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Around Town 4/20/2007

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FAMILY FUN DAY Cub Scout Pack 73 of Boger City United Methodist Church is sponsoring a blood drive and family fun day 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Donors should bring either their donor card or picture identification Saturday. Call Shannon (704) 678-2751. CHURCH SERVICE TIME CHANGED Rehoboth Church of Lincolnton…

Around Town 4/18/2007

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CPR CLASS The American Red Cross will hold an adult CPR class 6 p.m. Monday, April 23 at the Red Cross office. Infant and child classes will be held 6 p.m. Monday, April 30 at the office. Please call to register at (704) 735-3500. HOT DOG SALE Salem Baptist Church,…

Women take on weights at Y

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The Lincoln Family YMCA’s program Women on Weights hopes to encourage its female members to take on muscle building. “What we’ve noticed is a lot of the women, they come in, and they’re intimidated by the weight machines and the free weights,” said Jenny Drennen, one of the program’s organizers.…

Dancer Performs

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South Mountain Adventure

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Denver/Lake Norman Rotary art auction popularity, funds raised growing at a fast clip

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More than $7,000 was raised at the recently-held fifth annual “Fall in Love with Art” auction sponsored by the Rotary Club of Denver/Lake Norman, but for a brief while, it was touch and go. Rotary president Jack Funk said he wasn’t sure at the first of the year if the…

Grant Received

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BBB president alerts DABA of scams

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Tom Bartholomy, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau – Southern Piedmont, who recently met with more than 40 business leaders at a monthly Denver Area Business Association (DABA) meeting, explained the purpose and function of the organization. In addition to discussing consumer complaints that arise between a consumer…

Kids ‘Kamp’ out for after-school mentoring program held Tuesday afternoons

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Every Tuesday, a group of kids from Kiser Intermediate School gathers at First Baptist Church in Lincolnton for fun, food and valuable time with some caring mentors. The brainchild of Jerry Cochrane, Kamp Kiser is a place where kids who may benefit from an after-school mentoring program can get that…

Giving back to the community her passion

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Cathy Davis, executive director of Lincoln County’s United Way, has deep roots in her home county. Maybe that’s why she gives so much back. Although Davis grew up in the Startown Road community of Oak Grove, her father’s side of the family, the Goodsons, settled in an area of Boger…