4th of July Singing in the Park Fundraiser— will be held July 4 from 5 to 8:45 p.m. at Royal Lane Park to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Locals can take to the stage for 3 mins. once they make a donation of at least $2. The stage can be used for singing, playing an instrument, or to promote a business, church, or organization. Local duets, trios, quartets, and church choirs are encouraged to participate. FMI, call Steven Shipp at 249-3137.
Garland High School 3rd Reunion — for classes 1930-1980 will be held Oct. 12 at the American Legion Building (old gym), near the old Garland High School. Registration is from 10 a.m. until noon. Event is for teachers, principals and classmates. FMI, call Daphney Davis at 910-588-4963 (leave message) or 910-529-3651.
Garland Community Watch — meeting will be held Thursday, June 20, 7 p.m., at the Garland Senior Citizens Building. FMI, call 385-7892.
Roseboro’s 122nd Birthday Celebration — will be held at the Downtown Park Saturday, June 22, 6 until 9 p.m. Live entertainment, food and fun events.
Summer Food Service Program — being held at the Country Store Grill, 421 N. Elizabeth St., Clinton. All meals are free to children. Breakfast 8:30 - 9 :30 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through Aug. 16. FMI, call Bonnie Simmons at 910-385-7717 or 910-592-7879.
Newton Grove 4th of July Celebration — will be Sunday, July 7 at Weeks Park. Activities and entertainment begin at 4 p.m., Little Miss 4th of July Pageant at 6 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. To register for the pageant, volunteer or get more information, call 910-594-0827 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coharie People Inc. — Board of Directors is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 directors election which will take place Saturday, July 13. Nomination forms can be picked up at the Coharie Tribal Center, 7531 N. U.S. Hwy. 421, Clinton or online at www.coharietribe.org. Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, June 28.
Lakewood District Picnic — will be held Saturday, July 6, 11 a.m. until, on the Charles E. Perry Elementary School grounds. The event is sponsored by the Community Development Leadership Organization. FMI, call Mayor David Alexander at 590-7807 or Anthony Bennett at 990-5320.
American Legion Post 502 — in Garland has a new meeting time — the third Friday of the month at 6 p.m. First meeting is Friday, June 21, 6 p.m. FMI, call Charles Powell, 529-1154.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Rho Omega Omega Chapter — Educational Advancement Foundation Scholarship Brunch will be held on June 29 at 11 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 4442 Bonnettsville Road, Clinton. Call 592-3549 for ticket information.
Clinton City Schools — will offer a Summer Feeding Program at Sunset Avenue School. Children up to age 18 may eat for free during the hours of 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday from June 17 - July 31. For more information contact Jeff Swartz at 592-3132ext 1107.
Lakewood High School Class of 1983 — Anyone from the class interested in having a 30-year class reunion is asked to call Kenneth Owens at 564-3263.
CHS Class of 1973 — is planning a reunion for Sept. 28. For more information, contact Lynn Beaman Anders at email@example.com or call Cynthia Bradshaw Barber at 910-533-3665. It is very important to notify us if you have moved or changed your phone number since 2003.
Operation Fan/Heat Relief — Fans are available for Sampson County residents who are 60 years of age or older or with a disability and have no AC available and did not receive a fan in 2012. FMI, call Department of Aging at 910-592-4653. Donations are accepted.