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Neighborhood Calendar Feb 19, 2015

2015 Relay For Life Cleveland County, Shelby Meeting Schedule: March 3, 2015, 6:00pm, Cleveland Vol Fire Department - Leadership Team. March 10, 2015, 6:00pm - Cleveland Vol Fire Department - Team Meeting. April 14, 2015, 5:00-7:00pm - Sweet Frog - Team Drop-in. April 23, 2015 - Earl Scruggs Center Event - Team Event (tentative date). May 5, 2015, 6:00pm - Cleveland Vol Fire Department - Leadership Team. May 12, 2015 - Cleveland Vol Fire Department - Shirts and Bank Day
Angels of Hope - Purchase tickets for a chance to win a Browning X-Bolt 30/06 rifle. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. Rifle value is $900. Please contact Monty Vassey at 704-484-3430 to purchase a ticket. The drawing is May 15, 2015, 11:00 at Relay for Life. Do not need to be present to win.
Shine a Light on the Fight Against Cancer - During the Relay For Life Cermony, votive candles are lit inside of personalized bags to shine a light on the fight against cancer. The power of this ceremony lies in providing an opportunity for people to share their grief and find hope. During the Luminaria Ceremony, candles and torches brighten the way for Relay For Life walkers through the night. In the soft glow of candlelight, we reflect on the courage and strength of all who are affected by cancer. Early Bird Opportunity: order torches by March meeting and have the matching picture on the ten bags that come with the torch.
Broad River Genealogical Society
Genealogy DAR/SAR Workshop, Saturday, February 21, 2015, 10:00am - 2:00pm. The Cleveland Memorial Library will provide up to 8 computers so bring your own laptop. Limited seating available so we ask that you pre-register at the front desk with Cleveland County Memorial Library. Don't forget any previous notes, family tree information and DAR/SAR application information you may need for your search. Bring bag lunch and the Cleveland County Library will provide tea and water. Join Greg Payseur, President of the Broad River Genealogical Society, David Allen, Vice President of Broad River Genealogical Society and Guest Jackie Sibley, VP Tourism of the Cleveland County Chamber.
Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society
Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society will have a meeting Sunday, February 22, 2015, at 2:30pm, at the Cleveland Agricultural Office, 130 S. Post Road, Shelby, NC, next to Food Lion. Fred Wright will give a slide program showing his 35+ new roses he has hybridized. These roses are available on line at K & M Nurseries in Mississippi. Beverly Davis from the Greenville Rose Society will share her tips for "Raising Roses in Pots". Everyone can learn how to grow a few roses this way on their deck or patio. Refreshments will be served and visitors are always welcome.
Gardner-Webb University's Theatre Arts Dept. and the School of Performing and Visual Arts
Gardner-Webb University's Theatre Arts Department and the School of Performing and Visual Arts is proud to present: The Music Man February 25 - February 28, 2015, 7:30pm nightly. March 1, 2015, 2:30pm. Dover Theatre, Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs, NC. Five time Tony Award winning musical, The Music Man is set in 1912 in River City, Iowa where con man Harold Hill poses as a boys' band organizer and leader. He sells band instruments and uniforms to the naïve townsfolk, promising to train the members of the new band. But Harold is no musician and plans to skip town without giving any music lessons. For ticketing information, please contact the box office at 704-406-2066 or at boxoffice@gardner-webb.edu.
Hospice Cleveland County
Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC, will hold their Annual Community Fundraiser "Hearts For Hospice" 2015. Project dates: now until: February 28, 2015. Turn in money on or before March 9, 2015. 25 Hearts per Pack. For a $1 donation (or more) a heart can be purchased to honor someone living or deceased. This project was designed to allow the community to make an affordable donation to Hospice as well as honor a friend, family, your pet, your best friend, aunt, uncle, teacher, etc. Great project for Church Youth, Mission Groups, Community Organizations, Sunday Classes, Families, individuals, etc. Plaques will be given to whoever raises the most money, and has the most creative heart design. All monies raised will benefit the 160 patients they take care of daily, in their home and the two Hospice facilities. Contact Sharon Martin, Community Outreach Coordinator, 704-751-3591.
Council on Aging/Neal Senior Center
Council on Aging/Neal Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby, NC will be holding the following events in February:
Bingo - Each Monday Night (except holidays). Doors open at 5:30 (no admittance after 7:00pm). Jackpot - 60 people or more $500, 60 people or less $300. Public invited 12 years old and up.
Monthly Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Screening, at the Council on Aging, 8:00am - 10:00am., Thursday, February 19, 2015
Tax Preparation: Wednesday and Thursday only, thru - April 15, 2015, 9:00am - 12:00pm & 12:30pm - 3:30pm, at the Council on Aging. Please call the Senior Center at 704-482-3488 to schedule your appointments.
Hearing Loss Seminar, Thursday, February 19, 2015, 10:00am, at the Council on Aging. Services and Strategies will be conducted by Cynthia Harmon from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. To register, call the Senior Center at 704-482-3488.
Wellness Seminar: Understanding the Cardiovascular System, Thursday, February 26, 2015, 10:00am, at the Council on Aging. April Leonard, RN of Health @Home will be the presenter. To register, call 704-482-3488.
Dine Around, Thursday, February 26, 2015, 5:00pm, at Denny's, 2025 East Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC. All Seniors 55 and above may join them for fun and fellowship. Please call the Senior Center by Tuesday, February 24, 2015 to let them know if you will be joining them.
Cleveland County Schools Preschool Screening
Screening for the 2015-2016 preschool classes will be: March 16-20, 2015 (no make-up screening will be offered). The location will be at Office of School Readiness, 308 W. Marion Street, Building B, Shelby, NC 28150 (location of old Shelby Middle School, small building near tennis courts. Parking is in back). This is for children who live in Cleveland County and will be 4 years old by August 31, 2015. For more information or to schedule a screening appointment, please call 704-476-8064 between the hours of 8:30am - 3:00pm. Appointments will be made until all are booked. No appointments will be made after February 27, 2015. Screening provided by appointment only.
Singles Dinner Group, Shelby
Singles 50 and over meet in Shelby, NC for dinner 1st Friday of the month at Golden Coral and 3rd Thursday of the month at Fisherman's Feast. We enjoy dining together and other social activities welcoming new members. For more information, call Karol, 704-692-7003.
Parents Without Partners, Shelby
PWP meets every Monday night at 7:00 pm. at the Shelby Presbyterian Church for educational programs and at other times as scheduled for monthly social activities including: dances, plays, and concerts. The dances are held at the American Legion from 6:30pm - 10:00pm. every 1st & 3rd Thursday night of the month. For more information, call Connie at 704-487-1268 or Jo Ann at 704-538-9559.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression and Bipolar Support Group. Tuesdays 6:30-8:00pm at The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Shelby, NC. DBSA support groups are open to anyone who is diagnosed with a mood disorder, has a family member or friend who is diagnosed. For more information call 704-232-5147 or visit www.dbsalliance.org/foothills.
Piecemakers Quilt Guild
Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00am - 12:00pm at the Lincoln Co. Senior Center, Lincoln Campus of Gaston College, 511 Aspen St., Lincolnton. We are here to teach and encourage those interested in the art of quilting, visitors and new members are always welcome. Meetings includes a general business meeting, show-and-tell, and a program related to quilting. For more information contact Pam Haskins 704-280-8309.
Kiwanis Club, Shelby
Kiwanis Club of Shelby is a group of professionals who are involved in the community and looking to change Cleveland County, one child at a time. This fundraising and project oriented club meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at noon at Smoke on the Square - Private Dining room, 5 East Marion Street, Shelby, NC; or the 2nd Thursday evening of every month at 5:30pm at Dragonfly Wine Market, 101 West Warren Street, Shelby, NC. One evening social a month at area restaurants. Membership dues are $40 per quarter plus $60 for meals per quarter if you attend lunch meetings. For more information or to join, please contact: David Barker, President, 704-472-1286, Peedidlr@gmail.com.

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