COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

Aug 12th 2020

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

The SHELF-LIFE of Blood is ONLY 45 Days: Please Give the Gift of life

Blood Drives:

 

Ashe County:

 

8-20-2020: EMERGENCY BLOOD DRIVE @ Bristol Baptist Church from 12:30 – 5 pm. To make an appointment call...................................................................................................977-1645

 

8-20-2020: @ Jefferson UMC from 11 - 3:30. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. To make an appointment call Wanda Gervasi @...............................336-384-4108

 

8-22-2020: @ Ashe Co Library from 10 -2:30. Walk-ins are welcome!!! To schedule an appointment, go to redcrossblood.org or call.......................................................336-219-0128

 

 

Alleghany County Blood Drive:

 

8-25-2020: @ VFW in Sparta from 2:30 – 7 pm. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. To make an appointment call Patty Harris @..............................336-657-1770

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Executive Committee of the Ashe Baptist Association has approved a 1-day Annual Meeting on Aug 15th @ 9 am @ Beaver Creek Baptist Church on the Mullatto Mountain Rd. This year the Pastor & 1 Representative from each church may attend due to covid. Lunch will be served

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Bring your school age kids to the “Deputy 4-A-Day, Back to School, Drive Thru Event” Saturday Aug 15th from 10 – 11 am. Lots of Giveaways with a Sheriff Tote Backpack, Earphones, Deputy Wristbands & more. A presentation of a Sheriff K-9 Demonstration will be performed

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Decoration Services @ Roark / Price Cemetery on Rock Creek has been postponed from      Aug 15th until Sept 22nd @ 2 pm. Mail donations for Cemetery upkeep to: Rick Roark 1112 Rock Creek Rd, Creston, NC 28615

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Benefit Yard & Bake Sale will be held Saturday Aug 15th @ the Creston Fire Department beginning @ 8 am. All proceeds will go to help Randy Roark who’s battling cancer. For more info or to donate items call Pastor Anthony Roark at 336-977-6663 or email @ rockcreekmbc1@gmail.com

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Liberty Baptist Church in Troutdale Va will hold a “Drive-In, Homecoming & Decoration Service Aug 16th via radio @ 11 am. No Meal will be served. A special offering will be taken for Up-Keep of the Cemetery or you can mail donations for Cemetery upkeep to: Liberty Hill Baptist Church, P.O. Box 6, Troutdale, Va 24378

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Decoration Service @ Brown Cemetery on Rich Hill scheduled for Aug 16th has been Cancelled. Everyone is encouraged to decorate graves. Donations for Cemetery upkeep may be mailed to: Brown Cemetery, 2586 Rich Hill Rd, Creston 28615

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Decoration Service will be held @ Claude Mash Cemetery Aug 16th @ 2 pm. Rain date is set for Aug 23rd Mail donations for Cemetery upkeep to: Kenneth Mash, 620 Claude Mash Rd, Jefferson, NC 28640. For info call................................................................................982-3574

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The Johnson Family Decoration will be held Aug 16th located on Hartsog Farm on Hwy 88 West in Creston. Mail donations for Cemetery upkeep to: Mildred Graybeal, 2550 Big Laurel Rd, Creston, NC 28615

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Decoration Services will be held @ the Welch Cemetary in Warrensville will be held on

Aug 16th @ 11 am.  Everyone welcome

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Decoration Services will be held at Calloway Cemetery on Aug 22nd with No Meal to be served after services

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Decoration Services will be held at Roans Creek Cemetery on Aug 23rd @ 10:30 am. Everyone is welcome

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Pleasant Home Baptist Church in Grassy Creek has Cancelled their Homecoming Meal on Sunday, Aug 24th Grave Decoration is encouraged @ anytime

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The Ashe County Children’s Christmas Project Team has unanimously voted that the Christmas Project for 1000 Children WILL take place this year. More information to come in a few weeks

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Join the Senior Center Recipe Share Program, where you’ll email your favorite recipe to share & receive recipes from others. Email your recipe to glendaluther@asheaging.org

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Ashe Services for Aging is in need of “Volunteers” for the Meals On Wheels Program. If you would like to volunteer for this program or ANY OTHER, call Terrie Hopkins @ 246-4347

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Ashe County Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers to help on Mondays or Saturdays @    8:30 am. Volunteers are also needed at the Job Site in Jefferson near Hickory Hills. If you can help, call Don Sloan @  828-406-1309 or Call  846-2525

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Ashe Really Cares is Open but has adjusted some methods due to covid. If you find yourself in need, call ARC @ 846-5631. If you’re Church is having Drive-In Services, consider sitting a box in the parking lot to drop a Can of food in for Ashe Really Cares

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Hope for the Mountains Prayer Team meets every Tuesday @ 8 am @ Midway Baptist Church in the Sanctuary. This meeting is Open to the Public

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Big Flatts Baptist Church announces that Masks & Gloves are Required for Inside Services with social distancing guidelines. Speakers will be used for those more comfortable with drive-in service. Sunday School @ 10 am & Worship @ 11am

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Zion Hill Church on Helton Creek Rd in Lansing Welcomes Everyone for their Worship Services each Friday @ 7 pm & Saturday @ 12 noon. For info call Pastor Cory Richardson @....620-8989

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Do you have trouble making your own meals? Call Ashe Services for Aging to see if you qualify for the Home Delivered Meals Program & if the Program is available in your area. For more information call.........................................................................................................246-4347

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If you’re 60 or Older & live in the Jefferson / WJ City Limits, the Senior Center can provide tickets for you to ride the Shuttle, Free of charge. For information on how to apply contact the Senior Center @.........................................................................................................246-4347

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Ashe County Volunteer Initiative Program is holding the 15th Annual School Supply Drive. They’re asking for Monetary Donations ONLY at this time to purchase Disinfectant Items, Masks & Other Items to combat the spread of COVID-19. For info call 246-4347 or Mail a check to 180 Chatty Rob Lane WJ 28694...In memo section put School Supply Drive

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Ashe County Public Library is open Mon -Thur, 10 - 6 pm, Friday & Sat, 10 - 4 pm. Patrons may visit the library once a day for a maximum of 1 hour & abide by the 3 Ws: “Wear” a Face Covering, “Wash” Hands Often, “Wait” 6 feet away from other people. Curbside Delivery is    M – Th from 10 – 6. For Info the library @..................................................................846-2041

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The Hunger Hotline is available 24/7 for those in need of food. Delivery is available & for more info call......................................................................................................................846-5867

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Salvation Army in WJ is OPEN & in NEED of Donations of Non-Perishable Food Items for their Food Bank which is Open to serve those in need, Mon – Sat from 10 – 5. They’re also in Need of Donations of Clothing, Furniture & Household Items

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The Riverview CC Thrift Store is Open each Wed-Sat from 10-2. All patrons must wear a mask & gloves. If you don’t have a mask & gloves, the CC will provide these for you. 2-5 people per room permitted while staying 6 ft apart. For info call..................................................385-1387

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GriefShare, Surviving the Holidays” is a seminar for people facing life after a Loved One’s death & will be held @ Bald Mtn Baptist Church each Tuesday from 6 – 8 pm, NOW thru Sept 8th For more info call Peggy Ashley @................................................................. 828-421-6939

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Happy Trails Cowboy Church of Ashe will meet at the Blue Ridge Dinner Theater in Glendale Springs each Sunday @ 10 am for Services inside the building with Bible Study each Wednesday Night @ 6:30 pm. Social distancing will be followed. Everyone is welcome

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September

 

The 39th Annual Ashe Shrine Club Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, Sept 20th @ Mtn Aire Golf Course. 18 Hole Stroke Play Competition. Entry Fee is $60. Players may arrange their own Foursomes. For info contact: Ken Blevins @ 877-6604, John Brown @ 977-8668 or the Golf Course @ 877-4716

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