2017-06-08 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m.

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“A Family That Prays Together, Stays Together” will be the theme as Trinity Baptist Church hosts an old-fashioned prayer meeting on Saturday, June 10, at 3 p.m. The public is invited.

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Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its 133rd anniversary on Sunday, June 18, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Edward Anderson and New Ford Baptist Church in charge of the service.

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Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold three nights of revival, June 26-28, at 7:30 p.m. nightly with Rev. D.J. Porter of Cades Chapel Baptist Church on Monday; Rev. James White Jr. of New Ford Baptist Church on Tuesday; and Rev. Joe Glaze of Pole Branch Baptist Church on Wednesday.

The annual Juneteenth Celebration at New Springhill Baptist Church will be held June 17 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The public is invited.

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The BreasTest and More Program at the Wilkes County Health Department has help to assist in paying for mammograms for the uninsured when funding is available. Clients must be 40-64 years of age, have no health insur- ance, and meet certain financial requirements. Call the Wilkes County Health Department at 706-678-2622 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

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New Ford Baptist Church will conduct its annual Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. June 19-21. Under the leadership of Director Dyann Jackson, the theme for this year is “Glow For Jesus! Let Your Light Shine.” There will be a period of fellowship and refreshments at the end of each session. The entire Wilkes County community is invited.

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The Wilkes County Board of Education will meet at the board office on N. Alexander Avenue on Monday, June 19, at 2 p.m.

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The Spirited Speakers Toastmasters Club of Wilkes and Lincoln Counties will meet on Thursdays, June 8, 29, July 6, and 20. Anyone at least 18 years of age with a desire to improve communication and leadership skills, is invited to attend. Meetings are held on each first, third, and fifth Thursday at the Lincoln County Library, 181 N. Peachtree Street in Lincolnton, at 6 p.m..

Pauline Chapel FBH Church will celebrate its 110th church anniversary on Sunday, June 25, at 3:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Antonio Derricotte from Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Elberton. Dinner will be served.

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New Springhill Baptist Church will hold its “Tailgate For Christ” on Saturday, June 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with speaker Attorney Nefertara Clark. Bring lawn chairs, shorts, and T-shirts for water events, but no swimwear.

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The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Washington will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Annex on Thursday, June 15.

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Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor First Uniform for a uniform sale in the Gordon Street Lobby Wednesday, June 14, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its anniversary on June 11 at 2 p.m. Rev. Lance Pitts and Gibson Grove Baptist Church will be in charge of the service.

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A benefit program for Arthur Watts is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, at 2 p.m. at the Reeves Chapel Church and an event afterward at the Tignall Gym and on the grounds. The event is sponsored by the Doris Merriweather family and friends.

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County Line Baptist Church will have its Vacation Bible School June 8-10 from 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday nights, and 9-11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. Supper will be served on Thursday and Friday from 6-6:30 p.m. and lunch on Saturday at 11 a.m. The theme this year is “Cow-a-bunga Farm: Growin’ With Our Faithful God.” For more information, contact Midge Walker at 706-274-3326.

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The City of Washington will host a community picnic this Friday, June 9, to show appreciation to “the hard-working staff of our beautiful city” and to debut the new playground at the Reese Booker Park.

Set for June 9 at the park, located at 103 Reese Booker Street in Washington, the picnic will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

There will be food available, plus fun playground activities, and a brief program.

Everyone is invited.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall in Tignall on Wednesday, June 14, at 7 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 online@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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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible school June 12-16, 6-8 p.m. each night, with the theme “The Faith Run – On Course With God.” There are classes for children and adults. Robin Booker is the director and Rev. Charles Belton is the pastor. The public is invited.

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Vacation Bible School will be held at the New Salem Baptist Church June 12-15 starting at 7:30 each night. Classes for all ages will be conducted with the theme, “Glow for Jesus.”

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The Danner Family will hold a reunion July 21-23 at the Third Shiloh Mission Center. For more information contact John and Cathy Jackson at 404-309-9240 or Annie Danner at 404-212-2161.

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Summer Camp for all ages will be held at the Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department, 22 Lexington Avenue in Washington, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, June 5-8 and 12-15. There is a $20 per week fee. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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Mt. Zion Baptist Church will celebrate the R.L. Crawford Male Choir first anniversary on Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m. with the Flint Hill Baptist Church choir as guests. The public is invited.

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New Sutton Temple Baptist Church will hold a Men’s Conference on Saturday, June 24, with breakfast beginning at 8:30 a.m. followed by the conference at 10 a.m.

White Rock Baptist Church will sponsor a showing of “a very special movie” entitled The War Room on Wednesday, June 7, at 6 p.m. at the Third Shiloh Rev. G. L. Avery Center. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. The public is invited.

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The Washington City Council will meet on Monday, June 12, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will precede the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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The City of Washington will host a community picnic from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, June 9, at Reese Booker Park. The event will serve to recognize the hard-working city staff members who installed new equipment for the playground.

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Trinity Baptist Church will host an old-fashioned prayer meeting on Saturday, July 8, at 3 p.m. The public is invited.

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There will be a coaches meeting for all past, present, and future coaches of the Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation Department Saturday, June 10, 9-10:30 a.m. at the Recreation Deptartment. W-W Coach Chad Alligood will be the speaker. Contact the W-WPRD to RSVP and for more details. Breakfast will be served.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, 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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Christ City of Prayer Church will celebrate its church anniversary on Sunday, June 11, at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Joyce Hendrix of St. John Church of Athens. The public is invited.

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Rocky Mount Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School June 26-30 at 5:30 p.m. each night with the theme “Super God! – ­Super Me! Super-Possibilty!” Classess will be held for all ages. Nicole Cooper is the director. The public is invited.

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New Saints CME Church will hold its last Safety Net Advisory Program meeting on Saturday, June 17, at 11 a.m. at Pizza Hut. All members are expected to attend for year-end rewards.

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Trinity Baptist Church will celebrate its Family and Friends Day on Sunday, July 2, at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

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Raytown United Methodist Church will close its doors on June 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. Former members, family, and friends are invited to attend this closing service.

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The Pole Branch Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School June 19-22 at 6-7:30 p.m. nightly.

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Springfield Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 5-9, 6-8 p.m. with the theme “Over The Moat: Drawbridge To The King.” Anyone interested in helping should contact Fredericka Jackson at 706-678-2005. The public is invited.

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