Veterans , Political, Professional

Published 12:00 am Friday, April 18, 2014

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American Legion, Faith Post 327
7 p.m third Tuesdays • • Ongoing: Supporting youth is the most important Legion accomplishment in Faith, sponsoring or supporting Faith Elementary School, East Rowan JROTC, Boy’s State, Girl’s State, Student Trooper Program, Faith Boy Scout programs, Rowan American Legion baseball team • • Also still doing Fourth of July projects and still holding the annual Thanksgiving Turkey and BBQ sale • • Kevin Cauble, commander, 704-279-1430.

American Legion and Auxiliary, Harold B. Jarrett Post 342
7 p.m. first and third Mondays, Post home, Lincolnton Road • • joint dinner served in dining room, followed by separate meetings • • Ongoing: Legionaries and Auxiliary focus on Veteran’s affairs, rehabilitation, Americanism, community service, SHS and SRHS ROTC, Rowan County Honor Guard, Girls State and Boys State, handicapped children’s Easter and ?Christmas parties, oratorical competition, scholarship, education, baseball • • Dennis Milbrandt, commander • Julie Smith, president • 704-637-1722.

American Legion and Auxiliary, Landis 146
First Saturdays except July, War Memorial Building, 412 N. Central Ave., Landis • • Monthly hotdog fundraising project 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Meeting for members 2:30 p.m. Ongoing projects: pop tops for Ronald McDonald house, veteran’s affairs and rehabilitation projects and programs, Americanism and Flag education programs, community service projects, children and youth programs, Girls and Boys State programs, special attention concerning homeless veterans • • Martha Corriher, Auxiliary president, 704-798-3625 • Erik V. Culbertson, Post commander, 704-855-1739.

American Legion Freeze Seymour Post 185
7 p.m. third Tuesdays, First Freewill Baptist Church fellowship hall, 405 N Bostian St.,China Grove • • Membership $30/yr. Commander Wild Bill Corriher 704-857-7320 • Don Hagler 704-932-9766.

American Legion and Auxiliary Kennedy Hall Post 106
First Thursdays, 6 p.m. meal (legionairres and auxiliary combined), 7 p.m. meetings for both groups • • 6250 NC Hwy 801 S. • • 704-278-2493.

American Legion J.C. Price Post 107
6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays; 6:30 p.m. fourth Wednesdays exec. mtg, Post Home, 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road • • Ongoing: Youth and community Easter egg hunt, July 4th and Labor Day picnic, crime prevention, Halloween and Christmas party, Central Children’s Home at Oxford, ROTC students utilized at events. Memorial week Post everlasting services for deceased legionnaires. Qualified boys sent to Boys State. Numerous awards to members • • Ollie Mae Carroll, commander, 704-636-2950, Oomaecarroll@, facebook • • Auxiliary meets second Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., president: Joyce Smyre.

American Legion Miller-Russell Post #112
7 p.m. third Mondays, Aug. through May, Legion Building, Rockwell.
John Tolley Jr., commander, 704-279-2184.

American Legion Junior Auxiliary Livengood-Peeler-Wood Unit 448, Granite Quarry
7 p.m. second Mondays. • • Ongoing: Honorary Jr. Dept. President’s project Coins for Cards, Operation Coupon program, Promoting the Poppy, Veteran’s affairs and rehabilitation, Americanism, community service • • Junior advisors Gina Starnes, 704-209-3173 • • Amy Cozart, 704-279-0483.

AMVETS Auxiliary 460
7 p.m. second Sundays, AMVETS Post 460, 285 Lakeside Drive, Salisbury. Donna Earnhardt, president

AMVETS Post 565
Fourth Tuesdays, 1400 N. Main St., China Grove • • Bingo Thursdays, 7 p.m. • • Open to all veterans • • 704-798-2036.

Rockwell AMVETS Post 845
7 p.m. second Wednesdays, dinner and business meeting • • Post phone: 704-279-6812.

— DAV Chapter 96 of Rowan County
Disabled American Veterans, 6 p.m., fourth Mondays. A meal will be provided for $7 by the DAV Ladies Auxiliary, starting at 5 p.m. • • VA Building 6 • • Commander Mike Hibler, or 704-754-2624.

General Allen Hal Turnage Marine Corps League Detachment 1096
9 a.m. first Saturdays, Ryan’s Steakhouse, 730 Jake Alexander Blvd. South • • Membership eligibility: currently serving or have been honorably discharged from service in the Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve for not less than 90 days. Also, U.S. Navy Corpsman who trained with Marine FMF units. Associate membership is through family affiliation with an eligible Marine or Navy corpsman • • Arbe Arbelaez, 704-633-8171.

Military Officers Association of America, Central Carolina Chapter
Noon, second Mondays of Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center • • Open to currently serving Guard and Reserve, former and retired commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services of the United States • • To provide services to members, to contribute to college scholarship programs, to assist ROTC and JROTC units, to promote patriotism and a strong national defense • • David Lee, 704-636-6650.

Rowan County Veteran Council
First Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., for details call 704-636-5688 or 704-798-2032.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3006 and Ladies Auxiliary
7 p.m. meal, 7:30 p.m. meeting, second Thursdays, Post Home, 1200 Brenner Ave., open only to members. Membership eligibility: 704-857-3005 • • To carry out programs of Veterans and family support, hospital-VAVS, Buddy Poppy, cancer aid and research, Americanism, legislative, community service, scholarship, youth activities, Patriot Pen, patriotic art, Voice of Democracy, POW-MIA, VFW National Home. President’s special project-National Military Services-operation uplink, unmet needs and military assistance programs • • Larry Edwards, commander, 704- 636-2104 • Barbara Webb, president, 980-234-0213.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8989
7 p.m., third Thursdays, 2500 N. Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis . Mike Golembiowski, Commander, 704-933-6186.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9131
Third Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., 1433 Old Wilksboro Road • • Hercules Shannon, commander, 704-798-2032.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9134 and Ladies Auxiliary
First Mondays, 7 p.m., 601 Depot St. Rockwell • • Helping Veterans to obtain and keep their benefits • • John Alton Holshouser, commander, 704-279-3941 • • Gary Barringer, QM, 704-279-3039.

African American Caucus – Rowan County Democrats
Third Tuesday every other month, 6:30 p.m. • • Democrats active in politics, government, community service. Rowan Democratic Headquarters, 1411 W. Innes St. • • Cynthia Pharr, cynthiapharr1@

Crescent Republican Women
Fourth Thursdays, 7 p.m., meeting at Rowan Republican Headquarters, 118 S. Main St. • • Men and women welcome. Donna Peeler,,  704-279-2219.

Democratic Party of Rowan County
Fourth Thursdays, 7 p.m. • • Politically active Democrats meet to discuss and get involved in politics. Rowan County Administration Building, County Commissioners Chamber second floor, 130 W. Innes St. • • Veleria Levy 704-293-3504.

Democratic Women Of Rowan County
First Mondays, 7 p.m. • • Politically active men and women discuss issues and plan activities. Held at 120 E. Innes; East Square ArtWorks • • Nan Lund,

Rowan College Dems
Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. • • Politically active college Democrats. Rowan Democratic Headquarters, 1411 W Innes St. • • Whitney Bost,704 213 3252.

Rowan County Republican Executive Committee
7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Rowan County Commissioners meeting room (second floor), Rowan County Building across from Salisbury Post • • All registered Republicans invited • • Greg Edds, 704-202-5089 or 704-637-2777.

Rowan County Senior Democrats
Third Tuesdays, 1 p.m. • • Democrats aged 50+ organized to discuss and get involved with politics. Meet at the Hurley Room, Rowan Public Library, 201 N. Fisher St. • • Geoffrey Hoy, 704-603-8029.

Rowan County Teen Dems
Fourth Thursdays, 7 p.m. • • 13-19 year olds with interest in politics, government, community service. Rowan County Administration Building, 130 W. Innes St. • • Bonnie Harrell,

Rowan Republican Men’s Club
First Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. program, Ryan’s Steak House, Jake Alexander Boulevard • • Men and women welcome • • Ben Johnson, president,

Rowan Republican Women
Third Saturdays, 10 a.m., meeting at Rowan Republican Headquarters, 118 S. Main St. • • Men and women welcome • • Karla Costantino,, 704-798-1670.

Rowan Young Democrats
Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. • • Politically active Democrats ages 18-35, Rowan Democratic Headquarters, 1411 W. Innes St. • • Whitney Bost 704-213-3252.

Alpha Delta Kappa Educator’s sorority Mu Chapter
6:30 p.m. fourth Mondays at various locations • • International sorority for outstanding educators to promote excellence in education, altruism, world understanding. By invitation only • • Kathleen Miller, president, 704-636-7953.

Alpha Delta Kappa Educator’s sorority Gamma Theta Chapter
6:30 p.m. third Mondays at various locations • • International sorority for outstanding educators to promote excellence in education, altruism, world understanding. By invitation only • • Kim Sheeks, membership chair, 704-642-2776.

Altrusa International of Salisbury
6 p.m. first Thursdays, Trinity Oaks, 728 Klumac Road • • Worldwide volunteer service organization of executives, professionals dedicated to improving communities through service. Develops and funds specific service projects to meet community needs. Awards scholarships to deserving individuals, grants to non-profits in Rowan County • • Nancy Mott, 704-637-9561,,

Kannapolis Business Alliance
Third Thursdays at Gem Theatre Annex, 111 West 1st St. • • For businesses in the Kannapolis area to network and learn, a focus on making business connections, supporting growth. Contact or Facebook for updates.

LLAN (Leadership, Learning Advocacy, Networking)
Third Tuesdays, first floor conference room, Gateway, Innes St. Networking 6 p.m., program 6:30 p.m. • • For professional women interested in learning, leading, achieving life/work balance; for women leaders self-employed or employed in business, education or non-profit organizations • • Pam Cordts 704-633-0917.

Psi Chi Chap of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
6:30 p.m., fourth Mondays • • To develop nursing leaders, encourage continuing education, recruit nurses, develop working relationships with other professional groups. Rowan Public Library • • Tammy Ford, president, 704-639-9936.

Rowan County Human Resources Association
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. third Thursdays except July and Aug. • • A chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) serves Rowan County area; human resource professionals with practitioners at all levels employed by businesses in Rowan County. Provides HR professionals with networking and educational opportunities • • To development and improve all phases of human resource management in member companies • • Jill Rufty, president, 704-637-5881,, www.

Salisbury Sales and Marketing Executives Association Inc.
Dinner meeting 5:30-7 p.m., fourth Wednesdays, Country Club of Salisbury • • Networking organization unites business professionals with the purpose of improving sales and marketing skills, promoting exchange of thoughts, Speakers share knowledge, successes, expertise in their business. Open to all local business professionals • • Cliff Sorel, president, 704-636-2255,

Salisbury Young Business Professionals
6-8 p.m. first and third Thursdays, different local locations • • To establish an environment where young professionals in and around Rowan County can network, become more involved in the community • • Holly Czuba, holly.czuba@ For next meeting location:

NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees)
1 p.m. third Mondays, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center • • Membership open to federal employees, retired or currently employed. Refreshments served • • Racine Douglas, president,704-636-6533.

Rowan Retired School Personnel
NCAE & NEA Retired. Membership open to retired school personnel in state and  out of state • • 10:30 a. m. board meetings – second Wednesday: September, November, January, March, May • • 10:30 a.m. general meeting – third Wednesday: September, November, January, March, May • • Same location: Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. Salisbury • • Danny Cooper, treasurer, 704-636-3849.