COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Calendar is a free service provided by WBRM to the non-profits to publicize their events and information.  Please submit your information to wbrmnews@gmail.com or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden St., Marion, NC 28752

                                                     COMMUNITY CALENDAR

                                    

The OVTA (Overmountain Victory Trail Association) will present a living history program, "The March to the Battle of Kings Mountain" on Tuesday, September 29 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm in the Jubilee Arbor at the Historic Carson House.  There is no charge for the program.  For more Information, contact the Carson House 828-724-4948 or historiccarsonhouse@gmail.com

The Guardian Ad Litem program is looking for volunteers to advocate for children in McDowell County.  A training course starts October 12th.  You will attend virtual classes in 2-hour increments for a total of 30 hours.  At the end of the course, you will be assigned a child to work with.  If you realize this is not for you, that’s OK too!  For more information, call Renee’ Barrier at 655-4179.

Due to a significant increase in emergency food support throughout McDowell County, the Foothills Food Hub is seeking additional volunteer support through Christmas 2020. Volunteers are needed Monday through Saturday to unload and organize donations, pack food boxes, and/or for assistance at drive-thru food distribution. The Food Hub has implemented procedures and an online screening process to help volunteers stay healthy and safe. Local businesses, groups, teams, organizations, as well as individuals, are encouraged to reach out for more information. To volunteer, please email McDowellLFAC@gmail.com or visit their website at: foothillsfoodhub.org

The McDowell County Public Library in Marion is currently open under normal operating hours. With COVID-19 restrictions, patrons are allowed to browse the collection with an appointment on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The computer lab is open Monday through Saturday for one-hour sessions with an appointment. The library is offering curbside service of items Monday to Saturday. Face coverings are required. For more information, or to schedule a same-day appointment or curbside pickup, call 652-3858. The Old Fort Branch Library is open and is scheduling appointments on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for library browsing. Curbside service, computer labs and free copies and faxes are offered Tuesday through Saturda

Glenwood school improvement team meeting will be meeting September 28th at 2:15 the school, in the auditorium.