CEDAR MOUNTAIN NEWS FOR THURSDAY MAY 27, 2021

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS:

FAITH CHAPEL:

The pastor and choir of Rocky Hill Baptist Church will bring the message at the opening of the Faith Memorial Chapel on Stone’s Lake Road on Sunday, May 30th at 11:00 am. There is a different denomination each Sunday through Labor Day at this beautiful open-sided chapel. All are invited.

FIRE DEPT. BBQ

On Saturday, May 29th there will be a benefit BBQ lunch from 11am - 2 pm at the Cedar Mountain Fire/Rescue Department. You are welcome to eat inside or if you prefer, you can get a plate or pound of BBQ to go for $10. Thank you for your support! Proceeds will go toward the purchase of extrication equipment such as the JAWS OF LIFE.

Fire personnel spend at least 12 hours preparing the pork butts for your eating pleasure. All BBQ is prepared on site in a huge grill with fire personnel monitoring the process. Prior to serving, the meat is pulled by hand from the pork butts by auxiliary and fire personnel. It is hard work. Cold slaw and other dishes are also prepared in advance by the auxiliary for your eating pleasure. We hope you enjoy the results.

SHERWOOD FOREST LADIES GOLF LEAGUE

May 24 results: 25 women played the front nine in a game that allowed you to drop the score on one hole. Game winner: Diane Hodson with 27. Loss gross: Diane Hodson with 32. Low net: Gloria Clouse with 22.

VFW POST 4309

On June 5th from 11 am to 5 pm VFW Post 4309 will hold its annual appreciation day for all VFW members and Auxiliary members. There will be food, games, bingo, door prizes and raffle prizes. The event is free to members and their families so please come and enjoy the festivities. If you need additional information please call the VFW at 828-883-9734.

Friday, May 28th we will be meeting at (Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory, formerly Pisgah Gardens Cemetery for a brief ceremony and to place flags on the graves of our deceased military veterans. You are welcome to come out and join us and help.

Don't forget we will be honoring our veterans with a brief ceremony.

at the courthouse in Brevard, Saturday May 29th at 10 am

On Sunday, May 30, a brief ceremony will be held at Gillespie cemetery at 9 am. All are welcome.

Sharon Powell, Auxiliary President

CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CENTER

The first Potluck Dinner will be Monday, June 14th. Food and table set-ups, among other protocols, will be used. The most recent NC COVID guidelines allow groups of up to 100 people. Food needs to be on the serving tables by 6:15 pm, dinner starts at 6:30 pm. There will be a presentation by Kent Wilcox starting at 7 pm entitled “What’s the Reason for Reasonover”. Cedar Mountain residents agree that Reasonover Road was named after Reasonover Creek, but the reason for the name of Reasonover Creek is shrouded in folklore about some hermit or law evader who long ago figured out a reason to cross the creek. An extensive search of historical records going back to 1710 has revealed the true origins for the name of Reasonover Creek.

The Annual Center BBQ will be on Monday, October 11th.

FLEA MARKET

There have been inquiries regarding whether there will be a flea market this year at the Cedar Mountain Community Center and a request to have it in August if we do. You may respond to cedarmountainnews@gmail.com regarding the flea market if you wish.

AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Young

My honey and I are most anxious to have a flea market this year. Combining two households has been a nightmare. A huge amount has been donated to various charities and some things have been sold. You wouldn’t think so if you saw how much stuff there still is. We decided to store some items on the chance there will be a flea market. We have our fingers are crossed.

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