CEDAR MOUNTAIN NEWS FOR THURSDAY 9-15-22
BARN SALE SATURDAY 9-24-22
The Sherwood Forest Women’s Workshop announces that their famous Barn Sale will be held on Saturday, September 24th, from 9 AM to 3 PM. There will be a posted sign directing you to the Barn Sale at the Robin Hood Road entrance to the Sherwood Forest Community in Cedar Mountain, NC, off US Route 276 south. (Greenville Hwy)
This huge event will be held rain or shine and will feature household items, jewelry, furniture, tools, sporting equipment, and much more. Proceeds benefit area nonprofit organizations.
Cash or checks only.
The Cedar Mountain Fire Department Auxiliary will be offering delicious lunch items for purchase at the Barn Sale.
CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CENTER
HEALTH CARE LISTENING SESSION
The Community Council for Transylvania Regional Hospital (CCTRH)* is holding a listening session to gather public input on healthcare in our community on Monday, September 19, 2022, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Cedar Mountain Community Center. Please join us.
Topics to be discussed:
Are your healthcare needs being met?
Are you satisfied with the available services?
Are you satisfied with the quality of care?
Is our hospital your first choice for healthcare?
Are there improvements you would like to see?
*CCTRH is a community group formed to facilitate communication between the public and TRH
to help TRH understand and take meaningful actions to improve the hospital’s role as the center of community health. Please join us.
CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CENTER NEWS
Monday night potluck participants discovered a lot of things about garbage and recycling that we didn’t know. After a delicious, nutritious potluck, John Wiseman, a co-owner of the Cedar Mountain Canteen and avid proponent of waste management, conservation, and recycling gave a very interesting and informative talk about what to do with our waste items. We were surprised to learn that what we take for recycling sometimes ends up in the land fill anyway because no buyer could be found. I, for one, will continue to do so in case a buyer has been found for what we recycle that day. We were also encouraged to maintain a compost pile and how to manage it. If you garden, the composted material can be used as fertilizer. Not all of us can handle the work it takes to maintain a compost pile though. One participant warned that bears love to dig into compost piles.
Please check https://www.transylvaniacounty.org/departments/solid-waste for information on what can and can not be recycled.
There will be no flea market this fall. We may consider one in the spring though.
ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW
The Cedar Mountain Community Center will host its 2nd annual Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 9am-5pm. Skilled local artisans will showcase a variety of wares for sale. This is the perfect opportunity to pick up some beautiful and unique items for those on your Christmas and gift shopping list! Plan to make a day of it. Grab a bite to eat and drink, check out our local businesses and see all that Cedar Mountain has to offer. There are a few vendor spaces available. If interested, please contact Suzanne Lawson at 864-414-4417.
SHERWOOD FOREST LADIES GOLF LEAGUE
The game was Team Low Net played on the back nine. Winning team: Gloria Clouse, Ida Smith, Joy Seelinger, and Sandy Eidson. Low net: Ida Smith. Low gross: Roz Banks.
CHRISTINE’S CORNER by Christine Pace
WELCOME BACK DR. HOLLAND
Recovering from open heart surgery is no picnic. The pastor of Rocky Hill Baptist Church, Dr. Leland Holland, returned to the pulpit this past Sunday, and was welcomed by all!
FIFTY YEARS MARRIED! On September 8th Don & Judy Patrick (pictured on their wedding day) celebrated 50 years of wedded bliss! What a milestone; not heard of very often. If they wrote a book of their many decades together, before cell phones and Direct TV and electric cars, I’d ask for a copy. There’s a lot of wisdom from sharing their lives for 50 years. Half a century — wow! Congratulations Don & Judy! ANOTHER BIRTHDAY Not on last week’s “celebrations” list is Don Patrick’s birthday on September 22nd. We know he’s over 50, don’t we?
AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Packer Young
Big news! My honey and I will celebrate our very first wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept 18, 2022. We will be up East so we don’t know exactly where we will celebrate. However there will be leftover wedding cake, candlelight and the appropriate beverages even if we are on the roadside.
My honey and I attended the potluck Monday night and were impressed with John Wiseman’s presentation of how to handle and eliminate waste. It brought to mind that when I was growing up we owned about an acre of land in town. Dad would dig a big hole in the ground and our “garbage” went in it and was covered with dirt. (Composting?) When this hole was filled he dug another one. Future archaeologists will be puzzled. We did make trips to the dump on occasion and my sister and I loved it. We were always looking for discarded treasures.
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