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Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust expands Healthy Places initiative to Columbus
Dr. Laura Gerald, president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, addresses leaders from Columbus and Bladen counties Wednesday at Whiteville's Vineland Station during the launch of the foundation’s Healthy Places NC initiative in southeastern North Carolina. Through Healthy Places NC, the trust is investing up to $100 million to improve the health of residents in the state’s rural communities. Since 2012, the initiative has targeted key health issues in seven counties. The trust is expanding Healthy Places NC to include Columbus, Bladen and Robeson counties, which consistently score poorly in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings. During the kickoff, public health experts shared local data pertaining to health issues including substance misuse, adverse childhood experiences and access to care and Medicaid reform. Staff photo by Justin Smith.
By Justin Smith email@example.com
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WHS’s Health Occupations Students of America and the American Red Cross collaborate to host their second blood drives of the year. Click the link to access “rapid pass” registration, which will make your blood donation process much quicker. Please bring ID to blood drive.
Smart Start annual pajama giveaway for children ages birth to fiveSmart Start Early Learning Center (ELF)107 W. Main Street
The Columbus County Partnership for Children (Smart Start) will host its annual “pajama distribution” on Thursday, December 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Smart Start Early Learning
The Columbus County Partnership for Children (Smart Start) will host its annual “pajama distribution” on Thursday, December 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Smart Start Early Learning Facility located at 107 W. Main St. in Whiteville.
The event will provide free pajamas to children ages birth to five. The sleepwear will be distributed free of charge until they are gone. Children must be present. Pajama sizes are standard for boys and girls up to age 5. Colors, styles, quantities and designs may vary.
Items will be pre-packaged for random and quick pick-up (only one package per child age birth to five). The Partnership is unable to accommodate special requests for styles, colors or designs of the sleepwear. All Columbus County children, ages birth to five, are invited to the event.
The National Pajama Program provides warm sleepwear and books to children who are in need. The program operates in the United States as well as in other countries. In the past, the Partnership collaborated with the Pajama Program and distributed sleepwear to local community service agencies. This year’s event is being supported by YWCA Lower Cape Fear and the Early Parenthood Program; Campbell Soup Supply Company and various vendors in Columbus County.
For more information about the Pajama Distribution or other services of the Columbus County Partnership for Children, call 910-642-8226, visitwww.columbussmartstart.org or follow the Columbus County Partnership for Children on Facebook.
Administrative office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dinner & Show Combo Ticket – $15 Show Only Ticket – $6
South Columbus High School
40 Stallion Drive Tabor City, NC 28463
South Columbus High School Arts Education Department presents “A Stallion Christmas Spectacular Dinner & Show.” This event will feature the following:
Stallion Concert Band & Colorguard, Mane Attraction Choral Ensemble, Stallion Small Vocal Ensemble, Mixed Chorus, Visual Arts Presentations, Showstoppers Dance Team, Southstage Theater, Piano & Guitar Students. Dinner menu is as follows: Roast Beef, Fried Chicken, White Rice, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Pasta Salad, Various Desserts, Sweet/Unsweet Tea, Lemonade, Water. Dining hall is open 5-6:30 p.m., including pre-show dinner entertainment. House doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the main show beginning at 7 p.m.
Whiteville Garden Club Annual Holiday GatheringFirst Baptist Church412 N Madison Street
Whiteville Garden Club is hosting its Annual Holiday Gathering of the Whiteville Garden Club with its members and guests. This special Christmas Tea will be held at 11 a.m. on
Whiteville Garden Club is hosting its Annual Holiday Gathering of the Whiteville Garden Club with its members and guests. This special Christmas Tea will be held at 11 a.m. on December 13th within the First Baptist Fellowship Hall, 412 N. Madison St., Whiteville. Hostesses for the Christmas Tea are Myrtle Corbett, Jeanette FormyDuval, Brenda Jolly and Hilda Ray. Everyone is invited to attend.
Join us the 2nd Saturday of each month for a special story and hands-on exploratory activity. Storytime is recommended for children in pre-school to kindergarten, but all ages are welcome.
Join us the 2nd Saturday of each month for a special story and hands-on exploratory activity. Storytime is recommended for children in pre-school to kindergarten, but all ages are welcome. No reservations are required for this free program except for groups larger than 10.