Saturday, February 16
• 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Boy Scout Troop 658 will hold a flapjack fundraiser at Applebee’s on Hwy 421 in Wilkesboro. Applebee’s will be serving up short stacks of pancakes for a tall cause. The Boy Scout Troop 658 in the Eastern Part of Wilkes County is raising funds to help send boys to camp and buy new camping equipment. To purchase tickets call Sam Burcham at 336-667-0110 or you can purchase tickets at the G & B energy locations at Hwy 16 in Millers Creek or N. Bridge St. in Elkin. (Walk–ins Welcome). Price is $7.00 per ticket. Come out and help support the Boy Scouts and enjoy a good breakfast.
Saturday, February 23
•7 a.m.-10 a.m.- Country Breakfast by Yadkin Christian Ministries at Courtney Baptist Church. $6.00 and donations (Take Outs) Sponsored by Courtney Church and Courtney Ruritan Club.
•9 a.m.-12 p.m.-Need financial aid for college? Get Free, personal aid specialist to submit your free application for federal student aid (FAFSA), regardless of which college you plan to attend. No appointment necessary. Yadkin Center of Surry Community College 4649 Hwy. 601, Yadkinville. Call (336)386-3328 for more information. Please have the following with you, 2012 tax return and W-2 forms, driver’s license and social security card, dependent students must have parent/guardian present. Unable to attend? The EOC offers free help everyday! Call (336)648-0652 for an appointment.
•The Yadkin County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) announces the availability of funding to support services for delinquent youth and those at risk of delinquency. For more information and a copy of the Request for Proposals, see www.yadkincountync.gov
•Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. 877-413-3073 or www.drugsno.com.
• 10:30 a.m.—Preschool storytime for ages 2-5 will be held at the Boonville Community Public Library every Thursday. This will consist of stories, songs, and crafts. For more information, call 367-7737. All of our libraries of the NWRL System has access of Ancestry.com for the year of 2012. Patrons can research the web through our libraries for the year. The Boonville Community Public Library is a branch of thirteen libraries of the Northwestern Regional Library System.
•6:30 p.m.-East Bend Happy Quilters Guild, Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at East Bend Senior Center. For more information call (336)699-3970.
•10 a.m.-The Yadkin River Quilters meet at the Yadkin Senior Center every Tuesday.
•If you are in need of clothing for your family members we would like to invite you to visit the Courtney Clothing Closet located in Building C of Courtney Baptist Church. The church is located at 3341 Courtney Church Road. The church is South of Yadkinville off Hwy 601 just pass the Yadkin Valley Telephone offices on Courtney Huntsville Road, then right onto Courtney Church Rd. The hours are Wednesdays 2-4p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information call the church at (336)463-2681
•We are searching for old photos of Lone Hickory July 4th celebration or other events held at Lone Hickory (ball tournaments, donkey ball game, etc.) If you have photos we can borrow, please call (336)463-2449 or 463-2439 as soon as possible. Photos will be scanned and returned to you.
•6:30 p.m.-Every Thursday of each week we hold a program called TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weight loss program. Each program has special tips and techniques to help benefit losing those unwanted pounds. Meeting at your local Boonville Community Public Library. Any Questions please call 336-367-7737
•8 a.m.-New Horizons Adults Day Services is taking donations for their thrift shop, 1917 Old Hwy 421 W. Yadkinville. For more information call 677-1385
•6 p.m.-Bingo every Tuesday at the Yadkin Moose Lodge. ATTENTION: Effectively immediately! Monthly distributions of USDA Commodity Foods will no longer be distributed at the Moose Lodge in Yadkinville. They will now be distributed on an on-going basis through “partner agencies” of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest N.C. Families needing food assistance will need to contact one of the following agencies: Divino Redentor Catholic Church, 209 Lon Ave. Boonville, 336-367-7067, Tri-County Christian Ministries, 440 W. Main St, Jonesville, 336-526-1089, Yadkin Christian Ministries, 121 W. Elm St. Yadkinville, 336-677-3080, Yadkin Christian Ministries, East Bend, 336-699-4544.
•In Home Aid Services, New Horizons Home Care, Inc. is pleased to announce that the in-home aide services in Yadkin County funded through the Home and Community Care Block Grant for older adults is now provided by our agency effective July 1, 2012. If you think you or someone you know could benefit from these services, of if you have any questions about these services, please contact our offices by calling 677-3843. We are very excited about this opportunity and look forward to serving the older adults in Yadkin County.
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