Today’s Email Announcements

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 10:30 am

Rep. Virginia Foxx to Host Service Academy Day Oct. 22in Wilkes for 5th District Students

Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., will host a U.S. Service Academy Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wilkesboro Civic Center, 1241 School Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. The event will help familiarize students with the application and nomination process for applying to the nation’s five military service academies.

“North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District has a proud tradition of military service, and it’s a privilege to help some of the area’s finest young men and women contribute to this legacy by attending our country’s prestigious military service academies,” said Foxx. “This event will give prospective applicants the opportunity to meet with representatives from each academy. It will be an informative experience for all who attend.”

Representatives from all five academies will be in attendance to explain more about their requirements and expectations. The event also will allow local students the opportunity to ask questions and receive advice about the admissions process. High school students of all ages and their parents are encouraged to attend.

Individuals wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Richard Moxley at 1-866-677-8968 orRichard.Moxley@mail.house.gov.

Republican Congressional Wive in Boone Monday

Republican Congressional Wives Speakers Tour
arriving into Boone Monday October 10, 2016 @ 3:30PM
Hardees of Boone (Located by the Holmes Convocation Center)

Pet Adoption Event Oct. 14

Pet Supplies Plus Adoption Event 10/14/2016 – Your Best Friend is Waiting!  Please join the Watauga Humane Society at Pet Supplies Plus for an Adoption Event on Friday, October 14th from 11am – 4pm.  We will have lots of animals available for adoption and would love to help you find your Best Friend!  www.wataugahumanesociety.org

Craft Sales to Support SNIPS Oct. 15, 18-20, 22

SNIPS Craft Sale at the Mast Store Annex in Valle Crucis 10/15/2016 from 11am to 3pm – SNIPS Craft Sale at Mast Store Annex in Valle Crucis.  There will be an array of handmade crafts to include jewelry, notecards, coasters & trivets, dog toys, cat toys, dog bandanas, knitted hats, blankets, scarves, lavender sachets, yard art, magnets and much, much more! All proceeds from sales benefit the public low-cost spay neuter programs of the WHS SNIPS (Spay Neuter Is a Positive Solution).

SNIPS Craft Sale at ASU Campus sponsored by NSCS (National Society of Collegiate Scholars) Oct 18th, 19th, & 20th from 10am to 3pm –  SNIPS Craft Sale sponsored by the NSCS (National Society of Collegiate Scholars) in the Plemmons Hall Student Union of the ASU Campus.  There will be an array of handmade crafts to include jewelry, notecards, coasters & trivets, dog toys, cat toys, dog bandanas, knitted hats, blankets, scarves, lavender sachets, yard art, ASU-themed items, magnets and much, much more!  All proceeds from sales benefit the public low-cost spay neuter programs of the WHS SNIPS (Spay Neuter is a Positive Solution).

SNIPS Craft Sale Mast General Store Downtown Boone Oct 22nd from 11am to 3pm

SNIPS Craft Sale at Mast Store Downtown Boone.  There will be an array of handmade crafts to include jewelry, notecards, coasters & trivets, dog toys, cat toys, dog bandanas, knitted hats, blankets, scarves, lavender sachets, yard art, magnets and much, much more! All proceeds from sales benefit the public low-cost spay neuter programs of the WHS SNIPS (Spay Neuter Is a Positive Solution).

Audubon Society to Meet Oct. 18 with Falconer Eric Harrold

High Country Audubon (HCAS) will have its next meeting on Tuesday, October 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Boone. Our speaker for the October meeting will be Eric Harrold, a falconer who holds an MS in Biology from UNCC, who will present “Raptor Conservation, Falconry, and One Guy’s Experience.”  He plans to bring at least one of his birds with him.  HCAS invites the public to attend the monthly meetings and field trips. Announcements about meeting and field trips can be found on their website www. highcountryaudubon.org

Demonstrator Calendar at Parkway Craft Center

October

1st & 2nd – Sandy Adair (cont.) (fiber; needle tapestry weaving)

1st & 2nd – Mary Carol Koester (mixed media; book making)

3rd – 5th – David Crandall (wood; dovetail box construction)

6th – 8th – Ronnie McMahan (wood; carving)

10th – 12th – Jay Pfeil (paper; print making, etching)

13th – 15th – Jeff Neil (wood; shaker style box construction)

15th – 18th – Tom Gow (wood; cottonwood bark carving)

19th – 22nd – Bill & Tina Collison (wood; turning, etching)

23rd – 28th – Lin Oglesby (fiber; yarn plying, knitting, crocheting)

27th & 28th – Sandy Adair (fiber; needle tapestry weaving)

29th – 30th – Marc Tickle (glass; kaleidoscope construction)

November

25th – Thanksgiving Day – Closed

30th – Last Day of the Season – reopen March 15th, 2017

Dinner and Cheapskate Talk at Boone Golf Club

Watauga County Public Library would like to invite you to join Jeff Yeager for a CHeapskate Talk: Finding Wholesale Happiness in a Retail World at the Boone Golf Club, 433 Fairway Drive in Boone on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. Catering will be provided by Casa Rustica.

Jeff is the author of four popular books about frugal living, including his most recent, How to Retire the Cheapskate Way. He is also AARP’s official Savings xpert, writing for AARP publications and hosting weekly web show on YouTube “The Cheap Life,” which is produced by AARP. He has appeared on over 500 radio and TV shows on most major networks and was an original cast member on TLC’s hit reality show Extreme Cheapskates.

Seating is limited. Free tickets will be available beginning Sept. 19.

 

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