People & Places Sunday, Oct. 7
The Rockwell High School Class of 1959 held its 59th reunion on September 29, 2018 at the Organ Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. 25 Classmates and 17 guests were present for the delicious buffet dinner by Debbie Suggs Catering.
Following dinner, Carolyn Cauble Hartung presented a memorial recognition for Tommy Lefler and Jimmy Shaver, recently deceased classmates.
John Trexler provided information and humor in a brief history of Rowan County, which emphasized areas of the county where the class members had lived during school years.
Plans were discussed for the celebration in 2019 of the 60th Reunion of this class, which was the last class to graduate from Rockwell High School.
Thinking of you cards were prepared by the group to be sent to classmates experiencing health issues.
Classmates serving on the Reunion Committee included: Sybil Penninger Baker, Ann Brown Miller, Christine Bame Graham, Joe Freeze, Carolyn Cauble Hartung, Brenda Heglar Cooke, R.L. and Sandra Beaver Mills.
Astronomy Day Star Party
Astronomy Day Star Party hosted by Astronomical Society of Rowan —6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct 12: Free, open to the public. Held at Carolina International School, 9545 oplar Tent Road, Concord. Info 704-455-3847 • In case of overcast skies or rain, club memb ers will hold hold monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13: Horizons Unlimited, 1636 Parkview circle Info: Barbara 704-664-6939 or Ralph 704-855-1591. www.astrowan.org
JCPrice Alumni Assoc. Fall Regional Meeting
Take the bus to Atlanta, Ga. Nov 9-12. Reserve your seat before Oct. 19. Info: 70-603-4146 or 704-633-7162.
The Rowan Redbuds Garden Club
The Rowan Redbuds Garden Club met Thursday, September 27, in the Stanback Room at Rowan Public Library. President Carolyn Alexander presided. If you are interested in visiting the club, call 704-637-0928 for more information.
The ‘October in Pink’ workshop, offered as part of breast cancer awareness month, will also include a brief sequence of gentle seated movements, breathing and relaxation. The presentation will be lead by Christine Zimmer, a certified Yoga 4 Cancer instructor.
Cost is $25 and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit local cancer patients.
Register here: https://www.sofulyoga.