People and places

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 22, 2011

Salisbury Womanís Club
At the April meeting of the Salsibury Womanís Club, Amy Notarius, librarian at Rowan Public Library, continued the theme of ěLiteracy, Adventure of a Lifetime,î by sharing about the many services provided by the public library.
All age groups can find services to enhance reading, research, technology, job hunting, skills, etc. She explained how the Friends of the Library offers support to the childrenís program and other special programs.
The Rowan Public Library serves the citizens by enhancing the quality of life. Ann Bingham, a club member, shared how taking computer classes at the library changed her life after she became a widow.
Notarius presented examples of what citizens can find at the Rowan Public Library. Angelia Bates, president, discussed future meetings and special projects. Members brought items for the Symphony basket.
Rose Ward decorated the tables with beautiful Ukranian eggs she made as part of her heritage. Ann Bingham assisted as hostess for the luncheon, which was catered by Trinity Oaks.
Toastmasters winners
Brian Woolf won the International Speech contest and Sam Mullis the Table Topics contest in Area 35 Toastmasters speech contest on Tuesday, March 29, at Fire Station #9 in Concord.
Woolf and Mullis, both members of Goldmine Toastmasters Club in Kannapolis, will represent Area 35 in Division C contest, which will be conducted at Cannon School, Kannapolis, on April 16.
Goldmine Toastmasters Club is one of more than 12,000 Toastmasters clubs around the world. Each fall and spring, members from around the world compete in club-level speech contests. Through competition in the area, division, district and regional levels, contestants will vie for the title of ěWorld Champion of Public Speaking,î which will climax at the organizationís Annual International Convention.