VFW Post 7547 — will have a meeting May 26, 7 p.m. New elected officers will be installed. FMI 592-3579.
Sampson Soil and Water District — Board of Supervisors meeting will be Tuesday, May 26, 8:30 a.m., at the district office located at 80 County Complex Road, Clinton. FMI 910 592-7963 Ext. 3.
Teacher Career Fair — 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, at Midway High School.
Plain View Fire Dept. — will have their budget meeting on Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m.
Garland Senior Center — is in partnership with Sampson Community College to offer a computer class on May 28. FMI call Marie at 529-3931. There’s no age limit. Older American Month celebration will be May 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., with plenty of food, fellowship and fun. FMI call Marie.
Hobbton High School Class of 1970 — will have a 45th class reunion on May 30. FMI Diane Bishop Joyner 910-658-9697 or Ila Britt Hobbs 910-594-1799.
1st Annual Coharie Cook-Off and Corn Hole Tournament — on May 30, at the Coharie Tribal Center. FMI and guidelines for the events, visit www.coharietribe.org or call 910-564-6909.
Sampson County HIV Aids Task Force — will be meeting Monday, June 1, at noon at the Sampson County Health Department.
Lunch and Learn — Sampson County Dept. of Aging Family Caregiver program is sponsoring a lunch and learn about Social Security. Wednesday, June 3, from 12:45pm–2 p.m. at the The Center for Health and Wellness, 417 East Johnson St., Clinton. You must register by June 1 by calling Lesia Henderson at 592-4653 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Seating is limited.
Friends of Plant Conservation — live music and country picnic at Paradise Farm, June 5, 2-4 p.m. tours and 5-7:30 p.m. picnic and live music at the Pondberry Preserve. FMI and tickets call 919-707-3755 or email Nancy.Stewart@ncagr.gov.
The Relay for Life Mary Gran team — is selling raffle tickets for a John Deere Series 100 Lawn Mower. Drawing is June 5. Tickets are available at the Mary Gran receptionist desk.
Hopewell Relay for Life Spirit Warriors — are holding a Relay for Life fundraising raffle for a 2-night, 3-day stay at the DoubleTree Hilton at Atlantic Beach. The prize is good for 1 year and costs $20 per chance. Included in the prize is a $100 gift card for whatever expense you want and continental breakfast each morning. FMI 910-990-6987.
Eastern Carolina Indian School — The 8th grade class of 1963 class reunion will be June 6, at the old ECI School now known as the Coharie Tribal Center. Classmates of this class are asked to contact Trudy Goodman Locklear or Charlene Faircloth Jacobs as soon as possible with your contact information so more details can be shared. FMI 910 385-4618 or 910 425-9948.
Honeycutt Reunion — June 7, 1 p.m., Calvary FW Tabernacle Church, 6570 High House Road, Salemburg.
D-Feet Hunger Run — Saturday, June 13, at the West District Park, Roseboro. There is a 10k run, 5k run and one mile fun walk. Register online at http://sportoften.com. All proceeds go to support the Christian Food Bank of Salemburg.
Town of Autryville — Public Hearing Notice. The 2015-2016 FY Proposed Budget for the Town of Autryville has been presented to the Board of Commissioners and is available for public inspection in the Town Hall on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m.– 5 p.m. There will be a Public Hearing on June 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Autryville Town Hall, 215 South Gray St., for the purpose of discussing the proposed budget. Citizens are invited to make written or oral comments.
Newton Grove July 4th Pageant — will be July 5 at the Newton Grove Park. Applications for Petite, Tiny and Little Misses are available at the town hall. Please get your applications and turn them in as soon as possible.
Clear Run High Reunion — Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4-6, Hilton Garden Inn, Waldorf, Md.. Tours of Washington D.C., dinner banquet and dance. Deadline for trip is Aug. 6. FMI 301-752-7708 or 910-532-4988.
Sampson High School Alumni Association — will host its 43rd reunion in Northhaven, Conn.. Charter bus will travel from Clinton to Connecticut. Bus will leave midnight on Aug. 6 and return Aug. 9. Seats are available. FMI Helen Faison at 592-6060 or Pam at 592-8285.
AA meeting — at First Baptist Church, 408 College St., Clinton, Monday nights 8 p.m..
Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Prevention — the Sampson County Health Department is offering free breast exams, cervical cancer and mammogram screenings for ages 40-64 through BCCCP program. FMI Joy Brazier, RN at 910-592-1131, ext. 4249 or Emily Spell, RN at 910-592-1131, ext. 4214.
Hospice volunteers — Community Home Care & Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide emotional support and companionship to patients and their families. FMI, call Sharon Keith, 592-7322.
BCCCP’s Teal Ribbon Campaign — serves as a check-up reminder for cervical cancer. Churches are encouraged to call Sampson County Health Dept. to request your ribbons. 592-1131 ext. 4240.
Foster Parents Needed — With so many children needing a family, the Department of Social Services is always looking for interested individuals who would like to become a licensed foster parent! FMI, call Sampson County DSS, Barbara King, at 910-592-7131, ext. 3301.
NC Pre-K — Do you have a child who will be 4 years old before Aug. 31, 2015? If so, you may qualify for the NC Pre-Kindergarten Program. The NC Pre-K Program serves at-risk children and prepares them for success in school. For more information or to pick up an application contact The Partnership for Children at (910) 592-9399 located at 211 W. Main Street Clinton NC. The Partnership is open Mon -Thurs: 8 a.m-5 p.m.. Closed on Friday.
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.
Narconon — would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Take steps to protect your family from drug use. 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.