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Community briefs: Church offers Thanksgiving meal, clothing

Posted 11/21/19

Church offers Thanksgiving meal, clothing

Jackson Chapel Church, 571 Pender St., will hold a community Thanksgiving meal and men’s clothing giveaway from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. …

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Community briefs: Church offers Thanksgiving meal, clothing

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Church offers Thanksgiving meal, clothing

Jackson Chapel Church, 571 Pender St., will hold a community Thanksgiving meal and men’s clothing giveaway from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.

Church offers Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 23

STANTONSBURG — Greater Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church, 305 Travis St. N., will offer a free Thanksgiving dinner at noon Saturday, Nov. 23.

Community Thanksgiving dinner planned

The Order of the Eastern Star’s Starlight Post 259 will serve a pre-Thanksgiving dinner to community members from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at The Pride of Wilson Masonic Lodge, 6110 Ward Blvd.

Food giveaway set for Sunday

Barnes Chapel Church, 1004 S. Railroad St., has scheduled a turkey and canned food giveaway to members of the Elvie community following its 9 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Nov. 24.

Nash Democrats schedule meeting

NASHVILLE — The Nash County Democratic Party will hold its executive committee meeting and workshop session from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, in the O.D. Moore Building, 814 Alston St., Nashville.

Membership meeting of the Democratic Women is Nov. 25

The monthly membership meeting of the Democratic Women of Wilson County will be at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the assembly room of the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St. Bernetta Thigpen will be the guest speaker.

Wilson DAR chapter to meet

The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St. Social time is planned for 1:30 p.m.

OIC plans food distribution

The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson will hold its Thanksgiving food distribution beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 801 Reid St. Food recipients can also receive free health screenings and free flu shots. For more information, call Nora Harper at 252-291-0038.

Free Thanksgiving meal offered

The Family Car Wash and Knock Out Hunger charity will offer a free Thanksgiving dinner to community members at noon Thursday, Nov. 28, at 600 Nash St.

Christmas purse care packages sought

The Christmas Purse Project is requesting donations of gently used purses filled with socks, gloves, toiletries and feminine products to be handed out to needy women and girls at the Soup Kitchen of Wilson during the Christmas season. The deadline for purse donations is Monday, Dec. 9.

Filled purses can be dropped off at Adams Carpet One, 4006 Nash St.; Truly Unique, 2006 U.S. 301 S.; Waltec inside Innovation Installation, 3850-A Airport Road; or The Spa, 1010 Nash St. For more information, email Tina Watkins at kwatkins31173@gmail.com.

3HC in need of volunteers

3HC Home Health and Hospice is looking for volunteers to help in the Wilson County area. For more information, call Shasta Gandy at 252-206-6696 or email sgandy2@3hc.org.

Bridge club announces results

Wilson Duplicate Club results for Nov. 12, North/South, are Betty Banks and Frank Eagles, first; Deas Linville and Agnes Cherry, second; Helen Paszek and Carolyn Griffin, third; and Sally Barnes and Holmes Smoot and Beverly Wells and Lynda Land tied for fourth. East/West results are Nancy Thompson and Mabel Gray Henry, first; Betty Jon Smith and Katie Covington, second; Dot Boyette and Nancy Marlowe, third; Harriet Glover and Marsh Irvin, fourth; and Martha Walston and Tom Cozart, fifth.

North/South results for Nov. 14 are Beverly Wells and Carolyn Harmon, first; Louise Watson and Betty Banks, second; Sallie and Tom Cozart, third; and Carolyn Griffin and Sharon Foster, fourth. East/West results are Ann Ipock and Nancy Thompson, first; Nancy Marlowe and Dot Boyette, second; and Betty Jon Smith and Katie Covington, third.

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