TARBORO — Edgecombe Events should be submitted by noon the day before publication. Items eligible include notices of local meetings and activities of non-profit organizations, clubs, schools and civic groups in the community. Information should be brief and typewritten, neatly printed or via e-mail. Questions? 823-3106 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Leave a daytime contact phone number.
JAN 24 - JAN 31
Low-Income Engergy Assistance
The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) gives families a one-time vendor payment to help pay their heating bills. Applications will be taken for disabled persons receiving a service through the Division of Aging and Adult Services or for households with a member age 60 and older. For application sites in
Rocky Mt. call 985-5053, for Tarboro sites call 641-7637.
A 7-week online course on Workplace Spanish for Firefighters and EMS begins. Cost $120. Call Edgecombe Community College at 823-5166, ext. 164.
Weight Loss Surgery Seminar
At the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Administrative Conference Room from 1-2pm. Dr. Raghid Bitar will answer all the questions you have had about the procedure. Call 1-800-472-8500 to register.
Daughter of the American Revolution (DAR)
Will meet at 10:30am in the Braswell Memorial Library’s Wiley Room. Paul Blount, Road Scholar Ambassador, will speak on “Continuing Education for Senior Citizens.”
Ready Community Voices
This is the last day to register for a 10 week Information Session to learn more about being a leader in your community. Sponsored through the Down East Partnership for children. From 6-7:30pm starting Jan. 30th. A light dinner and childcare will be provided. For more information contact Viola Barnes-Gray or James Bellamy at 985-4300.
Edgecombe & Nash Juvenile Crime Prevention
Councils will meet at 9am at the East Carolina Ag & Education Center on Kingsboro Rd., Rocky Mt. The public is invited to attend.
Relay For Life
Purple Bow Class
At First Baptist Church from 9-11am in the Fellowship Hall. We need people to cut ribbon and team members to learn to tie bows. Please send one team member per class to help. Call Brenda Ward (452-7747) for more information.