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Town Crier community meetings Dec. 11-17

Second Monday, Dec. 11 

Celebration of Life for breast cancer survivors, 1 p.m., Palms Cafe, 1609 W. Innes St. Mary maryknappnc@gmail.com or 980-234-4479.

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education work session, 1 p.m., 500 N. Main St.

Kannapolis Board of Education, 5 p.m., KCS administrative offices, 100 Denver St.

Salisbury Elks Lodge bingo, 508 S. Main St., to raise funds for its charities. Early games 5 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. 704-798-8168.

Kannapolis City Council, 6 p.m., Laureate Center, Kannapolis City Hall, 401 Laureate Way.

SRDA Salisbury Rowan Davie Livingstone Alumni chapter meeting, 6 p.m., 800 W. Thomas St., Walls Center, Livingstone College. Info: Pres. William Coleman, 980-234-4793.

Rowan County Foster/Adoptive Parent Assoc., 6:30 p.m., Partners In Learning Center. Info: Jennifer, 704-245-8055.

Multiple Sclerosis support group, 6:30 p.m. J.F. Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd. 704-798-3341, cascotton@carolina.rr.com

Rockwell Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 202 E. Main St., Rockwell.

Cleveland Town Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 302 E. Main St.

Chapter 909 of Vietnam Vets of America, Concord, 7 p.m., Cabarrus Senior Center, 331 Corban Ave. SE. 704-932-5544, 704-782-6793.

Rowan County Beekeepers, 7 p.m., Rowan County Ag. Center, Old Concord Road, Rowanbeekeepersassociation@gmail.com

 

Second Tuesday, Dec. 12

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.,Lakeview Baptist, 2532 Lane St., Kannapolis. Weigh-in 9:30 a.m., 704-938-3634.

Outlook Readers book discussion group of AAUW, 10:30 a.m. Trinity Oaks Card Room, 728 Klumac Road, http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net

Cancelled: Salisbury Planning Board, 4 p.m.

NOTE: Joint Planning Board subcommittee Permitting Multiple Units in Large Historic Homes will still meet at 2:30 p.m.

Epilepsy support of Rowan/Cabarrus, 6-7:30 p.m., NorthEast Medical Center, Concord. 704-403-1986 or 704-639-0847.

Rowan County Board of Health, 6:30 p.m., Rowan County Health Dept. community room, 1811 E. Innes St.

Faith Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 100 N. Main St., Faith.

Spencer Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m., Spencer Municipal Bldg., 600 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer.

Rowan History Club, 7 p.m., “Share A Rowan Memory.” Messinger Room, 202 N. Main St., rear entrance.

 

Second Wednesday, Dec. 13

SRCVB Salisbury Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau destination development cttee., 11:30 a.m., Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

SRCVB Salisbury Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau board of directors, noon, Gateway Bldg., 204 E. Innes St.

Salisbury Lion’s Club, noon, Harold B. Jarrett Legion Post, 1024 Lincolnton Road. Lunch plus program. Visitors welcome.

Lupus support group, 3-4 p.m. , J.F. Hurley YMCA, Jake Alexander Blvd. Alicia Allison, 704-963-1621.

J.C. Price Post regular meeting, 6:30 p.m., 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road, 704-636-2950.

 

Second Thursday, Dec. 14

People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:45-6:45 p.m., J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., 828-310-8491.

Human Relations Council executive cttee., 4:30 p.m. City office bldg., 132 N. Main St., 704-638-5217, http://www.srhrc.org

Salisbury Historic Preservation Commission 5:15 p.m., City Council Chambers.

Fulton Masonic Lodge members, 6 p.m., 401 N. Fulton St.

AAUW, 6:30 p.m., FUCC fellowship hall, 207 W. Horah St. http://salisbury-nc.aauw.net

Rowan Republican Exec Cttee informal holiday social, 7 p.m., upstairs County Admin Bldg, 130 W. Innes St. Rowan Republicans welcome. Info 704-232-4047.

Rowan Humanists, 7 p.m., Temple Israel, 1600 Brenner Ave. 704-209-3598.

Circle of Hope for parents grieving the loss of a child, 7-8:30 p.m., 2290 Statesville Blvd. Lori Yang, 704-630-0319.

 

Third Friday, Dec. 15

Faith based addictions program, 7 p.m., Faith Baptist Church, 904 Chipola St. Transportation: 704-791-5987 OR 7 p.m., Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2515 E. Innes St. Transportation: 704-232-9130.

 

Third Saturday, Dec. 16

Toastmasters, Goldmine: 8:30-10 a.m., Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord. Matthew Charity, 704-307-8187, www.goldminetoastmasters.com

Last Salisbury Rowan Farmers Market of the season, 9 a.m.-noon, West Fisher at South Jackson Street.

Delta Sigma Theta, Salisbury Alumnae Chapter, 10 a.m., Monica Green, 704-636-4875.

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