Community Briefs: Speight alumni plan Mardi Gras-themed dance

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Wilson Dems plan precinct meetings

The Wilson County Democratic Party has announced the following precinct organizational meetings:

• The Saratoga precinct will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at the home of Alprator Briggs.

• Gardners will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 at White Oak Pentecostal Holiness Church, 5259 US 264 Alternate E.

• Precinct R will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 at Reid Street Community Center, 901 Reid St. E.

• Precincts K and P will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 at the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St.

Other precinct meeting times and locations are available online at www.wilsondemsnc.com. For more information, call or text Linda Cooper-Suggs at 252-290-0905 or email lcooper_suggs@yahoo.com.

Speight alumni plan Mardi Dance

Speight High School alumni will host a Mardi Dance, dancing to the oldies and latest sounds, from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, Feb. 16 at the Darden Alumni Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road. Food and free door prizes will be available. Donation is $15 per person.

For more information, call Gracie Weaver at 252-234-1809 or Eyvonne Nelson at 252-237-5584

Ascension Lutheran hosting blood drive

The American Red Cross will have a blood drive from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 in the fellowship hall of Ascension Lutheran Church, 2512 W. Nash St. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Church to hold Relay for Life supper

NASHVILLE — The Relay for Life team Fruit of the Spirit is having a sausage, egg and pancake supper from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 at Sandy Cross United Methodist Church, 3725 Sandy Cross Road.

The cost is $7 for all you can eat and diners can pay at the door. Takeouts will be available. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. For more information, call Gary Smith at 252-908-2941 or Dale Poland at 252-903-0172.

Senior center plans line dancing

Senior citizens and guests can learn line dancing from 6:30 - 8 p.m. each Thursday at the Wilson County Senior Center, 1806 Goldsboro St. For more information, call Joe Harper at 252-903-2674.

Brian Center seeks volunteers

The Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Wilson, 2501 Downing St., is looking for volunteers to lead one-on-one activities such as bingo, church services, games and exercises with residents between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Interested volunteers can call Belinda Artis at 252-237-6300.