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Around Town — 5-23-12

Yard Sale
Hinton Memorial United Methodist Church, 830 Car Farm Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale starting 6:30 a.m. Saturday. Hot dogs will be sold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lifeguard training
City of Lincolnton Parks &  Recreation will host a lifeguard training class each night Wednesday through June 7 at the W. M. Lentz Recreation Center at Betty G. Ross Park, 800 S. Madison St. in Lincolnton. Deadline for registration is Monday (May 21). For more information, call (704) 735-2671 or stop by the Rec. Office to register.

Spay/neuter clinic
Registration for a low-cost spay/neuter clinic June 5 will be 1-4 p.m. Wednesday and 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Human Society’s Office, 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-9022.

Budget meeting
The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will hold a Budget Work Session 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) building on East Main Street. For more information, call (704) 736-8473.

Grocery tour
CMC-Lincoln’s “Thursday’s Treat” series will continue with a grocery shopping tour 9 a.m. Thursday at the Denver Harris Teeter, 149 Cross Center Dr. Participants will learn how to shop for diabetes-friendly and heart-healthy food items.  For questions, call (980) 212-6037 or (980) 212-6006.

LKN Covekeepers
Lake Norman Covekeepers will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at East Lincoln Fire Department, 406 Pilot Knob Rd. in Stanley. Guest speaker will be Ron Shoultz, chairman of the Lake Norman Marine Commission. For more information, contact Ben Benoit at (704) 489-6249.

Awards Day
West Lincoln High School, 172 Shoal Rd. in Howards Creek, will hold an Awards Day ceremony 8:30 a.m. Friday in the gymnasium for juniors and seniors. For more information, call Linda Hacker at (704) 736-1017 ext. 27705 or email her at lhacker@lincoln.k12.nc.us.

Hot dog benefit
A community mission / hot dog benefit sale will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pumpkin Center Community Building, 2735 Club House Rd. in Lincolnton. Proceeds will be used to build a new home for a local family.

Singing Convention
The Lincoln County Singing Convention will meet 7-9 p.m. Friday at Hull’s Grove Baptist Church, 6670 W. Hwy. N.C. 27 in Vale.  For more information, call (704) 276-1529.

Daves Reunion
The 34th Annual Daves Reunion will be 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Denton’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Morganton. Attendants are asked to be a covered dish, drink, and any family tree information or old photos. Door prizes will also be given away.

Memorial Day celebration
VFW Post 1706, 1306 Country Club Road, will host their annual Memorial Day celebration 7:30 p.m. Sunday. A short ceremony will precede the lighting of candles. Guest speaker will be Senior Chief Jeff Pitts, retired U.S. Navy and Naval Junior ROTC Instructor at South Point High School.

Basketball camps
The 17th Annual East Lincoln Basketball Association Camps will be June 11-14 and July 9-12 along with a Back to School Co-Ed Camp Aug. 6-9, all at ELHS. Camp applications can be picked up in the school office or mailed to participants by calling the school at (704) 736-1860 ext. 25603. Indiviudals can also contact the school or Coach Chip Ashley for more information on camp cost, times and age requirements.

Heart race
The Healthy Heart 4-Mile Run/2-Mile Walk, which benefits the American Heart Association, will be June 16 at Highland Park in Lincolnton. For more information, visit racingtoes.com.

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