The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

January 7, 2013

Edgecombe Events Jan. 7, 2013 - Jan. 26, 2013

FOR THE DAILY SOUTHERNER
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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: events@dailysoutherner.com. Leave  a daytime contact phone number.  



JAN 7  - 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.



JAN 7

ECC Final Registration


For Spring classes. Call 823-5166, ext. 255 or log onto www. edgecombe.edu.



Relay For Life

Captains meeting at ECC room 152 at 6:30pm. For all team captains and new teams. For more information contact Susan New at 252-813-2170.



JAN 8

Zumba Party


At the Braswell Center at 6pm. FREE. For more information call 641-4210.



NARFE

National Active and Retired Federal Employees


Chapter 0781 will meet at 12:30pm  at Gardner’s BBQ Restaurant in Rocky Mt. Ben Saunders, Federation/State Vice President will visit from Burlington to install the 2013 officers. For more information contact Barbara Holden at 823-2404.



JAN 9

Edgecombe Garden Club


Will meet at noon at the Fountains at the Albemarle. Myra McCall, Voluntter Coordinator for the VOICE, massage therapist, accomplished craftman, will speak on “Making Garden Figures Out of Small Flower Pots.”



Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

At the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital Classroom from  1-2pm. Dr. Raghid Bitar will answer all the questions you have had about the procedure. Call 1-800-472-8500 to register.



Golden Kiwanis Club of Tarboro

Will hold its regular meeting at 9:30am in the meeting room at the E.L. Roberson Center. The speaker for this meeting will be Arvin Hamm.



JAN 10

Bosom Buddies


Breat Cancer Support Group will meet at 7pm in the library at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital. Please call 823-8277, 823-5546, or 823-2525 for more information.



Dialysis Support Group

At the Oakland House (Old Elks Club), 708 Edmondson Ave., Tarboro, at 6pm. Call 823-4483 for more information



JAN 11

FREE Lecture


The Edgecombe Community College History Dept. and the William Dorsey Pender Civil War Roundtable will sponsor a free lecture by Ed bearss, National Park Historian Emeritus at the Mobley Atrium on the Tarboro campus of ECC. He will speak on Gen. Pettigrew of NC. The public is invited to attend. 7pm. Dinner at 6:30pm. $12 Reservations are requested. Contact Monica Fleming 823-5166, x-241, by Jan. 7th.



JAN 12

Old Time Farm Show


4th Annual event on Burnette Farm Road, Edgecombe County. Peanut Thrashing 10am-noon, Old Tractor Plowing 8am-until, Horses and Mules Plowing. Come be a part of the show. Call 252-813-9171 (Eddie Dail) or 252-230-1315 or 252-291-6684 (Bill Jennings-event coordinator).



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.



Eason Tiney American Legion Post 19

Will meet at 9am at Abrams Restaurant. Breakfast from 9-9:45am meeting to start at 9:45am. Guest speakers this month will be Candidates for State Commander Don Bridges and Patricia Alston Harris. We encourgage all Veterans and their families to attend.



Quigless Clinic Tours

Located at 99 Main St., Tarboro. Open from 11am-2pm. Sponsored by the Phoenix Historical Society.

JAN 13

Winter Bridal Show


Unlimited Bridal Productions will present “Red Carpet Wedding” from 1to 5pm at Nash Community College, 522 N. Old Carriage Rd., Call now for FREE tickets. 252-937-0000. For a limited time only. Tickets are $5 on-line and $8 at the door.



Edgecombe County Twenty-Third Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Commemorative Worship Service at 6pm at the Eastern Star Missionary Baptist Church, 718 East Church St., Tarboro. Speaker: Reverend Mike Chatt, The Rock Church, Tarboro.



JAN 15

AARP


Chapter #3812 will meet at the E.L. Roberson Center at 1:30pm. For more information call 642-6884.

CPR Certification

The E.L. Roberson Center along with ECC will be offering a CPR class Jan. 15-16, from 1-5pm each day. Free for 65 and older, $65 for those under 65. For more information call 641-4263.



American Legion Post 316

Will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30pm at the Pinetops Lion’s Club Bldg.



JAN 16

Zumba Party


For 18 years or older at 6:30pm at the M.A. Ray Recreation Center. FREE. Call 641-4215 for more information.

Reading’s Alive!

Book Club will meet in the Pender Room at the Edgecombe County Memorial Library at 10:30am. The book “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch will be discussed.



JAN 17

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)


Meeting has been moved to Jan. 24th.



Happy Senior Citizens Club

Will be sponsoring Gift Bingo on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-9pm at the E.L. Roberson Center.

Juvenile Crime Prevention

The Edgecombe and Nash County Councils meet at 9am at the East Carolina Ag & Education Center in Rocky Mt.  The public is invited to attend. For more information call 827-5058.



JAN 19

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration


Commemorative Banquet at 6pm at ECC, Mobley Atrium Bldg., Speaker - Reverend James D. Gailliard, Word Tabernacle Church, Rocky Mt.



JAN 21

25th Annual Unity Breakfast


The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Dunn Center with Civil Rights Attorney and CNN Legal Analyst, Avery Friedman, as the guest speaker. The breakfast will begin at 7am and the program will start at 8am. For more information call 972-1181.

Commemorative March

23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March at 10am, at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church to St. Luke Church of Christ in Princeville.



Lunch with the King

From 11:30-1pm at St. Luke Church of Christ in Princeville.



JAN 24

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.



JAN 26

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.



George Henry White Day Program

At 11am at the Edgecombe County Administrative Bldg., 201St. Andrew St., Tarboro. A panel of 5 historians will share insights of White’s role in history. Sponsored by the Phoenix Historical Society,  Inc. in partnership with the Benjamin & Edith Spaulding Descendents Foundation, Inc.