Community Bulletin Board

VFW Post 7547 — will have a meeting May 26, 7 p.m. New elected officers will be installed. FMI 592-3579.

Teacher Career Fair — 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, at Midway High School.

Sampson County HIV Aids Task Force — will be meeting Monday, June 1, at noon at the Sampson County Health Department.

Veterans Health Information Fair — will be 6-8 p.m., May 21, at the Coharie Tribal Center, 7531 NUS Hwy. 421, Clinton. Representatives from the Fayetteville VA office will be on site. FMI 590-1956 or visit

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.

Grand Families Support Group — meeting Wednesday, May 20, 10:30 a.m., at Sampson County Department of Aging. FMI Lesia R. Henderson 910-592-4653 or e-mail

Sampson County Relay for Life event — first half of the Two Torch Walks will be 1 p.m., May 23, starting at the Oncology Center on Beaman Street in Clinton. Finish will be at the Christian Family Life Center. The walk will be followed that night by the Relay for Life Survivor Dinner at the Christian Family Life Center at 5 p.m. with dinner and entertainment. All cancer surviviors are encouraged to attend.

Shrek the Musical — will be performed at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Hobbton High School Auditorium. There is an admission charge, and tickets can be purchased at the door. This musical is being directed by Angela Martin and features students from six high schools in the county.

Memorial Day Service — Monday, May 25, 10 a.m. at Veteran’s Park.

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 Toumament — on May 30, at the Coharie Tribal Center. FMI and guidelines for the events, visit or call 910-564-6909.

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

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.

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.

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 All proceeds go to support the Christian Food Bank of Salemburg.

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 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