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Theatre Guild cleans out closet, sells prom dresses

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The Lincoln Theatre Guild has a collection of more than 100 donated prom dresses ranging in size, style and era. There are shiny, sexy ones, demure tea length gowns and flirty numbers from the ’80s. “They’ve mostly been worn once if that,” said Betsy Okonski, vice president of the guild.…

Writers workshop to be held

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The International Women’s Writing Guild will be holding a workshop entitled “Each Life is Worth Telling” Saturday at the Lincoln Cultural Center. The workshop will be a chance for women writers to network, write and share their work. The event is being held in honor of Women’s History Month. Cost…

Congratulations

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Rotary Auction

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Only the sweet serve the sweets

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Women’s auxiliary donates to ELCM

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The Church of Scientology, Mission of Central Charlotte’s women’s auxiliary, recently held a successful food drive for Eastern Lincoln Christian Ministries according to auxiliary director Beth Ludwig. While not the first fund-raising project for the 25-member group, Ludwig said it’s the first large-scale project the group’s done. “We had the…

The Captain and his crew

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Banquet honors bass champions

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The Balls Creek Bassmasters held their annual Champions Banquet last Saturday to honor its 2005 annual and monthly tournament winners. The 30 member club holds 12 tournaments a year awarding points at each tournament. At year end the angler with the most points is crowned Club Champion. Point winner. 2005…

ELBA president, business owner involved in community

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Peter Browne of Denver is a man accustomed to wearing many hats. Not only is he the president of the East Lincoln Betterment Association (ELBA), he’s the owner/operator of The UPS Store located at the Waterside Crossing Shopping Center at N.C. 16/73. “I retired from First Union in 2002 and…

Around Town 2/27/2006

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BENEFIT The Buffalo Shoals Community Association will host a benefit starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Buffalo Shoals Clubhouse for Darlene Shaffer, a cancer victim. The cost is $7 a plate; $3 for children younger than 6. Menu is barbecued chicken or pork, baked beans, slaw, chips, dessert and…