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Around Town 1-25-12


Worship community

An organizational meeting for a new worshiping community, forming around the liturgy of the 1973 translation of the Roman Missal, will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Glen Oaks Golf Club, 245 Golf Course Rd. in Maiden. The community will rely strongly on the collegial model of the church in the spirit of Vatican II. The movement is not connected to nor has the approval of the Roman Catholic Church. For additional information, call (828) 850-2675.
Harris Teeter treat

CMC-Lincoln presents “Thursday’s Treat — Grocery Shopping” with Certified Diabetes Educator Theresa Perrin 9 a.m. Thursday at Harris Teeter in Boger City. The event is free to the public. Call (980) 212-6006 to sign up.


Republican men

Lincoln County Republican Men will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. WBTV weather forecaster Al Conklin is special guest.
Social Services

The Lincoln County Board of Social Services will meet 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom of the Social Services facility at 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For questions, contact Lincoln County DSS at (704) 732-0738.
Gospel music concert

David Memorial Baptist Church, 2533 Country Club Road in Lincolnton, presents “America’s favorite family of Gospel music,” the Hoppers, in concert 7 p.m. Thursday with special guest Daystar. Cost is $10, and tickets will be available at the door. Children under 12 are free. For more information, call (704) 735-5481.
Coffee & hot cocoa

Real Life Community Church, N.C. 27 in Iron Station, is hosting free coffee and hot chocolate 7-9 a.m. Friday at the church. For questions, email kristin@reallifecommunitychurch.us
LEPC meeting

The Lincoln County Emergency Planning Committee will meet 9:30 a.m. to noon Friday in the Board of Commissioner’s Room at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. A representative from the state emergency management office will present on the WebEOC Crisis Management Software.
Church breakfast

Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton, is hosting a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall. Cost is $6 per plate.

For more information, call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388 or email him at trbostjr@charter.net.

Food pantry

Two Fish and Five Loaves Food Pantry will be open to the public 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Without Walls Freedom Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton. The pantry provides free food to families in need. All applicants must bring a state-issued ID and one bill in their name.

For more information, please call (704) 240-4411.

Statue dedication

Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Road in Lincolnton, will dedicate a new statue in their courtyard during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. The statue, donated by church member Janet Radford, displays Jesus with children and represents the church’s congregational commitment to provide hungry children in the West Lincoln community with food.
Bluegrass concert

Victory Grove Tabernacle, 457 Victory Grove Church Rd. in Lincolnton, presents Bluegrass music by The Cockman Family 6 p.m. Sunday. For additional information, call (704) 732-6779 or (704) 530-0357.
LHS open house

Lincolnton High School will host an open house 6:30 p.m. Monday. Parents and students will pick up report cards and meet second semester teachers. Informational meetings will follow at 7 p.m. for sophomore and junior students and their parents. Sophomores will meet in the cafeteria; Juniors will meet in the Seminar room. For more information, contact the school at (704) 735-3089.


Last Man’s Club

The Last Man’s Club WWII Veterans and their guests will meet 11 a.m. Feb. 1 at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Lincolnton.


Nutrition meetings

Lincoln County Senior Services is hosting nutrition meetings on heart health 9:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 1 and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Lincoln County Senior Center. A meeting will also be 10-11 a.m. Feb. 21 at the East Lincoln Community Center.

For more information, contact the Senior Services’ nutrition office at (704) 736-8811 or their main office at (704) 732-9053.

Balance class

Lincoln County Senior Services is hosting “Matter of Balance,” an eight-session class focused on increasing older adults’ activity levels and reducing their fear of falling. Each session will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. starting Feb. 1. Pre-registration is required.

For more information on class dates and to register, call (704) 732-9053.

Relay for Life

Relay for Life of East Lincoln will hold its 2012 Planning Committee meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at Denver United Methodist Church’s Community Outreach Center followed by a meeting for team captains 7:30-8:30 p.m. All interested parties are encouraged to attend. Relay for Life of East Lincoln will be April 27-28 at East Lincoln High School.

To join, contribute or receive more information, contact either of the following co-chairs: Anne Willis at dizzydvl65@yahoo.com, Susie Davis at sdavis6719@charter.net or Capt. Craig Price at craig@folkn.com.


Walking program

The W. M. Lentz Gym at the City of Lincolnton Parks and Recreation Department, 800 S. Madison St., is now open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays to the public for the Let’s Get Moving walking program. Through the program, whose theme is “Walk Across America,” each participant’s progress is tracked and charted.

For more information, call (704) 735-2671.


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