61st Annual Macon County Fair :: September 17-20 @ Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center - 441 South, Franklin, NC

- published 8/21 (Larry) old link: http://www1.cfnc.org/applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1527

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The managers of Bi-lo were pleased with the turnout of the annual charity golf tournament held Wednesday, June 15. Lesa Jordan, the general manager of Bi-lo, said that they made a little more than their goal of $5000 for CareNet.

There were 12 teams in all and several store vendors were involved to show their support as well, including: Coke, RC, and Little Debbie. Others that were involved were the Sheriff’s office, the Mill Creek Country Club, and even the Bi-lo store manager from Hendersonville. Dick Richards, is the treasurer and serves on the board of directors for CareNet. He also played in the tournament.

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Western Carolina University’s Division of Educational Outreach will offer its popular Tiny Tot and Youth Swim programs through the summer.

The Tiny Tot program, designed for children ages 6 months to 5 years old, will be held weekdays for three sessions, June 13-24, July 11-22 and Aug. 1-12, in Reid Pool. Children ages 6 months to 3 years old will meet weekdays from 5:15 to 6:05 p.m. Children ages 3 to 5 will attend class from 6:10 to 7 p.m. Three-year-olds may take either class, based on skill level. Each child must be accompanied by at least one adult in the pool. The cost per child is $43 per session.

The Youth Swim Program, for children 6 and older, will be offered at Reid Pool on weekdays in two sessions, June 15- July 1 and July 5-22. Classes will be offered at various times from 8:45 to 11:35 a.m., based on the student’s skill level, from beginner through advanced. The cost for the Youth Swim Program is $75 per session.

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The New Century Scholars program identifies students who have potential for great things, with financial help for tuition at Soutwestern Community College and Western Carolina University.

Pam Collins, director of New Century Scholars, graciously accepts a donation from Kim Angel on behalf of the Kiwanis Club of Franklin.

 

 

 

The Scaly Mountain Women’s Club Auction will be held on Friday night, July 8, and be prepared to have fun and find the best bargains in Western North Carolina.

This will be the 8th year the Scaly Women have sponsored an auction. It was started at the Ski Scaly Ski Lodge in 2004 - followed by the auctions being held at the Community Center/ Old Scaly School House. This year, the auction is being moved to the new Scaly Mountain Fire Department. The building is much larger and is air conditioned.

Admission is free. The Silent Auction and viewing of the items will begin at 6 p.m. at the Scaly Mountain Fire Department, 169 Hale Ridge Road, Scaly Mountain.

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