COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar

Dec 4th 2020

 

The American Red Cross has launched a CRITICAL NEED for ALL blood types, ESPECIALLY type O & platelet donations Nationwide Due to Covid-19

 

You 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

 

Those ages 16 may give blood but MUST go online @ redcrossblood.org & download the Parental Consent form that must be signed by parents

Blood Drives:

 

Ashe County:

12-9-2020: @ Westwood Elementary School from 1:30-5:30 pm. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. To make an apt. or info Call Kelly Blevins @............877-2921

 

12-17-2020: @ Jefferson UMC from 11-3:30. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. To make an apt. or info Call Wanda Gervasi............................................384-4108

 

12-18-2020: @ Warrensville Baptist Church from 2-6:30 pm. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. To make an apt. or info Call Ashley Gantt @ 336-529-4918 or..............................................................................................................................384-3044

 

12-19-2020: @ Ashe County Library from 10 -2:30. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. To make an apt. or info, visit redcrossblood.org or call the library @..............................................................................................................................846-2041

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The 18th Annual Project Star” is now underway. Project Star Christmas Trees are up @ Ingles, Food Lion & Ashe County Cheese. Select a Star, Purchase the item(s) to help a Senior Citizen in Ashe County. Items must be New. Take UNWRAPPED items to Appalachian Senior Programs by Dec 3rd, M–Th from 12-5 @ 414 E Main St. Jefferson. For more info call......................846-4898

 

 

 

 

Ashe County Little Theatre & WKSK will present a re-broadcast of the radio play, “War of the Worlds” on Friday, Dec 5th @ 7 pm. For more information call....................................846-2787

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Ashe County Arts Council presents the “Saturday with Santa Drive-Thru EventDec 5th from 8:30-11 am @ the Ashe Civic Center.  Wave to Santa from your car.  See Frosty & Rudolph & receive a holiday gift bag! You MUST be registered for a drive thru time slot & may do so @  .........................................................................................................www.ashecountyarts.org

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The 8th Annual Christmas Expo Fundraiser will be held Dec 5th from 9am-4pm @ the Ashe Shrine Building in Jefferson (117 Morphew Lane). Free admission to the public. Badges of Ashe will be offering gift wrapping at this event. Proceeds will go to Ashe Shrine Club. For info contact Keshea Roland @...........................................................................................977-1275

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Bald Mountain Church will hold their Drive-Thru Christmas EventHere With Us, Come & See What God has Done” on Dec 5th & 6th from 6-9 pm. Everyone is welcome

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The ACMS "Making Spirits Bright Christmas Light Show Fundraiser” will be held (Dec 4th- 6th) & (11th - 13th) & (18th - 20th) from 6 – 10 pm. Sunday’s will be from 6 – 9 pm. Friday & Saturday Proceeds will go to ACMS. Sunday’s proceeds will go to the Warrensville & Lansing FD’s. For more info visit the ACMS FB page or website, asheschools.org/acms

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Medicare Open Enrollment Period ENDS Dec 7th. It is IMPORTANT to contact the Ashe Senior Center to see if you qualify for a more affordable Medicare Health and or Drug Coverage Plan

Call Ashe Senior Center for more info @.....................................................................246-4347

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The Ashe County Board of Education will hold their monthly meeting Monday, Dec 7th @ 6 pm @ the administrative offices annex of Ashe County Schools. Adhering to Covid Restrictions limiting the number of attendees. A Livestream will be available @ www.asheschools.org To make Public Comments, email them to @ Eisa.Cox@ashe.k12.nc.us

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Riverview Community Center will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Dec 8th @ 7 pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend. If attending, Please wear a mask when entering the building & practice social distancing

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Grief Support Services of Caldwell Hospice will offer multiple “Virtual” sessions via Zoom for Coping with the loss of a loved one, (Dec 9th15th) To enroll call 828-754-0101 or email ksetzer@caldwellhospice.org. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link

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Benefit Yard-Sale will be held Friday Dec 11th from 3-6 pm & Saturday Dec 12th from 8-2 @ Forge Creek Community Center. Proceeds will go to help Tim Mahala & family after they lost everything in a house fire. For more info contact Anthony Roark at.......................828-457-1369 

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Badges of Ashe is accepting donations for the annual “Christmas with Cops” event in Dec. Take donations to Laken on the 2nd floor of the Sheriff’s office. Make check to: Badges of Ashe or visit the Christmas with Cops link @ badgesofashe.com to donate through PayPal

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The Salvation Army asks for your help with their “Angel Tree” this year. Due to Covid, ONLY Monetary Donations will be taken. For a $25 Donation, You will provide a Boxed Christmas Dinner to feed a Family of 5. Donations may be dropped off @ Salvation Army M-Sat, 9-5:30

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The Mt Rogers Fire & Rescue Maple Syrup Fundraiser scheduled for Oct has been cancelled due to Covid, however they do have Maple Syrup & Apple-Butter to sell. They will deliver to WJ & Jefferson. To place an order & info call............................276-388-3422 or 423-335-2886

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The St Jude Family Fun Day has been postponed for this year, however they are still accepting donations and you may do so by dropping the donation off at the Ashe County Sheriff's Office, Century 21 in WJ or @ Foggy Mountain Nursery in Helton. To donate “Cash” call Jennifer Price @....................................................................................................................1-336-467-3416

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Ashe Co Library offers Study Sessions for K-12, Early College & Homeschool Students M-F, @ 10-11:45 am & 1-2:45 pm. Students 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult for the entirety of their session. Call the Library to reserve your time @.................................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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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 Really Cares is Open & 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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The Museum of Ashe County History has REOPENED with hours 10 – 4. All visitors are required to wear a mask during their visit and maintain social distancing. Disposable masks will be available for visitors who do not have one

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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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The U. S. Small Business Administration, Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center has extended hours of operation to 8 am to 8 pm, 7 days a week, for businesses & residences affected by the earthquake on Aug 9th, in Alleghany County.  For Assistance call...................800-659-2955

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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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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 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 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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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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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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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

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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