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Library to host Medicare Q&A
A representative from the Wilson County Senior Health Insurance Information Program will be available to answer Medicare policy questions at the Wilson County Public Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. Topics covered will include an overview on Medicare and who’s eligible, the four parts of Medicare — A, B, C and D — Medicare supplement policies and programs for people with limited income and resources. Admission is free and registration is not required.
Cemetery to remove Christmas flowers
BAILEY — Town officials are asking family members to remove all Christmas flowers and winter decorations from Bailey Cemetery gravesites by Sunday, Feb. 2. Any flowers left at the cemetery after Sunday will be removed and disposed of. For more information, contact Debbie or Kellie at Bailey Town Hall by calling 252-235-4977.
Food, paper drive scheduled
Hope Station will hold a food and paper drive 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Shoppes at Brentwood, 2801 Ward Blvd.
Food items needed include canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned beans, dried beans, pasta, pasta sauce, canned tuna/chicken, pudding cups and healthy cereal. Paper items needed include tissues, paper towels, toilet paper, napkins and diapers of any size. For more information, call Hope Station at 252-291-7278.
Endless Love banquet planned
The Living Word Worship Center of Louisburg will have an Endless Love banquet from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Wilson Community Church, 2301 Montgomery Drive. This banquet is for married couples, dating couples and singles. The cost is $25 per person and tickets can be purchased by making a Cash App payment to $LivingWordWC. Guest speakers will be Luby and Debbie Coley.
Church to hold Valentine banquet
Total Impact Outreach Ministry, 502 Jordan St., will have a Valentine banquet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, with door prizes, praise dancing, food, singing, mime and photos. Tickets are free for ages 0-3 but are required for organizers’ headcount; $5 for ages 4 -12; $15 for ages 13-19; and $20 for ages 20 and up. The attire is formal, semi-formal or regular church clothes. For more information, call Geneva Lofton Nunez at 252-363-9984.
Bridge club announces results
Wilson Duplicate Club results for Jan. 21, North/South, are Helen Paszek and Carolyn Griffin, first; Frank Eagles and Sally Barnes, second; Bill Warren and Al Takemoto, third; and Anne and Bill Highsmith, fourth. East/West results are Nancy Thompson and Jerry Woodard, first; Betty Banks and Mabel Gray Henry, second; Betty Jon Smith and Agnes Cherry, third; Holmes Smoot and Janet Gresham, fourth; and Dot Boyette and Nancy Marlowe, fifth.
Results for Jan. 23, North/South, are Sally Barnes and Frank Eagles, first; Lynda Land and Nancy Thompson, second; Beverly Wells and Carolyn Griffin, third; and Helen Pullen and Mary Hadden, fourth. East/West results are Betty Banks and Mabel Gray Henry, first; Marth Walston and Louise Watson, second; Ann and Carl Ipock third; Anne and Bill Highsmith, fourth; and Harriet Glover and Marsha Irvin, fifth.
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