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- Aycock Recreation Center hours the week of January 25, 2021: Monday 8am to 12 noon, 1pm to 3:30 pm and 6pm to 8pm; Tuesday 8am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3pm; Wednesday 8am to 12 noon, 1pm to 3:30 pm and 6pm to 8pm; Thursday 8am to 12noon, 1pm to 3:30pm and 6pm to 8pm; Friday 8am to 12 noon, 1pm to 5pm and 6pm to 8pm; and Saturday 9am to 12 noon and 1pm to 4pm.
- Aycock Recreation Pool Open Swim Hours the week of January 25, 2021. Monday and Wednesday from 1:00-3:30 PM; Tuesday and Thursday from 8am-11:30am and 1pm to 3pm; Friday 6pm to 7:30pm and Saturday 9am to 11:30 am and 1pm to 3:30pm.
- Teen Court Club Volunteers-Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department’s Youth Services Unit is looking for adult volunteers and youth volunteers ages 14-18 for Teen Court Club. Teen Court Club is a group of youth volunteers that are trained under adult supervision to perform several duties during the Teen Court process. Youth volunteers serve as Defense Attorneys, Prosecutors, Bailiffs, Clerks and Jury Members. Adult volunteer roles include Jury Facilitator, Court Room Monitor, Attorney Coach, Teen Court Trainer or Guest Speaker. For more information, please contact Jaleel Johnson at 252.431.6099 (email@example.com).
- Families Living Violence Free wants you to know: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. 1 in 10 high school students has been purposefully hit, slapped or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend. Families Living Violence Free is here to help! Call our 24/7 Crisis Line to speak with a trained advocate 919-693-5700; Español 919-690-0888.
- Area Congregations In Ministry (ACIM) is in need of any non-perishable goods, especially canned goods. For more information, visit www.acimgranville.org or call (919) 690-0961.
- The Henderson/Vance Emergency Men’s Shelter is open. The shelter can only house six men at a time, so stays are limited to 14 days (they can return after a week IF there is room). Unfortunately, volunteers will not be used inside the shelter this year, but meals and donations are still needed. This year, meals must be delivered in take-out boxes so that the food is free from contamination. Eight meals will be needed each night (six men plus supervisors). Please avoid sending pork products. If you bring beverages, they will need to be in individual bottles. If you want to use a local restaurant, please be sure the food is in individual servings (not a pizza in a large box). The shelter is located in the basement of First Presbyterian Church in Henderson below the Fellowship Hall. Follow men’s shelter signs from the corner of Chestnut Street and Church Street – park in the alley and someone will come out to your car to get the meals. If you need help signing up or if you have additional questions, please call Jane King at (252) 432-9494. Check the current list of needed donations at www.cp-hope.org/donate.
- ACTS of Henderson is currently in need of the following items for its food pantry: Boxed macaroni and cheese; Brown sugar; Ketchup; Boxes of pasta; Canned fruit (any kind); Cream of mushroom soup; Cream of chicken soup; Cans/cartons of beef/chicken broth; Beef/chicken bouillon cubes; White sugar; Canned baked beans; Paper towels; Toilet paper; Prepared salad dressing; Awesome’ brand cleaner (from Dollar Tree or Roses); Standard size clean, dry grocery bags; Wrapped, unused silverware packages. Items may be dropped off at the ACTS location at 201 South Williams Street in Henderson any weekday between 8:30 AM and 3 PM. If you need to drop off at a time other than this, please call ACTS at (252) 492–8231 to make arrangements.
- Perry Memorial Library will offer curbside pickup only until further notice. Curbside pick up of holds is available Monday – Friday from 10 AM until 6 PM. Visit library.perrylibrary.org or call (252) 438-3316 to place holds. Books can be returned at the outside book drop.