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By Emily Hobbs

August 17, 2014

Harrells Unity in Community — celebration on Aug. 23 at Harrells Park, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live music, bingo, free food and area churches will be some of the activities.


Sampson County Board of Health — is meeting, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Ashford Inn.


McPhail Family Reunion — will meet Sunday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m., at Hobbton Elementary School, 12361 Hobbton Hwy., Newton Grove.


Turkey Nutrition Site — health fair on Friday, Aug. 22, at 30 Market St.. Free food and door prizes. Assorted health agencies will be available. Kidney, blood pressure, sugar screenings and much more.


Fish Fry Plate Sale — SC Democratic Party will host a plate sale on Friday, Aug. 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Eastpark Cinema Theater parking lot, 122 Sountheast Blvd., Clinton. Cost $7 per plate. FMI 910-299-0505.


Parker Family Reunion – will be Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. at Piney Green Church, 2937 W. Darden Road, Newton Grove. Bring a covered dish. Our color this year is orange. There will be activities for children and adults. FMI 594-0048


The CHS Class of ‘72 — will host its annual dinner gathering on Saturday, Aug. 23, 6 p.m. at Ted’s Charcoal Steakhouse, 337 Northeast Blvd., Clinton. FMI 337-0957 or 385-8431.


Claude and Minnie Crumpler Family Reunion — will be held Aug. 30, beginning at noon, at Laurel Lake Campground. FMI 525-4339 or 305-1810.


NC Pre-K — Children who will be 4 years old before Aug. 31 may qualify for the NC Pre-kindergarten program which serves at-risk youngsters and prepares them for success in school. FMI Sampson County Partnership for Children at 592-9399.


Devane Family Reunion — will be held Aug. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the 19th St. Kitchen Restaurant, 919 College St. FMI 305-3348 or 525-0492.


A 300 Minute Reading Challenge – starting with the first day of school fathers and men encourage children to read to them for 30 minutes for 10 consecutive weeks with the Million Father March. Sponsored in part by The Black Star Project and Union Elementary. FMI, call Dr. Linda Jewell Carr, ljcarr@sampson.k12.nc.us or 910-532-2014


NCJA 5K Run/Walk —“Run like you’re Guilty” on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. with proceeds for Concerns of Police Survivors. Registration: $20, includes t-shirt if registered and paid by Oct. 3. Sponsorships: $100, $250, $500 FMI ncja.ncdoj.gov/5K.aspx


Narconon — would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com


Sampson County — is conducting a voluntary Community Health Survey. To complete the survey online, visit www.scpfhc.org. All responses are confidential. FMI 592-1131.


Liberty Hospice — volunteers needed. FMI 592-8367