Rotary Club of Rockingham community grants application deadline Friday


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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 mharrelson@civitasmedia.com or call 910-817-2674. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled due to weather.

April 28

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

April 29

THE ROTARY CLUB OF ROCKINGHAM is accepting applications for its 2016 community award grants. The application deadline is April 29. If your organization is interested in requesting funding for a project by the Rotary Club of Rockingham, contact Chuck Cobb at 910-995-5966 for a grant application.

April 30

MONTHLY BREAKFAST will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Hamlet. Plates are $5 and include two meats, grits, eggs, biscuit and gravy, coffee and juice. Take-out plates are also available.

ROCKINGHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL will host its third annual Rock Middle 5K Run/Walk for Technology beginning at 10 a.m. at Hinson Lake. Same-day registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and registration fees are $15 for students, $25 for other participants until April 22 and $30 the day of the race. For more information, email michelleusewicz@richmond.k.12.nc.us or blairfetner@richmond.k.12.nc.us.

3RD ANNUAL RIDING FOR A CAUSE FOR AUTISM sponsored by Ol Skool Tribe and Captain D’s will meet at noon and kickstands go up at 1 p.m. at Rockingham VFW Post 4203. Riding will go to Town Creek Indian Mound and back. Price is $15 for single riders and $20 for doubles and includes a meal and door prize ticket. All proceeds will go to Sandhills Children’s Center in Rockingham for therapist and therapeutic equipment. For more information, call Gary Holt at 910-434-3435.

May 2

BURLINGTON INDUSTRIES RETIRED EMPLOYEES will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at the Holiday Restaurant in Rockingham.

ELLERBE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the town hall, 108 W. Page St., Ellerbe. Residents’ time will be from 7:15 to 7:30. All residents of Ellerbe are encouraged to attend.

May 3

THE ASHLEY CHAPEL COMMUNITY CENTER, 297 Mizpah Road, Rockingham, will have a meeting at 7 p.m. regarding support for the community center.

May 4

CONNECTIONS: A FAMILY SUPPORT AND COMMUNITY COLLABORATION PROGRAM funded by Sandhills Center in collaboration with National Alliance with Mental Health North Carolina will host Art Restores The Soul from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Anson County Cooperative Extension office, 501 McLaurin St., Wadesboro. The registration deadline is April 29, and registration is required with limited space. Lunch and all materials will be provided free to registered participants. Open to ages 8 and up. Participants will leave with a 16-by-20 painting. For more information and to register, contact Suzanne Maness toll-free at 877-211-5995 or by email at connectionsfsp@gmail.com.

ROHANEN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at noon at Pat’s Kitchen in Rockingham.

TAI CHI CLASSES will take place at 2 p.m. at the Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Veterans Drive, Hamlet.

May 5

2016 RABIES VACCINATION CLINICS will be held from 4 to 4:30 p.m. at Ellerbe Lions Club Park and from 5 to 5:30 p.m. at Cordova Fire and Rescue on Old Cheraw Highway with licensed veterinarians. North Carolina state law requires all dogs and cats four months of age and over to be vaccinated against rabies each year. All dogs and cats found without current rabies vaccination tags on collars will be subject to impoundment by Richmond County Animal Control. Vaccination fee is $8.

May 6

ANNUAL BARBECUE SALE hosted by the Richmond County Rescue Squad, 1004 Rockingham Road, Rockingham, will begin at 11 a.m. Cost is $7 per plate for dine-in or take-out. Five or more plates will be delivered. Call 910-895-9516.

2016 RABIES VACCINATION CLINICS will be held from 4:30 to 5 p.m. at the Hamlet Fire Department and from 5:15 to 6 p.m. at the Richmond County Health Department with licensed veterinarians. North Carolina state law requires all dogs and cats four months of age and over to be vaccinated against rabies each year. All dogs and cats found without current rabies vaccination tags on collars will be subject to impoundment by Richmond County Animal Control. Vaccination fee is $8.

May 7

BENEFIT YARD SALE sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Laurinburg Area Alumnae Chapter will take place from 7 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Post No. 50, 900 Atkinson St., Laurinburg. Proceeds to benefit the National Urban League Housing Assistance initiative. Call 910-461-1499 for more information.

COUNTRY BREAKFAST will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. at Spring Hill Wesleyan Church, located off N.C. 38 on Spring Hill Church Road, Hamlet. Plates are $6 for all-you-can-eat. Carry-out plates also available. Call 910-582-5150. Funds raised will go for future projects, missions and those in need.

CHURCH YARD SALE will take place from 7 a.m. to noon at Cameronian Presbyterian Church, 179 Northam Road, Rockingham. Sausage biscuits, coffee, sodas and sweets will also be available for purchase.

BUDDY ROE’S 7TH ANNUAL BIKE RIDE FOR RICHMOND COUNTY will begin with registration at 11 a.m. and kickstands up at 1:30 p.m. at 188 Billy Covington Road, Rockingham. Single packages are $30 and include one T-shirt and 10 50/50 raffle tickets. Double packages are $45 and include two T-shirts and 10 50/50 raffle tickets. There will also be an auction, food and door prizes. Barbecue pork or chicken plates are $7 each and organizers will deliver five or more plates. Call 910-410-0344 for more information or to place an order. Proceeds to benefit the Richmond County Special Olympics on May 12.

FOURTH ANNUAL CAR SHOW will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lee Thee AME Zion Church, 428 Lee Thee Church Road, Rockingham. Show is open to all makes and years, and unfinished cars and bikes are also welcome. Trophies will be given away. There will also be a drawing for a 40-inch flat-screen TV. Registration is free, and no alcohol or loud music allowed. For more information, contact Mike Ingram at 910-894-0433, Shawn Everett at 910-334-9034 or Monroe Terry at 910-894-0755.

LADIES DAY OUT will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at Cole Auditorium on the campus of Richmond Community College, 1042 W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet. Shop for unique items, try a mini-massage or a new nail polish, have a beauty consultation, eat, drink and socialize. Admission is $3. For more information, visit www.LadiesDayOutNC.com or Facebook.com/SilverCrossEvents.

May 9

HAMLET PRESBYTERIAN WEEKDAY SCHOOL, 200 Rice St., Hamlet, is enrolling 3-year-olds through second-graders for fall 2016. There will be an open house from 5:30 until 7 p.m. For questions, call 910-557-5591.

EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. at the East Rockingham Fire Department.

May 10

BUSINESS BEFORE HOURS hosted by the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce will take place from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Sandhills Children’s Center, 108 Crow Run, Rockingham. Join the free event for breakfast, refreshments and networking. RSVP to info@richmondcountychamber.com or by calling 910-895-9058.

SANDHILLS WOMEN’S EXCHANGE, 15 Azalea Road, Pinehurst, will feature guest speaker Scott Mason of WRAL’s “Tar Heel Traveler” television show during its annual meeting/luncheon beginning at 10 a.m. at the Pine Crest Inn, 50 Dogwood Road, Pinehurst.

CONNECTIONS FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM will offer a support group from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for parents, grandparents and foster parents of children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and learning challenges in the Bynum building at First United Methodist Church, 400 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Free brunch will be provided and registration is required by May 6. To register or for more information, contact Suzanne Maness toll-free at 877-211-5995 or by email at connectionsfsp@gmail.com.

May 11

TAI CHI CLASSES will take place at 2 p.m. at the Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Veterans Drive, Hamlet.

May 12

PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE will take place at 11 a.m. on the steps of the Richmond County Courthouse.

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION with dinner at 6:15 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

May 14

YARD SALE OF THE CAROLINAS will be held from 7 a.m. to noon in the 200 and 300 blocks of West Main Street in front of the Chesterfield County Courthouse in Chesterfield, South Carolina. Spaces are available for $15 (one parking space) and multiple spaces may be reserved. Registration forms are available at the Hospice of Chesterfield County offices located at 700 West Blvd., Chesterfield, 160 Second St. in Cheraw and 114 E. McGregor St. in Pageland. The deadline for registration is May 11. For more information, email jdouglashcc@hotmail.com or call the Hospice office at 843-623-9155.

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

May 17

GROWING OPPORTUNITIES COMMUNITY FORUM is being held to benefit small farmers and landowners in the Sandhills region beginning at 9 a.m. with registration, coffee and refreshments at the Cole Auditorium on the campus of Richmond Community College. Lunch will be served, and the participants will have an opportunity in the afternoon to meet with producers of similar interests in their area. The program will conclude at 4 p.m. and is being sponsored by the Cooperative Extension program at North Carolina A&T State University. For more information, contact Alexis Gaines at 336-285-4661 or Susan Kelly at 910-997-8255.

CONNECTIONS FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM will offer a support group from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for parents, grandparents and foster parents of children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and learning challenges at the Hampton B. Allen Library, 120 S. Greene St., Wadesboro. Free brunch will be provided and registration is required by May 13. To register or for more information, contact Suzanne Maness toll-free at 877-211-5995 or by email at connectionsfsp@gmail.com.

ROCKINGHAM DOWNTOWN CORP. will meet at noon at the Agricultural Services Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham. Lunch will be ordered at a cost of $7. For more information, contact Susan Kelly at 910-997-8255 or rockinghamdowntown@gmail.com.

RIBBON-CUTTING CELEBRATION for The Purcell Clinic, 125 Biltmore Drive, Suite 2, Rockingham, will begin at 12:30 p.m.

May 18

TAI CHI CLASSES will take place at 2 p.m. at the Hamlet Senior Center, 102 Veterans Drive, Hamlet.

May 19

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS hosted by the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sandhills Regional Medical Center, 1000 West Hamlet Ave., Hamlet. Join the free event for food, refreshments and networking. RSVP to info@richmondcountychamber.com or by calling 910-895-9058.

May 21

SOUL WHISPERS ART presents “Cold Connections,” a jewelry metalsmithing class, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arts Richmond building in downtown Rockingham. The class is designed to help beginners advance their metal skills. Cost of the class is $92. To register, call Arts Richmond at 910-997-6008, and leave a message. To secure spot, send a $35 non-refundable deposit to Arts Richmond, P.O. Box 1296, Rockingham, NC 28379. The class is limited to the first 12 to register.

THE 15TH ANNUAL CHRIS MCLEAN MEMORIAL SCOTLAND COUNTY SPRING TENNIS TOURNAMENT, conducted by the Scotland County Tennis Association, will be held May 21-22 at the Tennis Center in Laurinburg. The following brackets will be played: men’s open, 4.0 and 3.5 singles and doubles; women’s open 4.0 and 3.5 singles and doubles; open and 3.5 mixed doubles; boys and girls 16, 14, 12 and 10 and under singles. Entry fees are $15 for adult singles, $25 for team doubles and $10 for youth 18 and under. Players can enter up to two brackets; youth can participate in adult events. Entry fees include match play, T-shirt, daily refreshments, trophies and lunch on Saturday. Entry deadline is May 17. Entry forms can be obtained and/or direct sign up can be done by contacting Rod Riley at 910-280-2165 or 910-277-2592.

May 25

CONNECTIONS FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM is offering a free workshop on the mental health benefits of exercise from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Bynum building of First United Methodist Church, 400 E. Washington St., Rockingham. The workshop will include a presentation by Robert David Sr., a Hamlet native and founder of Huge in Spirit, an organization that mentors youth through athletic training, and is open to youth, family members and professional providers. Contact Suzanne Maness at 910-627-1769 or email connectionsfsp@gmail.com for more information and to register for the workshop.

May 26

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge, No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

May 28

RICHMOND COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL will meet at noon at Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet. The guest speaker will be attorney Bellonora McCallum. All retired school personnel are invited to attend.

June 3

RICHMOND COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S 11TH ANNUAL GOLF SCRAMBLE will feature a morning shotgun start at 11 a.m. and afternoon shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Foxfire Resort and Golf with lunch beginning at 11 a.m. To register, complete a form and fax it to 910-895-9056, email to info@richmondcountychamber.com or mail to Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, 2 W. Main St., Suite 204, Hamlet, NC 28345. Forms can be found and printed off the chamber’s website.

June 9

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION with dinner at 6:15 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

June 13

EAST ROCKINGHAM MEN’S CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. at the East Rockingham Fire Department.

June 23

MASONIC MEETING: STATED COMMUNICATION will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamlet Masonic Lodge, No. 532 A.F. & A.M., 307 Main St., Hamlet.

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