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- The Masonic Home for Children and the Central Children’s Home will have a Community Drive until March 24, 2021. For full list of wish list items for the Masonic Home visit: https://mhc-oxford.org/current-needs-2/?fbclid=IwAR0PRQSvCMrIf-MeMOaKIxpI1yPl_S0COfqzAdc1PVHUGQd91lJS32PuRVU. And for full list of Central Children’s Home visit: https://www.oxfordnc.org/Central%20Children’s%20Home%20Wish%20List.pdf. The dropbox is located at Oxford City Hall, 300 Williamsboro St. in Oxford. If you have any question contact Alyssa Blair at 919-603-1102.
- Vance County Schools Innovative School Applications will be available from February 1, 2021 through February 28, 2021. Beginning February 1, applications will be available on the district website or you may pick up an application at the district office. All completed applications will be due by February 28 and should be turned in at Vance County Schools District Office, located at 1724 Graham Avenue. Our Innovative Schools include EM Rollins STEAM Academy, Vance Virtual Village Academy, STEM Early High, Vance County Early College and Advance Academy. If you want to learn about these schools and how they may be a good fit for your child, join us for a virtual information session on February 4 at 6pm! Continue to receive the latest information and updates by visiting our social media sites or the VCS website at www.vcs.k12.nc.us.
- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Families Living Violence Free, in Honor of Black History Month, would like to recognize Shamecka McNeil, CEO and Executive Director of Slice 325. Shamecka founded Slice 325 to educate low-income people on the many creative ways to serve healthy meals using affordable ingredients. Shamecka believes that families are unique as plates and she is passionately committed to meeting the challenge, “one appetite at a time.”
- Families Living Violence Free wants you to know: If you turn and face the other way when someone is being bullied, you might as well be the bully too. “Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” If you “SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.” 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.
- 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.