Community Briefs: Regional river cleanup planned Saturday

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School retirees to meet today

The Wilson County Retired School Personnel will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19 at the Wilson County Senior Citizens Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. Matt Edwards from The SPOT will be the guest speaker. All retired school personnel are invited to attend.

Funeral home hosting gospel concert

GOLDSBORO — The Kingsmen Quartet will be in concert 7 p.m. Friday, April 21 at Howell Funeral Home, 1500 Wayne Memorial Drive. Admission is free, a love offering will be received. For more information, call 919-731-7490.

River cleanup challenge set for Saturday

The eighth annual Riverkeeper Cup Cleanup Challenge will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22.

The challenge will focus on land and river cleanups and is a competition among volunteers in Rocky Mount, Louisburg, Tarboro, Greenville and Washington. The community that collects the most trash by weight will win the coveted Riverkeeper Cup.

Interested volunteers are asked to meet at the Battle Park boat ramp in Rocky Mount or Shiloh landing in Tarboro to receive cleanup supplies and assignments. For more information, call 252-467-4960.

Stantonsburg council to meet Monday

STANTONSBURG — The Stantonsburg Town Council will meet in special session at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 24 to consider the approval of an amended capital improvements plan. The special session will be held at Town Hall, 108 E. Commercial Ave. Interested residents are invited to attend.

Church plans clothing giveaway

Raleigh Road Baptist Church located at 4150 Raleigh Road Parkway will give away clothing, shoes and household itemsfor men, women and children from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 29.

Bridge club names winners

Wilson Duplicate Bridge Club winners for April 11, North/South, are Frank Eagles and Betty Banks, first; Ann Griffin and Richard Moore, second; and Dot Boyette and Nancy Marlowe, third. East/West winners are Mable Hesmer and Janet Gresham, first; Nancy Thompson and Mabel Gray Henry, second; and Holmes Smoot and Katie Covington, third.

Winners for April 13 are Nancy Thompson and Heather Pierce, first; Martha Walston and Janet Gresham, second; Judy and Sim Wooten, third; and Frank Eagles and Sally Barnes, fourth.