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People & Places Sunday, Oct. 7

Rockwell High School Class of 1959 Reunion

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.

Informational Yoga and Cancer Workshop at SoFul Yoga & Wellness 
Learn how practicing yoga can benefit people who have been diagnosed with cancer at an informational workshop Saturday, October 13, 2-3:30 pm at SoFul Yoga & Wellness. Whether undergoing treatment, healing from the disease, or caring for someone with cancer, this workshop will help you understand how gentle movement and breathing can make a huge difference in health and quality of life.
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.
 A cancer survivor, Christine will share her journey of empowerment through yoga, as well as explain how practicing yoga promotes health, increases strength and flexibility, and bolsters the immune system. Mind-body exercise like yoga has been shown to reduce fatigue, stress and anxiety and boost mood and wellbeing, as well as help manage treatment side effects in people who have cancer.
Cost is $25 and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit local cancer patients.
Register here: https://www.sofulyoga.com/events-workshops

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