VADA’S KINFOLKS COOKOUT will be held July 27-29. Friday, July 27, there will be a Meet & Greet at the Quality Inn, 315 N. Duncan Bypass, Union, from 7 p.m.-until. Saturday, July 28, from 8-10 a.m. Janice’s Health Walk & Breakfast will be held at Veterans Park. Lunch will be served from 1-3 p.m. at the Pacolet River Association Building on Lovers Lane Road, Union. The Family Banquet will be held from 6:30 p.m.-unil at the Pacolet River Association Building. Sunday Morning Service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 29, at Bethesda Baptist Church, Santuc. The Rev. Charles Jennings, Jr., will deliver the sermon. For more information contact ARay Jones at 404-402-4163 and Janice Cephus at 240-463-0197.
FOSTER CHAPEL ENTERPRISE LODGE #460 and LADY ESTHER CHAPTER #353 will hold the 2012 “There’s No Stopping Us Now” register to vote drive from noon-2 p.m. at the old Jonesville High School parking lot. Free hot dogs and drinks to everyone who registers.
FOSTER PARK PRECINCT WARD I BOX 1 will meet at 6 p.m. at the Union County Democratic Party headquarters, East Main St., Union. The purpose of the meeting will be to organize the precinct for the November election. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information call Ramona Farr-Lindsay at 441-7004 or Rose Rice at 429-0719.
THE DESCENDANTS OF JOSEPH (JOE) AND CARRIE LAWSON PARKS will gather for their second annual Family Reunion at the New Life Baptist Church Social Hall. Please bring your covered dish by 11:30 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon.
VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA will hold a Fish Fry Fundraiser at the Monarch Fire Department from 11 a.m.-until. Each plate comes with flounder, french fries, cole slaw, hush puppies, and a drink. Eat in or take out.
THE SINCLAIR FAMILY REUNION will be held at Fairview Baptist Church. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. Cups, spoons and plates will be provided. Just bring a well-filled picnic basket. Joyce Sinclair, President, and Floyd Sinclair, Vice President. For more information call 426-0529 or 427-3397.
TIMKEN SPORTS COMPLEX will host a meeting at 5 p.m. about upcoming youth boys, youth girls and men’s softball leagues. All three leagues will begin play during the first week in September. All interested players, parents, coaches and umpires are invited to attend. Registration will begin that same day. For more information contact Dolton Williams at 427-0150.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 87 will meet in The Flats in Buffalo at 7 p.m.
THE JONESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1982 will have their 30th reunion from 6:30 p.m.-midnight at the home of Kay Faucette Fowler, 297 C Fowler Drive, Jonesville, off of Pea Ridge Highway. Classmates are asked to bring their own refreshments and lawn chairs. For more information contact Leslie Goings at 466-7759 or Kay Fowler at 466-7333.
THE UNION COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT is looking for volunteer cheer leading coaches for its annual Flag/Stinger Cheerleading Program. Volunteers must be reliable and able to devote 3-5 hours per week to practice and/or games. All volunteers will be required to have a city and county background check. To volunteer, contact Jessica at the Union County Recreation Department at 429-1670.
A VETERANS ADVOCATE is in Union every third Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the One Stop, 440 Duncan Hwy., to discuss eligibility for health care, pension, disability and more.
THE NEW EMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH has opened a free clothes closet in the back of the Municipal Building in Jonesville. Hours of operation will be Tuesday and Friday 9:30 a.m.-noon.
SIMS HIGH CLASS OF 1965 is planning a reunion Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1. For information contact Queen Henderson, 4427-6219; Fannie Means, 674-5805 or Ben Johnson, 426-1399. The class is trying to locate Shirley Dawkins, formerly of Carlisle and John D. Whitmire, formerly of Union. If you have information, please call Queen Henderson.
UNION COUNTY ACTION NETWORK ORGANIZATION (WATCHDOG GROUP) meets weekly on Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 103 Main St., Union. The public is invited.