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Church clothing giveaway is today

ELM CITY — First Missionary Baptist Church, 6211 E. Langley Road, will have a clothing giveaway for all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6.

Job fair slated Thursday

Executive Personnel Group is hosting a job fair for open positions at ABB’s Pinetops manufacturing facility from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 11 at the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson, 801 Reid St. The ABB plant produces low- and medium-voltage instrument transformers. Manufacturing experience and a high school diploma or GED are required. Positions are available on all shifts. For more information, call 252-291-0038.

Wilson AARP chapter to meet

AARP Chapter 4141 of Wilson will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11 at Something Different Restaurant, 3342 Airport Blvd. Teresa Hendricks from Lighten the Load Elder Care will share information about senior adults’ traits and offer tips on how to be good caregivers for other seniors. Door prizes will be given and canned food donations will be collected for local food banks.

Free shaved ice offered on tax day

BAILEY — To make the federal income tax return filing deadline less stressful, Kona Ice has dubbed Monday, April 15 “National Chill-Out Day” and will hand out free shaved ice from 2-4 p.m. at Piggly Wiggly, 12536 Sanford St. Kona Ice trucks throughout the region will be participating. Visit www.kona-ice.com/chill-out-day for hours and locations.

Conservative men’s breakfast planned

A conservative men’s breakfast will be held at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Blvd. W. The cost is $10. For more information or to RSVP, contact Mick Rankin at 757-589-4521 or mickr44@hotmail.com. Attendees can also RSVP through the Wilson County Republican Party Facebook events page at www.facebook.com/WilsonCountyRepublicanParty/.

Police to hold shred-a-thon

The Wilson Police Department will host a super shred-a-thon for personal financial records from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Wilson Mall in the parking lot beside the old Kroger store. The event is free for individuals and families but is not open to businesses. Police will shred sensitive documents such as bank stubs, credit card offers, receipts and outdated tax documents.

Organizers will also collect nonperishable food for the Wilson Police Department’s Beyond the Badge food pantry. The shred-a-thon and food drive will be held rain or shine.

Bridge club announces results

Wilson Duplicate Club winners for April 2, North/South, are Sharon Foster and Helen Paszek, first; Lynda Land and Beverly Wells, second; Frank Eagles and Betty Banks, third; Phyllis Winstead and Carolyn Harmon, fourth; and Sallie and Tom Cozart, fifth. East/West winners are Deas Linville and Holmes Smoot, first; Nancy Thompson and Mabel Gray Henry, second; Betty Jon Smith and Agnes Cherry, third; Judy and Sim Wooten, fourth; Mary Hadden and Dianne Delaney, fifth; and Dot Boyette and Nancy Marlowe, sixth.

Winners for March 4, North/South, are Judy and Sim Wooten, first; Lynda Land and Louise Watson, second; Carolyn Griffin and Helen Paszek, third; Jeannie Exum and Frances, fourth; and Sally Barnes and Frank Eagles, fifth. East/West winners are Ann Ipock and Nancy Thompson, first; Joe Exum and Jerry Woodard, second; Betty Banks and Mabel Gray Henry, third; Agnes Cherry and Katie Covington, fourth; and Nancy Marlowe and Janet Gresham, fifth.

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