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Church festival set for today
Simon Grove Holiness Church, 4334 N.C. 42 E., will hold its fun day beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20. Attractions and games are free and food will be served.
Walmart offers free ‘Lion King’ tickets
Wilson’s Walmart Supercenter, 2500 Forest Hills Road W., will distribute free tickets to Disney’s remake of “The Lion King” from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Tickets are for Sunday showings of the movie and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each customer can receive up to four tickets per family.
During the ticket giveaway, Walmart will have activities including a handprint and lion tail craft table, a toy play table, animal face-painting, a virtual reality experience, food crafting and a poster giveaway while supplies last.
Lunch giveaway scheduled
Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church’s Feed My Sheep Meal Ministries will distribute free lunches from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the 513 E. Barnes St. church. Food will be available while supplies last.
Church plans hot dog giveaway
Mount Sinai Church of Christ Ministries will offer free hot dogs beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at 809 Black Creek Road.
Church to hold ribbon-cutting
LUCAMA — Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 6202 Wiggins Mill Road, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its family life center at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27.
Business plans customer appreciation day
Top Choice Insurance Agency, 1203 Goldsboro St. S., will hold a customer appreciation day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.
Free food will be available while supplies last and the event will feature games, vendors and music. Up to 200 backpacks filled with school supplies will be distributed to children.
The insurance agency will also collect backpacks for its back-to-school drive and nonperishable food items to be donated to a church food pantry.
Guardian ad litem volunteers sought
Organizers are seeking volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children through the judicial system’s guardian ad litem program ahead of a GAL volunteer class scheduled to begin in September.
For more information or to reserve a seat in the class, call the local guardian ad litem office at 252-824-3226 or visit www.volunteerforgal.org.
Bridge club announces results
Wilson Duplicate Club results for July 16, North/South, are Betty Banks and Agnes Cherry, first; Helen Paszek and Carolyn Griffin, second; and Lynda Land and Louise Watson, third. East/West results are Nancy Marlowe and Dot Boyette, first; Joe Exum and Jerry Woodard, second; and Judy and Sim Wooten, third.
Results for July 18 are Judy and Sim Wooten, first; Betty Banks and Holmes Smoot, second; Ann and Carl Ipock, third; Martha Walston and Jeff Gates, fourth; Nancy Marlowe and Janet Gresham, fifth; and Sharon Foster and Carolyn Paszek, sixth.