Today’s Email Announcements

Published Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 11:23 am

Social Work Field Education Orientation at ASU Set for Jan. 11

NASW Members and Friends,  You are invited to our Spring Field Education Orientation.  We will be meeting on January 11th from 1:00 to 5:00 (1:00-3:30 for NASW members that do not have an intern) in Parkway Ballroom Room 420 in the Plemmons Student Union.  Please park in Rivers Street Parking Deck and walk over to the Student Union.  You will be given a parking pass that you can use to “pay” when you leave the parking garage. Please allow yourself some time to walk from the parking garage to the union.  Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by1/6/2016. Please note the time and date change from our regular meeting.


1:00-1:30 Welcome/ Introductions/ Networking (students, field instructors, seminar            Instructors and NASW members)

1:30-3:30 Social Work in the Real World presentation (CE’s available)

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:15 Frequently Asked Questions

4:15-5:00 New Field instructors meet with Field Director

                Students meet with Seminar Instructors

Shrine Club to Host NYE Masquerade Ball on Dec. 31

The Appalachian Shrine Club is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Shriner’s Masquerade Ball on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015 from 9pm-1am.  The Masquerade Ball will be held at the Boone Golf Club in the Fairway Restaurant.  Tickets are $60/per person and include heavy hors d’oeuvres, a drink ticket and a champagne toast at mid-night. Silent auction, music and more!  Food provided by Casa Rustica, music provided by the Todd Wright Quartet.  To purchase tickets contact Joey Lucas at (828) 264-5270.  All proceeds benefit the Shriner’s Hospital.  Join us for an evening of fun and fundraising!

Tuesday Yoga at the Senior Center Begins on Jan. 5

The next session of Yoga classes are scheduled to meet from 6:15-7:15pm at the Lois E. Harrill Senior Center on Tuesdays beginning January 5th. Classes will also be held at the Western Watauga Community Center (WWCC) on Thursdays starting January 7th from 11am-noon.  The instructor, Akal Dev Sharonne, has been a yoga practitioner and teacher for more than 30 years.  Her classes are a delightful blend of humor, challenge and wisdom.  The cost of each 12-week session is $75.00 per person.  Call Akal Dev to register, 828-264-1384.

CCC&TI Graduates Truck Driver Students, Program Registration Ongoing

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute celebrated the graduation of 20 students from the Caldwell Campus Truck Driver Training program day class during a ceremony on Friday, Dec. 18 at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir. The graduates (listed in alphabetical order) include: Adrian Arp, Glen Blair, Johnathan Bowman, Martin Brinkley, James Campbell, Zachary Davis, Derrick Forney, Margaret Hogan, Robert Hord Jr., Roy Hudson, Kellie Kivett, Paul Miller, William Murphy, Brendan O’Malley Jr., Jerry Parson, Andre Pavon, Ethan Sams, Jerry Stevenson, Tyler Talbert and Joel Trivette.

Registration for upcoming Truck Driver Training classes is ongoing. Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify. For more info about Truck Driver Training at CCC&TI, call 828-726-2380.

Boone Community Network to Host Talent Showcase at The Local on Jan. 23

As Boone grows, more organizations dedicated to the arts are established. On Saturday January 23rd, BCN and The Local on W. Howard Street will team up again to host a night to help new and long-standing performing arts groups promote their craft.

12 acts will compete for the Showcase Title and $200 cash prize. The community is invited to come watch the acts and vote for their favorites every hour. An array of dancers from many disciplines, comedians, musicians, poets, actors, and other styles will be in high profile! Last year, a daring duo of acro yogists took the crown. We’ll see if anyone can take their crown this time around!

There is still space for interested groups. The sign up form is online here, and also or on our Facebook. You can also contact [email protected]



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