THE EXPRESS • November 9, 2011 • Page 5
x Th Parks and Rec NOVEMBER 21 Lynette Hall Hampton &
Brown Bag Book Club potluck lunch. Bring a dish &
Youth Basketball Meets at noon at Hampton B. a friend! 704-694-5177
Allen Library w/author
Registration NOVEMBER 9
Starting November 14th
December 16th, Anson
At Wadesboro Elementary
School, 1pm. All veterans
invited, urged to bring any
REMEMBER SENIOR DAY
Starting at $399
County Parks and Recreation stories, photos & other
will be offering registration memorabilia. Please register
for Youth Basketball, by 11/8 at 704-694-9383
Kindergarten through 12th Tourism Meeting
grade, boys and girls.
You may come to Little Park
Tourism Development Authority
meets at noon at Lady Bug
All Day Wednesday
to register, Monday through Restaurant. Public invited Each meal includes coffee or 16oz iced tea
Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 NOVEMBER 10
p.m. Registration will also take
place at these schools:
Meeting at Anson Middle
Mom Eats FREE On Mother’s Day!
• Monday, December 5th,3 - School Auditorium, 6:30pm 126 West Caswell Street in Wadesboro
5 p.m. at Peachland-Polkton Compassionate Friends
and Ansonville Elementary Meet 7pm in Training Rm at
Oasis Characters Unit Schools
• Wednesday, December 7th,
Pee Dee Electric. Info 704-
I n M ay o f 1 9 8 2 I c o m p l e t e d t h e a r t wo rk a n d l e t t e r i n g 3 - 5 p.m. at Wadesboro NOVEMBER 11
o n t h e a b ove C h e v r o l e t s t e p va n fo r t h e O a s i s C h a ra c t e r s
U n i t . Th i s ve h i c l e wa s u s e d t o c a r r y a l l t h e s h r i n e r s ’
Elementary School Gym and
Wadesboro Primary School
The deadline to register is
Parade, 10am. Begins at
ZERO Down Payment
m a k e u p ge a r - a s t h e y s h a re d i n p a ra d e s fo r t h e c r i p p l e d corner of E Martin & N
Friday, December 16th. The Washington Streets, runs to N
a n d bu r n e d c h i l d re n t h r o u g h o u t t h e a re a . I d i d a n o t h e r cost is $25 per player. For Rutherford, ending at
o n e o r t wo c h a ra c t e r s l at e r, t o o. more information call Wanda Ansonia. Info 704-694-4418
I t wa s my p l e a s u re t o s e r ve a n u m b e r o f ye a r s o n t h e Chappell at 704-694-5868 or email@example.com
Oasis Directors Staff, and the Gour met Unit, also. A very or Wendell Small at 704- Free Concert
s p e c i a l o c c a s i o n fo r m e wa s t h e bu i l d i n g a n d s i g n age o f a 694-5751. By the Army Ground Forces
d i s p l ay u n i t t h at wa s s h i p p e d t o S a c ra m e n t o, C a l i fo r n i a . Band's Jazz Guardians, 7pm
We f l e w o u t t h e r e fo r a ge t t o ge t h e r o f s h r i n e r s -
Tourism Meeting at Ansonia Theatre
“ c o m p e t i n g a n d d e m o n s t rat i n g ” n e w i d e a s. O u r d i s p l ay The Anson Tourism Vietnam Vets 3 Bedroom
wa s “ C re at i n g a S h r i n e r,” a n d I h a d t h e p l e a s u re o f d o i n g
a l l t h e d e s i g n a n d a r t w o r k r i g h t h e r e i n my
s h o p. . . s o m e t h i n g t h at c o n t i n u e s t o t e l l o u r s t o r y a s we
Development Authority will
meet today, Wednesday,
November 9, at the Lady
Honored at special event at
Gun Springs Baptist Church,
11am. Dinner after service.
395 * per month
360 mos. 6.5% APR * Your land*
1ST CHOICE HOUSING IN MONROE
Bug Restaurant in All Vietnam vets invited. 704-
h e l p t h e c r i p p l e d a n d bu r n e d c h i l d re n . A l l t h e way b a ck Wadesboro at noon. The 2008 East Roosevelt Street
t o A n s o n C o u n t y, t o o ! Ed public is invited to attend. NOVEMBER 14 Monroe • 704-225-8850
50+ Club Meets www.1stchoicemonroe.com
Christmas 2011 - Birth of a New Tradition At Hampton B. Allen Library,
10:30am w/musician Carson
As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Hill. Everyone invited. 704-
Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods -- merchandise that has been 694-5177
produced at the expense of American labor. This year will be different. This year Americans NOVEMBER 15 We’ve Got a
will give the gift of genuine concern for other Americans. There is no longer an excuse that, Memory Screening
at gift giving time, nothing can be found that is produced by American hands. Yes there is! Free at Grace Senior Center,
It's time to think outside the box, people. Who says a gift needs to fit in a shirt box, wrapped 11am-3pm. Info & pre-
in Chinese produced wrapping paper? Everyone - yes everyone - gets their hair cut. How register at 704-694-6616
about gift certificates from your local American hair salon or barber? NOVEMBER 17
Gym membership? It's appropriate for all ages who are thinking about some health Community Forum
improvement. Held by Anson County And it’s Waiting For You RighT now!
Who wouldn't appreciate getting their car detailed? Small, American owned detail shops and Schools in Ingram Room at
car washes would love to sell you a gift certificate or a book of gift certificates. Lockhart-Taylor Center,
Are you one of those extravagant givers who think nothing of plonking down the dollars on 6:30pm
√ Car √ Home
a Chinese made flat-screen? Perhaps that grateful gift receiver would like his driveway sealed, NOVEMBER 18 Repair Improvement
or lawn mowed for the summer, or driveway plowed all winter, or games at the local golf course. Parade Deadline
There are a bazillion owner-run restaurants - all offering gift certificates. And, if your To register your float in the √ ATV’s √ Insurance
intended isn't the fancy eatery sort, what about a half dozen breakfasts at the local breakfast Wadesboro Christmas
joint. Remember folks this isn't about big National chains - this is about supporting your home Parade. Contact Chamber of
town Americans with their financial lives on the line to keep their doors open. Commerce 704-694-4181
√ Vehicles √ You Name It!
How many people couldn't use an oil change for their car, truck or motorcycle, done at a o r
shop run by the American working guy? If you’ve been turned down for a loan, give us a try!
Thinking about a heartfelt gift for mom? Mom would love the services of a local cleaning .net. Entry forms at We have one of the highest approval rates around!
lady for a day. www.ansoncounty.org Loans from $300 to $7,500 JUST ASK!
My computer could use a tune-up, and I know I can find some young guy who is struggling NOVEMBER 19
to get his repair business up and running.
OK, so you were looking for something more personal. Local craftspeople spin their own
wool and knit them into scarves. They make jewelry, and pottery and beautiful wooden boxes.
Christmas in November
A great opportunity to buy BASIC FINANCE, INC
locally made products by area
Plan your holiday outings at local, owner operated restaurants and leave your server a nice artists & craftsmen, 10am-
913 East Caswell Street • Wadesboro
tip. And, how about going out to see a play or ballet at your hometown theatre. (Tickets will 1pm in Ingram Room at 704-694-3619 Formerly Thrift Loan
soon be available for A Christmas Carol at the Ansonia Theatre.) Lockhart-Taylor Center.
Musicians need love too, so find a venue showcasing local bands. (We have lots of local Sponsored by Arts Council,
talent to enjoy and celebrate right here in Anson County.) info 704-694-4950
Honestly, people, do you really need to buy another ten thousand Chinese lights for the
house? When you buy a five dollar string of light, about fifty cents stays in the community. If
you have those kinds of bucks to burn, leave the mailman, trash guy or babysitter a nice big
tip instead...they deserve it.
You see, Christmas is no longer about draining American pockets so that China can build
another glittering city. Christmas is now about caring about US, encouraging American small
businesses to keep plugging away to follow their dreams. And, when we care about other
Americans, we care about our communities, and the benefits come back to us in ways we Specializing in tear off and
installing your shingles and
This is the new American
No Insurance? No Discount Plan?
The Annual Senior Citizen
NO PROBLEM FREE ESTIMATES!
Christmas Luncheon will be YOU Can Get Our VIP DISCOUNT
held on Thursday, December
8th, beginning at 11 a.m. in See Bobbi or Rick at HABLA ESPANOL 704-465-8154 (Cell)
the Ingram Room at the
HARDWICK VISION CENTER 704-465-8088 (Office)
Anyone interested in 1502 East Broad Avenue in Rockingham (910) 997-7766
attending must call Grace
Senior Center to register at
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