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Town Crier community meetings Dec. 30-Jan.5

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Fifth Monday, Dec, 30

Fifth Tuesday, Dec, 31

— Free coffee and doughnuts for veterans, 9-11 am, K&W Cafeteria 1925 Jake Alexander Blvd.
— RedCrossBlood drive, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. J. F. Hurley Family YMCA, 704-636-011, RedCrossBlood.org
— TOPS NC 437, 10 am,Lakeview Baptist, 2532 Lane St, Kannapolis. Weigh-in 9:30 am, 704-938-3634.
— People Growing Together Toastmasters, 5:30-6:30 pm, St. John’s Lutheran Ed Building, 200 W. Innes St. , Glenda Edwards 828-310-8491, gteamsedwards@windstream.net

First Wednesday, Jan. 1

— Happy New Year!

First Thursday, Jan. 2

— Salisbury Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau SRCVB destination marketing cttee, 10 am, Gateway Bldg, 204 E. Innes St.
— Civitan Club of Salisbury, 11:30 am-1:30 pm,Country Club of Salisbury, www.salisburycivitan.org
— RedCrossBlood drive, 2-6:30 p.m. Lowes Home Improvement, 207 Faith Road, RedCrossBlood.org
— Amvets Post 565 Bingo, Rowan County Fairgrounds. Early games 4:30, regular program 7 pm.
— HAC Housing Advocacy Commission, 4 p.m. One Water Street in the Multi-purpose Room.
— Andrew Jackson Masonic Lodge Stated Communications, 6 pm dinner, 7 pm meeting.
— Kennedy Hall American Legion Post 106 Cleveland, 6 pm dinner, 7 pm meeting.
— NAACP general meeting, 7 pm, Location TBA.
— Eureka Lodge 45, 7 pm, 1433 Old Wilkesboro Road. 704-636-3267 or 7040-798-2032.

First Friday, Jan. 3

— Salisbury Kiwanis, noon-1 p.m. Country Club, https://kiwanisclubofsalisburync.portalbuzz.com

First Saturday, Jan. 4

— Pray Rowan, 10-11 am, Salvation Army, 620 Bringle Ferry Road
— Rowan Republican Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Hendrix BBQ Spencer, 615 N. Salisbury Ave. Program 9 a.m. Speaker Mayor Karen Alexander.
— Toastmasters, Goldmine, 8:30 am, Connect Christian Church, 3101 Davidson Hwy, Concord. Matthew Charity, 704-307-8187, www.goldminetoastmasters.com

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