COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

April 19th 2021

The American Red Cross has launched a CRITICAL NEED for ALL blood types, ESPECIALLY type O & platelet donations Nationwide!

You can hold the power to save lives in the palm of your hand with the FREE Red Cross Blood Donor App! Text “BLOODAPP” to 90999 or download it from the App Store or                 Google Play Store

Blood Drives:

Ashe County:

 

4-24-21: @ Ashe County Library from 10 -2:30 in the library’s community room. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. To make an apt. &

info visit redcrossblood.org or call Marcia at.......................................................336-219-0128

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The New VBS “Destination Digfor 2021, is now on display @ the Ashe Baptist Associational Office. Stop by and check out all the materials for your VBS this year

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ARC is in need of 1 doz size Egg Cartons. You may drop off your cartons at the ARC (across from Ashe Habitat for Humanity)

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The Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina is having their Annual Food Roundup the month of April. To give food or money, take it to ARC & let them know it’s for the Children’s Home. The deadline to receive the food is April 30th

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The 2021 Mother’s Day Offering Promotional Materials now available & you may order materials by visiting mothersdayoffering.org

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North Carolina Vacation Bible School invites area churches to join their FB Page for Information, Suggestions & Support & will have a Free VBS 2021“Virtual” training event on April 20th from 9:30 am – 12 noon. For info call the ABA @.........................................846-5631

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Sturgill’s Baptist Church in Helton will hold Revival Services this week thru April 23rd @ 7 pm nightly. Rev Julian Owen will be guest speaker. Everyone is welcome

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Benefit Yard & Bake Sale will be held April 23rd @ 12 noon & April 24th @ 8am @ the Forge Creek Community Center. Benefits raised will go to the family of Lenny Key who were involved in a car accident. For info or to donate contact Pastor Anthony Roark at..............828-457-1369

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Help New River Conservancy celebrate “Earth DayApril 24th by helping clean the waterways in Ashe County. Book a trip on the New River or Choose your stream you want & clean it.  Clean your Stream or DONATE by May 31st For information visit newrivercleanups.org

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The 25th Annual Carl & Pearl Hagel Memorial Golf Tournament will be held @ Mtn Aire Golf Club Saturday, April 24th All proceeds from the Tournament will benefit The NEST Alliance, a local organization that helps to meet the needs of children & families in Ashe County For more info, call Mountain Air Golf Club at.............................................................................877-4716

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A BBQ Fundraiser will be held April 29thth @ Midway Baptist Church from 11-2, for Makenna Matkins, a 3-yr old currently undergoing chemo. Plates are $8 & include, ½ lb Pork BBQ, Baked Beans, Slaw, Roll & Dessert. To order plates call 246-2212 or 977-8026. Proceeds will help with medical expenses

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MAY

On May 1st Lost Province Center for the Cultural Arts Center in Lansing will host an afternoon of Live Music, Crafts, A Tree identification walk with Tim Barker of Country Gardens & more with a delicious dinner served @ 5:30 pm. Tickets are available online @ lostprovincearts.org

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A Fundraiser will be held May 13th @ Village Inn in WJ from 4-8 pm, for Makenna Matkins, a   3-yr old currently undergoing chemo. Let the cashier know @ checkout, it’s for the Fundraiser for Makenna. Proceeds will help with medical expenses

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Saloon Studios will host “Frontier Day” (a family event) with Cowboy Re-enactors, Historical Presentations, Music & more on May 22nd beginning at 10 am with Crafts, Food & fun all day! Come in your ‘Western Attire” For details visit saloonstudioslive.com or call 977-7051

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JUNE

There’ll be a Community Wide VBS Day Camp held @ the Ashe Baptist Association Campground. It's FREE & open for students who have completed kindergarten thru 12th grade. 1st session is: June 7-102nd session is: June 14-17 from 9am-3pm. Lunch & snacks provided. Sign up at ashevbs.com

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The Salvation Army is in need of all types of Household Items including Cookware, Dishes, Small Appliances as well as Furniture. Remember, your donations are “Tax Deductible” & goes to help those in need! Donations accepted at the back of the building M-Sat, 9 – 5. Store hours are M-Sat, 9-5:30

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Hope Thru a Vision Homeless Shelter is in need of Donations. For info on how you can give, Call 977- 4462 or Send your Donations to Michael Barr, PO Box 571, Jefferson, NC 28640

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Plans are underway to transform the old Lansing Schoolhouse into the Lost Province Center for Cultural Arts. A culinary arts program & restaurant are also in the plans. To learn about the progress, events & plans of the LPCCA, visit the website at lostprovincearts.org or FB Page

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New Looms Ladies Bible Study is held each Thursday from 11:30 -12:30 @ Ashe Baptist Associational Office Conference Room. All ladies are welcome to attend

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Ashe County Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to help on Mondays & Saturdays @ the  Re-Sales Center below Ingles. Volunteers are also needed at current construction sites on Saturdays. If you can volunteer, call Don Sloan @ 828-406-1309 or 846-2525

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The North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry’s (NCBAM) Call Center is available to help adults 65+ locate COVID-19 vaccination providers, transportation assistance & other community resources related to the pandemic. Call the NCBAM Call Center M-F, 9-5.............877-506-2226

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