CEDAR MOUNTAIN NEWS FOR THURSDAY 8-19-21

CEDAR MOUNTAIN FLEA MARKET FUNDRAISER


The flea market will be held on Friday, August 20th from 5 pm – 7 pm and Saturday, August 21st from 8 am – 11:00 am at the Cedar MountainCommunity Center (weather permitting.) No early birds please.


Interested parties should contact Linda Young at linday28718@gmail.com or call 828- 877-5407 for details and table reservations. If no answer, please leave a message. We have acquired a few more tables and there are several outside spaces available as well, including the picnic tables in the pavilion. Please make your reservations today. Tables or spaces are $10 each and must be paid in advance. All proceeds from table/space rental benefit the Cedar Mountain Community Center.


BBQ FUNDRAISER


On Labor Day weekend - Saturday, Sept 4th, the Cedar Mountain Fire Auxiliary will be doing a BBQ lunch to help buy needed equipment for the fire department. BBQ plates will be $12.00 and includes baked beans, desert and a drink. BBQ meat will also be sold at $12.00 a lb. Please come and make it possible for the fire department to replace old worn-out extrication equipment.


BLOOD DRIVE


The Red Cross Blood Drive will be Saturday, August 21st. The blood drive is held from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Cedar Mountain Fire-Rescue Department.


BIRTHDAYS


Don Wilkie is turning 36 on August 27th. His wife, Lauren Taylor Wilkie, is a descendant of the Isaac Heath family. They moved with their son Wyatt age 2 to Cedar Mountain last year.


Another birthday has come to our attention: Cindy Meffert will gain a year on August 26th. Happy birthday Cindy!


SCHOOL’S BACK


Transylvania schools started back this week. Students went for their first day on Monday, following a deluge of rain the night before! Please add time to early morning travel when school buses are out & about. Prayers for a good, safe, Covid-free school year.

ROCKY HILL HOMECOMING

“Homecoming” at Rocky Hill Baptist Church will be held this Sunday August 22nd starting at 10:30am, followed by a covered-dish lunch next door in the Family Life Center. All are welcome. Masks are optional.

A special Homecoming message will be delivered by Dr. Oliver (Butch) Skerrett, with special music by choir director Lenoir Bishop and the Rocky Hill choir.


The doors to the Family Life Center will be open by 10am for anyone wanting to drop off their covered dish prior to church service.

For more information please call the pastor of Rocky Hill Baptist Church Dr. Leland Holland at (828)862-5611.



SHERWOOD FOREST FRIENDS


Programs sponsored by the Sherwood Forest Friends at the Robin Hood Barn for August are as follows:


On Saturday August 21st at 7 pm, Michael Castelaz will discuss “Space; how do we know what we know about it?”


MOUNTAIN GOURD GATHERING


Everyone is invited to visit our 10th annual “Mountain Gourd Gathering” held this year from October 14-16th inside the Family LifeCenter. If you want to take a class though you should sign up soon! You can view the classes and activities, and sign up, at: mountaingourdgathering.weebly.com. Contact host, Christine Pace, at (828) 885-2103 or chris_p_artist@yahoo.com.

AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Young


Monday, I had some stuff to donate to local charities so headed for Brevard. First stop was Habitat for Humanity, (it was closed). The Goodwill truck at Walmart was full and closed so I headed for the store. They wouldn’t take a couple of the items so I dropped that off at the Humane Society. At least I didn’t have to bring anything back home.


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