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Town Crier community meetings Dec. 17-23

Community Calendar

• Listings based on last best information received. Confirm before attending.

Third Monday, Dec. 17
— Young Women of Church Women United, 9-10 a.m. conference call. Info: 704-278-3505.
— Salisbury Elks Lodge bingo, 508 S. Early games 5 pm, regular bingo 7 pm, 704-798-8168.
— Rowan County Board of Commissioners, 6 pm, 130 W. Innes St.
— Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners, 6:30 pm, Cabarrus County Gov Center, 65 Church St SE, Concord.
— Old Rowan Fibre Guild, 6:30 pm, Center for Faith & the Arts, 207 W. Harrison St, www.faithart.org
— Harold B. Jarrett American Legion, dinner 7 pm, meeting follows meal.
— Spencer Historic Preservation Commission, 7 pm, Town Hall.
— Cleveland Lions Club, 7 pm, Cleveland Lions Den, Cemetery St, Meetings include dinner. Info 704-278-0974.

Third Tuesday, Dec. 18
— Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 am, Frontier Coffee Shoppe in Thelma’s Restaurant, West End Plaza.
— TOPS NC 437, 10 am, Lakeview Baptist, 2532 Lane St, Kannapolis. Weigh-in 9:30 am, 704-938-3634.
— Senior RoCo Democrat Christmas party and meeting, noon, RCDP HQ, 1504 W. Innes St. For RoCo Democrat seniors over 50. Bring a dish.
— Salisbury City Council, 5 pm, City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
— VFW Post 9131, 6:30 pm, 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road, Commander Hercules Shannon, 704-798-2032.
— RoCo Democrat party exec cttee, 6:30 pm, RCDP HQ. For RoCo Dem elected officials, chairs, vice chairs, officeholders.
— American Legion, Faith Post 327, 7 pm, Commander Lonnie Vanhoy, 704-279-1430

Third Wednesday, Dec. 19
— Veterans Voices, 10 a.m. Free coffee for veterans of all branches, active or retired. Tilley Harley-Davidson, 653 Bendix Drive.
— Salisbury Lion’s Club, Noon, Harold B. Jarrett Legion Post, 1024 Lincolnton Road. www.facebook.com/SalisburyNCLions/
— Rowan Museum Board of Trustees, 4 pm, 202 N. Main St.
— TLC Support Group for widows/widowers, Powles Funeral Home, 913 W. Main St, Rockwell. 704-279-7241.

Third Thursday, Dec. 20
— Technical Review Cttee for City of Salisbury, 9 am, Plaza seminar room, 100 W. Innes St.
— Civitan Club of Salisbury, noon-1:30 pm,Country Club of Salisbury, Club Drive. www.salisburycivitan.org
— People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:45 pm, J.F. Hurley YMCA, 828 Jake Alexander Blvd W., 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net
— Rowan Republican Women, , 6 pm, Hendrix BBQ, 1624 W. Innes St. For Rowan Republican women,daughters. 704-856-6403.
— Human Relations Council, 6 pm, City Hall Council Chambers, 217 S. Main St, www.salisburync.gov/Departments
— Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 pm dinner, 7 pm meeting.
— Downtown Kannapolis business meeting, 6:30 pm, Rotary Hall, 211 West Ave. email downtownkannapolis@gmail.com
— The Carolina Artists, 6:30 pm, 1120 S Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, 704-633-2852.
— Eureka Lodge 45, 7 pm, 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.
— VFW Post 8989, 7 pm, 2500 N. Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, Commander Mike Golembiowski, 704-933-6186.

Third Friday, Dec. 21
— Longest night of the year; Winter begins.

Fourth Saturday, Dec. 22
— Toastmasters, Goldmine: 8:30 am, Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Hwy, Concord. 704-307-8187, www. goldminetoastmasters.com
— R A Clement Association, 9 am, , R. A. Clement Rosenwald School old bldg, Cleveland.
— West Rowan Neighborhood Center Advisory Council, 10 am, R. A. Clement Rosenwald School old bldg, Cleveland.
— Business Expo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 22, by DRJ Trinity Business Group and Great Women & Men United. 316 Lake Drive. Speakers, entertainment, food, mini fashion show, donation Christmas tree, more. Free to the community;  businesses and entrepreneurs invited (vendor fee). Info: Chariel Dye 704-738-7077 or Shawn Rush 704-244-1292.

• See www.salisburypost.com/calendar for more listings.

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