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Community Briefs: Republican museum to host conservative social

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The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Thomas Hadley Chapter will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 23 in the Wilson County Public Library conference room. Social time begins at 1:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 2. Visitors are welcome to attend.

Conservative social planned Tuesday

The Republican Museum of North Carolina is hosting a Conservative Social at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Wilson Elks Lodge, 2814 Fieldstream Drive N. Local leaders and Republican district chairs will be on hand to discuss current issues. Organizers invite conservatives to attend “for an evening of fun and conversation with like-minded individuals.”

The event is casual dress. Some light appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available.

Police to hold shred-a-thon

The Wilson Police Department will host a super shred-a-thon for personal financial records from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Wilson Mall in the parking lot beside the old Kroger store. The event is free for individuals and families but is not open to businesses. Police will shred sensitive documents such as bank stubs, credit card offers, receipts and outdated tax documents.

Organizers will also collect nonperishable food for the Wilson Police Department’s Beyond the Badge food pantry. The shred-a-thon and food drive will be held rain or shine.

Preservation meetup slated

“The Preservation Meetup: Building the Arts through Partnerships” will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, for the Barton College senior art exhibition at Barton College Art Galleries in the Case Art Building near the intersection of Whitehead Avenue and Gold Street.

Spring choral concert scheduled

The Wilson Community College Chorus, under the direction of Sandy Pittman, will perform a spring concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in the college’s DelMastro Auditorium. Musical selections include standard choral repertoire and medleys of familiar Disney songs. The concert is free and open to the public.

The chorus is open to all students, faculty, staff and community members. Those interested in joining the chorus can call Sandy Pittman at 252-246-1266 or email spittman@wilsonnc.edu.

Museum to hold oral history day

BAILEY — The Country Doctor Museum will host an oral history day from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 7 with the Southern Nash High School Advanced Placement U.S. history class. Students will interview participants about their memories growing up in rural areas and produce audio recordings. For more information, call Scott Hendricks at 252-451-8520.

Bridge club announces results

Wilson Duplicate Club winners for April 16 are Nancy Thompson and Jerry Woodard, first; Sim and Judy Wooten, second; Deas Linville and Martha Walston, third; Betty Banks and Mabel Gray Henry, fourth; and Sharon Foster and Carolyn Griffin, fifth.

Winners for April 18 are Ann Ipock and Nancy Thompson, first; Holmes Smoot and Betty Banks, second; Sally Barnes and Agnes Cherry, third; Frank Eagles and Louise Watson, fourth; and Teri Kennedy and Harriet Glover, fifth.

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