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Neighborhood Calendar Sept. 14, 2017

Bell Ringers Needed
The Christmas season may seem far away, but The Salvation Army of Shelby will take applications immediately for bell ringers to work at the red kettles that will be stationed around the community in Cleveland and Rutherford counties. Kettle donations make a significant impact on the army's ability to serve families in crisis during the holidays and into the new year. Those applying must be 18 or older, and must bring current photo ID and Social Security card. No exceptions will be made. Applicants for both counties should come to the Shelby office, 305 N. Lafayette St., and enter the white double doors from the back parking lot off Dorton Street. Hours are 9-11 am and 1-4 pm. Please call 704-482-0375 if you have questions.
Kings Mountain Little Theatre
Kings Mountain Little Theatre, 202 S. Railroad Ave., Kings Mountain, NC, presents Disney "The Little Mermaid". Performances September 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2017 at 7:30pm; September 17 and 24, 2017 at 3:00pm. Student performances: 14th and 15th. Admission $10. 704-730-9408 or Tickets@kmlt.org.
Lost Playwrights, Hendersonville
Lost Playwrights will meet Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in the Kapplan Auditorium of Henderson County Library, 301 North Washington Street, Hendersonville, NC. All persons interested in any aspect of theatre or creative writing are invited. There are no dues.
The Flint Hills Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
The Flint Hills Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites the public to join our chapter at 3:50pm in the Prayer Garden at Boiling Springs Baptist Church for "Bells Across America" to celebrate Constitution Week September 17-23, 2017. The church bell will be rung at 4:00 as well as other bells all across America.
Foothills Post-Polio Support Group
The Foothills Post-Polio Support Group, will hold their meeting on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 6:00pm in the conference room of the Life Enrichment Center of Shelby. The conference room is located at the back of the building. The center is located off Hwy. 18 North on Life Enrichment Blvd, just north of Cornerstone Dentistry. The program will be given by Todd Putnam. He will present a book report on FDR and his life after Polio. If you are a polio survivor and would like to attend, they 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. Each person attending should bring his/her own meal. Drinks- coffee and water - will be provided.
Public Town Hall Meeting
A Question & Answer Town Hall Meeting concerning our schools is scheduled for Sept. 19, 2017, 6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall of Landmark Baptist Church, 1724 E. Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC, 28152. Some of our board candidates running for office for the first time will be available for questions and discussion. Attendees may place questions/comments in a box anonymously. These questions/comments will be addressed publicly without mention of who submitted it.
Township Three - "Shoes for Hope"
Township Three Elementary School will be holding an event "Shoes for Hope" at the school on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, approximately 10:30-12:30 and will be in the school gym. Wal-Mart Distribution will be serving as the sponsor. For more information: https://www.samaritansfeet.org/programs/shoes-of-hope/.
Friends of the Park Annual Golf Tournament
Shelby City Park will be holding the "Friends of the Park Annual Golf Tournament" Saturday, September 30, 2017. Compete to be the winning team on the Friends Loving Cup! Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Teams; Closest to the Hole, Longest Drive and $10,000 Hole In One Contest. $40 per player. Mulligans and Throws available, $5 each. Green and Tee Sponsorships available $100. 8:30am - Texas Scramble. All sponsors and players are invited to eat lunch at 12:30pm! Lunch available for non-players and guests while it lasts (conscience sized donation). More Information? Contact: Richard Degree, Golf Course Manager, 704-484-6823, richard.degree@cityofshelby.com or Sally Royster via email, sallyhuntroyster1@gmail.com. Please visit our website: www.cityofshelby.com/parks-and-recreation. Make your tax deductible contribution to Friends of the Parks Proceeds will benefit our 4th Grader Carousel Christmas & City Park youth sports! Royster Memorial Golf Course.
Shelby Senior Friends Dinner Group
Shelby Senior friends Dinner Group invites you to join them the third Thursday of the month at Showmars at 5:00pm for supper and alternative local restaurants the first Friday of each month. They are a casual group of friends who enjoy spending time together and many have found lasting friendships and relationships. Feel free to bring a friend and some fresh ideas. For more information, please call 704-707-5344.
Lincoln County Parks & Recreation
With the end of summer approaching, the East Lincoln Community Center will resume their normal schedule with the following activities: Walking: Daily 8:30-11:30am; Pickleball: Monday 1-4:45pm and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 1-3pm; Basketball: Tuesday and Wednesday 3:30-4:45pm; Senior Basketball: Thursday 3:30-4:45pm; Volleyball - Friday 1-4:50pm.
Lincoln County Apple Festival will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 for some football fun! The Parks and Recreation booth will be located on Main Street near Freedom Church.
Block Smith Gym, 130 Rhodes Street, will be reopening for the fall/winter season on Monday, September 25, 2017. It will open at 8:30am, Monday through Friday for walking. Pickleball will be held on Tuesdays, Senior Games practice/events will be held on Wednesdays, and Chair Volleyball will be held on Thursdays. Check out the Lincoln County Parks and Recreation & Lincoln County Senior Games Facebook pages for more information.
Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society
The Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will sponsor their 44th Annual Rose Show on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The rose show will be at the Cleveland County Agricultural Office, 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC. (Hwy 180 next to Food Lion.) Entries will be accepted 7:00 - 10:00am. There is no registration fee and you do not have to be a member to enter roses. The rose show is open to the public 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Rose arrangements will be for sale and all show table roses for sale to the public when the show closes at 4:00pm on Saturday. The rose show is their gift to the community and they hope the public will 'take time to stop and smell the roses'. For more information or a rose show schedule, go to our website: clevelandlincolnrose.com and like us on Facebook: Cleveland Lincoln County Rose Society
Shelby City Park & Rutherford County Senior Center Trip
Shelby City Park and Rutherford County Senior Center are taking a trip to the The Great Smoky Mountains by way of Train Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Taking a bus with Travel Lynx, load train in Bryson City where they will ride to Dillsboro, have lunch in Dillsboro, return back to Bryson City, back on bus and return home. Leaving Shelby City Park at 7:30am; and leaving Rutherford County Senior Center at 8:00am. Leave Bryson City around 4:00pm to return to Rutherford County Senior center around 7:00pm and back in Shelby around 7:30pm. The cost is $95 per person and includes bus ride and ticket on train. This does not include lunch in Dillsboro. Sign up at Shelby City Park or Rutherford County Senior Center. Please pay with cash or check and make check to Travel Lynx. The deadline is Friday September 29, 2017. Please visit: www.cityofshelby.com/parks.
Movie Premier Event to Help the Homeless
The Cleveland County Rescue Mission (CCRM) on Buffalo Street in Shelby has joined with PureFlix Studios and AMC Theatres to bring a red carpet movie premier to Shelby on Wednesday, October 18, 2017! Two showings of the anticipated "Same Kind of Different as Me" will take place at the AMC Classic 10 at the Cleveland Mall at 7:00 and 7:30pm before the movie opens to the public on October 20, 2017. CCRM has a limited number of tickets to the movie, and is offering a group discount to groups of 10 or more! All proceeds from the Red Carpet Premier will go directly to addressing the homeless needs in our community. The movie "Same Kind of Different as Me" is based on the inspiring true story of international art dealer Ron Hall (Greg Kinnear), who befriends a homeless man (Djimon Hounsou) in hopes of saving his struggling marriage to Debbie (Renee Zellweger), a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the most remarkable journey of their lives. Jon Voight plays Hall's father, with whom he reconciles thanks to the revelations of his new life. Guests may call Jocelyn Hill at (704)751-1255, Barbara Wray at (704)751-1256, or Marsha Carsner at (704)751-1260 to purchase tickets over the phone. Tickets are $20 for individual tickets, $18 each for groups of 10 or more. Every bit of the proceeds from the sale of tickets goes directly to the Cleveland County Rescue Mission's recovery and rescue programs. For additional information about Cleveland County Rescue Mission, please contact Jocelyn Hill at the Cleveland County Rescue Mission at 704-751-1255 or jocelyn@myccrm.org. Secure donations can be made online at www.myccrm.org.
Family Caregivers Appreciation Brunch
The Shelby Mission Camp in partnership with ACCES (Accessing Cleveland County Elderly Services) will host a Family Caregivers Appreciation Brunch on Thursday, November 2, 2017, 11:00am till 1:00pm. The brunch will be held at the Shelby Mission Camp, 302 Sharpton Drive, Shelby, NC. All family caregivers and one guest are invited to attend at no charge. The purpose of this brunch is to give caregivers a break from the stress of caring for a loved one with a time of good food, fellowship and entertainment. There will be door prizes and information booths by organizations dedicated to ministering to our seniors and handicapped. For more information and to reserve your place please call: Shelby Mission Camp, David Brown 919-422-9990 or Janet Brown 919-337-2342; Care Solutions, Jane Wright 980-487-4777; Life Enrichment, Russ Putnam 704-484-0405.

REUNIONS
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.
Burns High School Class of 1977 Reunion
The Burns High School Class of 1977 will be holding their 40th Class Reunion the weekend of October 6 and 7, 2017. The price is $35 per person. On Friday, October 6, at 8:00pm: Ice Cream Meet and Greet at Knob Creek Orchard, 6471 Fallston Rd., Lawndale, NC 28090 in Toluca before the BHS Homecoming game. On Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 7:00-11:00, going to the LeGrand Center, 1800 E. Marion St., Shelby, NC, for the big party with heavy Hors D'oeuvres and DJ. The LeGrand is located behind Cleveland Community College. Please make checks payable to Jeff Weathers and mail to Jeff Weathers, P.O. Box 487, Lawndale, NC 28080.
KMHS Class of 1971 Reunion Luncheon
Kings Mountain High School Class of 1971 Reunion Luncheon will be held at Italian Gardens Restaurant, 213 East King Street, Kings Mountain, NC, on Saturday October 28, 2017, at 11:00am. Honorary Seating at the football game on Friday, October 27, 2017. Dutch treat. Please feel free to bring a spouse or friend. Please help pass the word. For more information, join their online group at www.facebook.com/KM Class of 1971 Reunion or text/call Susan Fite Lovelace at 704-616-5675.


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