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Sears Salute to Local Heroes

Sears in Kinston, NC at Vernon Park Mall
Come out to Sears at Vernon Park Mall to help Salute your Local Heroes. Sandy Bottom Volunteer Fire Department will be on site with fire trucks. Come meet the crew and take a tour of a real fire truck. Sears will be accepting donations for Sandy Bottom Volunteer Fire Department inside the store.

Jessica Muzychka 252-559-8841


VFW POST 9960 Riders Group TOYS FOR TOTS BIKE RIDE

VFW Post 9960
Event Name:
VFW POST 9960 Riders Group TOYS FOR TOTS BIKE RIDE

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Event Location:
VFW Post 9960


Event Description:
The cost to participate in the ride will be a new unwrapped toy worth $10 or more. Free meal after the ride to all who participate and help throughout the process.



Toys for Tots ride on Saturday, December 13th. The cost to participate in the ride will be a new unwrapped toy worth $10 or more. Free meal after the ride to all who participate a nd help throughout the


Contact Info:
Will Gonzales VFW Riders Post 9960 Chairman
Email Address:
williamgonzales44@yahoo.com




Indoor Yard Sale at Westside Church

1205 Lynn Drive in Kinston (Off of Roseanne Dr., behind Bill Fay Park)
Join Westside FWB Church for an indoor yard sale Saturday, August 2nd from 7am to noon, rain or shine! Stop by to see what hidden treasures you may find!

There will be children's clothes and toys, books, movies, electronics, plants, sports items, skin care products, furniture, home decorations, holiday decorations, pet toys, and much more!

OR, take the opportunity to make room for new things in your home, and sell some of your items with us! Rent a 12x12 space with table and chairs for only $10. Contact Sandy Tilghman at (252) 522-5729 to reserve your space today.

Spread the word! Hope to see you there!




Helping Hands Boutique Yard Sale

Apr 5, 2014 8 AM - 2 PM

2715 Hwy 70 E James City,NC
Yard sale to benefit the Coastal Women's Shelter

Helping Hands Boutique
252-633-6305



Swansboro Rotary Oyster Roast

Mar 15, 2014 5-8 p.m.

Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro
Swansboro Rotary Club’s 35th annual Oyster Roast and Pig-Out will be March 15, 5-8 p.m.

Tickets purchased in advance are $45. They allow entry to one of the club’s most popular fundraisers, an all-you-can-eat extravaganza that takes place indoors at the Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro.

Machine Gun, a popular and well-known variety band from Wilmington, will provide musical entertainment.

Diners are reminded to bring an oyster knife and a glove. In addition to oysters, the menu includes roasted pig, fried fish, clam chowder, hot dogs with chili, cole slaw, hush puppies, condiments and a variety of beverages.

The civic center, which is on West Main Street Extension off NC 24 behind Family Care Pharmacy, provides a spacious indoor area for diners. It will be equipped with several large screen televisions tuned to the NCAA basketball tournament.

Tickets purchased at the door will cost $50. Tickets for children 15 and younger are $20, available only at the door.

Proceeds from the event are used to benefit youth scholarships and projects in Onslow and Carteret counties.

Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Swansboro Rotary Club or at the Civic Center. Tickets can also be purchased at Darden Insurance and Century 21 Waterway Realty in Swansboro and at Eastern Mortgage in Emerald Isle.


For more information, call (910) 326-6175.


Great Glow Run benefitting Easter Seals UCP

May 3, 2014 8:00 p.m.

Town Commons
The Easter Seals UCP Great Glow Run will light up Greenville in support of individuals and families managing disabilities and mental health challenges. The illuminated 5K evening race will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Town Common. Check-in begins at 6:00 p.m. and the race starts at 8:00 p.m. Participants will don glow and LED gear as they join other enthused runners on an eye-catching, glimmering course.

Register by April 18 at GreatGlowRun.com for just $35. Unless sold out, day of event registration is $50. Active duty military are eligible for a special $25 registration; team discounts also available. Entry fee includes bib, timing chip, race t-shirt, bib, glow decoration and entrance to the post-race Afterglow party.


Patrick Curran (919) 783-8898 x8907