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Town Crier community events, March 2-8

 Monday March 2

— Tourism Master Plan Committee, noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

— Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 3 p.m., Rowan County Administrative Bldg., 130 W. Innes St.

— Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 3:30 p.m., Cabarrus County Gov. Center, 65 Church St., SE, Concord.

— Covenant Community Connection, 5 p.m. City office bldg., 132 N. Main St., second floor, 704-638-5217, www.srhrc.org

— East Spencer Board of Aldermen, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, 105 S. Long St., East Spencer.

— Landis Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 312 S. Main St., Landis.

— Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Municipal Bldg., 143 N. Salisbury Ave., Granite Quarry.

— Harold B. Jarrett American Legion, dinner 7 p.m., meeting follows meal.

— Veterans of Foreign Wars 9134, 7 p.m. VFW post 9134 Rockwell. Info David Hand, davidhand89@yahoo.com


 Tuesday March 3

— Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 a.m.,  Frontier Coffee Shoppe in Thelma’s Restaurant, West End Plaza.

— TOPS NC 437, 10 a.m., Lane St. Baptist Church, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. Weigh-ins 9:30 a.m. Information Linda Ramsey, 704-938-3634.

— Rowan Parkinson’s support group, 1 p.m., First Presbyterian education bldg., Fisher St. entrance. 704-633-3181.

— Salisbury City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 217 S. Main St. (Shown on Access16 Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays at 9 a.m., 3 p.m., 8 p.m.)

—  Conversations from the Porch forum on religion. East Square Art Works, 120 E. Innes St. Preregister  at http://projectcover.wordpress.com/conversations-from-the-porch

— Rowan County Veteran Council, 6:30 p.m., for location call Homer 704-636-5688 or Hercules 704-798-2032.

— China Grove Town Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, First Tuesday 333 N. Main St., China Grove



 Wednesday March 4

— Salisbury Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau master plan committee, noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

— Salisbury Community Appearance Commission, 4 p.m. Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St.

— Monthly Wednesday meal, 5:30-until, Mt. Zion United Church of Christ, 1415 S. Main St., $8, take out available.


 Thursday March 5

— Salisbury Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau destination marketing committee, 10 a.m., Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

— AARP 25th anniversary celebration, 1 p.m. Speaker Salisbury Mayor Paul Woodson, followed by reception. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave.  Free, all seniors 50+ invited. Information 704-216-7714.

— People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., Glenda Edwards 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net

— Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.

— Kennedy Hall American Legion Post 106 Cleveland, 6 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. meeting.

— GOP monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. buffet, meeting at 7 p.m. Hear plans for the March 21 GOP County Convention. Troutman’s BBQ,1388 Warren Coleman Blvd.

— Education Event featuring Michelle Icard, 6:30 p.m. by Salisbury Academy in partnership with The Salisbury Community Foundation. Author, educator, social leadership strategist at Salisbury Academy Gym, 2210 Jake Alexander Blvd. N. Free, open to the public. Info 704-636-3002.

— NAACP general meeting, 7 p.m. Location to be announced.

— Eureka Lodge #45, 7 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.


 Saturday March 7

 — The Annual Rowan Republican Convention, 130 W. Innes St. Registration 8-9 a.m. All Republicans that are registered by 1/31/15 may attend. $10. Precinct organization followed by election of new officers. 

— Goldmine Toastmasters, 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord.

—  Women Embracing Excellence inaugural round table discussion on domestic violence, 9-11:30 a.m., with panelists. Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St. Not sponsored by RPL. Information: Nicole Sherrill-Corry, Ph.D., 704 267-5957.

— Gay’s Chapel UMC barbecue fundraiser, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Barbecued chicken or pork dinner, red slaw, bread, chips, dessert, drink. Eat in or take out. $8.50 per plate. Benefits missions. 5545 Woodleaf Road, 704-633-8402.

— Shiloh United Methodist Church United Methodist Women annual chicken and dumpling dinner 4 p.m. until, Shiloh UMC Fellowship Hall. By donation only. Dine in or carry out. Homemade chicken salad $6/pint.






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