For 144 years, the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford has helped children in need by providing a safe haven. MHCO is currently hiring House Parent Couples to help the children overcome difficult situations. If you are interested in making the world a better place one child at a time, please call 919-693-5111 or visit the website. Excellent benefits and pay available. MHCO is an EEO agency.
The Stem Ruritan Club will hod their annual Ham and Egg Supper on Friday Feb. 3rd from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM. The cost is $8.00 per plate, eat in or take out. The Stem Ruritan Club is located at 3595 Old Route 75 in Stem, the proceeds will benefit the Scott Jackson Scholarship Fund.
Bearpond Volunteer Fire Department will have a Brunswick Stew Sale on Saturday Feb. 4th from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM unless sold out early. The cost is $7.00 per quart. Stop by the fire department at 325 Bearpond Rd. in Henderson. For more information and advance orders call 252-438-3924 or 252-226-6734.
Henderson Family YMCA and Golden Corral of Henderson invite you to Daddy Daughter Dinner and Dance on February 4th. Dinner will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM at Golden Corral and the dance at the YMCA from 7:00-9:00 PM. Cost is $10 for daddy and daughter and $5 each additional girl. Tickets and information call the YMCA at 252-438-2144
A gospel singing will be held on Feb. 4th at 6:00 PM at Joy in the Lord Baptist Church 1238 Debnam Ave in Henderson. The featured group will be “The Backyard Bluegrass Boys”. All are welcome to attend.
New Beginning Ministries Inc. and the Ambassadors of Jesus Christ Association of 8139 NC Hwy 39 in Henderson will host their 17th Anniversary Revival beginning Monday Feb 6th through Friday Feb 10th at 7:00 PM nightly. For additional information call 252-492-2412.
MacCallum More Museum and Gardens is presenting a special art exhibit from Feb. 6th until March 5th of the PhoArt of R.F. Timberlake. In addition to some 30 scenes from the mountains to the sea, Timberlake will unveil a brand new collection, Meanders in Mecklenburg. There is a nominal admission fee with free admission on Sunday March 5th during the “meet the artist” reception at the MMMG 603 Hudgins St. in Chase City VA. Visit Mon-Sat 10AM – 5PM and Sunday 1-5PM.
Vance County Early College High School will have an informal session on Feb. 7th at 6:30 PM at VGCC Civic Center. If you have questions contact Debbie or Tannis at 252-738-3580.
The Granville County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Stew Sale, Relay for Life Fundraiser on Friday February 10th from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. Pickup location will be the Granville County Sheriff’s office parking lot on Watkins St. in Oxford and the Sheriff’s Satelite office 1546 South Campus Dr. NC 56 by VGCC in Creedmoor. Cost is $7.00 per quart and for pre-orders 919-693-3213 or 919-528-9489.
New Horizons Baptist Church will hold a Stew Sale at the Granville County Shrine Club on Roxboro Rd. on Saturday Feb. 11th. The cost is $7.00 per quart.
There will be a Valentine’s Dinner at Davis Chapel MBC 742 N. Chestnut St. on Feb. 11th at 6:00 PM. Join us for food, prizes, games and a comedy show. Tickets are $25 per couple and $15 per single. For more information or to purchase tickets call 252-438-0940 or 252-204-9334.
The Kerr Tar Rotary Club is holding a Rotary Has Heart Food Drive on Wednesday Feb. 15th to benefit ACIM. Food and cash donations may be dropped off at ACIM at 634 Roxboro Rd. in Oxford between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM or 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM. Donations are also welcome in checks made payable to ACIM and mailed to Kerr Tar Rotary PO Box 1053, Oxford NC 27565. For more information visit Kerr Tar Rotary on Facebook.
Granville Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo Family Day of Fun will be held on March 18th. Join in the 10k, one mile family walk, kids dash, or the 5k fun run. Admission to the food truck rodeo is free. On site registration will start at 2:30 PM inside Stovall’s Gifts 100 Main St. in Oxford. For more information or to pre-register go online: ghs5k.org.
February is Teen Dating Awareness Month. Only 33% of teens who are in violent relationships ever told anyone about the abuse. 81% of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue or admit they don’t know if it’s an issue. If you or you suspect someone you know is a victim of teen dating violence, contact Families Living Violence Free anytime day or night at 919-693-5700. Remember, YOU could be saving a life!
Vance County Schools are currently accepting pre-kindergarten applications and kindergarten registration at all elementary schools for the 2017-2018 school year. To apply for pre-kindergarten children must be 4 years old on or before August 31st. To register for kindergarten, children should be 5 years old on or before August 31st. Parents are urged to go to the elementary school in the area where they live now to register their children for the upcoming school year.
Mother Goose Story Time will be held on Thursdays at 11:00 AM for ages 2-5 years old at Perry Memorial Library 205 Breckenridge St. in Henderson. For more info visit www.perrylibrary.org.
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