Public Service Announcements
Please submit your information on the form below. So we may better serve you, please be as detailed as possible, and submit your information as far in advance as possible. In most cases, your announcement will be listed on this page as well as read over the air.
Current Public Service Announcements
• Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
• Or call 492-3001
Make plans to be at Aycock Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 16th from 10am until 1pm for the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. The walk will honor victims and survivors of domestic violence in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This event is sponsored by Infinite Possibilities Inc. in conjunction with the City of Henderson, Eastside Barbershop & Salon and Trinity Source, LLC. For more -information contact Bretayna Simmons at 252-257-1044 or Erin Carter at email@example.com.
Maria Parham Health has all the treats and no tricks on Friday, Oct. 29th from 4 until 6pm in the back parking lot of the hospital at 566 Ruin Creek Road in Henderson. This is a COVID safe drive through even and it’s free and open to the public. The Drive through Trunk of Treat event will allow all the little ghosts and goblins to remain inside their cars while the friendly witches and mummies of Maria Parham Health distribute treats right through car windows. Come to the main entrance of Maria Parham Health and follow the signs.
Gang Free Inc., Smart Start, The City of Henderson, the North Carolina Arts Council, The Vance Co. Arts Council, Partners in Health and the Hub Zone Tech Initiative are proud to present the Hispanic Heritage Festival on Friday, Oct. 15th from 5 until 8pm at 200 Breckenridge St. in Downtown Henderson. Great food and entertainment will be on hand as well as Vaccination Education.
This is a free series, but registration is required. Sign up for all sessions, or choose specific topics of interest. For more information and to register, visit http://go.ncsu.edu/mgchat. Details are also available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (252-438-8188 or 252-257-3640).
Think Community, the Third Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event, hosted by Sheriff Curtis R. Brame, the Vance Co. Sheriff’s Office and Dr. Abidan Shah, pastor of Clearview Church, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23rd at 3pm at Clearview Church, 3485 US Highway 158 in Henderson. Keynote speaker will be Chief Estella Patterson of the Raleigh Police Department. Special guest community choir will be Roy Burroughs & Work in Progress. Refreshments will be provided by Clearview Church. For more information contact Debbie K. Scott, Gang Resource Officer/Domestic Violence, with the Vance Co. Sheriff’s Office at 252-738-2235 or by email at email@example.com.
Granville-Vance Public Health is sponsoring a Pfizer Booster Vaccine Clinic on Friday October 15th from 10am to 3pm at the Vance Granville Community College Civic Center, 200 Community College Road in Henderson. No appointment is required. Covid 19 vaccine boosters are now authorized and available for eligible who had the Pfizer vaccine initially. You can get a booster if it has been at least 6 months since your second Pfizer shot, and one of the following is true:
You are 65 or older
You are 18 and older and:
- You live or work in a nursing home or other long term care residential facility
- You have a medical condition that puts you at high risk for severe illness such as obesity, asthma, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
- You work in a high risk profession, meaning you are coming into contact with a lot of people and you don’t know their vaccination status, for example, health care workers, first responders, teachers, food processing workers, retail and restaurant workers and public transportation workers
- You live or work in a place where many people live together, for example, homeless shelters, correctional facilities, migrant farm housing, dormitories or other group living settings in colleges or universities.
If you plan on getting your booster shot, you will need to bring your Covid 19 vaccination card and an insurance card, if you have it but the insurance card is not required.
The Corbitt Preservation Association presents the 19th Annual Corbitt Truck Show and Reunion on October 16th from 8am until 4pm on Garnett St. near the fire station in downtown Henderson. The Corbitt Company built buggies and automobiles here in Henderson, and this is your chance to see these legendary vehicles up close. For more information call 252-767-2247 or 252-432-6476 or visit www.corbitttrucks.com.
A Luminaria Ceremony will be held by Vance County Relay for Life on Oct. 23rd from 8 to 9 pm on Garnett St. in Downtown Henderson. To purchase a Luminaria Bag visit www.relayforlife.org/vancenc or contact Christy’s Nail Studio at 252-438-3601, Carolyn Williams at 252-431-4061 or Jeanette Brummitt at 252-226-6085. This special luminaria ceremony is an opportunity to remember those who have been lost and honor those that have fought their battle and won and support those that are currently battling cancer. WIZS will broadcast the Luminaria Ceremony live on Oct. 23rd. Please join us for this special event.
The Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department in conjunction with the American Red Cross Certification will be having a lifeguarding class. You will acquire the following skills: First Aid, CPR and AED for the Professional Rescuer and how to respond in an emergency. For more information, please contact Lauren Newlin at 252.438.3160 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
American Legion Post 60 will hold a chicken plate sale on Oct. 22nd from 12 noon until 2pm at the American Legion building on the corner of Spring and Garnett Streets in Downtown Henderson. Plates are take out only. Proceeds benefit Veterans of Vance County. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from any Post 60 member or Andy Roberson, Commander. For more information call 252-432-2432.
Are you Home Schooling your children this year? Many are doing so, and it’s a great choice. Raleigh Road Baptist Church would like to help you by offering a number of tuition free courses running Monday/Wednesday/Friday, or Tuesday/Thursday. All Courses being offered will be taught from a Christian perspective by experienced educators and professionals. Current courses being offered for Middle School and High School students are: U.S. History, World History, Old & New Testament History and Literature, Introduction to New Testament Greek Language, Comparative Religions, Christian Apologetics, and more. Courses for Grade School Students include Reading Boot Camp. Sports skills camps will also be offered for Physical Education classes. For more information, leave contact information and age of students at 252-492-4911 attention Dr. Bruce Forrest. Every child benefits from a Christian education!