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Email Announcements We Are Receiving Today: See What’s Going On Around The Community

1) Early Music for Strings Performed Sept. 27

The Hayes School of Music’s Faculty Performance Series at Appalachian State University will present a program of early music for string ensemble on Friday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. in the Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall. Admission to the event is free. Faculty members and graduate students performing will be violinists Nancy Bargetstock, Alice Sila and Amanda Gentile, violist Eric Koontz, cellists Keneth Lurie and Corinne Cassini and guitarist Douglas James. The program is comprised of “Sonata a 4, senza cembalo” by Alessandro Scarlatti, “Chacony in G Minor, Z.730 by Henry Purcell and “Quintetto IV in re maggiore, G. 448” by Luigi Boccherini. 

2) Watauga Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting

The Watauga Soil and Water Conservation District Board will hold its regular board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 8 a.m. in the district office at 971 West King Street. The public is invited to attend. 

3) Caldwell Arts Council Announces Call for Holiday Artists

The Caldwell Arts Council is seeking artists and crafters to participate in our annual Satie’s Holiday Show and Sale, Dec. 6-24, when the entire Arts Council is converted to a gift shop for holiday sales. Items for the holiday sale will be juried by our Satie’s Holiday Committee. All items must be handmade, and the most successful items each year are priced less than $50. We are always looking for a variety of exciting new gift items. We seem to epecially need items for children and men. We also like having new food items for this sale. There are two jury-in dates so please bring samples of items you wish to sell to the Caldwell Arts Council prior to Oct. 2 or Nov. 6. Visit out website here for submission guidelines. Thanks for considering joining us for this wonderful holiday show and sale. For more information, call the Caldwell Arts Council at 754-2486 or visit the website at www.caldwellarts.com. The Caldwell Arts Council is located at 601 College Avenue in downtown Lenoir.

4) Boone Worthwhile Women’s Club Meeting

The Boone Worthwhile Women’s Club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Sagebrush Steakhouse in Boone. The speaker will be Crystal Kelly from the Children’s Council. For more information, call Frances at 828-262-0155 or Baben at 828-264-2539.

5) Watauga County Library Hosts Information Sessions on the Affordable Care Act

On Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 9:30 a.m., the Watauga County Public Library will host information sessions on the Affordable Care Act. The speaker will be Ruben D. Rivera, Registered Health Underwriters (RHU), Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC). Ruben has been in employee benefits since 1994 and is also Patient Protection Affordable Care Act Certified (PPACA) by the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). Eric Schneider, Watauga Outreach and Eligibility Specialist and ACA certified, will be presenting information on the following dates: Saturday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. at Western Watauga Branch, Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Western Watauga Branch. Eric will take appointments to meeting with people individually at either library. More information will be forthcoming. For more information, please call 264-8784 extension 2 or 4.