COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

December 5th 2022

Blood Drives:

Ashe County:

 

12-15-22: @ Jefferson UMC from 11-3:30 Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! To make an appointment visit redcrossblood.org or call Wanda Gervasi @............................336-384-4108

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The Ashe Co. Christmas Children’s Project is in need of volunteers to move, count & place the gifts today at Family Central. Also need volunteers to pick up & deliver gifts Tuesday, Dec. 6th @ 8am at Family Central. To volunteer or for info call 336-846-5631

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The Ashe Co. Salvation Army still has MANY “Angels” left on their Angel Tree. If you can, PLEASE go by, take an Angel from the tree and make this Christmas Special for a Child in need! They’re also offering for a $25 Donation; you can provide a Boxed Christmas Dinner to feed a Family of 5. Gifts & Donations may be dropped off @ Salvation Army M-Sat, 9-5:30

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Smethport UMC will hold a “Precious Memories Worship Service” the 1st Wednesday in each month @ 2pm, Honoring & Sharing Life alongside friends living with Alzheimer’s, their Caregivers & Families. All are welcome!

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For all those who have packages for Project Star, Senior Citizens, please take your gifts to the Appalachian Senior Programs @ Family Central TODAY, Dec 5th by 5pm. Monetary Donations accepted as well. For info call 336-846-4898

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High Country Caregivers “Christmas Angelprogram is seeking sponsors.  For a $250 donation, you can make Christmas special for a Child. To donate or info call Caroline.…828-434-6693 or email her @ caroline@highcountrycaregivers.com

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Ashe Medication Assistance Program is a Free Medication Program to those that qualify. To see if you qualify, call 336-846-6001 and set up an appointment. You must bring your Social Security Statement or check; a copy of most recent pay stub or the top sheet from 1040 Form & Schedule C. Also bring your Medications with you…NOT a handwritten note. Open Mon-Th

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Medicare Open Enrollment Period is NOW thru Wednesday, Dec 7th. It’s IMPORTANT to see if you qualify for a more affordable Medicare Part D Prescription Plan. Call Ashe Senior Center to set up an appointment & for more info @...........................................................336-246-4347

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The Ashe County Volunteer Initiative Program is having their annual “Canned Food Drivethru Wednesday, Dec 7th For a list of drop off locations call 336-246-4347 or visit 580wksk.com

Ashe County Library, 5/3 Bank, First Citizens Bank, LifeStore Branches, Skyline National Bank, Medi Home Hospice, Medi Home Health, Generations Ashe, Generations Assisted Living, United Chemi-Con, Ingle's, Jefferson Drug, People's Drug, Forest Ridge Assisted Living, AEV, and GE Aviation.

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Wilkes Playmakers presents “Elf the Musical” this weekend, Dec. 9,10 @ 7pm & Dec. 11 @ 2pm @ Benton Hall in North Wilkesboro. Tickets are $18 adult, $15 student/children, $12 seniors. To purchase tickets, visit wilkesplaymakers.com

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Ashe County Board of Education will hold its Monthly Meeting today Dec 5th @ 6pm in the auditorium of Ashe County High School. A special reception for high school early graduates will take place @ 5pm prior to the meeting

_____________________________________________________________________________ Ashe Pregnancy Care Center will hold their annual OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, Dec 7th from noon to 3pm.  Sherrie Edwards and staff welcome you to come by for refreshments and a tour of the center

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Bring the family for a tour of the city of Bethlehem @ Friendship Baptist Church Dec. 10th & 11th @ 5:30pm nightly. Your tour guide will take you through the city to meet the townspeople & pet live animals. Tours will start every 15 minutes This event is free

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The Ashe County Arts Center will host the “Wordkeepers” Event Saturday Dec. 10th @ 4 pm. Readers are asked to keep their selections, from any genre, to under five minutes. If you would like to read contact Diana Renfro at renfrodiana@msn.com to reserve your slot. 

Refreshments will be provided

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Midway Baptist Church (across from Walmart) will hold their Christmas Play “A Charlie Brown Christmas Experience” & their Walk-Through Bethlehem on Dec. 11th @ 5pm. Everyone is welcome

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Bethany UMC will hold a Christmas Concert by the Adult Handbell Choir, (The Ding-a-Lings) Sunday Dec. 11th @ 3pm. Everyone is welcome

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The Choirs of WJ Frist Baptist Church, Mt. Jefferson Presbyterian Church & the WJ UMC will hold their Annual Joyous Sounds of Christmas Program Sunday Dec 11th @ 3pm @ the WJ UMC Sanctuary. Admission is Free & everyone is welcome

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Ashe Co. Middle School will hold a “Winter Fest” Tuesday, Dec 13th @ 5pm in the school Gymnasium with Games & fun for the whole family. Food & Craft Vendors will be available for your shopping pleasure

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The Annual Wreaths for Veterans' Program will be held at Ashe Lawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens on Dec. 17th @ 12noon. To sponsor a wreath for a veteran that is laid to rest @ Ashelawn, call Melissa @ Ashelawn @ 982-2121; Renita @ Badger’s 246-7114 or Janet Barr @ 336-620-1864

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Nexsen Ringers Community Handbell Choir will hold their Holiday Bells Concert Dec 17th @ 4pm @ Boone UMC Sanctuary. This concert is Free & open to the public. Donations are welcome

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Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Glendale will have their Children's Christmas Program

Dec. 18th @ 6pm with the Adult Play immediately following the children's program

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Shelter Baptist Church will have Church Service on Christmas Day Dec. 25th @ 11am. Everyone is welcome

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PSA’s

Volunteers are needed to pack Boxes of Food & to deliver the boxes to people in need in Ashe County on the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month. If you can volunteer call.................828-434-8888

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Salvation Army is in need of Household Items including Cookware, Dishes, Small Appliances & Furniture. Remember, your donations are “Tax Deductible” & goes to help those in need!                                                                                               

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Ashe Outreach Ministries in Creston is in need of Volunteer Kitchen & Pantry help as well as Drivers for Meals, Tues-Thur. approx. 2 hrs. weekly. Training & Route help available. For info call 336-385-1136 or 336-620-0672

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B.R.O.C. Thrift Store in Warrensville is Open M-F, 9-4. The Yard Sale Building is Open 8:30-11:30 on Friday’s Only. Donations are NEEDED. Your donations are Tax Deductible


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