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Parks and Recreation Youth Tackle Football 2018

Registration for Anson County Parks and Recreation Youth Tackle Footbal has begun, and will continue until the deadline on Friday, July 20. You can come by the Parks and Recreation office to register before the deadline. The cost is $30 per person. A copy of the sports physical and birth certificate are also due by July 20. Parks and Recreation will have registration for grades 3&4 and 5&6. If there are enough children to sign up in these selected grades, they will host their own league. In the event that there are only have enough for one team, Parks and Rec will abide by the rules listed below.

A player is eligible to compete in Division I if he/she does not turn 8 years of age on or before November 1, 2017. A player is eligible to com- pete in Division I if he/she does not turn 10 years of age on or before May 1, 2018. No Exceptions!

A player is eligible to compete in Division II if he/she turns 10 years of age on or before November 1, 2017. A player is eligible to compete in Division II if he/she does not turn 12 years of age on or before May 1, 2018. No Exceptions! For more information contact Jeff Waisner at 704-695-2550, Wendell Small at 704-695-2782 or Morris Gatewood at 704-694-5751. Registration will be held 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the fol- lowing locations:

Wednesday, May 23 at Lilesville Elementary Ball Field

Thursday, May 24 at Morven Elementary


Homecoming & Revival At Rock Hill MBC

JULY 22 - 26 Homecoming & Revival At Rock Hill MBC. Homecoming Sun with Dr T.J. Horne at 11am & Rev Tony Barr at 3pm. Revival Mon-Rev Joletha Dockery, Tue- Rev Donna McNair, Wed-Dr Jerry Tyson, Thu-Rev John Kirk- patrick, all at 7pm


Senior Citizen Prom

Grace Senior Center will sponsor a Senior Citizen Prom on Thursday, July 26 at the Lockhart-Taylor Center, from 7 until 10 p.m. Anyone interested in attending please call Mary Jones at Grace Senior Center at 704-694-6616 to register and for addi- tional information


Wadesboro Civitan Club

Fri, July 27, 12pm  1pm
Wadesboro Civitan Club, each Friday at noon, at the Scout Hut.


HOLLA! Awarded Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Grant

HOLLA! has been selected by the North Carolina Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission to receive $1,000 in funding to help support project MLK-JR (Making Life Kind - Just and Righteous). MLK-JR is an original project developed by HOLLA! designed to expose local youth to the teachings of Dr. King. HOLLA!'s project is one of six selected statewide to be recommended for funding. Following are details of the project.

Project Goals:

" Promote the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

" Develop a sustainable and replicable program designed to instill hundreds of youth with the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

" Engage the entire community in our efforts to be proac- tive in developing a kinder community by exposing youth to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr through var- ious programs.

" Highlight the kindness and scholarship presently existing in our community through recognition during our various programs.

" Encourage kindness and scholarship in our community.

" Expose our youth to positive people and experiences.

" Lessen incidents of bullying and school discipline issues. Project Timeline

" January 8, 2018  Morven Chapter of Las Amigas/HOLLA! MLK-JR Essay Contest

" January 13, 2018 10:00 a.m. Downtown Wadesboro, NC  MLK-JR Parade

" January 15, 2018 8:00 a.m. Anson County MLK Cele- bration  MLK-JR winners present essays to public.*

" February 21, 2018 6:00 p.m. Anson Middle School/HOLLA! MLK-JR Oratorical Contest

" March 7, 2018 6:00 p.m.  MLK-JR Movie Night  Selma**

" April 4, 2018 - (50th Anniversary of the death of Dr. King)  MLK-JR County-wide day of non-violence***

" May 10, 2018 (Time TBD)  HOLLA! MLK-JR Quiz Bowl

" July 25, 2018 12:00 noon  MLK-JR Summer Oratorical Contest

" October 31, 2018 6:00  8:00 p.m.  ****

On October 14, 1964, Dr. King won the Nobel Peace Prize. This is a great month to have the MLK-JR Halloween Trunk OR Treat and Anti-bullying/Peace Rally and Dance. Chairman Jahn of the Nobel committee said, he was the first person in the Western world to have shown us that a struggle can be waged without violence. * 89th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ** 53rd Anniversary of Bloody Sunday *** 50th Anniversary of the Death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. **** 54th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.s Nobel Peace Prize Receipt For more information or to participate in this exciting project call the HOLLA! Center at 704.851.3144.