Tai Chi classes — return to the Center for Health+Wellness Tuesday, Sept. 2. Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays through October from 11:15 a.m. until noon. Free to the public. FMI, call Angela Faircloth at 592-4653.
Jacob and Corena Sutton Family Reunion — will be held Aug 30, beginning at 2 p.m., at the old homeplace on Bearskin Road. FMI Call 564-4717.
Benefit for Frankie Brewington — A benefit chicken plate sale will be held Sept. 5 for double-amputee Frankie Brewington. Plates will be available at Holly Grove Holiness Church on Indiantown Road. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and dinner will be served from 4-7 p.m. All proceeds will go to help with medical expenses.
Free Veterans Breakfast — VFW Post 7547 will observe Patriot’s Day on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 by serving a free pancake and sausage breakfast to all veterans at the post home, 150 Veterans Lane, Clinton from 6-9:30 a.m.. FMI 592-3579
Story Time Registration — at all Sampson County public libraries will be Aug. 25-29. Please stop by your local library. FMI Addie Hodges at 592-4153.
Claude and Minnie Crumpler Family Reunion — will be held Saturday, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-532-2014
Hunter Safety Course — NC Wildlife Commission is offering a course Sept. 3-5 from 6-9:30 p.m.. Must attend all 3 classes at the Sampson County Livestock Facility located at 93 Agriculture Place. register online at www.ncwildlife.org.
Fall Feeder Calf Sale — scheduled for Sept. 9 at the Cooperative Extension Livestock Facility has been cancelled.
Lakewood High Reunion Class of 1984 — reunion for 30 years in Wilmington Oct. 17-18. Fee of $75 needs to be mailed to Monica Tew Royal, 1001 Country Club Road, Salemburg NC 28385. Deadline is Oct. 2 FMI 850-8231 or 385-6501
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