Thursday, Nov. 12
• The Torrington/Timken Retirees meet at Dempsey’s Pizza in Clinton at 6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14
• Carlisle Finishing Group meets at 9 a.m. at Midway BBQ for breakfast. There will be an election of officers. All members are urged to attend. Mike Hayes will entertain the group. All retirees and formers employees are welcome. For more information call 864-466-5276.
• The Union Civitan Club will hold the 3rd annual Illuminate the Lake 5K Run at 6 p.m. at Foster Park on Veterans Drive, Union.
• The Union Civitan Club will hold a Chicken Stew Fundraiser prepared by Tommy Sinclair from 4-8 p.m. for pick up at Foster Park on Veterans Drive, Union. Tickets will be sold in advance by Civitan members.
Monday, Nov. 16 & Tuesday, Nov. 17
• The Union Medical Center Volunteers will have a Book, Tech & Gift Sale in the hospital lobby on Monday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
The sale will feature exciting, new items, such as laptops, Samsung products, Beats, Skull Candy headphones, portable speakers, etc. Also featured will be children’s books, cookbooks, gifts for all ages, general interest books and more.
This is a great way to start or finish your Christmas shopping while supporting the UMC Volunteers.
Tuesday, Nov. 17
• The Union County Senior Citizens will have their Holiday Meal “Members Only” at Mon Aetna Church Social Hall at 6 p.m.
David Lawson will be providing the holiday music.
Monday, Nov. 23
• The Union County Democratic Party meets at 5:45 p.m., 201 Porter Street. Open to the public.
Friday, Nov. 20
• The Union Medical Center Volunteers will be holding their annual Fall Bake Sale in the hospital lobby beginning at 7 a.m. Money raised will go toward the adult volunteer scholarship fund.
Saturday, Nov. 28
• The Union High School Class of 1985 holds their 30th reunion at 6 p.m. at Veterans Park. For more information please contact Howard Giles at 864-466-2090.
Saturday, Dec. 5
• The Jonesville Christmas Parade will be held at 3 p.m. Groups, clubs, churches, businesses, schools and others interested in being in the parade can contact Tracy at 864-673-9191 or Ronnie at 864-466-7293 or Betsy at 864-674-6799. Line up will be at 1 p.m. sharp at the old First Citizens Bank building on Pacolet Street.
• The Union County Health Care Foundation will hold its first Christmas Gala at Veteran’s Memorial Park beginning at 7 p.m.
DJ Motown Bobby will be the entertainment for the evening. Hors d’oeuvres, dancing and auctions promise to make this an evening you will not want to miss! Auction items will include handcrafted Christmas decor, decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, etc.
A shuttle will be available from the parking lot to the door of the Lodge.
Tickets are $25 each and are on sale now! Drop by Union Medical Center for your tickets or call Greta Bailey at 864-301-2466 for other ticket locations or for more information about the event.
One hundred percent of the money raised from this event, as with all Foundation events, will go towards the Foundation’s continuing fundraising efforts to improve healthcare in Union County.
Monday, Dec. 21 & Tuesday, Dec. 22
• The Union Medical Center Volunteers will have a $5 Jewelry & Accessories Sale in the hospital lobby on Monday, Dec. 21 from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Come by for some amazing deals and finish up that last minute Christmas shopping!
Pete Stachler, a war veteran, visited the Monarch Elementary School’s Save the Children after-school program on October 28th. The STC after School made cards and sent them to several of our veterans in various communities, and Mr. Stachler was one of them. He came and talked to the children about his experience in the Army and flying helicopters.
Monarch Elementary School students pose for a picture with Pete Stachler, a war veteran who recently visited the school and talked to the children at about his experiences serving in the US Army and flying helicopters.