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Friday, August 22, 2014

Community Events

The Henderson County Library Turns 100!

 

The Henderson County Library turns 100! Join the Celebration!

 

Sunday, September 21, 2014

1:00-4:00pm

Main Library - 301 N Washington St

Hendersonville, NC

 

This date marks Henderson County Library’s 100th birthday! Help us celebrate a century of service to our community by joining in on the fun. The afternoon will include children’s activities, behind-the-scenes library tours, informational tables, ‘step back in time’ photo opportunity, and refreshments. A special ceremony featuring keynote speakers will be held in the Kaplan Auditorium at 2:00pm, followed by Realms of Gold, an original play portraying the history of the Library, written by Tom Orr. An encore performance of the play will begin at 3:00pm. For more information visit www.henderson.lib.nc.us/centennial.html .

 

 

IAM Annual School Supply Drive

 

Interfaith Assistance Ministry is accepting donations of school supplies for the 2014 School Supply Drive.  Supplies and backpacks for grades K-12 may be dropped off at IAM at 210 Ehringhaus Street & Third Avenue West, Monday through Friday 9:00 to 3:30.  Checks noted for the purchase of school supplies may be sent to IAM, P.O. Box 2562, Hendersonville NC 28793.  In 2013, IAM provided school supplies for 609 Henderson County students.

Parents in financial crisis who are in need of school supplies for their children may come to IAM for an interview to determine eligibility in July for students enrolled in flex-calendar schools and in August for students enrolled in traditional-calendar schools. Proof of student enrollment in a Henderson County school, or residency in Henderson County, is required, such as a report card, school enrollment form, child’s Medicaid card, or library card.

Interfaith Assistance Ministry is a faith-based, nonprofit organization, providing crisis assistance to Henderson County residents in an atmosphere of compassion and respect, since 1984. For more information, call 697-7029.

 

 

Upcoming Henderson County Blood Drives

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Click on the logos for local American Red Cross and Blood Connection blood drives

 

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