Community Briefs: Organ recital scheduled

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Organ recital scheduled

A celebration organ recital at First Baptist Church with multiple local organists will be Ssheld at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. The program is free and open to the public.

St. Therese plans spaghetti supper

The Knights of Columbus and St. Therese Catholic Church will host their 55th annual spaghetti supper on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Lunch will be severed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and dinner from 4-7 p.m. The church is located at 700 W. Nash St. The meal includes spaghetti, salad and bread for takeout. Drinks and dessert are added for diners who eat in. Tickets are available at the door on Feb. 25 or in the drive-thru line.

Genealogical society to meet

The Wilson County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Wilson County Public Library, 249 Nash St.

Local historian Jerilyn Lee will share the stories of the United States Colored Troops, along with more than 100 pictures and artifacts of black soldiers, sailors and officers who served during the Civil War. All are invited to attend this meeting and there is no charge.

‘Name That Tune’ seeks sponsors

Pro Music Conservatory, a nonprofit community school in Wilson now in its second decade, will hold its fourth annual “Name That Tune!” fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29.

Six businesses in the community — Farris & Thomas Law Attorneys, Stephenson Millwork, Joyner’s Funeral Home, Greenlight and The Wilson Times — have already agreed to sponsor teams, but there’s still room for more teams. Team sponsorships are $300 and all money raised will go toward Pro Music’s scholarship program.

The winning team will have $250 donated to the nonprofit/charity of its choice.

To sponsor a team or participate in “Name That Tune!” contact Pro Music Executive Director Gayla Turk at 252-291-3386 or promusicbusiness@gmail.com.

Prom dress donations sought

Community Service and Outreach is seeking donations of prom dresses, shoes, accessories and beauty and nail salon services. Clothing, shoes and accessories can be dropped off until April 15 at Cultivating Change II, 1502 Nash St., Suite C, behind Dick’s Hot Dog Stand. For more information, call D.S. Epps at 984-377-7829.

COMMUNITY BRIEFS are published on Tuesdays and Fridays as a public service of The Wilson Times. Email submissions to Lori Parrish at lori@wilsontimes.com.