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Published Monday, November 14, 2016 at 9:49 am

Beech Mountain Holiday Market Nov. 26.

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BOGO Sale at Linville Falls Winery on Cherry Bounce

Call the winery at 828-765-1400 for more information.

Just in time for the holidays we are offering a Buy One Get One Sale on our Cherry Bounce wine! Now through the holidays, pick up one bottle of Cherry Bounce for yourself and get a second free – it makes a wonderful and unique gift! This fortified wine is a masterful blend of sourwood cherries, apple brandy and an inviting hint of cinnamon; the perfect beverage to pair with a blanket and roaring fire.

Christmas Craft Sale at the Senior Center Nov. 16

Please join us for our annual Christmas Craft Sale on Tuesday November 15 and Wednesday November 16from 10a.m.-3p.m. each day at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center.  Crafts are handmade by local seniors who get 100% of their asking price.  Please call 265-8090 for more information.

Art Classes at the Senior Center Available This Winter

Looking for something to do this winter?  Want to brush up on your art skills?  Art classes are available at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center in Boone!  The intermediate class meets on Mondays from 9am-12noon and a beginner class meets Wednesdays from 9am-12noonwhich focuses on drawing.  There is no charge to attend for persons age sixty and older.  If there is space available, persons under sixty may attend for a fee of $3.00 per class.  Marsha Holmes is the art instructor and has worked with the senior center classes for several years.  For more information you may call the senior center at 265-8090.

Medicare Open Enrollment Thru Dec. 7: Get Help at the Senior Center

The enrollment period for 2017 Part D Plans will begin on    October 15, 2016 and end onDecember 7, 2016.

Please call the Harrill Center 265-8090 for an appointment if you would like to review your drug plan and or Medicare      Advantage Plan.

Collection Sites Announced for Operation Christmas Child, Nov. 14-21

NOV. 14-21: BOONE OPENS DROP-OFF LOCATIONS FOR GLOBAL CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CHARITY
Local Volunteers to Collect 80,000 Shoebox Gifts for Children in Need
BOONE, N.C., Nov. 01, 2016—Several local locations will serve as collection sites this year for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.During National Collection Week, Nov. 14 – 21, Boone residents will donate shoeboxes—filled with school supplies, hygiene items, notes of encouragement and fun toys, such as a doll or soccer ball—for Operation Christmas Child to deliver to children in need around the world. This year, Boone and surrounding cities residents hope to contribute more than 80,000 shoebox gifts toward the 2016 global goal of reaching 12 million children.

“The shoebox gifts donated by Boone volunteers at these drop-off locations will shine a light of hope to children living in poverty overseas,” said regional leader Keith Burney.“Anyone is welcome to pack a shoebox and help a child facing difficult circumstances to feel loved and not forgotten.”

LOCAL COLLECTION SITES:
Boone, NC – Boone Processing Center
801 Bamboo Road
Boone, NC 28607Mon, Nov. 14: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Boone, NC – Three Forks Baptist Church
1922 US Highway 421 S
Boone, NC 28607

Burnsville, NC – Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church
101 N Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

Mon, Nov. 14: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

NEW 2016 COLLECTION SITE:
Newland, NC – Oak Grove Baptist Church

1790 Millers Gap Highway
Newland, NC 28657

Mon, Nov. 14: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

North Wilkesboro, NC – North American Ministries
411 Elkin Highway
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Mon, Nov. 14: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

North Wilkesboro, NC – Specialty Car Company, Inc.
119 Old Brickyard Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659Mon, Nov. 14: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

North Wilkesboro, NC – Baptist Home Baptist Church
2367 Sparta Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Mon, Nov. 14: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sparta, NC – Sparta United Methodist Church
190 N Main Street
Sparta, NC 28675

Mon, Nov. 14: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Spruce Pine, NC – First Baptist Church
125 Tappan Street
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Mon, Nov. 14: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

West Jefferson, NC – West Jefferson First Baptist Church
8 E Second Street
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Mon, Nov. 14: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Tue, Nov. 15: 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed, Nov. 16: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Thu, Nov. 17: 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 18: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Sat, Nov. 19: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sun, Nov. 20: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Mon, Nov. 21: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Hours subject to change. A full list of area collection locations can be found online.
For more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call (704) 583-1463  or visit samaritanspurse.org/occ. By going online to give the suggested donation of $7 per shoebox gift, participants can follow their box to discover where in the world it will be delivered. They can also pack a shoebox gift online and even upload a photo and note of encouragement.Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has collected and delivered more than 135 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children in more than 150 countries and territories. For many of these children, the gift-filled shoebox is the first gift they have ever received.

Soil and Water Board to Meet Nov. 23

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