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Jan 21st 2020

 

On Monday, Jan 6th, the American Red Cross launched a CRITICAL NEED for 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:

 

Alleghany County:

 

1-27-2020: @ Sparta UMC on Main St from 9:30 – 2. Walk-Ins are WELCOME! To schedule an appointment or info call Gayle Cobb @................................................................336-372-2577

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The VITA Tax Aid Program will be available to prepare your Federal & State tax returns at NO cost, if you earned less than $56,000 in 2019 @ the following:

  • Beginning Jan 27th @ Ashe County Library on Mondays (10-3), Tuesdays (10-5) & Saturdays (9-1) by Appointment Only. To schedule an appointment or info call..................................................................................................................977-5829
  • Jan 28th thru April 9th @ Ashe Senior Center on Tuesdays & Thursday’s from 9 – 4. By appointment only. To make an appointment & info call....................................846-4347

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Help the Meals on Wheels Clients feed their Pets by donating Canned or Bagged Cat / Dog Food. Drop-Off your donated food @ the Senior Center. The Volunteer Drivers will deliver the Pet Food to those in need as they deliver the meals for the day

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The Ashe Senior Center has started a Diabetes Group lead by Gale Bennett & will meet on the 3rd Monday of each month @ 1 pm @ the Senior Center. For info call.........................246-4347

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Ashe Services is in NEED of “Volunteers” for: 1) Home Delivered Meals, 2) Exercise Trainer, 3) Arts & Crafts, 4) SHIP: the Senior Health Insurance Program. For info @......................246-2461

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If you are 60 or older & live within WJ / Jefferson area, the Senior Center can provide tickets to ride the ACTA Shuttle for Free. Must apply in person @ the Senior Center. For info....246-4347

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The 2020/21 Ashe Early College High School Information & Application Meeting will be held Jan 22nd @ 6:30 @ ACHS Auditorium. If you & your Child are interested in applying, it is MANDATORY you BOTH attend. “Snow Date” set for Jan 29th same time & place. Call 846-1881

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The Ashe County Christmas Tree Association will hold their “Winter MeetingJan 23rd from 5:30 – 8 pm @ Family Central. If attending, RSVP by Jan 22nd For info call...................846-5850

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GLAD (Greater Lansing Area Development) will meet Thursday, Jan 23rd @ 6:30 pm @ Town Hall in Lansing to discuss plans for 2020. Everyone is welcome

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White Oak Community Center will hold a “Give Away BazaarJan 25th @ 10 am. Clothing from infants to adults & other items available as well. Bring your own trash bags or containers. For more info call Nancy Barbee @..................................................................................384-2749

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The Brew Haus is WJ will host a “Fundraiser for Lost Province Center for Cultural Arts

Jan 25th from 6 to 10 pm. Theme will be the “70’s” so wear your best 70's costume! A $15 Fee will be collected at the door with all proceeds going to Lost Province Center for the Cultural Arts. For more info call .......................................................................................336-466-4790

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Join Park Rangers @ Mt Jefferson State Park for a 1-Mile Nature Hike to Luther Rock on Jan 25th all @ 2 pm beginning at the Picnic Area. Wear sturdy shoes & appropriate clothing

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Mt Jefferson State Park will have a “Climate Tower HikeJan 26th @ 2 pm beginning @ the Picnic Area. Hike will end at the summit where the climate data sensors and tower will be examined. Dress warmly

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WCC Small Business Center will offer a class on the online version of “Quickbooks” at No Charge, Jan 30th from 6 – 8 pm @ the Wilkes Campus. Attendees must pre-register to participate. Basic computer knowledge is required. To register call Laurie @........336-838-6166

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FEB

 

 

The Ashe County Republican Party will hold The Republican Commissioner Candidate Forum on Tuesday Feb 4th from 6 – 8 pm @ The Ashe Chamber of Commerce Venue Room. For more info call the Ashe GOP Headquarters @......................................................................846-1657

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