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Neighborhood Calendar August 18th edition
Council On Aging/Neal Senior Center
    8/18 – Seminar (Living a Healthier Life) Presented by Carolina Chiropractic Plus. Thursday, August 18th  at Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby – 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required. (704) 482-3488.
   8/19 – Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market. Friday, August 19th, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby. Hotdog Baskets, beverages and desserts will be available for lunch (11:30-1:00). For more information or to reserve a space inside or in the Center’s parking lot, please contact Lisa Abernethy at (704) 482-3488.
    8/25 – Dine Around - Alston’s Barbecue, 620 Grover St., Shelby, NC. Thursday, August 25th, 5:00 p.m.. Sponsored by Council on Aging/Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby – You must sign up prior to Tuesday, August 23, 2011. Any questions or need a ride, please contact the Senior Center (704) 482-3488.
Hospice Cleveland County
       Hospice Training Class - Hospice training is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about hospice care and the services provided to the community. This 12-hour course is free and there is no obligation to volunteer. To get credit for the entire course, you will need to come to one of the classes offered each day. For more information, contact ext. 111. The final class will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2011.  Day classes are 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Evening classes are 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and will be held at Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby.
 Pregnancy Loss And Infant Death Support Group - This group will offer support to families who have experienced the death of an infant or pregnancy loss. The group will meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Please RSVP to ext. 166 if you plan to attend. Meetings will be on Tuesday, August 23, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby.
Piecemakers Quilt Guild
   “Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of each month from 10AM – 12PM at the Lincoln Co. Senior Center, Room 319, Lincoln Campus of Gaston College, 511 Aspen St., Lincolnton.  We are here to teach and encourage those interested in the art of quilting; visitors & new members are welcome.  Meetings include a business meeting, show-and-tell, and a program related to quilting.  On August 3rd, members  display Challenge quilts - do come visit us! Members also meet the third Wed. of each month 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. to work on our community projects. For information:  Judy Smith

Journey Partnership For End Of Life Issues Alzheimer’s Coffee & Conversation
    Journey Partnership For End Of Life Issues will hold a Coffee & Conversation with Kevin Klein, MD at Patrick Senior Center, 909 E. King St., Kings Mountain on Thursday, August 18, 2011, noon-1p.m. Topic will be “Alzheimer’s Disease”. The Key to Alzheimers: “What it is? How it diagnosed?” This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be sponsored by Sterling House Shelby and Carillon Assisted Living.
Burns High School Volleyball Booster Club
    The Burns High Volleyball Booster Club will sponsor a Fatz Dinner in the school cafeteria on Friday, August 19, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm before the Burns vs. Crest football game. Meal includes calabash chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, poppy seed rolls, banana puding and tea. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Burns or Crest High School.
Neal Sr. Center Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market
    The Neal Sr. Center will hold their Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market at 100 T.R. Harris Dr., Shelby, on Friday, August 19, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Hotdog baskets will be served for lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Beverages and desserts will be available. For more information or to reserve a space inside or in the Center’s parking lot, please contact Lisa Abernathy, 704-482-3488.
Boiling Springs Elementary Little Chargers Early Football Registration
    The Boiling Springs Little Chargers Early Football Registration will be held on Saturday August 20th 10am til 12pm at Boiling Springs Elementary! Monday August 22nd Football Registration and first day of practice! 5 pm Resistration, 5:30 pm practice. For questions call Nikki 704-466-8505.
CRMC Cancer Center 70s Dance
   Cleveland Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Center is sponsoring “We’re Going Back To The 70’s disco party on Friday, August 19, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Cleveland County Fairgrounds. Admission is $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door. Proceeds are going to the “Because We Care” fund. Refreshments will be served. Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed male, female and best dancer.
Carrie Heavner Foundation 5K Run/Walk
   The Carey Heavner Foundation will be holding the 2ND annual care for Carey 5k run/walk on Saturday, August 20, 2011 @ 8:00 AM (early registration @ 7:00 AM. The run will start and end at the Shelby city park. The “care for Carey 5k run/walk” Scheduled for AUGUST 20, 2011, Is a Fundraising event being held to support the Carey Heavner Foundation. The Carey Heavner Foundation provides financial assistance to families that has a child battling Cancer and was established by Mike And Kim Heavner shortly after Careys courageous fight against Cancer in 2010. The Carey Heavner Foundation is a fully accredited 501 (C) (3) trust account. You can register online at www.active.com keyword search care for Carey. Or you can register by mail to: Make checks payable to Carey Heavner Foundation P.O. Box 23 Fallston, NC 28042, You must register by AUGUST 12, 2011 To receive a Free T-Shirt to be worn during the Event. Please include your Shirt size when registering through active.com or by Mail. Address: 901 W. Sumter St., Shelby, NC  (Shelby Park). Fees: $ 20.00/ $25.00 After August 12th 2011. Please feel free to contact: Mike Heavner 704-477-6879.

Casar Lodge 579, 5th Annual
Golf Tournament
   Casar Lodge 579 will hold the 5th annual golf tournament at Wood Bridge golf course 1007 New Camp Creek Ch Rd on Saturday, August 27 shotgun start at 8am check in at 7am. Captains Choice four man team $200. To support the Masonic Children’s Home and Masonic and Eastern Star Home. For more information call Eric Newton at 704-692-8503.
Lincolnton Lions Club Schedules
 Fund Raiser For Saturday, August 27th
   What do brooms, mops, raffle tickets, recyclable eyeglasses, and cell phones have in common? The Lincolnton Lions Club will be selling brooms,  raffle tickets, US Flags, and kazoos on Saturday, August 27th from 7:00 a.m. until at the Super Wal-mart in Lincolnton. Costs of brooms and mops are- $4.00
children mops and children brooms; $4.00 wisk brooms, $8.00 soft sweep brooms; $9.00 household brooms; and $11.00 patio/industrial brooms. Camp Dogwood raffle tickets are $1.00 per ticket or 12 tickets for $10.00. You may win a $200 gift certificate. Grand prize winners have choice of- 2012 Jeep Liberty; 2012 Dodge RAM 2 Door Truck; 2012 Dodge Caravan; or 2012 Chrysler 200. US Flags and kazoos are $1.00 each. Proceeds from the Lions Club fund raiser will provide services to the blind/visually impaired, purchase eye exams and eyeglasses for the needy, support Camp Dogwood, and other Lions Club charities. In addition to their fund raiser, the Lions will have depository boxes for you to drop your unwanted eyeglasses, and deactivate cell phones for them to recycle. Please remember to erase all confidential information off your cell phone before donating and depositing in the Lions Club boxes.
GSCT’S Season Opener
   Greater Shelby Community Theatre invites the public to attend their FREE Season Opener on Saturday, August 27, 7 pm, at the Cleveland County Arts Council, Washington St. Refreshments and entertainment provided as GSCT unveils the 11/12 season. The ladies from “HATS, the Musical” will be the evening’s special guests.
CRMC/Kings Mountain Hospital Volunteers
   Volunteers are valuable to Cleveland Regional Medical Center and Kings Mountain Hospital. We offer volunteer opportunities in a wide variety of areas including waiting areas, the gift shop, the information desk, Patient Registration, T.R. Harris Wellness Center, Pedi Tours, and more. Whether you are a retiree, a career professional, a homemaker, or a college student, you can volunteer. If you are interested in volunteering with Cleveland County HealthCare System, here’s your opportunity to learn more. A Volunteering in Cleveland County HealthCare System, Information Session will be held on Monday, August 29, 5:00pm - 7:00pm in the Main Lobby at Cleveland Regional Medical Center, 201 East Grover Street, Shelby, NC 28150. If you have questions, please contact Ginger Norman, Volunteer Coordinator at 980-487-3889.
Back To School Blast At Malcolm Brown Auditorium
   A Back To School Blast will be held on Saturday, September 3 at Malcolm Brown Auditorium in Shelby. The Back To School Blast will feature A Small Town USA Tour with “Seventh Day Slumber” featuring “Southbound Fearing and Corey Lamb. The show will start at 7:00. Doors open at 6:00. Cost is $10 at the door.
Surratt Hull, Wright, Young Family Reunion
  The Surratt, Hull, Wright and Young Families will hold a reunion on Saturday, September 3, 2011, at Holly Oak Park Old Center softball field, 1:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. For more information call Beverly Wright-Young 704-487-6353; Caroline Wright 704-600-6493; Hannah Sims 704-480-1715 or Jearlene Watkins 704-300-4992. Food, fun and fellowship.
Pregnancy Resource Center Walk For Life
   The Pregnancy Resource Center will be having it’s annual “WALK FOR LIFE” Saturday, September 10, 2011. 9:30 am – 11:30 am Bethel Baptist Church located at 606 S. Dekalb Street, Shelby. The Walk for Life is an annual event that allows individuals, families and churches within the community to participate in the Life saving work of the Pregnancy Resource Center of Cleveland County. Funds raised help the Center provide alternatives to abortion for moms, dads and families facing crisis pregnancies in Cleveland County. The Walk for Life also reminds us that there is still work to be done in the fight for the unborn, and that everyone who participates is making a difference. For More Information Please Call 704-487-HELP (4357)
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Education Conference
   The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Education Conference - Sept. 15 - Flint Hill Baptist Church, Shelby, NC. This full day conference will feature a variety of speakers on topics related to caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or related dementia. Community resources will be available to answer questions and offer information. Target audience includes family caregivers, professional caregiver, faith community members and anyone interested in learning more about the disease. Cost $10 per person.

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