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Clothing giveaway set for Saturday

ELM CITY — Vaughn’s Chapel Church, 4966 S. Elm City Road, will have household items, clothes and more to be given away 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13.

Garden talk planned Monday

Cyndi Lauderdale will be the speaker for the October Garden Talks session, “Fall for Gardening,” planned from 3-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at the Wilson Agricultural Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. SW.

Parkinson’s support group to meet

The Wilson County Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 at First Presbyterian Church on Sunset Road. The speaker will be Donna Reichard from Wilson Medical Center. Patients, caregivers and family members can attend. For more information, call Terry Norris at 571-224-3270 or Kitty Barnes at 252-230-0250.

Church to host breast cancer awareness program

St. Rose Church of Christ, 605 S. Douglas St., will have a breast cancer awareness program from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 20 with state Rep. Jean Farmer-Butterfield, Donna Tyson, Lisa Skinner from Wilson Medical Center Radiology and Helen Harwood from Regional Medical Oncology as guest speakers.

Breakfast will be served. For more information, call Sandra Barnes at 252-293-0069.

College holding domestic violence program

The Wilson Community College criminal justice technology program and the Wesley Shelter will have a domestic violence program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at Wilson Community College’s DelMastro Auditorium. Members of the public are invited to attend.

Domestic violence silent walk slated

The Wesley Shelter will hold a silent walk for domestic violence victims at noon Wednesday, Oct. 31 beginning at the Wesley Shelter office, 106 E. Vance St.

Church women’s day scheduled

West Nash United Methodist Church, 2106 Nash St., will host Church Women United, a world community day, at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2. Alice Freeman will be the featured speaker and the event will include fellowship and refreshments.

Southern Nash reunion scheduled

NASHVILLE — The Southern Nash Senior High School class of 1973 reunion will be held from 5:30 - 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Leon’s Barn, 3438 Batchelor Road. A meal will be served and a DJ will provide music. Registration is $25 per person. Make checks payable to Kenneth Baker c/o Deborah W. Webb, 5829 Lucas Road, Elm City, NC 27822. Deadline for checks is Thursday, Oct. 11.

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