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

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The Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin winter’s $1,000 scholarship recipient is Josh Fuller, who has now received two of the annual club’s scholarships. Fuller is attending Western Carolina University with hopes of graduating in the spring of 2013.

The Gem Society offers one to two scholarships twice yearly to any student in North Carolina studying geology. With Fuller is Jean Emerson, scholarship chairman. Photo by Linda Behr

The Factory donated close to a ton of canned goods to Macon County CareNet in Franklin, collecting 1,937 pounds of food. This helped CareNet during one of their toughest times of the year – the winter months.

“What a beautiful thing it is when we ... work together to meet the needs of our community. Hunger is a feeling that no one should ever have to experience," says Jonathan Drake, manager of The Factory.

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Community Care Clinic of Franklin Director Franklin Ingram (L) receives a check in the amount of $2,000 from Rotary Club of Franklin Community Service Director Vic Perry.

The club contributes each year to the clinic which provides healthcare service to those that do not have insurance and cannot qualify for government assistance.

The presentation was made at the Jan. 23 meeting.

 

In the tradition of Luthers Table, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Sloan Road, Franklin, held its 8th Annual Florida Luncheon at High Tide Harry’s Seafood in Orlando, Fla.

Enjoying the good Christian fellowship were the GSL Florida contingent and a few defrostees.

Pictured are (L-R) Eva Newshutz, Deanna and Mike Rodeffer, Dottie and Mat Tari, Candy and Steve Meyers, Jane and Hank Bauer, Janice and Ron Blohm, Celia and Richard Schroeder and Kathy Youtsler.

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