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Around Town 12-28-11

Hesed House Opening
Hesed House of Hope, Lincoln County’s homeless shelter, is now open for the winter season.  The shelter is located at 100 Ann Gaither Court, Lincolnton.  Guests wishing to stay overnight at the shelter should arrive at 6 p.m.  Anyone wanting to volunteer to provide a meal or spend the night should contact kenlong626@hotmail.com.
Watch Night Service
New Providence Gospel Church, 947 George Brown Rd. in Crouse, is holding a Watch Night Service 10 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Mary at (828) 428-3960 or the church at (704) 732-9644.
American Legion Dance
American Legion Maiden Post 240 is hosting a New Year’s Eve Dance Saturday at their Post 240 building located across the street from Maiden Elementary School. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Good Time Band will play at 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will help offset the costs of Post 240’s children and youth programs. For directions and ticket prices, call (828) 428-9600.
Senior Center
Nutrition Meetings
Lincoln County Senior Center is hosting nutrition meetings next month on Glaucoma Awareness. Meetings are 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Jan. 3 and 2-4 p.m. on Jan. 17. For information on meeting locations, contact Senior Services’ main office at (704) 732-9053 or their nutrition office at (704) 736-8811.
Last Man’s Club
The Last Man’s Club WWII Veterans of Lincoln County will hold their monthly meeting at 11 a.m. on Jan. 4 at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnton. All WWII veterans and guests are invited to attend. One veteran’s raffle winner will receive a handmade quilt.
Youth Baseball Tryouts
The Westlake Warriors 11 & under team is holding tryouts from 3-5 p.m. at the Denver Batting Center on Jan. 8.  The team will be playing 7-8 tournaments during the spring/summer season.  Practices will be three days a week in the Denver area. For questions or directions, contact Eric at (704) 507-3808 or Mark at (704) 519-6403.
Financial Peace University
Crouse United Methodist Church, 3311 Crouse School Road, will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, a 13-week course, starting 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10. For more information or to register, call Jim Sanders at (704) 735-2443.

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