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CLEVELAND COUNTY EVENTS

OCT 21: Burns at Fallston High School Class of 1967 will be holding their 50th Class Reunion October 21, 2017 at 6pm. The event will be held at Fallston Elementary School cafeteria. The price is $20 per person for the catered meal. Please make checks payable to Joie Lovelace at 260 Ankle Road, Lawndale, NC 28090 or call 828-429-9240.

Oct 21: The Town of Waco is sponsoring a Community Yard Sale at the Waco Community Building. 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served between 11:00 am - 2:00 pm with proceeds from the food sales going to local charities. For more information on reserving a space or volunteering contact John Barrett at 704-769-4147 or Judy Thompson at 704-435-3900 or you can contact us via e-mail at townofwaco@gmail.com.

OCT 21: BEER AND WINE GARDEN at the Mountaineer Days Heritage Festival in the Liberty Mountain Garden at the Joy Theatre. 2 PM to 10 PM. Beer, wine, and nachos. Saxophonist Jerry Collins will provide live music beginning at 7 PM. All proceed to fund Kings Mountain Little Theatre projects.

OCT 21: RIDE 4 AWARENESS. In memory of Michael Alan Petri. Bikes, Cars or Trucks may participate. No entry fee. Meet at any of these location. Skooterz, 11am to Noon, 1851 East Dixon Blvd, Shelby. Bear’s Den, 12:30 to 1:30pm. 210 N Hwy 161, Clover. Winner’s Circle, 2pm to 3pm, 2533 W Franklin Blvd, Gastonia. Kick Back Jack’s. 4pm to 5pm, 1187 Lenior Rhyne Blvd, Hickory or Zippers, from 5:30 until. 475 N Generals Blvd, Lincolnton. Everyone welcome. 704-476-5595 or 704-466-8590 or 502-424-0019.

OCT 22: CLEVELAND/LINCOLN COUNTY ROSE SOCIETY , 2:30PM. We will have our program at the Cleveland County Extension Office, 130 South Post Road, Shelby, NC. (Hwy 180 South next to Food Lion) Visitors and new members are welcome to come and enjoy the educational and beautiful slide program. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit our website: clevelandllincolnrose.com
OCT 23, 24 AND 26: HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING. 9AM TO Noon or 5;30m to 8:30pm. Hospice Administration building, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby. For additional information or to register, please call: Krista Haynes, Patient/Family Volunteer Coordinator, at 704-751-3547

OCT 27: CHICKEN DINNER. At AMERICAN RED CROSS, 1333 Fallston road and Testa Family Hospice House , 3321 Kings Mountain Blvd. Kings Mountain. 4 to 7pm. $12 plate. Drive-Thru only. Proceeds to Hospice of Cleveland County. 704-751-3573 for more information.

NOV 18: HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 8am to 2pm. at Historical Central School, 105 East Ridge Street, Kings Mountain. Sponsored by Cleveland County Partnership for Children benefiting Early Head Start.

THRU DEC 7: MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD. SHIIP is a division of the North Carolina Department of Insurance and offers free, unbiased information about Medicare, Medicare prescription drug coverage, Medicare Advantage, long-term care insurance and other health insurance issues. CALL THE COUNSEL ON AGING SENIOR CENTER AT 704 482 3488 MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO SEE IF YOU CAN SAVE MONEY ON YOUR MEDICATIONS.

The Salvation Army of Shelby needs clean plastic bags to use for packing groceries for clients. Drop off your donation in the rear of 305 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, beside Enloe’s Mortuary. For more information, call 704-482-0375. YOU CAN HELP. Mail checks to P.O. Box 1764, Shelby, NC 28151.


BELL RINGERS NEEDED: The Christmas season may seem far away, but The Salvation Army of Shelby will take applications immediately for bell ringers to work at the red kettles that will be stationed around the community in Cleveland and Rutherford counties. Those applying must be 18 or older, and must bring current photo ID and Social Security card. No exceptions will be made. Applicants for both counties should come to the Shelby office, 305 N. Lafayette St., and enter the white double doors from the back parking lot off Dorton Street. Hours are 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Please call 704-482-0375 if you have questions

GASTON COUNTY EVENTS

OCT 20 – JAN 6: ARTISTRY IN WOOD exhibit at the Gaston County Museum of Art & History. 131 Main Street, Dallas NC.

OCT 20: PORT-A-PIT CHICKEN BBQ. Hosted by Cherryville Masonic Lodge. Eat in or carryout. Deliveries of 15 plates or more free in tow. $9 plate. 10:30 am to 7pm at the Cherryville Community Center.

OCT 21: RIDE 4 AWARENESS. In memory of Michael Alan Petri. Bikes, Cars or Trucks may participate. No entry fee. Meet at any of these location. Skooterz, 11am to Noon, 1851 East Dixon Blvd, Shelby. Bear’s Den, 12:30 to 1:30pm. 210 N Hwy 161, Clover. Winner’s Circle, 2pm to 3pm, 2533 W Franklin Blvd, Gastonia. Kick Back Jack’s. 4pm to 5pm, 1187 Lenior Rhyne Blvd, Hickory or Zippers, from 5:30 until. 475 N Generals Blvd, Lincolnton. Everyone welcome. 704-476-5595 or 704-466-8590 or 502-424-0019.

LINCOLN COUNTY EVENTS

OCT 21: SHOP LOCAL STREET FAIR: 11am till 3pm. Downtown Lincolnton. Sponsored by the Lincolnton Chamber of Commerce. Vendors, Food, Farmer’s Market and Kid Zone. If you are interested in having a booth call the Chamber office.

OCT 21: RIDE 4 AWARENESS. In memory of Michael Alan Petri. Bikes, Cars or Trucks may participate. No entry fee. Meet at any of these location. Skooterz, 11am to Noon, 1851 East Dixon Blvd, Shelby. Bear’s Den, 12:30 to 1:30pm. 210 N Hwy 161, Clover. Winner’s Circle, 2pm to 3pm, 2533 W Franklin Blvd, Gastonia. Kick Back Jack’s. 4pm to 5pm, 1187 Lenior Rhyne Blvd, Hickory or Zippers, from 5:30 until. 475 N Generals Blvd, Lincolnton. Everyone welcome. 704-476-5595 or 704-466-8590 or 502-424-0019.

NOV 3 & 4: CLASS REUNION. Lincolnton Class of 1977. Please contact us at lincolnton77reunion@gmail.com, or call Carole Hoffman Howell at 704-735-3951.

2017 HOLIDAY WREATH SALE, Limited Supply! 22” Single faced wreaths made of fresh North Carolina Fraser Fir with alarge red holiday bow and long streamer. Cost per wreath Chamber members $25.00 Non member $30.00Place your order by October 27th by emailing the Chamber, chamberadmin@bellsouth.net or call the Chamber 704-735-3096. (No orders after October 27th) Wreaths may be picked up beginning November 27th at the Chamber

The Lincoln County office of N.C. Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for the George A. Stoudemire scholarship and the Lincoln County Farmer Terracing scholarship. Both scholarships are only available to students studying at a North Carolina college or university. The scholarship form will be available online at https://lincoln.ces.ncsu.edu,, at each of the area high schools (including Lincoln Charter) in Lincoln County, and at the Cooperative Extension office, 115 West Main Street, Lincolnton.. The deadline will be January 31st (or the next business day if January 31 falls on a weekend). Feel free to call the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension office at 704-736-8461 if you have any questions


WHAT'S UP AT CHURCH?


NOW thru OCT 31: PUMPKIN PATCH at Boger City United Methodist Church, 2320 East Main Street, Lincolnton. Also selling colorful gourds and Chrysanthemums. Open seven days a week. For more information call 704-735-7513

OCT 21: "RAISE THE ROOF" The women of Ascension Lutheran Church, Shelby, will sponsor "Raise the Roof," a vendor event to help pay for a new roof on the church's fellowship hall. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The church is located at two blocks off the Court Square at 300 N. Lafayette St., Shelby. For information 704-487-5679.

OCT 22: OLD FASHIONED DAY, Golden Valley Crusaders. 11am Howards Creek Baptist Church, Hwy 27 Lincolnton.

OCT 28: FALL FESTIVAL 5pm at Howard’s Creek Baptist Church, HWY 27 West, Lincolnton.

OCT 28: TRUNK OR TREAT. Augustana Lutheran Church. 5:30pm. Festivities will consist of music, games and candy. A light meal consisting of hot dogs at no cost will be served. Augustana is located off of Hwy. 70 SE at 1523 16th St. SE in Hickory. For more information call 828-328-6706, or on the web at augustanalcms.360unite.com.

OCT 29: THE TRAVELING SISTERS at Hebron United Methodist Church, 8121 South Hebron Church Road, Vale NC. 5pm. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door. Includes dessert and coffee. Under age 12 are free. For information call 828-327-3211

OCT 29: SINGING featuring “Heart Strings”. 6pm. Howard’s Creek Baptist Church, Hwy 27 West, Lincolnton.

NOV 4: CAKE BAKE-OFF at Boger City United Methodist Church…. If you bake and would like to participate call 704-735-7513 for registration and more information.

NOV 4: BBQ SALE at Bethlehem United Methodist Church. 4:00 UNTIL 8:00 PM. ADULTS $ 10.00 - CHILDREN 6-12 $ 5.00, CHILDREN UNDER 5 WILL EAT FOR FREE. Dine in or carry out. 6753 NC HIGHWAY 182, CHERRYVILLE, NC. For information call 704 482 4331

NOV 11: CROSSROADS CHURCH ANNUAL INDOOR YARD SALE. 7am till 1pm. 101 Beaty Road, Belmont NC. We are renting round tables for only $10 each! If you sell Avon, Mary Kay and etc. we would love to have you. We are asking that you bring products with you so they won't have to be ordered (if possible). Please call Carmen Cole at 704-524-6335 to reserve your table. Your rental fee will be due the morning of the event.

IF YOUR CHURCH IS HAVING AN EVENT, WE WANT TO KNOW ABOUT IT! Please send in your information to the What’s Up Shopper by Phone: 704-435-2844, Fax: 704-435-2845 or E-mail your event to info@whatsupshopper.com.