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Neighborhood Calendar Feb 5, 2015

2015 Relay For Life Cleveland County, Shelby Meeting Schedule: February 10, 2015, 5:00-7:00pm - Sweet Frog - Team Drop-in. 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
Valentine's Day Raffle. Purchase tickets for a chance to win a "Date Night" basket for you and your Valentine. Tickets are $2 each or six tickets for $10. Basket value, $150. all items were donated by individuals on the Relay Committee. Basket includes: Bottle of Welch's Sparkling Red Grape Juice, two customized wine glasses, bath salts, "The Notebook" DVD, Lindt Lindor Chocolate, Ferrero Rocher Chocolate, Bath & Body Works Vineyard scent candle, $25 gift card to Regal Entertainment Movie Theatres, $50 gift card to Bonefish Grill. Tickets can be purchased at CA Short from 8:00am til 5:00pm in the front lobby. For more information call Marelly Compas at 704-669-2310.
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.
Cleveland Rutherford Kidney Association, Shelby
The Cleveland Rutherford Kidney Association, 1017 North Washington Street, Shelby, NC, will be having a Jewelry Show, Friday, February 6, 2015, 6:00pm. All jewelry is $5 each.
Broad River Genealogical Society
Broad River Genealogical Society presents: Scott Syfert's "The First American Declaration of Independence" The Disputed History of the Mecklenburg Declaration of May 20, 1775, on Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3:00pm, at the Neal Senior Center, 100 T.R. Harris Drive, Shelby, NC. Park and enter at the back. Scott Syfert is a corporate attorney at Moore & Van Allen in Charlotte, NC. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, the London School of Economics and the University of Virginia. He is an avid historian and also cofounder of the May 20th Society, a non-profit dedicated to commemorating the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.
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.
Hospice Cleveland County
Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC, will be holding the following events for January:
"Reflections" Support Group - Wednesdays: February 11, 18, 2015; 11:30am - 1:00pm. This grief sharing group meets for six weeks. No cost and open to anyone who has lost a loved one. If you plan to attend one of our groups, please make every effort to attend all six sessions. Registration forms are available at HCC Administration Offices or by calling 704-487-4677.
"Memory Bear Workshop" - Thursday, January 29, 2015, 9:00am - Noon or 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Hospice Cleveland County Administration Building and Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 9:00am - Noon or 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Kings Mountain Hospice House, 321 Kings Mountain Blvd., Kings Mountain, NC. Participants will have the opportunity to make a teddy bear out of a loved one's shirt or other article of clothing. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Please call one of our Grief Counselors at 704-487-4677 to reserve your space.
"Hospice Volunteer Training Class" 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. To get credit for the entire course, you will need to attend all days at one of the times offered. Monday, March 16, Tuesday, March 17, and Thursday, March 19, 2015; 9:00am - 1:00pm or 5:30pm - 9:30pm, at the Hospice Cleveland County Administration Building, 323 E. Marion Street beside Dollar General near Uptown Shelby. Please call Angela Jones at 704-751-3530 if you have items to donate or for volunteer services.
Hounds Campground
The Wil Cote band will be playing a variety of music at Hounds Campground, 114 Raven Circle, Kings Mountain, NC, Saturday, February 14, 2015, 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Admission is free. For more information call 704-739-4474.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Alliance on Mental Illness Rutherford-Cleveland will offer a Familly-to-Family Education Program beginning Tuesday, February 17, 2015. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-session education program for family caregivers of adults living with mental illness. It will be held on Tuesdays at 1:00 in the fellowship hall of New Bethel Baptist Church in Lawndale. The course provides a broad perspective that will help parents, spouses, siblings and adult children better understand and support loved ones living with mental illness, while taking care of their own needs. NAMI offers help and hope to families. People who take the course describe it as life-changing. It is taught by trained family caregivers who have loved ones living with mental illness. They know first-hand what families face. For more information or to register for the course please contact Nancy at 704-692-1082.
Cleveland County Amateur Radio Service
Cleveland County Amateur Radio Service. They offer the Amateur Radio Exams every Second Thursday of every month except Christmas. Contact Cly White (N4CLY) at n4cly@live.com or 704-669-5834 for details.
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.
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.
Annual Winter Flea Market, Friday, February 6, 2015, 8:00am - 2:00pm, at the Council on Aging. There will be vendors available with lots of bargains. They will be selling livermush, sausage and plain biscuits. They may be purchased separate or if you would like to have a bulk order for your office or business, call Mary Hamrick at 704-482-3488 or e-mail mhamrick@agingcouncil.org to place your order. You can start picking up your orders at 7:30am on Friday, February 6. Cost Livermush - $2; Sausage - $2, plain - $1.25.
Valentine's Day Lunch, Thursday, February 12, 2015, 11:30am - 1:00pm, at the Council on Aging. Lunch will include an entrée, two sides, bread, beverage and dessert. Cost for seniors age 55 and better is $5, and all others $5.50.
Walgreen's Wellness Seminar. Topic - Blood Pressure and Cholesterol. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 3:00pm, at the Council on Aging. Blood pressure checks will be administered and refreshments will be provided.
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.
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.
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.

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