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Community Briefs: Comfort Suites plans Halloween reception

Church holding health expo today

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Wilson Chapel Church, 513 E. Barnes St., will have a health and wellness expo from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 with health screenings, nurses available to answer any health questions, aerobics, counseling, raffles and refreshments.

Hotel hosting Halloween reception

Comfort Suites of Wilson at I-95 is hosting a Halloween reception from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 with beer, wine, soft drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres being served. This will be a kid-friendly event with adult and children’s costume contests. The children’s costume winner will receive a $25 gift card and the adult winner will receive a $50 gift card.

Church to hold yard sale fundraiser

A yard sale will be held 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at St. Mark Episcopal Church, 106 S. Reid St. Vendors are invited to rent space. Proceeds from the sale will benefit St. Augustine University and its choir. Interested groups and individuals can call 252-237-0549 or stop by St. Mark’s House.

Gospel choir concert slated

The St. Augustine University Gospel Choir will be in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at St. Mark Episcopal Church, 106 S. Reid St.

Genealogical society to meet

The Wilson County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 in the Wilson County Public Library assembly room.

Farm Bureau plans annual meeting

The Wilson County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6 at the Farm Bureau office located at 2853 Wooten Blvd. SW. All members are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served and door prizes given.

Church to host Operation Christmas Child program

Dania Yadago, an Operation Christmas Child shoebox recipient, will be at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church located at 5142 N.C. 58 N., on Wednesday, Nov. 8 with fellowship and refreshments at 8 a.m. and a presentation on Operation Christmas Child from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Bridge club names recent winners

Wilson Duplicate Bridge Club winners for Oct. 24 are Frank Eagles, Betty Banks, Nancy Thompson and Mabel Gray Henry, first; and Vivian and Ron Woodsum, Charlotte Weathers and Richard Moore, second.

Winners for Oct. 26 are Martha Walston, Ann Griffin, Sally Barnes, Frank Eagles, Judy and Sim Wooten, Betty Banks and Mabel Gray Henry, first; and Lynda Land, Nancy Thompson, Richard Moore and William Bizzell Jr., second.

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