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Around Town 3-21-12



Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 Tryon Courthouse Rd. in Cherryville, will host a revival with Brother Tommy Carver 7 p.m. each night Monday through Thursday. For more information, call (704) 445-8420 or visit www.gospelwayonline.org.
Child Find

The Lincoln County Exceptional Children’s Resource Center will host “Child Find: Children Ages Birth to 5 Years” 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Kiser Intermediate School, 301 Jeb Seagle Dr. in Lincolnton. The program identifies children who need early intervention or special education services. For more information or to register, contact Terry Hallman at (704) 736-1017 ext. 16123 between 12 and 3 p.m.
Social Services

The Lincoln County Board of Social Services has changed its regular meeting time and will now meet 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Board Room of the Social Services facility, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0738.
LKN Covekeepers

The Lake Norman Covekeepers will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the East Lincoln Fire Department, 406 S. Pilot Knob Rd. in Stanley. Guest speaker is Gus Gustafson, a professional fishing guide and outdoor columnist. For more information, contact Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249.
Art Crawl

The Arts Council of Lincoln County will host its annual First Savings Bank Spring Art Crawl 6-9 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (704) 732-9044 or email artslincolnnc@gmail.com.


Singing Convention

The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. Friday at Denver Wesleyan Church, N. Hwy. 16 in Denver. For more information, call (704) 276-1529.
Country breakfast

Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-8034 ext. 2388.

Wine/Art Fest

The Downtown Development Association will host Loveable Lincolnton Wine & Art Fest 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature wine tasting, artisans, entertainment and food vendors. Tickets are available at the DDA Office or Lincoln Cultural Center. For more information, call (704) 736-8915.
Egg hunt

An Easter egg hunt will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday at High Shoals Park. Participants must bring their own baskets.  For more information, call (980) 241-5527.
Church Luncheon

Boger City United Methodist Church, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a luncheon 11:30 a.m. Sunday in their fellowship hall.
Church celebration

New Providence Full Gospel Church, 947 George Brown Rd. in Crouse, will hold a celebration for First Lady Prophetess Shirley Sweezy Brooks 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker is Pastor Thomas Ramseur of Community Baptist Church in Lawndale. For more information, call (704) 732-9644.
Blood drive

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at Sally’s YMCA, 1601 Forney Creek Pkwy. in Denver. For more information, contact Jennifer Clendenin at (704) 972-4700.
BBQ fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 76 will hold a BBQ fundraiser 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 30 at the Veterans Center on Howards Creek School Rd. in Lincolnton. Carryout option will be available along with delivery for six or more orders. Orders are due Monday. To order, call (704) 473-2163 or (704) 472-7281.
Denver Support Group

The Denver Support Group will meet 6 p.m. Monday in Oak Classroom 1 and 2 of the Lincoln Medical Arts Building, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton.
Literary competition

The Arts Council of Lincoln County is holding its annual Flo Robinson Literary Competition. Entries may be poetry or prose and must be postmarked to the Arts Council by March 28. For more information on competition rules and guidelines, call (704) 732-9044.
Pathways scholarships

Deadline to apply for a $1,000 Gaston College scholarship from Pathways Services is March 31. Applicants must have completed the 40-hour Peer Support Specialist training at Pathways and be a resident of Lincoln, Cleveland or Gaston County. Submit applications online at either www. gaston.edu or http://gcstars.gaston.edu/stars/.
Drama camp

The Lincoln Theatre Guild now has registration forms available online at lincolntheatreguild.com for Lincoln Drama Camp, entitled “iMusic Time Capsule: Music Through the Decades”.  Camp is available to rising 2nd-12th grade students. Dates are July 16-20 at Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton Campus and July 23-27 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver.  For more information and cost, call (704) 732-9055.
O’Neal Scholarship

The Lincoln County Cooperative Extension is currently taking applications for the Herter O’Neal Scholarship. Eligible participants include county high school seniors who plan to major in business. Students from Lincoln County School of Technology and Gaston College’s Lincoln Campus may also apply.

For more information or to receive an application, contact Joyce Dorsey at 9704) 736-8452 or joyce_m_dorsey@ncsu.edu.

Class reunion

Lincolnton High School class of 1971 is planning a reunion for the fall and is currently looking for graduates’ addresses. The reunion will be combined with the class of 1969 and 1970. Addresses can be emailed to brookinss@msn.com or blackwell217@charter.net.

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