Gold Hill Missionary Baptist Church will present “A Portrait of Faithfulness,” a banquet in recognition of leaders honoring Mr. J.T. Rendleman of Mt. Holly, a Trustee and member of Gold Hill’s church family, 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Faith Baptist Church, 5180 Old Plank Rd. in Iron Station. Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are available now through Sept. 9. To purchase tickets or for more information, call Amanda McDowell or Sonya Sturdivant at the church office at (704) 827-7966.
The Lincoln Photography Club will meet 7 p.m. today at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. Club members are asked to bring examples from their favorite printing companies.
Lincoln County Board of Social Services
The regular meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Social Services has been changed and will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Board Room of the Social Services facility, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0738.
United Way breakfast
United Way of Lincoln County will host a Pacesetter Breakfast entitled “One Team, One Goal, Live United” 8-9:30 a.m. Thursday at CMC-Lincoln, 433 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. Mayor Gilleland will be the guest speaker. To RSVP, visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Battle of the Bands
Catawba Valley Music Revival will present it’s 3rd annual Battle of the Bluegrass Bands noon Saturday at 5799 Coot Williams Rd. in Cherryville. The gate will open at 9 a.m. For more information or to volunteer, call (704) 447-5090 or visit catawbavalleymusicrevival.com. Interested bands can call (980) 429-9505 or (980) 241-2435. To register, call (828) 381-7631 or (704) 447-5090.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will hold it’s first unwanted medicine drop 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Charlie District Office, 1889 N. N.C. 16 in Denver, across from Westport Baptist Church. Items may include over-the-counter and prescription medications, vitamins, supplements, syrings, ointments/creams and all other unwanted medications. Aerosol cans will not be accepted. For more information, call (704) 732-9050. Individuals may remain anonymous when dropping off items.
Singing group Soul Purpose will perform 6 p.m. Sunday at Middle Cross Baptist Church, 3474 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse. For more information, call Pastor Dale Hendricks at (704) 530-4681.
River View Baptist Church, 2230 Riverview Rd. in Lincolnton, will sponsor a 14-week Divorce Care group 6:30-8 p.m. starting Sept. 5. Childcare will be provided.
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and the North Lincoln High School drama club and band will sponsor the 7th annual Super Cruz-In & Show for hot rods, classic and antique cars, rain or shine, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 in the NLHS parking lot, 2737 Lee Lawing Rd in Lincolnton. Vehicle registration money must be received by Saturday or at a higher rate the day of the show. Mail pre-registration to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 4051 King Wilkinson Rd. in Lincolnton, Attn: Super Cruz-In. For more information, call (704) 483-3412 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Denver Baptist Church, 6917 Forest Hills Dr. in Denver, will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University starting 6:15 p.m. Sept. 12. For more information or to register, call David Sexton at (704) 483-3030.
The Arts Council of Lincoln County is currently accepting applications for its Grassroots Arts Program for the 2012-13 year. Applications should be mailed to ACLC, P.O. Box 45, Lincolnton, NC 28092 and received by Sept. 30. For more information or to receive a grant application, contact the Arts Council at (704) 732-9044 or email@example.com.