Community Events


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Hospice of Cleveland County




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Hearts for Hospice Fundraiser

January 13 – February 28, 2020 


For a $1 donation (or more), you can purchase a heart to display in your home, office, church, anywhere you wish. There is a place for you to put “In Honor/Memory” of a loved one and a line for “From”. 
Hearts can be purchased at the Hospice Administration Building or by calling 704-751-3537. 
Proceeds support the general operations of Hospice Cleveland County. 
All donations due no later than March 13th.
For a $1 donation (or more), you can purchase a heart to display in your home, office, church, anywhere you wish. There is a place for you to put “In Honor/Memory” of a loved one and a line for “From”.
Hearts can be purchased at the Hospice Administration Building or by calling 704-751-3537. 
Proceeds support the general operations of Hospice Cleveland County.
All donations due no later than March 13th.

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“Reflections” Sharing Group
February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 13, 2020 |Free 
This grief sharing group meets for six weeks. No cost and open to anyone who has lost a loved one.
If you plan to attend one of our groups, please make every effort to attend all six sessions. 
Registration forms are available at HCC Administrative Office or by calling 704-487-4677. 
Thursdays: January 9, 16, 23, 30, and February 6, 13, 2020 
5:30pm – 7:00pm 

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Memory Bear & Pillow Workshop
February 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Participants will have the opportunity to make a teddy bear or pillow out of a loved one’s shirt or other  article of clothing. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. 
Please call one of our Grief Counselors at 704-487-4677 to reserve your space. 
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 
9:00am – Noon or 4:00pm – 7:00pm 
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https://www.hospicecares.cc/events/list/

 

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The Hospice Store 

1450 East Dixon Blvd. in Shelby

(the former Mabry Office Equipment Building)

Store hours: Tuesday – Friday 10am – 6pm, and Saturday 10am – 2pm

Donations are accepted at The Hospice Store Tuesday – Saturday.

We can also pick-up your donations by calling 704-751-3530 to arrange a pick-up time.

All donations are tax deductible and proceeds benefit Hospice Cleveland County patients


Items that can be found in our store:

Artwork          Electronics          Lamps          Musical Instruments           Rugs 

Toys & Games          Patio Furniture          Tools           Exercise Equipment          Clothing 

Jewelry & Purses          Housewares          Glasses & Dishes          Lines          Furniture 

Antiques          Collectibles          Crystal & China          Small Appliances          Books 

and more!


Please call 704-751-3530 if you have items to donate or for volunteer opportunities.
Store hours: Tuesday – Friday 10am – 6pm, and Saturday 10am – 2pm
1450 East Dixon Blvd.• Shelby, NC 28150


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Council on Aging Services

The Neal Senior Center is now operating on the following schedule:

Monday-Thursday-8:00am until 5:00pm

Friday-8:00am until 1:00pm

We are closed Saturday and Sunday.

The Council on Aging provides a place for adults age 55 and older to easily access information and services as well as to meet to socialize and enjoy participating in programs and special seasonal events.

*Housing: Provides management, development and service coordination for seniors in our housing program. The COA owns and manages 37 subsidized units and 48 units in partnership with the Lions Club for a total of 85 units. We have 36 units of affordable housing adjacent to Neal Center.

*Nutrition: Coordinates and delivery of over 200 individual meals per day at three congregate meal sites and through Meals on Wheels.

*Outreach and Assistance: Provides home repairs, respite, in home services, emergency assistance, nutritional supplies, incontinent supplies, food pantry and other services to older adults. Staff and a coordinated system of volunteers provide these services which allow the elderly to live healthier and more safely in their homes reducing numbers prematurely placed in long-term care.

* Rentals: The Senior Center is proud to offer individuals and organizations the opportunity to rent our facility for an event. Space is available for numerous events including weddings, seminars and dances. For additional information concerning our facility or to schedule an appointment with the Building Rental Coordinator, please call 704-482-3488. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM.

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Services Spotlight-Telephone Reassurance

Do you, or someone you know, live alone and have little contact with people? If the answer is yes, the Council on Aging/Telephone Reassurance Program might be right for you. This program is especially for seniors age 60 and better that would like for someone to make phone contact with them Monday through Friday. On these days, a volunteer will call to make sure you are up and okay. If the volunteer does not get an answer, they will notify a contact person who will come check on you. If you are interested in this program or being a volunteer to make calls with this program, please call Kathy Cobb at 704.482.3488.

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Ladies Support

When: Second Tuesday of Every Month (except Holidays) Time: 11:30AM

Cost: No Charge

After the death or divorce of a spouse, one deals not only with personal bereavement, but also with new dilemmas in almost every aspect of life.

Employment, financial and legal affairs, housing arrangements, and even meal preparation are all situations that present new challenges for both the men and women.

In handling these altered circumstances, many people around the country are finding an important source of support and guidance in voluntary support programs, which put them in touch with others who have themselves, experienced similar situations.

The Cleveland County Council on Aging/Senior Center has a Ladies Support Group for 55 years of age or older. These groups provide a variety of programs that deal with such topics as caring for your car, depression, cooking for one, self-protection and health information. It is a great way to learn new stuff and socialize with people in your community.

Coping with life after the death or divorce of a loved one becomes even more difficult as one realizes and deals with unfamiliar activities and loneliness. We welcome you to come and experience the camaraderie with this wonderful group of ladies. They meet monthly for educational, social and recreation events. The Ladies Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Senior Center at 11:30 for lunch and a program.

For further information please call Kathy Cobb at the Senior Center at 704-482-3488

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Commodities

Sign up: February, May, August, & November Distribution: March, June, September, & December

Commodity Registration: August 12th-14th, 2014

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Computer Lab

When: Open Monday-Friday(except holidays)

Time: 8:30AM-4:30PM

Cost: $1.00 each day-Free to Members of the Senior Center Instructor: Dub Peeler is available each Monday by appointment only. To make an appointment, call the Senior Center at 704.482.3488.

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Legal Aid

Available on Wednesday's at 10AM by Appointment Only Attorney: Mr. J.A. West

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Notary

When: Call ahead for appointment Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM

Cost: Free to Senior Members

Notary: Mary Hamrick or Teresia Ladd

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Items Needed for Council on Aging/Senior Center Food Pantry

People in our community would be surprised at the number of families our food pantry serves.

As the cost of living increases, their check doesn’t increase at the same rate so they don’t always have resources to feed their families adequately. That is why the food pantry exists – to aid those who need food, especially on an emergency basis. We want to make sure that our seniors have the food they need to sustain themselves, so we are always seeking donations to help the seniors who use our pantry.

With these bad economic times, the number of people who need the food pantry keeps increasing.

That is why we are always grateful to receive donations of the following items that are always in need: canned meat, canned fruit, fruit juice boxes, canned and bottles, small jars of jelly, macaroni & canned vegetables, small jar of mayonnaise, cooking oil, cereal, breakfast food, small cans of coffee, small boxes of tea, sugar, boxed milk or powder, paper towels, toilet paper.

We are also asking for donations of personal care items. Often, people who need food are also in need of other basic items for their daily personal needs. These times include: razors (men/women), shaving cream, aftershave, deodorant, soap, lotion, tissues, laundry & dish detergent, trash bags, shampoo, toothbrushes and toothpaste, denture tablets and adhesive.

There are numerous opportunities for groups or individuals to help the Pantry. Remember us if you are conducting a food drive. Please contact the Service department.

For more information please call Kathy Cobb or Heather Ledbetter at the Council on Aging/Senior Center at 704-482-3488.

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Central United Methodist, Kings Mountain, NC-Breakfast

Central United Methodist Church, 113 S. Piedmont Ave., Kings Mountain, NC, will be holding a breakfast, Saturday, July 4, 2015, from 6:30 am until 10:00 am. Country style buffet (all you can eat).

Menu will be: eggs, grits, biscuits, toast, bacon, sausage, country ham, liver mush and gravy.

Drinks: coffee, both full flavor and caffeine free, juice, milk, and soft drinks.

They ask for a $6.00 donation, children 6 and under are free.

This will be on the first Saturday of every other odd numbered month (May, July, September and November). Please invite all your family and friends, neighbors, Facebook, Twitter and E-Mail friends.

This is a fundraiser for their 2016 Mission trip to Costa Rica. For information or directions you can call the church at 704-739-2471 or Gib Brazzell at 704-739-8676.

Polkville Baptist Church

Polkville Baptist Church Infant & Preschool Clothing Closet is open on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00 am til 11:00 am. Families can receive clothing and other items for their own children. Clothing sizes available are newborn to 24 months and 2T-5T. Parents need to bring a picture ID card for themselves and a social security card or medicaid card for their children.

More information can be found at polkvillebaptist.com/clothingcloset or call the church office at 704-538-7464.

The church is located at 4214 Polkville Road, Shelby, NC

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Cleveland County Community Links

City of Shelby -

http://www.cityofshelby.com

Cleveland County, North Carolina Government -

http://www.clevelandcounty.com/ccmain

Cleveland County Sheriff's Department -

http://www.clevelandcounty.com/sheriffs_office

Crystal Springs Estates -

http://www.crystalspringsnc.com

Healthy at Home -

http://www.clevelandhomehealth.org

City of Kings Mountain -

http://www.cityofkm.com

City of Boiling Springs -

http://www.boilingspringsnc.net

Boy Scouts of America

Broad River Greenway

Broad River Genealogical Society

Carolina Thread Trail

Carrousel at Shelby City Park

Chamber of Commerce

Cleveland Community College

Emergency Training Center

Cleveland County Arts Council

Cleveland County Astronomical Society

Cleveland County Community Development Corporation

Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership

Cleveland County Fair

Cleveland County Firefighter's Association

Cleveland County HealthCare System

Cleveland County Humane Society, Inc.

Cleveland County Tennis Association

Cleveland County Travel & Tourism

Cleveland County Water

Cleveland Vocational Industries, Inc.

County Government Services

Destination Cleveland County

Greater Cleveland County Soccer Association

Greater Shelby Community Theatre

Grover Volunteer Fire Department

Harvest Works, Inc.

Historic Preservation Taskforce

Historic Shelby Foundation Home & Land Magazine

Cleveland County Keep Shelby Beautiful

Kings Mountain Historical Museum

Lake Norman Rural Planning Organization

Life Enrichment Center Adult Day Care and Health Service

Kings Mountain Little Theatre

Lawndale Historical Society

NC Civic Education Project

North Carolina Travel and Tourism Information

Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department

Sharks Aquatic Club

Shelby Parks & Recreation

Shelby Rescue Squad

Smart Start

Stolen Horse International, Inc.

Uptown Shelby Association

U.S. Army

U.S. Army-Standardized Test Preparation Course

YMCA

Kingstown Community Development Corporation:

Provides health and wellness programs such as prescription assistance, youth development and community education, as well as economic development.

Contact number: 704-484-5222

Email: Jackie.Hopper@clevelandcounty.com

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