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Rufty-Holmes Senior Center to host Job Fair Wednesday

Rufty-Holmes Senior Center will host a Job Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at its facility located at 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Fifteen to 20 local companies will be on-site to talk with job seekers about opportunities for part-time, full-time and seasonal employment.
Coordinated by ResCare Workforce Services in affiliation with the Regional Workforce Development Board, there are no fees or charges involved to employers or candidates for employment. The Job Fair is open to any interested adult. Older adults are especially invited to attend. For more information, contact the center’s front desk at 704-216-7714.
For the September Caring Connections, Comfort Keepers and Whitley’s Funeral Home will have Susan Domann and Cyndi Smart with Adult and Aging Services at the Cabarrus County Senior Services Department. They will discuss changes in senior services, how it can benefit seniors and programs available for seniors in all walks of life.
The event will be at Whitley’s Annex Chapel, 1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd., Kannapolis, at 11:30 for refreshments. Reserve a seat by calling 704-640-5152 or email annmeasmer@comfortkeepers.com no later than noon, Monday, Sept. 22.
Food Lion is partnering with its customers to help solve hunger by launching specially marked Food Lion Feeds bagged apples for sale in its stores. The effort will help provide 1 million meals to feed families facing hunger in local communities across the grocer’s 10-state footprint.
With the sale of each bag through Oct. 7, or while supplies last, Food Lion will donate five meals to local food banks, in partnership with Feeding America. The bags will maintain an MVP Sale price of $2.99 throughout the campaign. Customers can view this and other promotions in Food Lion’s newly re-launched Weekly Flyer at www.foodlion.com/weeklyspecials.
Through Food Lion Feeds, Food Lion is working to create a better tomorrow by uniting with customers and partners to help eliminate the difficult choices many families are forced to make when they are struggling with hunger. The specially marked bagged apples are the second of three in-store Food Lion Feeds campaigns in 2014. Through the sale of special Food Lion Feeds reusable bags made available earlier this year, Food Lion will provide 1 million meals to local food banks in partnership with its customers. The specially marked apples are anticipated to provide an additional 1 million meals.
The in-store campaigns support Food Lion’s work toward its goal of providing 500 million meals to families in need in its local communities by the end of 2020. *For more information, visit www.foodlion.com/feeds.
Noah’s Playloft Preschool announces their participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture funded Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled participants.
Children who are recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or members of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or Food Distribution on Indian Reservations households or are Head Start participants, are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.
Rose’s Sandwich Shoppe, 819 Jake Alexander Blvd. S., is open for business and will have its grand opening Saturday, Oct. 18. Owned and operated by Rosemary Beard with assistance from Donna Thomas and former Carousel owner Angie Allen, the lunch spot offers wraps, sandwiches, salads and desserts, as well as beer and wine in a cozy atmosphere. Fresh, local ingredients are emphasized, and gluten-free and vegan options are available. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except Monday. The restaurant is located behind Wendy’s in the Magic Mart shopping center, the former site of a Subway restaurant.
The Chick-fil-A restaurant at Towne Creek Commons, 902 E. Innes St., will close temporarily starting Friday, Oct. 3 at 5 p.m. for restaurant renovations. The restaurant, tentatively scheduled to re-open in November, is undergoing the renovations to provide an enhanced customer experience for restaurant guests.
“It has been our pleasure to serve our loyal customers, and we look forward to undergoing renovations that will help us better serve them for years to come,” said Bo Hawkins, franchise operator of the Chick-fil-A at Towne Creek Commons.
The newly remodeled restaurant will feature updated dining area, new tile floor, new lighting, new ceiling, new condiment stations, and larger front counter. To stay updated on the daily progress of the restaurant renovations, customers are encouraged to visit the restaurant’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/chickfilasalisburync.
BSC Off-Road, which sells accessories for trucks and Jeeps, is open and located at 121 N. Salisbury Ave. in Granite Quarry across the street from F&M Bank. The grand opening will be Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. and there will be a 10 percent discount on light bars. Owned and operated by Brady Revis, the business offers after-market bumpers, lift kits, winches, exhaust systems and LED lights. Wheel and tire accessories are also available. Brands in stock include: Fuel, FabTech, Rugged Industries, SmittyBilt, Nitto, XD Series and Warn. Hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays. Phone number is 704-279-0558.

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