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Morehead High Army JROTC “Corps of Cadets” return from captial Forty-one "Panther Pride" Morehead High School Army JROTC cadets, 4 parent chaperons and 2 instructors closed on our Nation's Capital, Washington, DC during Spring Break and took it by storm. The Corps of Cadets recently returned from the school’s second “Love For Our Country” Citizenship Visit to Washington, D.C., where they spent three days touring a long list of landmarks in our nation’s capital. The visit itself was designed to prepare them for the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of being American citizens. Morehead Senior Army JROTC Instructor First Sergeant (R) David Bray said the JROTC program introduces the values and principles that underlie good citizenship, such as the importance of
the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights; responsibilities of U.S. citizens; basic national values; the U.S. federal justice system and service to the community. The visit included a night tour of Washington, D.C., as well as tours of the U.S. Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The cadets also visited the Holocaust Museum, the White House, the Lincoln, Jefferson, Martin Luther King, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam Veterans memorials, the Washington Monument, as well as the Smithsonian Museum, American History Museum and the Air and Space Museum. On the final day, the group JROTC... continued to Page
American Legion Post 254 is proud to sponsor the Vietnam Traveling Wall coming to Freedom Park in Eden. The Wall will arrive in Eden on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 shortly after 2 p.m. Members of the Patriot Guard, American Legion Riders, and several other groups; along with law enforcement, will lead the Wall escort from Lowe's in Reidsville up Highway 14 North into Eden. The escort will travel to Stadium Drive and turn right down Stadium Drive to Edgewood Road turning left arriving at Freedom Park. The Eden Fire Department will display a large American flag from their ladder truck along the route. We are asking veterans and residents from Eden, Rockingham County, and surrounding areas; along with local businesses to show their support by standing along the parade route. The Wall will be assembled on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Freedom Park which will require 5 to 8 hours. The Vietnam Wall Veteran’s Wall... continued to Page 4
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I am Angela Hampton and I Community Resource Center is am running for City Council responsible for 366 jobs for our Ward 3 in the citizens and over 2,000 401-A W. Decatur St., November, 2013 people have taken coursMadison NC 27025 election. My huses through Rockingham band Jackie and I Community College. have 2 sons, 1 grandI believe the City of ext. 225 daughter and 1 Eden should continue Goddaughter. I have supporting a partnership Certified Nurses Assistants been a lifelong resiwith Pittsylvania County Companion Services • Respite Care dent of Eden and I and Danville in the Medicaid/ CAP-C/CAP-DA Provider want to be a person development of the Mega who looks for soluPark on Berry Hill Road. Hampton Services Available include but not limited to: tions and takes an The potential for thou• Companionship active approach in sands of jobs can’t be • Light Housekeeping making the City of Eden better. ignored, and we have to provide a The problem that faces the vision to think several years • Meal Preparation/Clean Up City of Eden extends throughout down the road. When completed, • Medication Reminders Rockingham County, most this park is projected to be the 5th • Laundry/Changing Linens importantly, the need for jobs in largest industrial park on the east • Essential Errands: Store, pharmacy, etc. our community to reduce our cur- coast. • Transportation/Client’s Car: rent 11.2% unemployment rate. Economic development is • Doctor Visits I support projects like the the key to our people and our • Beauty Parlor/Barber Shop Community Resource Center. city. I will continually support • Grocery Store That idea has proved to be the bringing industry to our city as • Social Events/Outings kind of vision that addresses the well as expansion within our • Additional Misc Services as needed need for helping our citizens existing industries. Small busidevelop the skills necessary to ness also continues to be an inteProviding C.N.A., Companionship, Medication Reminders and qualify for skilled jobs. In 1950, gral part of providing jobs. I am essential care to you and your loved ones. We hire caregivers from 60% of the jobs were unskilled pro business and want to do you local community that are personal referrals to our agency. labor, but today only 8% of jobs everything possible to make Neighbors helping neighbors. Offices are utilized in each county require unskilled workers. I par- Eden a preferred destination for for training, orientation and client convenience. ticipate in the Community any business or industry to Resource Center and have found locate. Rockingham County • Stokes County that many of our citizens are Years ago I helped lead a Caswell County • Alamance County helped with education as well as group of our neighborhood citiGuilford County • Forsyth County given assistance in finding jobs. zens in ridding major illicit probHow can you argue with results? lems on Irving Ave. We worked communitychristianbu.wix.co As a recent article in the with the police, planning departGreensboro News & Record stat- ment and our concerned neighed that the bors to get rid of that terrible problem and the project was successful. I am willing to do anything possible to make our city a great place to work and live. A recent study showed that our city has $93 million of infrastructure problems. I support the continued emphasis on improvJust a few apartments left at ing our water and sewer system. Harris Pointe Unfortunately, we have been put under a Consent Order from the Eden NC Premiere Senior 55 + State of NC and now our city has Apartment Community been cited by the national EPA for the same problems that may Located next to Meadows Green golf course cost as much as $20 million. These problems can’t be ignored Thank you for your fantastic response! If you want to be a part of Eden’s preand must be addressed. mier luxury apartments for Seniors 55 and older Call today and I’ll tell you I would appreciate your vote about our fantastic Move in Specials. Our great amenities include: in the November election. I will work hard and be a true represenLaundry Facilities on each Range Secured Access tative of the people of Eden. I Floor Refrigerator Walking Trail have always loved this city, and I want to be a part of making it a Community Room with Kitchen TV Room Dishwasher great place to work and play! Ceiling Fans in Living Room Disposal Garden Plots The negative approach will Ceiling Fans in Bedrooms Large Closets Cable Ready never move our city forward. I Sitting Areas all Floors Exercise Room Beauty Salon am a positive person who forms Medical Exam Room Reading Room Reading Room partnerships and works for solutions. Computer Center Reasonable Rent “CHANGE YOUR THOUGHTS AND YOU CHANGE THE WORLD”. VOTE ANGELA HAMPTON!!!
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American Red Cross May Blood Drive Schedule Wed. 5/1/13 - Reidsville Family YMCA - 504 S. Main St., Reidsville Chapter - 349-3434 2PM-6:30PM Thurs. 5/2/13 - Eden YMCA - 301 S. Kennedy St., Eden Chapter - 349-3434 2PM-6:30PM Fri. 5/3/13 - NC Dept. of Transportation - 191 NC Hwy 65, Wentworth - Rhonda or Brenda 634-5642 - 10AM-2:30PM Thurs. 5/9/13 - Bethany Civic Center - 5876 NC Hwy 65, Reidsville - Evelyn 951-3238 3PM-7:30PM Thurs. 5/9/13 - Ellisboro Baptist Church - 1595 Ellisboro Rd., Madison - Lucille Self 5481921 - 2:30PM-7PM Thurs. 5/9/13 - Reidsville Christian Church - 2020 S. Park Dr., Reidsville - Chad Bailey 349-6616 x-203 - 2:30PM6:30PM
Fri. 5/10/13 - American Red Cross - 3692 NC Hwy 14, Reidsville Chapter - 349-3434 10AM-2:30PM Mon. 5/13/13 - Vera Holland Center - 203 E. Main St., Stoneville - Peggy Jaques 5294920 - 2PM-6:30PM Tues. 5/14/13 - Fairview Baptist Church - 2531 Flat Rock Rd., Reidsville - Sydney 5094577 - 3PM-7:30PM Tues. 5/28/13 - M & M Rec Center - 300 S. 2nd Ave., Mayodan - Peggy Jaques 5294920 - 11:30AM-4PM Thurs. 5/30/13 - New Vision School - 705 NW Ayersville, Madison - Natalie Moore 5804141 - 1:30PM-6PM The above schedule is subject to change. Appointments are recommended. Please call the American Red Cross at 349-3434 if you have any questions. There
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15th Annual Dot Wilson Memorial Golf Tourney On May 22nd, the Dot Wilson Memorial Golf Tournament will return to Lynrock Golf & Swim Club in
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This is a “Captain’s Choice” tournament with first, second and third place teams awarded. Prizes will also be given away for closest to pin on all five par 3’s. Practice will be from 11:30 to noon, a barbecue lunch will be served from noon to 1pm. Prize drawing will be held at 12:30 and the shotgun start will be at 1pm. Teams will be posted at the scorer’s tent. Sponsorships are still available for golfers, platinum ($500), Gold ($250) and Tee ($100). If you are interested in participating or for more information, call Lynrock at 336-623-6110 or The Salvation Army at 336-627-4177. Checks should be made payable
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Continued from Page 1 will be available for viewing beginning Friday, May 31, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.; Saturday, June 1st; and Sunday, June 2nd. You can view the Wall 24 hours a day for these three days. There will be a short opening ceremony on Friday, May 31st beginning at 12 noon and a closing ceremony on Sunday, June 2nd at 5 p.m. The area inside the flag line at the Wall is Hallowed Ground and will be treated as such which means there will be No Smoking, No Drinking, No Food, No Cell Phones, and No Pets allowed within this area. Volunteers will be available at the locator tent to assist in finding names on the Wall. Rubbings of the names are permitted, and paper/pencils will be supplied. Memorabilia may be left at the base of panel where a loved one's name is inscribed. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation to support the Post with this project, a check may be sent to: American Legion Post 254, PO Box 852, Eden, NC 27288-0852.
LOCAL FAREWELLS... Loved ones who have recently passed away.
COUNTY WIDE OBITUARIES Ruth “Granny” Holcomb Allen, 89 - Reidsville Theola M. Allen, 90 - Eden Jodi Adams, 45 - Reidsville Deborah “Debby” Hamlett Bailey, 60 - Reidsville Iris J. Bordelon, 76 - Eden Dorothy Thomas Bowers, 83 - Eden Ashley Nicole Bowman, 23 - Eden James William Brim, 75 - Madison Robert Lee “Bobby” Brown, 62 - Reidsville Myrtle Frye Cofer, 87 Doris Elizabeth Curry Doris Mildred Creasy, 77 - Eden Angela Dawn Meadows Compton, 46 - Eden Ruby E. Clark, 88 - Madison Kelly Rex Cochran, Jr., 69 - Reidsville Sandra Hazelwood Craig, 48 Edward Burke “Eddie” Collins, 57 - Madison Carl Edward Chambers, 89 - Reidsville Walter Dixon, 73 Clara Byrd Draughn, 83 - Eden Gertrude “Trudy” Bunker DuBois, 89 Linda A. Delano William Bradley Doss, 28 Floyd Vance Duncan, 78 Benny Hughes East Jr. 48 - Mayodan Claude Bryant French, 87 - Reidsville Mary Eunice Dishmon French - Ruffin Otis Leon Freeman, 79 - Eden Patricia A. Gibson, 62 Georgia “Shug” Woodall Gover, 93 - Eden Monroe Stephen "Pete" Gwynn, 78 Evalyna M. Graves, 63 Everett Jackson “John” Hodges, 91- Eden Estella (Stella) Juanita Burns Hornaday, 47 - Reidsville Betty Land Heise, 66 - Stoneville Eugene “Gene” Wallace Hundley, 89 - Reidsville Willie R. Hairston, 79 Rebecca Lee Hairston, 79 Claude Willie Johnson Sr., 87 Robert Verle “Bob” Jones, 90 - Reidsville William Frank King, 49 - Stoneville Marvin Reid Kendrick, Jr., 64 - Reidsville Bryant Delanor Lemons, 72 - Reidsville Jack “Jackie” Anderson Lawson, Sr., 66 - Madison Ernest Lee “Ernie” Lewis, 41 - Mayodan Bobby Odell Lawson, 69 - Madison Johnny Ray Landreth, 57 Earl Francis Locke, III Billy Ray McBride, 75 - Madison Victor “Vic” Ray Martin, 54 - Reidsville Walter Mitchell, 75 - Stoneville Helen M. Malloy, 70 - Stoneville Katherine Lucille Sapp Mercer, 59 - Eden Vivian Jones Minter, 94 - Eden Doris Edwards O'Dell, 80 Roger J. Pierce - Eden Selma Lou Meeks Price, 59 - Eden Natherean W. Perry, 88 - Reidsville Thomas Owen Phillips Ann Crowder Pastore, 80 - Madison Wilmer Atkins Rumbley, 96 - Eden Robert Herrion Rhodes, 88 - Eden Mary Sue Fulp Rakes, 64 - Stoneville Virginia Katherine Smith Raines, 76 James Herbert Robertson, Jr., 89 - Madison John Everett Robinson, 49 Daryl Eugene Rice, 59 - Reidsville Carolyn Gauldin Rice, 55 Helen Walker Rumley, 90 - Reidsville Chase Martin Stone, 29 Donna Kaye Purgason Shelton, 66 - Madison Terri Lunsford Stultz, 48 - Reidsville Milton Tugge Spencer, 80 Billy Dean Sizemore, 73 - Madison Mamie Strader Stone, 102 - Reidsville Beatrice Burge Simpson, 82 Sibyl Mary Carter Sutliff, 93 - Eden Pauline Griffin Stephens, 89 - Eden Mildred Neal Saunders, 73 - Eden Janet Marion Munise Stone, 65 - Madison Glenda Cooke Tate, 66 - Eden Ben Dewey Taylor, 87 Orene Hennis Taylor, 95 - Mayodan Samuel E. Willis, 72 - Reidsville H. Wade Wilson, 73 Leon "Buck" Jackson Wise, 93 - Eden Roy Lee Williams, 72 Marjorie Turner “Margie” Webster, 93 - Madison Beulah Yarbrough, 90 - Rockingham County Barbara Ann Martin Williams, 68 - Eden Bobby Ray Yates, 70 - Madison
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traveled to the National Zoo and the National Cathedral. 1SG (R) Bray said, this visit is a “thank you!” for the thousands of community and support hours these cadets have volunteered over the past three years. The trip would not be possible without the support of so many people at Morehead and in the community who sponsored portions of the visit or gave our program the opportunity to raise funds at community events. Morehead Army JROTC Instructor First Sergeant (Ret) Chet Chrapliwy sums up the trip: “I can’t tell you how wonderful it was for our kids. They were a great reflection of our school and community and I am proud to have shared this experience with them.”
Commerce Board of Directors. A $250 Cash Grand Prize and Sheetz, Wal-Mart and Food Lion gift cards comprise some of the consumer prizes at this year’s event. There will also be vendor door prizes offered throughout the day. There will be up to 63 vendors participating in this year’s show. Jean Ann Wood, President of the Eden Chamber of Commerce, welcomes the positive changes of the 2013 event. “We want to make it easier for consumers to attend this Expo and both the location and time change accomplish that,” Wood stated. On Thursday May 2nd, Admission is two cans of food for local food pantry or a contribution to the Rockingham County Partnership for Children for their Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library project for children ages birth to five. This year’s sponsors include: Presenting News & Record WGSR TV 47 Platinum Millercoors Home Savings Bank Gold Morehead Memorial Hospital Ameristaff Bunnie’s Flowers Eden’s Own Journal Eden Drug Debbie’s Staffing Roger Ward Insurance Woodforest Bank “We appreciate all of the sponsors who make the Expo possible,” stated Wood. “Without them, we could not have such a great event.” Miss Honeycutt is from Garner, North Carolina and was named Miss North Carolina 2012. A Vocal Performance major at East Carolina University, Honeycutt received the Miss North Carolina Overall Talent award as well as a Talent Preliminary award at the Miss North Carolina 2012 competition. A graduate of William G. Enloe High School, Honeycutt was the first student to ever receive Wake County Phi Beta Kappa Writing awards two years in row. She has made the East Carolina University Dean's List every semester, and received a 2011 ECU Excels award. She is a member of Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Societies. Honeycutt serves her school as an East Carolina University Ambassador and promoting volunteerism through her platform, the Domino Effect. Honeycutt represented KinstonLenoir County as a local titleholder and now serves as the 75th Miss North Carolina. For more information on the 2013 Expo, contact the Eden Chamber of Commerce office at 336-623-3336 or visit the Chamber Facebook page. We hope everyone will come out to join us.v
Honoring WWII Veterans Freedom is not Free There is so little we can do to thank those who served for their sacrifice and risks, but as a token of their appreciation some will be honoring veterans from WWII with a popular event in Eden. The Eden Evening Lion’s Club will host this veteran’s dinner in remembrance of those past and in honor of those still with us. This moving event begins at 5pm, May 27th at the MoreheadFair House located at 420 Boone Road, Eden. The Patriot Riders, Eden City Police and Sheriff’s Department will escort veterans and their spouses. Some veterans will arrive on limousines provided by Fair and Wilkerson Funeral homes. There will be special displaying of the flag, presentation of colors by the Rockingham County Veterans’ Honor Guard, as well as music from the 208th Concord Army Band. Local restaurants were eager to donate the food for the event. Are you or someone you know a veteran who needs a ride to the event? Call 336-627-8851 and they will arrange for you to picked up. •
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The county will mark Memorial Day with a service in Wentworth at Veteran’s Park honoring all veterans from the county. Paying tribute to the men and women of America’s military, there will be a service, playing of taps and speakers from throughout the county government. The reading of the names of the county veterans who passed away since last years event will take place, as well as a placing of a wreath to honor the fallen veterans.
Continued From Page 4 to The Salvation Army and mailed or taken to Lynrock Golf Club, 636 Valley Drive, Eden, NC 27288 or to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 769, Eden, NC 27288.
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O ngoing E vents To Your Health MOREHEAD MEM. HOSPITAL Preregistration is required for ALL classes unless instructed otherwise. Morehead Hospital, of Eden offers many community Education Classes, most totally free of charge to anyone. Call the following numbers for details about the listed classes...
• CHRONIC DISEASE MANG. PROGRAMS Call 336-627-0409, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., to register for the following: - Cardiac Rehab & Maintenance Morehead Hosp. Diabetes Ed. Classroom. - Diabetes Management Program Morehead Hosp.Diabetes Ed. Classroom - Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Morehead Hosp. Diabetes Ed. Classroom. LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN? 12:00 noon, Thursday, May 2 Morehead Hosp. Downstairs Classroom Approximately 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Dr. David O’Toole is a pain management specialist. Join Dr. O’Toole as he discusses the details of pain management and what types of treatment options are available. This presentation is free and open to the public. To register call 336-627-8510. ARE CATARACTS CLOUDING YOUR VIEW? 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 28 Morehead Hosp. Downstairs Classroom A cataract is a clouding of the lens in your eye which affects your vision. By age 80, over half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Join ophthalmologist Dr. Mike Haines as he discusses cataracts in detail including the most recent treatment options available. Free and open to the public. Free lunch will be provided to those who register by Monday, May 27. To register call 336-627-8510. LIVING WILLS 2:00 p.m-OR- 6:00 p.m., Tues., May 28 Morehead Hosp. Main Conference Room Learn about Advance Healthcare Directives and prepare your Health Care Power of Attorney and Advance Directive for a Natural Death (“Living Will”) documents. Assistance provided. A notary and witnesses are present. FREE community service. REG. IS REQUIRED - preferably at least one week in advance. Call Marcia McQueen to register: 336-623-9711, Ext. 2482. If you get voice mail, leave your mailing address and session for which you wish to register. The Community Advance Directive for the NC Piedmont Triad: An Easy-to-Use Legal Form for all Adults is utilized and will be sent to you when you register so you can begin reading and thinking about your wishes. HOUSE CALLS - RADIO SHOW 1490 WLOE AM • WMYN AM 11:30 a.m., 2nd & 4th Wednesday • ANNIE PENN HOSPITAL Annie Penn Hospital of Reidsville, offers many community Education Classes, most totally free of charge. MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS - Look Good…Feel Better – Annie Penn Hosp. Female cancer patients are invited to a FREE beauty makeover. Each female cancer patient receives a FREE makeup kit worth $200. Classes 1st Wed. of each month. To reg. 9514584. – Total Joint Education Class 2nd Thurs. of each month. Info and demonstrations to patients considering, total knee or total hip replacements. Call 951-4357. – Alzheimer’s Support Group 2nd Mon. of month:1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in South Day Room of the Penn Nursing Center. For family, friends, and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s. Call 9514674. – Free Diabetes Classes Tues. at 10:00 a.m. and Thurs at 6:30 p.m in Dining Room A on Annie Penn Hospital’s Ground Floor. Each class covers: Portions, labels, carbohydrate sources, carbohydrate counting, and weight management. No appt. necessary. Jennifer Kayan, RD, LDN at 951-4673. • RED CROSS BLOODMOBILES Appointments are strongly recommended for donors to get in and out faster. Call for the nearest bloodmobile 349-3434
DIABETIC EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR EVERYDAY LIVING Eden Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 3rd Thurs. of every month, 3 pm. No res. necessary, FREE to the public! Pete Crouch, owner of Eden Drug, speaks on different topics monthly. Call if you have questions: 627-4854. WEEKLY WELLNESS HOUR Every Wednesday at 7pm. FREE to Public! Door Prizes! Learn about health and prosperity. 594 Pierce St, Eden, NC (next to library) 627-4325 ≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈
Youth Concerns TEEN PARENT SUPPORT GROUP Held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at Leaksville UMC. For information, contact Ashley May at 623-6002. FRIENDSHIP MINISTRY Osborne Baptist Church Children’s Worship Area. A ministry for children and adults with developmental disabilities. 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month 6-7:30pm. Registration Required call Kevin Bedard. 336-623-6064 firstname.lastname@example.org SPECIAL POPULATION DANCE The Arc Of Rockingham County sponsors a special population dance monthly (the 2nd Thurs. of month RCC, Whitcomb Student Center. 6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Refreshments. 336-627-7565 THE ARC OF ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, INC. will meet on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. at Rouse's Group Home, 5949 NC 135, Stoneville, NC. For more information call 336-6277565. The public is invited to attend. The Arc of Rockingham County, Inc. works with and for people with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. SPECIAL YOUNG ADULTS 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, May 6 & 20 Morehead Hosp.l Downstairs Classroom A night for adults ages 18-45 with mild or moderate developmental disabilities to meet new friends, play games, make crafts, enjoy snacks and participate in other activities. If you know individuals who would like to attend, please let them know about our group. For more information, call Brenda Moore at 336-6231077 or 336-613-5174 after 6 p.m. CIVIL AIR PATROL Seeking volunteer members to perform emergency services ( search & rescue and disaster relief ops) Aerospace education; and cadet programs for teens. Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Shiloh Airport. Call Charlie Spratt at 336-537-3115 or 336-520-7886.
MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS - Alcoholics Anonymous - 8 p.m., every Wed. Morehead Mem. Hosp.Dining Room. Open meeting - for those interested in recovery from alcoholism. For info. 336-623-2382 or 336-939-3230. - Al-Anon - Eden - Fri’s 8pm - Joint meeting with Alcoholics Anonymous Rock of Eden Spray Methodist. Wed’s Morehead Hosp. Dining Room Circle of Love - 8 - 9pm - Al-Anon - Reidsville - Effective April 2nd - New Location and Time : Tuesdays @ 7:00pm at ar Reidsville Alliance Chruch 1300 Freeway Dr., Reidsville. Sponsored by local AA group and for family & friends affected by alcoholism. Contact 336-972-6277 for info - NA (Narcotics Anon.) Meets 5 days a week at the REMMSCO Annex, 108 N. Main St, Reidsville. Includes noon meeting Monday and 8 PM meet Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat..1 hour, open to all. FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SUPPORT GROUP Osborne Bapt. Church Cafe/Kids Clubhouse. 1st Friday of every month: 6:30 pm. Are you a foster or adoptive family? Encouragement & support. Just interested in learning about the process? Come and ask questions of experienced families. Community Welcome. Stephanie (336) 655-1354 MOREHEAD HOSPITAL SPONSORED SUPPORT GROUPS • Community of Hope Cancer Support Program 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 14 Smith-McMichael Cancer Center
Conference Room. Call Susie Pool at 336-623-9711, Ext. 2662. • Look Good - Feel Better 10 a.m. - noon, Monday, May 20 Smith-McMichael Cancer Center To register, call 336-623-9713. • Parkinson’s Disease Support Group 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 21 Morehead Hosp Main Conference Room For more information call 336-627-6199. • TOPS - TOPS (Takes off pounds sensibly) a nonprofit weight-loss organization . Weekly meetings last 1 hour, annual cost of joining is $28. Half-price for children 6-18 and for spouses who join together. Please visit www.tops.org or call 1-800YEA-TOPS. Local state contact Laurasgw@gmail.com or call 919-6213613. The Eden area meets every Monday at 5:45 pm at the Central Christian Church, 233 Stadium Dr Brenda Denson 627-1086 or Pat Elske at 627-0057.
8:30am at the Dan Valley Com. Bldg You Do Not have to be a vet to attend. • VFW POST 8297 Meets 1st Sat. of each month at 961 Church St. Extention, Reidsville at 12 Noon. Call Bobby Jones for details at 336-349-7733
GENEALOGY: The Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4751 NC 14, south of Eden, open 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wed. A professional genealogist attends the Tuesday morning sessions 623-7154.
• ANIMAL PROTECTION SOCIETY OF ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (APSRC) Monthly meeting 2 - 4 pm the 3rd Sunday of month at Hospice of Rockingham County, 2150 Hwy 65, Wentworth. For information, visit www.apsrc.org, email email@example.com or call (336) 791.4606. REIDSVILLE PARKS & REC. ADVISORY COMMITTEE 2nd Tuesday of month at 5:30 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of City Hall, 230 W. Morehead St., Reidsville.
GOODWILL RESOURCE CENTER GED, Intro to Computers, ESL, Adv. Computer, Employability Skills (HRD) classes Network Room, Resume assists. • Eden - Call 336-637-1010 or 336 6233007 to reg. • Reidsville - Call 336-637-1010 to register Employability Skills, GED Classes • Mayodan - Call 336-949-4849 to register Employability Skills, GED Classes
CLUBS WENTWORTH RURITAN CLUB Meets 2nd Tues. each month at 6:30 at the Wentworth United Methodist Church at 6:30pm. Monnette Rich 336-9512526 or Mary Jo Boswell 336-342-4346 STONEVILLE RURITAN CLUB Meets at the VFW Hut, N. Glenn St. 3rd Tuesday or the month - 7pm Call Dot Ellington 573-2093 or Ricky Craddock 336-453-7005 RC AMATEUR RADIO CLUB Monthly Meetings held 7pm on the 3rd Tuesday of month. Red Cross Bldg 3692 NC Hwy 14, Reidsville. 573-3317 or 548-2027 EDEN EVENING LION’S CLUB Invites you to visit and join! Meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of month at Santana’s, Eden at 6:30am. NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES – Rockingham County Chapter 1161 – meets the 3rd Wed. of every month at the MAYFLOWER SEAFOOD RESTAURANT 1641 Freeway Dr., Reidsville, 11:30 a.m. All federal active and retired employees & spouses (including postal and military) welcome. Tom Lovell – 336-623-1081.
CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION OF EDEN New location: 912 Bethlehem - Eden Call for date and times. $10 at the Door. Call Shelby Baker 939-2230 or Mary Robertson 342-1524 for reserv. MOPS - Reidsville MOPS - Contact Kelly at 348-1634 for more info - Rockingham MOPS - Contact Heidi at 427-2712 for more info
MILITARY GROUPS MEET • PFC JERRY L. MCKINNEY GROUP - Detachment of Marine Corps League All Marines, former Marines and their spouses are invited: 2nd Thur of each mo. at 7:00 pm at the Leaksville Christian Church, 1010 Washington St., Eden. (next to Dick’s Drive In) Chet Chrismon 336-552-8760 • THE DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS Chapter 63 -Agricultural Building at 525 HWY NC 65, Wentworth, (old Wentworth School. Room 180) Meetings 2nd Mon. at 6pm in conference room. Transp.available. Hours: 10 AM - 3 PM Mon - Fri and after hours by appt. only. We can help file a claim for disability with the VA. Contact (336) 394-0080 or 349-6040 or Email at davnc63@Yahoo.com. Daniel Apple, Public Information Officer • AMERICAN LEGION POST 254 2nd Saturday Of The Month at 10 a.m. at the legion. For information, call Richard at 623-8122 and leave a message. • AMERICAN LEGION POST 79 Reidsville, Meets the 2nd Sat. of month at 10 am at the post located behind Auto Zone in Reidsville. 336-342-6433. • AMVETS- Local group. All Veterans and service men & women welcome. Willard (Woody) Waters at 635-1786 or firstname.lastname@example.org • DAV AUXILIARY 2nd Tuesday of month, 11 am-noon at the Agricultural Bldg in Wentworth, 525 HWY NC 65, Suite 6. Volunteers & members needed. Your membership strengthens the DAV Auxiliary. Deborah Brady, Membership Chair— email@example.com • “JOSHUA’S TROOPS” (Madison) Meet every 2nd Thursday of month
A New feature of Eden’s Own / Rockingham County Star Church Events is for Special Occasions that Churches in the county offer the public such as Revivals, Music, Guest Speakers, Programs, Vacation Bible Schools and more. For 10 Lines or less the fee is $10 The listing will be in the public’s hands for a full month, so be sure to tell the public what your place of worship has to offer them. Call 336-627-9234 and ask for Elizabeth or Lisa.
BREAKFAST EVERY 2ND SATURDAY EACH MONTH Come out for the fellowship from 7am -10:30am! LOWES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 3171 NC 87 South, Reidsville, NC 27320 $6 for All You Can Eat! $3 for Children Under 12. Proceeds go for Missions - 336-349-8650 • TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 582 Southwood Dr., Eden Sunday, May 19, 2013. Services are at 8:30 and 11:00 AM and a reception for the teachers will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. All teachers past and present are invited! • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Saturday, June 1, 10:00 am --3:00 pm at SPRAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 745 CHURCH ST., EDEN, NC. Gospel Ventriloquist David MacMeeken with Rusty will be opening and closing the day. All childrenages 3 to 5th grade will enjoy crafts, games, lunch, and Bible stories. Any questions call 627-7205. Come and have a whale of a time! • 1ST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH EVENTS SPRING FLING 130 Main St. (Draper Area) May 4, 2013 - 8:00am-1:30pm Yard Sale, Bake Sale Sausage Biscuits, Coffee, Juice, Hot Dogs, Potato Chips, Drink Sponsored by United Methodist Women Books, Collectables, Knick-nacks & on Church Grounds During Shaggin’ on Fieldcrest Saturday May 18, 2013 1st United Methodist Church 130 Main St. Church grounds United Methodist Men will be selling B.B.Q. sandwiches and Hot Dogs 3:00pm-un • THE FELLOWSHIP 1601 Barnes Street , Reidsville Coffee House Every 1st Saturday at 7:00 pm May 4th – “Against the Nights” Christian Blues Band Free Community Breakfast – Every 3rd Sunday Serving 9:00 til 10:00 am Come Worship With Us! Sundays at 10:30 am • AT SHAW CHRISTIAN CHURCH 208 The Boulevard, Eden, NC 1.Overcoming Hatred In The Church Conference Saturday, May 18, 2013 @ 9:30 AM- 1:00 PM Lunch will be served - Free To The Public 2. Musical Concert Sponsored By The Spiritual Voices Friday, May 31, 2013 @ 7:00 PM 3. Come Join Us For At Shaw Christian Church Worship Service: Saturday Evening @ 6:30 PM Bibilical Learning: Thursday Evening @ 6:30 PM For Transportation Call:336-635-2277 GOD BLESS YOUR MINISTRY - PASTOR MERINDA EASLEY
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LAWSON’S TREE SERVICE, INC. “We Don’t Monkey Around”
MEALS • SALVATION ARMY Hungry? Come by and have a meal on us! Mon. thru Fri. 12:00-12:30 at 314 Morgan Rd, Eden Sun. 9:30 worship, 11am Sunday School. MEALS WITH FRIENDS! Monday – Thursday at lunch time. Anyone 60 years of age and over Activities, good food & fun
Hot Nutritious Lunches, donations are gladly accepted if you are able. • HUNTSVILLE NUTRITION 1151 Sardis Church Rd., Madison 427-5206 Site Manager-Donna Fulp • LEAKSVILLE NUTRITION Bridge St. Rec. 400 Bridge St. Eden Site Managers- Mildred Cochran Kay Ramsey 623-5343
• MAD. - MAYO. NUTRITION Mad. – May. Rec. 300 S Second Ave., May. - 445-9840 Rita Hunt • REIDSVILLE SENIOR CENTER Reidsville Rec./ RHS Apartment 201 N Washington St., Reidsville Site Manager- Diane Clark 349-9757
E vents THIS MONTH ... BUSINESS EXPO May 2, 2013 - From 4-8 p.m. at Kingsway Plaza 623-3336 or edenchamber.com SHAGGIN’ ON FIELDCREST Saturday May 18, 2013 1st United Methodist Church 130 Main St., Church grounds United Methodist Men will be selling B.B.Q. sandwiches and Hot Dogs 3:00pm-until RIBFEST - EDEN May 11, 2013 - From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Freedom Park 623-2110, option 3 KIDS’ FISHING DERBY - EDEN May 18th Register at 9 a.m., fish at 9:30 at Fireman’s Hut Pond, Eden 627-4711 RELAY FOR LIFE - Bunco Fri. May10 @6:30pm Moose Lodge 626 Forbes St., Eden, NC donations benefit for The American Cancer Society - Anita's Angels 336-432-7070 DAN RIVER BASIN ASSOCIATION'S FIRST SATURDAY OUTING 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 4. 7-mile scenic float on Dan River from Draper Landing to Berry Hill Bridge. Meet at Draper Landing in Eden, NC (GPS 36.4987, -79.6814). Dress in layers of synthetic fabric or wool, be prepared to get wet, and bring boat, paddles, life jackets, lunch and water. Free and open to the public. Contact: Will Truslow, 336-5471903, firstname.lastname@example.org . or visit www.danriver.org Friends of the Eden Public Library ANNUAL BOOK SALE May 2nd through May 8th • Thursday, May 2nd 6pm – 8pm *Friends members only (you may join at the door) • Friday, May 3rd 9am - 6pm • Saturday, May 4th 9am - 4pm • Monday, May 6th 9am – 8pm Bag Sale – $4 per bag • Tuesday, May 7th 9am – 6pm Bag Sale - $4 per bag • Wednesday, May 8th 9am – 6pm Bag Sale - $4 per bag BLACK TIE & BLUE JEAN It’s not just a date its a date that makes a difference. Black Tie & Blue Jean Charity Event returns on May 4th at 5pm. Presented by the Rockingham Pregancy Care Center. this fun event is again being held at First Presbyterian Church, at 582 Southwood Drive, Eden. There will be food, fun, and silent auctions and live auctions. This is a free event but seating is limited. Please call (336) 623-5540 to reserve your seats. A NEW LIFE- REMMSCO Substance Abuse Recovery Houses 2013 Spring Festival May 4th 12-5pm Williams Annex, 108 N. Main St. Reidsville. There will be Food, Silent Auction, Raffles, Bake & Craft sales, Live Bands COME & ENJOY “POPS ON THE SQUARE” Series sponsored, in part, by a grant from the Reidsville Area Foundation. The series begins Friday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m. with Percussion Drummer, Tom Sharpe. 9TH ANNUAL ROCKINGHAM COUNTY SWAPFEST Sponsored by Rockingham County
Amateur Radio Club, Inc. - N49V Saturday, May 11, 8am -12 noon Reidsville Christian Church parking lot & shelter 2020 S. Park Drive, Reidsville, NC Admission $5 at gate FOREVERY FAMILY 5K RUN AND 1 MILE WALK Freedom Park - Eden Sat. May 11, 8am. Sponsored by Mitchell’s Drug. Pick up forms at Mitchell’s Drug, Morgan Rd., Eden. Registration and entry fee due by May 3rd. Register at sportoften.com email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org EDEN CRUISE 1st of the year! May 11, 2013 and every second Saturday through Oct. 4 p.m. until at the Subway parking lot on NC 14 635-2653 MADISON 1ST FRIDAY’ CRUISE INS May 3rd, 4:30 - 8:30 Each 1st Friday through September Downtown - Extended Merchant Hours! Enjoy downtown dining, music and shopping as well REIDSVILLE CRUISE INS May 10th (each 2nd Friday) Brought to you by the EZ Street Cruiseres Car Club 5pm - 9pm, downtown Reidsville\ For info call 451-4465 or 508-320-8751 YMCA LIFEGUARDING CLASS Eden Family YMCA 5/5/13 1:30pm-4:30pm, 5/6/13 -5/10 5pm-9pm, and 5/11 8am-4pm Contact: Chris Carter, Instructor 336-623-8496 or email@example.com Cost: $275 Reg. Starts 3/25/13 Prerequisites: Must be 15 yrs old Be able to swim 300 yds, Pick up 10lb brick from bottom of pool and bring it back, and tread water for 2 mins SALVATIONS ARMY GOLF TOURNAMENT May 22, 2013 Dot Wilson Memorial/Salvation Army at Lynrock, 1 p.m. 623-6110 or 627-4177 • SUMMER CAMP- Register now for Eden Parks and Recreation Summer Camp. Camp is for children 6-12 and is limited to 25 children. Children go skating, swimming and much more. Call the Parks & Rec. for more info at 627-4711.
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“MUSICAL MEMORIES VARIETY SHOW” Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 7:00 PM Morehead High School Best Aud., Eden MHS Duane Best Scholarship Fund Benefit A Tribute to Duane and Gloria Best’s Golden Wedding Anniversary & Farewell to EdenAfter-Show Social ~ Santana’s [former Meadow Greens Country Club] Troublesome Highway Band. P O Box 4424, 336-623-2932 or firstname.lastname@example.org CONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES - EDEN Concerts are held at the Kiwanis Amphitheatre at Freedom Park. Concerts are free to the public. Bring your own chair or blanket to sit on. Come with friends and family, bring a picnic and enjoy the music in the park. Sponsored by: The Eden Parks & Recreation Department - Sun., April 28 3:00 Morehead High Band & Holmes Middle School Band - Saturday, May 25 6:30 Hubert Lawson & the Country Bluegrass Boys - Sat., June 29 6:30 Kerosene Willy - Sat., July 27 6:30 The Impacts - Sat., Aug. 31 6:30 The Bullet Band - Sat., Sept. 28 6:30 Troublesome Highway - Sat., Oct. 26 TBA Fall Festival - Sat., Nov. 30 6:30 Pos. Rain Date
Interested In Joining? We are getting up a group of enthusiasts so please Visit www.TheVWClub.com Or Call 336-8301289 Or Email email@example.com ROCK. CO. HUMANE SOCIETY There are several older dogs that need a good loving home. All are small breed dogs. Call 336-623-4428 (11am - 4pm Mon, Tues, Thur., Fri. and Sat. We Need Volunteers! FREE and Low Priced CATS. Neutered & all shots. For caring people with good homes. Call 336-623-4428, or visit 205 Boone Rd., Eden. NEW BEGINNINGS THRIFT SHOP 653 Washington St., Eden The need donations of and sell, adult and children’s clothing, purses, shoes, household items, jewelry and much more. Proceeds support the Rockingham County Women’s Shelter. Please donate your unneeded items. They especially need
Children’s Infant -Toddlers plus women’s Plus Sizes. 336-627-5003 SALVATION ARMY - EDEN Donations are accepted at 346 Kings Hwy. Mon. through Sat., 10. a.m. - 4.p.m. For information regarding the new store in Eden, please contact www.salationarmycarolinas.org/commands/reidsville or 336-349-4923. ROCKINGHAM HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE 1st & 3rd SATURDAYS: NEW HOURS 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 3 PM Mon. and Thurs. 249 The Boulevard, Eden. Appliances, furniture, household and remodeling items. Tax deductible DONATIONS & PURCHASES build houses! Free large load pickup. 627-0160
Keeping Mom’s Budget In Tact! Same Low Price for Everyone In The Family!
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS SENIOR DANCE - EDEN Last Monday of every month CB Hut on Boone Rd., Eden $5 entry. Door prizes and 50/50. Sponsored by City of Eden Recreation, Everyone welcome. Band starts at 7pm. Come at 6 for line dance lessons! DAN RIVER ART MARKET & GALLERY Open Thurs’ 10-4 and Fri. 11-2 Second Saturdays 11-2 and by appt! Watch for Studio Tour 2013! CAROLINA COUNTRY SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE 126 Ruffin School Rd. 8 -12:30 p.m. Band: Rawhide. Come Have Some Fun! $9 for members, $10 for guests
MEADOW GREENS SHOPPING CENTER 640-M S. Van Buren Road • Eden, NC 27288
TUESDAY NIGHTS AT “THE BARN” 151 Gant Rd. Eden 7:30PM til 10:00PM Music will be provided by “Snow Creek”
Saturdays at “The Barn” (6PM Covered Dish)
For Info contact Jerry Wilson 336-7061018 or Debbie Wilson 336-706-2144
2ND ANNUAL ROCKINGHAM COUNTY WINGS FIRST RESPONDERS SCHOLARHIP RALLY June 1, 10am - 3pm. RCC Prizes, games, demonstrations, health screenings, and much more!
SENIOR DANCES AT REIDSVILLE EVENTS CENTER Downtown Reidsville @ 223 S. Scales St. - Tuesday - Bluegrass Night 7pm - 9:30pm - Thursday - Classic Country with the City Limits Band 7pm: 9;30pm Bob or Myra Tudor at 336-342-6770.
11TH ANNUAL PIEDMONT POTTERY FESTIVAL Sat. June 1, 2013, 9am -4pm. Kingsway Plaza Shopping Center. 220 W. Kings Hwy., Eden, NC. For details call Cindy Adams at 336-612-8049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
DANCE - COLUMBIAN CENTER 1210 Old Leaksville Rd, Ridgeway, Va Doors open at 6pm, Monday & Saturday Music 7pm - 9:30 by the House Rockers For information call Wayne at 276-340-6212
CHARLIE POOLE FEST June 14-15 6:30 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m. Sat. at Gov. Morehead Park charlie-poole.com 5/18 Shaggin’ on Fieldcrest 5-9 p.m. on Fieldcrest Road in Draper Village, Eden 612-8049 or exploreedennc.com
Complete Tree Service • Bucket Truck • Lot Clearing • Stump Grinding • Insured
CASCADE COMMUNITY CENTER DANCE Doors open 5:30 pm, Concessions avail. Music every Friday night: From 7-10 pm by Cascade Express & Friends and the 1st and 3rd Sat.night is BlueGrass. THE VW CLUB Volks Wagon Enthusiasts of all kinds.
Offer expires: May 31, 2013 Not valid with any other offers. Limit One. Valid at Eden Location Only
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Dick’s Drive-In honored for 50 years of service
YARD SALE! May 18, 2013 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. 3 Family Yard Sale Clothes, Shoes, Household Items, Many Baby Items, Make Up, & Much More! Located At 141 Strawberry Road, Reidsville (Off Hwy 14).
Great Prices! Wants To Sell!
Screen Printing • Signs • Banners • Vinyl Decals for Businesses, Sports Teams, Events and anything you can dream up!!! NATIONALY CERTIFIED WOMENS BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
OVER 25 YEARS OFEXCELLENCE IN STAFFING SERVICES
124 BOONE ROAD, EDEN, NC (336) 635-5980 email@example.com
Macy J’s Grooming Boutique LLC 711 Washington St., Eden, NC 27288 Jeanette Haymore, Professional Groomer
Graduate of Nanhall Professional School of Dog Grooming
the Eden City Council recently honored Terry and David Wood, owners of Dick’s Drive-In, as part of their 50th Anniversary celebration. Dick’s opened in 1963 at 1004 Washington St. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Co-owner Terry Wood revealed the following concerning the amount of food served at his restaurant over the years: Approximately 3,825,000 hot dogs, which if lined up would stretch from Eden to Atlanta. Enough iced tea to fill 23 swimming pools measuring 24 feet square and 4.5 feet deep. Approximately 1,338,750 pounds of French fries. “We work very hard to continue the traditions set by Dick Brown and James Wood (David and Terry’s father) as we carry out our day-to-day operations at the restaurant,” David Wood said. “Our goal is to maintain the family atmosphere on which we were founded. We’d like to thank our customers for being such a valuable part of our lives since 1963. Our customers’ satisfaction is our daily motivation. Thank you, citizens of Eden and Rockingham County. We look forward to many more years serving you.” Dick’s Drive-In is open 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. six days a week and closed Sunday. Takeout orders are welcome. Call 336627-7112 for more information or find them on Facebook.
Dick’s Drive-In Celebrating 50 Years of Service! SPECIALS
Double Cheeseburger Fry & Drink - OR 2 Hot Dogs, Fry & Drink $
Serving Eden for Over 26 Years
1004 W. Washington St., Eden, NC
112 N. Van Buren Rd. Hwy. 14, Eden, NC PIZZA “A Square Meal In A Round Pan”
The Place to be since ‘63!
Phone 627-1706 For Take Out Orders Daily Lunch Specials Served Til 3:30 p.m
LUNCH SPECIAL: 7” PIZZA, SALAD & DRINK
$5.75 STEVE COCHRAN
COCHRAN INSURANCE AGENCY 149 N. Fieldcrest Rd. Eden, NC 27288 646 Washington St., Eden
LIFE HOME • CAR BUSINESS
A&B Pest Control 134 N. Fieldcrest Rd., Eden
Phone 336-635-2015 Fax: 336-635-1012
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“Pops on the Square” series features Sharpe in May Market Square will be the place to be this spring, summer & fall. This May be sure to come out and enjoy the music. New this season will be a free “Pops on the Square” Series sponsored, in part, by a grant from the Reidsville Area Foundation. According to Market Square Manager Judy Yarbrough, “We are so grateful to the Reidsville Area Foundation in assisting with this series. This is a wonderful opportunity to bring musicians to our City that you find performing in larger metropolitan areas.” The series begins Friday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m. with Percussion Drummer, Tom Sharpe. Tom is the drummer for the Grammy Award-winning group Mannheim Steamroller, the number one selling Christmas tour of all time. He is also the drummer for Dennis DeYoung, the legendary singer/songwriter from the famed rock group STYX. Along with his heavy tour schedule, Tom is an internationally recognized, critically acclaimed composer and the creator of his own world music ensemble, Sharpe World Music. His own compositions have won many awards, including the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the Broadjam World Music Contest. He is alumni of the Interlochen Arts Academy and holds a Bachelor of Music degree and a Master of Music degree from DePaul University. Tom's music is a percussive symphony - a sonic and visual feast for the senses - wildly emotional and technically precise, with a gutsy edge of percussive frenzy and tribal ritual. Tom's high energy, passion, emotion, and superb musicality leave audiences nationwide amazed and inspired!
Special Needs Scouting “Learning for Life!” Special needs scouting is a unit for any boy or girl (youth or adult), in the Rockingham County or surrounding areas, that have special needs and would like to become a scout! Meeting in Madison on most Saturdays, the group is a part of the Boy Scouts of America and will do everything a typical scout unit does, yet in a modified way so that all can participate, learn values and safety, earn badges, patches, make friends and most important, have fun! There are children with all types of disabilities including but not limited to: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Asberghers, Down Syndrome, Autism, ADHD, Torrets, Angel Syndrome, Shaken Baby, Physical, mental and developmental delays, metal retardation, apraxia, and more. Some activities include field-trips to zoo, museum, fire station, police station, horseback riding, flying in airplanes, camping, boating, hiking, fishing, crafting, helping in the community, golfing, ball games, tennis, swimming and more. We require a caring adult to come to the meetings and outings. Siblings are welcome to participate and be scouts also. This is a very family based unit making sure that money is not an obstacle for children to participate. Call Teresa and John Julian at 336-912-0234 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
County bands, choirs and soloists score Superiors Throughout March several Rockingham County Schools’ middle and high school choirs and bands participated in the North Carolina Music Educators’ Association (NCMEA) Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) events held in various locations throughout the state. Middle and high school bands and choirs are rated, by other experienced high school, college, and retired choir and band directors, on a stage performance as well as being able to read a music selection at sight. Students could also participate in a solo event. We are pleased to announce the schools and individuals who received superior ratings at the event: Solo Contest: • Western Rockingham Middle School: Kaitlyn Sexton, Dillon Shelton, Brandon Cool, Sarah Beth Roberts: Dr. Bev Vaughn, Dir. • McMichael High School: Emily Frye, Garrett Wilson, Jada Yokeley, Mattie Wingfield: Ann Pratt, Director Choirs: • Holmes Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Men's Chorus: Eric Johnson, Dir. • Rockingham County High School Concert Choir: Beverly Burke, Dir. (Superiors in stage performance and sight-singing)
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County Star Investing In Rockingham County’s Quality of Life Continued from Page 8 • Rockingham County High School Women's Ensemble: Beverly Burke, Dir. (Superiors in stage performance and sightsinging) Bands: • Rockingham County Middle School Band: Brian Otter, Dir. • Morehead High School Band: Sean McClure, Dir. • Reidsville High School Band: Mell Covington and Justin Terrell, Directors • Rockingham County High Band: Donald Dohm, Dir.
“Lead”ing the way to better business in Rockingham County Would you like to be a part of... - A group of business owners that simply want to meet, eat and talk about business? - A group that is very informal and can supply “leads” that every business cherishes? - A group that costs nothing and supports your local business, wanting to make a network of like minded people. - A group that meets locally weekly at El Parral in Eden for lunch and conversation? Simply eating lunch with friends and growing your buisness at the same time? Then you have found the place to be any Wednesday you are free join the Rockingham County Leads Group in the Party Room (or occasionally in the back room) of El Parral Restaurant734 South Van Buren Rd., Eden. Just come in, sit down, and bring your cards and join in the converstation that could help your business and that of others. The Rockingham County Leads Group is a grass roots, member run, networking association offering the opportunity to meet with and get to know others in the Rockingham County area. While our main focus is business we do invite organizations such as non-profits and those interested in Rockingham County. At each meeting members/guests will have the opportunity to deliver a sixty second “Infomercial” about their business. Also one member will have the opportunity to make a ten minute presentation about their business. We encourage members to come early and stay late, bring their business cards, flyers, brochures and any other advertising materials. This is a small casual meeting, with business owners from Eden, Rockingham County as well as some from Greensboro and Burlington.
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Larry Johnson Receives Director of the Year Award Larry Johnson, from Rockingham County, was named as Director of the Year, last week, at the North Carolina Association of County Directors of Social Services’ (NCACDSS) Annual Banquet, held in New Bern, NC. Nominees for Director of the Year must have served as a C o u n t y Director of S o c i a l Services for five years prior. The Johnson award recognizes contributions to the local community and the field of social services. Sharon Scott, DSS Director of Stanly County, shown in photo, presented Mr. Johnson with the award. During her remarks, Ms. Scott stated, “Larry has been a mentor to, not only me, but so many of his fellow directors and has provided encouragement, strength and sage advice where needed. NCACDSS, Rockingham County and the field of Social Work are stronger and more effective because of Larry Johnson. Larry’s dedication and hard work, his reliability, his wisdom and his skills are recognized by all. Larry goes about his work in a quiet, unassuming manner that gathers respect and cooperation from those around him.” Some of Mr. Johnson’s affiliations and involvements include: serving as a member of the Guardianship Legislative Task Force; as a member of the Leading By Results Task Force from inception to end; and as a member of the committee that selected the new contract provider for EBT. He has been a long-term member of the North Carolina Social Services Association and of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Mr. Johnson is also a member of the Rotary Club in Rockingham County, and has held all of the required officer positions up to and including President; a member of Annie Penn Community Trust Board at Annie Penn Hospital; and a member of the board of Rockingham County Partnership for Children. Larry has served as DSS Director in Transylvania County for 10 years, Northampton County for
18 months and has been in Rockingham County for approximately 13 years. He is currently the Health and Human Services Director in Rockingham County. The North Carolina Association
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It's not unusual to feel really tired and a bit anxious or blue in the weeks after giving birth. With the sleepless nights, extra responsibilities, and physical changes—who wouldn't be on a bit of a roller coaster? Remember: This won't last forever. Plus, you can ease your recovery by taking steps like these: 1. Sleep when baby sleeps. Sneak a quick nap when you can. Shut the blinds and silence your phone, television, and all other electronic devices. 2. Nix household chores. Right now, your main job is to take good care of yourself and your baby. No one really cares about those lurking dust bunnies. If it really bothers you and your budget allows, then hire some temporary help. Also, remember to share parenting tasks such as diaper changes and feedings when possible. 3. Limit visitors. But ask any guests to help out. If not now, when? Swallow your pride and ask for a hand with the dishes, laundry, or shopping. Or take advantage of a visitor to watch your baby while you nap. 4. Eat healthy. Healthy food choices can give you more energy. But planning and cooking meals may be a challenge right now. Ask friends and family to help with this. Don't forget to drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. But avoid caffeine and sugary drinks. 5. Be active—within limits. Exercise can also increase your energy and reduce constipation. Get clearance from your doctor before you: Take the stairs or lift objects. Drive, although this is usually okay when you can wear a seat belt comfortably and are able to make sudden movements. Hit the gym or become really active. Have sex. Your doctor may ask you to wait several weeks after birth. 6. Get emotional support. You might be surprised by feeling irritable, sad, or anxious right now. But many new moms experience a wide range of feelings in the days following delivery. Part of this is related to changing hormones or fatigue and part of it is simply a response to a major life transition. These baby blues will subside soon. If you have extreme feelings that really last, seek professional help, especially if you have a history of depression. You may be experiencing postpartum depression. Up to one in seven new moms go through this— but no one should go through it alone. Some women need therapy or medication. 7. Set aside time to relax. Chances are no one will put this on the calendar for you, so you'll need to do it for yourself. Listen to some relaxing music, read a book, or meditate. Even just a few minutes can make a difference. And try to carve out a few minutes each day to touch base with your partner or husband. 8. Seek out other new moms. There's nothing like sharing tips and support with people who are going through similar life changes. Maybe you can even start up an informal support group in your neighborhood or among your friends. Your doctor and I are good resources for answering your questions. Some say it takes a village to raise a child—just think of us as your well-informed neighbors. Nothing herein constitutes medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or is a substitute for professional advice. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other medical professional if you have questions or concerns about a medical condition. Eden Drug is a full service, family owned pharmacy serving the individual needs of our patients.
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Low-Cox spay/neuter reimursed by Animal Welfare Section The Animal Welfare Section reimbursed counties more than half a million dollars for spay/neuter procedures for pets belonging to low-income residents in 2012. Overall, 28 counties requested nearly $562,500 in reimbursements for 9,529 surgeries performed. The Animal Welfare Section was able to reimburse $550,235. The reimbursements are partially funded by fees collected from the Animal Lovers specialty license plate. Fixing cats and dogs is the best solution to the pet overpopulation problem in North Carolina. If you want to help with the problem, consider an Animal Lovers license plate. According to the N.C. Veterinary Medical Association, spaying or neutering decreases the risk of cancer in dogs and cats, decreases aggressive behaviors and eliminates most urine marking behaviors, among a host of other benefits. The Spay/Neuter reimbursement report and other information are available online at www.ncspayneuter.com.
Students try to solve “Tragedy at the Bottom of the Stairs” Rockingham County Government's Citizens’ Academy students vicariously walked in the shoes of County officials to solve the “Tragedy at the Bottom of the Stairs” in April. Students participated in a simulation exercise and try to decide what steps would be taken by the Asst. County Manager/ Human Resources Director (HR) Ben Neal, Safety/Risk Manager Michael Beckman, County Attorney Robert Shaver, Information Services Director (IT) (CIO) David Whicker, and Public Information Officer (PIO) Mable Scott. The simulation unfolded with a video entitled, “Tragedy at the Bottom of the Stairs.” The program, led this time by graduates of the first Citizens’ Academy, is a ten-week program helping local citizens learn and better understand how our County Government operates. The Citizens’ Academy’s 2013 Spring Steering Committee is being led by Chairman Sharon Penley and Vice-Chairman Leanna Lawson. March 28th presenters were Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page, 9-1-1 Communications Director Susan Hall, Fire Marshal Robert Cardwell, and Emergency Medical Services Operations Supervisor Rodney Stewart. Speakers at the March 21st session included Register of Deeds Rebecca Cipriani; Planning/Inspections Director Tonya Caddle; GIS Director Gary Melvin; along with Tax Department’s Mark C. McClintock (Real Property Supervisor/Appraisal/Land Records). The March 14th presenters were Museum & Archives of Rockingham County (MARC) Executive Director Kim Proctor and Rockingham Community College President Michael Helmick. The session was held at the MARC, former County Courthouse, in Wentworth and also included a tour of the museum. The March 7th introductory session welcomed and provided participants an overview of the Citizens’ Academy and Rockingham County Government by the 2013 Spring Steering Committee and governmental officials including the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners, County Manager Lance Metzler, Board Clerk Pam McLain, and Public Information Officer Mable Scott.
Local Student Makes Appalachian Bible College Honor’s List Appalachian Bible College in Mt. Hope, West Virginia, announces its Honor Students from the 2012 fall semester: Jonathan Gwin of Eden, NC and a graduate of Home School has been named to the Honor’s List for the 2012 fall semester at Appalachian Bible College. He is a Junior majoring in Bible/Theology and specializing in Interdisciplinary Studies. Students must be enrolled full time, and have a grade point average of 3.25-3.59 (on a scale of 4.0) to qualify for the Honor’s List. A grade point average of 3.60-3.99 is required to qualify for the Deans’ List, and 4.0 is required to qualify for the President’s List. Appalachian Bible College is West Virginia’s only accredited Bible College. Located just north of Beckley, one hour south of Charleston, the state capital, ABC exists to prepare students for church-related ministries.
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Eden Preservation Society presents lecture series on Tarheel State "Tails from the Tarheel State" dessert and lecture series offers a look into the life and times of the early residents of Eden and Rockingham County. The next program on Friday, May 3, is "Honest, Hard Working People: An oral history of family, work, and community in Piedmont Cotton Mill Villages, 1880-1940," presented by UNC Chapel Hill's James L. Leloudis, associate professor of history. The program begins at 7:00 p.m. with dessert at Leaksville United Methodist Church, 603 Henry Street, in Eden.
On Friday, August 23, the lecture will be "The Saura Archaeological Research Along the Dan River, 1938-1988," presented by editor and author Stephen Davis, Jr., research archaeologist and associate director of the research laboratories of archaeology and adjunct professor at UNC-Chapel Hill. This program also begins at 7:00 p.m. with dessert at Leaksville United Methodist Church. Tickets for each lecture are $10 and seating is limited. To make a reservation, call 336-4275711 or 336-623-6393.
Eden resident and a graduate of Morehead High School, Hunter Murray will be displaying his artwork on the first floor walls of the Rockingham County Governmental Center, 371 NC 65, Wentworth. Murray will graduate from RCC with an Associates in Fine Arts on May 10, 2013. He plans to transfer to UNCG this fall. He has loved to draw from an early age and has been encouraged by his parents and extended family all of his life. He only began any "formal" art training in high school. He has enjoyed drawing a good number of his friends, and has done pencil drawings of most of them. He intends in pursuing a career in a graphic art field. Above is his “Sinatra” painting.
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Students join international honor society at RCC In a March 19 ceremony, six individuals were inducted into Alpha Kappa Pi, Rockingham Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society and the largest honor society in American higher education. To be eligible for membership, a student must complete a minimum of twelve hours of associate degree course work and generally earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Students must maintain a high academic standing through-
out their enrollment in college. Those inducted during the spring ceremony are Katherine Bailey, Mona Chiusano, Rhonda Hopper, Kala Keen, Michelle Langley, Jeannette Nusskern and Anthony Ratliff. Spring inductees unable to attend the ceremony are Amber Alley, Lynsey Caillouet, Kimberly Clifton, Joseph Grubbs, Rhapsody Rhodes, Jacob Stone, Kalani Tolson-Bennett, and Kaysi Vernon.
Creative Woodworking Center opens Rockingham Community College’s new Center for Creative Woodworking, located at 333 S. Scales Street, Reidsville, is an exciting new addition to downtown Reidsville. This new facility will not only
give people a local opportunity to develop their craft, but will also bring lots of new business to downtown Reidsville. We know this new facility will be a great new addition to Reidsville and will be very successful. There
Registration at Rockingham Community College just got easier. Students can now enroll in summer and fall classes at the same time. It is still important, however, for new students to finish the application process – complete and submit an application form, meet with an admissions counselor, obtain transcripts, take any necessary placement tests – at least one week prior to the April 16-17 or May 23 summer/summer-fall registration dates. Current RCC students may apply on campus during the April and May registrations or via WebAdvisor. Early registration will be allowed for current students based on the number of credit hours they have completed. Classes can fill quickly, so it is advantageous to register as early as possible. For those who will not take summer semester classes, on-campus fall registration will be held from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., June 18-19, July 15-17, and Aug. 13-14; WebAdvisor will be open June 3 at 8 a.m. and close Aug. 1 at 4 p.m. It will reopen Aug. 5 at 8 a.m. and close Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. For more information about this new process, go to the 2013 registration guide posted on the RCC homepage at http://www.rockinghamcc.edu/d ocs/Summer-and-Fall-2013Registration-Guide.pdf. You may also call 342-4261, ext. 2333. were a huge number of people in attendance including Mayor James Festerman, President of RCC Dr. Michael Helmick, City Manager Michael Pearce, Reidsville Area Foundation Executive Director Craig Cardwell, Reidsville Chamber of Commerce representatives, Reidsville City Council representatives, Woodworking Center instructors, and many other community members.
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Middle School Students participate in National Honors Choir Carolina Gonzalez and Dillon Shelton Two Students from Western Rockingham Middle School (WRMS) were selected to represent WRMS, Rockingham County Schools, and North Carolina at the American Choral Director’s Association (ACDA) National Conference in Dallas, Texas on March 13-16. Out of over 3,000 students who auditioned nationwide, Carolina Gonzalez, 6th grade, was selected and sang in the Children’s Honor Choir under Fernando Malvar-Ruiz and Dillon Shelton, 8th grade, was selected and sang in the Middle School Honor Choir under Anthony Trecek King. Carolina and Dillon spent three days in demanding rehearsals that culminated with a final performance for the convention. The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is a nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives through arts advocacy to elevate choral music's position in American society.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens New Animal Shelter Trail Thanks to many volunteers like REI, Rockingham County, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA), and more, the new Rockingham County Animal Shelter Trail was dedicated on March 15th by members of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners. The new trail is open to the public at the Animal Shelter, 250 Cherokee Camp Rd., Reidsville. In addition to dog walking programs, the Animal Shelter Trail is expected to be popular with county government employees and with local residents seeking safe and managed places to walk. Free parking for the trail is available at the Animal Shelter and the Governmental Center. DRBA is a 501(c)3 non-profit working to promote and protect the region's natural and cultural resources to inspire economic growth through education, recreation and stewardship of the region’s natural and cultural resources. Information on DRBA membership and more is available at www.danriver.org.
Rockingham County Schools Elect 2013-2014 Teachers of the Year Teachers of the Year for each of Rockingham County’s public schools have been elected by their fellow faculty members. A Teacher of the Year (TOY) is chosen every year by fellow certified teachers in all 26 Rockingham County schools. They represent the school’s certified teachers
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DA’s Conference Taps Financial Crimes Prosecutor The North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys has named Scott Harkey as the Financial Crimes Prosecutor for the Piedmont region, which includes Rockingham County. Harkey is part of a state-wide prosecution team developed by the DA’s conference. “Scott will aggressively
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Schools request your input in District Communications Survey Rockingham County Schools Requests Input for District Communications Survey Rockingham County, NC Rockingham County Schools (RCS) understands the importance of communication to work together, with our entire community, to continually improve our schools. To best communicate with our customers, RCS created a communication survey to help determine the most efficient communication methods. This communitywide survey is directed at both student households and non-student households. The deadline to complete the survey is May 12, 2013. The survey may be completed online, at www.rock.k12.nc.us - click “Survey” under Announcements, or on paper. We prefer you take the survey online; however, paper copies are available at all local schools, at the RCS Central Administration Building (511 Harrington Highway, Eden, NC) or by contacting Karen Hyler, RCS Public Information Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336.627.2602. Rockingham County Schools utilizes the district website as the main source of information. We communicate to parents/guardians of current RCS students via our district website (www.rock.k12.nc.us), Social Media sites (Facebook & Twitter), RCS Connect: E-News Newsletter, Alert Now phone notifications, and information sent home via students. Communicating with those who aren't parents of current RCS students - the majority of our community - is more difficult since we don't have that group's email addresses and phone numbers at our disposal. While we strive to keep our entire community informed, we are also conscientious of conserving taxpayer dollars and the environment. Please provide your valuable input by completing one survey per household. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. After the survey closes, the results will be posted on the RCS district website and paper copies will be made available upon request. Thank you in advance for you time, participation and input!
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Ms. North Carolina to be at Eden Business Expo Arlie Honeycutt, Miss North Carolina 2012, is the daughter of Scott and Beth Honeycutt of Garner. A Vocal Performance major at East Carolina University, Arlie was honored to receive the Miss North Carolina Overall Talent award as well as a Talent Preliminary award. Arlie has sung at both the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek and Carnegie Hall, and has performed the National Anthem for the Carolina Mudcats, the ECU Pirates, and the Charlotte Bobcats. In addition to singing with the East Carolina Chamber Singers, Arlie is also a member of the female a capella group the Magnolia Belles, and placed in the top four in the annual ECU Stars competition in both 2010 and 2011. Arlie served as the secretary of the ECU Student chapter of the National Teachers of Singing organization in its inaugural semester, and represented the school at the 2012 State NATS competition where she placed second in her division. She has performed in numerous
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Forum and Luisa in The Fantasticks. When not on stage, Arlie loves to read and write. A graduate of William G. Enloe High School, Arlie was the first student to ever receive Wake County Phi Beta Kappa Writing awards two years in row. She has made the East Carolina University Deans List every semester, and received a 2011 ECU Excels award. She is a member of Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Societies. Arlie also enjoys serv-
ing her school as an East Carolina University Ambassador and promoting volunteerism through her platform, the Domino Effect. She partnered with critically acclaimed theatre company The Towne Players to create the Henry Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Fund in her hometown, raising over $12,000 to send local children to their summer theatre camp since 2007. Arlie also served as the Fundraising and Marketing chair for the ECU Ambassadors Special Populations Prom in 2011 and 2012, helping to provide a glamorous and exciting evening of fun for individuals who may not have had an opportunity to attend school dances due to mental or physical handicaps. Arlie represented KinstonLenoir County as a local titleholder, and is now thrilled to serve as the 75th Miss North Carolina! She looks forward to representing our state at the 92nd Miss America Pageant this January!
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Eden Man Guilty To Attempting To Murder Son Woodrow Craddock, Jr. will spend the next 15-18 years in prison after a Rockingham County jury found the 60 year old Eden resident guilty of Attempted Murder, Malicious Assault in Secret, and Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury.
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Morehead High student headed to Summer Ventures Sierra Jones, 10th grade at Morehead High, was selected to participate in the 2013 Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics (SVSM) program at UNC-Charlotte. This is a costfree, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina residents who have demonstrated interest in science and mathematics and aspire to a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Rising Juniors and Seniors across the state will be placed in residential settings for four weeks of intensive study. The curriculum is designed to take students beyond what they
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4-Hers at District 4-H Activity Day at A&T University on March 23, 2013. Lydia Ryan, Alice Holmes, Willow Gatewood and Lorrie Norwood On March 23, Rockingham County 4-H youth competed at the North Central 4-H District Activity Day in Guilford County at A&T University. Rockingham County 4-H was among youth that were from the 19 surrounding counties in the district. The top two competitors in each category get to move onto the NC State 4-H Presentations Contest in June in Raleigh. Rockingham County had four presenters with one of them being a first time presenter at District Activity Day which is a big accomplishment! All of our 4Hers gave very professional presentations and we are proud of them all. The participants were Lorrie Norwood, Lydia Ryan, Alice Holmes and Willow Gatewood. Rockingham County 4-Hers’ results were as follows; Lorrie Norwood won silver in Health and Fitness 14-18 age group, Alice Holmes won gold in Careers and Entrepreneurship 9-10 age group and Willow Gatewood won silver in Horse 11-13 age group. Lorrie Norwood, Alice Holmes and Willow Gatewood all qualified for the NC State 4-H Presentations contest! Congratulations to all of our 4-H youth, you made Rockingham County proud!! For more information about 4-H in Rockingham County contact Morgan Maness, 4-H Agent at 336-342-8230 or email@example.com.
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1st Auxiliary Post Easter Egg Hunt In March Post 534, Post Ladies Auxiliary, and Post Legion Riders from Eden held our first annual Post Easter Egg Hunt.
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MAY 2013 EDEN’S OWN / COUNTY STAR, PAGE 17 ¶ Those on hand to welcome Congressman Coble included, on front row, left to right, Kelsey Richardson; Lesley Delahanty; Pam Patterson; Meredith Nunnery; Congressman Howard Coble; Lynn Flanagan, HRC Executive Director; Flavel Collins; & HRC Board Chair, Mark Pegram. Second row: David Stone, Pres/CEO, Carolinas Center; HRC Board Treasurer Harold Vaden; HRC Medical Director Dr. Zack Hall; Rick Gibson; Tripp Kimbrough; Otelia Glosson; Mary Beth Suggs; Teressa Baize; Stephanie Blackstock
Hospice of Rockingham County meets with Coble On March 28th, 2013, Hospice of Rockingham County hosted U.S. Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC) and his staff during his recent visit to Rockingham County. Clinical and administrative staff as well as trustees were on hand to welcome the congressman. A special guest from the hospice community was David Stone, President and CEO of The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care. Mr. Stone said, “As the state’s oldest and only association dedicated to hospice and palliative care, we are delighted to participate in today’s activities at Hospice of Rockingham County.” The Hospice staff had the opportunity to talk with Congressman Coble as well as his chief of staff, Ed McDonald and Lindsay Morris, district representative and they discussed several topics including the Medicare cuts to the Hospice Medicare Benefit that become effective April 1st and what these cuts could mean to hospices in general and HRC specifically. The staff also highlighted the findings of a recently-published study (conducted by the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center) demonstrating the cost savings end-of-life care (i.e. hospice care) brings to the Medicare program. “There are many issues
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Scouts and leaders work to get the food items together at the Salvation Army Major Leona O’Bryant, 6,393 meals were served, 1,377 families were provided with food boxes, and 516 food bags were distributed during this quarter alone. The United Way of Rockingham County also allocates funding for the Salvation Army Emergency Assistance program in which clients are able to take care of their families and themselves with dignity and increase their chances of attaining work. This program focuses on providing the homeless and low income individuals with essentials other than food. Assistance with utilities prevents disconnection of essential services such as electricity, heat and water. Heating assistance is provided with oil or wood as well as assistance in preventing evictions. The Salvation Army networks with other agencies to help supplement existing monies for rent to avoid the displacement of families. Additional Salvation Army services include: shower access, soap, shampoo for the homeless; assistance in securing jobs; and referral services for the disabled. The Salvation Army works closely with the Coalition of Homeless of Rockingham County. Since Christmas, 83 individual showers and care kit items have been utilized. Vouchers are used for qualified participants to purchase clothing at the Salvation Army Family Stores. United Way dollars helped provide 357 clothing items this quarter, assisting 37 families including 147 coats for children and 30 adult coats. Utility, heating fuel and other services assisted 38 families and 82 individuals in the last three months. This is a true "safety net" program that keeps people in their homes who might otherwise
have severe difficulties. The Salvation Army distributed a total of 8,646 toys, assisted 3,222 people including Angel Tree families, prison inmates and nursing home residents and a total of 1,781 community care gifts were given to nursing homes and prisons. The third Salvation Army program receiving United Way funds is the Youth Services. The Youth Programs increase selfesteem among children resulting in higher grades in school, better attendance, and increased involvement in school activities. These youth programs provide opportunities for team sports, arts and crafts, and progressive emblems. As the United Way of Rockingham County Campaign begins to wind down, please know that your dollars impact numerous lives in this community. People in our community are hungry and they need your help. A waiting list exists to receive one hot meal a day from the Meals on Wheels. For many of the elderly, this is the only human contact they see each and every day. Just recently, the American Red Cross had run out of all frozen and refrigerated foods and distributed a week’s worth of groceries to 100 families in one day. What once was an everyday food program has now become a 1-2 day a week service. For the family who has a loved one needing end of life care, time is of the essence. For the father who has lost his job and needs to put food on the table, time is of the essence. For the mother trying to escape danger for herself and her children, time is of the essence. For the individual in need of rescue services, time is of the essence. For families with two working parents and in need of after school care, time is of the essence. For students in need of healthcare and cannot afford to miss days in school, time is of the essence. The success of this year’s campaign depends on each and every one of us. This year’s goal is $1,000,000. The Rockingham County United Way is 76% to goal. Time is of the Essence. Make a difference in a life! The Rockingham County community needs your support. Payments to United Way of Rockingham County can be made by: Pay Pal, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Am. Ex., Check, Cash, Payroll Deduction. To give, advocate, or volunteer, please visit www.uwrockingham.org.
Honored guest were , Cadet Capt Dionica Alvarez (Candidate For Legion Trooper School) and Bluth Cadet 2LT Bryton Bluth (Candidate For Legion Trooper School). The Post held our regular meeting at witch time Cadet Capt Alvarez and Cadet 2LT Bluth told the Post why they Alvarez wanted to attend the State Legion Trooper School. Both were accepted by the Post to attend.
Students selected to attend Governor’s School Three students, from Rockingham C o u n t y Schools, have been selected to attend the 2 0 1 3 Etringer Governor ’s School of N o r t h Carolina. Student: His/her high s c h o o l : Subject area of focus: (Governor’s S c h o o l Southard West) A n n i e Southard, Rockingham County High School, 11th g r a d e , C h o r a l Music (Governor’s Barnett School East) D a l l a s Barnett, McMichael High School, 11th grade, Natural Science John Etringer, McMichael High School, 11th grade, Mathematics The Governor's School of North Carolina is a summer residential program for intellectually gifted high school students, integrating academic disci-
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May 4 Float from Draper Landing Access to Berry Hill Bridge Join the Dan River Basin Association's May 4 First Saturday Outing, launching at Eden's Draper Landing Access. Will Truslow, avid kayaker and a past president of DRBA, will coordinate the seven-mile float from the public river access point to just below the Berry Hill Bridge at the North CarolinaVirginia line. Participants are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. at the access's graveled parking lot beside the NC 700 Bridge to set the shuttle (GPS 36.4987, -79.6814). Three Rivers Outfitters of Eden, 336627-6215 or www.3-R-O.com, will offer boat rentals and shuttle for the float, which will end on private property with the owner's permission. In this river trip of Class I water, participants will navigate at least seven ledges and shoals with long-standing historic names found on old maps. Six of these have been made easier to navigate by structures such as sluice walls built in the nineteenth century by the Roanoke Navigation Company and the US Army Corps of Engineers. The sluices concentrate the river's water over shallow ledges, creating a channel deep enough to float long, narrow batteaux, the commercial "semi-trailers" of early river travel. Today's boaters benefit from the still-working navigation system that makes the river floatable even in extreme drought. Nearly a century before the river was improved for naviga-
tion, in 1728 a survey team led by Virginia's William Byrd determined the "dividing line" between North Carolina and Virginia. Byrd named the Dan River for the river in northern Israel and gave names that still survive to many of the river's tributaries. One was Cascade Creek, which enters from river left about halfway through the trip, so called "by reason of the multitude of waterfalls that are in it" some distance before it reaches the Dan. Devil's Jump Shoal, just downstream from Cascade Creek, is named for impressive mid-river rocks. On river right less than a mile downstream from Devil's Jump is the confluence of the Dan with Tanyard Creek, named for the tannery owned by John Morehead, father of North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead, who grew up nearby. Other examples of intriguing nineteenth-century labels are Beasley's Gallows Shoal Sluice and the well-preserved Hairston's Fish Trap Sluice, likely modified from an Amerindian fish weir of 1000 years ago.
The trip is part of the series of over 100 First Saturday Outings that have been offered by DRBA for over a decade. On earlier floats along this section of the Dan, clusters of large Great Blue Heron nests have been spotted high in the trees. Herons often escort DRBA's flotilla along the river, unless they are busy with their family duties. Other interesting facts about the geology, history, and culture of this section of the river are found in Maps 42 - 45 of "An Insider's Guide to the Dan River in North Carolina and Virginia," which is available at www.danriver.org . Participants in the outing are asked to provide boat, life jackets, lunch and water, to dress in layers of artificial (quick-drying) fabric and to sign a waiver. To reach Draper Landing Access from the north or west, take NC 14 to NC 700 East. Travel on NC 700 about 4 miles through Eden to the bridge over the Dan River. After crossing the bridge, go 0.1 mile and turn left into the gravel driveway to the access. From the south take US 29 North, turning left (west) on NC 700. Just past Quesinberry Road, turn right into the gravel driveway to the access beside the NC 700 Bridge over the Dan. From the east take US 29 South, turning right (west) on NC 700, and proceed as described above. Outings and meetings of the Dan River Basin Association are open to the public without charge. For trip information, contact trip coordinator Will Truslow, 336547-1903, email@example.com For information about the Dan River Basin Association, visit www.danriver.org.
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Three people recently completed training as volunteer tutors with the Rockingham County Literacy Project. Front left to right are graduates Judy Heflin, Rose Washington, and Jennifer Grant. Back left to right are tutor trainer Kathy Chase and executive director Jean Light Kinyon. The graduates will tutor local adults in reading, writing, math, and English as a Second Language. The Rockingham County Literacy Project works with volunteer tutors to provide these skills to adults who need and want them, and provides instructional materials free of charge to the students. For more information, contact Jean Light Kinyon at 6270007, or visit www.rcliteracyproject.org.
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The fun returns May 4th at the Black Tie & Blue Jeans event, when concerned citizens gather for a good time, delicious food, and a great cause, the Rockingham County Pregnancy Center. This year, the event will be held at First Presbyterian Church at First Presbyterian Church of Eden at 582 Southwood Drive (beside the location of the new Wal-mart Super Center) on Saturday, May 2nd. There will be both LIVE and SILENT auctions. Doors will open at 5:00pm, and the silent auction bidding will begin. Appetizers will be available from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. The program will start at 6:15pm. And, the live auction will begin at 6:45pm. Admission is free, but reservations are required by May 2nd! Be sure to make a reservation by calling the center at 6235540 Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The Rockingham Pregnancy Care Center is a registered 501(c)3 tax-exempt agency offering confidential and free of charge services to residents from all areas of Rockingham County and southern Henry County. Their services help to raise the quality of life for families and children. All donations are taxdeductible and a receipt will be provided. Come help celebrate the ministry and the mission of the RPCC.
Continued From Page 16 would traditionally learn in high school courses, providing them with an outstanding opportunity to build on laboratory skills, mathematical modeling, strategies in mathematical problem solving and exploratory data analysis. A statewide program of the University of North Carolina system, SVSM is administered by the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. Four campuses of the university system host the SVSM institutes. An admissions committee, comprised of professionals from across North Carolina, selects finalists to participate in Summer Ventures. Each finalist is assigned to a specific institute site based primarily on academic program preferences. For more information on the Summer Ventures program, visit www.summerventures.org.
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Zane Cardwell on the fire scene Zane Cardwell serves as a member of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners. But he also serves his community as a long-time member of the Northwest Rockingham Fire Dept. where he recently responded and assisted with fire ground operations. Rockingham County Fire Marshal Robert Cardwell captured a photo of the County Commissioner in action with the fire departCardwell ment in Mayodan. Fire Marshal Cardwell said, "I just happened to be in the attic of this house that had caught on fire when Zane climbed up the ladder to deliver a fire hose to us. The structure fire call happened Wednesday afternoon, March 27, on Ledbetter Rd." According to the Fire Marshal, "the occupant was home at the time vacuuming the floor when a neighbor banged on the door to get her out of the house. She was not aware her house was on fire. Northwest Rockingham, Mayodan, and Stoneville Fire Departments responded and arrived on scene to find heavy black smoke coming from the attic area of the house. The house sustained major attic and roof damage. No injuries were reported."
Premiere Finishing expands in county The Rockingham County Partnership for Economic and Tourism Development is pleased to announce that Premiere Finishing & Coating, LLC has expanded its warehousing and distribution operations. The company recently moved into 60,000 square feet of space at 310 Rockingham Drive in Reidsville, the building that previously housed Quality Associates. “It’s always great news when one of our existing industries needs expansion space,” said Graham Pervier, president of the Rockingham County Partnership. “We are happy to see that business is strong for Premiere Finishing and we hope that this additional space will help the company continue to grow.” Premiere Finishing is a leading contract prefinisher of hardwood flooring and panels for the cabinet and furniture industry. Its main plant and offices are located at 642 Grooms Road in Reidsville. The company has been in Rockingham County since 2002 and currently has 53 full-time employees. Other partners that helped make this project possible include the City of Reidsville, Triad Commercial Properties and Pete Osborne with Osborne Companies.
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The Eden Parks & Recreation Department took a group of 79 people to the Harlem Globetrotters game at Averett College in Danville, Va. on Tuesday night. Pictured above are some members of the group as well as some Globetrotter players. Globetrotter players signed autographs and had pictures made with the spectators after the game. A good time was had by all that attended.
Rockingham County Public Library 2013 Teen Poetry Contest Winners SUBMITTED TO THE REIDSVILLE LIBRARY High School Level First Place “Springtime” by Barbara Alyssa Pettigrew Carolina Baptist Academy Second Place “Curse Love” by Christina Ogletree Reidsville High School HM “Awakening” by Kera Clark Reidsville High School Middle School Level First Place “Riddled Pages” by Cassie Turner Reidsville Middle School Second Place “The War to End All Wars” by Jacob Imus Reidsville Middle School There were no other submissions for the Middle School Level to the Reidsville Library. SUBMITTED TO THE EDEN LIBRARY High School Level First Place “My Dad” by Christopher Moore Morehead High School Second Place “Soldier” by Colleen Chambers Morehead High School HM “Martin Luther Poem” by Morgan Brame Morehead High School Middle School Level First Place “Utopia” by Blair Tuggle Holmes Middle School Second Place “A Church” by Charity Sharpe Carolina Baptist Academy HM “Running From Past” by Becca Shive Rockingham Co Middle School SUBMITTED TO THE WESTERN LIBRARIES High School Level First Place “My Love” by Melissa Poff Home School There were no other submissions for the High School Level to the Western Libraries. Middle School Level First Place “Spring Is Once Again Here” by Irma Ibarra Western Rockingham Middle School Second Place “Bookworm” by Bailey Cope Western Rockingham Middle School HM “Freckles” by Kathryn Dalton Western Rockingham Middle School
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The RCARC will provide a talk-in for Hams needing directions on their 147.345 N4IV repeater. The repeater has a PLtone of 103.5 Tailgating spaces and limited outdoor shelter spaces (with electricity) are available. The club will be selling snacks and drinks. A new 2 meter mobile radio will be given away. You do not have to be present to win. Admission is $4.00 in advance and $5.00 at the gate. Tailgate cost is $5.00 in the parking lot or $10.00 under the shelter with electricity. All amateur radio operators are invited and encouraged to attend. Advanced tickets or information is available by sending a SASE with payment to: RCARC swapfest, c/o George Brewer, 5190 NC Highway 700, Eden, NC 27288.
Relay For Life Kickoff On May 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm, Relay For Life of Rockingham County will kick off with a special Survivors Lap, a moving experience honoring those who have defeated cancer. Survivors will join together to take Relay’s opening lap, unified in victory and hope, while the rest of the event’s participants surround the track to cheer them on. If you are a cancer survivor or caregiver and would like to take part in the Relay For Life of Rockingham County, please call your American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.RelayForLife.org. Relay For Life is a unique grassroots fundraising event in which individuals and teams of participants in nearly 5,100 communities nationwide walk around a track overnight to celebrate the lives of those who have faced cancer, remember loved one lost, and commit to fight back against the disease. The money raised through Relay For Life supports the American Cancer Society’s efforts to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Everyone is invited to come out and join us as we Celebrate our Survivors, Remember our loved ones, and Fight Back against this terrible disease. There will be fundraisers on site, food, and entertainment will be provided. Come join us for lots of fun!
“MUSICAL MEMORIES VARIETY SHOW” Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 7:00 PM Bluegrass Pre-Show - 6:40 PM Morehead High School Best Auditorium 134 N. Pierce Street, Eden NC Broadway Show Selections Comedy / Gospel / Pop to Classical / Ventriloquist MHS Vocal Ensemble Alumni HIGHLIGHTS LIST “Pick A Pocket or Two” (Oliver), Randy McGuire, Henrico VA “If I Were A Rich Man” (Fiddler on the Roof), Butch Lovell, Greensboro NC “Do You Love Me” (Fiddler), Butch Lovell and Jocelyn Ross Katsenbaum, Richmond VA “Guys and Dolls” (Guys and Dolls), Bishop Dr. Ralph D. Graves, Kernersville NC - Bill Roberts, Eden NC “Adelaide’s Lament’ (Guys and Dolls), Gayle Edwards Williamson, Ocean Isle Beach NC “Gospel,” Bobby Hampton & St. John’s Baptist Men, Axton VA “Comedy,” Halicia Thompson, Greensboro NC “You Made Me Love You,” Lynn Tuttle, Madison NC “The Jobe Song,” Jamie Galloway, Vocal & Piano, Eden NC Wayne Seymour and Ted Hopkins, Masters of Ceremonies R. Duane Best, Producer and MHS Advocate (53 Years) MHS Duane Best Scholarship Fund Benefit FREE CONCERT with Donations Accepted! P O Box 4424, Eden NC 27289 - 336-623-2932 or email@example.com **** LODGING SPECIAL RATES: State “MHS BEST FUND” 10 Rooms through June 1, 2013 Baymont Inn & Suites [Formerly Jameson] 336-627-0472 Double/King $78.23/Night Tax Incl. Hampton Inn 336-627-1111 Double $86.05/Night Tax Incl.
Dillard teacher named Outstanding Elementary Math Teacher of Year Dillard Elementary School third grade teacher Pam Dalton has been named Rockingham County Schools 2013 Outstanding Elementary School Mathematics Teacher of the Year. The statewide recognition through the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) is sponsored by the NC Department of Public Instruction. Dalton is a 24 year veteran educator for Rockingham County Schools. The North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) is the professional organization in North Carolina of
all persons responsible for the teaching of mathematics. Its membership includes teachers from all levels, kindergarten through graduate school, and other professionals who work with curriculum and materials for the teaching of mathematics. As Rockingham County’s Outstanding Elementary Mathematics Teacher, Dalton will receive a one year's membership in the NCCTM, a personalized award, recognition at the State Conference in Greensboro, and her name will be listed in on NCCTM’s website.
Honoring WWII Veterans Freedom is not Free There is so little we can do to thank those who served for their sacrifice and risks, but as a token of their appreciation some will be honoring veterans from WWII with a popular event in Eden. The Eden Evening Lion’s Club will host this veteran’s dinner in remembrance of those past and in honor of those still with us. This moving event begins at 5pm, May 27th at the MoreheadFair House located at 420 Boone Road, Eden. The Patriot Riders, Eden City Police and Sheriff’s Department will escort veterans and their spouses. Some veterans will arrive on limousines provided by Fair and Wilkerson Funeral homes. There will be special displaying of the flag, presentation of colors by the Rockingham County Veterans’ Honor Guard,
as well as music from the 208th Concord Army Band. Local restaurants were eager to donate the food for the event. Are you or someone you know a veteran who needs a ride to the event? Call 336-627-8851 and they will arrange for you to picked up. • The county will mark Memorial Day with a service in Wentworth at Veteran’s Park honoring all veterans from the county. Paying tribute to the men and women of America’s military, there will be a service, playing of taps and speakers from throughout the county government. The reading of the names of the county veterans who passed away since last years event will take place, as well as a placing of a wreath to honor the fallen veterans.
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Do you have pesticides at your home of farm that you no longer need or use? If your answer is ‘yes’, then you’ll be interested in the Rockingham County Pesticide Collection Day on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The Rockingham County Extension Office, in cooperation with the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, a NON-Regulatory and Cost-Free program, will be offering this Pesticide Collection Day for residents in Rockingham County and all of the surrounding North Carolina counties. County Agricultural Extension Agent Kathryn Holmes will be the local contact for the event. The Collection will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Rockingham County Agricultural Center, 525 Hwy 65 Reidsville, NC 27320. Nearly all pesticide products will be accepted at this amnesty collection event, including banned and out-dated pesticides. For pesticides with unreadable or missing labels, please contact the Cooperative Extension Office for instructions. Please save any portion of the label to help identify the material so you can be assisted with disposal. Unknown materials cannot be accepted. For gas cylinder or
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Congressman Coble talks with county leaders U.S. Congressman Howard Coble (6th District, North Carolina) visited the Rockingham County Governmental Center's County Commissioner's Chamber in Wentworth on March 28th, to talk with governmental leaders about federal issues that have direct impacts on local decisions, budgets and services to citizens. Escorted by Rockingham County Commissioner Mark Richardson, Coble was greeted by the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Chair W. Keith Mabe. The Congressman was accompanied by Chief of Staff Edward McDonald, District Represent-ative Lindsay Morris, and McMichael High School Senior Kelsey Richardson (who was shadowing Coble). Kelsey is a student intern being mentored by Coble's District Representative and is learning about government for her senior project. From left to right, sitting up front talking to department heads: U.S. Congressman Howard Coble (6th District, North Carolina), Standing: Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Chair W. Keith Mabe, County Commissioner Mark Richardson, and County Manager Lance Metzler. Rockingham County Governmental leaders with U.S. Congressman Howard Coble (6th District, North Carolina) on March 28th in the County Commissioner's Chamberof the Governmental Center. Coble discussed a variety of issues directly impacting Rockingham County.
Rabies Vaccination Clinic Scheduled Veterinarians are cooperating again this year with local animal control officers and the Rockingham County Department of Public Health to offer rabies clinics for dogs and cats. Rabies continues to be a public health threat in Rockingham County, and vaccinating pets will help to remedy the problem and keep the rabies virus from threatening pets and people. There have been three posi-
tive rabies cases so far this year. An unvaccinated pet dog in the Reidsville area came into contact with a rabid raccoon and had to be euthanized. We also have recorded two positive skunks so far this year. During 2012 in Rockingham County, eleven wild animals (five skunks, five raccoons, one fox), tested positive for rabies, a deadly viral disease transmitted by rabid animals. In addition to the
containers greater than 5 gal in size, please contact the Extension Office BEFORE the Collection Day for special instructions and information. For tips on transporting the pesticides safely to the Collection event, contact the Extension Office. Each year the Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program (www.ncagr.com/PDAP) visits between 40-50 counties to collect unwanted and unused pesticides through this NON-Regulatory
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themselves and their resources is truly remarkable. Eden Mayor John Grogan expressed his sincere appreciation for this generosity at an April 10, 2013, cele-
In 1947, almost 200 acres of land was purchased for the new Dan River Steam Station site on Edgewood Road in what was formerly called Draper, NC, now Eden. On March 29, 1948, construction began on the new powerhouse and little more than a year later personnel received assignments to start-up and operate the plant. Dan River Steam Station #1 was placed into commercial operation as of midnight, Sunday, December 11, 1949 and two weeks later construction began on #2 turbogenerator. It was completed on February 26, 1950. With these two milestones completed, the building and grounds were finished on June 1, 1950, making the total plant cost $15 million. Fast forward more than 60 years and Duke Energy has invested again in Eden, but it is more than $700 million in this new gas-powered Eden facility. Such an investment--especially when compared to the cost of its original Eden operation--is remarkable. It is one of the largest, if not the largest single corporate investment ever made in Eden. Duke Energy has always been a good corporate citizen. It provides power to Eden’s citizens, jobs to those who work at the Dan River and Belews Creek Steam Stations and supports area events and economic development. One of the best decisions Duke Energy ever made was choosing CB&I, formerly The Shaw Group, to complete the gas-powered project. Many people may not be aware of the tremendous impact the CB&I employees had on our community. Below are some examples: · More than 1,000 employees descended upon Eden to work on this facility. They infused our community with their hard-work, generosity and consumer spending. · Motel occupancy taxes, paid by the workers who rented motel rooms, increased by almost 12% in 2010 and 13% in 2011 in Eden. Our motel tax revenue exceeded $73,000 in 2011, the highest amount ever collected. · Realtors enjoyed an influx of rental property leases for the
duration of the workers’ time in Eden. · What is most significant is how the employees gave of themselves to help those in need in Eden. CB&I Construction Superintendent Padraig McDonagh and NC State Trooper Darren Wright established “A Little Sacrifice,” a fund to contribute resources to this community. This is what they did for Eden: o They raised money for Salvation Army Christmas Angel program resulting in 225 bikes and other gifts. o After their days working outside in the elements, CB&I employees found time to help make and fill gift and food boxes for families in need. o They donated $800 to make a downtown clock possible. o An $8,000 donation was made to the Morehead High School sports facility. o $10,000 was given for a highway patrol scholarship fund. o They purchased ball field fencing for the Eden YMCA. o Padraig would give Wal-Mart gift cards to those people he learned were having financial difficulties. o For the Eden Police Department, CB&I employees purchased a new police dog and combat gear. o Two $89 bicycles were raffled off for a total of $3,500 because each raffle winner refused to accept the bikes so they could be raffled again and again and again. o One CB&I employee shoveled the driveway of an Edgewood Road resident after a snow. The list of what CB&I employees did for this community goes on and on. They never refused a request to help. One of the most gratifying remarks we heard from Mr. Mc Donagh was that the people of Eden he encountered were not just acquaintances—they became friends. And he said he had never worked with such generous workers on any of the many projects he has facilitated over his career. The Duke Energy and CB&I employee generosity was significant. But for the CB&I leaders and employees---who have no ties to Eden---to give so much of
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For The Fun Of It The $5.37 Order At Taco Bell
$5.37! That's what the kid behind the counter at Taco Bell said to me. I dug into my pocket and pulled out some lint and two dimes and something that used to be a Jolly Rancher.Having already handed the kid a five-spot, I started to head back out to the truck to grab some change when the kid with the Elmo hairdo said the hardest thing anyone has ever said to me. He said, "It's OK. I'll just give you the senior citizen discount." I turned to see who he was talking to and then heard the sound of change hitting the counter in front of me."Only$4.68"he said cheerfully. I stood there stupefied. I am 56, not even 60 yet? A mere child! Senior citizen? I took my burrito and walked out to the truck wondering what was wrong with Elmo. Was he blind? As I sat in the truck, my blood began to boil. Old? Me? I'll show him, I thought. I opened the door and headed back inside. I strode to the counter, and there he was waiting with a smile. Before I could say a word, he held up something and jingled it in front of me, like I could be that easily distracted! What am I now? A toddler? "Dude! Can't get too far without your car keys, eh?" I stared with utter disdain at the keys. I began to rationalize in my mind! "Leaving keys behind hardly makes a man elderly! It could happen to anyone!" I turned and headed back to the truck. I slipped the key into the ignition, but it wouldn't turn. What now? I checked my keys and tried another. Still nothing. That's when I noticed the purple beads hanging from my rear view mirror. I had no purple beads hanging from my rear view mirror. Then, a few other objects came into focus: The car seat in the back seat. Happy Meal toys spread all over the floorboard. A partially eaten dough nut on the dashboard. Faster than you can say ginkgo biloba, I flew out of thealien vehicle. Moments later I was speeding out of the parking lot, relieved to finally be leaving this nightmarish stop in my life. That is when I felt it, deep in the bowels of my stomach: hunger! My stomach growled and churned, and I reached to grab my burrito, only it was nowhere to be found. I swung the truck around, gathered my courage, and strode back into the restaurant one final time. There Elmo stood, draped in youth and black nail polish. All I could think was,"What is the world coming to?" All I could say was, "Did I leave my food and drink in here"? At this point I was ready to ask a Boy Scout to help me back to my vehicle, and then go straight home and apply for Social Security benefits. Elmo had no clue. I walked back out to the truck, and suddenly a young lad came up and tugged on my jeans to get my attention. He was holding up a drink and a bag. His mother explained, "I think you left this in my truck by mistake" I took the food and drink from the little boy and sheepishly apologized. She offered these kind words: "It's OK. My grandfather does stuff like this all the time." All of this is to explain how I got a ticket doing 85 in a 40 mph zone. Yessss, I was racing some punk kid in a Toyota Prius. And no, I told the officer, I'm not too old to be driving this fast. As I walked in the front door, my wife met me halfway down the hall. I handed her a bag of cold food and a $300speeding ticket. I promptly sat in my rocking chair and covered up my legs with a blankey.Hair “This,” said the pharmacist, “is guaranteed to make hair start growing back within a week.” He handed a jar of cream over to a balding customer for examination. “Works in less than a week, you say?” the man asked. “As advertised,” the pharmacist assured him. The customer opened the jar, touched a bit of the cream to his finger, reached across the counter and rubbed it on the pharmacist’s own bald spot. “I’ll be back in a week,” he said, “to see if you’re telling the truth.” The good news was that I had successfully found my way home.
Clapping The young, bearded man sat in the psychiatrist’s office clapping his hands in a steady cadence: clap…clap-clap…clap…clap-clap…. When it came the young man’s turn, the psychiatrist immediately asked him the meaning of the hand-clap routine. “It’s a secret ritual,” the patient answered. “I learned it from a street musician.” “What’s the purpose?” “It keeps killer sharks away.” “Oh, you won’t be bothered by a shark in here,” assured the psychiatrist. “Thanks to me,” added the patient.
Hair “This,” said the pharmacist, “is guaranteed to make hair start growing back within a week.” He handed a jar of cream over to a balding customer for examination. “Works in less than a week, you say?” the man asked. “As advertised,” the pharmacist assured him. The customer opened the jar, touched a bit of the cream to his finger, reached across the counter and rubbed it on the pharmacist’s own bald spot. “I’ll be back in a week,” he said, “to see if you’re telling the truth.”
Michelle: “Mom! Mom! We just found a snake in the backyard!” Mom: “Oh, no! Has it bitten anyone?” Michelle: “Nah. Actually, it’s just a baby. It’s kinda cute!” Mom: “well, you know some snakes never grow very long. How can you be sure it’s a baby?” Michelle: “’Cause it carries its own rattle at the tip of its tail.”
“Dad, I think the Browns next door are angry at us.” “Why is that?” “They’re probably mad because our dog can retrieve the newspaper, and theirs can’t.” “How could you possibly know that? We don’t even subscribe to the paper.” “Yeah, that’s probably got something to do with it, too.” A baby hippopotamus was playing hide and seek in the jungle with an ant. The ant, logically, had an easier time concealing himself. Finally, in frustration, the young hippo deliberately stepped on the poor ant. “Bruce?” shouted the hippo’s mother, seeing what had happened. “Why did you kill that ant?” “I only meant to trip him,” Bruce said sheepishly.
The college student was quite nervous on the first afternoon of his summer job as a resort hotel porter. A veteran at the bell desk gave him some friendly advice: “You’ll get good tips if you chat with the guests and call them by name.” “Er, how do I find out their names? Do I sneak over to the reception desl before I take them to their room, or just come right out and ask them?” “No, no. Neither. All you have to do is notice the name and address labels on their suitcases.” With this advice, the student porter escorted a well-dressed, elderly couple to their suite on the fourth floor. Reaching down to clutch a couple of bags, he slyly read the tag dangling off one of the handles. “So,” he ventured, “it’s nice having you here, Mr. and Mrs. Leather. What brings you to the islands?”
Grill “I see the Andersons have returned our grill,” said the wife happily, glancing out the window. “They’ve had it for the last six months, and I was afraid now that they’re moving, they’d take it with them by mistake.” “You mean that was our grill?” screamed her husband, entering the back door. “I just paid them $25 for it at their yard sale!”
Clock A man was lugging a grandfather clock from an antique shop to his car, three blocks away. Swaggering with each step, unable to see directly in front of him, he accidentally bumped an elderly couple heading in his direction on the sidewalk. “I’m so sorry,” he apologized, turning awkwardly toward them. The couple glared at him angrily. The lady retorted, “Why don’t you carry a wristwatch, like everyone else?”
20 Percent A man was driving home from an out-of-town trip and called his wife on the cellular phone. “I’ll be home in about three hours,” he observed. “I see the weather report calls for a 20 percent chance of snow flurries there tonight.” “Well, you’ll need to drive more carefully than you think,” his wife said. “The children have been building 20 percent snowmen and having 20 percent snowball fights since lunchtime.”
Passed Away “I hear Sam Culpepper passed away last week.” “Yeah, he was right well off, too. I’d like to know how much property he left.” “’Bout all of it, I expect.”
Weather After months of discouraging failures in his daily weather forecasts, a TV climatologist submitted his resignation. “But you have such a friendly screen presence,” the station manager protested. “Our audiences love you, even when you get the forecasts wrong.” “Thanks, but I really think I need to be in a different locale altogether.” “Why?” “Well, it’s obvious that the weather here just doesn’t agree with me.”
Hammer To a kid with a hammer, everything in life is a nail.
PUZZLE Locate These Hidden Words In Eden’s Own Find A Word MOTHERS VICTORIA REMEMBER SEALS TOGETHER CHEERFUL
DAY NAVY MARINE NATIONAL PARTY SUMMER
ARMED MEMORIAL AIR GUARD GIFTS LOVE
FORCES ARMY WARM FAMILY FOOD SUN
P A R T Y S U N Y F S
G L L A I R O T C I V
T R E T A B O A I H M
R H A A F O O D M L R
D E M R A R M Y V A N
C I N S R E H T O M D
I U O R T G M O E L S
F F V H E I U T N Y U
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Fun 4-H Summer Adventures Available 2013 Rockingham County 4-H Summer Adventures is now available! Believe it or not it is time to start thinking about what your child is going to be doing this summer. Summer is just around the corner and Rockingham County 4-H has some great programs planned! What is your youth doing this summer? Would you like for your youth to have a safe and productive place to spend their summer days? If so, check out the Rockingham County 4-H Summer Adventures programs. Your youth can have fun while learning important life skills! Rockingham County 4-H along with the NC Cooperative Extension and United Way of Rockingham County is sponsoring the 4-H Summer Adventures
Program. The programs vary in length and cost, but all programs are very reasonable with some being free! We are offering programs for youth ages five to eighteen and you do not have to be in 4-H to come, but we bet you will want to join after you see what all 4-H offers. Each program does have a limited number of spots available so be sure to contact us as soon as possible! Here is a summary of some of the programs we are offering this year. At Discovering Differences, youth will learn about different cultures around the world as well as gain awareness about disabilities. 4-H Investigates is back – this is one of the most popular programs where youth will become detectives to solve a “murder” mys-
tery. They will learn techniques such as DNA extraction, forensic anthropology, fingerprinting and much more. At Junk Drawer Robotics, youth will gain an understanding in the basic science concepts related to robotics. This is a program for youth who love to build and design things. These are just a few of the programs being offered this summer. You can find full details in the 4H Summer Adventures program packet. You can find the registration packet online at: http://rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/ or you can contact Morgan Maness, 4-H Agent by calling (336)342-8230 or by email at morgan_ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Boy Scouts of America 2013 Spring Camporee On April 12th the Old North State Council Boy Scouts of America held their annual Spring Camporee at Cherokee Scout Reservation in Yanceyville. The theme for the Camporee was, “A Scout is Physically Fit”, and all the events were geared around Navy Seal Exercises. Over one hundred and sixty scouts and scouters attended the 12 events. Some of the events included: Military Crawl, sit-ups, pushups, 660 run with a log, sit-ups with a log, pull-ups, rope crossing, flutter kicks, and bench pressing a log. The Boy Scouts of Old North State Council would like to thank the following sponsors for all their support: Atkins Real Estate, Boss Motors, Carolina Fueling Co, Clarence Hale Auto Sales, Cunningham Tire, Dave Price Towing, Eden Tire and Wheel, Edward Jones, Elaine’s Antiques, Elizabeth’s Pizza, El Parral, Flemming Real Estate, Hale Auto Repair, House of Health, Jumpers Auto Service, Kings Chandelier, Kings Inn Pizza, Lynrock Golf Course, Olde Reidsville Gun Shop, Osborne Real Estate and Construction, Railroad Café, Randy Hunt, Rays Trailer Hitch, Red River Grille, Sam Smith Construction, Sheetz, Summers Grille, Tri City Ford, Tri City Glass and Mirror, and Tractor Supply Company.
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“Keystone Cops” raise funds for the Arts in county schools Bad economic times almost always resulted in cuts to the programs offered in our schools and communities. Everyone struggles to meet their budgets. To put it simply, the funds just aren't available. No matter where this occurs it hurts everyone it touches. One of the first places affected if the school systems of various arts programs; Music, art and drama classes are cut, giving priority to core curriculum classes. Remember art classes when you were in school? Were you in the marching band or performed in a play? Besides wonderful memories, these programs provide our children with invaluable learning opportunities. High school students who participate in the arts score and average of 58 points higher on their verbal SAT score and 38 points higher on their math SAT score than those students who take no art classes. Students in the arts develop problem-solving skills and an
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While we hope to raise money for him the entry fees and team support, additional donations are crucial to the success of this program. Please consider making a pledge to a worthwhile calls, your gift will go far in guaranteeing that the arts will continue to be an important part of the school curriculum and Rockingham County, and our children's education. If you have questions please contact Stan Koonts, Donna Rainey, or Sandy Wilkerson at She stone foods at 336-361-6000 or Kevin Suthard at the Rockingham County sheriffs office at 336-634-3232.
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increase in creativity thinking and social skills. Without these programs, our children will not receive the balanced education they deserve. " Readin', ritin', and 'rithmatic" May feed the mind, but the arts feed the mind and the soul! Keystone foods and the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office are partnering to sponsor the first annual Keystone Cops for the arts event on Saturday, June 29, 2013 to raise money for the various arts programs throughout the Rockingham County school system. This will include a 5K run/walk and bicycle rides of 10, 30, and 60 miles. We hope you and your organization, will participate in this event!
Mark Your Calendars for a free concert in June Market Square will be the place to be this spring, summer & fall. New this season will be a free “Pops on the Square” Series sponsored, in part, by a grant from the Reidsville Area Foundation. This is a wonderful opportunity to bring musicians to our City that you find performing in larger metropolitan areas.” Taking the stage Friday, June 7, is Carolina Brass. Based out of Greensboro, Carolina Brass is a national touring ensemble and Summit Recording artist, and has quickly become the premiere brass ensemble of the Southeast, raising the bar for music performance and education in America. From the elegance and grace of beautiful classical music to the hard driving sound of a big band, Carolina Brass will sweep you off your feet and leave a smile on your face. Their winning combination of virtuosity and humor brings a fresh approach to great music of all types, engaging audiences in a vibrant and energetic musical experience.
On May 22nd, the Dot Wilson Memorial Golf Tournament will return to Lynrock Golf & Swim Club in Eden. This tournament is to benefit the Salvation Army of Rockingham County in Eden. This is a “Captain’s Choice” tournament with first, second and third place teams awarded. Prizes will also be given away for closest to pin on all five par 3’s. Practice will be from 11:30 to noon, a barbecue lunch will be served from noon to 1pm. Prize drawing will be held at 12:30 and the shotgun start will be at 1pm.
Teams will be posted at the scorer’s tent. Sponsorships are still available for golfers, platinum ($500), Gold ($250) and Tee ($100). If you are interested in participating or for more information, call Lynrock at 336-623-6110 or The Salvation Army at 336-627-4177. Checks should be made payable to The Salvation Army and mailed or taken to Lynrock Golf Club, 636 Valley Drive, Eden, NC 27288 or to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 769, Eden, NC 27288.
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people with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
This publication is written for, about and by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and often features articles and information about The Arc. As of January, 2013, it will be available in Barnes and Noble Booksellers. Visit www.apostrophemagazine.com for more information or to start a subscription. The Arc of Rockingham County, Inc, works with and for
For the fun of it
Dreams “Doc, I’ve been having horrible dreams at night.” “What are they about?” “Well, last night I dreamed I was in a pasture eating grass with a herd of cows.” “That’s odd, but not really problematic. Why does it bother you?” “When I got up this morning, the corner of my bed was missing.”
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Sports Shorts EDEN PARKS & REC. DEPT. INDOOR SOCCER - FIRE Kneeling - Jameer Taylor. Standing L to R - Jordan Harris, Fonzie Falcon and Sade Johnson. Not Pictured - Jakayla Harris.
EDEN PARKS & REC. DEPT. INDOOR SOCCER UNITED Kneeling L to R - Destiny Kellam and Ben Hauserman. Standing Malika Benhammou and Bob Hauserman. Not Pictured McKayla Simmons.
EDEN PARKS & REC. DEPT. INDOOR SOCCER REGULAR SEASON CHAMPS - REVOLUTION Front - Jouzlyn Falcon and Phoebe Shaffer. Standing - Tristen Smith, Brista Vincent and Jadan Martin.
EDEN PARKS & REC. DEPT. INDOOR SOCCER PLAYOFF CHAMPS - CREW Kneeling L to R - Shantel Gill and Zakaiah Tinsley. Standing L to R - Isaac Falcon, Dominique Blackwell and Jerry Lester. Not Pictured - Danny Lunsford.
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Textile Legacy Industries Continue To Thrive As both our private and public sectors have worked together to reshape our economy, we are now seeing the tides shift again as many of our “legacy” industries are rebounding and transforming. Local textile companies that are primarily yarn spinners—both cotton and synthetics—have used innovation, productivity and quality assurance to regain their competitiveness and keep production in the United States. Unifi, McMichael Mills and Frontier Spinning (all located in Mayodan), SANS Technical Fibers (Stoneville), and Innofa
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4 p.m. - 8 p.m
Kingsway Plaza - 220 W. Kings Hwy, Eden, NC
You don’t want to miss this exciting event! Admission: Two cans of food for local food pantries or a donation to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library a Rockingham County Partnership for Children project providing books for our children ages birth to 5. COME SEE WHAT LOCAL BUSINESSES HAVE TO OFFER!
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Feathers ‘N Fur Visit the new pet shop located at 220 W. King’s Hwy between A + Rentals and the Eden Community Resource Center in Kingsway Plaza. They can supply all of your pet needs. They have some very cool birds that interact with their customers. Call 336-623PETS (7387) or visit www.FeathersNFurShoppe.com The Front Porch Let Mel and Gloria Hall prepare a fabulous basket that is a perfect Mother's Day gift. They have a
great selection of items for your basket, including gourmet food items, coffees, and wines. Call 336-627-9041 to order today. Also, join them on Saturday May 11th from 3:00pm until 5:00pm for a Relay for Life wine tasting. You can enjoy the tasting, terrific food, and entertainment for a $10 donation to Relay for Life. Belladonna Antiques and Interiors There are many new items in stock at Belladonna Antiques and Interiors located at 646
SALVATION ARMY GOLF TOURNAMENT Lynrock Golf & Swim Club Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Practice 11:30 - Noon Barbecue Lunch Noon - 1 p.m. Prize Drawing 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start 1 p.m. Individuals & Teams Accepted Captains Choice Salvation Army - 627-4177 • Lynrock - 623-6110
Washington Street. They have a full line of WoodWick Candles as well. Stop in and see Mark or call 336-623-0984. David Price Auto Works With spring here and summer pushing upon us, don't forget to make sure your vehicle is ready for those hot days and steamy nights. Get a jump on the heathave your AC system serviced now. Mention reading this "snipit" and receive a 10% discount. David Price Auto Works is located at the corner of Monroe and Jay Streets in the Historic Leaksville Shopping District. Call 336-623-2460 for more information. Monroe Mini Mart At our eclectic country storehave a pop, pay a bill, take a chance on a winning lottery ticket--anything can happen! Let the owners of the Mini Mart know how they are doing-if there's something you'd like them to stock, just speak up! Their friendly staff is here for youcome on up to Monroe St and share a smile-you'll find them contagious. Olde Leaksville Shopping District Ladies Nite Out will take place on May 10th from 5:00pm8:00pm in the Historic Leaksville Shopping District There will be tastings of local wines, special sales, and entertainment. There's something to appeal to all-'cause "The Good Stuff's Downtown."
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June Marie Boutique In May, June Marie Boutique, located at 658 Washington Street will introduce its newest line of gifts for the wee ones in our lives, Bunnies by the Bay, the world renowned children's clothing, toys and collectables. Also new to the shop – beautiful spring scarves – made from material is so lightweight that you can wear it throughout the spring and summer to brighten any wardrobe. Sylvia McCrory’s faith-based jewelry is all 50% throughout the month. Sylvia’s line of jewelry is both fashionable and inspirational. They will offer Wedding Emergency Kits – for all members of the bridal party – the Bride, the Groom, the Maid of Honor, Bridesmaids, Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom, etc. This is a chic collection of survival kits to help you conquer life's little emergencies. Every kit developed satisfies two criteria. First, it must be utterly practical. And second, it must look good. Guided by that philosophy, we hope to help thousands of ordinary people survive not-so-ordinary emergencies. Survival has never been so stylish. Flowers Baking CompanyOpening Soon! On May 6th, the Flowers Baking Company will open in the former Merita Bread store location at
403 W. King’s Hwy. They will stock a complete line of Flowers Baking items. Mind, Body and Spirit: Our God-Given Ability for Self-Healing Eden physician Jim Parsons will hold this class at Leaksville United Methodist Church 603 Henry Street, Eden, NC beginning Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00pm at the church and it will run at least four weeks, perhaps longer. Dr. Parsons has studied mind-body medicine and the role of meditation and guided imagery in healing for years. The suggested book to read is: The Relaxation Revolution by Herbert Benson, MD of Harvard Medical School. For more information, contact Leaksville United Methodist Church at 336623-3418 or Mike Dougherty at 336-623-8266. The Farabee Consider having your next party at the Farabee, located at 1301 West Washington Street in Eden. This house is perfect for a variety of gatherings, such as receptions, showers, luncheons, seminars, clubs, business meetings, rehearsals or birthday parties. You may decide to have lunch or dinner with them or just meeting to socialize with family and
friends. Whichever you choose, they are sure you will enjoy your time spent with them. Call 336623-3210 for more information. Spiffy Tiff’s Cleaning, Organizing and Painting Service Owner Jennifer Griffin offers house and business cleaning, organization and painting services. She is reputable and reliable. Contact Jennifer at 336613-6547 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Cinco De Mayo At Rio Grande Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant will have Cinco De Mayo celebrations on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th from 6:00pm until….. They will have music, food and drink specials and a great time for all. Enjoy their beautiful patio too. Rio Grande is located at 122 E. Meadow Road in Eden. Call 336623-2680 for more information. Coming Soon! Fish Hook Fresh Seafood 245 W. King’s Hwy Call 336-432-5151 for more information Spray Gardens Flowers and Plants 557 Morgan Road Call 336-552-3038 for more information.
New Distribution Company Locates in Eden The Rockingham County Partnership for Economic and Tourism Development is pleased to announce that A1 Wholesale Tires will open a distribution and wholesale operation in Eden. The company plans to create approximately 12 new jobs and will be located in a former Spray Cotton Mills warehouse at 413 Church Street. “We are happy to announce more new jobs in Rockingham County,” said Graham Pervier, president of the Rockingham County Partnership. “We are especially pleased to see a new company making good use of an existing building and we look forward to A1’s success there.” The Eden facility will initially occupy 15,000 square feet in the Spray Cotton warehouse. It will serve retail tire dealers and tire centers all over North Carolina and Virginia with particular emphasis on Central NC and Southern VA. A1 Wholesale Tires distributes both new and used tires. The company also operates a distribution center in Wendell, NC that serves the Raleigh/Durham metro area. “We are very pleased to have been able to establish our business right in Eden and to have found excellent warehouse space in the Spray Cotton Mills building. We are excited about the possibilities of providing jobs
and giving back in our home community,” said Jim Koffarnus, a partner in A1 Wholesale Tires. “As our business grows, we hope to be able to create more jobs in the future.” “The new Eden facility gives us the ability to warehouse thousands of popular sizes of new and used tires in a single, conveniently and centrally located distribution center. That in turn will provide regional tire dealers easy, convenient, and cost effective access to product,” Koffarnus added. A1 Wholesale Tires wishes to thank the Rockingham County Partnership for Economic and Tourism Development, The City of Eden, and Mark Bishopric with Spray Cotton Mills for their assistance in locating this facility in Rockingham County.
For the fun of it
Real Hero Mary: “I hear Skip was a real hero when the office building caught fire. They say he led the whole staff safely outside.” Irvin: “Something like that. Actually, what I heard was that Skip was the first one out the door.”
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From The Desks Of CITY HALL
Ribfest gearing up for fun By Johnny Farmer, Parks & Recreation Director
City’s Water Quality Report now available By Dena Reid, Water Plant Superintendent
The City of Eden's 2012 Water Quality Report, detailing specific issues pertaining to the quality of drinking water that we provide to our customers, has recently been released. As part of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency mandate, water utilities across the country produce annu-
al reports that are designed to educate and inform consumers. "Although a requirement, we view this report as a vehicle to open communications with our customers," Environmental Services Director Terry Shelton said. "This is our opportunity to educate our customers and show them all of the hard work and effort that goes into making their water safe."
On April 8, the City mailed over 6,700 Water Quality Reports to customers. The report is available to all citizens who use the water that we provide. If you are not a customer, but would still like a copy of the report, it is available in the Billing and Collections Department at City Hall, 308 E. Stadium Drive, or on our website at www.edennc.us
members. The garden has been planted successfully for the past two years and has provided abundant harvests of tomatoes, beans, corn, squash, cucumbers, melons and many other delicious varieties of produce. The Community Garden of Eden is located on Rivercrest Drive off of Washington Street on
the west side of Eden. Plots are available free of charge! For more information, please contact Josh Woodall at 623-2110, option 2 or email@example.com.
Gardeners wanted Want fresh fruits and vegetables but no room for a garden? Or maybe you’ve tried gardening and quit in frustration when pests ate your produce. The Community Garden of Eden may be just what you need. It offers fenced in 10’x20’ plots with rich soil. Compost, mulch and water are all provided free to garden
Hooked on Fishing Derby set for May 18 By Johnny Farmer, Parks and Recreation Director
The Eden Parks and Recreation Department and the Eden Kiwanis Club will be sponsoring the annual Hooked on Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 18 at the Fireman’s Hut pond on Smith Acres Road. It is free for children ages 4-12 years old. Registration begins at 9 a.m., followed by fishing at 9:30. The fishing will end at 11. Children must be accompanied by an adult, but the adult is not allowed to fish. Only one rod is allowed per child. The bait to be used will be provided by the Parks & Recreation Department.
Flowers Baking Retail Store-Coming to Eden Flowers Baking Company is a division of Flowers Foods Bakeries Group is opening a store in the former Merita Bread location at 403 King’s Hwy on May 6, 2013. The company is a subsidiary of Flowers Foods and operates more than 25 bakeries and has a network of nearly 3,000 independent distributors that deliver the company's fresh breads, rolls and snack cakes daily to more than 70,000 retail and food service customers. Among the company s top brands are Nature s Own soft variety breads, Cobblestone Mill specialty breads and BlueBird pastries and cakes. The company also markets bread under a variety of regional brands, such as Sunbeam, Bunny, Evangeline Maid, Roman Meal, Country Hearth and ButterKrust.
Trophies will be awarded to a winner and runner-up for the largest fish and most fish caught. Each child will receive a goodie bag and there will be drawings for prizes which include free passes to Roll-A-Bout, Kingsway Cinema and the Mill Avenue Swimming Pool. The rain date for the fishing derby is June 1. We will only reschedule if there is a heavy rain. For more information, please call Carla or Mary at 6274711.
The City of Eden will host the 10th Annual Ribfest at Freedom Park on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There will be entertainment throughout the day along with arts and crafts for sale. Food vendors will be selling hot, delicious ribs and other festival food and drinks. Children can enjoy the event’s free inflatables. The Bullet Band will kick off the event at 10 with The Mamas and Papas following with an 11
a.m. performance. The Carolina Elite Cheerleaders will entertain the crowd at noon in the parking lot while Real Jazz takes the shelter stage at the same time. The House Rockers will finish up the event playing from 2 until 4. Ribfest is free and open to all so come out and enjoy Freedom Park during this wonderful spring season. For more information, call the Eden Parks and Recreation Department at 623-2110, option 3.
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MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY CLOSING The City of Eden Solid Waste Division will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday!
SOLID WASTE & REFUSE Collection Date Recycling Monday 5-27-13 No Collection Tuesday 5-28-13 Normal Schedule Wednesday 5-29-13 Monday’s Collection Thursday 5-30-13 Normal Schedule Friday 5-31-13 Normal Schedule
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If your collection day falls on an observed holiday, your collection will be Wednesday of that week. ALL AFTER HOURS CALLS SHOULD BE MADE TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 623-9755.
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Eden Preservation Society updates Tales from the Tarheel State Dessert and Lecture Series There are two remaining lectures in this series. On Friday, May 3, 2013 the lecture will be: Honest, Hard Working People: An Oral History of Family, Work, and Community in Piedmont Cotton Mill Villages, 1880-1940. Presented by UNC Chapel Hill's James L. Leloudis, Associate Professor of History. • On Friday, August 23, 2013 the lecture will be: The Saura Archaeological Research Along the Dan River 1938-1988. Presented by editor and author Stephen Davis, Jr., Research Archaeologist and Associate Director of the Research Laboratories of Archaeology and Adjunct Professor at UNCChapel Hill. Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Leaksville United Methodist Church, 603 Henry Street, Eden, NC. Tickets are $10.00 per lecture. Limited seating. Call 427-5711 or 623-6393 for tickets. •
EPS YARD SALE Our next Yard Sale will be Saturday, June 1, 2013. Please set aside items that you would like to donate for the sale (no clothing, please). We also need volunteers to help organize and work during the sale. More details to follow closer to the event. Location TBD. • PRESERVATION NEWS EPS has recently applied for a Marion Stedman Covington Foundation Grant that, if approved, will help us begin renovations of the Mill Superintendent House on Carroll Street. • EPS WILL BE SELLING BAKED GOODS at the Charlie Poole Music Festival this year. Be sure to come by and purchase some local delicious cakes and pies among other items to be offered. • Did you know? Before the Panic of 1819, the main business area of Leaksville was on Water Street which bordered the Dan River. During the economic downfall, businesses, a
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hotel and private dwellings were deserted and converted to pig sties and stables. According to local lure, in 1826, Andrew Johnson, then a tailor who would later become the 17th President of the United States, boarded for six to eight weeks in Leaksville at a hotel owned by William Spaulding. Johnson reportedly plied his trade during those weeks in a small building on the southeast corner of Washington and Henry Streets. The building was razed in 1926. In 1843,
Governor Morehead offered his Leaksville tavern building for the establishment of the North Carolina School for the Deaf. The school was later established in Raleigh. In 1844, local teacher Allen Smith earned $57.82 for the entire school term Five years after the end of the Civil War, African-Americans made up 46% of the local population. Find more information about these “little known facts” at the Eden Historical Museum!
• VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! Can you spare a few hours a month on Saturdays to volunteer at the museum? We also need volunteers to help with exhibits, window displays, historical research, cataloging artifacts, organizing negatives, community outreach, marketing and special projects. Please call or send an email to let us know if you can help!
THE SCOOP ON SENIOR FUN Eden Senior Center 508 Orchard Ave, Eden - Call 627-4711 for information on any of the following
• Center closed May 10th for Senior Games Awards Luncheon • FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION & ELECTRONIC FILING for SENIORS • Corn Hole - Every Thursday at 10:00 at the Garden of Eden Senior Center. • Dominos - Every Thursday at 11:00 at the Garden of Eden Senior Center. • Dance at the CB Hut- We will not be having the dance for the summer months. No dance in May, June, July and August. • Friends Club – From 10-11 at the Senior Center. Anyone is welcome to come join the fun and fellowship every Tues. We eat on the 4th Tuesday of each month at a local restaurant. • Exercise Mon., Wed. and Fri. 8:30-9:00. Sit down or stand up using resistance bands, balls and hand held weights. • Rook or Hand and Foot card games – Anyone interested in playing the card game Hand and Foot or Rook please show up at the Garden of Eden Senior Center BY 12:25 on Wednesdays. • Pickleball - Pickle ball- Learn to play now and join in on all the fun! We play every Friday except May 3rd at 10:00 at Mill Ave. Recreation Department. • Watercolor classes –10-12:30 at the Garden of Eden Senior Center. Call 627-4711 for more information • Legal Aid will be May 9, at 10:00 am call 1-800-951-2257 to make an appointment • Walking Group meets at the track on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00-8:30 am. Come Exercise with us on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30-9:00. Sit down or stand up class using resistance bands, balls and hand held weights. • Bingo Bash at 9:00 on Monday, May 15th at the Garden of Eden Senior Center. • New Computer Classes start the week of May 24th at the senior center!! Seniors ages 65 and up may take one class free per semester. Seniors younger than 65 may pay and attend classes. This session we will teach print shop, internet and buying and selling online. Call 627-4711 to register or get more information.
Reidsville Senior Center 201 N. Washington Ave., Reidsville Call 349-1088 for Information on any of the following listings: Our main office is now located in the former Salvation Army Community Bldg. at 708 Barnes St., Reidsville Phone: 394-4841. Fitness Classes are held at The Reidsville Recreation Dept. Gymnasium. • Reidsville Senior Center-Salvation Army Community Bldg.. 708 Barnes St, Reidsville #-336-394-4841 Painting, Crochet, Rook, Canasta, Pegs & Jokers Card Game, Bingo. Call for days and times. • Reidsville Teen Center - 506 Sprinkle St., Reidsville #-336-394-4864 • Recreation Gym - 206 N. Washington Avenue, Reidsville, Call 336-394-4841 Rusty Hinges Exercise, Dance, Senior Aerobics • Senior Strikers Bowling at Reidsville Lanes - 2 pm- 4pm• Wednesday Jewelry Making Class- Free - call for place/time/items needed. • Free tax assistance with the VITA Program, location will be The Reidsville Teen Center, 506 Sprinkle Street. Appointments for Tuesdays and Fridays only from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Call 394-4841 to make an appointment. • Pickleball: If you would like to learn and see what Pickleball is all about please come on out to our clinics Fridays •
Madison / Mayodan Senior Center 300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. Inside Madison/Mayodan Rec. Dept. Building. Call 548-2789, 548-9572 • Staying Strong: FREE exercise program Adults 55+ Instructor: Julie Joyce Tuesday/Thursday – 10am-11am • Dance Program: This program is for ages 2 - Teens. Classes held Mon., Wed., & Thurs. Schedules and monthly fees will vary. Taught by Deana DeHart and Elizabeth Carter. Call the M-M Rec. Dept. at 548-2789 for info • Piano Program: Piano Lessons every Thurs. for youth and adults. 20 minute sessions, one-on-one lesson with instructor, Dr. James Deere. The cost for lessons is $40 per-month plus books. Spots limited Contact call 548-2789. • Senior Tap Dance Lessons: Taught by Deana DeHart. Thurs. from 1:30pm – 2:30pm. $25 per-month for ages 55+ • Zumba Fitness Program: Classes are held at a variety of times and only cost $3.00 per class! Zumba is taught by certified instructors, Britta Younts, Amy Poe and Benita Lindstrom.
Someone You Know Is Hurting Tell him or her about Divorce Care, a special weekly seminar and support group for people who have been touched by separation or divorce.
Call today for more information: 336-558-5947 GriefShare & Divorce Care groups meet every Monday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 533 Greenwood St., Eden
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RCC Center for Active Retirement On the RCC Campus and open to ALL SENIORS • CALL 342-4261, ext. 2163 for details and directions. Cosmetology: Haircuts, shampoos, and manicures available Mon. - Thur. from 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Room 105 in Science Bldg. No appointment necessary; First-come, first-served. Call 342-4261, ext. 2163/2192. Gerald B. James Library: The RCC Library - Mon. – Thur., 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fri., 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Rockingham County Bookmobile: In Owens Human Services Bldg from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. the 4th Mon. of each month. Books, DVD’s, videos and magazines are available. Blood Pressure Screening: 1st Tue. of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Room 110 of the Owens Building. Games: Bingo. Tues.- 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. –Room 110 & Rook. Tue.- 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. –Room 102 -Senior Aerobics - Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9:30 a.m.—10:30 a.m. in Room 110 in the Owens Building. Join us for fun, fellowship and fitness! This is a FREE course. - Windows Moviemaker. Classes meet Tuesdays 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. in Room 203 in the Owens Building. Note: Minimum number of students in each class is 10. •
COMPUTER CLASSES ARE HELD AT EACH SENIOR CENTER!! Classes are FREE to seniors ages 65 and up. Call your senior center for times and dates.
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Eden Police join Twitter world The Eden Police Department is excited to announce the department will now be sharing more information with the public via social media by sending tweets of incidents that effect City of Eden residents. The Eden Police Department now has a Twitter account and can be found @EdenPD. This is something that the Eden Police Department has been working on for about nine months. Chief Reece Pyrtle believes strongly in the ability of social media to communicate with the public in a timely manner. Tweeting information about serious incidents will better inform our residents about what types of incidents police are responding to in their community. The Eden Police Department will not be tweeting every incident our officers respond to as we don’t want to inundate our followers with information, but serious incidents will now be shared with our followers on a short delay to allow officers time to respond to calls. Eden Police would also like to remind residents that social media is not
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Sheriff Sam Page to Capitol Hill on Border Security In mid-April Rockingham County Sheriff Page and seventeen other Sheriffs from across America rallied on Capitol Hill Washington, D.C. to meet with U.S. Senators regarding illegal immigration concerns, crime issues, Mexican drug Cartels, and the importance of securing our Nation's borders. Just prior to the event scheduled at the Senate Dirksen Bldg. on Wednesday April 17th, an
evacuation alarm was sent out over the intercom system to alert everyone that a suspicious package had been detected and that all three lower floors would be closed and the Hart Senate Building was subsequently evacuated. The Senator who was scheduled to speak with the Sheriffs was prevented from attending during the period that the evacuation took place, and the attendees
continued with the program and held the round table discussion after reconvening. Some of the speakers at this event were Sheriff Todd Garrison Chair of the Western Border Sheriff's Coalition, Sheriff Paul
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Babeau Pinal, County Az., Chris Crane, I.C.E., Richard Valdamar, Retired L.A. County, Ca. Gang investigator, and Rusty Flemming, Film Producer. Chris Crane with I.C.E. spoke on the pending law suit filed against D.H.S. Secretary Janet Napolitano as a result of them not being allowed to do their jobs as required by the law.
Mr. Crane represents as many as 5000 Federal agents. He told of the struggles of the I.C.E. Field Agents due to current directives set forth by Secretary Napolitano. Each speaker told of the impact that they had experienced with illegal immigrations, border security, and drug trafficking, the lack of support from Washington, D.C.; and the lack of security as seen from a local resident on the border. Following the round table
discussion, all of the Sheriffs participated in interviews with several national radio talk show hosts at the Phoenix Park Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. Sheriff Page also participated, discussing a North Carolina Sheriff's perspective on the illegal immigration discussion, and the importance of border security even for non-border states. “I am a Border Sheriff also…” said Page “from North Carolina.”
National County Government Month was celebrated in April April was National County Government Month and this year’s theme was “Smart Justice: Creating Safer Communities.” Rockingham County had displays in the Governmental Center lobby during the month of April to showcase services, including: DSS, Youth Services, Sheriff’s Department, Pre-trial Services, Help, Inc., Project Safe, Code Enforcement, and others. I n addition the County’s website featured programs to highlight how they work with other agencies to help create safer communities in Rockingham County. www.co.rockingham.nc.us This local National County Government Month was coordinated in by Paralegal Cindy Herring. The National Association of Counties President is encouraging counties to promote effective community corrections programs across the country with his 2012-2013 “Smart Justice” initiative. The goal is to build successful justice policies and practices among the nation’s counties and look at the need for intergovernmental collaboration and public private partnerships in an effort to create safer communities and spend taxpayer money more effectively. Issues include pre-trial services, post-release coordination, justice and mental health collaboration, supportive housing and employment.
Continued from Page 29 USA (Eden) are doing very well in this competitive, global industry. Their investments in their respective companies are paying off as our local Frontier Spinning, McMichael Mills and SANS plants have each added new jobs and equipment in the last couple of years. Global Textile Alliance is an innovative textile company that relocated its off-shore production facility in Reidsville as did Gerbing’s Heated Clothing, which announced it would move its overseas production to Stoneville in 2011. In addition, suppliers to this industry in Reidsville like DyStar, a textile dye manufacture, and Unifi’s dye plant, both continue to thrive in Rockingham County.
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Students receive variety of awards During the April 22 Student Awards Ceremony, numerous Rockingham Community College students received awards and recognition for their academic excellence, commitment, service, leadership, and contributions to the college and to their communities. “I admire all of you for your efforts,” said RCC President, Dr. Michael Helmick. “But remember, you didn’t do it alone; there were people who supported and helped you. Repay them by helping and teaching others. Share what you have learned.” Awards were given in three categories. Recipients will be named in each category along with the award or recognition they received. Student Organization awards Art Club – Jesse Shelton, Award for Outstanding Service to the Art Club; Criminal Justice Club – Bonnie Campbell, Danielle Clark, Nora Gann, Kay Helmick, Nick Kanetomo, Brandie Moore, Heather Stroud, Award for Outstanding Service to the Criminal Justice Club; Sigma Delta Nu Honor Society – Student Recognition: Ieshia Clark, Bonnie Cruz, Victoria Ortiz, Cinnamon Shreve; Intercollegiate Student-Athlete Recognition – Women’s Volleyball: Cassadee Dosher, First Team, All-Region 10, NJCAA Division III; Tate Andrews, Second Team, AllRegion 10, NJCAA Division III, Megan Sparks, Third Team, AllRegion 10, NJCAA Division III; Intercollegiate Student-Athlete Recognition – Men’s Basketball: Michael Smith, Third Team, AllRegion 10, NJCAA Division II; Malcolm Broadnax, Third Team, All-Region 10, NJCAA Division II.
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Awards and Recognitions for Academic Achievements Division of Business Technologies – Mona Chiusano, Outstand Student Award; Lynsey Caillouet and Angela Kirkman, Outstanding Student Award Nominees; Division of Health Sciences – Ardell Harrison, Student Achievement Award; Division of Humanities and Social Science – Thomas Knight, Jr., Associate in Arts Outstanding Student; Tracy Lea Hale, Associate in Fine Arts Outstanding Student; Katarine Hyler, Chris Vernon The Phil and Peggy Link Emerging Artist Award, 2012-13; Jesse Shelton, The Phil and Peggy Link Emerging Artist Award, 2013-14; Division of Math and Science – Kevin McHone, Distinguished Math and Science Student; Kathleen Harris, Outstanding Associate in Science Graduate; North Carolina Community College System Recognition – Jessica Baron, Academic Excellence Award recipient; Jessica Baron, Kathleen Harris, Mysti McDaniel, Kevin McHone, Academic Excellence Award nominees. Awards and Recognitions for Service, Co-Curricular Participation and Representation of the College All-USA Today – Andrew Bowman, Nominee from RCC; Rockingham Community College Foundation Awards – Michael Johnson (First Place), Melissa Easter (Second Place), Brittany Williams (Third Place), Essay Contest winners; Students Named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities – Megan Browning, Kathleen Harris, Marilyn Hopper, Thomas Knight, Jr., Kevin McHone, Brandie Moore, Matthew Oberg.
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M-M Musical Theatre Camp Please come join us for our annual Musical Theatre Camp – BROADWAY BLAST! Sponsored by the MadisonMayodan Recreation Department and DeHart Dance Theatre, this camp will take you through many facets of musical theatre – acting, singing, and dance. We are inviting all skill levels between ages 6 – 18 to participate. Students will learn to perform as well as learn auditioning skills while building self-esteem, confidence and teamwork. Instructors with years of experience in performing and directing will be teaching various skills and techniques at the camp as well. There will also be an end of camp production on the last day to showcase students’ talents. Camp Director, Deana DeHart, is an exciting, creative
and very motivating instructor. She has spent over 20 years as a choreographer for Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia as well as also doing shows for Carnival Cruise Line. She is also currently running dance programs in the area. Broadway Blast will be held at the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department June 24th – June 28th. There will be two classes taught to adequately instruct different age groups. Classes for ages 6 – 10 will be from 9:00am – 12:00noon and will cost $90.00. Classes for ages 11 – 18 will be from 1:00pm – 5:00pm and cost $110.00. To pre-register or for more information, contact Lauren at the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department at (336) 548-2789. Space is limited, so register today!
For the fun of it
Salesman A door-to-door salesman approached a nice home where two children played in the front yard. “Are either of your parents home?” he called. “Yeah, they’re both home.” The salesman rang the bell and waited. He rang again. Still, no one answered the door. “Why won’t they come to the door?” he asked the children. “This isn’t our house,” said one.
Mental Disorder Bridgit: “You look worried.” Brodie: “I am. I’m convinced I’m losing my mind.” Bridgit: “Nonsense! What makes you think so?” Brodie: “Well, I heard that one person in five suffers from a mental disorder. My four sisters are all normal, so it must be me.”
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Project SAFE works to improve quality of life for county residents
Project SAFE A Partnership between Community and Law Enforcement to reduce gun and gang related violent crime and to improve the quality of life for all residents of Rockingham County. For a complete list of Community Partners go to www.redirections.org. For more information or to become a supporter of Project SAFE Rockingham County please contact the Program Manager at ReDirections of Rockingham County at (336) 342-5238 ext. 12 Project SAFE’s goal is to improve the quality of life for all residents of Rockingham County by employing a comprehensive county-wide strategy to reduce gang related violent crime and illegal gun possession. The plan is to identify repeat, violent, and group offenders, particularly those who illegally possess and
use firearms. To notify those identified that it is time to stop the violence. To assist those who want to change their lifestyle. To respond aggressively to further acts of violence. To vigorously prosecute in State and Federal court those involved in group and gang related violent or serious criminal behavior. This IS NOT a promise to forgive offenders for serious criminal activity in the past...it is not immunity! It IS a strategy to vigorously prosecute group and gang related offenders who continue to engage in violent activity or illegal gun possession. It IS an offer by the community to assist those who want to change their lifestyles by connecting them with available resources. Project SAFE Rockingham County, including the District Attorney’s Office, Division of Community Corrections, US
Attorney’s Office , and the six local law enforcement departments, will work to aggressively deal with anyone who illegally carries guns, commits violent acts, or associates with a group that engages in violence. If you are a felon under Federal Law, you cannot possess any type of firearm or even ammunition—anytime, anywhere, for any reason Project SAFE Rockingham County is coordinated through ReDirections of Rockingham County. This program is a partnership between community representatives and probation, prosecutors, law enforcement and the criminal justice system in Rockingham County. Assistance is available to help connect offenders with community resources in order to change their criminal lifestyles, these include: GED, Schools, Job Training, Employment, Parenting assistance, Alcohol/drug treatment, Counseling, Anger Management, Housing, Medical care, and Transportation.
If you need assistance to change your lifestyle, or know someone who does, please contact the Rockingham County Resource Coordinator at (336) 637-1010 at GoodwillIndustries of Reidsville.
hearts of a dedicated 125 member volunteer team. Volunteers, both professional and nonprofessional, serve in various capacities— reception, eligibility screening, medical (doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses), dental (dentists, hygienists, assistants), and office work. It is only because of their spirit of volunteerism that the Clinic can offer comprehensive health care services with only a nominal $10 administrative contribution requested* of patients. (*Patients are never denied access to services due to an inability to pay.) In 2010, 1047 medical and 265 dental visits were realized and over 3200 prescriptions were filled for qualified patients. Thus, with a budget of just over $200,000, the Clinic provides services in excess of $498,000, proving its tremendous return on investment. Providing quality, comprehensive health care is a remarkable accomplishment; to do so without federal or state aid is phenomenal. The Free Clinic of Rockingham County, Inc. prides itself on being an out-of-the-box
deliverer of quality health care by having its own community garden for patients to tend and reap the benefits of fresh, homegrown vegetables and an incentivized obesity treatment program for select participants. Proudly, it received the top level of free clinic accreditation in August 2011,
As concerned citizens, business owners, and members of the faith community of Rockingham County, Project SAFE Rockingham County affects you directly. There are many ways for you to assist the united forces against gun and gang related violence: Display a Project SAFE Rockingham County poster in the window of your place of business to show support. Offer employment assistance or housing to a Project SAFE Rockingham County client. Donate funds or tangible items to the project. Report suspicious activity to your police department Project SAFE COMMUNITY PARTNERS: CenterPoint Human Services Daymark Recovery Services
Department of Social Services Educational Opportunity Center Goodwill Industries of Central NC HELP, Inc Job Resource and Training Center JobLink NC Department of Correction NC Division of Prisons NC Employment Security Commission NC State University Project Re-entry REMMSCO House Rockingham Community College Rockingham County Partnership for Children Rockingham County Aging Disability & Transit Services (RCATS) Rockingham County Literacy Project Rockingham County Youth Services Social Security Administration University of North Carolina Greensboro Vocational Rehabilitation
Free Clinic Of Rockingham County By Leslie Deaton
Founded on the belief that health and well being create the foundation for all human endeavors, the Free Clinic of Reidsville & Vicinity, Inc. opened its doors on May 28, 1998 in an effort to provide free, basic medical, dental, and pharmacy resources to a particular subgroup—low income, working, uninsured, individuals residing within a 6 mile radius of the facility. The brainchild of retired Reidsville physician, Dr. Paul A. Mabe, Jr. and a First Baptist Church planning committee, The Clinic is truly “community built” as over 130 volunteer workers and area businesses united to turn vision into reality with the completion of a 2800 square foot healthcare facility at 315 S. Main Street, Reidsville. The Clinic recognizes the right of low income, uninsured citizens of Rockingham County to have access to healthcare that compassionately meets their essential medical, dental, and pharmacy needs. It is designed to reduce the burden placed upon hospital emergency rooms by closing the access gap
in the local healthcare delivery system. By providing primary and preventative medical care to this vulnerable population, Free Clinic patients experience improved health status and are able to be productive members of the workforce and provide for their families with produces a ripple effect of economic benefit across the county. In October 2005, The Clinic Board of Directors heeded the cry of the uninsured across the county by expanding the original service radius to incorporate all of Rockingham County. The name of the organization changed accordingly (Free Clinic of Rockingham County, Inc.) to reflect its expanded service population. A private, non-profit organization, The clinic doesn’t receive any government funding to support its operation and is completely dependent upon the generosity of private donations and charitable trusts and foundations. A small paid staff supports operational and administrative needs; however, all Thursday evening clinics are made possible by the helpful hands and caring
proving quality assurance to its stakeholders and funders. http://freeclinicofrockinghamcounty.org 315 S. Main Street Reidsville, NC 27320 336-349-3220
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Pills The Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department is now holding registration for Summer Day Camp! A variety of activities are planned such as crafts, games, music, and much more! Day Camp is for kids completing
grades Kindergarten through 5th. Camp will be held June 10th14th and June 17th-21st from 8:00am-3:00pm each day. There will be NO AFTER-CAMP CARE this year. The cost for day camp is $50.00 per child per week and $40.00 for each additional child in a family per week. The first 30 paid participants per week will be welcome to participate! To pre-register or for further information, contact the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department at (336) 548-2789.
A psychiatrist prescribed a $90 bottle of pills and promised it would boost her patient’s discernment and intelligence. A month later, the patient returned. “Dr. Strathburn, I believe that medicine you prescribed is worthless. And I was very disturbed to learn you own stock in the drug company.” “See? You’re wiser already.”
Moon? How does the man in the moon cut his hair? Eclipse It!
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Measles Vaccinations available at Health Department We Buy, Sell & Trade Coins & Supplies Happy Mothers Day
Ernie’s Coin Shop & Collectables 417 S. 2nd Ave., Mayodan
(336) 613-4115 or 336-427-3232 Now Taking Utility Payments & More! The Coupon Lady has discounted products for all you household needs Hours: Tues. - Fri.9-6, Sat. 8-7
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Nanny B’s Diner Family Owned & Operated
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Due to a measles outbreak in neighboring Stokes County, the Rockingham County Department of Public Health will collaborate with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Immunization Branch (NCDHHS-IB) to offer a free measles vaccination clinic weekdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The clinic will be held at the health department located at 371 NC 65 in Wentworth. The targeted population for the special clinic is children and adults who are not current with their measles vaccinations. What is Measles? Measles is a vaccine – preventable infectious viral disease. It begins with a fever that last for a couple of days, followed by a cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis (pink eye). A rash starts on the face and upper neck, spreads down the back and trunk, then extends to the arms and hands as well as the legs and feet. After about five days, the rash begins to fade. If someone develops any of these symptoms, they should remain at home, contact their health care provider and/or the health department for further instructions. Measles is highly contagious, even before infected people develop a rash. As of April 18, 2013, 8 cases have been confirmed in North Carolina – 7 in Stokes County and 1 in Orange County. Complications from measles can be serious. They
occur more commonly in children younger than 5 years old and adults 20 years of age or older. For every 1,000 children who get measles one or two will die from the disease. In fact, worldwide, measles is still a significant cause of vaccine-preventable death among children. According to Rockingham County Health Director, Glenn Martin, “Vaccination is the key to reducing the spread of disease. At the current time there have been no cases of measles in our county. That’s why it is so important to provide additional opportunities for citizens to get vaccinated.” The limited, statesupplied vaccine will be given on a first come – first serve basis. The Best Protection against Measles – the MMR Vaccine Measles vaccine is usually given as part of a combination vaccine that provides protection against three diseases: measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). This vaccine is strongly endorsed by medical and public health experts as safe and effective. ÿ Children should get 2 doses of the MMR vaccine (first dose 12-15 months of age; second dose 4-6 years of age-prior to entering school). ÿ Some infants younger than 12 months should get a dose of MMR if they are traveling out of the country or have been exposed to measles. ÿ Some adults should also get MMR vaccine: generally, anyone
18 years of age or older who was born after 1956 should get at least one dose of MMR vaccine, unless they can show that they have either been vaccinated or had all three diseases. Some people should not get the MMR vaccine or should wait, such as: • Pregnant women • People who are sick at the time of the shot is scheduled. • Anyone who had a life-threatening allergic reaction to a previous dose of MMR or MMRV (combine measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella/chickenpox) vaccine. • Anyone who has ever had a lifethreatening allergic reaction to the antibiotic neomycin or any other component of MMR vaccine. • People with compromised immune systems, should consult with their doctor before receiving the MMR vaccine. Today, thanks to vaccines, very few children in the United States get measles. The number of people with measles has decreased by more than 99% since a measles vaccine was licensed in 1963. But to keep people protected against measles, we need to always have a high level of vaccination in the community. For more information about your immunization status or the Measles Vaccination Clinic, call 336-342-8140.
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Rabies Vaccination Clinics Scheduled May 4: Veterinarians are cooperating again this year with local animal control officers and the Rockingham County Department of Public Health to offer rabies clinics for dogs and cats. Rabies continues to be a public health threat in Rockingham County, and vaccinating pets will help to remedy the problem and keep the rabies virus from threatening pets and people. There have been three positive rabies cases so far this year. An unvaccinated pet dog in the Reidsville area came into contact with a rabid raccoon and had to be euthanized. We also have recorded two positive skunks so far this year. During 2012 in Rockingham County, eleven wild animals (five skunks, five raccoons, one fox), tested positive for rabies, a deadly viral disease transmitted by rabid animals. In addition to the wild animals, one cow and one pit bull dog tested positive for rabies for a total of thirteen animals testing positive for rabies.
Rockingham County has recorded 171 positive animal rabies cases since positive cases began appearing on July 3, 1996. “Rabies Vaccination Clinics are one way to help control the spread of rabies from the wild animal population to domestic animals and people,” said Edwin Stott, Rockingham County Environmental Health Director. “Every dog and cat that is over the age of four months is required by North Carolina State law to be vaccinated against the rabies virus,” Stott said. People may be exposed to the rabies virus from the saliva, spinal fluid, or brain tissue of a rabid animal. The exposure may be by a bite or scratch from a rabid animal or from saliva that gets on a pet after the pet fights with a rabid animal. A person may be exposed if he or she has scratches, cuts or abrasions on their skin and contacts the saliva of a rabid animal. A person may also be exposed if saliva from a rabid animal contacts a mucous membrane.
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The spring Rabies Clinics are scheduled from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday, May 4, 2013, at seven locations throughout the county. A fee of $7.00 will be charged for each vaccination for the cost of administration, cost of the vaccine, the vaccination certificate, and the rabies vaccination tag. The clinic locations are: Draper Elementary School, 1719 E. Stadium Drive, Eden Huntsville Volunteer Fire Department, 2020 Sardis Church Road, Madison Monroeton Volunteer Fire Department, 9252 US 158, Reidsville Oregon Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 858 Mt. Carmel Church Road, Reidsville Reidsville Veterinary Hospital, 3202 Barnes Street, Reidsville Rockingham County Animal Shelter, 250 Cherokee Camp Road, Reidsville Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department, 3320 Settles Bridge Road, Stoneville
$499 Mo. Still Offering 1/2 Off 1st Month’s Rent! A Pet Friendly Community 336-623-4645
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First Baptist Church of Draper celebrates 100 Years The First Baptist Church of Draper will be 100 years old on June 1 and will honor their birthday with a day of celebration Sunday, June 2 with guest speakers and special music beginning at 9:45am continuing with an 11am service followed by lunch. The church began in 1905 with meetings in a store building on Mill Ave. by members of the Leaksville Baptist Church. After a building was erected on High St., an organizational meeting was held June 1, 1913 with 24 charter members. They moved to their present location at 1017 N. Fieldcrest Rd. in 1962 under the name, First Baptist Church of Draper. The Pastor, Clyde Gwin, invites members and friends to join in this celebration with them
Scrap Gold Solutions 705 Washington St., Eden, NC 336-623-1344 Jewelry Repair While You Wait Redesign Your Old Jewelry! Anthony Smith, Owner • Mon. - Fri 10-5 SALES • REPAIR • CUSTOM WORK
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Kathy Hale, a financial advisor with the financial services firm Edward Jones, and Sarah Berrier, a branch office administrator, in Eden recently attended an invitation-only recognition in Tempe, Ariz. The three-day Strive Top 150 is offered to 150 branch teams throughout the country that demonstrated the most significant 12-month growth in meeting investors' financial needs. Hale and Berrier were among the 150 branch teams, out of more than 11,000, invited to attend this session. Berrier added, "Our team approach to client service is even stronger now that we've attended Strive Top 150, and our clients will benefit from that." Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada.
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Linda’s Hair Salon 336-635-6469 Linda Grogan Formely of Budget Hair Salon, Gift Certificates Now Located In Unit 133 in Available! Eden Mall. Hours: Thurs. & Fri. 9am – 5pm, Sat. 9am – 1pm
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ADTS Is Accepting Applications On An Ongoing Basis For C.N.A.’s & Drivers, stop by our office at 105 Lawsonville Ave., Reidsville or visit our website www.adtsrc.org to fill out an application.We offer health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and more.
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CORUM HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, INC. CARRIER SALES & SERVICE SHEET METAL WORK Ronald T. Corum President
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To p N o t c h Tr e e E x p e r t s “A Cut Above The Rest” 24 WES SHELTON e Em -Hour Experienced Arborist Fre tes e a Tree Removal and Trimming Stormrgency m i Wo Est rk Chipping and Stump Grinding Cabling and Bracing • Animal Rescue Serving All of Rockingham County & Surrounding Areas
CUNNINGHAM TIRE Pennies for Change Thrift Store Pennies for Change is a nonprofit organization focusing on providing basic needs and offering help to families and individuals in Rockingham County. Director Nancy Nelson of Eden says that by working through the school system with teachers, counselors, and nurses, they together determine those children who are in the most need of help. By making a donation today you can help. We appreciate your financial help as well as your donation of discarded household items, furniture, and clothing. These items will either be placed with a needy family or sold in our thrift store to raise funds for the children. One Hundred percent of all proceeds from donated items go to assist children right here in Rockingham County. “Not only will we be providing basic needs for these children as they mature, we will also be offering scholarship funds to further their education,” Nelson says. The Pennies for Change, Inc. Thrift Store is located in Meadow Green's shopping center at 640 East S. Van Buren Rd. in Eden. Hours will be 10 am to 6 pm Monday - Saturday. To donate items you may enter the front door but for larger items they ask that you bring them to the back. All donations are taxdeductible. For more information call 336-623-2210.
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Slick’s Tattoo Studio, owned by Rick Huskey, held its official Ribbon Cutting in April with friends and family as well as chamber and city officials. Located ata 307 w. Meadow Rd, Suite B, in the Two Rivers Plaza, Rick welcomes walkins, or call ahead at 336-613-7801.
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