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Members of the Macon Hoofprints 4H Club recently participated in the West District 4H Horse Show at the WNC Agriculture Center in Fletcher, N.C. on May 6.

Nathan Jenkins participated in the Gaited/Non-Trotting Division, while the other three all competed in the Western Little Britches Division.

Autumn Lance won Grand Champion and Arissa Bowers won Reserve Champion in their division, which means they were the top two point earners for the show.

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At the upcoming June 26, Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Stroke Awareness. Guest speaker will be Robin Jones, RN, MSN, CNRN, Stroke Program Coordinator, Mission Health System.

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in America. Prompt recognition of stroke symptoms and fast activation of the 9-1-1 system can get the potential stroke victim the treatment they need. Knowing how to Act F.A.S.T. with a potential stroke victim is their chance of survival and decreased disability.

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Habitat For Humanity is a world wide non-profit organization focused on housing, having built over 500,000 homes around the world for needy families.

The Macon County Habitat For Humanity was founded in 1993 and has built 19 homes to date, as well as numerous home improvement projects, such as new roofs and access ramps for the handicapped.

Joe Sustarsic of the local Habitat is shown here explaining the program to the Franklin Kiwanis Club. He explained how qualifying home owners must volunteer at least 500 hours before Habitat begins construction of a new home, in keeping with its motto, “A hand up, not a hand out.”

Callie Mae and Isaiah Baldwin announce the birth of their baby brother Brady Lee Baldwin on Jan. 24, at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

Brady weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Daniel and Lisa Baldwin.

Grandparents are James and Julia Wood and Thad and Celia Holden. Great grand paw is Ralph Baldwin.

 

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published: 10/18/2013
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