of Opportunities Inc. of Raleigh, will give away a free meal and clothing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday to flood victims, the homeless, the hungry or anyone in need. For more information, call 830-1442, 919-758-4936 or 919-720-4932 or visit www.windowsofopportunities.org.

Insurance program

The Pitt County Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road, will offer a free Insurance question and answer program with Kelly Kurz of Paperwork Solutions from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday. Seating is limited. Call 752-1717 to reserve a seat.

Seamanship course

The Pamlico Sail & Power Squadron will offer a boating course for recreational boaters from 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday from June 5 through July 10 at First Presbyterian Church, 211 W. Second St., Washington. The course is designed to help boaters build confidence and competence for safe and fun on-the-water adventures. Cost is $60 for members or $90 for non-members ($10 more respectively for couples sharing). Deadline for registration is Monday. To register email pspsed@gmail.com or call 964-3009.

Vaccination clinic

The Pitt County Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road, will sponsor a vaccination clinic for older adults from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 7. The new shingles vaccine and pneumonia, tetanus and whooping cough vaccines will be available. Participants should bring their insurance cards. For more information, call 752-1717.

Social Security information

The Pitt County Council on Aging Road to Resources program will be held from 3-4 p.m. on June 18 at the Pitt County Senior Center, 4551 County Home Road. Heather Gray with the Social Security Administration will present information about Social Security Benefits. This program is free to the public, but space is limited. Call 752-1717 to register.

Host families needed

Terres des Langues is seeking families in the Greenville and eastern N.C. area to host Spanish students and one teacher from June 21-July 17 and French students and two teachers from June 14-July 9 or July 9-July 30. Hosts only need to share daily life and activities with them. The students, 14-18 years of age, are eager to improve their English and get a better understanding of American life. Hosts need not to have children to qualify, and profiles will be matched individually. Visit TLTLHOST.com, call 754-2136 or email Fladenmullerf@ecu.edu.

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