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People & Places Sunday, June 12

Civitan Club of Salisbury Veterans present on Armed Forces Recognition Day

L-R: Bob Wilson, Carlton “Rexx”  Rexrode, JoAnn Myers, Jim Norman, Sam Meredith, Nelson Large and James Smith.

L-R: Bob Wilson, Carlton “Rexx” Rexrode, JoAnn Myers, Jim Norman, Sam Meredith, Nelson Large and James Smith.

Civitan Club of Salisbury honors Veterans

The Civitan Club of Salisbury celebrated Armed Forces Recognition Day at its June 2 meeting. There were 15 Veteran club members at the event which was highlighted by remembrances from Dr. Norman Sloop about major events that impacted the life of Salisbury residents.

Alpha Kappa Alpha members attend regional conference

Members of Delta Xi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority attended the 63nd Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference held in Virginia Beach, Va., April 21-24. Chapter members participated in workshops, meetings and activities on best practices and strategies for implementing the sorority’s international program Launching New Dimensions of Service, leadership development, officers certification program and community service projects.

Chapter member Lovetta Ealy Moore completed Level I Graduate Advisor Certification Program and President Lillian L. Morgan completed a workshop on Presidential Training.

Delta Xi Omega contributed backpacks of nuturious snacks, which were donated to local schools. Over 1,600 backpacks were donated during the conference.

Shirley Holt was inducted into the Golden Sisters. Mrs. Holt has been an active member of the sorority for 50 years. She became a member while a student at Livingstone College. She has held various positions including president, vice-president and secretary.

Delta Xi Omega members attending the conference were Carolyn Holt, Fonda Kirk, Sarah Lightner, Sh’Myra Moore, Lovetta Ealy Moore, Sh’Rae Moore, Lillian Morgan, Stephanie Morgan, Shirley Holt, Cecelia McCorkle, Sakia Sellers and Vivian Ray.

Lillian Morgan is the president of Delta Xi Omega Chapter.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908, is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college-trained women.

The Carolina Artists meet Thursday 

The Carolina Artists will meet Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. at Rufty Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. MLK Jr. Ave. This month’s program is on how to put color into your art, led by Phyllis Steimel. Steimel is a member of Oil painters of America, painting instructor at Waterworks Visual Art Center and founding member of Plein Air Carolina.

This is a free program and guests are welcome.  If interested in becoming a member, dues are only $25 a year, for age 18 up.  Call 704-216-7714.

The Old Rowan Fiber Guild

The Old Rowan Fiber Guild meets Monday, June 20th, 6:30-9 p.m. at Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St. This month, members of the Golden Bobbins will be presenting a program on making Needle Lace. Lace is fascinating and beautiful. And before modern machinery, it was a time consuming art. Lace was so complex to make and took so long to produce that it was sometimes more expensive than jewels to adorn your clothing. Wearing large quantities of lace was a way of flaunting your wealth.

The delicacy and intricacy of old hand made lace is amazing. While many people are familiar with crocheted, tatted, and knitted lace the oldest forms of lace making are needle lace and bobbin lace.

The Golden Bobbins will be sharing the history of needle lace and walking us through a simple project. Materials fee will be charged. TBD but not more than $5.00. They are still putting the kits together

The Golden Bobbins are a group of lace makers dedicated to all of the textile arts concerning lace. Our members make bobbin lace, knit, weave, tat, crochet, spin, quilt, embroider, etc. The Golden Bobbins are based in Charlotte and their Northern Branch meets monthly at the China Grove library.

Cabarrus Communities and Samaritan’s Feet

CONCORD — Communities in Cabarrus County are coming together in partnership with Samaritan’s Feet and will be hosting a shoe distribution for children and youth on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Logan Recreation Center, 184 Booker Ave.

They will be giving out 500 pairs of shoes to the needy children and youth in the community, providing kindergarten physicals and immunizations, providing dental screenings, giving out backpacks, school supplies and other goodies and information.

To learn more, contact Teresa Gray at 704-786-6183 or epworthchildren@ctc.net

 

The 2016 July through December pull-out-and-keep Community Calendar section will publish June 27 in the Salisbury Post. 

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