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Dunn's Rock Community Center

Our First Annual Chili Cook-Off is on Saturday February 27, 2016 from 5:00pm-6:30pm.

The Center is located on Connestee Road between Greenville Hwy and Island Ford Road

There will be prizes and entertainment with a Bragging Rights Certificate and Trophy.

Bring your pot of Chili and a list of ingredients complete with all your needed condiments and join in the fun. Who Will Be The First Annual Chili Cook-Off Winner? Free will donations will be accepted to benefit the center. Email: for more information or questions.

Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held at the Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue Dept. at 8725 Cascade Lake Road in Cedar Mountain, NC from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday February 27th.

Blood donations are urgently needed. At this drive, you can give: blood and double red cells. A double red cell donation collects the red cells but returns most of the plasma and platelets to the donor. Donors for double red cell must have type A Neg, B Neg or O blood and meet specific eligibility requirements. Please call the Red Cross at (828) 884-4530 if you have questions.

Cedar Mountain Democratic Annual Precinct Meeting

Sat Feb 27, 2016 10am – 12pm, Cedar Mountain Community Center, 10635 Greenville Hwy, Cedar Mountain, NC 28718

Pancake Breakfast

The Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue Auxiliary will be holding a fundraiser for the department on March 12th from 8am to 11am. Come on out for some delicious pancakes and consider volunteering for the auxiliary while you are there. We need your help.


The bookmobile comes to the Cedar Mountain Community Center between 3pm and 5pm the 2nd Thursday of every month.

Web Site

Cedar Mountain Community website is The website includes The Cedar Mountain News, a list of businesses and attractions, a calendar of events for the area and much more. Check it out.

Community Center Rental

Call now to reserve the center while your date is still available. Call Facility Events Coordinator, Deborah Perkins, at 828-885-7878 for information or reservations.

Around the House

I currently have no access to my account for the Hmmmdingers Hat Club so if any member needs to email me please use for now.

This has been a crazy week. The craziest thing that happened was getting trapped in a bathroom stall. The door wouldn’t open and no one was close by. I soon discovered I was still limber enough to belly crawl under the door as distasteful as that was.

One of the most generous and surprising things I’ve heard in a long while was when a friend and I were discussing what we would have done with that billion + dollar lottery winning. She said she would give all of her friends (including me) a million dollars each. Wow! I’m pleased that I am counted among her friends.

From last Friday to last Tuesday I was computer free. My computer was in the “hospital” and I didn’t realize how much time I spent on it until I didn’t have it. Some problems have been eliminated but I have been blocked out of two of my email accounts. The “fix” by outlook/hotmail does not work. I could write an entire page on this. You will be hearing more.

I currently have no access to my account for the HmmmDingers Hat Club so if any member needs to email me please use for now. Being computer free I did get a lot done (around the house). I watched another one of those hoarder shows and went to work on drawers and cupboards. I found a vintage toiletry item that expired in 1996. I also discovered that I had duplicate (some expired) ointments and several bottles, tubes and jars of body lotions. I would be soft as a baby’s bottom if I used it all. Then there were the itty bitty bottles of shampoo and lotions picked up at motels.

Years ago I received a copy of Martha Cilley’s (The Fly Lady) Sink Reflections book and scoffed loudly at her words. However I have been taking bits of her suggestions to heart and have made some progress. So far I am keeping my sinks shiny.

Thanks to Christine for doing the news last week in my computer’s absence. I sometimes wish I had a home like Christine described but my little log cabin is not even close. Everyone asks if I have a really big head from what she wrote. Ha! I actually sing tenor with two choirs, Rocky Hill and UUTC.

What’s happening with you or in the community? We’d love to hear what’s going on, if you would like to share. Please send all news to

All news for next week has to be received by Monday evening in order to be published in the Thursday edition of the Transylvania Times

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