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Community Briefs: Church plans gospel dance

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Greater Love Church Ministries, 300-B Barnes St., will host a gospel celebration in dance at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 17 featuring the St. Paul Mime Team, the Remnant of St. James, Greater Love Praise and Dance Ministries, Potter’s Clay Ministries of Goldsboro and more.

Masons holding open house

Mount Lebanon Masonic Lodge Post 117, 2501 W. Nash St., will host an open house 5 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 19. Lodge members will provide a tour, introduce guests to some of the brethren and answer any questions concerning the Masons.

Parkinson’s support group to meet

The Wilson Parkinson’s support group will meet 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 20 at First Presbyterian Church on Sunset Avenue. For more information, call Kitty Barnes at 252-239-0250.

Human trafficking seminar slated

Law enforcement officers, social services workers, educators, volunteers and members of the public can learn about human trafficking from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the Surge Center, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway NW.

This training is sponsored by Eastpointe, the Wesley Shelter and Wilson Community College. Email Darlene Hall to register at dh5747@wilsonnc.edu. There is no cost to attend. For more information, call Donna Pridgen at 252-291-2344.

Women’s renewal day planned

SARATOGA — The “New Life! New You!” Women’s Day of Renewal is scheduled to begin with breakfast at 9 a.m. and a program at 9:30 Saturday, March 24 at Saratoga Free Will Baptist Church, 6803 Church St.

Linda Herring will be speaking and Mercy’s Cross will provide music. Lunch will be served. The Central District Women’s Auxiliary sponsors the event, and a $15 registration fee is required for each church whose members plan to attend. For more information, call Kathy Hayes at 252-236-8013.

Church to hold prayer breakfast

The Christ Temple of Praise Church women’s ministry will have a prayer breakfast beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Wilson Country Club, 4509 Country Club Drive. The Rev. Susie Owens will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Tina at 252-373-1159.

Festival seeks craft vendors

NASHVILLE — The town of Nashville will hold its annual Blooming Festival the weekend of May 11-12, and organizers are now accepting applications for craft and exhibit booths and parade entries. Applications are available at www.nashvillencchamber.org. For more information, call 252-459-4050.

Golf tournament scheduled May 23

The 16th annual North Carolina Baseball Museum celebrity captain’s choice golf tournament will be held Wednesday, May 23 at the Wedgewood Public Golf Course with shotgun starts in the morning and afternoon. For more information, call Kent Montgomery at 252-299-4312.

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