Community Briefs: Church offers free breakfast

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Ascension Lutheran Church, 2512 Nash St. N., will offer free breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 14.
Breakfast is served each Sunday at 9 a.m. before the 10 a.m. worship service. All are invited and service
attendance is not required.

Darden Alumni Center hosting concert

Johnny Leak and Johnnie Yelverton will sponsor a musical program beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 14 at the Darden Alumi Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road. Doors open at 4 p.m. and food will be available for sale.

Featured performers are Seek and Find of Washington, D.C., Johnnie Yelverton of Wilson, Jay Legacy of South Carolina, C.J. and Men of Fellowship of Saratoga, Truth of Zebulon, James Barrett of Greenville, Silver Stars of Cove City and Mary Sherrod of Wilson.

Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets are available at Carrons Funeral Home and Barnes Insurance and can be purchased by calling Johnny Leak at 252-294-4270 or Johnnie Yelverton at 252-291-7184.

Conservative men’s breakfast planned

A conservative men’s breakfast will be held at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Blvd. W. There is no charge to attend, but donations for the Wilson-based Republican Museum of North Carolina will be accepted.

To RSVP, visit the Wilson County Republican Party Facebook events page at www.facebook.com/WilsonCountyRepublicanParty/ or contact Mick Rankin at 757-589-4521 or mickr44@hotmail.com.

Mayoral candidate holding campaign dinner

The committee to elect Carlton Stevens Jr. for mayor will have a One Wilson campaign dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Wilson County Agricultural Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. Business casual dress is requested.

Tickets are $25 for singles and $40 for couples and can be purchased by calling Charlene at 252-292-6095, Tawana at 252-371-1315, Dana at 252-363-7871, Sybil at 252-290-5655 or Kesha at 252-315-4181. Supporters can also email carlton4onewilson@gmail.com.

Church offers vegetarian, vegan cooking classes

Free vegetarian and vegan cooking classes will be offered from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, July 21 through Wednesday, July 24 at Mount Hebron Church, 700 S. Pender St. These classes will offer complete hands-on cooking classes with a facilitator and recipes.

To register, attendees are asked to send a text message with their name, address and phone number to 252-315-0785.

Bridge club announces results

Wilson Duplicate Club results for July 9 are Martha Walston and Jerry Woodard, first; Ann Ipock and Lynda Land, second; Betty Banks and Frank Eagles, third; Carolyn Harmon and Phyllis Winstead, fourth; and Judy and Sim Wooten, fifth.

Results for July 11 are Lynd Land and Ann Ipock, first; Judy and Sim Wooten, second; Helen Paszek and Sharon Foster, third; Martha Walston and Janet Gresham, fourth; abd Carolyn Harmon and Mial Woodard, fifth.