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ENGAGED! WEDDING PLANNING WORKSHOP
Sharpe Pursuits Event Company presents “I’m Engaged! Not What!” Wedding Planning Workshop, Saturday, April 18th from 9:30am - 5:30pm at The Embassy Suites Hotel Greensboro. The workshop is designed for the newly engaged, this deluxe wedding consultation will include guidance, education and inspiration from seasoned wedding experts. For more information, call 336-273-5575 or visit the website www.sp3.us/engaged
WINE & CHEESE SIP FUNDRAISER – OUTREACH DEVELOPMENT, INC. TUTORIAL AND OUTREACH PROGRAM
The Outreach Development, Inc. Tutorial and outreach programs will host a Wine and Cheese Sip Fundraiser featuring the Red Umber Jazz Band, Saturday, April 18th from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at the Grove Winery in Gibsonville, NC. Tickets cost $40 per person. For tickets, call 336-763-2573.
TWEEN/YOUNG WOMEN’S SYMPOSIUM – UNITED INSTITUTIONAL BAPTIST CHURCH
United Institutional Baptist Church will host a Tween/Young Women’s Symposium, Saturday, April 18th from 9:00am until Noon. Light refreshments will be served at 8:30am. Presenters include: Elder Iris Peterson, Dr. Judy Rashid, Lakisha L. Tucker and Minister Tamara N. Dix. Keynote Speaker is Minister Keisha Chapman. Young women will be exposed to positive role models and give them an insight on ways to develop, and mature into virtuous young women. For more information, contact Lakisha Tucker at 336-327-3859.
7TH JOHN W. COLTRANE MUSIC EDU-TAINMENT FESTIVAL
The 7th Annual John W. Coltrane Music “Edu-tainment” Festival, Saturday, October 3rd at 1935 Ghio Osborne Road in Hamlet, North Carolina from 12pm until 7pm. Celebrating Roots & Talents of NC Sandhills & SC PeeDee Regions. Seeking Premium musicians, singers, authors, poets, artists and dancers, also seeking sponsors, vendors, exhibitors, donations, supplies, volunteers and talent. For more information, call 347-286-8742 or visit their website www.jcmef.com
AGGIE IMPACT SCHOLARS PROGRAM: LEAD COUNSELORS AND ASSOCIATE COUNSELORS NEEDED
The Aggie Impact Scholars Program is a summer transition program for selected freshmen designed to enhance college achievement. The program will last from June 25, 2015-August 3, 2015. Lead Counselors are needed to direct and coordinate the efforts of the Associate Counselors and serve as the Student Activities Director. Newly graduated students, current graduate students and educators are encouraged to apply for this role. Associate Counselors will monitor students, assist instructors, provide tutoring, supervise/lead social and academic activities, chaperone outings, and other duties as assigned. Rising A&T sophomores, juniors and seniors in any academic discipline with strong writing and mathematics skills are encouraged. The program offers compensation for room and meals for six weeks. To be considered, please direct all inquiries to Ms. Dawn M. Nail, Center for Academic Excellence, firstname.lastname@example.org, or (336)285-4133.
CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JOHN LEWIS – NC A&T SPRING COMMENCEMENT
Civil rights leader U.S. Representative John Lewis will be the speaker for North Carolina A&T State University’s spring commencement at 8:30 a.m., Saturday May 9th at the Greensboro Coliseum. Representative Lewis one of the original Freedom Riders in 1961, became a nationally known leader of the movement as an organizer and speaker at the March on Washington in 1963. For more information visit our website, ncat.edu!!
SAVING OUR FUTURE FORUM – NEW JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1212 North Dunleith Avenue in Winston Salem will host the “Saving Our Future Forum”, Saturday, May 16th at 10:00am. Learn how to strengthen the bond between law enforcement officers, elected city officials, lawyers, judges, and mental health workers. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 336-723-9743.
"RED CARPET AFFAIR" AT CAROLINA THEATRE
On April 25, 2015, at 7pm., Terry D. Films will be having a "Red Carpet Affair" at Carolina Theatre in downtown Greensboro, NC to present their latest film called "The Present". Tickets are only $10 dollars. The plot: Eve Byar's is a 25 year old law student, just about to take the bar exam. She lost her parents at 3 years old in a car accident in which she survived without a scratch. Raised by an aunt who is very religious, Eve decides to move into her own apartment. Her whole life changes when she meets a handsome guy that she eventually calls her soulmate and her life as she once knew it changes ---forever!
APPLIED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT NC A&T
Are you a high school senior interested in engineering and hands-on learning? Then the Applied Engineering Technology Department at NC A&T State University is your best choice! This undergraduate degree program provides you with engineering foundation, technological hands-on skills and industrial management basics. After your graduation with this degree, many large companies will welcome you to join their working teams with very attractive compensation. If interested, please call the Office of Student Success at 336-334-7359.
SUMMER SESSION AT NC A&T
Did you know taking classes during summer sessions can allow you to: Develop a plan to increase your GPA, lighten your course load for the fall, focus on more intense classes and graduate early. Don’t wait! Register now for the 2015 Summer Session at North Carolina A&T State University, because that’s what aggies do! For summer dates or for more information, contact the Office of Summer sessions at 336-334-7810 or visit our website www.ncat.edu
NEW IEEE CHAPTER IN TRIAD TO FOCUS ON COMMUNICATIONS, SIGNAL PROCESSING
A new chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) has been established in the Piedmont Triad, led by Dr. Fatemeh Afghah, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina A&T State University.The new group is a joint chapter of the IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Signal Processing for the Central North Carolina Section.
IEEE is the world’s largest association of technical professionals for the advancement of technology with more than 400,000 worldwide. The Central North Carolina section covers the Piedmont Triad area, including Greensboro, High Point and Burlington. As a part of the chapter’s activities, leaders in communications and signal processing societies from across the globe will be invited to present recent advances in communication and signal processing technologies to students, electrical engineers and professional members in the Piedmont Triad area. The chapter will receive up to $7,000 and support from IEEE to organize technical and professional lectures. To become a member or to learn more about chapter activities, contact Afghah at email@example.com or go to http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r3/cnc/index.html.
CALVARY CHRISTIAN CENTER AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN FASHION SHOW AND FESTIVAL!
Calvary Christian Center will host a 2 Day African & American Fashion Show and festival, Friday, April 17th from 7:00pm until 9:00pm and Saturday, April 18th from 10:00am until 5:00pm at Calvary’s special events center, 4705 North Church Street in Greensboro. Enjoy a fashion show, music, food, kid’s zone and more. Local vendors will be onsite and donations are welcomed. For more information or to be a vendor call 336-852-3100.
MINISTERS MINISTERING THROUGH SONG
New Zion Missionary Baptist Church presents “Ministers Ministering through Song” featuring: Bishop Carlos Townsend of Carlos Townsend Ministries; Rev. Dr. Patrice Fields, Pastor of Bethel AME Church, Reidsville, NC; Elder Herman G. Platt, Pastor of Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ; and Rev. William F. Wright, Pastor of New Zion Baptist Church. This program will be held on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm at New Zion Baptist Church, 1310 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Greensboro, NC. Masters of Ceremonies for the event are Elder Paul and Dr. Mable Scott, well-known personalities of WNAA 90.1 FM. For additional information, please call Mrs. Irene Evans at 272-8441.
NC A&T CAMPUS RECREATION CENTER
Attention all Students, Faculty and Staff at North Carolina A&T State University Get into shape at The Campus Recreation Center located on the corner of Benbow and Bluford roads. Validated students' memberships is included in your tuition and Faculty and Staff memberships are just $120.00 Annually or $10.00 a month with payroll deduction. Please contact the Campus Recreation Center staff at 285-4230 for more information. We are helping Aggies create a healthy lifestyle! Aggie Pride!!!
SUMMER SESSIONS – NC A&T
Summer days can lead to a brighter future through the extended learning office of summer sessions at North Carolina A&T State University. Degree and non-degree seekers, students visiting from other colleges, even rising high school juniors and seniors can select from an array of courses scheduled from May 18th to July 31st. Take advantage of affordable tuition. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with smaller classes. Brighten your future this summer! Enroll in one of the summer sessions at North Carolina A&T. For more information call 336-334-7810.
AGGIE ENRICHMENT CAMP – NC A&T
The last day of school will be here before you know it. Be prepared by enrolling your child in the North Carolina A&T Summer Youth Programs. They’re designed to help elementary and middle school students explore future careers, discover their hidden talents, and become more enlightened in academics. The camps operate between June 15th and July 31st for ages 6 to 13.
Robotics, Art, Math, Engineering, Animal Science, Theatre are a few of the most popular.
For more information; contact the Office of Continuing Education at 336-334-7810.
APRIL 16 EVENT - DR. ARWIN SMALLWOOD, CHAIR, NCA&T HISTORY DEPT.
From March 28 – April 26, the Greensboro Historical Museum will have an 1864 copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Abraham Lincoln, on exhibition. On Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m., three historians, including Dr. Arwin Smallwood, Professor and Chair, History Dept., North Carolina A&T State University, Dr. Paul Escott, Reynolds Professor, History Dept., Wake Forest University, Dr. Mark Elliott, Associate Professor, History Dept., UNC-Greensboro, will discuss different aspects of the Emancipation Proclamation. The Greensboro Historical Museum is located at 130 Summit Ave. in downtown Greensboro. Free Admission. Reservations suggested, and may be made by calling Mary Allen at 336.373.2982.
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
The Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Group meets the third Monday of each month, 6-7:15 pm. Caregivers are invited to attend for support, to learn and share information about caring for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease. Open sharing is encouraged and confidentiality is stressed. The next meeting will be Monday March 16 at 2105 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro. Scott Herrick of the Alzheimer’s Association Western Carolina Chapter will speak on “Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors: Driving, Finances and Doctor’s Visits.”
GREENSBORO BRANCH NAACP – FREEDOM FUND BANQUET
The Greensboro Branch of the NAACP, will host the 50th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, Saturday, May 16th at 5:30pm at 3121 High Point Road in Greensboro. Keynote speaker Rev. Dr. William Barber II – President of the NC State Conference of the NAACP & National Board Member. Banquet ticket cost $50 per person. For Tickets or advertisement info, call 336-273-1222.
RIVER ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH WOMEN’S MINISTRY 2015 CONFERENCE
River Zion Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will host the 2015 Conference, Saturday, April 18th at Caswell County Civic Center from 10am until 3pm. Enjoy dynamic speakers: Mrs. Faye Currie, Minister Amy Timmons-Miles, praise music, workshops, lunch and more!! Pre-registration is $10 and $12 the day of the conference. For more information, contact First Lady Tracey W. Alston by April 4, 2015 at 336-684-5152.
REACHING ALL WORLDS, INC. – RAW AFFAIR CHARITY EVENT
Reaching All Worlds, Inc. proudly presents “A Raw Affair charity event to benefit homeless veterans, Saturday, April 18th. VIP Meet & Greet and Silent Auction at 6:30pm followed by Dinner at 8:00pm at 23 Oak Branch Drive in Greensboro. Ticket prices are $40 per person and $350 per table. For more information, contact Robin Stevens at 336-662-2514.
METRO SPRING FESTIVAL
Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1710 E. Market Street in Greensboro will host a Metro Spring Festival, Saturday April 18th from 11:00am until 4:00pm. FOOD! FUN! FAMILY!
ROCK THE LOT TO FEED THE HUNGRY - FUNDRAISER INFO
LOT 2540 Inc. is a non-profit recycling and salvage ministry that provides crisis to stability services to local families in need.
Rock the LOT to Feed the Hungry
A Community event to help Feed the Hungry. All funds raised at this event will go directly to helping folks in our local community who are struggling with hunger and poverty. Contact Martin Roberts, Director with any questions at 336.477.8873. For more details see www.lot2540.com
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time: 3 pm – Until
Location: LOT 2540 Inc. 211 S. Second Avenue, Mayodan, NC 27027
Featuring in The Music Zone
Hubert Lawson & The Bluegrass Country Boys, Jones Chapel Church Praise Team, Robert Tilley & The Hard Times Band, Against the Nights, Mount Carmel Holiness Church – Naki Carter, Outward – Wendover Hills Church Praise Band, Not4Long
The FUNd Zone
Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Big Ticket & 50/50 Raffles
Help us raise funds while having fun in our FUNd zone. You can bid on items that have been donated by local community businesses and individuals for our silent auction. Enter the raffle for our big ticket items. Purchase delicious baked goods to take home with you to enjoy later. It all goes to a great cause – providing food boxes and warm meals for those in our community who are having a hard time.
The Food Zone
Hickory Smoked BBQ Plates, No payment required. A voluntary donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children (10 & under) is much appreciated to defray food costs.
The Kids Zone
Open from 3-8pm. Enjoy arts, crafts and games
WESTERN GUILFORD HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ SPAGHETTI DINNER & SILENT AUCTION
Western Guilford High School Jazz Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction, Saturday April 18th Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W Friendly Ave in Greensboro. Two Shows: 4pm and 7 pm, Featuring Western Guilford's Stinger Jazz Band. Kernodle Middle Jazz Band. Exciting surprise guest artist, Dinner: Baked Spaghetti, Salad, Garlic bread, Cupcake, Tea/Coffee. Costs: $15/Adult $12/Senior & Student, Reserved preferred seating for groups of 8 or more. For ticket information, please contact Mr. Kiyoshi Carter, Director 336-316-5800 or firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets will also be available at the door. This is the largest fundraiser for Western's Instrumental Program. Come experience the awesome talent of OUR community public schools! Support the arts in our schools! GO HORNETS!!! Additional questions, contact Jeri Phillips email@example.com
NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW WILL CELEBRATE THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY
The North Carolina Central University School of Law will celebrate the 75th Anniversary, Saturday, April 18th at 204 Centreport Drive in Greensboro. Reception starts at 5:30pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. Guest speaker is Dr. Debra Saunders-White, Chancellor of North Carolina Central University. Individual tickets cost $75. Regular table for ten people is $750. Business attire. For more information, contact Bob Chiles at 336-273-3241.
METRO SPRING FESTIVAL METROPOLITAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
METRO Spring Festival Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1701 E. Market Street in
Greensboro. FOOD, FUN, FAMILY, Saturday, April 18th 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
RAIN DATE: April 25th.
YOUNG ON FLEEK FOR JESUS – NEW JERUSALEM YOUTH DEPT.
New Jerusalem Youth Department presents Youth on Fleek for Jesus, Friday, April 24th from 7pm until 10pm. Hosted by First Light’s Chip Rice. Enjoy various Dance Ministries, Original spoken word, Youth choirs and more. This event is free and open to the public.
9th ANNUAL RON JONES GOLF TOURNAMENT & SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
The 9th annual Ron Jones Golf tournament and scholarship fundraiser, Friday, April 24th at the Oak Hollow Golf Course, 3400 North Centennial Street in High Point. Registration begins at 11:00am and Shotgun starts at 12:30pm. Entry fee is $75. Proceeds will support A&T Fellowship Gospel Choir Scholarship Fund. For more information or to register, call 336-681-1863.
RETOOL YOUR SCHOOL VOTING UNDER WAY
To help N.C. A&T to win up to $50,000 for a campus improvement project, vote today at http://retoolyourschool.com/vote-now/. You can once per day on each Internet-connected device you own, including smartphones, tables, laptops and PCs. Voting will continue until April 20th. For more details, go to http://retoolyourschool.com/.
3RD ANNUAL EARTH DAY FASHION SHOW AND FOOD DRIVE
In honor of Earth Day, the 3rd annual Earth Day Fashion Show and Food Drive will be held on Thursday, April 23rd at 6pm in Harrison Auditorium. Doors open at 5pm. Come out and be amazed at garments student designers created from materials that are normally thrown away. Along with dozens of student models, Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. will make his modeling debut during the show. A&T students and employees with IDs get tickets in exchange for non-perishable food items or $1 and General admission is $5. Advanced tickets are available at A&T box office. All food will be donated to Urban Ministries.
2015 TRIAD KIDNEY WALK
Lace up your walking shoes and get on the move to help fight kidney disease in your community. Join the National Kidney Foundation on Saturday, April 25th at 4pm at the High Point Athletic Complex for the 2015 Triad Kidney Walk. Sign up for the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease at Kidney Walk dot org and help the 26 million American’s with kidney disease by taking a lifesaving step today. Visit Kidney Walk dot org for more information. That’s Kidney Walk dot org.
CARL CHAVIS YMCA’S HEALTH KIDS DAY – APRIL 25TH
On Saturday, April 25th, the Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA will host Health Kids Day to help inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. Families can enjoy games, arts and crafts, and dancing to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home. Carl Chavis will take place at 2757 Granville Street in High Point. For more information, call 336-434-4000.
ST. JAMES BAPTIST CHURCH PRESENTS THE PLAY “GLORY TRAIN”
Pastor Jerome Lee, Jr. and The Will Green Gospel Choir of St. James Baptist Church presents the play “Glory Train”, Sunday, April 19th at 4pm at 536 West Florida Street in Greensboro. Enjoy the cast of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the church office at 336-273-0822.
PRE-WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION, “SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW IS” A RAINBOW TEA
Saturday, April 25th 2015 at 3pm at Eden City Hall, 308 E Stadium Drive, in Eden, NC Good Food, Good Fellowship, Fun for All. For More information please contact Tamar Lipscomb at 336-394-2963
UNITED APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF PRAYER WILL HOST A SEMI-ANNUAL YARD SALE
United Apostolic Church of Prayer will host a Semi-Annual Yard Sale, It’s Going to Be Gigantic. All Proceeds go to the Church Building Fund, so come out and show your support for the up building of God’s Kingdom! Saturday, May 2nd from 7am to 12pm at 804 Meade Drive In Greensboro. Additional Info: In Case Of Inclement Weather, The Yard Sale Will Be Rescheduled. Please Contact The Church At 336-547-0411 For More Information.
THE EBONY GOSPEL CHORALE 40TH ANNIVERSARY
The Ebony Gospel Chorale of Greensboro & High Point will Celebrate their 40th Anniversary Friday May 15, @ 7:30pm in the Sanctuary of Williams Memorial CME Church, 3400 Triangle Lake Road, High Point, NC. The Group will be presented in Concert with current and former Members. Special Guest for the Evening will be Minister Cornelius Young (Formerly of Greensboro) Of Mt Calvary Holy Church, Washington DC, and Bishop Terrence Sykes of Shekijah Preparation Assembly, Lynchburg, Va , both writers and composers. Rev Robert J. Williams, Pastor Kenneth L. Norman, Minister of Music 336-558-2932
UNWIND COMMUNICATIONS OUTREACH NETWORK BUS TO JOYFEST
Unwind Communications Outreach Network, a nonprofit organization is sponsoring a bus to Joyfest, Saturday, May 23rd. Park and concert tickets are included. Get on the Joy Bus with “The First Light’s” Linda Greenwood Saturday May23th for fun filled trip and concert. For more information call 336-324-8045, that’s 336-324-8045.
THE CITY OF LIFE PROJECT IN DANVILLE, VA
The City of Life Project presents Trip Lee, Witness and Humble Tip in concert, Saturday, May 30th at 6:30pm at Averett Grant Center, 707 Mount Cross Road in Danville, Virginia. General admission for standing is $15 before and $25 at the door, Bleacher seats $20 before and $30 at the door, VIP Seating $50 before and $60 at the door. For more information visit their website www.cityoflifeproject.com
MASTER BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AT NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
Cultivate and let your business mind flow while receiving your “MBA” Master of Business Administration at North Carolina A&T State University. With flexible online and on campus classes, personalized classrooms, and accessible instructors success is right around the corner. Learn with efficiency and purpose to manage people and processes, handle business problems with solution- orientation, read and interpret news and reports, communicate business ideas, and gain an understanding of business strategies. NC A&T will set you on the right path to a bright future in the business world. Worried that receiving your MBA isn’t in your budget? No problem! NC A&T offers affordable AACSB accredited programs ranging from Accounting to Human Resource Management, and Supply Chain Systems. The only thing standing between you and your MBA is you! For more information about the MBA program at North Carolina A&T, visit our website at www.ncat.edu/mba or speak directly with the MBA Director by calling 336-285-3291.
Because that’s what AGGIES DO!
FALL ARREST HARNESSES RESEARCH
North Carolina A&T researchers are looking for experienced roofers to participate in a project on fall arrest harnesses. There will be monetary compensation for participating. For more information, call 301-437-2602.
Register for FREE “Basic Skills Plus” classes to earn a nurse aide certificate and high school equivalency diploma at the same time. If you live in or near Moore County (Pinehurst, NC), call Karen Decata at Sandhills Community College at 910-695-3779. Register for FREE High School Equivalency and Adult Basic Education classes. If you live in or near the Westmoore area of Robbins, NC (Moore County), please call Sandhills Community College at 910-695-3998.
MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC AT NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
Has anyone in your family been bothered by emotional, behavioral or substance abuse problems. If so, we are here in the community to help. The Center for Behavioral Health and Wellness is a mental health clinic that provides services for individuals across the lifespan, including children, adolescents, and adults, as well as their families. Our skilled clinicians are able to assess and treat a variety of conditions. Our specialty area is trauma recovery using an approach that recognizes that everyone has strengths, regardless of what they may be struggling with. Our services are based on principles of empowerment, trust, safety, choice and collaboration. A variety of payment options are available for your convenience. We are located on the edge of A&T State University’s campus at 913 Bluford St. Free parking is available. To schedule an appointment call our office today at (336) 285-2605.
SPARROW’S NEST INC. COMMUNITY RESOURCE WEBSITE
The Sparrow’s Nest Inc. , a youth leadership organization, in conjunction with the City of Greensboro, are developing a community resource website, called Hiphub.org which will feature Greensboro nonprofit organizations which offer programs for children, teens and families.
This directory is being offered for free to any nonprofit or faith based organization desiring to inform the public of the services they provide. This could include afterschool and weekend programs, dance programs, charter schools, etc. Each nonprofit would receive a 200x200 banner ad with their logo, a brief mission statement and a link to their webpage.
For profit businesses can support this initiative and advertise their services for a small fee for the entire year. For more information call 336-549-0146.