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C. Fairley Pollock, Ed.D. (Coordinator of Student Services at Southwestern Community College) spoke at the Kiwanis of Franklin meeting Tuesday, Feb. 12. Pollock reported that the college had been selling Valentine Candygrams as a fundraiser for Relay for Life.

The college is sponsoring a spelling bee in March with a prize of $250.

Some new continuing education courses to be offered in the spring will include Zumba, Cupcake Decorating, American Sign Language, and ABC's of Computer.

A new curriculum program will be Health Information Technology.

All classes are listed on the website http://www.southwesterncc.edu/.

 

 

The Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild and the Quilts of Valor continued their mission of covering “all those service members and veterans touched by war,” with a quilt presentation to two members of American Legion Post 108. William Trapani is a Navy Corpsman who served in Korea.

Joe Foreman is a U.S. Merchant Marine veteran of World War II and served in Korea and Vietnam. Region Eight of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is directed by coordinator Susan Gordon and consists of quilters from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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Habitat for Humanity Macon/Jackson County had its second annual Cabin Fever fundraiser at the Rathskeller Coffee Haus & Pub in Franklin on Feb. 22.

An estimated 125 supporters crowded into the Rathskeller for an evening of fun, food, prizes and companionship.

“We were very pleased with the turnout for this event,” said Rick Westerman, executive director. “The community support we get for our mission is very gratifying and we hope that events such as this help to get our message out to more and more folks in the area while providing a fun evening out in the middle of winter.”

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Margaret Perry, president of the Macon County Democratic Women (L) recently presented the quilt “North Carolina Beauty” to the raffle winner Ken Ring and his wife, Chris.

The quilt was made by world renowned quilter Frances Benton and donated by Margaret Ramsey to be raffled off by the Macon County Democratic Women.

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