People & Places Sunday, July 10

Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 10, 2016

J.C. Price Post members attend annual convention 

The following members from J.C. Price Post attended the 97th annual convention in Raleigh: Gary Hall, Osborne Fields, Daniel Haddock, John Marshall Knox, John Pharr and Charles Harrell.

At the convention, Post 107 won two meritorious plaques in Children and Youth and Community service. Data and compilation of reports was done by Commander Mae Carroll. Pictures were submitted by Knox for the report. Children and youth award was named W. Coburn Alexander Award – Class C Competition. The community service award was named W.K. Rhodes, Jr. Community Service award – Universal competition.

Installation of new 2016-2017 officers will be held at the Post Home on Wednesday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Al l post members and auxiliary members are invited to attend.

Commander: O. Mae Carroll

1st Vice Commander: Gary Hall, Sr

2nd Vice Commander: Osborne Fields

Adjutant: Abe Daniels

Asst. Adjutant: Daniel Haddock

Finance Officer: Abe Daniels

Asst Finance officer: Harold Broadway

Service Officer: Lewis Reid

Chaplain: Leonard Hall

Asst. Chaplain: John Knox

Judge Advocate: Homer Robertson

Historian: Charles Harrell Sr. Wayne Hill

Asst. Sgt-at-Arms: John Pharr

Appointees to Executive Committee: Mertle Wilson, Freddie Turner, Otto Borden.


‘Big or Small ~ Save Them All’

As part of the upcoming annual event on July 23, CHICKWEED, in partnership with the Novant Health Breast Center, will sponsor the ‘Big or Small ~ Save Them All’ mobile mammogram day on Monday July 18 from 2-7 p.m. at Carolina Lily, 314 Depot St.

Carolina Lily will offer light refreshments.

For your convenience, Novant will file a claim with your insurance provider on your behalf so please have your insurance information available.

If you do not have insurance, call Jill McNeely at 704-210-6927 and ask about a scholarship. You must sign up early.

To sign up, call Rhonda Puckett at 704-210-5924. We are asking all participants to sign-up early, however, walk-ins are welcome.

You need to have a doctor. If you don’t have one, you might wish to contact Community Care, Krista Wooly, 704-636-4523.


NC debutante ball announced

RALEIGH – The 90th annual North Carolina Debutante Ball will be held in Raleigh on Sept. 8-10. The formal presentation at Meymandi Concert Hall on Sept. 9 will be a focal point of the weekend.

Representing Salisbury will be Ann Rollins Johnson, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Atlee Rollins Johnson III.

The Terpsichorean Club, comprised of young gentlemen from the Raleigh area, was formed in the 1920s to sponsor an annual statewide Debutante Ball to present many of North Carolina’s prominent young ladies and to honor their families. The Ball has been held every year since 1923 with the exception of the World War II years.

Young ladies are selected by more than 200 nominators throughout the state. The final approval of the Debutantes is made by the Terpsichorean Club members. The invitations are extended to the young ladies in recognition of the contributions their families have made to the economic, cultural, social and civic life of North Carolina.


OCM presents ‘Steal Away’

Outreach Christian Ministries presents “Steal Away,” a play written by Romona King and directed by OCM member Linda Hunt The performance is at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16.

Set in Chicago in the 1930s, the play focuses on five colored church women. When faced with losing scholarship funds, they devise a plan that will save their organization and continue their legacy of sending young colored girls to college. The play will be held at 722 W. Horah St. There is no admission charge.


120 cemeteries 

MT. PLEASANT  — Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society presents local researcher Terry McManaway on Sunday, July 17 at 2 p.m.

Walk with him through more than 120 cemeteries in Cabarrus and surrounding counties as he shares his collections of treasures of who’s who and relates humorous stores surrounding his journey.

McManaway maintains a database of over 34,000 local burials along with over 50,000 digital photographs. Having completed photo surveys, he can search his database for burials with as little information as the month of death.

The ECHS Museum is located at 1100 N. Main St. in Mt. Pleasant. There is a $3 admission fee.


Central Carolina Bridge Association Unit 169

WINSTON-SALEM — Central Carolina Bridge Association Unit 169 is sponsoring a duplicate bridge tournament July 29-31 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, 421 W. 27th St.

A Nominal fee will be charged for all sessions.  Single sessions for Open and 499er Pairs games
start at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Two-session Open and 499er Swiss Team game starts at 10 a.m.  on Sunday, with lunch included for all players.

Contact Susan Wesley at 336-407-4600 or email her at if you need a partner.

Tournament Chairman is  Cindy Wright, 336-407-9842 or

For more information, visit


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