Current Public Service Announcements

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June

  • St. Paul United Church of Christ in Middleburg will hold Spring Revival Services June 19-21, 2019 at 7:00 pm nightly.
  • St. Andrews Christian Church  in Henderson will be holding a Women’s Conference June 21-22, 2019 “Walking in Victory”. Service begins Friday night at 7:00 pm and Saturday workshops from 8:00 am to 12 noon. Lunch will be served. All are welcome to attend.
  • The 4th Annual Bee Jubilee and Food Truck Rodeo will be held on Saturday June 22, 2019 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Granville Expo Center 4185 Hwy 15 in Oxford. Admission is free and you’ll find local arts and crafts, bee products and supplies, plants, farmers market, chicks and goats, food, fun kids activities, silent auction, demonstrations “Cooking with Honey” competition and honey tasting. Pollinator and bee presentations on the hour from 10 am – 3 pm.
  • Yard Sale at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 100 Hicksboro Rd. on Saturday June 22, 2019 from 8 am to 2 pm. There will be linens, baked goods, hot dogs and much more out in the new pavilion!
  • Emmanuel Community Church, located at 216 Chestnut St, will be celebrating Pastor Aide Day on Sunday June 23, 2019 at 11:00 am. There will be guest speakers and many gospel groups will perform. The public is invited to attend, for more info call 252-213-0011.
  • Youth Day will be observed on June 23, 2019 at 11:00 am and dinner served afterward at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Middleburg.
  • 2nd Anniversary Celebration will be held on June 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Greater New Life Minstries 86 Pokomoke Rd, Franklinton NC. Admission is Free, all are welcome to attend.

July

  • Independence Day Celebration will be held on Satterwhite Point Kerr Lake in Henderson on Saturday July 6, 2019. Come out for fireworks under the stars, Boho’s party place, Food vendors, T-shirts, Kid’s activities, Glow sticks and more! Fun for the entire family from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm. No alcohol allowed. Cost is $7.00 per car for the State Parks Gate Fee. For more info call 252-438-2222 or visit www.kerrlake-nc.com.
  • Free Diabetes Management Class will be held once a week for 6 weeks beginning July 16, 2019. Classes will be held weekly on Tuesdays with the exception of Monday August 5th. Class time is 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Warren County Cooperative Extension Office 158 Rafters Lane in Warrenton. To register contact Dominque Simon at 252-257-3640 or email [email protected]
  • The 11th Annual Clarksville Bluegrass Gospel Concert will be held on Saturday July 27, 2019 at 6:00 pm at House of Prayer 6793 Hwy 58 Buffalo Junction, VA, 1/2 mile from CVS-58 West. Concession on site beginning at 4:30 pm. Deeper Shade of Blue will play from 6 pm to 7 pm, The Churchmen from 7:05 pm to 8:05 pm and Larry Stephenson Band from 8:10 pm to 9:10 pm.  Advance tickets $12, Door $15, Children 12 and under free with adult. Advance tickets available at Ace Hardware-Clarksville, Clarksville Community Pharmacy – Clarksville, or by calling Rodney/Carole Barwick at 434-374-0143.

ON-GOING EVENTS:

  • Farmers and gardeners are reminded that from April 1st until the end of December, soil samples may be submitted for analysis to the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at no charge. Sample boxes, forms and instructions are available at the NC Cooperative Extension offices in Vance and Warren Counties and provide free delivery to the lab in Raleigh. For more information call 252-438-8188 or 252-257-3640.
  • As temperatures warm it is time for Spring cleaning! Consider donating your used goods to the Salvation Army Family store located at 218 Raleigh Rd. in Henderson right down the road from the Dollar Tree. Large items can be be picked up by calling 252-558-1050 and small items can be brought to the store. All items are sold at the store at a low price to fund the programs in Vance County that make a difference in people’s lives. Store hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday.
  • If someone you know or someone you suspect is a victim of domestic violence, please call FAMILIES LIVING VIOLENCE FREE 24/7 Crisis line English 919-693-5700 and 24/7 Crisis line Hispanic 919-690-0888. There is always someone there to listen, to help! Everything is confidential. Please…you could be saving a life….it could be your own.
  • On disability and looking to come back to work? NTI is the leader in helping individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans back into the workplace. We’ve already helped over 1,200 individuals within Vance County through our job services and, considering 1 in every 6 Americans has a disability, there are a lot more to help. If you are on SSI or SSDI and are looking to re-enter the workforce, learn more about the services we offer and register for our program at bit.ly/1450HelpsAmericansWithDisabilities. Our services are FREE to the public throughout America and we even offer free customer service training for those who qualify. If you have questions about what we offer, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/nticentral. and IM us. Maybe we can be the ones to help.
  • Do you need home repairs? Are you on a fixed income? Mission Legacy Inc. has partnered with contractors that provide low-cost repairs, based on income. For more information or to register for affordable home repairs call 252-204-0909 or email [email protected]
  • Granville Vance Public Health is offering Medication Assisted Treatment within Primary Care Clinic. Patients seen for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) will be treated with kindness and respect, no different from any other patient. This is a judgment-free zone. Most insurance is accepted for visits and medication. Lab testing will be billed through LabCorp for special low rates. For more information or to make an appointment call the Granville Co. Health Department at 919-693-2141 or the Vance Co. Health Department at 252-492-7915. We believe even one day off heroin or opioids is a successful start to a better quality of life.
  • It is important to stay safe when using your generator. The outdoor power equipment institute recommends reviewing your owner’s manual and following all manufacturer instructions. Make sure your generator is well ventilated. Place it outside and away from windows, doors and vents. Never use a generator inside your home or garage. Install a battery-operated carbon monoxide detector. For more safety tips go to opei.org.
  • Could you be the voice for a child in court? Train to become a volunteer with the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem program and advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in court. If you would like to find out more about being the voice for a child, visit www.volunteerforgal.org or call the Guardian ad Litem Office at 252-430-5121 or 919-497-4244.
  • The Vance County Animal Shelter is in need of Clorox to help clean the cages. Also in need of food for puppies, dogs, cats and kittens.
  • The Food Pantry at ACTS is very low, please consider donating some of the following items: peanut butter, jelly, canned meats, canned vegetables except green beans and corn, powdered milk, canned or dried beans, rice, instant mashed potatoes, boxed mac and cheese, pasta, boxed cereal, canned fruit, instant cup of soup noodles, applesauce cups, bottled water, juice boxes or pouches, pudding cups and evaporated milk. Consider asking your church or civic group to hold a Food Drive. Items may be brought to 305 South Chestnut St. in Henderson between 7:45 – 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • The Kindle Ministry at Clearview Church is in need of more volunteers for Gang-Free, Inc. Volunteers are needed on Mondays from 4-6:30 p.m. to help kids with their homework, play games, serve meals and spend time with the kids. Mondays are days that Kindle serves with Gang-Free, but volunteer positions are available every day of the week. For more information contact Cara Gill at 252-425-4280.
  • Help Seniors get hired! Are you 55 or older and looking for a job? NC NCBA-SCSEP supports over 300 part-time positions in 18 counties by providing hands-on workplace settings for seniors to develop new skills and talents and support community service activities. Must meet income guidelines, able to work 20 hours per week, participate in job search and earn minimum wage stipend. For more info call Beryle Lewis at 919-693-2686 or email [email protected]

Help Seniors Get Hired!

Are you age 55 or older or, know someone who is? Are you unemployed and looking for a job? Are you interested in paid on-the-job community service training!

NC NCBA-SCSEP supports over 300 part-time positions in 18 counties by providing hands-on workplace settings for seniors to develop new skills and talents and support community service activities. Participants enhance or refresh work experience through exposure to various jobs. Must meet income guidelines, able to work 20 hours per week, participate in assisted job search, earn minimum wage stipend.

Call Beryle Lewis
919693 2686
[email protected]