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Around Town — 7-16-12

Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host “Operation Overboard” vacation Bible school 6-8:30 p.m. nightly Monday through Thursday. Supper will be served each night. For more information, call (704) 732-0538 or visit pisgah-umc.org.

Amity Baptist Church, 881 Amity Ch. Rd. in the township of Ironton, will host a vacation Bible school (ages 2-12) 6-8:30 p.m. nightly Monday through Thursday. Supper will be provided. For more information, call (704) 735-5161.

Basketball camp
Lincoln Charter School’s Lincolnton Campus will host a basketball camp (ages 8 and up) 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information, contact Rev. Franklin Lowery at (704) 735-6359 or (980) 429-0331.

Lions Club Awards
The Lincolnton Lions Club will host their annual awards ceremony and recognize their 2012 scholarship recipients 7 p.m. Tuesday at Boger City United Methodist Church, 2320 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. A Board of Directors meeting will follow the ceremony. There will be no meal provided.

Notary training
Gaston College is offering a notary public training Tuesday through Thursday at the Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Both morning and evening classes are available. For more information, call (704) 922-6250.

Greater Moore’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 1009A E. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a vacation Bible school entitled “There’s No Friend Like Jesus” 6:30-8:30 p.m. nightly Tuesday and Wednesday. A Fun Day celebration will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For van pickup, call (704) 732-8900 or (828) 358-6684.

Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at CMC-Lincoln, 433 McAlister Rd.

Fairview Baptist Church, 5051 Fairview Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a vacation Bible school 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday through July 20 with an awards ceremony 11 a.m. Saturday. For more information, contact Pastor Steve Wood at (828) 705-1816 or pastorstevewood@gmail.com.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host the program “How to Choose and How to be Chosen” 6:30-7:30 Thursday at the Senior Citizen Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Social hour will follow the event, and refreshments will be served. For more information, call (704) 865-5563.

Quilt Guild
Lincoln Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. Jean Funderburk will speak on “How to Build Better Borders.” For more information, call (704) 736-0435.

River Oaks Band
Bud Long’s River Oaks Band will perform 7 p.m. Saturday at 2910 Killian Rd. in Lincolnton. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call (704) 735-1389.

LCS Board meeting
Lincoln Charter School will hold a Board meeting 6 p.m. July 23 at the Denver campus, 7834 Galway Ln. in Denver. The public is invited to attend.

Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, will host vacation Bible school 6:30-9 p.m. July 23-27. For more information, call (704) 530-4681.

Griefshare meeting
Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2582 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton, will meet 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday in the fellowship hall. The meetings will focus on helping those experiencing deep grief. Participants do not have to be affiliated with a church to attend. For more information, call (704) 732-0538 or pisgah-umc.org.

Marine Corps Pageant
The Miss Lincoln County Marine Corps League Pageant, a fundraiser for the Capt. Jeb F. Seagle Marine Corps League & Toys for Tots, will be 6 p.m. Aug. 25.
For more information, contact Sherry Trevino at (704) 735-6936 or sherrytrevino@hotmail.com.

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