CEDAR MOUNTAIN NEWS FOR THURSDAY 2-24-22

CMCC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Western NC Communities is offering the George H.V. Cecil Journey Scholarship for youth in our communities preparing to enter college. The Application has been emailed to the high school guidance counselors and is available on the CMCC website at cedarmountaincommunitycenter.com. Applications are due on March 21, 2022.


CEDAR MOUNTAIN BAPTIST CHURCH

The church will be hosting the Spring session of Grief Share every Tuesday, 6 pm -7:30 pm (ish) from March 1 - May 24, 2022, at the Cedar Mountain Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall), 7765 Greenville Hwy, Cedar Mountain, NC 828-966-4812 cmb@cmbnc.org

Go to www.griefshare.org for more information or to register (or call the church). $20 includes 13 sessions and a workbook.


BLOOD DRIVE at CMFR

The blood drive brought in so many donors that a few walk-ins had to be turned away. Please make an appointment with the Red Cross at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation

Blood banks are reportedly at a critical low point across Western North Carolina. Your donation is urgently needed. Please come and do your part to lessen the demand.

There will be blood drives held on April 16th and June 14th.


MEET AND GREET

Chuck Owenby, a Republican Candidate for Transylvania County Sheriff, has a meet & greet scheduled at the Cedar Mountain Community Center on Saturday, March 12th from 2 pm to 4 pm.


CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CENTER

To rent the center please contact us now before the wedding bookings start. Please send an email to cmcc28718@gmail.com with your proposed date as soon as possible. You may also apply online at https://www.cedarmountaincommunitycenter.com/rental.


PANCAKE BREAKFAST COMING UP

On Saturday, March 12th there will be a pancake breakfast prepared by the auxiliary at the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue Dept. Serving will begin at 8 am. Donations gratefully accepted.


AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Packer Young

What week it has been. We picked up our motor home, The Infirmary, on Monday in Winston-Salem, NC after what seemed like hours of “lessons” on what button does what. There were a couple of minor adjustments made and then we were off. We took turns driving it home. I drove it until the first rest stop and then my honey drove it to the next rest stop. After that one exchange, I drove it the rest of the way home without incident. However, coming down our narrow subdivision road I apparently scraped a bush that caused some “rub” marks on the right side. My honey says a little rubbing compound will remove it. My job will be to track down the offending bush and trim it back so that doesn’t happen again.

Now we will have to make it a “home”. My honey already got some plastic glasses and I found some colorful dish towels for it. I am beginning to see why they call these a money pit. The same goes for other “toys” though. We can’t wait for our first excursion.


TWOSDAY

When you write it, 2/22/22, it's a palindrome, meaning it reads the same forward and backward. It also falls on a Tuesday, which is now referred to as Twos day. If you consider 10:22 pm in military time that is 22:22. It could be 2-22-22, 2:22:22, 22:22:22. Am I right? Scratching head.

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