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Club plans circuit-building activity

The 4-H Flywheel Electric Club will host a “make-it, take-it” activity at the Wilson Farmers & Artisan Market from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 17. Club members will be on hand to assist youth of all ages on making a simple circuit.

The club focuses on learning the fundamentals of electricity, renewable and energy conservation and STEM-related activities. Contact club leader Theresa Takatsch at 252-292-8445, tdt79@yahoo.com for more information.

Church offers free lunch

The Feed My Sheep Ministry of Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 E. Barnes St., will distribute free lunches from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Meals will be available while supplies last.

Backpack, school supply giveaway slated

N.C. Love in Action will give away backpacks and school supplies at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 at Faith United Fellowship Church’s Hood Hall sanctuary, 1407 Tarboro St. SW. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Backpacks and supplies were donated by M.D. Eger and Associates and Faith United Fellowship Church members.

Town board to meet Tuesday

FREMONT — The Fremont Board of Aldermen is scheduled to compare Fremont’s utility billing rates with the town of Pikeville and accept a $124,000 grant to repair three ditches during a meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20. Meetings are open to the public.

Backpack distribution scheduled

The Team Power Foundation will hold a back-to-school backpack giveaway from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 at Levels Barber Lounge, 902 Reid St. E. Backpacks will include school supplies and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents must be present with their children. The barbershop will offer free haircuts and hairdos until 3 p.m. Free refreshments will be available.

Authors to speak at senior center

BAILEY — James and Margaret Bailey, authors of “The Country Doctor Museum: Early Medical Practices, Treatments and Medicines” will speak at the Southern Nash Senior Center, 8180 Stoney Hill Church Road, at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26. The senior center is sponsoring the presentation for seniors 60 and older. There is no cost to attend, but advance registration is required due to limited seating. For more information, call 252-235-4314.

Spaulding alumni to hold 45th reunion

The C.C. Spaulding Alumni Association will hold its 45-year class reunion Thursday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Sept. 1 with events in Wilson, Spring Hope and Nashville.

A black-tie affair is planned from 8-11 p.m. Aug. 29 hosted by the class of 1969 at the Darden Alumni Center, 1600 Lipscomb Road E. A fish fry will be held from 7-10 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Spring Hope Community Center, 103 N. May St. The annual banquet is scheduled from 4-6:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at the O.D. Moore Building, 806 S. Alston St., Nashville, followed by dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight at the same location. A family fun day is planned from 3-7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Old Teachers’ Home in Spring Hope.

The alumni association preserves the legacy of the former C.C. Spaulding High School in Spring Hope. For more information, call 252-478-3376.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS are published free of charge on Tuesdays and Fridays as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to Lori Parrish at lori@wilsontimes.com with “Community Briefs” in the subject line.

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