Nov. 12 Community News
Monday, November 12, 2018
Sierra Club Meeting
The Cypress Group of the Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday at 131 Oakmont Drive. The guest speaker will be Peter Boettger, who will present a program about oysters on the Pamlico River. This meeting is free and open to the public. Call Cindy Elmore at 258-3329.
Winterville Veterans Day
Winterville will celebrate Veterans Day at 2 p.m. on Monday in front of the town’s Public Safety building, 2593 Railroad St. In the event of rain, the event will move inside the fire department. The guest speaker will be Farmville town commissioner John Moore, a veteran of Desert Storm. The Tim Sutton Trio will perform. The Winterfille Ruritan will host the event with Keith Knox, president, serving as host. For more information call Tony Moore at 341-7457 or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free meal for veterans
K & W Cafeteria, 1916 W. Arlington Blvd., will serve a complimentary meal to active-duty and military personnel and veterans from 11 a.m. to closing on Monday. The complimentary meal is a token of the business’ appreciation and gratitude and will include a choice of entree, two vegetables, bread and beverage. Military ID or proof of military service will be required. The offer will be available to dine-in or take-out customers.
■ The Community Outreach Soup Kitchen, 3492 Walnut St., Farmville, serves meals from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The service is carried out by local volunteers from churches and individuals and is totally supported by donations from the community. For more information about serving or donating, call Janet Heath at 917-4563.
■ The Joy Soup Kitchen serves a meal of soup, sandwiches and/or fruit from 10:30-11:45 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Joy Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave. For more information call 561-7519.
Hopeful Beginnings, a group for new moms (especially those experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression), meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Vidant Wellness Center, 2610 Stantonsburg Road. For more information visit Hopeful Beginnings on Facebook.
A free aerobics exercise class is open to the public at 6 p.m. every Monday at the Alice F. Keene Center, 4561 County Home Road. The class is sponsored by Healthy Lives Healthy Choices, a grant supported program focusing on prevention and management of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The program is funded by Vidant Health's Community Benefit Grants Program. Contact 702-8167 or 327-7964.
Reunion planning meeting
A planning meeting for the C.M. Eppes High School Class of 1969’s 50th Reunion in 2019 will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Carver Branch Library, 618 W. 14th Ave. Contact Carolyn Streeter at 717-0033 or Belinda Gallop at 717-1472.
GPD Police Community Relations
The Greenville Police Department Police Community Relations Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Pitt Community College Law Enforcement Center, 2096 Central Park Drive, Winterville. Chris Burack and Tyler Whaley of the GPD will speak about the GPD application process and benefits compensation. There will be a question-and-answer period after the presentations. For more information contact Greg Rubel, PCRC chair, at email@example.com or call 919-306-5154.
Memorial service and celebration
Vidant Home Health and Hospice will sponsor a vigil service to remember lost loved ones and to recognize hospice caregivers at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at John Paul II Catholic High School, 2725 E. 14th St. For more information, contact Angelina Brittle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-1236.