COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

Community Calendar

July 14th 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

Blood Drives:

 

Ashe County:

 

7-16-2020 @ Jefferson UMC from 11 – 3:30. Walk-Ins are ENCOURAGED! Social Distancing will be followed. Appointments may be made @ redcrossblood.org or by calling Wanda Gervasi @.......................................................................................................................336-384-4108

 

Alleghany County:

 

7-27-2020: @ Sparta Lions Club located @ 598 Trojan Ave from 9:30-2. Walk-Ins are Encouraged after 12 noon. ALL Donors will receive FREE Covid Antibody Testing & the results will be sent to the Donor. Set up an appointment @ redcrossblood.org or call Gayle Cobb @.......................................................................................................................336-372-2577

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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 will be holding its 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

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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 Ashe County Swimming Pool is now OPEN, M-F, (11 am-2 pm), (2:30-5:30 pm) & (6-9 pm). Each session is limited to 25 Swimmers, $5 per person. NO Swimming Lessons will be offered this year. For info including Pool Rental, call 384-4600 or email:.......susan.poe@ashek12.nc.us

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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 the holidays after a Loved One’s death and 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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Jefferson Methodist Church Food Pantry is Open forDrive-Up-Pick-Up” ONLY each Tuesday....The Monthly, 3rd Thursday Night Pantry will be Open for Drive-Up-Pick-Up’ ONLY” from 6 – 7 pm. Church Office will be OPEN for CALLS ONLY (Mon–Wed, 8 –2:30)........846-9512

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Cranberry Springs Rd is Closed @ the Liberty Grove Church Rd intersection for a pipe replacement. Both roads will be closed at the intersection till apx. Aug 3rd Detours are encouraged if possible

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Motherboard of the High Country will host a “Community Yard Sale Fundraiser” on July 18th from 7am-1pm @ Midway Baptist Church across from Walmart. For info call Keshea Roland @ .................................................................................................................................977-1275

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Liberty Baptist Church on Silas Creek Rd in Lansing will hold their Decoration Service July 19th @ the Dixon & Testerman Cemetary @ 10 am & Homecoming Services @ the Church @ 11 am with a meal to follow, Outside. If attending, bring a covered dish & a drink. The church will be sanitized after each service. Masks, Hand sanitizer & Gloves will be provided to anyone who needs them

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Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care is hosting a 2-Day Virtual Training for adults interested in becoming Hospice Volunteers on July 21st from 8:45 – 2:15 & July 23rd from 9 -12:15. Training will be via Zoom Video Conferencing. To reserve a spot, participants must complete an application at caldwellhospice.org/give-volunteer or call Cyndi Akins at............828-754-0101 

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The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts in Boone will host the “Emerson String QuartetJuly 26th @ 2 pm. This event is Virtual & Free. For info go to appsummer.org or call the Center @.....................................................................................................................(828) 262-4046

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Due to the Covid-19 situation, Pleasant Valley Baptist Church will NOT have their Homecoming Services on July 26th However, Sunday School will be held @ 10:15 & Worship @ 11 am. There will be no meal and no special singing.” Everyone is welcome

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AUGUST

 

Gillespie Church in Lansing will hold “Outdoor Bible SchoolAug 2nd – 5th from 6:15 - 8:30 pm each night. Everyone is welcome

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