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Around Town — 1-15-14


Scholarship applications

Gaston College students may now apply for scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Awards range from $250 to more than $2,500. To apply by Feb. 16, visit gaston.edu. For more information, call (704) 922-6228 or (704) 922-6312.

Mentoring Moms

The group Mentoring Moms will hold an informational meeting 12-2 p.m. at the Resource Center on Deaton Ave. in Lincolnton for single moms ages 18-40. Former mentee and mentors will be on hand. Door prizes will also be handed out. For more information, call Gwendolynn Cobb at (704) 477-8360.

Church fundraiser

First Presbyterian Church, 114 W. Main St. in Lincolnton, will host a fundraiser for Christian Ministry 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Executive Director Susan Brymer will host a presentation, and a free meal will be handed out to all attendants. The nonprofit is asking for both financial donations and non-perishable household staples.


AARP meeting

Local AARP 3682 will meet 11 a.m. in the multi-purpose room at the Gaston College-Lincoln campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Peak Resources will present the program. New members are welcome. Call (704) 276-2153 for more information.

Guitar lessons

Michael Christian and Crew will offer guitar lessons 5 p.m. at the Cultural Center in Lincolnton. His wife Rachel Christian will lead a female guitar program. For more information or to register, call (828) 897-1407.

Widowed Group

Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host comedian Denise Thomas (stage name “Gladys Friday”) 6 p.m. at the Gaston County Senior Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. Attendants are asked to bring a love offering and a covered dish.

Nutrition Seminar

St. Peter by-the-Lake Episcopal Church, 8433 Fairfield Forest Rd. in Denver, will host a nutrition seminar at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Parish Nursing Team is sponsoring the event. For more information, call Jeanne Hawkins at (704) 483-1684.

Lincoln Quilters

The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. at the Citizens Center in Lincolnton. The program will be the annual challenge, and members will select winners. Visitors are welcome.


Education Foundation

The Lincoln County Public Education Foundation Board of Directors will meet 12 p.m. in the Executive Conference Room at the school board office, N. Generals Blvd. in Lincolnton. For more information or to RSVP, contact Karen Drum at (704) 736-1017 ext. 30216 or kdrum@lincoln.k12.nc.us by Thursday.




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