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Neighborhood Calendar September 20th edition
    Parkinson Support Group, Neal Sr. Center
   A Parkinson Support Group Meeting will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Neal Sr. Center, 100 Harris Dr., Shelby. Sgl. Doug Murphy 704-487-8822.
Piecemakers Quilt Guild         
   Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of each month from 10AM - 12PM at the Lincoln County Senior Center, Lincoln Campus of Gaston College, 511 Aspen Street, Lincolnton, room 319. They teach and encourage those interested in the art of quilting. Visitors and new members are welcome. The meeting will be in the multipurpose room in The Senior Center. Information: Tony Darr 704-439-6532.
Solid Rock Garden, Lawndale
  Solid Rock Community garden in Lawndale will have regular work nights on Monday evenings at 6:30 pm, now through the summer months. If you enjoy gardening and want to help grow nutritious food for our neighbors - please join us. We will meet at the garden which is located on the grounds of the Upper Cleveland Rescue Squad in Lawndale. For more information send an email to solidrockgarden@gmail.com or come to the garden!
Singles Dinner Club, Shelby
  Singles Dinner Club (ages 45 and up) will meet the first Friday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Golden Corral in Shelby. All new members are welcome. Bring your single friends or come alone, have dinner and meet new friends. Planning new adventures at each meeting. You may contact Susan at 828-453-0404 for more info.

Mental Health Association Support Groups
   The Mental Health Association in Cleveland County sponsors a Support Group for Survivors of Suicide. It meets the last Tuesday of every month, 11:30am - 1:30 pm at the Cleveland Memorial Library. This support group offers support to those who have lost a loved one to suicide. All members of the group, including the facilitator, have experienced this unique loss. For details, contact the Mental Health Association at 704-481-8637 or mha@clevelandcountymha.org.
   Family-to-Family Caregiver Support Group, meets every third Tuesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:00 pm at the Cleveland County Red Cross (1333 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC 28150) Co-sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Cleveland County and NAMI Rutherford/Cleveland, this support group offers a safe space for close relatives of persons suffering from a severe mental illness to share their experience with others in a similar situation. For details, contact the Mental Health Association at 704-481-8637 or mha@clevelandcountymha.org
The Shelby Lions Club
   The  Shelby  Lions  Club  has  made  changes  in  its  meeting  schedule. The  first  Tuesday  of  each  month  will  be  a  business  meeting held  at  the  Lions  Senior  Village  on  North  Morgan  Street. The  regular  membership  meeting  will  be  held  on  the  second  Tuesday of  each  month  at  Deerbrook  Country  Club. Shelby Lions are making this change to encourage local residents to take a look at the club and consider getting involved.  Shelby Lions are active in the community and offer fellowship and fun to members.  The meeting schedule change will help us to keep our membership dues low, reduce the monthly meeting time, and still offer the fellowship and community involvement that many are looking for. To learn more about Shelby Lions, contact Lion Dave Titus, Membership Chairperson, at 704-406-9331.
Mauney Memorial Library, Kings Mountain 
   Mauney Memorial Library in Kings Mountain will be having free computer classes at 100 South Piedmont Avenue, Kings Mountain. The dates for the classes are: Resume - Thursday, September 20; Computers - Tuesday, Sept. 25. All classes will be from 3:30-5:00. For more information or to register: call 704-739-2371 main desk. Must pre-register.
Benefit for Phyllis Elmore at Burns High School 
  Burns High School will be having a Benefit Dinner for Phyllis Elmore on Friday, September 21, 4:30pm - 7:30pm, at Burns High Cafeteria.
BBQ Chicken, baked beans, slaw, potato salad, bread, tea, dessert. Tickets: $10. Available at Burns High School. Dine in or take out. Children 10 and under free (dine in only).
South Mountains State Park Connelly Springs 
  South Mountains State Park will be having the following Upcoming Environmental Programs:
   Saturday, September 22 - “10th Annual Nature Day”. Join us from 11:00-4:00 for the 10th Annual Nature Day at the park.  A variety of programs, exhibits, hikes and music are scheduled for your enjoyment.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Contact the park office for more information at (828) 433-4772.
  Sunday, September 23 - “The Roles and Responsibilities of an NC State Ranger”. What does a Park Ranger do on a day to day basis?  Meet in the Visitor Center auditorium. At 2:00 pm.
  South Mountains State Park is located south of Morganton off of old Highway 18.  We welcome the community to join us for our monthly educational interpretive programs.  Call the park office at (828) 433-4772 for more information.
Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser, Shelby
     Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast to support Tammy Ross Medical Expense Fund will be Saturday, September 22, 7:00am - 10:00am, at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 433 Earl Rd., Shelby, NC.
Life Enrichment Center Adult Day Care & Health Service, Shelby
    Life Enrichment Center Adult Day Care & Health Service, 110 Life Enrichment Blvd., Shelby, NC is having a therapist speak at stroke recovery group, Monday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m, If you have had a stroke or love someone who has had a stroke, you are invited to a Victory Over Stroke group meeting at the Life Enrichment Center in Shelby. Speakers for the meeting will be Tonya Craig, certified occupational therapy assistant, and Josh Johnson, who holds a doctorate in physical therapy. Handicap parking is located behind Life Enrichment near the meeting room. For more information, please call Linda at 704-484-0405 or email: linda@lifeenrichmentcenter.org.
NAMI Rutherford-Cleveland
   The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI Rutherford-Cleveland is holding an Education Forum, Tuesday, September 27, 7:00pm at Holland House, 475 West Main Street, Forest City. The topic is “Blue Ribbon Commission on Transition to Community Living for Adults with mental disabilities. Speakers: Rosemary Weaver and Local Government Officials (TBA). Learn how many adults with mental illness in Rutherord and Cleveland Counties will be affected by the results of this Commission. For more information, call Betty Frye 704-434-5166 or 704-583-0845. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.
“Michael Dalton Fitch” Memorial Golf Tournament, Shelby
     “Michael Dalton Fitch” Memorial Golf Tournament, River Bend Golf Course, 3005 Longwood Drive, Shelby, NC., Saturday, September 29, 1:30pm shotgun start. Four Man Captain’s Choice, $160 per team. *Management asked that you wear a collared shirt. Thank you!  Prizes for 1st and 2nd place, Longest Drive and Closet to the Pin. *All money raised will go toward getting a Marker for Dalton’s Grave. If interested please contact Kevin Mayhue at 704-418-4547.
New Millennium Championship Wrestling, Kings Mountain
  New Millennium Championship Wrestling, Kings Mountain National Guard Armory, September 29, 7:00pm. Tickets are $5. Hollie is a brave three yr. old who is dealing with congenital heart disease. We are doing a fundraiser to assist with expenses that incurred during her third open heart surgery that she recently underwent. If you have further questions please call 704-214-8403. Go Red for Hollie.
Cleveland/Lincoln Counry Rose Society
   Cleveland/Lincoln County Rose Society will host their 39th annual rose show on September 29, 2012 at the Cleveland Mall. Entries will be accepted from 7:00-10:00am and judging begins at 10:30am - 1:00pm. Anyone may enter their “Named” home grown roses, society membership is not required. The rose show opens for public viewing from 1:00-4:00pm. The rose society will have rose arrangements and bud vases for sale during the show. At the close of the show all roses on the tables will be for sale. Consulting rosarians will be available to answer your rose questions and rose literature will be available. The public will be asked to vote at the ‘Fragrance Table’ for the best fragrant rose. The rose show is our gift to the community and we hope the public will view and enjoy our show at the Cleveland Mall.
Cleveland Pines Nursing Center, Shelby
     Cleveland Pines Nursing Center, 1404 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, will be having their 2012 September Fest, Saturday, September 29, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Yard Sale! Hot Dog Sale! Family Council Bake Sale! Popcorn & Slushies! Carter Clown Family! South Mountain Bluegrass Band. Vendors: Fabulous and Funky Finds, Monogrammed Gifts; Terry Hartley Fishing Lures; Crochet Items; Handmade Jewelry; Handmade Jewelry from “Brazil”; “The Alabaster Jar” all natural handmade soaps, deodorant, body butter. The Festival will be held in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association Mini-Memory Walk. Proceeds will go to the Resident Activity Fund.
Boiling Springs Little Chargers
  Boiling Springs Little Chargers are having a Boston Butt Fundraiser Sale. Pickup will be Saturday, October 6, 8:30am - 10:00am, at The Boiling Springs Elementary School Bus Parking Lot. BBQ Butt, Slaw & Sauce, $35 each (prepaid). Contact John White, 704-477-7773.
Crest High School Class of 1982, Shelby
    Crest High School, Class of 1982, Shelby will be having their High School Reunion. Friday:  October 12, 2012 - Alumni Family & Friends come watch the CHS Home Football Game (Class of 82 will be recognized) Crest vs. Hunter Huss 7:30 PM Crest High School Football Stadium. More details to follow about meeting place and section to sit in. Saturday: October 13, 2012 - CHS Class of 1982...Taking back “Old School”. Where:  Owl’s Eye Vineyard & Winery, 1414 Metcalf Rd Shelby NC 28150. www.owlseyevineyard.com. 6:30 pm Registration & social hour, with hors d’oeuvres served, Corn hole on the patio (weather permitting). Cash Bar: Wine and Beer available. 8:00 pm Group photo will be taken promptly at 8 pm and Memorial Service immediately after. Please plan to arrive prior to the group photo time. Dance begins at 8:15 - 11:30. Late night snack bar and S’mores station,10pm - 11pm. Dress: Casual/Dressy. Cost: $35 person (payment received after September 10, 2012 will increase to $45 person). Mail payment with your name (Ladies include maiden name) and guest/spouse name to: Crest Class of 1982, c/o Jan Blanton, 1200 Washburn Switch Rd, Shelby, NC 28150.
Hospice Cleveland County Upcoming Events 
    Tuesday, October 23, “Memory Bear Workshop”, Hospice Cleveland County Administration Building, 9:00am - Noon or 4:00pm - 7:00pm. 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. Please RSVP to ext. 166 if you plan to attend.
  Saturday, November 3,  “Camp Mostly Smiles”, Hospice Cleveland County Administration Building, 9:00am - 3:00pm. This is a one-day retreat for children ages 6 - 16 who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Participants will have the opportunity to express their grief through writing, crafts, play activities and group discussions. Professionals who are trained in grief and loss will facilitate the retreat. Please RSVP to ext. 166 if you plan to attend.
CRMC/Relay For Life, Shelby 
   Cleveland Regional Medical Center will have a Kick Off for Relay for Life, November 13 at 6pm, at T.R. Harris Center, Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby, NC. Relay For Life Cleveland County, Shelby will be May 17-18, 2013. You are invited. Cleveland County-Shelby Team Meeting Dates are January 15, February 12, March 12, April 9, and May 7, at 6:00pm. Meetings held at Cleveland Regional Medical Center, 2nd floor, TR Harris. Website: www.RelayForLife.org/shelbync.

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