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Neighborhood Calendar Oct 12, 2017

Cheering Cats of Vale - Hotdog Sale
Cheering Cats of Vale or CATS (a new, faith-based non-profit sports organization) will be holding a Hotdog Sale Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, 6073 Flay Rd., Cherryville, NC 28021.
Casar's Fall Harvest Crusade
Casar Halloween Bash Saturday, October 14, 2017, 2pm-7pm at Casar Park. Games, Bounce House, Bingo, DJ, bobbing for apples, Booger Shooting, pumpkin bucket decorating, Trunk-or-Treat, Kid and Pet Costume Contest, door prizes and much more! Its all free. Thanks to the Friends of the Park! Located at 137 Deviney St. Casar, NC 28020. For info please call 704-312-9029.
34th Annual Mountain Glory Festival, Marion
34th Annual Mountain Glory Festival will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017, 9:30am - 6:00pm. Arts and Crafts Street Festival with local entertainment and children's activities, Small Town Celebration of Fall, 140 crafts and food vendors. Best Dressed Pet Contest. Beer and Wine Garden featuring local Wineries and Breweries, and 2018 Miss Mountain Glory Festival Pageant, www.mtngloryfestival.com
Order of The Eastern Star Bazaar and Bake Sale
Camp Call Chapter No. 287 Order of the Eastern Star will be holding their first Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 8:00am until 12:00noon. This will be held at Camp Call Masonic Lodge, Highway 226, N. 3802 Polkville Road, Shelby, NC. There will be sausage and ham biscuits for sale along with handmade craft items and baked goods.
Post-Polio Support Group Meeting
To celebrate Polio Awareness Month, The Foothills Post-Polio Support Group October meeting will be held at the Carousel at the Shelby City Park, 901 W. Sumter Street on Monday, October 16, 2017, at 6:00pm. Instead of bringing our own supper, we will enjoy a picnic and a time of fellowship together. Anyone who plans to attend should call Janet Walker at 704 692 6249 to coordinate what they will contribute to the meal. If you are a polio survivor and would like to attend, we would love to see you there! Feel free to bring a caregiver with you. For more information you may call Wanda-Greg Horne at 704-482-8807 or Dianne Garner 704-434-4928.
City of Shelby Fall Bulky Item Pick-up
The City of Shelby Solid Waste Department is having the Fall Bulky Item Pick-up the week of October 16-19, 2017. Beginning on October the 13th, you may begin placing items such as: furniture, boxes, mattresses, and bagged clothes, etc., on the curbside without being subject to citations or fines. Please DO NOT place any items in the street or mix these items with limbs, leaves, or grass. The Solid Waste Department does not pick-up items such as: appliances, electronics, televisions, tires, building materials, paints, oils, and batteries, these items may be taken to the Cleveland County Landfills. Please have your bulky items available by 7:00am, they will be picked up only on the same day during the week that your garbage is scheduled for pick up. Items placed or left on the curb after October 19, 2017 will be subject to citations and fines. There will be no leaf or brush collection during bulky item pick up week.
Community Wide Yard Sale, Waco
A Community Yard Sale will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00am - 2:00pm at the Waco Community Building, S. Main St., Waco, NC. Hamburgers and Hotdog sales 11-2 with proceeds from the food sales going to local charities. The event is sponsored by the Town of Waco. For information on reserving a yard sale spot or on helping with the food sales call John Barrett at 704-769-4147 or Judy Thompson at 704-435-3900 or e-mail townofwaco@gmail.com.
The Norsemen Motorcycle Club Partners with The Salvation Army to help Kids
The Norsemen Motorcycle Club Partners with The Salvation Army to help local kids Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 4:00pm, at 119 Lynch St., Forest City, NC. The Army's Angel Tree program serves children up to age 12 to insure that each child has something for Christmas. New, unwrapped toys and clothing can be dropped off at boxes around the county or at Norsemen MC Club House, where the dinner will be held. Spaghetti dinner plates include garlic bread and salad for $5. All proceeds will benefit the kids. For additional information, please call Moses, at 828-829-6904, or TubTub at 828-748-2154.
Hospice Cleveland Gaston Lincoln Counties
Hospice Cleveland County, Shelby, NC, will hold a Hospice Training Class Monday, October 23, Tuesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:00am - noon or 5:30pm - 8:30pm, at the Hospice Administration Building, 951 Wendover Heights Drive., Shelby, NC. It is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about hospice care and the services provided to our patients in Cleveland, Gaston, and Lincoln Counties. This course is free. To get credit for the entire course, you will need to attend all days at one of the times offered. Hospice Cleveland County exists to provide high quality skilled compassionate care and support for individuals with a life-limiting illness, their families, and the community, regardless of ability to pay. For additional information or to register, please call: Krisa Haynes, Patient/Family Volunteer Coordinator at 704-751-3547.
Hospice will also be holding a Chicken Dinner Friday, October 27, 2017. Two drive-thru pickup locations to choose from: American Red Cross, 1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC or Testa Family Hospice House, 321 Kings Mountain Blvd., Kings Mountain, NC. 4:00pm - 7:00pm; $12 a plate; chicken prepared by: Doug Fortenberry. (1/2 Chicken, slaw, pickles, baked beans, roll, homemade dessert). Tickets available at Hospice Administration Building, The Hospice Store, Testa Family Hospice House, Brenda Lovelace (Bank of the Ozarks Kings Mountain), Medical Arts Pharmacy (Shelby), and Professional Pharmacy (Boiling Springs) while supplies last, or online at www.hospicecares.cc. Proceeds support the general operations of Hospice Cleveland County.
Murphey's 23rd Annual Toy Run
Murphey's 23rd Annual Toy Run to benefit Shriner's Burn Center and Oxford Orphanage Masonic Home for Children and Kings Mountain Police Department Shop with a Cop will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017. Rain date is Sunday, November 19, 2017. Meet at 11:00, leave Scooter Shed at 12:00. Police escorted, 114 Camelot Court, Kings Mountain, NC, 704-739-4707. $5 plus new toy per person. Free barbecue after the ride. Backroad Band! Directions from Shelby: 74 east, turn right on Bethlehem Road. Go about 5 miles. You will pass the Fire Department on left. Turn left on Phifer Road. First road to the left is Camelot Court. This is where Murphey's is. Directions from Gastonia: I-85 to Exit 5. Take right. Go to 2nd stop light. Take left on Phifer Road. Murphey's will be on the right.
Ruby C. Hunt YMCA - Turkey Trot
Cleveland County's largest 5K, 20th Annual Ruby C. Hunt YMCA Walk, Run and Kids Fun Run will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017. 5K - 8:30am or 1/2 Mile - Kids Fun Run, 9:30am. Benefits the "We Build People Scholarship Fund". Held at Gardner-Webb University at the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center. Great family event featuring The USATF Certified Course, Child Care, Refreshments and Sensational Swag. Early registration deadline is Sunday, November 12, 2017. $25 Member and $30 nonmember. For more information visit: www.RubyCHuntYMCA.org, facebook.com/RubyCHuntYMCA or call 704-434-0441.

Burns High School Class of 1967 Reunion
Burns at Fallston High School Class of 1967 will be holding their 50th Class Reunion Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:00pm. The event will be held at Fallston Elementary School cafeteria. The price is $20 per person for the catered meal. Please make checks payable to Joie Lovelace at 260 Ankle Road, Lawndale, NC 28090 or call 828-429-9240.
Shelby High Class of 1961 Birthday Celebration
The Shelby High graduating class of 1961 is holding a 75th birthday celebration for their members on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Golden Corral. The gathering is informal and will probably last from 10:00am to 2:00pm or so in the Golden Corral Meeting rooms. Enjoy visiting with classmates at Shelby High from 1957 to 1961. For more information contact David Dobbins at davedobb@aol.com or call via phone at 704-418-2483 or Van Morrow at 864-587-0186 or email vanmorrow@hotmail.com.

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