2015-06-11 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

Washington-Wilkes Primary School would like the community’s help in earning free educational equipment and supplies from Bi-Lo during the summer. It’s easy. Participants should enroll their Bi-Lo Bonuscards to the school code and shop at Bi- Lo. Bonuscard enrollments take only a few minutes and shoppers can even earn triple points when shopping in June and July. Visit hometowneducationalrewards.com to enroll. The school code is 53978.

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The regular meeting of the Washington Downtown Development Authority for June has been rescheduled from June 18 to the fourth Thursday, June 25, at Farmers State Bank beginning at 8:30 a.m.

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The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 16, at 4 p.m. at the City Hall Annex.

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The Washington-Wilkes Class of 1971 will have a class cookout on Saturday, June 13, at 1 p.m. at the home of Bobby Derricott. For more information, call 706-339- 7504.

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Black Rock AME will have an adult class, “The Origin of the Bible” taught by Kabrina Bass, Episcopal Director of Christian Education for the Sixth Episcopal District, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. The public is invited.

The Washington Circuit AMEC, Pole Branch Baptist, and Twin Oak Baptist Church will have their Community Picnic and Fellowship Fun Day at R.J. Booker Park on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m.-until.

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Mount Carmel Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day on July 26 at 11:30 a.m.

The W-W Tiger Club’s next monthly meeting will be held Monday, June 15, at 6 p.m. in the W-WCHS media center. The public is invited.

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Twin Oak Baptist Church will celebrate its 129th church anniversary on June 28, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served.

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Beulah Baptist Church will hold its homecoming on Sunday, June 14. Special music will be provided by Jennifer Henderson from 10- 10:45 a.m. Former Pastor Lem Clark will be the guest speaker. A barbecue lunch will follow the service.

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Christ City of Prayer will celebrate its annual church anniversary on Sunday, June 14, at 3 p.m. Pastor Frank Moore of Rayle Outreach will be the guest speaker. The public is invited.

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The public is invited to the Independence Day parade and program on July 4 beginning at 8 a.m. at Fort Washington Park behind the courthouse.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will have revival Monday-Thursday, July 27-30, at 7:30 p.m. Pastor Norris Turner of Gethsemane Baptist Church in Blair, S.C., will be the guest speaker.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will have homecoming on the first Sunday, August 2, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served.

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The White Rock Baptist Church will celebrate its 144th church anniversary on June 14 at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

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Beulah Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School, Willie’s Redneck Rodeo “Redonkulous Faith, The Power of the Parable” Tuesday-Friday, June 16-19, from 6-8:30 p.m. for pre-K through sixth grade, and youth grades 7-12. Family Night will be on Friday at 7 p.m. with an ice cream supper.

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The Washington Presbyterian Church will host Alvin Blount, Minister of Music at St. Mary’s on the Hill in Augusta, who will present a concert on the 1888 Hook and Hastings organ at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. A reception will follow. The public is invited.

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Rev. George Walton, who grew up in Washington, will return with his family to lead the worship service at the Washington Presbyterian Church on Sunday, July 12, at 11:15 a.m. A luncheon will follow in the fellowship hall. The public is invited.

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The Wilkes County Board of Education will meet on Monday, June 15, at 2 p.m. at the board office on N. Alexander Avenue.

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Vacation Bible School will be held at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church June 15-19. This year’s theme is “What’s Love Got to do With it?” from St. John 3:16. Robin Booker is the director.

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Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will have a three-night revival beginning Monday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. Speakers will include Pastor Kathy Butler on Monday, Pastor Willie J. White on Tuesday, and Pastor C. M. Hawkins on Wednesday.

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The Washington City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 20, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will be held starting at 5 p.m.

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Send notifications of community events for this column and for the W-W Chamber of Commerce calendar of events to news@wilkespublishing.com and washingtonwilkesevents@gmail.com or drop them off at The News-­Reporter office, 116 W. Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington.

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The Rayle City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, at City Hall.

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Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will have a Men’s Day program on the third Sunday, June 21, at 11 a.m. with regular service.

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“Do you have an upcoming sixth-grade student who wants to be in the middle school band? We would love to have you!” says W-W Band Director Emme Hines. If you or your student wants to have band as a connections class, call the middle school office at 706- 678-7132 for more information.

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Bethlehem Baptist Church will conduct the ordaining of Evangelist Brenda Nunnally on Sunday, June 28, at 2:30 p.m. The ordination sermon will be delivered by Rev. Willie J. White of Newberry Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Bethlehem Baptist is located at 512 Big Cedar Road, Washington. The public is invited.

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Anyone interested in being a soccer coach or official is asked to attend a W-W Parks and Recreation official training class on June 13, at the Recreation Department from 9 a.m.-noon. To register or for more information, call 706- 678-1454 before June 10.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at 5 p.m. on July 8, at City Hall in Tignall.

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New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will host its annual “Tailgate For Christ – Juneteenth Celebration” on Saturday, June 20, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The keynote performance and worship will be presented by Ugandan Thunder. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for the Walk for Christ, a four-mile walk and one-mile fun run beginnng at 8 a.m. Race packets can be picked up at the church the day of the race starting at 7 a.m. Late registration will be available the day of the race.

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Black Rock AME Church will have a new starting time beginning Sunday, June 14. Church School will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the morning worship service will follow at 10:30 a.m.

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Vacation Bible School at Black Rock AME will be held June 16- 18 from 5-6 p.m. All children are invited to attend at 441 Hulin Avenue in Tignall.

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Mount Carmel Baptist Church will have revival services July 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Michael Gresham of Reeves Chapel will be the guest minister. The public is invited.

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The Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will celebrate its 85th church anniversary on Sunday, June 14, at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Anthony Williams from New Zion Church of Crawford will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served from 1:15-2:15 p.m.

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The Real Men Stand Up Conference will be held at The Pope Center in Washington on June 20 at 9 a.m. There will also be a dance for fathers and daughters that evening beginning at 7 p.m. Contact Sherman Gartrell at 706- 255-5697, Deacon Willie Stewart at 706-714-6347, or Pastor Anthony Williams at 770-301-5608 for more information.

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The trial sermon for Raymon Gartrell will be Sunday, June 28, at 2 p.m. at Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle.

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Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its 131st church anniversary on the third Sunday, June 21, at noon. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, at the ¬≠Wilkes County courthouse. A work session in the chairman’s office will be held immediately prior beginning at 1 p.m.

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Carter’s Grove Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School with the theme “Investigation Discovery” Monday-Wednesday, June 15-17, from 6-8 p.m. with a free dinner served at 6 p.m. Kids of all ages are welcome for arts and crafts, story time, puppet shows, singing, and more. For more information call 706-401-9124 or 706-872-1267.

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Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its anniversary on Sunday, June 14, at 2 p.m. Rev. F.C. Henderson and Popular Spring Baptist Church will be in charge of the service.

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