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June 10 Community News


When you are the last one to show up for breakfast, you may have to be a little more resourceful! Pamela Windley-Daw of Washington shared this photo of a creative squirrel at a birdfeeder.


Monday, June 10, 2019


Soup Kitchens

■ The JOY Soup Kitchen, 700 Albemarle Ave., serves a meal of soup, sandwiches and/or fruit from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. For more information call 561-7519.

■ 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.

AARP meeting

The Greenville Chapter of the AARP will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road. The guest speaker will be Natalie Wood Riche from the N.C. Department of Justice, who will speak on how to avoid fraud, scams and ID theft. For more information, contact Jack Hansel at  717-3611.

Tea party

The Eastern North Carolina Tea Party will meet at 6 p.m. at The Mayflower Seafood Restaurant, 136 Davenport Farm Road in Winterville. Attorney and constitutional historian Diane Rufino will deliver a presentation explaining the current understanding of the Second Amendment, as interpreted by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Contact Diane Rufino at crazy_for_the_80s@reagan.com.

Free aerobics

A free aerobics exercise class is open to the public at 6 p.m. 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.

Coming up

Health alliance

The Healthy Living Alliance, in collaboration with the NC Council of Churches, will hold a Healthy Living session from 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Salvation Army building, 2778 Memorial Drive. The session will focus on healthy eating, education, nutrition information and a cooking class. Contact the Rev. Rodney Coles Sr. at 717-9600.

NAMI meeting

The NAMI June Family Support Meeting will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday in room one at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church, 510 S. Washington St. NAMI is a free support group for family members, friends or individuals living with mental illness. Call 531-3603 or 341-1999.

Scouts BSA

An open house and sign up session for the first all girls Scouts BSA troop will take place on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Elm St. The session will provide information about summer camp opportunities. For more information go to https://youtu.be/44MOckviL8 or contact Laura Mangum at LBD0514@hotmail.com. The troop will have regular meetings on Mondays nights at 6;30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.

Umbrella market

An Umbrella Market event sponsored by Uptown Greenville will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Five Points Plaza, at the corner of West Fifth Street and Evans. This open-aired market will feature live music, fresh produce, seafood, artisan cheese, handmade arts, jewelry, antiques, local brew and more. Visit www.uptowngreenville.com.

Humane Society fundraiser

The Humane Society of Eastern North Carolina will continue its summer dog washing fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Barbour-Hendrick Honda, 3300 S. Memorial Drive. Services include baths, nail clipping and anal gland expression, and prices vary from $10-15 for each service. All pets must have a copy of the rabies vaccination certificate. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society. Volunteers are also needed for this event; to volunteer, email HSECVolunteer@gmail.com.