2008-12-25 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Optimist Club of Washington is sponsoring an ATV raffle. Tickets are available for $5.00 each or five for $20 from any Optimist Club member, or at the main office and downtown office of Farmers and Merchants Bank, Farmers State Bank, and at The Company Store.

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Pompey's Chapel Baptist Church will have a pastor appreciation service Sunday, December 28, 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served following the service.

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Heard's Chapel Baptist Church will have a watch night service Wednesday, December 31, 10 p.m.

It's not too late to remember a loved one with a memorial or honorarium to the Tree of Love sponsored by the Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Donations of $5 or more may be sent to the Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary at 120 Gordon Street, Washington, attention of Pat Niemann, coordinator. For more information call 706-678-9272.

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Pompey's Chapel Baptist Church will have a watch night service along with Booker's Chapel and New Saints CME Church on Wednesday, December 31, 10 p.m. Pastor Dante Smith of Booker's Chapel will be the speaker. Breakfast will be served.

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The Reese J. Booker Scholarship program will be held at the Marks Tabernacle Baptist Church Sunday, December 28, 6 p.m. Minister Paula Andrews (daughter of Judy Heard) from the Unity of Faith Christian Ministries, Stone Mountain, is scheduled to be the guest speaker. All churches and choirs are invited to participate.

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Wilkes Transit and the Wilkes County Senior Center will be closed December 22-26 and will reopen on December 29.

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New Ford Baptist Church will have a New Years Eve watch night worship service December 31, 10 p.m. until midnight. Sponsoring churches include New Ford, Reeves Chapel, Pole Branch, Trinity, and Thankful. The public is invited to attend.

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Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the usher board's anniversary Sunday, January 25, 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Brenda Nunnally.

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The Washington Presbyterian Church will have a Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols at 5 p.m. on December 24.

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The Weekly Tuesday Night Fulfillment Hour (Bible Study) at Springfield Baptist Church will begin its 2009 sessions at 7 p.m. January 13. Focus will continue to be "Biblical Principles for Raising Children and Grandchildren."

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Teresa Graves Wright will be delivering her initial sermon on December 28, 3 p.m., at Parks Grove Church, Lincolnton.

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The next meeting of the Washington-Wilkes Toastmasters Club will be held Monday, January 5, 6-7 p.m., at the Mary Willis Library. Anyone 18 years old and above is invited to attend.

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The Church of the Mediator will have a Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m.

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will be having its annual deacon board program January 18 at 4 p.m. Rev. Lance Pitts and members of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Greensboro will be the guests.

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The 2009 Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be held Thursday, January 22, 6:30 p.m., at the Pope Conference Center. Cost for Chamber members is $20; non-members, $25.Call 706- 678-2013 for reservations, or chamber@washingtonwilkes.org

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Wills Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a "Managing Diabetes for Patients and Families" series. The dates are January 8, 15, and 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the hospital library.

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