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Around Town — 10-5-12


Youth Science Day
Lincoln County 4-H will host its Annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) 6-8 p.m. at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call April Dillon at (704) 736-8458.

Art awards/exhibit
The Lincoln Cultural Center in Lincolnton will host an awards presentation and opening reception for artists involved with the Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition and the public 6:30-8 p.m. For more information, call (704) 732-9044.

Grace Baptist Church, 495 Horseshoe Lake Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a revival 7 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Tony Daniels from Hiddenite, N.C., and music by the “Christianaires” from Fort Mill, S.C. For more information, call (704) 735-1390.


Bazaar & yard sale
McKendree United Methodist Church, 3537 Maiden Hwy. in Lincolnton, will host a bazaar and yard sale starting 6:30 a.m.

Yard sale
Rock Hill UMC will host a yard sale 7 a.m. at 7303 Old Plank Rd. in Stanley. To reserve a table, call (704) 308-4013 or (704) 827-8704.

Yard sale
Cardinal Healthcare, 931 N. Aspen St. in Lincolnton, will host a yard sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Individuals may purchase their own tables, and those proceeds will benefit Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. For more information, call (704) 732-7055.

Yard sale
Springs Road Church of God will host a yard sale 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces will be available for the public to sell their items. For more information, call (704) 736-0726 or (704) 735-8839.

Horse show
The Lincoln County Horsemen’s Association will host an Open Horse Show 9:30 a.m. at the Ponderosa, off Startown Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, visit LCHAshows.org.

Food giveaway
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reepsville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host its second Bread of Life Food Giveaway 9-11 a.m. Recipients must be residents of Lincoln County and complete a short form for a box of approximately 50 lbs. of food. If a family currently qualifies for Food Stamps or currently qualifies for Lincoln County Christian Ministry assistance, the family automatically qualifies for a Bread of Life food box. Recipients may begin lining up in the church’s parking lot at 7 am. Call Pastor Ted Bost at 704-735-8034/2388 for more information.

Yard sale
Christian Ministry of Lincoln County will host a yard sale benefiting building maintenance projects 7 a.m. to noon at 207 S. Poplar St. in Lincolnton. Every item will be priced under a $1.

Church breakfast
Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Bethel Ch. Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast buffet 7-10 a.m. For more information, call (980) 241-0982.

GED certification test
Gaston College will offer the GED in Spanish, but students must first pre-qualify by attending a Career Readiness Certification testing session 8 a.m. at the Lincoln Campus. For more information, contact Debra Hissom at (704) 922-6321 or hissom.debra@gaston.edu.

Medicine Drop
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will hold an unwanted medicine drop 9-11 a.m. at 700 John Howell Memorial Dr. in Lincolnton. For a list of items that can be dropped off, contact the Sheriff’s Office at (704) 732-9050. Individuals may remain anonymous, and no questions will be asked during the event.

Salad Luncheon
Hill’s Chapel UMC, 988 S. NC. in Stanley, will host a Parade of Tables Salad Luncheon 11:45 a.m. with entertainment by Jennifer Davis, former school board member and United Methodist Women consultant from Gastonia. To reserve a spot, call (704) 827-9511 or email hillschapel@bellsouth.net or contact Jane McAuley at (704) 827-3116 or janemcaulay@att.net.

Tent Revival
A Tent Revival will start 7 p.m. and continue nightly at 3200 Gastonia Hwy. in Lincolnton. A special prayer service will be 11 a.m. daily.
For more information, call Pastor Dover at (704) 685-1712, Pastor Church at (828) 448-9909 or Rebecca at (828) 525-0830.

Workman/Wortman Reunion
The Workman/Wortman Family Reunion will be 12-1 p.m. at Mull’s Chapel Baptist Church, 9496 Jacob Fork River Rd. in Connelly Springs, N.C., followed by a meal at 1 p.m. Family members are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information, call Tony Jenkins at (704) 735-2244 or (704) 747-5228 or Helen Mitchell Whisenant at (828) 310-8870.

Crusin’ to the Cross
First Baptist Church, 107 E. Washington St. in Bessemer City, will host their 2nd Annual “Crusin’ to the Cross” car, truck and bike show 12-2 p.m. with band “Blood Bought” from Lincolnton.

Church concert/dinner
St. Matthews United Church of Christ, Maiden Hwy. in Maiden, will host Destined 4 Glory in concert at 4 p.m. followed by dinner at 5 p.m. in celebration of the church’s 175th anniversary this year.


First Christian Church, 735 Buffalo Shoals Rd. in Lincolnton, will host their annual homecoming with guest speaker Rev. Hank Hilliard. A covered dish lunch will follow the service.

Pet Vaccine Clinic
Carolina Value Vet’s Mobile Pet Vaccine Clinic will host offer rabies and distemper shots 9-11 a.m. at Advance Auto Parts in Denver and 12-2 p.m. at Terrell Bait & Tackle in Terrell, N.C.

First Baptist Church of High Shoals will host a homecoming starting 10:30 a.m. followed by a covered dish lunch. Rev. Bud Payne will be guest speaker. Dwayne Burke will perform special music along with the church choir.

Chicken lunch
Crouse UMC, 3311 Crouse School Rd. in Crouse, will host a chicken lunch fundraiser 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship building.

Old-Fashioned Sunday
St. Matthews United Church of Christ, Maiden Hwy. in Maiden, will host an “Old-Fashioned Sunday” in honor of their 175th anniversary this year with an 11 a.m. service under the historic arbor.

Ritchie Reunion
The annual Ritchie Family Reunion will be 1 p.m. at Marvin UMC 2731 Startown Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 735-6747.

Davis Reunion
The Davis Family Reunion will be 1 p.m. at Hebron United Methodist Church, W. N.C. 27 in Vale. For more information, call (704) 607 4483.

Sam Stamey Reunion
The Sam Stamey Reunion will be 1 p.m. at Kid’s Dome, W. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton.

Crop Walk
East Lincoln Christian Ministry will host a Crop Walk 2 p.m. at Rock Springs Campground in Denver. For more information, call Bud & Jeanne Hawkins at (704) 483-1684 or (704) 663-9004.

Blessing of the Animals
Daniels Lutheran Church and The Maryvale Sisters will host a Blessing of the Animals ceremony 3 p.m. at Maryvale Sisters Daycare, 2522 June Bug Rd. in Vale. Individuals are asked to bring cookies for refreshments. For more information, call (704) 276-2626 or email mvsrs2522@hughes.net or contact Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-2388 ext. 8034 ortrbostjr@charter.net.

Church event
New Providence Full Gospel Church, 947 George Brown Rd. in Crouse, will celebrate Apostle Eugene Brooks’ 14th anniversary with guest speaker Apostle Aaron Raley of Mission Church of the Lord Jesus. The event will be 4 p.m. For more information, call (828) 428-3960.


Lincoln Toastmasters
Lincoln Toastmasters will host open house for the Toastmasters International’s Speech Craft program 7-8:15 p.m. weekly through Oct. 29 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Contact David Turner at healingtouch@carolina.rr.com or GiGi Sampson at gigi@gigisampson.com.


Melinda Houser, FCS agent for Lincoln County Cooperative Extension, will discuss the SHIIP program at the group’s meeting 11:30 a.m at the Lincoln House restaurant in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 748-6498.

Breast cancer class
CMC-Lincoln will host a free, weekly class on diagnosing breast cancer and caring for those with the disease. To register or for more information, call (980) 212-6031.

United Way
United Way of Lincoln County will hold their annual campaign kickoff will be 5-8 p.m. at the Lincoln County Family YMCA. Guest speaker will be retired Charlotte Bobcats and Charlotte Hornets coach and three-time NBA champion Paul Silas.
For more information, call (704) 732-8055.

Diabetes Fair
CMC-Lincoln will host its Annual Diabetes Fair 6 p.m. at Betty Ross Park, 800 Madison St. in Lincolnton. Call (980) 212-6006 for more information.

Senior supper
David Memorial Baptist Church, 2533 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a community-wide supper for seniors 55 and older at 6 p.m.


Fire dept. meeting
Howards Creek VFD will hold their annual meeting 7 p.m. at 3117 W. N.C. 27 in Lincolnton.

Veterans group
The Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp 1616 Gen. Robert F. Hoke/ Col. William J. Hoke will meet 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton.
For more information, call Harmon Lackey at (704) 472-7980.

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