Community calendar for July 5

First Posted: 7/9/2012

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at or call 910-997-3111, ext. 18. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled due to weather.

July 5

COUNTRY BREAKFAST from 7 to 10 a.m. at Spring Hill Wesleyan Church, Spring Hill Church Road, Hamlet. All-you-can-eat buffet for $5. Carry-out plates are available. Call 910-582-5150. Funds raised will go for future projects, missions and those in need.

July 6

RICHMOND COUNTY WRITERS’ CLUB will meet at 3 p.m. at The Hive Recreation Center, 107 Mill Road, Rockingham. Those attending are asked to bring some of their work to read or tell the group about.

July 8

BLOOD DRIVE by the American Red Cross from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at Jefferson Park Free Will Baptist Church, 308 Forrest St., Rockingham.

ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will not meet for lunch in July.

July 12

PANCAKE BREAKFAST sponsored by the East Rockingham United Methodist Church Men’s Club from 7 to 10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. The charge is $4 for all you can eat. A sweets and craft sale will be held at the same time.

CELEBRATION FOR VETERANS OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Boyd Lake National Guard Armory on Veterans Drive in Hamlet. There will be music and plenty of food. Short speeches will be by leaders of the community. Donations made this event possible. For more information, contact Rena Shedrick-Marshall at 910-205-2862, Patty Davis at 910-582-7896 or Stan Stellers at 910-544-1498.

July 13

PUPPET LOVE MINISTRIES at 9:45 a.m. at Glenwood United Methodist Church, 189 County Home Road, Rockingham. Puppet Love Ministries has been in puppet ministries for more than 20 years with its own TV program based in Florence, S.C. Children and their parents are encouraged to attend.

July 14

MINERAL SPRINGS IMPROVEMENT COUNCIL will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. All interested Ellerbe residents are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Annie Buie at 910-652-3791.

July 15

BLOOD DRIVE by the American Red Cross from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge, 307 Main St., Hamlet.

July 16

ROCKINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Henry’s Downtown Cafe.

July 22

BLOOD DRIVE by the American Red Cross from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at Roberdel Baptist Church, 1118 Richmond Road, Rockingham.

July 23

RICHMOND RED HATS will meet at noon at Clinton’s Inn in Laurinburg. Those attending will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of First Baptist Church in Hamlet.

July 25

BLOOD DRIVE by the American Red Cross from 2:30 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 2116 Main St., Ellerbe. Contact Elsie Freeman at 910-817-4720 to make an appointment.

July 26

COMMUNITY SAFE CELEBRATION from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dobbins Heights Park, 224 Earle Franklin St., Dobbins Heights. Activities include free swimming, door prizes, basketball tournament, face painting and free food. For additional information, contact Shirlyn Smith or Brenda David at 910-997-7105.

July 27

ANNUAL EASTERLING FAMILY REUNION will be held at 1 p.m. at the Roberdell United Methodist Church. All descendants of Archie Easterling (1853-1916) and Effie Jones Easterling (1885-1927) are encouraged to bring their family and a picnic lunch and join for a time of fellowship and reminiscence.

July 28

NORMAN CEMETERY COMMITTEE MEETING at 7 p.m. at the Norman Church of God of Prophecy. All members of the committee are encouraged to attend. For information, contact Jimmy Warner at 910-652-2616.

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