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“Left Behind in the High Country” meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Oak Room of the Sloop Medical Building at Cannon Memorial Hospital. This is a support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, for more information contact Sandra Brock at 467-5379.

HEATON CHRISTIAN CHURCH is holding Celebrate Recovery at the Church on Monday evenings at 7 pm; for more information call or text 828-528-5476

**January 2020**

January 25, 2020 – 9 am – In Abingdon, Virginia, the Highlands Beekeepers Association is sponsoring a Beginner Beekeeper class, Saturday January 25, 2020 from 9 am till 3:30 pm at the Exit 14 Higher Education Center, Executive Auditorium. Cost is $35 ($20 for students with ID). Preregister at  or contact Phil Blevins, Washington County Extension Agent at 276-676-6309. Participants will receive a Beginner Beekeeper Book, PowerPoint notebook, Certificate of Completion, and one year membership in the Highlands Beekeeper Association.

January 25, 2020 – 5 pm – Lower Shell Creek Christian Church invites anyone to come to a FREE Movie Night at the Church, they will be showing “Overcomer” at the church.  All are welcome!

January 31, 2020 – The Avery County Cooperative Extension Service will hold the 2020 Christmas Tree and Ornamental Workshop at Mayland Community College Main Campus, for more information contact the Cooperative Extension Service at 828-733-8270, or CLICK HERE

**February 2020**

February 8, 2020 – 4 pm – In Ya Faith Gospel Ministries presents Heavenly Hearts Third Anniversary Fundraising Gospel Concert at the Collett Recreation Center in Morganton, CLICK HERE for more information.

February 13, 2020 – 8:30 am to 5 pm – The Avery County Cooperative Extension Service will hold the Landscape Contractors Continuing Education Workshop at the Best Western in Banner Elk.  For more information, contact the Avery Cooperative Extension Service at 733-8270, lunch will be provided.

**Other Announcements**

Be A Mentor – You never know the impact that you could make in the life of a child; If you are interested in volunteering to be a mentor to a local child please contact the Western Youth Network at (828) 264-5174 or email Angela McMann at or download a volunteer application by clicking here: Western Youth Network Application

The SCOTTIE Mobile Pre-K (click for information) is out and about and if you have a child who would be eligible for the classes but are unable to attend Pre-K, this is a service of the Avery Public School System and Smart Start.  There are many locations throughout the county for folks to attend.  For more information or a full list of the SCOTTIE schedule, contact the Board of Education at 733-6006

The Avery County Veterans Services are seeking names of WWII, Korean Conflict, or Vietnam Conflict Service men who are natives of Avery County to compile a database.  Please Contact Georgia Henry (828-733-8211) or Jeff Pollard (828-387-5533) with any information or for more information.


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