Salisbury Civitan holds Clergy Appreciation Day

  • Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013 12:01 a.m.
The Rev. Howard Jordan
The Rev. Howard Jordan

The Civitan Club of Salisbury held its annual Clergy Appreciation Day program at the Country Club of Salisbury on Feb. 7. with the Rev. Bill Adams presiding.

Every year, Civitans around the world celebrate Clergy Appreciation Week during the first week of February, reflecting on the sacrifice of four Army chaplains during World War II.

These four men of different faiths (one Catholic, one Jewish, and two Protestant) worked together in a great hour of need and made the ultimate sacrifice in helping to save others.

Civitans honor them during Clergy Appreciation Week by recognizing the service of their own local clergy.

Guest speaker for the program was Pastor Harold Jordan, chaplain at the newly constructed Glenn A. Kizer Hospice House.

Pastor Jordan presented insightful comments about the importance of ministers in service to others.

Minister guests at the meeting who were recognized: Kellie Browne, Josh Grizzle, Carol Hallman, Jim Harris, Whayne Houghland, James King, Randy Kirby, Danielle Kosanovich, Mark Murphy, Russ Pierce and Craig Sigmon. In addition, ministers in the club were also recognized, including Bill Adams, Eric Faust and Malcolm Bullock.

Women from Boyden’s class of 1962 gather at D.J.’s

Fourteen ladies from Boyden High School’s class of 1962 met for lunch at D.J.’s Restaurant on Feb. 5.

This was the first meeting, but the group plans to meet periodically in the future.

Those attending from Salisbury included Margie Kirk Sides. Virginia Leazer Torrence, Marcia Sned Reamer, Zandra Harrison Spencer, Nancy Welch McDaniel, Brenda Holshouser Dwiggins, Nancy Simmerson Satterwhite, Linda Williams Safrit, Betsy Hannold Overcash, Mary K. Carter Byerly, Patsy Thompson Kent and Margaret Thompson Shumate.

Jeanette Murphy Trexler and Sandra Hooper Jacobs traveled from Concord and Charlotte, respectively.

Sides originated and organized the luncheon.

Spencer Doll and Toy Museum to host junior doll collectors meeting

SPENCER —The Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, 108 Fourth St., will be hosting an informational meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 for junior doll collectors who are interested in starting a new club.

Members would share a common interest in dolls and collecting. They would also have a special opportunity to learn and to share information, make new friends and attend local doll events.

Meetings would be held monthly at the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum.

Any female can be a member. The club is open to young girls ages seven through 12 years old who love dolls and want to learn to care for them.

There is a membership fee of $15 for an individual or $28 per family. The membership fee is renewable each year.

A museum membership is also required to join the junior collectors club.

The membership entitles individuals to discounts, free admission for a year and informational mailings.

Light refreshments will be served.

The museum has a great year of dolls displays and activities planned.

Please join us and bring a friend as well as your favorite doll.

For more information, call 704-762-9359 or email

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